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Hatem Ben Arfa Still Wants To Stay At Newcastle

11:41 am, Sunday, June 15th, 2014 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 106 Comments

There have been no offers this summer so far for Newcastle’s French winger Hatem Ben Arfa, who is available for sale with one year left of his five year contract at Newcastle.

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Hatem Ben Arfa – still on his way out of Newcastle?

And Ben Arfa’s time seems to have come to an ignominious end this year, after a number of arguments with manager Alan Pardew in the dressing room after games we lost – and there were a lot of them – and it seems those old questions about the Frenchman’s temperament have resurfaced.

That may be why no club is rushing in for the 27 year-old 13 times capped French International, but maybe his wage demands are also high – according to the Sunday Sun today.

But Hatem Ben Arfa has made it clear to anybody who will listen,  that he still wants to stay on Tyneside, and when Newcastle are really short of creativity and flair in the side, we are selling our most creative and skillful player this summer.

There’s something wrong  with that somehow.

Ben Arfa has been offered for sale by Newcastle to European clubs, and it seems the only current interest is from the Qatar Stars League, where the main draw is the money – and it’s hardly the standard of the football there, which is poor.

Not much could happen in the next four weeks as the World Cup goes on in Brazil and everybody is concentrating on that, but we still think a Champions League will come in for him this summer.

But if nothing happens by say mid-August, we suppose Ben Arfa could even be sent out on loan, to at least recuperate some of his wages in the final year of his contract.

It’s difficult to see how he can play for Newcastle again as long as Alan Pardew is the manager.

What do you think?

Comments welcome.

Tags: Contracts · Financials · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

106 responses so far ↓

  • 1 ~Anita One Bites The Dust~ // Jun 15, 2014 at 11:43 AM

    Glen Johnson imho is an average Right Back. Not good enough to be first choice for england.

    Our biggest liability in defence. That being said, no one else comes to mind in terms of usurping his spot in the starting 11

  • 2 theartfuldodger // Jun 15, 2014 at 11:45 AM

    I wish someone had a count ..

    Attacking players IN (10) – Cabaye,Ba,Remy,Obertan,Marveaux, Sissoko,Gouffran, DeJong,Cisse,Amalfitano..
    Attacking players OUT(17) – Nolan,Barton,Cabaye,Ba,Remy,Caroll,Best, Gutherie,Lovenkrands,obertan,gosling,marveaux,benny(almost out those 3), Gutierrez,Shola,DeJong,Amalfitano…

    Look at the difference since we went down and came back up..Numerical difference + No of cheap flops…
    (Left out Abeid)

    Defensive players IN – Mbiwa,Tiote,Hiadara,Elliot,Anita,Debuchy ,Colback,Bigirimana,santon
    Defensive players OUT -Simpson,Enrique,Perch

  • 3 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jun 15, 2014 at 11:47 AM

    Ed…most of us think nothing on the matter cause we know absolutely nothing!

    …they feed us lines but we won’t act!

  • 4 sweendog // Jun 15, 2014 at 11:48 AM

    Keep him and get him to work for the team .. Its a win win for both of us .. He has too much quality to throw away .. He just needs managed correctly

  • 5 sweendog // Jun 15, 2014 at 11:49 AM

    Maybe when Percy gets sacked after 10 games next season a new manager will be able to work with him … De boer etc .. Maybe I’m dreaming

  • 6 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jun 15, 2014 at 11:55 AM

    …it’s all just hear say and speculations!

  • 7 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jun 15, 2014 at 12:06 PM

    It seems we indeed are in for Lasogga!

  • 8 welshgeordie9 // Jun 15, 2014 at 12:12 PM

    jesperfuglsang – captain of the lemon crew

    where did you get that from and is he any good

  • 9 cestriasteve // Jun 15, 2014 at 12:35 PM


    He is an exceptional player and perfect for the EPL

  • 10 theartfuldodger // Jun 15, 2014 at 12:39 PM


    Surely we cant compete with HerthaBerlin and Hamburg..

  • 11 Jail for Ashley // Jun 15, 2014 at 12:40 PM

    Slank // Jun 15, 2014 at 8:47 AM

    ”So, Newcastle have tried to highjack a Chelsea target.

    So, it’s a mid table team with a middle ranked manager that haven’t won a trophy in 50 years located in a provincial backwater”

    I’m not sure where you’re from or what your reasons for supporting Newcastle are, but are you sure you are a fan ?

  • 12 cyprus // Jun 15, 2014 at 12:51 PM

    Sometimes we stumble on players we don’t really deserve (Ginola, Robert, Bellamy, HBA etc.) who can and do take us to another level, but someone stupid in management finds a fault (e.g. can’t defend) and gets rid.

    It’s like you finding a girlfriend way out of your league. Instead of enjoying her incredible attributes you dump her because she doesn’t clean the dishes. Fool. You could’ve bought a dishwasher.

  • 13 cyprus // Jun 15, 2014 at 12:54 PM

    Now let’s see, HBA or AP. Tough one that.

  • 14 theartfuldodger // Jun 15, 2014 at 12:57 PM

    I see no one here is raving abt Lasogga…Not enough evidence on youtube..

    Looks like a Cisse replacement 😛
    Stronger then cisse but needs service..
    But then its just youtube..

  • 15 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:03 PM


    all strikers need service
    cisse didn’t become pants over night the team stopped creating for him lack of service lack of goals

    so unless we buy the players to go with a new striker then we will still struggle, this will also need a change play as well
    or we buy a remy type that can create there own and we might be ok
    cheapest option is for us to find the new remy

  • 16 Mister Tuff // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:06 PM

    cyprus – interesting girlfriend analogy – but what would you do if she cannot do the housework or do the gardening or decorating.

  • 17 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:11 PM

    mr t

    what if she is a shocker in the sack

  • 18 musomag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:15 PM

    Q “interesting girlfriend analogy – but what would you do if she cannot do the housework or do the gardening or decorating?”

    A: move back in with your MA

  • 19 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:16 PM

    pardew has a colum in the independent for the wc
    how did he blag that–now-roy-hodgson-must-make-a-decision-on-wayne-rooney-9537831.html

  • 20 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:18 PM

    So we’re going to buy players for a manager whose team don’t know the process and who has science against him, his great strategy to replace the likes of ben arfa and marveaux with dependable tommies like colback, shelvey and snodgrass.

  • 21 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:19 PM

    G/day from sunny Melbourne

    How are we all today?

  • 22 musomag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:23 PM

    In seriousness, APs poor management is the problem.

    We need Ben Arfa now more than ever. The lad is absolutely right to be pi55ed off, we certainly are. Freezing him out and not even trying to resolve glaring issues is nothing short of idiotic.

    Fight for your right to play Hatem, you still have a contract

  • 23 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:27 PM

    On the subject of HBA, there has to be a compromise reached between both men.

    HBA has to become more team orientated and not try to be a world beater all the time. He needs to see the better options available rather than trying to dibble past half the opposition.

    Pardew needs to play to his strengths and play him in the hole where he can do more damage up front and not be required to chase back and defend.

  • 24 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:28 PM

    I would chuckle some what if benny leaves on a free next year

  • 25 mindcompressor // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:29 PM

    can we send pardew on loan instead of ben arfa? during war pardew should be dropped behind enemy lines – to make mess in enemy tactics…

  • 26 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:30 PM


    That is a distinct possibility

  • 27 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:33 PM

    Just wondering if poor old MISTER TUFF has gone off for his sunday afternoon nap………………….poor old sod

  • 28 musomag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:33 PM

    APs World Cup column prob bought by Ashley purely as a tactic to de-value Rooney & Co prior to us offering paltry £1.5 million bids for them, meanwhile raising the profile of all NUFC players likely to generate a profitable sale.

    Don’t laugh….who in their right mind would want AP’s insight into football tactics?

  • 29 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:35 PM


    I kind off hope he does although if we aint gonna use him I would rather he was sold more for him to get back to playing its a shame we haven’t found away to get some use out of him

  • 30 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:36 PM


    have a read its an insight into a great man lol

  • 31 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:38 PM


    I read somewhere recently that Ashley was supposed to have issued an instruction to Pardew to either play or sell Steven Taylor which would lead me to believe the same instruction would have been given for HBA, Marveaux, Guti, Oberttan etc.

    Why would be paying these guys 50K a week if we are not going to use them? I can see Ashley’s point here, if true.

  • 32 Mister Tuff // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:39 PM

    expat -g/day cobber -ya liddle reepa.
    I do not do afternnoon naps -I’m bloody decorating and the missus if off shopping for some bloody wallpaper.
    As for the football -we didn’t get off to a good start -but neither did you. Do you not think that the socceroos are pretty much rubbish -leads me to suggest maybe you should revert to your National pastimes of shark hunting and dwarf throwing.

  • 33 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:42 PM

    one of my biggest hates about pards is his unwillingness to rotate players
    Ashley aint wrong in that if you take benny marveax obatan taylor that’s the best part of 200k a week sometimes not on the bench doing nothing
    whats that about 9mill in wages a year on players that aint making the bench bit of a waste

  • 34 Ericles // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:43 PM

    We must keep Ben Arfa. He is the most skilfull player we have. The problem lies fairly and squarely wit Pardew who cannot manage players to the best of their potential. or ability. Ben Arfa is not the liability it is Pardew!

  • 35 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:46 PM


    Then I hope C brings back enough wallpaper to keep you occupied for the remainder of the world cup.

    As for the Socceroos, apart from the first 15 mins, we dominated Chile and deserved at least a pojnt. Timmy was unlucky with his offside goal, and should also have had a penalty for a blatant push in the back at 2-1.

    We are a young squad with a new manager and we are gearing up for the Asian Cup next year which we are hosting. If we can keep these lads together and bring through a few more decent youngsters including Good, we will do OK in the next WC.

    Keep an eye on the future of Bailey Wright. He is a left back in the squad and currently plays for PNE in England. I coached him as a kid when he was at Langwarrin, over here near Melbourne.

    As for Shark Hunting, been there, done that and as for dwarf throwing, I have a fondness to meet the little fellah from Game of Thrones……………..LOL

  • 36 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:49 PM


    Agreed. He fails to make best use of his squad and this is despite an often lengthy injury list.

  • 37 Mister Tuff // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:54 PM

    Just watching Sky News – there was a report from the French camp -via Deschamps to the effect that they were being spyed upon -as they had spotted a drone in the sky.
    Percy Parsnip -will latch onto this new excuse for next season.

  • 38 Mike's Iron Curtain // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:54 PM

    Wow. Can’t believe some are still rattling on in the same vein as at the season end. Give it a rest. There’s no need to constantly reinforce the same points ie Pardew being total crud. It’s widely accepted already, but will never be unanimous, such is football and people.

  • 39 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:56 PM


    On the subject of England, I watched the game at 8am here this morning and to be honest, I thought they did quite well in the first half but what I couldn’t understand was the amount of space they gave to Pirlo.

    Furthermore, the two full backs were the week points and Italy really played on that. Baines should have closed down and [prevented the cross for Balotellis header. I am no lover of Ashley Cole as a bloke but I am sure he would have done a better job than Baines.

    A donkey would have been better than Johnson.

    All in all, whilst Italy were frightened of Englands pace in attack, their experience adjusted to that ploy and won over youth on the day.

    I don’t think England will make it out of the group now.

  • 40 Mister Tuff // Jun 15, 2014 at 1:58 PM

    expat -whats this tosh about you being a football coach. Did you get you coaching badges on Ebay from an address in Ulan Bator in Outer Mongolia.

  • 41 theartfuldodger // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:05 PM


    Thats true…strikers need service…for which we have sissoko and gouffran..thats it..and both spend most of the time defending…Infact thats all the attacking players left in the squad…

  • 42 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:07 PM


    Taken all my coaching badges over here once I finished playing and all FIFA recognised, mate.

    I have coached senior, junior, state teams of all age groups and won a few leagues and cups. However, since Rosie came on the scene, I haven’t been involved much on the coaching scene although I get offers every year to come back into it in one capacity or another

  • 43 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:08 PM


    there was also a rumour that Ashley was looking into overhauling our coaching and some other bits shortly after that came out he put himself n the board

    les Ferdinand is not working for spurs now he did a lot of good work with defoe and other strikers at spurs he would be a good addition just a couple of days a week

    I like what west ham owners did as well demanded better football and a top 10 finish but then went out and gave the manager an attacking coach

  • 44 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:10 PM

    Sir Les would be an asset, if we had some strikers….lol

  • 45 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:14 PM


    we have a one legged cisse
    he will strike fear in the heart of defences up and down the land

  • 46 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:19 PM


    Ashley has no option but to spend big on forwards now because we are a serious relegation risk if he doesnt

  • 47 Black and White with an army lol // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:24 PM


    so why would you want MA to spend big on strikers then?

    relegation is our only option to get rid of the muck out of our club.

    relegation is our only freedom from these tw@ts

  • 48 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:31 PM

    So, you actually want to see us relegated?
    Just to see Ashley and Co. leave?

    I am no lover of the regime but the last thing I want to see is the club relegated. It wont be easy to get back up next time.

    Also, if relegated, who the hell will buy us?

    New owners will want instant PL success for any money put in and they are not going to get that at an English provincial club in the championship.

    Be care ful what you wish for,

  • 49 K T Cat // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:32 PM

    If Pardew was the problem here, then you’d expect to see plenty of bids for HBA. Instead, we’ve got one weak bid. That tells me that HBA is a complete cancer on the team. Now he wants to come back and play for Pardew. Why? Whatever else is going on, Pardew can’t be the problem in the HBA case.

  • 50 Black and White with an army lol // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM

    why are people hoping Newcastle Direct should bring in better players to improve our squad.

    haven’t you’s realize who’s the manager at our once proud club??????

  • 51 Mister Tuff // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM

    expat – you mention you get offers to come back in one capacity or another – you skilfully choose to omit exactly what the offers are – could I have a guess here -car park attendant or turnstile operator.
    get IN!

  • 52 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:37 PM


    Your once proud statement of being the joker of the blog seems to have failed you. Maybe, the village idiot would be more apt?……..LOL

  • 53 Black and White with an army lol // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:38 PM


    then again why would no one want to buy Newcastle Direct?

    what just because other offers failed in the past? sorry mate but you don’t know the full story why MA didn’t sell the club years ago and it wasn’t because no one came in to purchase us it was because MA was asking 3x the valuation of the club and that put punters off

  • 54 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:40 PM

    I would say I know a little more than you think I know, pal

  • 55 Black and White with an army lol // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:42 PM


    so I guess you know not that much then

  • 56 expatmag // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:44 PM

    Yeah. Whatever.

  • 57 Mister Tuff // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:52 PM

    black and white – no need to have a go at our friend in the colonies -he is a Toon supporter and does know a lot, not necessarily about PL football, but quiz him on the current situation of football in Outer Mongolia and he’s your man. Also quiz him on dwarf throwing and he’ll give you the low down.
    Also he’s probably been up early watching the football and swigging his favourite tipples of Babycham and pink gins. He’ll be back in his pit now -sloshed.

  • 58 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 2:56 PM

    why do people think relegation will get rid of Ashley

    all he will do is give us another loan and bring us back up again
    he wont see us go down

    I did hold out hope he would sell up and go for rangers but as clubs have no control of advertising in Europe it kind of dents that hope

  • 59 Toon Tang // Jun 15, 2014 at 3:16 PM

    On a lighter note, Super6 is as impossible as ever. Not even got an outcome yet let alone a correct result. To unpredictable these WC games eh …

    Unless its England playing ahah

  • 60 seantoon // Jun 15, 2014 at 3:16 PM

    I personally think Cisse will stay and come good next season! Just pray for him to learn the offside rule during the summer break.. We still need 2 new strikers aswell though.

  • 61 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jun 15, 2014 at 3:41 PM

    welsh…I think it was in The Mag!

  • 62 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jun 15, 2014 at 3:46 PM

    Mister Tuff @ 16…in regards to the girlfriend analogy, maybe you should just stop telling her to do the chores in a way you know she can’t do it and let her do it her own way? 😉

  • 63 thepict // Jun 15, 2014 at 3:47 PM

    If Ben Arfa is such a world beating player, why has the only interest to be shown in him from Qatar? Not as good as some on here think he is. I have seen 4 world class players play at Newcastle and Arfa ain’t one of them- nowhere near.

  • 64 Mister Tuff // Jun 15, 2014 at 3:56 PM

    jesper – a route to trouble ahead I think. Far better to discuss the correct methodolgy of the project in hand. You’ll not believe this -but it was six months into my marriage before I learned that the missus could not service the car.

  • 65 JAMSHA // Jun 15, 2014 at 4:11 PM

    australia hockey world champians yess

  • 66 Bambams // Jun 15, 2014 at 4:50 PM

    I wish Greggs would buy us…..

  • 67 Bambams // Jun 15, 2014 at 4:53 PM

    Sorry chaps I am having two conversations one via text to my mate and we had discussed who you would’ reasonably ‘ want to buy the Toon.

    I suggested North East Beacon…Greggs…

    He is still on about Mr Sage…

  • 68 Bambams // Jun 15, 2014 at 4:55 PM

    Chsps are we linked with any Swiss or Ecuador players ?

  • 69 welshgeordie9 // Jun 15, 2014 at 5:33 PM

    this talk of us signing someone tomorrow what a load of rubbish, there’s been no talk today about.

    There’s about much chance of me running around newcastle naked than us signing someone soon.

  • 70 Big pec // Jun 15, 2014 at 5:34 PM

    Honestly, our manager has completely knocked the confidence out of Ben Arfa, yea we know he isnt a 100 per cent grafter but Jonas is ?// who would we rather have playing for us, in fact a player like Suarez playing under Pardew would not be the player he is, as a couple of bad performances would see him take the wrath of the blame and a luxury item, he maddens the hell out of me Pardew, hope Benny stays and Pardew goes, looks very slim though dosnt it, this fella Pardew is not good enough.

  • 71 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 5:42 PM

    I forgot we were signing some1 tomoz

    oooooh I am all excited now

    so do we know who it is

  • 72 tannerabag // Jun 15, 2014 at 5:44 PM

    Talk about drones etc above.

    It is obvious that there is a spy in the Newcastle camp. Tim Krul has spilled the beans and divulged all Pardew’s tactics to van Gaal. All the Dutch goals were based on AP’s long-ball game plan.

    Krul needs to be sold now!

  • 73 lesh // Jun 15, 2014 at 5:49 PM


    “or we buy”? We do what, buy??

    Get a grip man, we don’t buy if we can possibly avoid it.

    You’re living on a different planet man. We’re on planet Ashley where good sense and reality are but figments of imagination.

    There is another world where club owners live in a dream world where its people have imagination and this strange thing they call ambition and where spending money’ where investing wisely in players is not strange to them.

    Such civilisations will not survive and only Ashley will survive when the other, real world destroys itself.

  • 74 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 6:08 PM


    thanks I was happy then u burst the happy bubble

  • 75 Mister Tuff // Jun 15, 2014 at 6:16 PM

    shocking allegations -“The Percy Parsnip Manual of 1980’s Coaching” has been stolen – the blog information suggests the manual could be the basis of Man Uniteds coaching next season or perhaps some of the ideas may be used by the Netherlands in the World Cup.

  • 76 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jun 15, 2014 at 6:33 PM

    Senor Tuff… haha 😀

    …did you ever think she could do that?

  • 77 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 6:43 PM

    I know you won’t want to hear this lads but the Cacapa deal is hanging by a thread again. Apparently he has demanded new boot laces at a press conference! And he wants Pardew to hire a South American coach! It’s all quite shocking as we already agreed to several extra tins of Spam. Mike is quite beside himself with rage. 😯

  • 78 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 6:45 PM

    How will England do against Uruguay? Of course Roy Hodgson will take all of wor Alan’s advice about where to position his players and who to use. That goes without saying. So it’s just a matter of carrying out Alan’s tactics correctly Roy. We’ll be watching!

  • 79 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 6:54 PM

    I personally believe wor Alan and Benny will kiss and make up this summer and then Alan will flog him to Qatar at the last minute. He’ll lose weight in the heat down there and move on to star with Yohann and Debuchy at PSG. Ashley will be happy with the cash, Benny will revive his career and we’ll buy some more dross on the cheap to replace him! It’s a win-win-win! Huzzah!

  • 80 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 6:56 PM

    Has anyone seen Belfast on here lately? This might be my chance of breaking his record of 10 consecutive posts! Hehehee. 🙂

  • 81 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Jun 15, 2014 at 6:59 PM

    Someone was asking if we are after anyone from Ecuador v Switzerland game
    Thought the Swiss centre half – Johan Djourou was outstanding plays for Hamburger SV at the minute

  • 82 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:01 PM

    Why hasn’t the exodus of players from wor club begun yet? No sale of Saylor, the much sought after Obertan still with us, Benny saying he still loves us, Marveaux still hanging aboot, nobody willing to pay Mbiwa a decent wage etc. etc. Howay then big teams out there! Mike needs cash to run this club. Somebody get the ball rolling! Harrumph!

  • 83 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:05 PM

    I’m thinking of starting a charitable foundation to help poor Mike afford this terribly expensive club he owns. We might call it the Billionaire Pauper Relief Society. Any donations are welcome. They will be dedicated to buying Mike some new socks as his all have holes in them. Come on lads and lasses, pony up!!!

  • 84 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:09 PM

    Tins of food will be very welcome as well of course. Especially Spam as Mike sent his last few tins to Cacapa in a last ditch effort to sign him! 😯

  • 85 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:11 PM

    Beermonkey we’re expecting a large donation from you to start the ball rolling mate. Mike looks so pitiful wandering the streets of London bindipping his way north.

  • 86 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:12 PM

    What has the latest bid for Obertan been? Has anyone offered anything other than some pet food and used Q tips yet?

  • 87 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:13 PM

    GT…Charlie just broke your attempt of breaking the record mate 😉

  • 88 Average_Contents // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:14 PM


    He’s an ex gooner and was shite tbh mate

  • 89 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:18 PM

    Doh!!! And now you’re at it jesper mate! How am I ever going to break this record if everyone keeps butting in? Harrumph! Next it will be beermonkey nattering on about footy or something. 🙁

  • 90 Mister Tuff // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:19 PM

    jesper – I would never let her near anything mechanical -screwdrivers/spanners/sockets -she does not understand that such items come in different forms/sizes etc.

  • 91 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:19 PM

    Personally I would accept the pet food and Q tips for Obertan. He’s expensive to keep around since all he does is look like squidward.

  • 92 Big Pappa Cissé // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:22 PM

    Djourou was garbage in the PL to be honest .

    We need to go and get Blind from Ajax so we can have someone that can cross a ball unlike Santon .

  • 93 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:26 PM

    fair enough – still looked aalreet t’night

  • 94 Big Pappa Cissé // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:28 PM

    Also “concrete Ron Vlaar had costa in his back pocket and would be another good signing to replace Willo .




    —HBA——————De Jong—————Cabella—


  • 95 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:28 PM

    News flash from your Senior Official Club Journo! Mike Ashley has been afflicted with the dreaded Budgie Fever. His lack of personal hygiene while having illicit affairs with his birds is thought to be the cause! 😯
    Budgie fever
    Got to budgie down
    Budgie fever
    I think it’s going around

  • 96 jazzyp // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:29 PM

    BREAKING: According to @beinsports_FR, Hatem Ben Arfa is set to sign for a Qatar club, along with Xavi. #NUFC #EDF

  • 97 Big Pappa Cissé // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:35 PM

    Spot the odd one out:

    Lineker,Henry,Seedorf,Savage ?

    😉 .

  • 98 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:42 PM

    I’m not joking mates! Wor Mike is very ill. He keeps pecking at his mirror and screeching “Who’s a Pretty Bird”! Brraaaaakkk!

  • 99 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM

    Does anybody out there have a home remedy for Budgie Fever? Come on lads, put your thinking caps on!!

  • 100 beermonkey // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:52 PM

    you going for 10 in a row g2

  • 101 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:53 PM

    Dohh!!! Beermonkey!!!!

  • 102 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:54 PM

    Senor Tuff mate…I am beginning to think one should not let Percy Parsnip near certain kind of players either.

    …he doesn’t understand they come in different form and shape. Some are good for certain jobs other jobs require different players 😉 lol

    GT…did I just ruin your lucky strike there mate? I am so sorry 🙂

  • 103 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jun 15, 2014 at 7:57 PM

    It’s Cafétiere time!

  • 104 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 8:04 PM

    Well it seems I’m not going to get the record today again! 🙁 Still I’ve got the pleasure of reading some of wor Alan’s fabulous footy advice to people he shouldn’t be trying to give advice to. 🙂 🙂

  • 105 toonarmydownsouth // Jun 15, 2014 at 8:11 PM

    Are the commentators trying to drum up transfer stories?
    “There’s Debuchy, was he waving goodbye at St. James at the end if the season”
    F**k off!!

  • 106 GeordieTwo // Jun 15, 2014 at 8:16 PM

    Well I’m off for a bit mates. I’ll sneak back on later and try for the record again! 🙂

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