Newcastle’s new owners react to 1-0 win vs Aston Villa & Shearer give his man of the match
After yesterday’s stunning win over Aston Villa, co-owners Mehrdad Ghodoussi and Jamie Reuben both rushed to Twitter to offer thanks to the squad and the Toon Army.
Both Ghodoussi – Amanda Staveley’s husband – and Ghodoussi praised our ‘amazing resilience’ after seeing us battle out another important three points at St James’ Park.
With the win, we moved four points clear of the relegation zone as Burnley, Norwich, and Watford all lost their games over the weekend.
Two wins in a week and a fantastic defensive effort, with debutant Dan Burn named man of the match by Alan Shearer – and rightfully so!
The big guy didn’t put a foot wrong the whole game, being calm on the ball, dominant in the air, and wonderfully reading the play.
After the game, here’s what Reuben and Ghodoussi tweeted, followed by Alan Shearer’s post-match tweet, in which he paid respect to our new Geordie giant: