To me to you, to me to you, to me to you: the laughs are never-ending with Newcastle United’s Chuckle Brothers.

If you are the opposition that is….

It is time to put down those buckets, offside traps, carrying ladders, fruitlessly chasing after disappearing strikers – and accept that comedy double acts only have a certain shelf life.

Yes, Steven Taylor and Fabricio Coloccini, that’s you I’m talking about.

All that was missing at Stamford Bridge was for Colo to slap Taylor on the arse with a plank of wood, or Taylor to tip a tin of paint onto Colo’s curly locks.

A bit like the real thing, Newcastle United’s Chuckle Brothers have had the odd high…but that is dwarfed by the long spells of their punchlines not hitting the mark.

The script has gone a bit haywire, forgetting your lines and shocking errors on the stage/pitch, plus you aren’t getting any younger.

The first half of the 2011/12 season was when you were at your best, sticking to the script and totally professional.

Since then we have been on a slide and the pair of you have been two of the main clowns….sorry, characters in the action.

It is time to bring down the final curtain, the  NUFC Chuckle Brothers need to be history sooner rather than later.

One of them sadly had his contract bizarrely renewed by an extra year in the summer despite the laughter drying up (apart from in terms of goals conceded), the same mistake can’t be made with the younger Chuckle Brother this summer.

Having Coloccini and Taylor’s names up in lights can’t continue, unless we all want to start to form an orderly queue at the end of the pier…

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