It neglected to emerge when each Geordie was confident and presently with the grimy dozen bound to history's dustbin up comes what could be unfortunate 13.
Newcastle United blew the shot at a first PL triumph against Brentford thus having surrendered three objectives at home they should head out to Arsenal with the most exceedingly terrible guarded record possible actually looking to dispose of the name of being the main side in England's four top divisions without a success.
Also, they should endeavor to do it with restricted individual contribution from new manager Eddie Howe, a casualty of Covid just as a Newcastle curse.
In any case, nothing is simple this horrendous season.
Twelve matches played, none won, an astounding 27 objectives yielded, lower part of the association.
The main way is up? Perhaps not come Saturday lunch yet ideally yes ultimately.
There is unavoidably uplifting news and terrible news on that front.
Four of the past 10 first class groups to be winless after the initial dozen matches still made due _ Man City (80-81), Sheff United (90-91), Everton (94-95) and Derby (2000-01).
Brain you Wolves, West Brom, Swindon, Norwich, QPR and Sheff United last season all took the feared drop!
Obviously, assuming 12 becomes 13 without a three-point pull then the strain will be turned up to practically deplorable levels for the following two games over the course of about four days home to Norwich and Burnley.
Such is the insane universe of NUFC right now that while we ponder the shivering considered assignment and Championship soccer we are simultaneously being connected with marking one of the world's top players!
The eye-popping idea that United could draw Kylian Mbappe to Tyneside on the rear of newly discovered abundance was made by no not exactly World Cup champ and individual Frenchman Emmanuel Petit.
Anyway back to the now instead of Fantasying Island. History isn't United's ally at the Emirates.