Ex-Newcastle fullback Beresford convinced of Europa League chances

Former Newcastle United fullback John Beresford believes they can win the Europa League. Beresford – a veteran of European campaigns himself – is adamant that they can.

Former Newcastle United fullback John Beresford believes they can win the Europa League.

Beresford – a veteran of European campaigns himself – is adamant that they can.

“You know what? It’s got a chance. I want one team to do it because it would just take the ***** off the back from the North East,” he told The Journal.

“You know as well as I do, this place has been desperate for success for so long. I think we’ve created the monster a bit when we were there because we got so close that it always gets referred to.

“I think this club would go further in the long run if it could just get over that first hurdle and win something.

“I look at Bradford getting to the League Cup final this year, which I thought was absolutely phenomenal, but I was thinking, ‘How the hell have we not done something like that?’ Swansea as well.

“You look at it, and sometimes things just fall – you get the right draw or the right team at the right time or whatever."

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