Newcastle’s Players Get Off Lightly Compared To Coloccini’s Argentina
If Newcastle United’s players felt hard done by after Sunday’s derby match, they should think themselves lucky they aren’t playing over in Coloccini and Jonas’ home country.
Huracan, who are based in Buenos Aires, were knocked out of the Copa Argentina by Godoy Cruz on Wednesday and the following day the players had a ‘visit’.
“After training we were in the dressing rooms having showers, the Barras Bravas (Huracan hooligans) came in with their faces covered and with sticks, and intimidated everybody.
They hit some of the players and when we left, eight cars had been scratched and their tyres burst.
They also took money, watches and mobile phones from players.”
Huracan are the sixth best supported club in Argentina but are currently in the second tier, their big local rivals are San Lorenzo who Coloccini supports and was linked with in January.
The reports from Argentina also state that Huracan’s coach and several players are considering whether to stay…
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