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Sensible Thinking By Kinnear To Give Players Day Off

2:55 pm, Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 118 Comments

Joe Kinnear talked to the Evening Chronicle today about giving the lads the day off yesterday.

Joe Kinnear – being interviewed over weekend
Before conducting his first training session this morning, Kinnear talked to the Evening Chronicle:

“What’s all the fuss about?” “After Saturday’s game we all sat down and decided to give the players at day off on Monday for a variety of reasons.”

“One is the fact that we are not playing until Sunday this week.” “And then it gave me the chance to go into the training ground yesterday and have a long chat with all my coaching and backroom staff.”

“As a result, I knew all I had to know when the players came in today.”

Joe is starting to get used to the fact that any little thing at the club is blown up out of all proportion.

It was a good deal to give the lads the day off. Our next game is on Sunday so there’s plenty of time to train this week, as Joe points out.

It also allowed Joe to meet the coaching staff, talk about the players, talk about the club, talk about what the training has been like.

And they could then develop a training plan together for this week that will have the lads ready to have a go at Everton on Sunday. Joe could also talk to the coaches about how he wants to conduct the training sessions while he is here, so that Chris, Richard Money and Alan Thompson are all singing from the same hymn book today.

Sounds good to us – carry on Joe.

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118 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Greg // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:00 PM

    Ive liked what joe has had to say so far. postive outlook on the team

  • 2 WesToon // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:05 PM

    any one feel like the ship has already started steadying… Joe should be our next Mort,when the take over happens…he seems like a PR genius & is a true football man,what do you think like Lads??

  • 3 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:10 PM

    Players dont need a break they need intense physical and tactical training

  • 4 Mick G // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:10 PM

    I’m really pleased to see the majority of people really giving Joe lots of encouragement and are willing to give him a fair crack of the whip,which will really pee off the media,because they are hoping all the fans will abuse him.

  • 5 Viper // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:22 PM

    well in truth, his interview on fotball focus scared me like. Body language? NO eye (ok, camera for those pedantic!) contact whatsoever. Looking down to his left towards to floor with lin back.
    Hardly inspired me.

  • 6 Born Again Geordie // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:25 PM


    Shut up you mug !!!!!

  • 7 Born Again Geordie // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:27 PM


    I do feel a little calmer about things and there is also good news about players coming back —- who knows?

    We will see by the results he gets I guess – fingers crossed ! 🙂

  • 8 Jude // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:28 PM

    I love Joe Kinnear as manager….He says what he has to say..

    Not even keegan was that assertive….from listening to him, you get the sense that, even with the knowledge that his reign will be shortlived, he’s more confident aba his job…and that confidence is bound to seep thru to fans and players alike…

  • 9 micepie // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:28 PM

    Off-topic: for those in the U.S like meself, isn’t Fox Soccer Phone-In deeply loatheome at times! Most of the hosts are fine but the Chelsea fan host is a complete k******d: arrogant & smug. I used to enjoy it but don’t watch it anymore, but for those who’ve never seen it one of the phone-in topics this week was “who would you most like to see go down., Spurs or Newcastle?”. Not in a “we’re concerned about the current plight of these teams” kind-of-way but in a gleeful way. Well, chances are neither team will but that’s not the point It should be remembered that Chelsea were mostly a mid-table side before simply buying success. I always used to hate Man U and it’s been taking time to overcome that but in truth I feel Man U-haters should really let that animosity go now because at least they’re a proper club with some decent fans.. Any Mancunian arrogance is sort of laughably tolerable but Chelsea arrogance is just a bit pathetic.

    Anyway, great news about a couple or so players coming back soon! Guthrie is probably the most important and we can finally move Cacapa out of midfield into defense or add to the bench.

  • 10 Alex // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:31 PM

    Well whatever happens you have to give the man credit for having the guts to take the job on . Lets not forget he does have premiership experience so he knows what its about .

  • 11 Toon Chicken // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:33 PM

    micepie – na, I still hate Man U fans more – I lived there a while back like – bunch of winkers!

  • 12 Wallsend Will // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:34 PM

    If Joe Kinnear is in anyway successful in his short stint as manager, especially against Sunderland he will become an adopted “Geordie Hero”, likely to be offered the job on a permanent basis, whoever ends up owning the club. It’s a massive task, but I’d really, really love it if he succeeds.

  • 13 toon mad tom // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:45 PM

    I do have alot respect for Joe Kinnear takin on the job for a short spell…nd i really hope he does us well….but keegan is no1 for the job defo! 🙂

    good luck joe!!! 🙂

  • 14 GlenRay // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:46 PM

    Cmon Joe do it for the Toon.

  • 15 Danny // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:50 PM

    I like the way Joe adresses the press; “Whats all the fuzz about!!??”

  • 16 samthecat // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:50 PM

    Reports Kinnear to offer Carr a short term contract?

  • 17 LETS ALL HAVE A XISCO, LETS ALL HAVE A XISCO, LALALALA!!!(GG7) // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:52 PM

    steve bruce, keegan dof, shearer assistant, taylor on the bench till he learns to keep his head

  • 18 Jude // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:53 PM

    I’m sori Toon mad Tom, after deserting the team twice…i don’t think we need Keegan again…he defn shdn’t be no 1 for the job on permanent basis…he’s alwys been a disaster waitin to happen.

    but i have a funny feelin joe kinnear will surprise all of us…sometimes it takes the unexpected to succeed in a place like this with such high expectations…

  • 19 Viper // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:53 PM

    mincepie, canny comment, BUT in a very recent poll of football fans, guess who had the most fans not where their club is? And that’s not due to global success.
    Yip, aforemention man b@stard u.

  • 20 NepToon // Sep 30, 2008 at 3:59 PM

    Does anyone think the price reduction of the club is because of the arrival of Chris Mort? He got involved and things are a little positive all of a sudden. I hope something positive happens soon.

  • 21 irish geordie // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:04 PM

    Have to agree with you Jude

    Keegan didn’t really have to make such a big deal out of the whole transfer thing, not since the window was closed, wouldn’t have changed anything, if he’d just kept getting results and was trying to sort it out behind the scenes at boardroom level and get points on the board. Sure if they didn’t come to some agreement then, well the same would have happened!!

    Only it wouldn’t have messed us up this bad.
    Keegan, although great for us before doesn’t deserve 1st choice as manager.

    hope Joe works out, nice guy and honest. If he gets a fair few points on the board he’s a hero

  • 22 Jude // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:06 PM

    Nep toon don’t believe all u hear in the tabloids…there is no price reduction….Ashley will sell to the one who bids the most and provides enuf evidence of funds to buy the kind of players we want….

  • 23 irish geordie // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:07 PM

    the bbc are quoting the price reduction 280-300 now

  • 24 bowburnmag // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:08 PM

    Jude – can I please reconstruct the last part of your post and leave out “and provides enuf evidence of funds to buy the kind of players we want….” and just put a full stop after “there is no price reduction….Ashley will sell to the one who bids the most”? Then I can I totally agree with you instead of just partly.

  • 25 baz // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:10 PM

    Hey, if Joe Kinnear is installing confidence give the man a medal-thats wot its all about man-making the team a team and to believe in their ability-look at hull beating us and arsenal!we took the game to man u at old trafford and could have won it-keegan took ages to get to that point-if jfk can do it sooner hes the man!i remember being at a game when roeder took charge and the fans were singing”allardyce?your havin a laff!” as glen had a good run-football is fickle-who cares!strange things happen in football-how do we know its not for a good reason? how do we know we wont be shoutin “jfk’s black n white army!” in a few weeks time! lol

  • 26 baz // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:11 PM


  • 27 Born Again Geordie // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:13 PM

    Jude / irish

    Spot on KK would be a backward step. We need to move on now.

    This guy seems to have the balls to give a good bo**ocking and not care what people think about him. that must be agood thing.

    A galvanised squad that can work for each other as a unit will be hard to beat. We know we are capable of that ——– Man Ure first game of the season !!!

    I hope JK can do a job for us and bring a smile back to the faces of the fans and the players, from what I have read about him he is a motivational genius and we need someone like him right now.

    lets not pre-judge him but see what he can do by the results. I think it is important for the team that they have a focal point / figure head.

    The only way is up …………

    Ho’way the lads !!!!!!!

  • 28 Jude // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:14 PM

    well that’s more likely to be the case i guess bowburnmag…he’ll sell to the highest bidder, the business man that he is

  • 29 hitman // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:17 PM

    lads do you not think the club has already been sold,is that not why mort is back on the seen.

  • 30 Jude // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:19 PM

    Couldn’t have said it better Born again Geordie…

    We have a manager now (in the interim tho) who seems to have the balls to make changes to the way the team plays (duff against blackburn) and also air out to fans what he thinks….

    The second half of blackburn showed a totally rejuvenated side and even that we were still without most of our first team players, some of whom are returning very soon (at least Guthrie and Enrique will be back for Everton without Cahill)..

    And hopefully within 6 weeks some stability should return to the club with a permanent owner.

    Things are certainly looking up.

  • 31 Born Again Geordie // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:24 PM

    It is so nice to be reading some positive posts on here after such a dire few weeks.

    I also think it is great that the majority of people are prepared to give JK a fair crack of the whip!

    Ho’way the lads – 3 points at Everton on Sunday and make Moyes look even more miserable than he already does !!!! 😀

  • 32 hitman // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:26 PM,22049,24426046-5006068,00.html

  • 33 Angryman the Angry Fan // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:31 PM

    Behold, our new owner!!

  • 34 Angryman the Angry Fan // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:33 PM

    Well i found it funny!!!

    He he he he 😀

  • 35 chris // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:38 PM

    good news that joe is stamping his authority, a leader is what we needed and it looks like that is what we have got, so that can only be good, ganiyu, ahy even come on here and comment if all u do is contradict what evryone else says, just to get a reaction? its boring and u clearly have no clue what you are talking about on every blog!

  • 36 Born Again Geordie // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:42 PM


    interesting that but no great surprise – he will not be a loss to us because we have not had him at all this season so far have we ?

  • 37 It Could Be Worse, We Could Be Spurs! (DC) // Sep 30, 2008 at 4:52 PM

    micepie totally agree about your comments on that smug, wannabe cocknie. Gotta like Max Bretos though, he seems pretty canny.

    Media perspectives on NUFC have always been incredibly biased and seems to have spread to the US. It can be almost unbearable to listen to these fools blabber on without the slightest piece of information, the effects of this copy-paste age I’m afraid.

    Spent the weekend in Vegas and couldn’t see the game, disappointed by the result (& Taylor’s marking) but good to see Hull beating the Arse.

    Also good to see some things written about the Toon showing a bit of respect and empathy. i.e. & Arsene’s comments etc.

    This club needs to move forward and that means NO to Carr and NO to KK. He hasn’t even made a statement to us fans since WALKING OUT FOR THE SECOND TIME!!

    Everton will be no push-overs and I for one don’t expect any immediate resurgence, still good to see a strong personality in charge of the team and at the end of the day, it could be worse….we could be Spurs!

  • 38 Xsico golden boot // Sep 30, 2008 at 5:09 PM

    DC they are a bit ott do you not think what is wrong with coloccini the press love to put the toon down and how great would it be that JK shoved it where the sun does not shine to them and get some good results.

  • 39 Bobby Ollox // Sep 30, 2008 at 5:11 PM

    I agree with the stuff about KK walking out twice , but come on, you know that if he wanted it we would give him just one more chance……

    he is a massive part of our club

  • 40 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 5:16 PM

    Born again geordie-take this as an advice dont be stupid

  • 41 Marty-TOON RISING // Sep 30, 2008 at 5:45 PM

    Good start by JK,good to get a feel of things at the club and who is who.
    HA HA HA

  • 42 Ageordiedoonsooth // Sep 30, 2008 at 5:55 PM

    Ganiyu you’re the stupid one on here. Question have yiu ever played football at any standard?

    I think not

  • 43 clarenufc(: // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:03 PM


    SSN NOWW!!

  • 44 magpie6699 // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:13 PM

    Very sensible of Joe – just a shame some of the papers AND BBC breakfast this morning had to make out that he turned up on Monday for his first day “only to find none of the players there because they’d been given the day off!”, chortle, chortle, “so he had to go round and meet the staff instead “- tee-hee!

  • 45 The Entertainers // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:22 PM

    Am i right in believing that out of the 7 parties interested in us The Nigerians are NOT one of them ?

  • 46 The Entertainers // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:24 PM

    Hypothetical question:

    How would the fans opinion of Ashley change if he sold us to a sports minded consortium who ploughed millions into the club ?

  • 47 clarenufc(: // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:25 PM

    yeahh none of them are nigerians or south african


    yes please

  • 48 clarenufc(: // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:26 PM


  • 49 The Entertainers // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:26 PM

    I would be over the moon if it was the Indian too.

  • 50 The Entertainers // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:30 PM

    I’m hoping Ashleys as smart as i believe him to be and will reclaim his reputation in the sale of Newcastle to the RIGHT buyer, very much in the same way Ken Bates deserves credit for Chelski!

  • 51 VanToon // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:32 PM

    Err, well this is all very interesting, but ESPN reports that it was the board that gave the players the day off, and that Kinnear knew nothing about it when he arrived at the club on Monday morning.
    Add that to the fact that this interim manager is suspended for the majority of his interim period, and the whole thing starts to look like a Dennis Wise-related mess again.
    I don’t care what happens anymore…the club is ruined…all I care about is the people who’ve done it to us getting hit in the pocket-book…ie. no one EVER hires Dennis Wise again, and no one EVER buys anything sold be MA.

  • 52 Michael // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:38 PM

    This joe bloke sounds alreet but there is only 1 man 4 the job, but if he is to steady the ship then al give him that and he has the balls to take the challenge unlike cockney twat terry venables am glad we didnt get him ,another cockney spiff.


  • 53 Toon Chicken // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:39 PM

    VanToon – he is suspended for 2 games of a 6-8 game tenure of which he has already served 1.

    You really shouldn’t believe everything they tell you mate – they’re a mischievous bunch.

  • 54 Toon Chicken // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:40 PM

    and it’s only a touchline ban – he can still go in the dressing room at halftime and before ko.

  • 55 Toon Chicken // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:45 PM

    Michael – how can there only be 1 man for the job? There are loads of world class managers out there who would be more than qualified. KK wouldn’t even make the top 10 Premiership managers list – never mind the rest of the world.

  • 56 micepie // Sep 30, 2008 at 6:58 PM

    Uhmmmm…okay, I do hate Man U really! But I do know a couple of sound chaps who are Man U fans and are more than fine. Then again, a male nurse at the hospital I used to work at in the UK was a Man Utd fan and a complete t***pot!

    By the way, I think that if JK does do well then it would be great if he were offered some important role under a new set-up. Nothing necessarily against Money, but JK could make a great reserve coach and I don’t see why the reserve coach shouldn’t be chief advisor on what young players to buy each year too . He would be most responsible for their development to the 1st team. So a double role which may also eliminate Wise’s role?

  • 57 toonoot // Sep 30, 2008 at 7:04 PM

    Talk about a honeymoon period. He’s still got his pants on yet everyone’s going on about what a great bloke he is. Let’s not start all the sentimental bollox already.

  • 58 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 7:07 PM

    Yea played home soccer

  • 59 Xsico golden boot // Sep 30, 2008 at 7:14 PM


  • 60 bill // Sep 30, 2008 at 7:22 PM

    Yes, this manager is fantastic, just look at the results he has achieved in such a short time.

    Get real you lot. I’m willing to give any manager a chance but don’t start saying this guy is the one for you when you don’t know anything about him.

    Unfortunately, I’m old enough to remember his teams. If you think Bolton are bad you should have seen this guys teams, bloody awful.

  • 61 Dan13 // Sep 30, 2008 at 7:30 PM

    lol well said bill
    I remember those days wel,
    His teams always played disgusting football!

  • 62 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 7:31 PM

    Im a defender

  • 63 the black magpie // Sep 30, 2008 at 7:32 PM

    i think we need to have a real and honest discussion about our next long term manager…

    yes- alas, i have doubts wether KK return will be a wise decison- essentially he abandoned his players and hell it shows, long how we have been playing 5 straight defeats- they boys were lost

    we are lost…at the moment… i dont think another KK rollacoster will do us well- it may make us sick

    i honestly believe he has lost the players- if he is talking to them (which i doubt) what is he saying- this is all part of my master plan- then why are we so depressed on the field and off it.

    I love KK we who we in this generation because of him- been even the great clough stayed too long

    we need a new direction…im sorry it would be nice to have him back, but a return for me does not make sense with the realities on the ground

    forever toon

  • 64 Big Dave // Sep 30, 2008 at 7:32 PM

    Bill @ 60
    As a Man i have nothing against JK but i have to agree with you on that Bolton only dirtier. For 1 his health is not the best and i think the toon is the last place to be with ill health. 2nd i really cant see him being able to get real good players in imho. but I do wish him all the best and hope he can steady us up but i dont think + I wouldnt want him on a long term

  • 65 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 7:43 PM

    If you going to the play on the opposing team i would have to break ur legs.

  • 66 Bill F // Sep 30, 2008 at 7:58 PM

    Well I am off to Malta for two weeks so won’t be too much in contact with what is happening back here.
    When I get back I am hoping to see that several things have happened.
    1. We have beaten Everton.
    2. Our new owners have taken over.
    3. KK is back in charge.
    4. All of the injured players are back.
    5. The financial crisis is over.
    6. We have total world peace and harmony.

    Not too much to ask is it?

  • 67 Bill F // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:00 PM

    PS Bill and I are different people, to avoid future confusion I will change my name to Will F

  • 68 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:04 PM

    Wille wille ati o ju ju.

  • 69 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:06 PM

    Safe journey but dont expect kk here.
    2.ashley would be here till november

  • 70 toon lad // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:10 PM

    when do you think the club will be bought lads?

  • 71 Nobby'sDad // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:14 PM

    Just been told Serbian wonderkid Aleksic Danyel is in trial at the Toon – 17 yrs old

  • 72 Big Dave // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:20 PM

    Bill F I hope you get what you wish for lol. and hope you have a good holiday m8

  • 73 Big Dave // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:22 PM

    Nobby’sDad Have you heard much about him mate, we seem to be doing well for young ons.

  • 74 Nobby'sDad // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:27 PM

    Big Dave….Put him in Google and read…it’s Danijel Aleksic, a striker – lots to read on him (I’m doing it now)

  • 75 Nobby'sDad // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:29 PM

    Big Dave ….get on U Tube he looks phenomenal !!!

  • 76 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:40 PM

    We dont need 17yr olds presently.a right back a left back center back defensive midfielder and a left winger lastly a consistent goal scoring striker

  • 77 Tom_Toon // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:42 PM

    Nobby’sDad, how do you know this?

    That bicycle kick remeinded me of Huntelaar, looks a bit like him too.

  • 78 The Corner // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:45 PM

    Ganiyu – Get off this blog, your a spurs fan not a toon fan.

  • 79 Big Dave // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:45 PM

    Cheers m8 He look like a superstar in the making.

  • 80 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 8:49 PM

    Spurs and Newcastle are twin brothers

  • 81 Waddle's mullet // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:02 PM

    hello, anybody there?

  • 82 Waddle's mullet // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:05 PM

    Trying to post a link about Everton deny ambani takeover its in the telegraph.
    Hope its true as i think he has been in for us from the start

  • 83 Marty-TOON RISING // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:17 PM

    go to a spuds blog plaese!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    OH thats right Spuds fans don`t usually have computers………lol

  • 84 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:26 PM

    Yeah im Online.always around 247

  • 85 Alexei Mordashov // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:27 PM

    Hello you all,
    I am writing to tell you good people that my bid to purchase your football club has been successfully concluded.
    I hope that we will be very successful in the future and win the trophies that this fine club deserve.


  • 86 ed_speed // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:31 PM

    evening ganiyu.


  • 87 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:39 PM

    Porto is equal to bolton

  • 88 Dan13 // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:42 PM

    no there notman ganiyu
    stop bloody looking for a reaction out of people.
    Porto are class, but Arsenal are that bit better.
    You constantly act like a little child trying to get attention for a laugh u weirdo!

  • 89 Xsico golden boot // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:48 PM

    ganiyu I still think you are a computer programme that picks up random words a spud or unwashed virus

  • 90 toon24/7 // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:52 PM

    ganiyu is your first name shane?

  • 91 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:52 PM

    Ed speed-good evening

  • 92 I See a Bad Toon Risin' // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:53 PM

    Ganiyu, you’ve been well behaved of late. Been munching the e numbers?

  • 93 I See a Bad Toon Risin' // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:56 PM


  • 94 toon24/7 // Sep 30, 2008 at 9:57 PM

    im backing joe 100 per cent while he is here

  • 95 shearer9 // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:00 PM

    I bet none of us know who will take over until it actually happens.

    I would like to see Ambani, he’s not short of a few quid. Looks like he’s after Everton unfortunately.

    Oh well, beggers can’t be choosers.

  • 96 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:03 PM

    Dan13-i dont need any ones attention.dont u feel ashamed when Nufc loose to arsenal?
    Nufc are better than them if only we knew how to play to tactics or even pass the ball.

  • 97 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:07 PM

    Who ever wants to buy the club should hasten up and also unveil the manager?

  • 98 k k forever // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:13 PM

    ganyu have u been sniffing glue again mate

  • 99 Nobby'sDad // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:14 PM

    Tom_Toon // Sep 30, 2008 at 20:42

    Nobby’sDad, how do you know this?

    TT just come back on – I ‘ve had a text tonight from someone my wife works with who has a mate at the club….long winded I know but he has it on good authority that Aleksic is on trial.

  • 100 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:18 PM

    Kk forever-na just keeping some sad clowns happy.

  • 101 Nobby'sDad // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:18 PM

    Nufc are better than them if only we knew how to play to tactics or even pass the ball.

    Ganiyu it’s difficult to say NUFC are better than anyone if they cannot pass the ball……it’s a fundamental requirement of football to be able to pass!

  • 102 toonoot // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:19 PM

    Ffs. Newcastle players always have the Monday off when the next game is on the Sunday. Another non-story from ed.

  • 103 k k forever // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:20 PM

    thats about rite are u spurs or toon .now tell the truth

  • 104 Cooper // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:21 PM

    Porto are equal to bolton?

    Are you having a laugh mate?

  • 105 Isaac Hunt // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:25 PM

    ganiyu. I thought you were a 17 year old nigerian shmuck, but your style of writing has changed. You are just a tit.

  • 106 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:29 PM

    Nobby-individual efforts cost us most of the games we lost.when last did u see Nufc perform a one two type of football.

  • 107 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:35 PM

    Cooper-bolton one man attack 10 man defense same applies to bolton.
    2.bolton long pass and hardly keep possession same with porto.

  • 108 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:42 PM

    Kk forever-tell me 10 things about spurs

  • 109 TOONPIPES // Sep 30, 2008 at 10:51 PM

    Gainyu – I think you are quite amusing, a little provocative, however, I think this place needs that – otherewise all we goin to do is name our starting 11 + the Kloners will go on about how MA shud sell up yaaaaawn

  • 110 Richard // Sep 30, 2008 at 11:06 PM

    I would love to see Mort stay at the club as chairman when we get sold, he did a solid job and he is an honest guy.

    I would also like to see Joe kept on in some capacity by the new owners, I have massive respect for him from his crazy gang days and also for taking on this huge task.

    KK must come back, and McDermott will come with him, but I am sure Joe could fit in there somewhere.

    Forget Shearer, he doesnt want in…yet.

  • 111 Ganiyu // Sep 30, 2008 at 11:07 PM

    My first 11-442
    Ganiyu kk forever toonpipes c hate prawn
    Ronaldeo dan13 hadji elfer
    Shola ameobi smithy

  • 112 Tom_Toon // Sep 30, 2008 at 11:09 PM


  • 113 Toon Chicken // Sep 30, 2008 at 11:20 PM

    How man Ganiyu – gan yem.

    There’s nee way I’m playin in nets like.

  • 114 Toon_Ksk // Sep 30, 2008 at 11:55 PM

    ‘Danijel Aleksic’ on trial? If that’s the case, then it seems that Dennis Wise is being very professional and still doing his job.

    Strange though, I thought MA will not be investing anymore money on the club.

  • 115 reillers // Oct 1, 2008 at 12:16 AM

    So far so good with this wee lad. He’s not playing to the media which is something, he’s straight talking and I like that. He’s concentrating on what’s best for the players, which was a day off apparently. A good call I think, they train extremly hard all week with a game on the weekend, but with all the mangerless, board, loosing streak and media crap really getting on their backs, they needed a day off, a day in bed. No harm at all. It might even do them good.

  • 116 NASMIE JACOBS // Oct 1, 2008 at 3:53 AM


  • 117 Born Again Geordie // Oct 1, 2008 at 8:08 AM


    You are a total prick and just on here to waste valuable blog space. I also take great exception to your comment # 65 !

    Yout a tw*t now pi*s off bag to spurs !!!

  • 118 Born Again Geordie // Oct 1, 2008 at 8:09 AM

    * back

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