Steven Taylor will never learn.
Puts in one half decent performance and then starts shouting the odds, saying he is back and wanting everybody to know about it.
Steven Taylor gave one embarrassing interview to the club website after Saturday’s win, talking about ‘having his swagger back‘.
However, this one below just takes the biscuit, Steven Taylor speaking to The Mirror (that’s the newspaper by the way…).
Why can’t he just keep his gob shut and try to play a handful of decent matches, rather than feeling obliged to come out and tell everybody how he has proven them wrong so often in the past.
The centre-back even claims that the fans might have turned on the team on Saturday in the first 5-10 minutes if they weren’t playing well, yes it is those deluded fans to blame yet again.
Taylor says that ‘when you are not playing you are always going to be written off’, well Steven, I hate to say it but fans have written you off just as many times when you HAVE been playing.
The 30 year old defender is bragging about the job he did marking Victor Anichebe…surely the worst striker playing for the worst and most negative team to have visited St James Park in a long time.
Does he not even think for one second that it might have been better to stay silent until he faces Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, Oscar, Willian and the rest next Saturday on live TV at Stamford Bridge?
Steven Taylor thinks that Newcastle have missed characters like him this season, the truth of course being that Chancel Mbemba has missed having a quality partner in the middle of defence but not many fans that I have spoken to have ever said ‘Eeeh, I wish that Stevie Taylor was fit’.
Taylor is even bragging about his fitness, what a clown. You have somebody who has only started 18 Premier League games in the last 32 months, he has only started 76 PL matches since getting promotion, averaging 12 PL starts per season.
In his entire career Steven Taylor has never started 30 league games in a season and even if you think that at certain times he looks the part, surely they can’t give him another contract when his next injury is only ever days away, although you know for a fact they will…
Having made the appalling error of giving Fabricio Coloccini an extended contract, you think surely Newcastle won’t do the same again.
Anyway, the Steven Taylor roadshow rolls on to Stamford Bridge next Saturday, if he doesn’t get injured in the meantime…
Steven Taylor talking to The Mirror:
“We need characters on the pitch, when you play for Newcastle, you need a bit of fruit and veg down there.
“You have got to hold your own and that is what I did – go out there, put myself about, threw myself at everything, and yes…wind them up.
“It has been quiet from what I have seen in the last few months, so liven it up a bit and it seemed to work on a few of their players, they were moaning and it puts them off their game.
“When you are not playing you are always going to be written off, that’s how it is, but I get on with it.
“I like to prove people wrong, I have done that in all my years here, every time it comes round to contract negotiations, you are always written off.
“So I just get on with it, I play with my heart and soul, and graft, and make sure we get a result.
“There are many years to come for me and I’m feeling good, I’ve got good people around us, keeping me fit and well now and that’s my main thing. Just playing football and getting that hunger back now, that is the main thing for me.
“You have got to be hungry and I have been dying to get out there for ages so I’m absolutely loving it.
“You get some highs and lows, with injuries and little setbacks, but I rise from that and I prove myself by training hard.
“I never sulk, that is how I’ve always been brought up – to prove people wrong, prove everybody wrong.”
“My main thing is winning games, I said before the game, win ugly.
“The fans, probably 5-10 minutes they would have given us – if things weren’t going right they could have turned on us.”
(To feature like Sam, send in your articles for our website to [email protected])