Bruce's View: Newcastle (a)

Last updated : 18 January 2007 By Brian Cartlidge

The win at St James' Park set up a 4th round home tie against Reading later this month.

"Not in my wildest dreams did I ever think the team could come here and beat Newcastle in their own back-yard 5-1," he said after the match.

"We are absolutely delighted.

"We are through to the next round and we have had a really good performance and shown a nation watching that we have got some good young players - and they can get even better.

"I am a Geordie and so are my mum and dad, my mother and father-in-law, so I will be in for a tough time over the next couple of days.

"Our performance, especially in the first half, was fantastic. We could have been three up.

"But all credit to them. They came up here in a cup tie, enjoyed the occasion, had a good go at Newcastle and in the end ran out worthy winners."