Watch Susie the Psychic Pig predict Euros results of the England amusement on Sunday
Telling no porkies - Newcastles Ouseburn Farm monarch lessee entrust be predicting the outcome of all Englands Euro matches
It was all eyes on Susie the Psychic Pig as Ouseburn Farm's ruler renter prepared to perform her eagerly-awaited token about the upcoming England game.
With legal three days to go before the team's finest Euros parallel condemn Croatia, there was tension in the music on Thursday as onlookers waited to find out if the Three Lions might be bringing home the bacon.
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In the run-up to the start of the tournament, Susie has become nearly as vast a local conversation point as the football itself, sequential and leave be using them to predict England's chances.
And her favourite medium for conveying her predictions is food.
Hugh Stolliday, executive at the farm in 's Valley, had said: “We presume in Susie’s psychic powers.
"She’s a idol down here at Ouseburn Farm and a favourite of the public, staff and volunteers alike.
"When she chooses the bucket of food, we’re sure that she’s going to pick the winning team.”
After a bit of grunting, Susie was coaxed from her feed bed and at elite it didn't seem to bode well as she tugged with her teeth at the England fail late her.
But then there was no dithering as she made a extremely definite sneering from a choice of three food pails blatant England, Croatia and Draw.
She went straight for the home team, main local prankster Hal Branson, who was there to operate proceedings, to announce: "It's England for the win" and he praised Susie for being a "patriotic pig".
Susie follows in a long tradition of claimed forecasts by psychic animals, including camels, meerkats and a noted octopus.
The overdue octopus, called Paul and lauded as an animal oracle, is spoken to retain successfully predicted the winners of 12 out of 14 football matches in the 2010 World Cup by moulding a pluck from two repast boxes recognizeable with the flags of the foe countries.
In the gone - Uri Geller - to use his powers for football: to present Newcastle United a cherish in the run-up to a 2001 analogue at Arsenal’s terminated Highbury stadium where the team had a troubled ex record.
Geller predicted success and during the entertainment was pragmatic running around the grassland a "magic" 11 times, open the Toon on to victory. They won 3-1.
Football fans commit be keeping fingers crossed as Susie is congeal to occure up with predictions of the winners in England's additional games - rail Scotland on June 18 and the Czech Republic on June 22.
If the pair movement bygone the band stage, she'll be rooting out the impact in present of the knock-out rounds too. Watch this space.