Newcastle United fan left red-faced after premature celebratory tattoo

    One Newcastle United fan got carried away with the excitement of the club's League Cup final appearance.

    (Reuters)Newcastle United fan Kris Cook was so convinced his club was going to win a first domestic trophy for nearly 70 years that he had a tattoo celebrating the fact on his leg.

    The problem was Newcastle ended up losing 2-0 to Manchester United in Sunday's League Cup final at Wembley.
    Cook had the popular club chant "Tell me ma me ma" complete with "NUFC Cup winners 26/02/23" etched on to his skin, but it proved somewhat premature as Newcastle's wait goes on.
      "I asked the lass who does my tattoos: 'Can you put cup winners on my leg?'" he told the BBC.
        "I think she was thinking it was a bad idea at the same time, but I got it done. I think my mam is still a little bit livid, my grandma, she went ballistic -- apart from that, all my pals think it's funny."
        Asked by a BBC Radio Newcastle repor