Williamson in response call

Mike Williamson admits Newcastle United are still searching for consistency as they look to shake off a recent wobble.

Last Updated: 02/10/13 at 11:07 Post Comment

Mike Williamson: Says Newcastle squad are working hard to put things right

Mike Williamson: Says Newcastle squad are working hard to put things right

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The Magpies appeared to be heading in the right direction after collecting two wins during a three-match unbeaten run, but have since tumbled down the Premier League standings after suffering back-to-back defeats.

Their latest setback came on Monday, with a dismal first-half showing leaving Alan Pardew's side with a mountain to climb against Everton.

They did respond after the break to haul themselves back into the game, but still went down 3-2 and pockets of the away support were quick to air their displeasure at Goodison Park.

Williamson, who was introduced off the bench on Merseyside, told the Evening Chronicle on Newcastle's struggles: "All I can say is that we're equally, if not more, disappointed than them.

"We're frustrated. We want to get back on the training pitch and put it right.

"The fans can see it and the players are the same, we're striving to find that consistency and balance.

"We have fantastic players. We struggled, but Everton are a fantastic team with a fantastic manager. They are still unbeaten, which says a lot."

Williamson, who could be drafted back into Pardew's starting XI for Saturday's trip to Cardiff City, added: "It is a big club. There is plenty of competition for places. It is up to the manager to pick the team.

"I am sure he will pick the 11 players and bench that will be suitable for Cardiff.

"Most of the lads just let their football do the talking."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

A

ll he wants are sharks with frickin lazers on their heads. Is that too much to ask?

mufc phil
Bomb threat on FIFA D-day

W

hy is the dinosaur trying to hold on to this.... Just leave... No one wants you in this position you corrupt loser. Let someone else take over....

arsenal121
Defiant Sepp blames minority

N

ow is the time for Allardyce to finally get a chance at a big club please. He is likely to have a number of great offers for his services this summer, but who will he choose? Will it be Liverpool, Real Madrid, Dortmund or Man City?

medina_sod
Allardyce leaves West Ham

Footer 365

Craig Cathcart out to build on a special 12 months

Northern Ireland and Watford defender Craig Cathcart wants to build on a memorable year for club and country.

Tim Sherwood defends Arsene Wenger's record at Arsenal

Tim Sherwood has praised Arsene Wenger's Arsenal record ahead of the FA Cup final after past criticism of the Frenchman.

Arsene Wenger keen to focus on future ahead of FA Cup final

Arsene Wenger will continue to look to the future, rather than reflect on past glories, if Arsenal can win his sixth FA Cup.

Mail Box

Players Must Stand Up For Qatar Boycott

Players, not bureaucrats, hold the key to boycotting Qatar. Also in the afternoon mailbox: Wenger is right to rotate, Zlatan can dribble, and it's Barca v Ajax in the budget final...

What Would You Do If You Were Blatter?

Step into Sepp's shoes, is the invitation from one mailboxer. Also: United already have their new number one, Rodgers deserves time, and the best Budget XI so far...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company