sport news Eddie Howe is adamant Newcastle will soon break their 14-match winless start ...

sport news Eddie Howe is adamant Newcastle will soon break their 14-match winless start ...
sport news Eddie Howe is adamant Newcastle will soon break their 14-match winless start ...
Eddie Howe is adamant Newcastle will soon break their 14-game winless start if the Magpies match the spirit and resilience shown during 1-1 draw with Norwich in early relegation battle

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Eddie Howe insists Newcastle will soon break their 14-match winless start if matching the spirit and resilience shown during Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw with Norwich.

It was not the result the new manager wanted against relegation rivals and his side remain bottom of the Premier League, where they are now six points from safety.

But after Ciaran Clark was sent off just 10 minutes in, Howe was encouraged by his side’s response amid a raucous atmosphere inside St James’ Park.

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe (centre) insists his side will break their 14-match winless start

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe (centre) insists his side will break their 14-match winless start

They led thanks to Callum Wilson’s second-half penalty only for Teemu Pukki to smash an equaliser 11 minutes from time.

Howe said: ‘We had a mountain to climb so early in the game. We could have wallowed and had a victim mentality, but we didn’t. We manned up and responded to the situation. It is a great sign for what lies ahead.

‘The atmosphere is something I would have loved to play in. That reflected in the team’s performance, the fans galvanised the players. They

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