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Danny Simpson Knocked Out In Manchester Street Brawl

9:17 am, Monday, February 4th, 2013 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 40 Comments

News today that Danny Simpson, the Newcastle right-back, got into a scuffle in his home town of Manchester, at some takeaway at 4:00 am on Sunday morning, and there are pictures of Danny having been knocked out cold in the Monday papers today.

danny simpson - nice close up

 

Danny Simpson – beaten up at 4:00 am on Sunday morning
It’s an exclusive in the Sun,  and there are pictures of Danny lying unconscious in the road – and they are disturbing pictures to say the least, and we’re not going to put any of those pictures or the video of the altercation on here.

But it seems that Danny could have started the fight with a man in his late 40s or early 50s, and as Danny was leaving the scene in a taxi,  he was then dragged out of the taxi and beaten up by what are reported to be two bouncers.

Blood is seen coming out of Danny’s mouth before the paramedics arrived to treat his injuries, and it seems it was two bouncers who dragged Danny out of the taxi and beat him up.

Manchester Police confirmed later they had been to the scene of the brawl after they had reports of the assault.

His new girlfriend Tulsa is in Marbella,  but a friend of hers had this to say about Danny’s altercation:

“Tulisa was shocked and upset when she heard what happened.” “She was worried that Danny might have been badly hurt but she’s been reassured he’ll be fine.”

So it’s yet another thing Alan Pardew will have to see to when he reports in this morning to work.

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40 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Mister Tuff // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:20 AM

    I note Sky News are saying the incident happened in Newcastle -they should get their facts right as it was in Manchester.

  • 2 Jail for Ashley // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:20 AM

    Having crab paste rubbed into his scalp on a day trip to Whitley bay is too good for Ashley.

  • 3 rainrix // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:21 AM

    If danny did start it then well sometimes you have to accept your actions have consequences. Not saying he deserved it in anyway and why these bouncers felt the need to drag him out of a taxi when he was leaving is beyond me.

  • 4 Toonarmlee // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:22 AM

    Keep them coming jail. Brightens up my day at work reading them comments.

  • 5 Grafton83 // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:22 AM

    Thats disgraceful behaviour by those yobs, Danny shouldn’t be getting himself into these situations as a profesional athlete but even so what a horrendous turn of events, I hope they catch whoever did it and stick them in a cell for an extended period of time. Get well soon Danny.

  • 6 psutty80 // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:23 AM

    From last post, Loïc Remy could be out for up to 3 months with a muscle tear… Statement from QPR later.
    Oh well, at least he’ll still get paid his 80k a week. Floppy chops will be happy.

  • 7 Transfer Sage // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:27 AM

    grafton

    Don’t want to see anyone get hurt. But if you go out, get drunk, mouth off at people then punch somebody you have brought these problems on yourself.

    Always have some sympathy with footballers as you get some mindless people who look to start trouble with them because they play for a rival or they just don’t like them or are jealous etc etc. But by the account simmo was in the wrong as well.

  • 8 Rotonda heights // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:27 AM

    Jail

    where’s your anti ashley mate. oh wait..!

  • 9 toonincheek // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:29 AM

    @6 -
    That’ll teach ‘Arry to pull his leg!

  • 10 eaststandgeordie1982 // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:32 AM

    Wwycd

    Trying to find out about saylor but not heard anything yet

  • 11 bollance // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:33 AM

    Simo Tweeted

    ‘For the record I’m ok. 2 on 1 well done.’

    I want to know if his mate also took a beating and ended in hospital? ;)

  • 12 Grafton83 // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:33 AM

    To my mind violence isn’t ever justified, provoked or not, in retaliation or not, unless it is self defense then you’ve broken the law if you assault someone.

    I don’t buy into any of these arguements that you have to stand up for yourself or he started it etc. It’s all just an excuse. To knock someone unconsious is serious, it can cause lasting and perminent damage.

    I don’t know what really happened or if it will ever come to light but I have a great deal of sympathy with Danny however it started and from what I cans ee there is noway to justify the beating he got.

  • 13 OhSholaAmeobi // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:35 AM

    Bouncers are notorious for being a bit too handy. They’re supposed to protect and detect. Even so i’d like to think it might have knocked some sense into him so that he dumps Tulisa and ups his game.

  • 14 eaststandgeordie1982 // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:36 AM

    Bollance

    Is that simmo admitting he was out on his own? He had mates but they were busy taking pics and vids haha

  • 15 WWYCD // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:36 AM

    Eaststand
    He’s another jonny big balls so I wouldn’t be shocked

    Ah well moving on not big news this happens a heck of a lot all over the world. What else is there to talk about NUFC wise?

  • 16 bollance // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:37 AM

    He always gave 100% but his best wasnt quite up to the standard we are at now. He will be off at the end of the season.

  • 17 eaststandgeordie1982 // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:39 AM

    Wwycd

    We could talk about the game again, infact im going to watch it :-)

  • 18 Transfer Sage // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:40 AM

    grafton

    can’t justify hitting somebody unless defending yourself or somebody else from somebody being threatening.

    But if he hit somebody first then there always going to be people who will use that as an excuse to have a pop at him. You need to use a bit of sense when out, if you hit somebody then expect somebody to hit you back. That where my sympathy is lost for him.

    I am glad he tweeted he is ok though as don’t want to see anyone hurt.

    all depends if he was knocked out with a single punch or if these ‘bouncers’ (who need to be regulated more as many are just looking for fights half the time) assaulted him for a sustained period.

  • 19 Transfer Sage // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:42 AM

    is there any other nufc related news?

    pardew seems safe in his job
    transfer window shut
    ashley invested well

    hmm.. what is left to talk about?

  • 20 WWYCD // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:43 AM

    Eaststand
    Now there’s a topic :) best game of the season? Start of a new dawn? Flash in the pan? Signing of the season?

    How about Sissoko comparison with Fellani? Different hair but same style came from CDM and currently playing second striker also both seem to enjoy controlling the ball with their chest

  • 21 Shane // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:48 AM

    I had a square pizza last night, I kid you not a square pizza! Absolutely baffled me and the missus.

    Back to footballing matters how a few new signings can really turn fortunes around for the club. Our first away win and then we do Chelski! Its all looking good lads, 6 points away from the drop now and can only see us crawling further up the table in what remains of the season.

    A top half table finish, I’m thinking 6th would be a great achievement. Then, learn from our mistake previous and this time strengthen the team in summer, a new striker is a must, a left midfield and perhaps even another defender!

    Viva la tooooooon.

  • 22 croftus5678 // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:52 AM

    something aint right here as i’m a doorman and there is no way a doorman would drag someone out of a taxi and beat them up !
    1 there was witnesses.
    2 because of training the doormen will look at a prison sentence.
    3 doormen are always sober so there judgement should be fine.
    doormen are meant to keep the peace in public area’s there is no way they beat him up surely.

  • 23 donkeypunch // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:53 AM

    now hears a good qwestion would you swap fallani for sissoko?

  • 24 blew // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:54 AM

    He punched a man old enough to be his father. I would not fault someone for giving Simpson his just rewards.
    He should not be out at 4am, when ‘ On the sick ‘
    Reportedly Pardew would not sell Simpson to Wigan because they are fellow relegation strugglers. Thats how stupid AP is, Simpson would have ensured relegation for Wigan.

  • 25 eaststandgeordie1982 // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:58 AM

    Wwycd

    Was a great game deffo the best of the season hands down, best signing by a mile think im in love lol. Just goes to show what you can do by getting the right players in, hopefully we can kick on now and push for the top half. Cant wait for the mackems to come here now we will rip them to bits.

  • 26 tweaked // Feb 4, 2013 at 9:58 AM

    oh hell no donkeypunch, sissoko is proving to be a world class player where fellaini is still way off that standard

  • 27 Lynxie // Feb 4, 2013 at 10:01 AM

    Danny Simpson:
    to ensure maximum media coverage and free hype for yourself and your tone deaf talentless girlfriend, simply go on the piss in a town where the people dont even know you, let alone like or tolerate you, and then act the big shot in a takeaway at 4 in the morning, whilst REAL athletes are resting in preparation for doing what they are fcuking paid for.
    YOU PRIZE TOOL. Enjoy life in the fizzy pop league next season Billy big boots, you have already played for the biggest club you will ever play for…
    .

  • 28 TorqToon // Feb 4, 2013 at 10:08 AM

    Donkeypunch – Hell no mate!! Wouldn’t swap the Sissoko for anybody at this time.

    I feel Sissoko has more to his game than fellaini. Did anybody else see the terrible punditry on MOTD on Saturday. They barely gave our game a look in with hardly any decent analysis. Plus referred to Sissoko’s poor scoring record at Toulouse – clearly they had ZERO clue he played at DMC for them!

    Knew it would be awful as soon as I saw who was on the show!

  • 29 donkeypunch // Feb 4, 2013 at 10:10 AM

    never wanted him to sighn the new contract got so many players now who can play right back more than covered for that postion now

  • 30 Mashley u Batfastard & lambiarse u Cupid stunt // Feb 4, 2013 at 10:12 AM

    Bet fergie did’nt know that welbeck & cleverly was out till 4am AP should stick in the youth team until his sold silly twat

  • 31 wolfshead@toon // Feb 4, 2013 at 10:35 AM

    he couldnt defend his fish supper

  • 32 Lynxie // Feb 4, 2013 at 10:44 AM

    Danny Simpson:
    To ensure that all of your teams supporters know you are recovering from an injury, and inform your employers that you are not in fact ‘too injured to train’ simply go out on the piss and set your lip up to drunken people in a kebab shop, at 4 in the morning. Hey presto, before you can say ‘where am I?, or can you help me up please’ ,you are all over You Tube, looking like a complete tit, and not half as tough or as cool as your own publicity might have you believe.

  • 33 Lynxie // Feb 4, 2013 at 11:28 AM

    Danny Simpson:
    Bring your fitness back up to peak performance level, by implementing a 4 am full contact sparring session in a kebab shop. With two bouncers.

  • 34 Lynxie // Feb 4, 2013 at 11:36 AM

    Have you been injured at work?
    have you recently been involved in an accident, or suffered an injury?
    Are you currently unable to work, through illness or sickness?
    Is your employer unsympathetic to your latest injury?

    Serves you right you complete and utter tool.

  • 35 Davies // Feb 4, 2013 at 11:49 AM

    Croftus – bouncers aren’t supposed to beat people up, but they do. Not all of them, but a lot of them.

  • 36 darrenfletcher88 // Feb 4, 2013 at 12:39 PM

    Hahaha,poor Danny!!

  • 37 Lynxie // Feb 4, 2013 at 1:46 PM

    Danny Simpson:
    When looking for some snacks to round off a discrete social evening with friends and acquaintances, simply barge to the front of a late night eatery and enter into heated debate about pugilism with an elderly gentleman. Hey presto, whatever you ordered will now arrive with a extra large side portion of ‘Batter’, and you will also have the added benefit of having no problem sleeping. Face down in the street…….

  • 38 Lynxie // Feb 4, 2013 at 1:49 PM

    Talentless tone deaf ‘talent show judging’ nobodies:
    Enhance your reputation as a ‘girl about town’ by teaming up with a thick as pie crust ‘here today gone tomorrow’ journeyman footballer, and get to visit all of the top sporting venues that the likes of Wigan, Crewe, Barnsley, Watford and Woking have to offer.

  • 39 puretoon // Feb 4, 2013 at 10:24 PM

    @Lynxie-couldn’t agree with you more mate! everyone of those comments are spot on.
    I hope I never see the egotistical prick ever again in a black and white strip cos he doesn’t deserve to wear it. Piss off Simpson and take that common tart Tulisa with you.

  • 40 Greebol1892 // Feb 5, 2013 at 5:07 AM

    Can’t defend – on and off the pitch. What not to do when you’re a professional footballer….. doh. This happens every night at some takeaway somewhere in the early morning. Mind you – he could have been choking on his own blood so at least they put him on his side eventually. Get well soon but stop trying to be Nile Ranger and get out of our club.




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