Newcastle United’s new Director of Football – we think that’s Joe Kinnear – has told the Evening Chronicle that he may still be interested in signing Andy Carroll.
Andy Carroll – will sign for West Ham – we think
Forget whatever you heard in the past that the big Gateshead striker is too expensive – and the fact that he is about to take his medical at the Hammers, this is what our new supremo told the Evening Chronicle today:
“I gave Andy Carroll his first home start.” “He’s an exceptionally strong and talented player.”
“But I don’t know what the score is with the financial side of Andy. It’s something I intend to investigate.”
- Andy made his first-team debut on 2nd November 2006 at the age of 17 years and 300 days in a 1–0 UEFA Cup win over Palermo, coming on as a late substitute for Nobby Solano. Glenn Roeder was the manager at that time.
- Carroll made his FA Cup debut on 17th January 2007, coming on as a substitute at St. James’ Park in that terrible 5–1 home defeat by Birmingham City, when Roeder was still manager – and Glenn apologized to the fans after that game.
- On 25th February 2007, Carroll made his Premier League debut for Newcastle, coming on as a substitute in the 87th minute in the 1–0 defeat by Wigan Athletic,
Those are the real facts – when will this “The world according to Joe Kinnear” stop?
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