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Merry Xmas To Our Readers Everywhere

12:05 am, Tuesday, December 25th, 2012 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 48 Comments

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We’d like to wish all our readers and Newcastle United fans around the world a Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year.

This is our sixth Christmas since I started the blog back in April of 2007 as a hobby after I finally retired from IBM, and this year we are hoping that Newcastle can pull away from the lower half of the Premier League and have a very strong second half of the season.

And there’s always the FA Cup or the Europa League that we could win. πŸ˜€

All the very best for Christmas and the New Year.

Howay The Lads!!

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48 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Bloody Marveauxlous // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:14 AM

    Merry Christmas to you Ed! I think I can say, on behalf of all us budding Toon fans out there, the pleasure is our and here’s to an even better year and a win against Manure would seal the deal on a good year! Thanks Ed, for making our poor start to the season, a little more pleasant πŸ™‚


  • 2 tenpointnine // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:15 AM

    Merry Christmas to you too, Ed

    Thanks for all your efforts.

  • 3 catchy in norway // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:23 AM

    Merry Xmas ed

  • 4 kkma // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:27 AM

    Merry Christmas to you and your family, Ed!

  • 5 Marty-Toon // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:28 AM

    Have a blessed Christmas Ed and everyone else on here πŸ™‚
    Howay the lads for 2013

  • 6 toonLYF // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:30 AM

    thinking back, this has truly been an absolutely magnificent year for NUFC.

    Let’s be grateful for what we have achieved, and hopeful that 2013 can see results going in our favour more often than not.

    Merry Christmas Ed, thanks for your continued efforts!

  • 7 Joe Blog // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:31 AM

    Merry Christmas everyone, excluding Kets, Catchy, Ruddy…. etc.

    Just kidding πŸ˜›

  • 8 AMEOBI // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:33 AM

    Merry Christmas and all the best for a fantastic new year, Ed and other readers/posters

  • 9 Oldgit1 // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:41 AM

    A very happy xmas to you ED, thanks for all your posts allowing true NUFC fans to read and respond. I also wish you good health for the new year. To all the true nufc supporters I also wish you an enjoyable festive season.

  • 10 stuart no9 // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:42 AM

    merry xmas ed to you and your family,- hope we are all here next year, arguing about the same old arguments, agreeing and disagreeing , and putting the world to rights as only we can. To all who agree- and disagree, forget not- its only a game of football. happy xmas everybody!

  • 11 Ketsbaia9 // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:49 AM

    Merry xmas everyone. Lets hope that we sign Debuchy, Aldereweield, Boudebouz, Sissoko and Remy in January.

  • 12 Ketsbaia9 // Dec 25, 2012 at 1:00 AM

    Hopefully Sulejmani won’t leave Ajax for Turkey. He’s be an ideal signing. We CANNOT get rid of Demba Ba. He is the best striker in the league at the moment. Sell Willo, Simmo, Gosling, Tav, Sammi and Shola. The only way to progress is to sell the weaklinks.

    I still can’t see if Amalfitano is decent or not.

  • 13 Joe Blog // Dec 25, 2012 at 1:00 AM



  • 14 Ketsbaia9 // Dec 25, 2012 at 1:02 AM

    Off to bed. Goodnight all and hopefully we’ll make some interesting additions next month.

  • 15 Graeme // Dec 25, 2012 at 1:02 AM

    Merry Christmas to all on the blog – I trust you have a most wonderful time with your family and friends – especially those who join us in a common bond,

    Cheers, good wishes, good health to NUFC supporters, wherever and whoever you are.

  • 16 MacToon // Dec 25, 2012 at 1:05 AM

    Merry Christmas Ed and family, hope you continue in good health for many more Christmas’s to come.
    Have a great Christmas bloggers and fingers crossed for a result on Boxing day!

  • 17 Tsunki // Dec 25, 2012 at 1:37 AM

    ….And as the posters grew tired of name-calling and death threats in this time of goodwill to all, soon all the blog was quiet. Beardo in his many guises had finally folded his hands together under his cheek and fallen into a deep deep sleep, Little Ketsy dreamed of Paul Scharner, champagne players and a bank account filled with millions and millions of Euros for the most magical signings ever, Ibiza for once had not been seen for absolutely minutes on end, nufc786 sprinkled his magic stardust of slumber, and Optimism Valley was draped in a pure white quilt of whitewash snow as the portly jolly benefactor, Santa Mike, sped across the hills in his Sports Direct Sled, showering fans old and young with gifts of new squad members wrapped in false promises, and the wise Ruddy had scared the nasty Catchy away.

    It’ll be a sock full of nuts and tangerines again, won’t it?

  • 18 JP...from The Rock // Dec 25, 2012 at 1:40 AM

    Merry Xmas Ed and my fellow bloggers πŸ˜›

  • 19 Tsunki // Dec 25, 2012 at 1:41 AM

    And by the way, I love you all, from the insightful to the tiresome (..aaaaand that would of course include ME ha ha), you are the NUFC faithful, thats why you bother to be here and thats all there is to it.

    Cheers ED, and thanks for all the sensationalist headlines. Its a blast. Roll on our next severe beating/Glorious Victory. Its what its all about!


  • 20 nick_9 // Dec 25, 2012 at 1:49 AM

    All the best everyone, have an enjoyable day and make the most of it. We might get beat on Boxing Day but brush it aside if we do and keep your spirits up.

    Ed thanks for giving us all a place to give our opinions and discuss the toon with fellow fans from allover. It must take a dedication to continually update a blog on a daily basis so thanks.

  • 21 nufcusa // Dec 25, 2012 at 1:55 AM

    All the best lads and lasses. Looking forward to the new year and getting into more banter!!

  • 22 AlwaysTOON // Dec 25, 2012 at 2:54 AM

    Mary Christmas ED! Hopefully you’ll keep kicking cancers butt πŸ™‚
    And all the best to all readers.. 3 points 2morrow.. HOWAY THE LADS !!

  • 23 SweetClan // Dec 25, 2012 at 4:11 AM

    Great work Sir.

    A Merry Christmas – EVERYONE!


  • 24 Vask // Dec 25, 2012 at 4:21 AM

    Merry Christmas blog.

    May everything go right for NUFC from now on. Champions 2014 πŸ˜‰

    As long as we finish above the mackems and Liverpool, eh?

    Quick postulations on Sholagate, there could be many reasons why he’s not going, praps he has an ill family member or something. I don’t see why Pards would keep him here when we’ll have Cisse, Ranger, Campbell and Maybe even Ba. Technically we only have to play one striker if Benny and Gabby are fit. Shola may have even volunteered to stay. We know he loves the club and if he thinks a relegation battle is about to ensue he would want to be here to prevent that. Either way he is a club legend and deserves to be shown that the fans appreciate the commitment he has shown us over the last 11 years. Haway Shola and Haway the Lads!

  • 25 obatoyou // Dec 25, 2012 at 4:36 AM

    Merry Christmas!

  • 26 Geordie1 // Dec 25, 2012 at 5:39 AM

    Merry Christmas everybody enjoy it.

  • 27 AMEOBI // Dec 25, 2012 at 6:30 AM

    Kids up already.. Bloody hell

  • 28 ToonMauritius // Dec 25, 2012 at 6:30 AM

    Christmas lads

  • 29 MickyD // Dec 25, 2012 at 6:59 AM

    merry christmas lads have a great day

  • 30 TOONALE // Dec 25, 2012 at 7:06 AM

    Merry Christmas to you all.

  • 31 croftus5678 // Dec 25, 2012 at 7:09 AM

    yep merry xmas all and thanks ed your doin a great job.

  • 32 DarloGeordie // Dec 25, 2012 at 7:35 AM

    Merry Christmas to everyone wishing you and your families a lifetime of health and happiness πŸ™‚

    Thanks Ed

  • 33 Mancgeordie // Dec 25, 2012 at 7:53 AM

    Merry Christmas everyone

  • 34 NEWEXPATMAGPIE // Dec 25, 2012 at 7:54 AM

    Yep! Merry Christmas to all ! Enjoy you Turkey lads!

  • 35 eaststandgeordie1982 // Dec 25, 2012 at 7:55 AM

    Merry xmas lads hope you all have a good un, got myself a toon onesie get in the bag.

  • 36 89Norcal // Dec 25, 2012 at 7:56 AM

    MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone! Yes even to you guys, Kets, Catchy and Indian! πŸ™‚

  • 37 Beattie25 // Dec 25, 2012 at 8:01 AM

    Sorry but didn’t Pardew cancel Christmas?

  • 38 Burni // Dec 25, 2012 at 8:03 AM

    Merry Christmas lads!! Hope you all have a fantastic day

  • 39 JAMSHA // Dec 25, 2012 at 8:04 AM

    meri xmasss ed n all :-*

  • 40 WWYCD // Dec 25, 2012 at 8:07 AM

    Merry christmas everyone hope you and your families have a great day, especially you Ed thank you for your continued effort put into this blog

    Have a good un lads and lasses

  • 41 Ibizatoon - Back by popular demand // Dec 25, 2012 at 8:25 AM

    Wishing all a wonderful Christmas and a happy and healthy new year.

    Ed, a special thanks to you for all the time you spend giving us the blog to air our feelings and discuss all things Newcastle United.

    Have a great day everyone, back to business tomorrow.

    Now I must run along and finish hanging the SD ornaments on the tree….Ashley is coming around for his beef raised, pork stuffed turkey dinner….I smell a Christmas promotion! Xx

  • 42 Jail for Ashley // Dec 25, 2012 at 8:28 AM

    Yo ho ho
    Merry Christmas everyone and a big thanks to Ed for putting out the best blog on the net.

  • 43 Mumbai Mag // Dec 25, 2012 at 8:28 AM

    Merry Xmas & a Happy New Year to all fellow readers. 3 points tmro will just be immense!!! πŸ˜€

  • 44 mansize scotty // Dec 25, 2012 at 8:40 AM

    Merry Christmas one and all,, here’s to a better second half to the season,,,,,

  • 45 toonarmydownsouth // Dec 25, 2012 at 9:42 AM

    Happy xmas everyone!

  • 46 Spreadthetoon // Dec 25, 2012 at 12:30 PM

    Merry Christmas one n’ all, tks Ed for providing this forum and doing an excellent blog that always provides good lively debates and information! HWTL

  • 47 puretoon // Dec 25, 2012 at 4:31 PM

    Merry Christmas to all and all the very best for 2013.
    Many thanks to yu Ed for keeping us all informed via yur blog- yur a Geordie Gem mate!

  • 48 toonicle // Dec 25, 2012 at 9:35 PM

    Merry xmas to all the dedicated readers on here, and thanks to you Ed for the great place to talk nufc.

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