‘I’m not sorry’: Newcastle United star adds insult to injury for Tottenham Hotspur fans

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Callum Wilson shared his desperation to be part of the party on the pitch as Newcastle fired five past Spurs in just 21 minutes last weekend.

Newcastle United striker Callum Wilson rubbed salt into the wounds of Tottenham Hotspur as he reflected on the famous 6-1 win at St James' Park last weekend.

The Magpies man had to settle for a role on the bench for the fixture as Eddie Howe opted for Alexander Isak up front.

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Speaking on the BBC Sounds' Footballer's Football Podcast, Wilson admitted he was disappointed not to have a place in the starting eleven which was made even worse as he saw his teammates scoring goal after goal.

He said: "It was a six-pointer because that was the gap that was going to be created between us in the league.

"You score so early and you're like oof, what a start to the game. You don't expect to get two, three, four then five in 20 minutes.

"I was sitting watching on the side thinking, get me on! Him and him have two already, rest them, start subbing people! At West Ham, I got two goals and got subbed off.

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"At half time, I was warming up like a madman. The atmosphere was unreal, everyone was buzzing.

"In between the goals it was a bit eerie and shocked, like it weren't really happening. A fascinating game. It was nice to be a part of."

Callum Wilson took just one minute to score after coming on the pitch (Image: Getty Images)Callum Wilson took just one minute to score after coming on the pitch (Image: Getty Images)
Callum Wilson took just one minute to score after coming on the pitch (Image: Getty Images) | Getty Images

Come the 66th minute Wilson did get his chance and was thrust into the action in place of Isak. Just a minute later and he found himself on the scoresheet with Newcastle's sixth goal.

The star joked: "It was a fantastic scoreline against such a great team. For us it was a fantastic day, for them it was terrible.

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"It's bizarre speaking about them scorelines against such a good team. If you see the players they had on the field, unbelievable talent.

"Did I feel sorry for them? I stepped on the field and made it six. That speaks volumes in itself. If I felt sorry for them I'd have taken it easy."

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