News this morning that when Nicky Butt was about to leave Newcastle, back in the summer of 2006, his Dad had a talk to him, and told him something worldly-wise.
Nicky Butt – inherited his guts from his Dad
Nicky Butt has revealed that it was his Dad who convinced him to stick with Newcastle United, after a loan spell at Birmingham City.
Nicky said today:
“He’s my hardest critic,” “But when it looked like I might be leaving Newcastle, he said to me: ‘You know you’re better than what you’re showing, better than the players taking your place.”
“You have to be a man and show them.”
“He said: ‘It’s easy to walk away when people are slagging you off – but there’s a choice. You can show them how good you are and stick two fingers up to your critics.”
There’s not much to add to that other then to say to Nick’s Dad – good for you!
Maybe we can get Nick’s Dad to come in and talk to the Newcastle players before the Chelsea game.
We may even have a chance of winning if that happens, because we certainly need some of out players to stand up and be men.