A pretty amazing story breaking on Monday morning concerning Jamie Carragher.

After working for Sky Sports at Old Trafford on Saturday, he was driving away from the ground after watching Liverpool lose 2-1.

Stuck in traffic, a Manchester United fan was repeatedly goading the former Liverpool player about the result, both with their windows.

Pretty amazing that after a whole playing career where he would have had plenty provocation off the pitch, then the same now he is an outspoken pundit for Sky Sports, that he retaliated to the provocation by spitting at the Man Utd supporter in the other car.

To put the icing on the cake, the Man U fan was filming the whole thing AND he (the fan) had his 14 year old daughter in the car, with Jamie Carragher allegedly hitting her with his spitting.

Having watched the footage, the actions of the Manchester United fan are very embarrassing, especially when he has his daughter in the car and is filming whilst driving, but the actions of Jamie Carragher are just unbelievable.

However, at least one thing he can say, is that nobody can accuse him of being a hypocrite.

Just over three years ago, Newcastle lost in the last minute 1-0 to Man Utd at St James Park – Wednesday 4 March 2015.

However, what really made the headlines was the fact that Papiss Cisse and Jonny Evans were both caught on camera spitting at each other (read below). Both were then eventually banned, though Evans added extra humiliation on himself by repeatedly lying about having done it, until the evidence was so overwhelming that he had no option but to change his story.

Interestingly, writing in The Mail at the time, Jamie Carragher said (read below) that the ban for Cisse in particular was a ‘little excessive’ and talks about the spitting as being ‘a moment of madness’.

Carragher talked about over the top tackles as being far worse but I think the issue for most people, though clearly not Jamie Carragher, is that whatever the provocation, the last thing you would think about doing is spitting at another human being. With so much to lose with his pundit career, it is amazing that Jamie Carragher has done this, maybe suggesting he has some pretty deep anger management issues, if a defeat for Liverpool to Man U and some idiot taunting him, leads to this.

Jamie Carragher writing in The Mail – 6 March 2015:

The issue of spitting, sadly, has emerged again this week with Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse both being condemned.

As usual, there have been a number of people who have said ‘it is the worst thing that can happen on a pitch’; it is vile but let me assure you now – I would have preferred Lucas Neill to have spat at me the day he broke my leg in September 2003!

I was spat at once in my career. It came during a UEFA Cup game against Celta Vigo in 1998 and the player in question was a Russian midfielder called Aleksander Mostovoi. I was shocked more than angry when he did it because I couldn’t believe what had happened.

Cisse has admitted being in the wrong and hit with a seven-game ban. I know it is a disgusting thing to do but I do think that punishment seems a little excessive, particularly if you compare it to an over-the-top tackle that would ‘only’ get three games.

For Evans, the incident doesn’t look good at all. It would have been easy enough for him to spit well away from Cisse.

One final thing: all those people who have said about Evans ‘he’s not that type of lad’. Who is then?

Is there are a list somewhere of names who are ‘that type’? It is a stupid thing to say. It’s not about his character. It’s about whether he had a moment of madness, deliberately or not.

The Mag – 7 March 2015:

Newcastle United have just released an official statement (read below) which confirms that both Papiss Cisse and Jonny Evans have been banned after the spitting incident on Wednesday night.

Jonny Evans was cleared of spitting at Emmanuel Riviere in a separate incident but hasn’t been able to wriggle out of the moment when he spat at Papiss Cisse.

The Newcastle striker earned a bit of credit in this shameful episode by holding his hands up straight away.

However, Jonny Evans continued to lie about his involvement, despite the damning TV footage, an extra embarrassing episode for both the player and his club.

As expected, Jonny Evans has picked up a six match ban, with Cisse getting an extra one due to his earlier suspension for elbowing a player in the Everton match earlier this season.

Newcastle fans had already accepted they were going to be without their only out and out striker for all but the last three matches of this season, the only disappointment being that Jonny Evans and his club weren’t given extra punishment for trying to lie their way out of trouble.

Newcastle United official Statement

FA Confirm Cisse Suspension

Newcastle United’s Papiss Cisse and Manchester United’s Jonny Evans will serve suspensions of seven-matches and six-matches respectively with immediate effect following their game on Wednesday 4 March 2015.

Both players were charged in relation to an alleged breach of FA Rule E1[a] in that in or around the 38th minute of the fixture they spat at each other.

Mr Cisse accepted the charge and his suspension consists of six matches, which is the standard penalty for this offence, with an additional one match as he has previously accepted a violent conduct charge this season.

Mr Evans denied the charge but it was found proven following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing on Friday [6 March 2015], resulting in a six-match suspension.

The incidents were not seen by the match officials but caught on video.



  • robbersdog

    I’ve seen the Carragher video, and my first thought was…how is it possible to gob out that much phlegm? It was like someone was squirting a hosepipe at the Man Utd fan’s car.

    I’ll say one thing for Carrager – he may be a lout with the manners of a pig, but his ability to spray out a bucket-load of mucus could make the Guinness Book of Records.

    • Peaky Magpie

      It’s that humongous jawline mate….got to have some power behind that..

      • Rich Lawson

        It is a big chin

        • robbersdog

          The chin is Jimmy Hill-esque.

  • Rich Lawson

    Spitting is always cowardly,but he was in fact more worried about being pictured in the Range Rover he had just nicked from the ground.

  • Peaky Magpie

    Vile chav and a total 🛎🔚…..

    • MichaelMaximusMoose

      the bizzies will nick the driver for using a mobile
      😂😂😂
      he must be as thick as pigs schitt

  • MichaelMaximusMoose

    He`s not a bad pundit & seems to have good words for Newcastle, however spitting`s unacceptable,
    i would have rammed the Mank if there wasn`t a child in the car

    • Rich Lawson

      Slow moving jam,no kiddie,just get out and t##t him,totally unacceptable.

      • MichaelMaximusMoose

        I`ve had a few run in`s with Manks in the past they`re an arrogant bunch. all mouth, no bottle

        • Leazes.

          horrible accent.

          • MichaelMaximusMoose

            The Pits

          • Rich Lawson

            Hats off to Ken Dodd tho’,last of the true greats.

          • Leazes.

            If I had a hat I’d certainly takle it off.

  • Monkseaton Magpies

    The Man utd fan should be charged with dangerous driving banned from the roads for three years and have classes in how to be proper parent. Carragher should no better and should have not put himself in that situation. Have a few beers after the game get a taxi home he can afford it. Remember being at Boro a few years back when we beat them in the league cup and their fans attacked our cars and set some on fire so this situation could have been worse.

  • Wor Monga

    I agree with the Scouser so far as Cisse’s only fault was to retaliate in an equal and yet directly opposite manner…it’s nothing more than an instinctive human
    reaction, and in the heat of the moment it can happen to the best of us…even though spitting on opponents was never in the British game…the pitch was always
    the only target…

    …Evans knew what he was doing he wanted to take the Toons only real threat out, and he wanted Cisse to react to his unseen offensive action with a very visable action, that everyone in the ground would see, but Cisse isn’t Shearer or Mitrovic, and when it went down to a he did this first,etc, etc…they both had to go off…

    …There’s no justification for Carragher’s actions on this occasion though…he has to go, and good riddance!!!

    • Leazes.

      ello Clarko.

      • Wor Monga

        …Dream on driveller!!!

        • Leazes.

          When are you marrying your brother…..fleckman?
          I breaks a few taboos

          • MichaelMaximusMoose

            😂😂

  • Dillon Tovak

    I’m kind of loving Sky being pressured to part with 50% of their “punditry dream team”.
    Sky are grim. So’s Carragher for spitting, but the real villain is the Dad.
    People can say “Carragher spat at 14 year old girl” but the dad could have run one over whilst filming and driving. He should be fined for the full amount he got for selling the video to the papers.
    You can hear how delighted he is when Carragher spits.
    Both should be spanked in public for being naughty little boys.

    • Rich Lawson

      Still like to see Carragher go tho’,Gerrard can be the new scouse panto’ villain.

      • MichaelMaximusMoose

        I don`t think they`ll sack him

        • Dillon Tovak

          I agree, all they have on their website is his apology. Which I think is a sign they’ll wait for it to blow over.

        • Rich Lawson

          Controversy brings more viewers

    • Leazes.

      Carragher is on leave according to the BBC news.

      • Peaky Magpie

        Same garden as Pedro ???

        • TheNutJob

          😃😃

        • Rich Lawson

          Must be beautiful by now,all the time he has had to work on it. How long has Crewe taken. He will be at the Chelsea Flower show next year at this rate ?

          • Peaky Magpie

            😂😂😂 Think he’s hand pruning all the trees at Kielder..

        • Kneebotherm8

          They’ll both return……..after planting a few tetties……

  • Leazes.

    Is it really any different to Jeremy Clarkson punching a producer?

    • Rich Lawson

      Both are still cowardly,but given the size of the producer and the time Clarkson had to consider it, I see what your saying.Fair play to the BBc for getting shot of him tho’.What’s Bet Victor odds on Sky showing some b###s and binning Carragher ?

      • Leazes.

        Thing with Clarkson was total hypocrisy as he pilloried John Prescot for throwing a punch at an assailant but the producer was simply attacked… these things happen and aren’t premeditated…. well apart from Jezza who worked himself into a frenzy.

        • Rich Lawson

          Our Jezza does that to tho ‘

  • Peaky Magpie

    Funniest thing of it all Joey Barton & Vinnie Jones are condemning him…😂😂😂😂😂….sometimes fact is funnier than fiction..

    • Leazes.

      You are kidding!

      • Peaky Magpie

        Barton wants him removed from Sky allegedly….

        • Dillon Tovak

          Ahh fantastic Monday morning drama for a load of grot bags. It’s great.

          • Peaky Magpie

            Joey must want the annoying scouser gig….

          • Dillon Tovak

            Is he talksport? Owned by Sky, jobs his.

          • Rich Lawson

            Quite like to see that.

          • Peaky Magpie

            They would need one of those delay buttons they use….

      • Rich Lawson

        Got to be ?

    • Brian Standen

      Difference is if they had done it every book under the sun would get chucked at them, he will just get a slapped wrist!
      He has previous for ‘4 or 5 seconds of madness’ – did he not throw a coin back into the crowd at Highbury?
      Sack the stupid scouse twit!

      • Peaky Magpie

        You know what I was thinking earlier of the Highbury incident and it was definitely him,as Moose said somewhere earlier he’ll be alright but the driver of the car will probably get done.

    • Geordiegiants

      Those 2 should keep their mouths shut. Vinny bit someone’s nose and Barton fractured someone jaw!

  • Viru leckworth

    What was the girl’s father doing recording when in charge of a car. I reckon it won’t be only JC who gets a red card.

  • Rich Lawson

    Forget that humourless scouse t##t,Hats off to Ken Dodd,last off the true comedy greats.Don’t care if he had a football allegiance,he used to make me laugh till I cried. Today I’m just crying. God Bless.

  • Paul Patterson

    What’s been overlooked is that the driver should be banned for using a mobile at the wheel . . Carragher was a stupid prat for reacting to very tame goading . .

    • Down Under Mag

      Exactly…breaking the law and should be done. The whole thing was done to get a wind-up out of the pundit and capture on film to make a name for himself on youtube or facebook…while I think Carragher deserves his ban for such a loathsome act, the driver of the car deserves a fine at the very least for his own behaviour and to try and make a point that getting your Jeremy beadle moment is still going to cost you should you break the law!

  • stevetoontoon

    So carra didnt see the little girl sitting in passenger seat!!! I would have rammed him then tore his head off dirty scouse tramp!!! Lowest of the low!!