Steven Taylor (talking to the Daily Express): "We are not even thinking of the word 'relegation' and it won't happen.
No Relegation For Toon!
"We have to accept we are in a battle to avoid it, but this is a battle we will win.
"We have some world-class players and although it will be a battle, we have the fighting qualities to stay up.
"Then, we have to regroup next year. That's the aim; to get this season out of the way and ensure we are playing in the top flight next season."