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As I prepare to enter my late twenties – very late some might say given that I’ll be 48 next week – the old grey cells are disappearing faster than serviceable strikers from the SoS.
Robert Lee, Alan Shearer……Michael Owen…….Albert Luque… were all statements of intent (ok, I didn’t say it always worked out did I?).
Hopefully the arrival of Demba Rodney to partner Demba Ba is a firm response to Sky’s dismissal of our right to challenge the top 6.
Paul Merson, kicked off the debate last week by suggesting in all seriousness – or what passes for seriousness when you have the IQ of a table-lamp – that perennial mid-table flounderers Aston Villa are a, “bigger club”, than Newcastle United.
Things we have learnt so far this season; Chelsea can’t have anybody sent off for any reason, Dalglish and Liverpool will defend their players no matter what they’ve done….
….and nobody is interested in Newcastle United.
What chance do Newcastle United ever have of breaking back into the higher reaches of the Premier league if they can’t even rely on their own?
If Carroll scores tonight will he kiss the badge, maybe he won’t if we pay him enough….
Still early days for Obertan but the jury is sitting in judgement.
As Chris Tait says though, ‘After all, what does that smelly old tramp from Old Trafford know about players? He signed Michael Owen didn’t he?’
So Krul to Spurs, Cabaye to Arsenal and Tiote to Man.U….
Do the rules actually allow us to have any decent players?
Gary Speed was a modern football dream, total commitment and not much ‘fannying around’.
Chris Tait uses his ‘Sweet Left Foot’ to go back in time and see how Gary Speed, the footballer, evolved.
Do you remember your first ever match watching Newcastle United?
Alternatively do those hazy memories get brought together by reading the stats years later?
When your dad isn’t into football how likely/unlikely are you to get into football.
Sweet Left Foot investigates and fine tunes the answer.
Former top Premier League referee rules on Liverpool v Newcastle controversial incident
Mikel Merino – The one that got away from Newcastle United
Only way you could come to this conclusion is if you hadn’t watched Newcastle United
A dream situation in which I want Mike Ashley to stay at Newcastle United
The story of Steve Bruce – How he now stands only 13 matches away from this milestone