Lockdown Love
Irish Sunday Mirror|July 05, 2020
Lockdown Love
Solano: Pressure’s off Bruce’s Toon stars without fans
Richard Edwards

Newcastle are enjoying a lockdown upturn – and Nobby Solano thinks he knows why.

Steve Bruce’s side remain unbeaten in the Premier League since the return of top-flight football.

And in midweek they won 4-1 at Bournemouth – a victory which moved them to within touching distance of the top 10.

That performance against the Cherries saw Newcastle play with a freedom that had previously been lacking.

And Newcastle legend Solano (below right) believes the removal of spectators has taken away a huge chunk of the pressure that has proved too much for Toon players in the recent past.


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July 05, 2020