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We’re Still Not Sure About Cabaye But We Need A Forward

7:53 pm, Saturday, August 31st, 2013 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 225 Comments

Alan Pardew seems really frustrated about the way Arsenal are going about their transfer business with Yohan Cabaye, and there’s still a huge uncertainty on Tyneside as to whether Yohan Cabaye will still be with us come Tuesday – but if Yohan is sold, we had better make sure we can bring in a  replacement in this transfer window – or else we shouldn’t sell him at all.

Alan Pardew at home

Alan Pardew – frustrated about Cabaye situation

The 27-year-old Cabaye got both cheers and jeers when he was introduced after 65 minutes today in this afternoon’s great 1-0 win against Fulham, for his first (and maybe last) appearance in Newcastle colors this season.

Ben Arfa was the match-winner for Newcastle, and after the game manager Alan Pardew was asked if he thought Yohan Cabaye had played his last game for Newcastle United:

“I don’t know until 11:00 pm on Monday.” “We have told his agent, ’Look, come on, play the game’, because we have got to replace him if we sell him,  and we can’t afford to replace him before he goes because we’re not sure he is going to go.”

“That bid needs to come in, if it’s coming in, early. If not, it won’t happen – well, I think it won’t happen, but you can never tell with this football club.” “We have got replacements in mind, but we need to act quickly if that bid comes in.”

“We still hope to get an offensive player in before 11:00 pm on Monday and we are working towards that.”

It’s simply a ridiculous state of affairs that Newcastle are in, and when clubs leave it to the last moment before they come in with their bids, like Liverpool did for Andy Carroll, it makes it almost impossible for Newcastle to bring in a replacement in the short time left in the transfer window.

But of course rather than being victims, Newcastle could take charge of the situation, by saying (for example) that they will not sell if the deal is not done by say tonight – and that would give us a little time to bring in a replacement.

But these long drawn out transfer sagas are getting to be a pain in the behind every summer.


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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target · Yohan Cabaye

225 responses so far ↓

  • 1 santonthenewmaldini // Aug 31, 2013 at 7:55 PM

    @89 Norcal

    Yeah agree with that but if we got a proper left winger who can just deliver crosses into the box like the one Arfa done from the right (and Ince can do this I have seen him do it many times ) Then I dont think the question of Cisse’s place in the team will be in question as he will be getting service every game

    For me he has lost confidence in the way the team plays for so long he stopped making proper runs because he knows he is not going to get any service and some of the passes we hit him are ridiculous but I feel if we get a winger , Remy and a growing Arfa means he will make runs again because he will know he will get quality

    And if he is still off form well pretty sure a front 3 of Remy , Gouffran and Arfa could cause havoc as well

    If we got Gomis and Ince before the window closes we would actually be in great shape if we got a new manager ha ha

  • 2 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 7:55 PM

    “but you can never tell with this football club.”

    Say’s it all, even Pardew showing his frustration

  • 3 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 7:56 PM

    Ever heard of getting the replacements before we sell ? . This is starting to look like Carroll all over again .

    Spurs have shown how to do transfer business with the Bale deal .

  • 4 Cool Hand Luke // Aug 31, 2013 at 7:56 PM

    “you can never tell with this football club” Good to see Alan shares the view of most of our fans.

  • 5 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 7:57 PM

    Big Pappa Cissé

    We can’t afford to replace before we sell as we have no money…………..according to the club anyway

  • 6 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:04 PM

    @Big Papiss Cisse We can’t go and replace him then no none comes in for Cabaye, That would be a waste of money.

  • 7 Ketsbaia9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:06 PM

    It could be an option to recall Mehdi Abeid to take the place of the departing Cabaye.

  • 8 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:07 PM

    @ Jack

    Yea m8 no money. Only the biggest TV deal in the history of the PL 😉

    @ Kevy

    Waste of money ? , more like squad depth and an insurance policy . It won’t look like such a waste of cash if Cabaye jumps ship leaving us high and dry scratching our heads when the window slams shut .

  • 9 cockneymafiaout // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:07 PM

    Please get in gomis or some sort of forward who isn’t like a lost little boy upfront i.e CISSE

    Am a massive fan of anita aswell and agree we play better football with him in the team. however saying that he can be a replacement for cabaye is ridicoulous. We need someone with the killer pass to provide the front men with the passes and the vision.

    People even talk about how cisse doesn’t get enough service (even though I think he’s shit any ways) well without cabaye and no replacement then we have no positive forward passes that can actually carve up a goal scoring opportunity.

  • 10 FrankfurtMag // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:08 PM

    Liverpool need a CB. They have 2 on Merseyside to complete deals within 48 hours, one of them being Sakho.

    Why cant we do business like any other football club in the world?

    When Cabaye is sold to Arsenal at 10:59PM on Monday, we will have to pay big to get anyone in. My bet is on Charles NZogbia for 15M.

  • 11 Offkey // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:08 PM

    match on again for those that missed it

  • 12 ochytoon // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:10 PM

    Why is Pardew trying to sell him. Last couple days all his said is that he’s available.

  • 13 ochytoon // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:10 PM

    Guarantee we won’t replace him if he leaves.

  • 14 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:11 PM

    @Big Papiss Cisse

    Just say we bought someone like Mccarthy for around 5-7 million as his replacment Then what are we gona do if he stays? Mccarthy won’t play or what happens if he does go, still can’t guarntee mccarthy will play, we could be onto something with Sissoko and Anita, Could be the start of a great partnership. I wouldn’t panic buy like.

  • 15 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:13 PM

    But Kevy every top side has good squad depth to cover injuries, if Cabaye leaves then yeah we have a ready replacement in Anita to take his place, but then who’s taking Anita’s place on the bench? Obertan? Amalfitano? Gosling? No thanks. We’d need to sign another CM

  • 16 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:17 PM

    @Ruddy we have Anita, Sissoko, Tiote, Gosling, not to mention Jonas, Marveaux can play in that position. I’m pritty sure we could get through a season with that instead of acting like Arsenal and panic buying.Also if things did get desperate we could recall Abeid or play Bigi. Arsenal are a joke had the chance to sign flamini for 2 month said nah we don’t need him he isn’t good enough. Start panic buying straight away we’ll take flamini.

  • 17 yo-yo // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:17 PM


    I think Pards is sending us fans a signal that there is still a strong chance he’ll be gone – and there is no way we will have time to bring in a replacement… Joke has hardly set the Toon alight with his shrewd dealings, quick decisions and skill in getting signings “over the line”. So it’s all AP trying to reduce our expectations because he really does know what a shambles it is behind the scenes. SNAFU..
    I’m not a major fan of him as a manager – he’s okay like – but he’s been pretty dignified given his frustrations are the same as ours – and his comments on Cabs reception today were spot on. I think he’s lost patience with him.

  • 18 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:17 PM

    You tell the buying club that the deal can be completed when we have our replacement in, the player can agree personal terms and everything else

  • 19 Jinky Jim // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:18 PM

    “and we need another forward” no shit Sherlock!

  • 20 yo-yo // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:19 PM


    The nearest we came to a panic buy was trying to fly Bryan Ruiz up to the Toon in a private helicopter just as the ink was drying on hiis contract at Fulham.. No chance – they just aren’t quick enough off the blocks

  • 21 Ketsbaia9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:19 PM

    I reckon we’ll sign N’Zogbia, Diego Gavilan and Jean-Alain Boumsong on deadline deal with a failed bid for Darren Ambrose.

  • 22 check the toastie // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:20 PM

    I would defo let Cabaye go, he is overrated, he is no better than Anita and Sissoko, would for sure have macarthey from Wigan over Cabaye, have watched him outplay Cabaye a couple of times already and to be fair we could do with a bit of grit and bottle in the middle of the park.

    Cabaye is a fanny and it is time to bid farewell, where was he last year while we battled relegation, pretty anonymous is where he was.

    I will blame Pardew as he is inept, however at times players need to take some responsibility, hope he enjoys the bench wherever he goes.

    Enjoyed the game today and was Disappointed when Anita went off, Remy is a Super player by the way, a proper f#cking player at that.

    I love the Toon. Impressed how Yanga kept getting the ball off Krul, are we trying to play on the deck? bizarre we don’t hoof it long but select Shola, Pardew is a weird f#cker for certain,

    Anyway PARDEW OUT

  • 23 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:20 PM


    I’m not saying we should panic buy, I’m saying a plan should have already have been in place in case we sold Cabaye.

    I’d like to see a midfield three of Anita Sissoko and Cabaye as our starters. Our CMs on the bench are Tiote, Gosling, Jonas Bigi and Marveaux.

    Tiote – needs to find his form
    Gosling – isn’t good enough to start
    Jonas – see above
    Bigi – should be loaned to the Championship
    Marveaux – needs to find consistency

    So in that instance we should have a ready made senior CM to step into Cabaye’s role so that there is a smooth transition.

  • 24 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:20 PM

    Same old story pards!!!!
    Simple dont sell him unless we get a replacement, why can’t we play hard ball? Oh I know because Ashley wants to put 20 million in his pocket and laugh at all us fans.
    Look I hope I am wrong and a couple of players come in of top quality but really can’t see it.
    nice to see Remy look decent but lets remember if qpr come back up which is defo possible he could return back there?
    it’s a great Saturday though, us winning and sund getting beat.
    I can watch match of the day now.

  • 25 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:20 PM

    I’m sure we could get through a season with Anita, Sissoko, tiote, Bigi, Gosling, Marveaux, Abeid if we need him, if we really needed to.

    @Ruddy would you rather sign a cm or a forward if Cabaye leaves? I would rather spend it on an attacker.

  • 26 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:23 PM


    Do you honestly believe we’ll sign anyone if Cabaye leaves???

  • 27 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:23 PM


    There were some strangely positive signs from Pardew, but until he does it week in week out with players like Jonas and Tiote on the bench, I will still remain sceptical. It’d be great to see us play for 90mins the way we played in the last 15.

    4-3-3 is definitely what we should be playing, this isn’t news to people, plenty of us (if not all of us) have been calling for it as it best uses the players we have in our squad.

  • 28 ochytoon // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:24 PM

    Yeah it’s really depressing. All this spiel about how we can’t compete financially and how other clubs struggle to sign players as well. Wenger isn’t signing anyone because he doesn’t want to and Spur’s just signed Lamela and Eriksen so he can hardly use those two clubs as examples of teams struggling to get offensive players.

  • 29 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:26 PM

    Have to say judging by the way he went about his business on the pitch I think in his head he’s already gone
    Came on, have away a free kick straight away, did nothing, got booked, match finished
    If that’s the biggest effort he can muster I’d rather he just fcuked off tbh

  • 30 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:26 PM


    I’d rather spend the money on getting another forward in too, but why does it have to be a choice when it comes to Newcastle United? Even with Cabaye still part of the squad we need another forward, and we’ll still need a forward even if we sell him, except, if we sell him, we’ll also need another CM to replace him.

    People are letting this “refused to play” nonsense cloud their judgement. Cabaye is an excellent player, only Anita can pass like him and has the vision he has. Tiote isn’t fit to lace Cabaye’s boots, Gosling tries hard but has no real quality, Bigi is a rough diamond, Marveaux is awful lazy and Jonas…is Jonas.

    Cabaye is exceptional, and I for one would be delighted if he stays, and gutted if he leaves, especially if we don’t replace him.

  • 31 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:28 PM

    @ Kevy

    You must be the only poster on here that doesn’t wan’t us to sign players :) .

    Yes in an ideal world 11 players would play every game in the season but this is real life. You have to factor in injury’s, suspensions outgoings, strikes and even back up players getting injured .

    One player I would like us to bring in if Cabaye leaves is Wijnaldum.

  • 32 Magpie Myles // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:29 PM

    Evening lads

    Thought Debuchy was 10x better today and loic looked great. Hopefully we will sign someone this week, that would be cracking.

  • 33 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:30 PM


    We’ve 2 days to manage it. We haven’t managed a permanent signing in 2 months. Doesn’t look good does it?

  • 34 ochytoon // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:31 PM

    Yeah I agree, he looked like he didn’t want to be here and I want him to piss off back to France in all honesty, however, Pardew hasn’t dealt with the situation at all well and has been trying to flog him since the City game. I highly doubt Arsenal want him now that they’ve bought Flamini and I’d be surprised if PSG actually come in with a high enough offer. I wouldn’t be surprised if Cabaye’s here come September 3rd. He’ll have some egg on his face then.

  • 35 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:32 PM

    @Ruddy I wan’t him to stay to, Hope he stays. But in all honesty I can’t see it now, but if he does go we willl maby get around 20 million hopefully and that could potentially bring in a replacement and attacker if they re-invest it all.

    Like spurs. Selling Bale and balancing out there team by strengthening other positions and not just having a powerful left side of a team, they are looking a lot stronger now imo.

  • 36 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:33 PM

    I just hope Pardew grows a set of balls and doesn’t just put Tiote & Gutierez back in the team as soon as they are back . We should play :



    But somehow Pards will try to stick Tiote & Jonas in there .

  • 37 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:33 PM

    Our final ball is simply shocking

  • 38 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:34 PM

    @Ochytoon Trust me mate I wan’t players brought in, but as you said Wijnaldum quality player, I wan’t the right players brought in and not us paying loads for crap players at the last minute.

  • 39 SeanNufc87 // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:34 PM

    FINALLY! pardew showing some back bone towards the people above him.

    Either side of the fence with pardew you have to admit hes under a crappy situation doing his job.

  • 40 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:35 PM

    Big Pappa Cissé

    You know, I know, everyone knows that the terrible two will be back in the starting 11

  • 41 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:35 PM


    Totally agree with you about Spurs, their squad looks more rounded, more competitive, deeper and has much more quality in it this season compared to last season, their fringe players are even stepping up to the mark, Townsend has been on fire in the Europa League.

    Spurs are the example of how to use transfer income to drastically improve your squad, if I thought the 20m brought in from Cabaye’s transfer (if we got that much) would be re-invested, I’d nearly be OK with Cabaye leaving, but the fact is that I bet that none of the Cabaye money is re-invested. I think we will lose Cabaye and not sign anyone before the window shuts and that is not acceptable in my view.

  • 42 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:37 PM

    People, I think if cabs has refused to play I wouldn’t want him to play for us again.Yes that might sound like I am cutting my nose off to spite my face as we will be selling a great player but he wants to leave us!

  • 43 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:39 PM

    I must admit that Cabaye’s cameo performance today was anything but good, and it looked like his head definitely wasn’t in it any more, which is a shame.

    Do we blame the player? Blame the manager? Blame the owner? Or begrudgingly accept that a top quality player has his sights set on playing for a bigger club?

  • 44 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:40 PM

    Think spurs are getting better and are adding to their squad. well run club.

  • 45 breno95 // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:40 PM

    The comments from pardew in this thread are just an embarressment. A complete joke and totally pathetic.
    He just continues to make it harder for him to be cut any slack off fans with rubbish like that.
    Absolute tool of gigantic portions.

  • 46 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:41 PM


    Spur’s have to be the best run club in the league, they have ambition and the right business model while we have Ashley and Kinnear

  • 47 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:41 PM

    Anyway lads, think I’m going to watch a film now, any suggestions?

  • 48 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:42 PM

    cabs is paid lots of money to play and give his all, he should give nothing less.

  • 49 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:43 PM

    To be fair pards says something every window, it just seems to get over looked!!

    Magpie Myles
    Have to agree mate, credit where it’s due debs looked like he’d had a bit if a rollicking and has got his down, played well today

    Thought the introduction of remy completley changed the game, once we changed shape we looked alot more fluid and actually had a great game for the last 15 mins
    Still have to say though the first 75 mins were hardly great football ….

  • 50 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:43 PM

    @ Jack

    You are probably right m8 , doesn’t hurt to dream :) .

    Anita’s passing is on a whole other planet than Cheick’s, I’ve seen Tiote misplace 10 yarders on numerous occasions .

    I know people say we need Tiote to break up the play and help out the defence but all he has done lately is pick up yellow cards as if they were rewards . As for protecting the back four, it doesn’t seem to be working as we get regularly spanked by 3 plus goals .

  • 51 NUFCarter // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:44 PM

    Mehdi Abeid has scored panathinaikos

  • 52 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:44 PM

    You seen Django unchained yet?

  • 53 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:45 PM

    I like the way you die boy 😉

  • 54 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:46 PM

    Jack butler.
    Why can’t we be run in this manner like spurs eh?
    Ashley needs to look at how they are run. But bottom line is that it’s not what he wants.

  • 55 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:46 PM


    Why yes I have. Brilliant film. I’ve a huge man crush on Christoph Waltz haha

  • 56 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:48 PM

    Empire State is alright, The Rock is a cop going after guys that pulled of the largest hist in the us.

  • 57 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:48 PM

    Man on fire! Best film ever.

  • 58 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:48 PM

    Well there’s my suggestion gone then!!!

    Personally gonna watch the new die hard later my lad it got for me months ago and haven’t got round to seeing yet!

  • 59 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:49 PM


    I automatically assume that any film with The Rock in it is bound to be cr@p, could be wrong though.

  • 60 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:49 PM

    Big Pappa Cissé

    We’ve had three clean sheets with Tiote out of the side and for me the pairing of Anita and Sissoko looks so much more productive. Tiote is a shadow of the player that joined us from Twente and is a hindrance rather than a help

  • 61 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:49 PM

    I want Pardew to grow a beard like Waltz and stand twiddling it on the touchline 😉 .

    Anything is better than seeing him write in that daft notebook when we concede the 5th goal.

  • 62 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:49 PM

    Olympus Has Fallen

  • 63 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:50 PM

    Or, you could watch Goal!
    That way you could at least pretend we signed a CF

  • 64 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:51 PM

    @Ruddy He had a few good films out there like Fast 6.

  • 65 Goodfella // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:51 PM

    I agree mint film love a bit of denzel haha

  • 66 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:51 PM

    btw has anyone mentioned that pardew said at full time
    that in the second half we looked a real force which he didn’t have last few games in terms of attackers!?
    i think thats another hint tbh

  • 67 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:51 PM

    I’m typing the names of these films into rotten tomatoes to see how the critics have rated them and they’ve all been slated (except for Django) hmmm I’ve a feeling that some people here are trying to get me to waste my evening! haha

  • 68 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:53 PM

    shutter island ruddy if not, the greatest film ever made terminator 2! :)

  • 69 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:53 PM

    Best Denzel film is Training day IMO . I imagine Kinnear in the role of Alonso . And after getting the sack he walks out in the middle of St. James’ and does this :) :

  • 70 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:54 PM

    Downfall is a brilliant film if you don’t mind subtitles

  • 71 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:55 PM


    I knew there was something we could agree on. Two great films! haha

  • 72 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:55 PM

    Suggestions for a few good films, I have these in my collection :

    American History X
    Batman Returns
    Brokeback Mountain
    Bad Santa
    Blood Diamond
    Black Hawk Down
    Blade 2
    Bad Lieutenant – Port Of Call New Orleans
    Big Fish
    Cast Away
    Catch Me If You Can
    Crank 1
    Crank 2: High Voltage
    Dawn Of The Dead
    Devils Rejects
    Die Hard
    District 9
    Dog Soldiers
    Donnie Darko
    Django Unchained
    Dead Man’s Shoes
    Finding Nemo
    Fight Club
    Forrest Gump
    Flags Of Our Fathers
    Grizzly Man
    Good Will Hunting
    How To Train Your Dragon
    Into The Wild
    Indiana Jones Trilogy
    Inglorious Basterds
    I Am Legend
    Jurrassic Park Trilogy
    Kick Ass
    King Kong
    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
    Kill Bill: Volume 1
    Kill Bill: Volume 2
    Letters From Iwo Jima
    L.A. Confidential
    Let Me In
    Man Of Steel
    Man On Fire
    No Country For Old Men
    O’Brother Where Art Thou
    One Hour Photo
    Pacific Rim
    Pulp Fiction
    Pitch Black
    Rescue Dawn
    Reservoir Dogs
    Road To Perdition
    Source Code
    Stake Land
    Sin City
    Step Brothers
    Saving Private Ryan
    Shaun Of The Dead
    Shutter Island
    The Avengers
    The Butterfly Effect
    The Crazies
    The Departed
    The Dark Knight Trilogy
    The Fighter
    The Fast & The Furious
    The Grey
    The Green Mile
    The Hobbit Trilogy
    The Lincoln Lawyer
    The Last Samurai
    The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy
    The Machinist
    The Matrix
    The Place Beyond The Pines
    The Prestige
    The Rock
    The Road
    The Truman Show
    The Town
    The Thing
    The Warriors
    The Way Back
    The Wolverine
    The Wrestler
    The 40 Year Old Virgin
    Take Shelter
    Terminator 2: Judgement Day
    There Will Be Blood
    This Is England
    Toy Story Trilogy
    Training Day
    War Of The Worlds
    Wreck it Ralph
    8 Mile
    28 Days Later
    3:10 To Yuma

  • 73 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:57 PM


    If that is your film collection then I am mighty impressed.

    American History X is one of my favourite films of all time, it is a truly stunning film.

  • 74 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:58 PM

    jack the thing with tiote is he is great at breaking up play and passing it or i should say he was!
    but he seems to think he’s also great at dribbling n taking massive gambles with the ball and shooting! which he cirtainly aint! anita on the otherhand knows wat his job is if tiote did the same he’d still easily be in the team imo

  • 75 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:58 PM

    Conspiracy with Kenneth Branagh
    Gangs of New York
    Despicable Me

    Three great films

  • 76 GarethGNUFC // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:59 PM

    Watching Anita today and his ability to distribute the ball quickly and get the creative players on the ball in the final third makes it clear how much of the hoof ball used to stem from Tiote dawdling on the ball and then passing backwards to a defender under pressure

  • 77 kilcline // Aug 31, 2013 at 8:59 PM

    We need McCarthy regardless of Cabaye staying or going, we need to start mixing up some British grit into our team.

    I would take McCarthy and Ince and not sign a striker. Gomis would be icing on the cake mind.

  • 78 kilcline // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:01 PM

    I suggest you mugs watch Love, Honour and Obey 😉

  • 79 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:01 PM


    Anita will improve all the time.

  • 80 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:01 PM


    Agree mate, Tiote seems to have developed a Pele complex whereas, he’s at his best when he keeps it simple, breaks up the play and lays off a simple pass.

    I’m a huge fan of Anita as he’s a classy little player and hope he continues to get a good run in the side as playing alongside Sissoko looks to be a good paring imo

  • 81 SeanNufc87 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:01 PM


    What genre you in the mood for fella more importantly?

  • 82 santonthenewmaldini // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:02 PM

    Tiote WAS great at breaking up play

    Anita and Sissoko are great at breaking up play NOW and can pass, move and run with the ball if we could get Cabaye back properly in front of them they would be deadly or a player like him

    Also Anita does not let people just get run in on goal he marks a man sick of watching Tiote let midfielders just run past him for shots on goal (City was the most recent example but there are many others )

    Anita has done more than enough to warrant a starting berth ahead of Tiote for a good while or at least till he is injured/suspended but he wont Tiote will come and ruin our play again

    Cant help but feel that Perch getting sold maybe just maybe a blessing in disguise as Pardew has been forced to play Anita more rather than go for the safe option

  • 83 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:03 PM

    haha ruddy and wat a day it is to agree
    american history x is a great film but with 2 of the most horrific scenes in history 2!!!! i’ve never looked at a pavement in the same way ever since!! :)

  • 84 Bearsize // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:04 PM

    A win and a draw with 2 clean sheets! Will pardew realise its because saylor, jonas and tiote aren’t playing, probably not. But remember pardew doesnt like changing a winning team. Watch this space! Shola is poo!

  • 85 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:04 PM

    @ Gareth

    Tiote was one of the man culprits for hitting it log after Krul. He always tries the cross field balls out wide instead of just playing it quick and crisply to the forward players .

    Plus he can’t shoot to save his life, he one against Arsenal he could have attempted a million times and not hit the back of the net .

    And before anyone else thinks I am a Tiote hater they are wrong . The Tote that played against Man U when we beat them 3-0 is one of the first names on the teamsheet, the Tiote of the last season & a half belongs on the bench behind Anita .

  • 86 Ted Bundy // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:04 PM

    Blade Runner – that film is still the best 3 decades on! Or perhaps:

    No Country For Old Men
    Old Boy (you’ll like that one, Ruddy, if you haven’t already seen it, it’s a grudge movie 😉 )
    2001: A Space Odyssey (a bit abstract, but a classic)

    Speaking of which, has anyone seen Obertan lately, has his mothership come back and abducted him?

  • 87 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:05 PM

    plus ruddy shutter island is a totally different film the 2nd time ya watch it not many like that
    the acting is brilliant!

  • 88 Beattie25 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:07 PM

    Children of Men or Donnie Darko

  • 89 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:08 PM

    That is a brilliant film mate! Haven’t seem if for ages!

    Your get bombarded but I’ll make one last suggestion
    Four Brothers
    It’s got a bit if everything! But of action but if comedy, it’s great!

  • 90 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:09 PM

    Empire State isn’t in cinemas yet nor is the call and pain and gain is only in cinemas, The power of utorrent ey

  • 91 GarethGNUFC // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:09 PM

    It pains me to talk negatively about Tiote as in his first season he was outstanding and he has the potential to be a great DM but as someone said, he has developed a habit of trying things outside of his ability instead of playing to his strengths

  • 92 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:09 PM

    I am happy that people are now starting to see the potential in Anita and agree that him and sissoko could gel well together.

    How good is this Thauvin dude as have not seen him play?

  • 93 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:10 PM

    yeah aidey n jack and tbh sissko looks like he could knock the fff outa tiote lol would like to see the anita sissko partnership more

    still no fans of terminator 2 i’m shocked!

  • 94 eaststandgeordie1982 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:11 PM

    Natural born killers is a cracking film

  • 95 eaststandgeordie1982 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:12 PM

    Ive got pain and gain to watch along with where the millers

  • 96 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:12 PM

    if ya want a laugh tho 40 year old virgin plus it stars 1 of our blog regulars ketsbia!! :)

  • 97 Toon Tang // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:13 PM

    yea bladerunner, donnie darko and eraserhead are up there in my top 5 defo. classic viewing.

  • 98 89Norcal // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:14 PM

    I really hope Cabaye stays. He can easily get in everyone’s good graces again, and we would have a very classy team without having to worry about replacing him.

    Just need that striker or winger, depending on what we do with Cisse n Remy tactically.

  • 99 eaststandgeordie1982 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:14 PM

    Only problem with anita and sissoko was there was not alot of movement in the first half i guess that will come with more time together and understanding each others game more.

  • 100 SeanNufc87 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:14 PM


    Im a little bit of an odd case, I preferred quarantine to REC.

    I can recommend many zombie films lol

  • 101 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:14 PM

    @East seen we are the millers the other day in cinema, Best comedy ive seen in ages, the hole cinema room was in stitches the hole way lol

  • 102 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:15 PM

    Evening lads :)

    …really pleased about the result today and the performance in the second half!

    And look where 5under1and is! 😀 lol

  • 103 Ruddy Marveaux-lous // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:15 PM


    I’ve seen Old Boy, it’s my favourite foreign film 😉 , well along with A Prophet.


    I have to clasp my mouth every time I even think of that pavement scene! haha


    I’m in the mood for an action/drama based film so I’ve decided to go for Training Day, my best friend loves this film and loves Denzel, so when someone mentioned it, I thought I’d go for it, but good to know there is such a rich pool of movie buffs to call on for advice!

    Thanks lads, have a good evening!

  • 104 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:15 PM

    natural born killers is a good shout like also kung fu hustle is a master class of action n comedy lol

  • 105 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:15 PM

    @GetFootballNews: IMAGE: Look at Giroud 6 years ago.. Hahahahaa! Image HERE – #AFC

    LOOOL he looks like a lesbian!

  • 106 Toon Tang // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:16 PM

    ive also got the machinist, schindlers list and anything else by lynch except for blue velvet

  • 107 eaststandgeordie1982 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:16 PM

    Kevy think thats what i will be watching tha neet

  • 108 kilcline // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:16 PM


    Have you seen the following?
    Rise of the footsoldier
    Slap slot
    The long good friday
    Remember the titans

  • 109 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:17 PM

    ruddy good choice but i think you should know its not about football ok?

  • 110 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:17 PM

    Anyone seen Chopper?

  • 111 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:17 PM


    That will come as they just started playing together.Defo feel that Anita will be a regular for Holland soon.

  • 112 Toon Tang // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:17 PM

    old hitchcock im into, original psycho, vertigo and rear window. the updated rear window, disturbia was nice as well

  • 113 Toon Tang // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:18 PM

    chopper’s a wicked film. bana played that to perfection

  • 114 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:18 PM

    is the machinist wen that batman fella is so skinny he looks dead!
    thats method acting for ya (change method for mental!!)

  • 115 eaststandgeordie1982 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:19 PM


    Chopper is a class film, full metal jacket is another cracker

  • 116 SeanNufc87 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:19 PM


    Good choice, denzel hasn’t been in a bad film, seriously, check if you dont believe me lol.

    Not seen A prophet but love foreign cinema, will have to have a look

  • 117 Toon Tang // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:20 PM

    yea manx, he starved himself and did allsorts to make the part realistic as hell. damn good job he made of it as well. looks like a corpse

  • 118 Santon03 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:21 PM

    liverpool bid Sakho for 17mil has been accepted

  • 119 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:21 PM

    alriiiiite chop chops haha wat a film
    i think bana should have stayed in that genre or sticked to his comedy tbh

  • 120 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:21 PM

    …It’s movie night I see :)

    …go challenge yourself and watch some foreign movies!

    The Pusher thrilogi by Nicolas Winding-Refn

  • 121 eaststandgeordie1982 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:21 PM


    Sissoko anita cabaye
    HBA cisse remy

    Would be the best team to put out infront of todays back 4 mbiwa and colo are getting better every game they like to play it out, at one point today they were both on the left wing lol

  • 122 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:22 PM

    All of them except Slap shot, never heard of that any good?

  • 123 SeanNufc87 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:23 PM

    That scene in chopper where the guy is gagging is amazing cinematically but god does it knock me sick. Watched chopper and scum in a row and felt like a right criminal afterwards

  • 124 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:23 PM

    a prophet is also brilliant proper gritty film with great acting n story no big action or hollywood effects just a good story bein told

  • 125 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:23 PM


    Downfall or “Der Untergang” with Bruno Ganz is a must watch

  • 126 Toon Tang // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:24 PM

    last foreign film i watched was pans labrynth and i loved it. the battle royale set was cool as well.

  • 127 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:24 PM

    Best thing I have ever seen is Breaking Bad hands down. Can’t wait to monday for the next episode, other good tv shows are Boadwalk Empire, The walking Dead, Hell on wheels, Lost, Prison Break, Homeland, Game of thrones,Vegas, Arrow, Vikings, Sons of anarchy, Chicago Fire, Jericho, Terra nova, The sopranos.

  • 128 Santon03 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:25 PM

    Matri has gone to Milan

    Tottenham buying everyone available

  • 129 Ketsbaia9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:25 PM

    I’ve got Chopper haha. Full Metal Jacket is hilarious.

  • 130 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:26 PM

    JB…if you like German movies I can recommend “Das Leben der Anderen” aka “The Lives of Others” :)

  • 131 Ted Bundy // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:27 PM


    Yeah, I like them both, always tend to sway for an original instead of an adaptation, though.

    Terminator 2 is a given, but it should have ended there! The series after that are like Pardew since we finished 5th, an unbridled mess!

    Anyway, you guys have put me in the mood for a film, so Apocalypse Now it is! Haven’t seen that for a while!

  • 132 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:28 PM


    Yes colo and mapou both comfortable on the ball which is great for two central defenders.
    Colo reads the game well and even though he is not blessed with pace he could still play that way for the next 3-4 years as reads the game.

  • 133 Do the shaka hislop // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:28 PM

    The shawshank redemption. Probably one of the most emotive and well written films in history.

  • 134 Santon03 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:28 PM

    watch “Sumo do, Sumo Don’t”

  • 135 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:28 PM

    toon tang yeah it shocked the hell out of me i wondered if it was made by effects crazy film but shows ya wat an actor he is

  • 136 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:28 PM

    Toon Tang…Guillermo del Toro is fantastic and “Pan’s Labyrinth” is one of my all time favorite movies :)

  • 137 SeanNufc87 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    Toon tang

    I thought that was a kids film when I put it on! The wine bottle scene?


    Not met many who have seen jericho, great low budget series, shame it didn’t really end. Under the dome is pretty similar to it its playing in America atm

  • 138 SeanNufc87 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    Just been told its on channel 5 too

  • 139 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:30 PM


    I’ll have a look at that mate, cheers

  • 140 Williamsonsuks // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:30 PM

    Maybe i’m stating the obvious, thought Colo’s hug at the end of the game was a bit longer than normal, like a goodbye hug. Deal’s done I reckon.

  • 141 kilcline // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:30 PM


    Watch slap shot, old film but the hanson brothers are hilarious in it!

  • 142 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:30 PM

    Have watched all sopranos it was class.

  • 143 roy // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:31 PM

    A mackem stole my toenail clipping is a good show.

  • 144 Bearsize // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:31 PM

    Usual suspects normally gets me hard! Oh and ‘the game’ with micheal douglas is effing marvellous! Breaking bad rocks, walts so gonna get it!!!

  • 145 ochytoon // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:32 PM

    If we’re still talking about films, ‘Drive’ and ‘Place Beyond the Pines’ are two of my favourites right now. Ryan Gosling is really on form at the moment.

  • 146 roy // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:32 PM

    I’m the double of Tony Soprano.

  • 147 Ketsbaia9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:33 PM

    Heading out tonight, determined to capitalise on some fine gash.

  • 148 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:33 PM

    Best thing to do nowadays is get a 1tb Portable Hard drive and if you don’t have a ps3 or something to play it on then a mini media player, and just download everything.

    Dvd’s are just a waste of space now.

  • 149 eaststandgeordie1982 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:34 PM


    Mbiwa has the pace its just what colo needed beside him great partnership in the making.

  • 150 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:34 PM

    Will have to agree with all your posts then or I might get wacked! Lol.

  • 151 Williamsonsuks // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:35 PM

    Now you see me was better than I thought and the latest Star trek was great.

  • 152 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:36 PM


    Agree, Taylor should not get back in the team.

  • 153 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:36 PM

    JB…you are welcome mate :)

  • 154 low fell mag // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:37 PM

    Great win today and a well deserved one of that .
    The defence today was 5 star ,so barring no injuries we now have a settled back four.
    One thing I noticed at the game today there was no long balls ,good football on the deck.
    We looked very sharp up front with a lot of pace ,once Gouffran @ Remy were introduced.
    Well done to the lads for a good performance, and well done to the new dirty dozen down the road.
    Great day ,Great weekend doesn’t get much better.

  • 155 SeanNufc87 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:37 PM


    Reserve judgement until you see only god forgives, gosling, same director of drive… absolutely gash film, does the same thing where gosling only has a few lines but the story and support is weak. Trying tio hard to be tarantino.

  • 156 Bearsize // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:37 PM

    Kevy i have one word for you ‘cinavia’ lol i hate it, luckily i can put my hard drive in the back of the tv

  • 157 eaststandgeordie1982 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:38 PM


    Totally agree mate this could be the best CB partnership we have ever had imo

  • 158 JackButler // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:38 PM

    Gotta be honest lads, we played some really nice stuff in the last 20 minutes or so

  • 159 Toon Tang // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:38 PM

    sean – hahah aye when i first saw the trailer for it, they half billed it like it were a kids film. some scenes beg to differ eh.

    jesper, yea del toro is a cracking director, i also enjoyed the orphanage. hes moved right up since his early films.

    ted, yea the original is always best in my book, only rarely does this change. somethings are better left alone. wickerman anyone? haha

  • 160 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:38 PM

    Cool will defo give it a watch!

  • 161 Toon Tang // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:42 PM

    manx, yea some people are just born actors, if you get a chance type in eliott audition for ET in youtube and check the kids audition. Proper mad it is, he ad libed the last bit with speilberg.

  • 162 roy // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:42 PM

    If NUFC can sign a few decent players then who knows. I still think Pardew Is the weak link

  • 163 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:43 PM

    Just way hong the match again on sky sports and have to say cisse still needs to really up his game, the amount if good chances he wasted today……

  • 164 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:44 PM


    Why can’t we play like that all the time eh?

  • 165 kilcline // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:44 PM


    Nice one mate, it’s a little slow to start with but trust me its worth it, made me laugh like the first time i watched happy gilmore.

  • 166 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:45 PM

    Toon Tang…I am a big fan of the “Hell Boy” movies and a third one is in the pipeline :)

    On the genre lets not forget Zack Snyder and the great interpretation of the “Watchmen”!

  • 167 kevymartins // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:45 PM

    @Tads I think once he get’s one he will get a lot, Just needs his confidence up a bit, He hit the bar today like.

  • 168 ochytoon // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:47 PM

    Saw ‘Only God Forgives’ the other night actually. It wasn’t as good as his other stuff but I get what the director was trying to do. It’s one of those arthouse kinda movies I think and as much as I was waiting for it to end, it was kinda intriguing.

  • 169 SeanNufc87 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:47 PM

    Toon tang

    On wickerman, search Nicolas cage over acting on YouTube, incidentally the backing track is by clint Mansel for one of my fave films ‘requiem for a dream’ sky sports used to use it, fantastic piece.

  • 170 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:50 PM

    Yeah he the bar but Christ mate he was awful
    2 minutes from time, 1-0 up Fulham still attacking we counter he has goofy left, remy and benny to the right and he wildly lashes it from from 20-25 yards, he needs to sort that sh*t out

    When you see the movement and runs of goofy and remy and benny, even sissoko today he looked completely lost

    Oh and pardew basically confirming that cabs had made himself unavailable….

  • 171 aidytoon9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:56 PM

    cabs wants to go its obvious, he needs to remember that his career has come a long way since he has signed for us. He has showed a lack of respect to fans and players.

  • 172 lesh // Aug 31, 2013 at 9:56 PM

    What an incredible statement.

    Will Kinnear please explain exactly why ‘we can’t afford to replace him [Cabaye] before he goes because we’re not sure he is going to go’.

    Is Newcastle United on the verge or insolvency and risk averse?

  • 173 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:01 PM

    goofy to the left remy to the right!
    stuck in the middle with………….. :)

  • 174 JAMSHA // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:02 PM

    i dnt no if any1 saw this…. but cnt stop laughn

  • 175 kilcline // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:04 PM

    Best acting of all time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  • 176 geordie157 // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:04 PM

    A front trio of Remy, Ba and Ben arfa is what I’d like to see. If we don’t sign a striker then Ben arfa, Remy, gouffran could work

  • 177 Jamiemac // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:06 PM

    Just watched the match on SNF.

    things that stood out for me:

    A far improved Debuchy today which is pleasing.
    Both centre backs had great games especially colo.
    Liked santon today, put in some good crosses too.
    Anita.. I think people are claiming hes playing great because they WANT him to play great. He didnt do much tbh apart from 5 yard passes. Too frail to win many tackles. I like the guy, just dont think hes in our strongest 11.
    Similar with marveaux, does alright but quite lazy, goes missing.
    Sissoko.. ENGINE! All over the pitch, good distribution today, broke up play well.
    Benny frustrating but at least he was trying to make things happen and the goal was special.
    Cisse looked better after the subs but not a performance to remember
    Shola rubbish.
    Gouff played well, good dribbler, missed anither sitter which is worrying.
    Cabaye some good tackles and interceptions but nothing stood out going forwar
    Remy.. His pace is a breath of fresh air, gives us a different dimension.

    Agree with others saying the last 20 mins we looked like the team that finished 5th!

    No hoof ball at all, as someone pointed out outpr % of ‘hoofs’ is lowest in the league so no hoof ball tactic complaining please neggars.

    Completely dominated the game but lacked a killer final pass.


  • 178 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:07 PM

    i watched a late night film on film 4 the other night called basketcase WTF WAS THAT ABOUT!! the 80’s was obviously mental lol

  • 179 brklyngeordie // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:08 PM

    Well done by the lads today a win is a win and this was much needed and yes i tip my hat to Pardew for the line-up and subs..

    I know many dont approve of Shola ever but he does bring some what of a different threat to the strikeforce and believe his roll is to force the cb to work and create more space for Cisse but also deserved to be rewarded for saving us against Morecambe..

    Remy looked really good in his brief time out and and nicely reversed the field on the pass to HBA on his goal think we may have something special in him and really hope to make him a permanent signing

    The back 4 played really well today especially Colo and Debuchy who i thought was very good and does bomb down that right but HBA doesnt use him all that well they need a better understanding of one another..

    Great game though and there are some good signs starting to show although i know i am in the minority on that but not trying to argue just want to be positive about the club

  • 180 Jakenufc // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:11 PM

    Just thaught i’d share this but Malcom Mcdonald, ex nufc player, has said his man of the match today was Shola! And he was deadley serious! Haha

  • 181 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:12 PM

    kilcline hahaha i think i need to change me pants!!
    ya gotta love the seagal like

  • 182 JAMSHA // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:12 PM


    who ever made it thumbs up… hope dey make one of ashely n jfk

  • 183 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:13 PM


    …did he play! lol

  • 184 JAMSHA // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:14 PM

    MESSI VS. CRISTIANO RONALDO, im sexy and i know it! LMFAO – YouTube –

  • 185 BDin9 // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:14 PM

    Jake. And probably still drunk

  • 186 askar // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:15 PM

    Cabaye is average! Don’t care about him :-) If he leaves, get the money, it is ok then we will replace him with no problems :-) Trust me, it is easy to find player like him, he has nothing spacial.

    Ones again for Ruddy, in MY point of view we have 4 world class players and they are playing for us not for Man U or Barca! I don’t care about top five european club, I am NUFC fan and I love our players and specially HBA. He is wold class :-)

    My Team for this season if everyone is fit:

    Krull (world class)

    Deb (average) Mbiwa (good) Colo ((world class) San (good)

    Tioté (good)

    King Arfa (world class) Sissoko(good) Gouffy (average)

    Remy (world class) Cissé (good)

    :-) :-)

  • 187 Sazzer // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:17 PM

    Most our players had acceptable pass% today except Shola and Krul.

  • 188 kilcline // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:18 PM


    Haha he’s class like.

    You ever watched operation good guys?

  • 189 Williamsonsuks // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    @brklyngeordie.. Completely agree mate. Much better performance today. To keep Bent and Berbatov out of the game is a great accomplishment alone.
    Cisse needs to get his striking boots on or expect the through ball. No offsides today, pretty amazing when Cisse’s playing. Must’ve learned the offside trap.

  • 190 Taking the Papiss // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:19 PM

    I am here to congratulate the team on the win today – first half was ordinary second half we really put the pressure on and Remy was a livewire.

    I am not that bothered about Cabaye going or staying obviously would rather he stayed but only if his heart is in it. If he does stay I would also give him a pay rise and new long term contract so he can prove he is committed.

    I also think Pards needs credit where due. His subs were bang on today and the shape of the team looked better once remy, cabye and gouff were on (no doubt if there were no injuries/other circumstances remy and cabaye would play). All that Shola playing means is that they should really go out and get Gomis. It is clear that Pards would like the option of a muscular striker to play with remy /cisse. If so, he should get back. He also said he wanted a left winger whoever that may be (Ayew or Ince). If he gets those two players I think it would lift everyone’s spirits (including his) and I genuinely believe he can win the fans back*.

    * just so nobody accused me of overreacting after 1 win – i never wanted him out.

  • 191 wolfshead@toon // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:22 PM


    it might be even funnier if it was in english

  • 192 HullMag6 // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:29 PM

    Any given sunday
    Master and commander
    Blackhawk down

    Back to footy – IF the raylor quote was gospel tjen I’d hope its Ba, Ince and either Thauvin or Ayew.

  • 193 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:34 PM

    Yes!!!! Operation good guys was brilliant!
    Loved the survivor p1ss take episode
    “Rrruuuuunnnn it’s a fcuking dragon!!!!!!”

  • 194 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:34 PM

    What Raylor quote???

  • 195 HullMag6 // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:38 PM

    Was it ‘roy’ came on saying he saw raylor in tesco – four lane ends?

    Raylor allegedly said Ba + 2 coming in. Big pinch of salt takem by all that saw it about 2 days ago I think.

  • 196 Offkey // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:39 PM

    toonarmydownsouth – a guy called roy popped up on here saying he saw Raylor is a petrol station and he apparently said Ba and two others are coming.

  • 197 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:44 PM

    Ah I see

    How come its people who never ever ever ever post that pop up with these bits of info 😉

  • 198 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:45 PM

    Nasri is a diving little kernt

  • 199 manxpie // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:47 PM

    well the fact his name was roy tells you all really lol

  • 200 Big Pappa Cissé // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:48 PM

    Severeley doubt that Raylor story is true like. I doubt even MI5 know who we are after (if anyone) .

    Would have Ba back in a heartbeat as I feel he is a better all round player than Cisse . If Cabaye leaves I would go for Wijnaldum and plah this team :



    All that with – Cisse,Gouffran,Marv,Tiote,Jonas on a very strong looking bench .

  • 201 HullMag6 // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:49 PM

    Nasri is just a nasty piece of work full stop – never changes.

  • 202 Cool Hand Luke // Aug 31, 2013 at 10:55 PM

    Anyone else see Howard Webb in the Norwich game not give a pen for what was basically a rugby tackle in the box? The man is a liability.

  • 203 Bambams // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:02 PM

    This statement from Pardew just shows we have been saying. …. Ash will only use self generated transfer funds.

    Absolutely diabolical. …..

    Sell up for God’s sake if you dont want to be successful. …

    The man is a car boot dealer


  • 204 g.s.tooner // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:04 PM

    Owen just referred to newcastle as ‘we’ on motd. F*** off on your helicopter Micheal. Glory stealing t***

  • 205 Toon Tang // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:06 PM

    i heard the ‘we’ as well. the plot thickens eh hahah

  • 206 Williamsonsuks // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:06 PM

    @Gstooner… You beat me to it.

  • 207 Crow59 // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:11 PM

    Rrrrmmm Joe just so you know it nearly sunday so times ticking, by the time you sleep off your hangover tomorrow it doesnt leave much. I know you created the transfer window but as im sure sir alex has told you via phone we need strengthen you fookin muppet

  • 208 Crow59 // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:13 PM

    Rrrrmmm Joe just so you know it nearly sunday so times ticking, by the time you sleep off your hangover tomorrow it doesnt leave much. I know you created the transfer window but as im sure sir alex has told you via phone we need strengthen you muppet

  • 209 richyg01 // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:15 PM

    Interesting article.

  • 210 WWSBRD // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:17 PM

    Christ on a bike can we try any harder to sell Cabaye and why didn’t we get Redmond

    And why does Marv start ahead of Gouffran on the left?

  • 211 NUFC FOR SALE // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:19 PM


    Thats not interesting more like fantasy :)

    Could you imagine all 4 of them signing and getting rid of Obertan….. we can but dream

  • 212 count // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:22 PM

    People saying Cisse is sh!te = fickle blind reactionary clueless morons.

    Stop the world, I want to get off.

  • 213 jimmysmith // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:23 PM

    Deals do get done at the last minute, so I’d be surprised if we didn’t get atleast one in considering the pair of them have been so openly stating we need another one or two. Even one good signing, would significantly lift spirits.. You’d imagine they know that and recognize the value of that, if not, time to start getting vocal.

  • 214 g.s.tooner // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:27 PM

    Would be happy with ince and gomis. Demba… Maybe. But as gomis and ba are very similar players and ba and cisse have proven that they cant play with any form of understanding together I would say gomis is the better shout. Dont need both… Too many chefs and all that.

  • 215 richyg01 // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:29 PM


    I agree with u mate on signings.

    New signing(s) would breathe new life into the team, much like the goal did today. We certainly looked better than we have done.

    Great ball from Remy too for the goal. WTF did Goof do to that ball, tickle it!?

  • 216 Crow59 // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:30 PM

    Id take nzonzi in a heartbeart and why were we not in for redmond?? So frustrating this time of tge month 😉

  • 217 Brutooon // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:31 PM

    stil need:

    two strikers – 1) to give competition to Cisse 2) so that shola SH*T Ameobi NEVER PLAY AGAIN !!!

    One winger/Attacking Midfield – so that Jonas-the-only-winger-in-the-world-who-cannot cross will NEVER PLAY AGAIN

  • 218 Blackley and Brownlie // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:32 PM

    Arrrgh pardew drives me mad. Todays performance was typical of last seasons. No attacking purpose or intent and saved by the mercurial talent of hba. Pardew has the cheek to criticise hba on motd when he was by far the motm even before his goal. The kid never gave up trying and i was delighted he got what his endeavours deserved. When will pardew ever learn that he is not called hatam? What a tit especially after criticising joe for calling him ben afra. Pardew is an absolute joke.

  • 219 CullysFinest // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:33 PM

    if jonas and tiote are able to walk straight back into the starting 11 there will be blood pressure warnings issued

  • 220 Toon1978 // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:35 PM

    Must say things look a little more comfortable for now. We played great Football in the second half and a few signings will set us well on our way. HBA was absolute class today. How the lad is being ignored for France is beyond me. Total arrogance from that idiot France manager. Ignoring him because he dislikes HBA rather then bit the bullet and do what is best for France. A Mackem i was talking to thinks O’Shea is world class and when i said he was a bag of Sh1t and Collo was more a world class player he laughed at me, what a deluded mug. Sissoko was good today also, gave the ball away a few times though.

  • 221 Crow59 // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:39 PM

    Tiote and guti will undoubtedly walk straight into the team but my main one is stevie taylor, since his absences we have had 3 clean sheets on the trott and for me defensively today we were excellent, itll definately be interesting to see what pards does when these three favourites become fit again

  • 222 Sazzer // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:40 PM

    Remy coming on and Shola off made the biggest difference.

    I think it’s unfair to say praise Cabaye and Gouffran only and not Marv and Anita.

    Did Fulham even create anything on our left side?

    I can only remember those balls behind Debuchy, Cabayes freekick and the time when Taarabt got lucky and few crosses from Riise. All on our right side.

  • 223 jayphoto // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:42 PM

    Gomis and Ba are completely different players… They have the same build maybe? But Gomis is much more similar to Cisse! Strikes me as not alot of toon fans have actually seen Gomis play much,,,, hes definately not a target man, more relies on movement and is a bit of a poacher! Hes a similar striker to Darren Bent, if he signs hel be competing with Cisse not playing with him! Think they’ll be competing to start with Remy

  • 224 beddersmag // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:43 PM

    Two up front made a big difference today. Been banging on about it for a while, particularly at home. When we were last good it was when we played 442. I know its not fashionable, i’m just saying….

  • 225 Blackley and Brownlie // Aug 31, 2013 at 11:56 PM

    Our trouble is pardew packs the defence and keeps the midfielders on a short bungee. We have no numbers getting up to support the attack. We have two and three spare bodies at the back just in case 3 v 2 isnt prudent enough. Pardew has been here nearly three years and has put his stamp on it. He only ever shows a bit of ambition in the last 20. Its dire and its never going to bring success.

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