'Looked good': Some Newcastle fans laud talent who was 'the only' positive in 1-0 pre-season loss
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'Looked good': Some Newcastle fans laud talent who was 'the only' positive in 1-0 pre-season loss

It was an afternoon to forget for Newcastle United as they lost 1-0 to York City in their pre-season opener.

A late winner from defender Michael Duckworth saw the Toon lose to the National League side. Moreover, the likes of Callum Wilson, Allan Saint-Maximin and Joelinton started for Steve Bruce’s side.

After finishing 12th last campaign, there is some hope that next season won’t see the northeast giants sucked into a relegation battle in the Premier League.

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However, confidence has already been dashed following today’s result. But, it wasn’t all doom and gloom for Newcastle.

One player who particularly impressed supporters was Jacob Murphy.

The winger, who started at right-back, was a constant threat against the Yorkshire side, with the attacker causing problems throughout the game.

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Indeed, the forward was a standout player for Newcastle on the day. And fans on social media were impressed with what they saw from the former Norwich City attacker.

Here’s what some Newcastle fans had to say on Twitter about Murphy’s performance against York…

Newcastle fans will be hoping for a better performance from the squad in their next pre-season fixture.

Indeed, the Toon will face off against League One side Doncaster on Friday night. Moreover, supporters will be hoping for an improved display and result against Rovers

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