Captain Refuses To Discuss Newcastle Future

Fabricio Coloccini today has refused to talk about his Newcastle future, and said he will think about things once the season is over on Sunday 11th May, which is a little early this season because of the World Cup in Brazil, and hopefully Fabricio will make the Argentine squad.

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Fab Coloccini – refused to discuss his future

Fabricio was asked by the Shields Gazette about his future today, but the 32 year-old basically refused to discuss it at this stage of the season.

This is what Coloccini told the Shields Gazette, in what is being called an exclusive:

“I think we have to think about the seven games, and then start to think about other things,” “But I have a contract here for a long time, and that is all I can say.”

“We have to improve for next season and take as many points as possible.” “I think we played better in the first half.” “We had chances, but against good teams, when you miss chances, it’s difficult.”

“It’s not just because Loic is out. The team isn’t creating too much.” “There are things the team has to improve on, and we have to think about Southampton now.”

We’re not sure whether that’s good ness or bad news that Colo doesn’t want to talk about his Newcastle future but saying  “I have a contract here for a long time, and that is all I can say” may be code for “I’m staying.”

We certainly hope so, and of course Alan Pardew had earlier said he was not worried about Colo, but he was hardly going to say anything different than that.

We didn’t have any cutting edge in attack against Everton, and that was also the case against Crystal Palace and Fulham come to think of it – although we did take one chance we had – against Crystal Palace – in the final seconds of the home game and everybody went crazy – it was great.


Let’s hope we can all go crazy again on Saturday afternoon.

It’s hard to think anything will be much different at Southampton on Saturday, but Alan Pardew in his press conference today said the team just had to get better in the last third of the pitch.

We’ll see how we do on Saturday – but this is another very tough game against a good, attacking and entertaining side in Southampton, who play the game very much like Everton.

What do you think?

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