Quinn: The one thing I want to see from Newcastle this weekend

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Former Newcastle United striker Micky Quinn has called for spirit and togetherness ahead of the weekend.

Former Newcastle United striker Micky Quinn has explained in his column for the Chronicle what he wants to see from the side this weekend.

Quinn has called for togetherness and unity as the Magpies look to put an end to a run of eight games without a win, which would ease the pressure over the club in the relegation fight.

Newcastle’s ex-striker just wants the team to show that they care, which will alleviate a small part of the frustration which has been building among fans.

“If there is one thing I want to see from Newcastle United players this weekend it is togetherness,” wrote Quinn.

“Show some team spirit, show some togetherness and show you are proud to wear the black and white shirt.”

“Whatever happens they need to show they care.”

Fans will take any defeat and any losing run, as long as they are sure the team are giving them everything in terms of effort and commitment.

Those qualities have been lacking in recent weeks and if they continue to go missing over the club’s final few league games, there is only one outcome for Newcastle.

It’s not just about the players and manager John Carver also needs to step up this weekend.

He’s got to find a good tactical system, which gets the best out of his team and leaves him and the fans talking about the positive changes on display, rather than any negative and small talking point, which attracts negative criticism.

A win transforms the feeling and belief around the club and the players throwing in some effort will make the fans just a little bit prouder.

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