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But Gregory joked: 'This was a real baptism of fire for Angel, the rest of the season should be a breeze.
Berwick Rangers suffered a baptism of fire at home to Newcastle City Milan in their first foray into the top flight.
But now Adam reckons that baptism of fire was a key factor in giving him the fortitude to handle the pressure at a club as big as the Anfield side.
Newcastle boss Chris Hugh ton a dmi t s h i s Premiership new boys face a baptism of fire and said: "It will be a huge challenge for us.
EUROPE'S new political double act faced a baptism of fire today over their credentials for two of the most important EU posts ever created.
Summary: Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington is planning to give young players a baptism of fire in next month's friendly in Italy.
WEST PARK'S baptism of fire in North One on Saturday against a powerful Hull side came as no surprise.
DWAIN Chambers is steeling himself for a baptism of fire in Castleford's reserve team friendly against York at the Jungle tomorrow.
Being involved with the Blue Square Derby is going to be a baptism of fire - but I'm looking forward to the challenge.
Back in November 2004, Butlin had a real baptism of fire, being beaten inside a round by Leicester's Martin Concepcion at light- middleweight in Halifax.
He's only young, he's come in and had a baptism of fire but he handled it well at Liverpool and against Arsenal.
A NEW-BORN baby was given a baptism of fire when he made his way into the world - on the forecourt of Cardiff Central Fire Station.