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This Would Be Fitting End To Coloccini’s Newcastle Career

9:21 am, Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 35 Comments

It will be interesting to see how Fabricio Coloccini plays tonight against Aston Villa in another crucial 6 pointer, after the shenanigans of the last few weeks, but we expect the Argentine to put in a strong performance at the back.

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Fabricio Coloccini – fitting end to Newcastle career

Who will partner him will be interesting too, with Stephen Taylor back – and Newcastle having just signed French International Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – so one of them will get the nod with Mike Williamson dropping to the bench.

But it seems the Newcastle manager is confident that Fabricio can put his troubles behind him and concentrate on leading Newcastle out of the relegation zone and up that league table:

“Sometimes you draw a line in the sand and I think we have done that.” “He has had to do that, we have had to do that and say ‘Now come on, let’s focus on what’s important here and that’s Newcastle’, and as a professional, I think he will do that.” ” Really it’s his performances that will reflect that and he is conscious of that.”

“He wants to show how committed he is, not by words because there have been a lot of words said. Sometimes, it’s about performance.” “The relegation season defeat has been mentioned in previous visits to Villa. Obviously, I wasn’t party to that, but it would be a sad day for any football club and we will make sure that is focused on too.”

Coloccini is one of a few players still left who went of that fateful game at Villa Park in May, 2009, when we lost 1-0 due to an own goals form Damien Duff – and we were relegated for the first time from the Premier League.

Leading Newcastle up the table and away from relegation may be the last thing Fabricio does in his Newcastle career, but if he can do that he can leave in the summer – and he will be fondly remembered as one of Newcastle’s best center-backs – and a guy who stayed loyal to the club – when others couldn’t get out of the door quickly enough, once we were relegated in 2009.

It would be a fitting ending to a great career at Newcastle United.

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Tags: Contracts · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours


35 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Krul Blow // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:24 AM

    What are the rumours about why Collo wants to go?

  • 2 rainrix // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:24 AM

    His behaviour has left a lot to be desired recently, but as long as he performs on the pitch we should get behind him regardless.

  • 3 Krul Blow // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:24 AM

    I saw somewhere that rumours were flying round the internet but i ain’t seen any so far.

  • 4 dalton7675 // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:25 AM

    Has anyone got A link to stream the match tonight? I said fat mike would cum good exciting times ahead. 3-1 toon

  • 5 Krul Blow // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:26 AM

    Dalton try

  • 6 Markaccus // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:26 AM

    He put his colopini where it shouldn’t have gone, and his wife nicked off back to argentina. He wanted to sort things out.

  • 7 rainrix // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:26 AM

    Krul… You name it really, his wifes ill, colo got a lass pregnant so his wife went back to argentina, his dad brainwashed him to go play for him, luminati scientology could be anything really.

    - “Personal Reasons”

  • 8 Transfer Sage // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:26 AM


    If they haven’t been put up on by tonight i will post a few…dont have access to them at work.

  • 9 Black and White with an army lol // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:28 AM

    firstrowsports lads every single newcastle game is on this

  • 10 Krul Blow // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:28 AM

    Haha. Well, if he played around and got caught and it put his professional career in jeopardy then i have less sympathy.

    But all in all he’s been a class player over the years. An absolute bastion of the club. And for that i’ll be grateful whatever happens in the future.

  • 11 rainrix // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:30 AM

    Yup he took the “I’d let you sh@g my wife” part a bit too literally :)

    Although really no one knows it could all be smoke and mirrors because he wants to go play for his boyhood club.

  • 12 dalton7675 // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:31 AM

    Thanks krul blow i dont have to download anything do i ill be on the works computer i cant download

  • 13 Krul Blow // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:32 AM

    I hope Pards starts Marv tonight. He can always bring Guti on later if we’re a goal up to shore up our defence. I hope he doesn’t get boo-ed for it again. No class from the supporters doing that. None whatsoever.

  • 14 Ian Toon // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:33 AM

    Transfer— I am amused by the media focusing on us not having English players. Presumably Bigi will play for the under 21′s rather than Burundi. Then ther is Simpson, Williamson and Perch . Few coming through the academy apart from Adam Campbell. I prefer to focus on the fact that we’ve got the whole French contingent for a Jordan Henderson.
    Can you remember when we bought Michael Owen everyone thought we were going to annihilate Fulham in his first game but drew with a N’zogbia goal. Hope were not expecting too much too soon. That said I am going for a toon 3-1 win with Cabaye running the show.
    Let’s all enjoy.

  • 15 Krul Blow // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:33 AM

    No Dalts. Just live stream. Works on my work computer and almost everything else is blocked.

  • 16 Hatem's better than Messi // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:34 AM

    You might want to avoid VIPBOX from

    Warning! Many VIP BOX links require you to disable Ad-Block if you wish to watch the stream on “Full-Screen”. They also require that you click on an ad.

    Clicking on an ad can put a virus on your PC, add an unwanted tool-bar or re-direct all your internet searches to another site which doesn’t give you the best results. Please be alert to the dangers and be careful if you choose to use a VIP Box stream.

  • 17 Krul Blow // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:35 AM

    Thanks Hatem. What are the safer options please?

  • 18 Markaccus // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:36 AM

    Oh co-lo cciiini, you are the love of my life, oh coloccini, you already sh@gged my wife, oh coloccini, now she wants child-support toooo.

  • 19 gstadt // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:38 AM

    For VIPBox, I downloaded the desktop app and even though it says to disable ad-blocking, I never had to.

  • 20 oldbobaycliffe // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:38 AM

    does seem strange collo has not put in a transfer request if you were desperate to leave surely thats the first thing you would do.perhaps he wanted to screw nufc for a bit more money first loyalty bonus etc.and his agent would he forgo his fee i doubt it

  • 21 Hatem's better than Messi // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:39 AM

    I use this site for links because they put the download speed. With a poor connection this is handy to know.

  • 22 Markaccus // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:39 AM

    Vip box is w@nk. First row is w@nk. Not sure if there are any that are different to be honest

  • 23 Hatem's better than Messi // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:40 AM

    This one is good too.

    bookmark them!

  • 24 Krul Blow // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:40 AM

    Do you have to download something for wiziwig? Or can you live stream only?

  • 25 Krul Blow // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:41 AM

    Same quesiton for

  • 26 Oleg G // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:44 AM
    Links are there 1 hour before the game.

    There are sometimes sopcast and ace stream links there. Better quality. But you have to download (for free) the software for it. But that is very simple really.

  • 27 Burni // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:45 AM

    Lol @ markaccus

  • 28 Burni // Jan 29, 2013 at 9:45 AM

    There’s also a lot of flash streams on wiziwig Krul.

  • 29 Graeme // Jan 29, 2013 at 10:03 AM

    Happy that Collo is playing, he will be a true professional, no doubt about it. But who will partner him?

    Obviously Williamson should be out of the equation as we have 2 better players available in Saylor and Mbiwa and both have advantages.

    Saylor; local boy, heart on his sleeve, bleeds black & white or Mbiwa; French international, highly skillfull, cool under pressure.

    To me, there is only one choice – Taylor is just back from injury, hasnt played in months. Highly excitable, prone to rash actions. Mbiwa is Mr Cool under pressure, reads the game so well and rarely caught out of position.

    Mbiwa has been playing regular football, all season long and will, in my opinion, do an immense job for us, one of the best signings we have made.

    Collo & Mbiwa in the centre of the park with Santon & Debuchy as the fullbacks – a very solid back four indeed!!

  • 30 toonbrother // Jan 29, 2013 at 10:04 AM

    a club that lets a guy like this remain as captain has no respect for itself. I wont be surprised to see us get relegated this season

  • 31 Mat Thai NUFC // Jan 29, 2013 at 10:07 AM

    Lads this site should be bookmarked.. is a page full of links to pretty much every single football match there is

  • 32 Mat Thai NUFC // Jan 29, 2013 at 10:08 AM

    although appears to still be showing the streams from yesterday for some reason… typical lol

  • 33 nopskazoid // Jan 29, 2013 at 10:15 AM

    @Krul – Both Wiziwig and FSI point you at other web sites where you can access the stream directly in your browser. These sites are populated with various schemes to try and get you to click on adverts etc, a lot of the time telling you that a “driver is missing for this video format” or some such, which is bollocks.

    Use a decent browser (like Chrome) install flash blocker, then when you go to the site look for the little cross buttons which appear in the adverts. Sometimes a timer appears before you can press the button.

    Once you’ve got rid of the ads enable the stream (which will have been blocked by your flash blocker) and away you go…lo-def and squelchy, blocky and often interrupted half way through but better than nowt.

  • 34 Munster Mag // Jan 29, 2013 at 10:22 AM

    Graeme, Haidara will take over from Santon within a few months, believe me.

  • 35 Sav // Jan 29, 2013 at 11:25 AM

    So in another 4 months Mashley is going to write off Colo’s supposed £7 million value? Who ibn Argentina is going to pay even half of that?. Certainly not San Lorenzo or Colo’s dad.
    Colo’s best bet is to use this time to sort out his marital affairs and make sure and stop off at a service station for a bunch of daffs before he gets home.

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