We have now hit the Forty mark in terms of new players heading to St.James’ Park and Fifteen players leaving (we’d had this previously as sixteen but James Perch didn’t know whether he was coming or going as we had listed in two separate places as leaving!).
We will still bring you the odd transfer ‘story’ if we think it is worthy of some attention, otherwise you can just rely on our daily service bringing you a round-up of all the rubbish transfer rumours.
The latest ‘Ins’ and ‘Outs’ (we’ll just add extra clubs after our players’ names as additional clubs show ‘interest’) will be added to the top of each list on a daily basis, leaving you with a rubbish transfer news free day.
I know we follow a mad club with owners who find increasingly bizarre ways of running it but after Sam Allardyce picked Ashley’s pockets and wasted fortunes on Smith, Geremi, Viduka, Barton and so on, the last thing our owner is going to do is spend a penny more than he has to.
With it being a Bank Holiday we thought we’d save you a bit of time by bringing you a quick round-up of all the transfer ‘stories’ we’ve spotted in the last few hours, then you can get out and enjoy the next few hours before cold, rain, wind and pestilence return.
Pretending to be footballers when they scored ‘goals’, the kid from Blackpool was shouting out ‘Messi!’ as the ball hit the net, then at times it was ‘Cisse!’, but the name he shouted out most was ‘Tom Ince!’.
It looks as though we can knock one ‘story’ that has never stopped running since Christmas, the ‘Tim Krul to Chelsea’ headline which has been used every day some place, since the first person made it up….