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Things That Made Newcastle Fans Smile Last Season

9 years ago

Last season gave all Newcastle United fans plenty to smile about but what in particular sticks in your mind?

Each season we ask our magazine readers a load of questions in our exclusive Readers’ Poll and in one section we ask for funniest incidents and what made people smile.

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Handbags at the derby (Mick Hardman), Jose Enrique slowly walking towards the Leazes with his keeper’s top to the sound of ‘Jose Enrique, we’re in the top six’ blasting out at him (Phil James), Our stewards joining in the celebrations when Shola scored against the mackems (Ian Golightly), watching the Skysports gang choking on their orange juice watching us and Hansen/Lawrenson having to eat humble pie (Geoff Dick), Michael Owen’s tweet after match at SJP (Dave Walker), Taking the mick out of Stoke with our full-backs using the towels at their place (Rob Nicholson), ‘He cheats, he dives, he hates the Jackson Five..Luis Suarez! (Mark Bowie),

Gary Bennett on Radio Newcastle claiming Cisse’s goal against Chelsea was a fluke (Robert Ramsey), The letter to the mayor of Milan asking if he’d ever seen a mackem! (Mark Oselton), At the Liverpool match somebody saying, “There are so many of them I don’t know which one to boo!” (anonymous), The minibus trip to Bolton on Boxing Day, my sides are still aching (Brian Ireland)

Jonas pulling out his Spiderman mask and the dance that followed (Andrew Wilkinson), Because I am bitter and twisted, the ex-toon players who failed this season – Bassong, Beye, Barton, Carroll, Jose, Owen – with the exception of Owen they are all players who would have improved our squad and may now regret leaving (Davey Hudson), The Premier League table (Jamie Foster), Cisse and his goat curry and Ba and his strawberry syrup (David Punton),

Steve Bruce getting the sack (John Pickering), Pardew having a go at O’Neill (Chris Tindall), Perch transforming into ‘Perchino’ (F.Balloch), Alan Pardew’s interviews (R.Stuart), This (the last ) issue of The Mag – the best yet! (anonymous),  Top Dogs! (Steven Wandless), Ryan Taylor over the wall (Mark Bowie), The double over Stoke (Maria Jameson),

What made you smile last season?

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