Oh that 1 hurt. You're right. I truly which to be a dead dynasty that has inferior financial backing in a very rich league/sport and I can only pray that 1 day we'll finish in the top 8 again.
I can promise you this 100 thousand times over. I'll take 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th and never get through the group stages of Europe for the next 20 years then be relegation candidates every again.
Ask Leeds, Portsmouth, Coventry, Hull etc fan what it's like not knowing if you're going to bounce back cause it sure isn't fun if you can't do a Newcastle.
You'll see in a few seasons what I mean