Draw feels like a win – Newcastle United’s Danny Simpson
Sunderland Echo - almost 6 years
<a class="fplink fp-57835" href="/Danny+Simpson+1">Danny Simpson</a> says the timing of Newcastle’s equaliser against Sunderland made the derby draw feel like a victory, writes GARY FOSTER. The full-back was delighted that the Tynesiders came from behind to claim a point, and while the game ended with honours even, Simpson says it’s the hosts who will be on a high after the result. “Last season, we left their place, when they scored in the last minute, and it hurt as it felt like we lost,” he said. “This time, we scored in the last minute, and it feels like a win. “It hurts when you concede in the last minute, and it will hurt them.” The draw at the Sports Direct Arena leaves the Magpies in the ascendancy when it comes to North East bragging rights, with Simpson saying: “We’ve taken four points from them in the last two seasons, and we’re unbeaten in the last five games against them.” The former Manchester United man, who spent a loan spell on Wearside in 2006/07, said: “It’s al...
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