Hi All,

This is my second article on The Mag, after last season I wrote about the depth of the squad.

To refresh your memories, I am one of the biggest fan of Magpies here in Indonesia (a country in South East Asia, fyi).

Unlike my first article, right now I am not paying much interest on talking about Newcastle’s squad depth or players’ position on the field or even the formation.

My only concern is when will someone try to buy the club off Mr. Mike Ashley?

Please someone pass on this hope from South East Asia.

Seeing our club’s (lack of) movement in this Premier League summer transfer window, I can’t help but feel sorry for us the fans. It is like we are a new fish thrown at this pond called Premier League and it seems like we don’t have adequate physical needs to do battle with other fishes on the pond.

Money spent so far….

£4m for a Goalkeeper who actually had a hand in saving our club’s fate last season (compared to Liverpool who just broke the transfer record for a Goalkeeper, by the way) – big gratitude towards Sparta Prague for their willingness to accept such a small fee.

A free transfer for an experienced but not spectacular midfielder (replacing a much younger midfielder with bags of potential, who was sold for £10m – Can we use that money to buy players?

One loan transfer for our best left winger last season.

And then you compare those transfer activities with the others in the Premiership and what do we have as a conclusion?

Only Tottenham, Everton, Crystal Palace, Burnley and Bournemouth who are not spending more money than us. Not yet, by the way. Still more than two weeks before the window closes but these five clubs already have better squad depth than ours. For example, you don’t buy the best left back in the Championship Division season 2016-2017 in Charlie Taylor mostly just to sit on your bench, but Burnley just did that last season.

So where will our expected league position at the end of this season be if our squad isn’t strengthened more? Just like Benitez has said, we will be lucky if we stay up at the end of this season.

Please Ms. Amanda Staveley, or anyone, buy our club, I beg you. Relieve us from this sorrow feelings.

And Mr. Mike Ashley, I really hope you read this article because I want to say I have enough hatred for you just to smack your fat face if you are near me, but the fact is you are not.

And for Mr. Lee Charnley, I just am lost for words with you. Are you human or are you a chicken, I don’t know. If you both still have what normal people call conscience, dignity and honour, you both should leave our beloved club and probably we will forget all your faults and sins, probably.

I am very sorry for my terrible English and choices of words. I really hope that what I want to share is understandable. Please note I am not a native and came from a far far country out there.

Howay the lads.

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  • Leazes.

    Come on Dillon this was your chance and you missed it….. ‘Charlie Fried Bananas’ is back!

    Point to me I think!

  • Toontaff

    It’ll be interesting to know who they think the person who wrote this article is! I love hearing about the troll family tree and the ghost writers.

    • Leazes.

      That’s Simon Van Der Velde’s idea of a joke!

      • Toontaff

        Well, at least he’s sorry for his choices of words………..

        • Leazes.

          I wish he was sorry for his nom de plumes

  • Mrkgw

    Priceless. Good to know that our pain spreads across the world. OUST HE REGIME!

    • Leazes.

      What……. as further afield as Heaton?

      • Mrkgw

        From Heaton to Timbuktu. ASHLEY OUT!

        • Leazes.

          No…. the author…we’ll its Sim….. oh forget it!

  • Toontaff

    On the ‘ifrafageswego’ there are 422 of us who have signed the petition, as season ticket holders. With all the apparent fury, this just isn’t going to make any difference. I really wasn’t sure if I could justify paying more for my season ticket, but did on the final day of the second deadline.
    I stopped going for 4 seasons from 2012-2016 after 20 years of being able to go when I moved here. Going regularly to SJP was a dream, having only been able to go a handful of times since my first visit in 1982 to watch Kevin Keegan’s debut v QPR. I returned with new found hope due to Rafa, enjoyed winning the Championship and most of last season.
    It really started to feel like we were getting somewhere, but our portly pal has put a stop to that!

    • Leazes.

      I think about 3000 have gone from last season, and that’s why I can’t sign it….. no point when a walk out has already happened

      To some degree this will be the third such walk out (my second) but he has always managed to plug the gaps by selling premium tickets at £80 per season to kids and as family tickets and they do get taken up. Matchday tickets too will see the ground filled for the leading clubs and their star players.

      Its become a question of how much enjoyment you experience from seeing your team humiliated at home and last season was only tempered by surprise victories over Man Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea, and I really cant see that happen again. Add to that the ‘dumb silent insolence’ from the regime and what is the match day experience now? The artificial flag displays which keep reminding us we are a big club but don’t effect the thinking of the chairman or owner one iota!

      • Toontaff

        Seems you cannot mention Biffa and Niall’s site on here!
        I fail to understand what Ashley is trying to do. A couple of decent signings and investment in the academy would make him more money and make us a top half team, rather than relegation candidates. They called it sabotage – which it is.

        • Leazes.

          Don’t mention them then.

  • Peaky

    Just look at that bloody stupid grinning idiot on the left…..and as for Augustus Gloop,classic case of been bullied at school and now it’s the ‘hunted becomes the hunter’….

    • Superdooperhooper

      They remind me of those two out of Austin powers. Dr evil and fat [email protected]@rd

      • Peaky

        That’s exactly who they are

  • robbersdog

    And for Mr. Lee Charnley, I just am lost for words with you. Are you human or are you a chicken, I don’t know.

    I like this fella!

    • Toontaff

      Looks like he’s hatching a plan!
      I’ll get me coat…………….

    • Leazes.

      Its as convincing as Yul Brynner playing the King of Siam.

    • Mrkgw

      Haha, I liked that bit. 🐔

  • Dont stop bobbi fleckman

    Chandra, is your English name Eddy by any chance, chairman of the Indonesia Toon Army?

  • Hendra Arighi

    mantap bang, lanjutkan. #HWTL