Mick Quinn delivers three-word verdict on Newcastle title win
By Danny Wright
Mick Quinn has taken to Twitter to saying that he was “never in doubt” about Newcastle’s chances of winning the Championship title.
Jack Grealish scored a late goal 200 miles away at Villa Park to stop Brighton from bagging the three points they required to win the trophy.
Aston Villa were down to ten men due to Nathan Baker’s red card and a goal behind thanks to Glenn Murray’s spot-kick.
However Grealish’s goal sparked wild celebrations at St. James’ Park after Rafa Benitez’s side secured a 3-0 win against Barnsley.
Quinn, a former Newcastle player, claims that he knew the title was coming all along by posting his three-word verdict on his personal Twitter account after the full-time results on Sunday came in.
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Ayoze Perez’s goal gave the Magpies an early lead with Chancel Mbemba and substitute Dwight Gayle rounding off the victory after the break.
The win means that Newcastle finish the Championship season top of the pile with 94 points – one more than Chris Hughton’s Brighton, who lost their last three fixtures of the campaign to let slip of a seven point lead.
Major work is now expected to take place on the Newcastle squad as the ‘Rafalution’ continues in the North-East.
Owner Mike Ashley was in the stands to watch his team secure the title and, according to the Daily Star, Benitez has already presented him with his demands for the summer, which includes a £100million transfer budget.
In other Newcastle news, fans have taken to Twitter to give their reactions to Grealish’s late goal.