After a sensational run of form, the wheels have slightly fell off in recent weeks for Newcastle, who now face an interesting trip to Vicarage Road.
There are three certainties in life: death, taxes, and Andy Carroll being linked with a move back to Newcastle whenever transfer season comes around.
Newcastle were handed a humbling defeat to bottom of the league West Brom on Saturday afternoon, and it will serve as a welcome reminder to the Geordies that they are not totally out of the woods yet.
Newcastle United can send West Brom to the Championship by avoiding defeat this weekend, but the game would have had so much more meaning if Alan Pardew was still in charge of the Baggies.
Islam Slimani made his first Newcastle United start on Monday night against Everton, but it wasn't anything to write home about.
Newcastle's last trip to Goodison Park was a horrific one, leaving Merseyside with a 3-0 defeat and a red card for now-captain Jamaal Lascelles.
Since Boxing Day, Newcastle United have only lost three Premier League games, and their resilience is exactly why they are staying in the top flight.
Throughout the whole season, pundits and fans have proclaimed that Newcastle have a team of Championship players competing in the Premier League, but was this ever really true?
Oh how things have changed in North East football.
It looks for all the world that Newcastle United are now safe from relegation, so all the talk has turned to how good a job Rafa Benitez has done at St James' Park.
Newcastle United made some stinking signings, and the fans have taken their time to name some of the worst.
The Portuguese youngster was sent off for a second yellow after he celebrated with the Nottingham Forest fans.
The South Korean scored the winner as his nation beat Qatar 3-2 in a World Cup qualifier.
Newcastle have a rich history of French footballers, especially in recent memory, but some have been less successful than others.
New arrivals at Manchester United and Everton impressed on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season.
Everton have enjoyed a very strong start under their new manager, sitting in fifth place.
Stoke City drew 1-1 with West Ham United at the London Stadium.
If you are a Tottenham Hotspur fan, we have the easiest way to make you smile and it only takes 60 seconds. But Arsenal, Chelsea and West Ham fans might not be so happy.
Sunderland have announced that they will be giving their stadium a face-lift.
The Canaries were in front against Newcastle, but ended up losing 4-3.