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Newcastle’s Tabloid Star Thanks Fans For Support

10:18 am, Friday, November 23rd, 2012 by Ed Harrison · 9 Comments

Danny Simpson played again for Newcastle last night, in what was his 123 rd appearance for the Magpies since joining the club on loan in the summer of 2009, following our relegation, and then signing on permanently for about £500K from Manchester United in January of 2010.

Danny Simpson – thanks fans

And Danny has been another very good buy for the club, and he was given support last night by the small crowd at st. James’ Park – just over 21,000 – in a Europa League Group D match against Maritimo, which we drew 1-1 and qualified for the knock out stages of the competition, although our second half performance last night, after we went 1-0 up through a good goal from Sylvain Marveaux after 23 minutes – was abysmal.

This is what Danny said in the local press today about the Geordie fans:

“ “They are class. They always stick up for you. They are top fans.” The papers are the papers and they say what they want. But everybody around me knows the truth.” “Sometimes when all of that is going on around you, it is the best time to play football.”

“You go on the pitch and you can forget about everything.” “If anything, in the last couple of games I have really enjoyed it.” “I feel like I am getting back to my old self from last season.” “I am pretty pleased with that.”

The Sun and other tabloid papers have been reporting on his affair with X-Factor judge and N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos, even though his girlfriend has just become pregnant with their second child, after giving birth in the summer of last year to their first child – a baby daughter they named Skye.

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9 responses so far ↓

  • 1 catchy in norway // Nov 23, 2012 at 10:25 AM

    was he good at shagging around last year to???

    wow ii thought that was just this year

  • 2 Alan_Pard_Who // Nov 23, 2012 at 10:28 AM

    Griff

    The difference is Everton play good football and the fans, players and management are confident they can do so even in a bad patch.

    We do not play good football, not even average football. It’s bad, very bad.

    I’m not saying that the current situation is completley down to Pardew but I am saying regardless of a fit team, an injured team, investment or nothing, Pardew is tactically very poor and his brand of football is the worst I’ve seen since…

    Also to all of those accusing me of stating that I believe Pardew is 100% to blame, it’ll serve you better to ready posts before jumping the gun. If anyone else states that then I’ll assume that your a complete and utter moron.

  • 3 BelfastMagpie // Nov 23, 2012 at 10:28 AM

    He should move to London & marry Tulisa.

    Sign for Leyton orient,or Barnet.

  • 4 rainrix // Nov 23, 2012 at 10:31 AM

    Oh god not this lark again :)

  • 5 WesJameson // Nov 23, 2012 at 10:31 AM

    Great Headline Ed, and spot on “TABLOID STAR” not “FOOTBALL STAR”

    You know your football team is shite or playing like shite, when Danny Simpson, has been one of your better performers

    Again, from the last thread, PATHETIC!!

  • 6 AMEOBI // Nov 23, 2012 at 10:33 AM

    Why does nobody rate Simpson? I think he’s a good defender. Just not that pacey wing-back but who cares, his position is a defender and he’s good at it.

  • 7 mindshaft // Nov 23, 2012 at 1:03 PM

    He tweeted last year that he had split up from his missus – who the fvck cares, it’s his personal life and he’s not breaking any laws
    why is Ed reporting on this – is this blog becoming the equivalent of the Sun – stick to football matters
    Next it’ll be headlines about Collos toilet habits

  • 8 AmericanGeordie // Nov 23, 2012 at 9:32 PM

    He shags who he wants
    He shags who he wants
    Danny Simpson
    He shags who he wants

  • 9 Batfastard // Nov 23, 2012 at 9:50 PM

    If he gets serious with tulisa he might hope fully piss off down london. and be a better porn star than a footballer ha ha!




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