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Suarez Suspended For 9 Games And Four Months

3:05 pm, Thursday, June 26th, 2014 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 201 Comments

FIFA have just announced that Louis Suarez has been suspended and fined for biting Italian center-back Giorgio Chiellini in the final group D game on Tuesday. Uruguay won the game 1-0, after Italy had been reduced to 10 men after Claudio Marchisio has been dismissed for a dangerous tackle – and in truth Suarez should have been sent off for biting Chiellini.

louis suarez chlellini

Louis Suarez about to bite an unsuspecting Italian footballer

FIFA announced that they had found evidence that Louis Suarez did bite Chiellini,  and he will be suspended for 9 International games, starting with Uruguay’s next game against Columbia – and he is out of the World Cup altogether.

He will not even be allowed to accompany the Uruguay team to any of the World Cup stadiums, and he has also been fined 100K Swiss Francs, which is about £66K and $112K.

The four months suspension is for all of football, and it looks like that will miss about nine Premier League games, if he is still at Liverpool at that time, with Barcelona having said they were interested in signing the striker.

And would you believe it, the first PL game he will be available for is against Newcastle at St. James’ Park on November 1st.

We suggested last night his suspension should be for the rest of the year – and that would have been another couple of months through to January 1st.

But this is a very serious offense indeed, at the biggest sporting event in the world (by far), with millions and millions of viewers watching around the world.

And it’s now the third time he has bitten an opponent in a game – and Suarez’ disciplinary record is just terrible and he’s also a very poor role model for kids.

What do you think?

Comments welcome.

Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · World Cup 2014

201 responses so far ↓

  • 1 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:07 PM

    Ban not severe enough. Proves FIFA are spineless

  • 2 Our Toon // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:11 PM

    Shocking and spineless, minimum ban should have been 1 year from all football.

  • 3 Pardews Prolific Boys // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:14 PM

    Most of the ban doesn’t affect his ability in competitive matches…..

  • 4 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:16 PM


    well said m8, basically we the fans are looking for excuses for Mike Ashley which is the complete opposite of what we should be doing.

    Could you imagine the outcry if we were going to spend a world record fee for a player, there would be uproar and we would be up in arms because we could have had 4 or 5 good but lesser players for that fee, think back to Alan Shearer signing for us and look at us now, different owners(worse), different team(worse) and very very different supporters where many of us are much worse, sadly I think that I am as guilty as anyone as I now look at the likes of Lasogga and Gomis and feel annoyed that we didn’t get them, lets be honest who the f— are they ?

  • 5 the_besty_show // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:19 PM

    Ha, first game back St.James Park

  • 6 geordieviking // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:21 PM

    Seems everyone agrees it’s not enough. It probably let’s the bin dippers off the hook too.
    I just hope that when he does come back the fans let him know what they think of him.

  • 7 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:23 PM

    Our Toon

    boards can work both ways but really its the pitches which will be the biggest help imho that is, but something has to be done but it won’t, far too many people with voices but far too few with actions to back those voices up.

    As for Luis, well every team needs a fighting spirit and you do have to have a bit of bite in your team but he does take the bite aspect to the extreme, it’s his 3rd offence, he should be banned for life, he must like taking a holiday in September as he is never available for work ?

  • 8 Our Toon // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:23 PM

    Looking at the ban in more detail though its quite interesting

    I don’t know how they will implement this but he is banned from training with the club, from stadium and training ground, he cannot train anywhere else for 4 months, no football of any sort except for the streets of Uruguay!!

    Can’t imagine him being in tip top condition to face us

  • 9 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:26 PM

    Our Toon

    he wasn’t in tip top condition to face England but he still destroyed us !

  • 10 the_besty_show // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:28 PM

    Steven gerrard destroyed us

  • 11 Pardews Prolific Boys // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:28 PM

    I see we’ve been linked with Roberto fermino

  • 12 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:29 PM

    Spoof, tbf he didnt need to be in tip top condition, we gifted him them goals on a silver platter.

    Pistorious without his legs on woulda dry bummed england with them dropped bollocks we were rolling him hahaa

  • 13 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:29 PM

    Fifa have bottled it. It will be interesting, though, if he stays with liverpool, if the FA can further reprimand him for bringing the game into disrepute, as there is no doubt at all he has damaged livepools rep as well as the premierships.

  • 14 lesh // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:29 PM

    Disgraceful. Liverpool are his employer and should have influenced his behaviour since his last ban. As such, the bulk of the ban should have impacted on his main job!

    Be interesting if criminal charge was instigated.

  • 15 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:30 PM

    very true, put it down to a joint effort ?

  • 16 Our Toon // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:31 PM


    He did get the 2 goals against us but was more down to the main man Stevie G, the CB’s didn’t cover themselves in glory either though!!

  • 17 Pardews Prolific Boys // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:31 PM

    Surely they can’t stop him training with a pt? This will likely not affect him that much

  • 18 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:31 PM

    I just wish sourez would settle on one cuisine. Whats he had so far?? Should hurry up and make up his mind eh

  • 19 Our Toon // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:33 PM

    “The player Luis Suarez is banned from taking part in any kind of football-related activity (administrative, sports or any other) for a period of four months.”

    The punishment also prevents Suarez from attending matches during the period of the ban.

    “A stadium ban is pronounced against the player Luis Suarez in accordance with article 21 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code as follows: the player Luis Suarez is prohibited from entering the confines of any stadium during the period of the ban,” the statement continued.

    “The player Luis Suarez is prohibited from entering the confines of any stadium in which the representative team of Uruguay is playing while he has to serve the nine-match suspension.

    “The player Luis Suarez is ordered to pay a fine in the amount of 100,000 Swiss Francs.” Thats £66,000, not even a weeks wage

  • 20 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:34 PM

    Toon Tang

    thats a bit unfair m8 as I openly admit to the fact that I like different tastes from different parts of the world as well lol

  • 21 Mister Tuff // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:36 PM

    The T shirt printing machines in Liverpool will be in full production now, I imagine logos such as “We Support Louis Suarez” or “Suarez is Innocent”.
    Their previous unqualified support of this racist thug and scumbag is now returning to bite them (no pun intended) on the jacksie.
    As KK would say “I love it”.

  • 22 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:38 PM

    Spoof haha true mate same here. Hes got 4 months now though to weigh up whether he wants to run with one hes had previous or keep sampling what the world has to offer.

    He will rubbing his hands at a friendly with china I bet.

  • 23 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:39 PM

    Wouldn’t you just know it! It seems as well as the premiership, f.a, fatty, now fifa are against us! What are the odds of that fcuking creature being available against us!

    Should of been a year the kunt

  • 24 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:42 PM

    Not sure if it will let everyone see it.

  • 25 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:44 PM

    What would be the better punishment, a ban for life or just getting his teeth knocked out, he wouldn’t be able to bite anyone then, he could try sucking them but it wouldn’t have the same effect would it ? Keep it clean people ?

  • 26 toonarmydownsouth // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:44 PM

    90toonarmydownsouth // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:03 PM

    @GaryLineker: Suarez is banned from all football activities for 4 months. And 9 international matches.

    Let’s be honest he’s got off lightly
    Assuming his ban starts immediately then that makes his first eligible game, yup you guessed it, Liverpool vs Newcastle

  • 27 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:45 PM


  • 28 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:45 PM

    I couldn’t see it

  • 29 Mister Tuff // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:45 PM

    PFA suggest method of protecting their members from Suarez next season.

  • 30 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:47 PM

    I suppose you have to have a Facebook acc to view it Not sure how else to share a pic here

  • 31 Mister Tuff // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:48 PM

    markaccus -tried that link does not work.

  • 32 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:53 PM


    is it with the Hannibal Lector mask ?

  • 33 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:54 PM


    I’ve got a fb ac n it still wouldn’t work mate

  • 34 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:57 PM

    Anyone seen mike tyson and suarez picture? Quite amusing!

  • 35 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:57 PM


    No, its a daft one i made up. Not great but i did it on the spur of the moment. cant work out why it won’t work. My mate has just tried it using his account and it worked

  • 36 Belfast // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:59 PM

    He’s a little sod, though I still don’t see why Liverpool should be punished to be honest.

    I’d be pretty pissed off if I supported Liverpool.

    Liverpool are actually getting more of a punishment than Uruguay.

  • 37 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 3:59 PM


    never mind, but as your teacher would tell you, must try harder. lol

  • 38 Belfast // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:01 PM

    Considering he’s not aloud to to even train, I doubt he’ll be back to face us Tads.

  • 39 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:02 PM

    ok. I tried from a different computer. When you get the screen that says “contet is unavailable” sign in with your account (if you have one) and it should go to the picture

  • 40 Belfast // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:03 PM

    Suppose he can train on his own, but he would be nowhere near match fit.

  • 41 Lilongwe Geordie // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:04 PM

    Have you got a profile only visible to friends? The link takes be to Facebook, but says I don’t have permission to view content, or it has been removed.

  • 42 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:04 PM


    I don’t think anyone is suggesting that Liverpool should be punished, but if you punish the player then its inevitable that the club will be punished as well, there is no way of getting around that, what will be interesting and hopefully it will come out, is what sort of treatment did Liverpool get for him 12 months ago, it could be argued that he should seek treatment for himself but Liverpool did step in and say they were going to get treatment for him, did they do that or was it a PR stunt which has now back fired, it will be interesting to find out.

  • 43 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:05 PM

    Uruguay have lost him for 9 official matches. I would assume that means competitive games (qualifiers for coppa america et.c) so that is pretty severe for Uruguay. I still think they should have been harder on him.

  • 44 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:06 PM


    I think mine is public, have you tried signing in when you get that screen?.. i will just go and see if mine is public….

  • 45 toonarmydownsouth // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:08 PM

    I’m sure they will have him training somewhere on his fitness
    He’s not Benny mate

  • 46 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:08 PM

    Right. I wasn’t public (d’oh) It should be available to view. It’s not really worth the wait though, i didn’t really put much thought into it. 😀

  • 47 the truth will out // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:09 PM

    i would refuse to be on the same pitch as the greedy tw@

  • 48 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:12 PM

    The guy could probably rent a pitch somewhere private (they can’t stop him doing that) and he can train on his own and stay fit. the only thing he would need to catch up on would be the current tactics liverpool were playing. A couple of days with the squad would be enough so if the ban ends a couple of days before our game then he will be ready to go.

  • 49 Our Toon // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:13 PM

    The punishment is for the player, the player happens to play for Liverpool. Suarez punished Liverpool not FIFA

  • 50 Spoof // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:15 PM


    still can’t see it m8

  • 51 funguswatty // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:20 PM

    Bet if he had been our player he would have got a longer ban, FIFA like our fa have no balls when it comes to English top four clubs all ways the least ban given any one out top four get a lot more. As they say if face fits you get more

  • 52 Thump // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:25 PM

    Canny little holiday he’s got there. Congrats FIFA.

  • 53 santonthenewmaldini // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:25 PM

    So we can sort out moving a player quickly enough!!!

  • 54 Our Toon // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:35 PM

    Lads n Lasses can we dispel this rumor of the world is against us, the only person against us is MA and the only organisation against us is anything MA owns!! Not FIFA or UEFA or the FA

  • 55 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:36 PM


    What do you expect he’s receiving money not spending it lol

  • 56 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:37 PM

    I bet he took their hand clean off when offered the dosh the greedy fat leech

  • 57 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:38 PM

    Markaccus, this pic better be damn good now brother, its been built right up and the suspense is killing me hahahaa

  • 58 Shot Bru // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:39 PM

    Funguswatty…Cantona and Ferdinand got appropriate bans for their misdemeanors…

    I recall Shearer getting off with a light ban in the lead up to a WC for kicking Ginger Lennon in the head?

  • 59 santonthenewmaldini // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:41 PM


    Yeah its shocking but I reckon we will sell another 3 or 4 players before we sign another if we even bother signing anyone else

  • 60 Charlietoon // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:42 PM

    It’s great news. Our fans will be the first to have a go at him. 40,000 Geordies barking at him when he comes out to play and every time he touches the ball.

  • 61 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:44 PM

    I like the way you adjusted your attendance numbers Charlietoon.

  • 62 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:44 PM

    I wonder if he’ll have the cheek to appeal the ban? If he does then they should extend it, it should of been longer anyways the shithouse kunts!

  • 63 Mister Tuff // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:47 PM

    Can’t see the rodent being fit to play us – eh.
    Well I suppose it woud be like him not being fit after a knee operation.

    Liverpool deserve everything they get -they were in denial after the Evra racial abuse incident and the whole squad turned out wearing support Suarez T shirts.

  • 64 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:48 PM


    Most definitely mate

    Anyone actually keeping tabs of how many first team/squad players we’ve released/sold or loan finished?

    I make it Bambi,gosling,LDJ,remy and potentially tav now too


  • 65 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:54 PM

    Not toon related but I thought it’s worth a mention

    fast-moving story this, with Athletic Bilbao now revealing that Ander Herrera has met the buy-out clause in his contract and is free to link up with Manchester United.

    What? He’s met the buyout clause himself? £30m? Something wrong here I suspect!

  • 66 lesh // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:55 PM

    santonthenewmaldini…. You’re right about being able to ship players out quick enough.

    Chat let’s priorities ought to be getting players in so we’re not in the relegation mire by Christmas.

    I suspect Ashley’s grubby, money-grabbing paws are complicating things by telling Charnley to keep the payroll within tight limits – get rid of the fringe players.

    Fine in principle, but the squad was thin enough last season and they seem to be thinning it further. Talk about running a business on the bones of your backside – Ashley’s stripping out the bones!

    He must surely realise that running a football club’s not like a branch of Sports Direct, it can’t be run with players on zero-hours contracts and available at will or contact some Mickey mouse training/ employment agent to get unpaid ‘trainees’ in at the drop of a hat.

    That man’s so mean, I’m sure he’d be charging his mother for a culpa if, and it’s a big if, she ever wanted to be near him!

  • 67 lesh // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:57 PM

    whoops, Mike Ashley phone! Autocorrect’d crap!

    * Chat let’s = Charnley’s

  • 68 pottsclock // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:57 PM

    Why isn’t Klinsmann singing the German national anthem?

  • 69 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 4:57 PM


    Let’s hope nobody affiliated with NUFC reads this blog as fatty would be all over that agency like a tramp after chips 😉

  • 70 lesh // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:04 PM

    Hang on here, am I missing a trick here?

    We’re flogging a full back and Debuchy’s probably on his bike?

    It could only happen in Ashleyland!

  • 71 Graeme // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:04 PM

    Dont know Pottclock – watching Ghana v Portugal

  • 72 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:04 PM

    lesh, up and down the country we should deploy everyone to go into their local SD shops and buy things the same way MA buys players.

    “Them Nike trainers there, how much? Ah hundred pound… I tell you what i’ll do, here’s 5 pound, take it or leave it”…

    If every single person in the entire country did this. Haaaaaa

  • 73 lesh // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:08 PM

    Average_Contents….. Ashley probably has such a two-bit agency in his empire and profiting from unfortunate folk all ways.

    As somebody said yesterday, noveau rich – no class, aal for coat n nee knickas!

  • 74 Tsunki // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:13 PM

    Liverpool are partly responsible for ‘chomper’ Suarez in that they should have had him checked in for some rehab or counselling, instead they backed him which should have got them a hefty fine and points docking from the FA imo. Now the Uruguay team, it’s PR even their tinpot Presidente have treated the whole thing like it’s nothing or it doesn’t matter anyway, or that typically South American approach – something else was to blame. By backing this nursery brat and sweeping away the appalling character simply on the grounds he’s a good footballer is expedient and completely against the whole principle of sport and sportsmanship. Cheating is ruining the game, and so are pervs like Chomper, who seems to have a fetish for human flesh. Get him banned for two seasons and have his pay go to a charity for retired dentists or whatever. And while they are at it, fine all the Uruguayan team for trying to get him off the hook.

  • 75 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:15 PM

    “Them golf clubs there, 299 pounds are they? Right how about I offer you 5,000,000 Zimbabwean dollars and a signed Rick Astly postcard”

  • 76 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:17 PM

    I’d have Gonzalez the centre back and Johnson the winger from the USA team. Who agrees with me?

  • 77 lesh // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:18 PM

    Toon Tang….

    Now if fans just happened to drop into SD shops before a match……

    You’ve hit on a good one there. The press’d love it!

  • 78 Tsunki // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:20 PM

    Never gonna give you clubs,
    Never gonna sell you owt,
    You’re never gonna play a round……

  • 79 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:22 PM

    It’s same in all walks of life, could u imagine going into currys and saying how much is that TV? £1000? Oh how about I give u £50 and that’s my final offer! FCB is a prick, he needs to go

  • 80 toonarmydownsouth // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:27 PM

    Lol not really mate
    Obertan Marv Benny Taylor Tav Guti Fergie Mbiwa all on the chopping block and we just about manage to shift out Tav

  • 81 Marty-Toon // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:34 PM

    That picture isn’t from the other day.
    Italy had blue tops on,so Suarez wasn’t about to bite him although it looks like he was checking his shoulder out.
    Chiellini had more hair too,it’s probably from a few years back

  • 82 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:48 PM


    Your correct it isn’t the picture, that picture is from the confederations cup last year and he tried to bite him then apparently!

    I seen an article in the telegraph about it, I’ll try to find it!

  • 83 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:49 PM

    Marty lol

  • 84 p // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:52 PM

    Suarez is unable to train with Liverpool for those 4 months either.

    Although he will of course stay fit and be given his own fitness and training regime, it will be a little harder to walk back in to the team after 4 months.

    He is such a talented player that he probably will be straight back in to the first team but, it will take a little while to get his sharpness back you would think.

    I wonder if Liverpool honor that aspect of the ban or do some private practices?

  • 85 toonarmydownsouth // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:55 PM

    Why would Liverpool honour it?
    Did we honour Pardews ban or set him up with an open line if communication and openly flaunt it?

  • 86 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:55 PM

    lesh, would be a strange ol’ way to protest against the regime eh.

    Lets do it people… make history

  • 87 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:59 PM

    tsunki, come on mate, the Rick Astley postcard is enough to sweeten the toughest of deals…

  • 88 p // Jun 26, 2014 at 5:59 PM

    well he was not at the stadium when he should not have been and he was not on the touchline when he was not allowed to be tds

  • 89 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:07 PM

    Do you think Brendan Rodgers knew Suarez was gonna do this so that’s why he bought Ricky Lambert?

  • 90 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:08 PM


    Finally found it lol

  • 91 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:10 PM

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA yes tsunki . I only just got the Astley song in your reply. Fcuking quality brother.

  • 92 toonarmydownsouth // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:18 PM

    No but he was communicating with the bench when the ban permitted and the management team openly admitted that so why would Liverpool not him training somewhere for 4 months?

  • 93 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:21 PM

    He should have been up in front of British criminal court the first time within our jurisdiction. He should have been given a 6 months sentence suspended for 5 years. Never mind the footballing authorities setting up their own little jurisdictions.

    It brings to mind Jimmy Savile and Murdoch phone hackers. Those in power and with celebrity status think they’re above the law.

  • 94 Tsunki // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:23 PM

    Tang – you got there, you got there that’s the main thing 🙂

    Anyway gotta go it’s tea time. I feel like I have something in common with Luis – we’re having Spag Bol. 😉

  • 95 Tsunki // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:24 PM

    Jimmy Savile and the phone hackers? Like how you toned that down Blackley! 😐

  • 96 toonarmydownsouth // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:35 PM

    Was thinking the same!
    Bit of a leap from being an embarrassment to the sport to being a nonce…

  • 97 Tsunki // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:36 PM

    In years to come someone will choose that as a band name. I did say years.

  • 98 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:41 PM

    Our Toon

    There’s plenty of pass and move in 5 a side with boards. That’s the feature of the game. The boards just help keep the high tempo of the game.

    As for doing away with goal posts and other nations which keep great possession because they don’t use boards, those nations very often don’t know how to score goals. You’d think they’d never seen a goal before.

    England’s problem in the WC was that we didn’t have a natural goalscorer and there is a dearth of top goalscorers at schoolboy level. Perhaps the FA and their coaching have an obsession with passing and possession.

    Football is about putting the ball in the back of the net and often you can do that by someone getting on the end of one big punt up the middle. There’s a lot of snobbery about how the game should be played. I think there’s nothing better than seeing a CF get on the end of a goalkeepers punt, battle with the CB, and bury it.

  • 99 Tsunki // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:42 PM

    I think they could at least have introduced a Naughty Step after the Ivanovich incident…

  • 100 Graeme // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:47 PM

    Looks like Tavernier is off to Wigan now!!!

    Another one out the door!!

  • 101 Graeme // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:54 PM

    Ghana & Portugal both out – USA through to knock outs!!!

  • 102 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:56 PM

    Very nice slo-mo of 2 fine American girls bouncing up and down.

  • 103 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 6:57 PM

    Usa totally deserve to be through. Portugal have been poor and deserve to be out as much as England and Italy, if not more so.

  • 104 Markaccus // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:02 PM

    In a way, it is a tad unlucky for liverpool to have to suffer for Suarez’s international antics, but the punnishment is aimed at the player, and hopefully Liverpool take this out on Suarez, and withold his wages until he can play again. He has to be stopped and he has to pay for his crimes.

  • 105 beermonkey // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:10 PM

    looks like Uruguay are going to appeal thay should double the ban for there cheek if they do

  • 106 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:17 PM

    In this country we turn a blind eye as far as possible to celebrities’ criminal behaviour. The authorities did it with Jimmy Savile and the phone hackers.

    For some reason it’s not criminal to bite someone if it’s done on a professional football field by a professional footballer. Same for a manager headbutting a player. The FA claim jurisdiction. The rest of us face criminal prosecutions for more minor misdemeanours at a football ground and the FA are at the forefront of calling for it.

  • 107 the truth will out // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:28 PM


  • 108 Mister Tuff // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM

    blackley -apparenty biting is not criminal on Brazils’ sporting fields as well. You work is clearly not yet done.
    Can you just run it past me again the Percy headbut incident. No -that was a joke -please no more – I as well as others explained the correct legal position in the UK.

  • 109 Toon Tang // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:34 PM

    Stuck a load of 2-1’s on my super6. See how that one pans out eh.

    I reckon Argies and Brazil could come unstuck on this next round of games. Heres hoping anyways…

    Who do we reckon will win the thing? I want Chile to win it but I reckon dutch will do it this time. I really hope an underdog gets it though.

  • 110 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:37 PM

    Still very quiet on the gomis transfer deal

  • 111 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:38 PM

    Mister Tuff

    Pardew could easily have been charged. It was a very fine judgment taken by the police officer in charge. IMO he got it wrong.

    Mark my words times will change soon enough so that headbutting and biting on a football pitch will be prosecuted.

    If you’re happy to see celebrity heroes get special treatment that’s up to you. As far as I’m concerned it’s typical of the double standards of this country. Biting is an absolute disgrace that I don’t want my kids to see. If they do see it, I want them to know the consequences.

  • 112 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:49 PM

    Mister Tuff

    Can you please set out the correct legal position in relation to payments to the police for information? When an MP wanted the police to take action against NOTW for criminal offences, the police wouldn’t listen and the MP found little support anywhere. The same MP is applauded now and the police and authorities are in disgrace for not acting.

  • 113 jazzyp // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:52 PM

    Our new team photo for next season

  • 114 gonufc (Newcastle United Sports Direct Advertising Club) // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:53 PM

    About Sissoko looking better for France than he does for us:

    Pardew plays Sissoko right wing!! He is a CM! No wonder he’s better for France!

  • 115 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:54 PM

    So arsenal want and may get Debuchy, Christ there’s more leaving than coming in.

  • 116 Novocastrian66 // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:56 PM

    Gonufc; Sissoko played on the right hand side of a front three for France last night.

  • 117 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:56 PM


    There’s a few of those on here

    Ha ha ha

  • 118 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:57 PM

    I’ve forgotten the theme tune to the muppets

  • 119 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 7:59 PM

    i see Blackley and Brownlie and Mister Tuff are biting

    Get it

    Ha ha ha

  • 120 jimiley // Jun 26, 2014 at 8:03 PM

    A proper replacement for Cabaye and a proper CF who can score 20 league goals and we will challenge for 12th place. No problem!

  • 121 Bambams // Jun 26, 2014 at 8:05 PM

    I think this transfer window will tell us very much about ashley and the long term or short term future he has in mind.

    I still have a hunch he is looking to cash in as much as he can and sell.

    Rangers will be his next advertising vessel.

    Cant prove it, just a feeling

  • 122 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 8:08 PM


    i think we should be aiming a little higher than that

  • 123 Bambams // Jun 26, 2014 at 8:14 PM

    Luke Shaw £30 million+ to Manure…..

    Wonder if ashley comes in with a cheeky counter offer of a full set of SD tracksuits for Southampton and a take it or leave it £500,000 bid.
    Snodgrass off to Hull…..

    All happening

  • 124 the truth will out // Jun 26, 2014 at 8:24 PM

    news out newcastle fans are offering their ticket to makems,
    it was said cos they are much more accustomed to watching sh1t3

  • 125 Widowmaker // Jun 26, 2014 at 8:24 PM

    Kakitani Yoichiro, Japan International

    I said we should watch this guy when he was 18 and he has scored 24 goals in 42 games from midfield last season. (17 in 40 the season before)

    This boy will provide us the firepower, I have no doubt.

  • 126 Widowmaker // Jun 26, 2014 at 8:28 PM

    By the way, he has announced he would like to move to Europe before the World Cup.

  • 127 bladeuser // Jun 26, 2014 at 8:55 PM

    Nufc are now just cannon fodder for the top six and maybe now the top twelve we might beat a few of them now and again but is this really what it has come to
    what is the point in paying your gard earned money on a club that at this moment in time with this nauseous owner just does not care one bit
    nufc is now a small club with small ideas with no ambition
    my ? Is why on earth do u stomach it even if nufc is your life surely now enough is enough no wonder u get called a### licking sheep following pkayers who would not give u a second look while they drive past u in there bentleys u really r the daftest supporters world while and i am a geordie born and bread who got out years ago and its the best thing i ever did
    spent money on something worthwhile and not a bunch of primma donnas who could not give a rats a$$

  • 128 swemag // Jun 26, 2014 at 8:59 PM

    Got to love the speculation going on about Debuchy…we get 10-15 million for him and we are getting close to making back the full outlay Mr. Ashley has done in the past. Brilliant piece of business this.

    I guess the next move must be changing markets for finding players, surely clubs in France must be sick of hearing about Newcastle trying to get their players on the cheap.

    Whose next, Tiote for Man City? Tim Krul to Tottenham? Man…he should just sell the stadium as well while he’s at it, get another 50 million and we can close the club.

    Awesome Mike, lets go for it!

  • 129 toon kk // Jun 26, 2014 at 9:08 PM

    Nufc simply isn’t a proper club anymore.
    Its a joke club. But it won’t stop thousands handing over there hard earned cash knowing they’re going to watch dross. People who go to SJP shouldn’t complain they’re feeding the problem.

  • 130 Graeme // Jun 26, 2014 at 9:22 PM

    Toon KK – we are an advertising hoarding for Shite Dross, nothing more, nothing less. A complete shambles of a club!!

  • 131 beddersmag // Jun 26, 2014 at 9:36 PM

    Please lets not refer to the pardew incident as a headbutt. Come on man he got up in his grille- simple. If out own fans start sensationalising like the media all is lost

  • 132 bladeuser // Jun 26, 2014 at 9:37 PM

    Nufc 1 man city 8 my prediction nufc goal adam armstrong crosses mike zico williamson heads it up into the air it lands on cisses a### and dribbles over the line as a concilation goal the crowd react by singing cisses name sounds so pathetic but i would ,nt put it past u 52000 turn up for the next game and say and do nothing 52000 turn up for our last game before wr bow out of the edl hoping to get an autograph of one of our super players u have to laugh at the utter stupidity of nufc fans mike ashley must take the p### out of you lot every time u turn up when will u ever learn i ask lol lol lol

  • 133 Mister Tuff // Jun 26, 2014 at 9:40 PM

    Blackley – you jump to conclusions yet again.
    I think the Percy butt was probably dealt with correctly (note no complaint from Meyler).
    As for anyone else -generally I would hang draw and quarter the lot -metaphorically speaking – when the law is broken – treat them all the same.
    It is completely illegal for the cops to accept money gifts etc -as it is for the person offering.
    As for parties wanting the cops to take action -usually unless it is completely frivolous/ or no evidence is provided might be difficult to get things off the ground. However, I think with the phone hacking scandal the cops did have a list of numbers “potentially” hacked and suggested there was no new evidence -clearly there was – so it should have been investigated – I see potential of neglect of duty offences for this on behalf of the cops.
    Seems to me that certain high ups in the cops and politicians were all in bed with Murdochs lot – to cuury favour – utterly disgraceful.
    as for justice -in this country I believe you can buy justice by hiring the best lawyers,. All these reporters will have been interviewed with solicitors -paid by Murdoch – they will have probably no commented in their interviews and suitable defences later establsihed (cough cough).
    Amazed most of them got off.

  • 134 carl // Jun 26, 2014 at 9:43 PM

    We have not heard much from either Hugh Grant or Max Mosley, Steve Coogan or any of the other celebrities and moguls who wanted to use the phonehacking scandal as an excuse to end British press freedom. For some time, they argued that the press had become a law unto itself, and it was time for politicians to regulate it. We have just seen why such a draconian step is not necessary.

  • 135 BuckLuck // Jun 26, 2014 at 9:55 PM

    toon kk and Graeme

    Totally agree with you. This club is an embarrassment under Ashley.

  • 136 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:02 PM

    Mister Tuff

    I don’t think I’ve jumped to conclusions. I don’t see you supporting criminal action against a player who bites another.

    It’s disgraceful just as Pardew’s head butt was. There’s no excuse for it and it doesn’t need the IP to complain for a prosecution to be brought.

    If I’m seen on cctv biting an opposing fan in the heat of the moment, I’d get done, especially in a sports ground. Sports people should not be exempt and in fact are not exempt. The law enforcers just need to enforce the law.

  • 137 beermonkey // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:02 PM

    god were not digging up the pardew nuzzle again

  • 138 Big Pappa Cissé // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:03 PM

    Big blow for Liverpool .

    If I were them I would go for Remy to fill the void as Lambert won’t cut it If they are going for the title .

  • 139 beermonkey // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:06 PM


    I think they might cash in on him is some1 is willing to pay
    chances are he will do something again he must have missed nearly a whole season in bans with this one added to it

  • 140 beddersmag // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:10 PM

    The simple reason we shouldnt get the police involved in sports incidents is where do you stop? Technically you could have half a dozen players a game facing charges. In fact every foul is technically assault. No thanks lets just leave it as it is. The suarez footballing punishment is actually way steeper than the likely voluntary caution he would receive for the crime so not sure what more you want?

  • 141 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:18 PM


    So I could punch you and knock your teeth out on a football pitch or do anything I want and that’s just worth a fine but on the street when you equally annoy me that’s criminal.

    There are clearcut fouls and clearcut assaults and grey areas in between. I’m only talking about clearcut assaults.

  • 142 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:24 PM


    Neither the Pardew nor the suarez incident involved someone going for the ball. At grass roots football criminal charges would apply and the FA would support it. I’ve been involved personally in two such cases.

  • 143 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:26 PM

    Blackley and Brownlie

    You still not arguing your point with Mister Tuff are you

    Dear me

  • 144 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:28 PM

    Wasn’t it you arguing time after time with someone over the pardew incident

    Thant went on for ages, I’m sure it was you correct me if I’m wrong

  • 145 Graeme // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:29 PM

    BPC @ 138 – they are in for a very experienced Nigerian International, one Mr Bambi Ameobi, formerly of this parish. Should be right up their street lol

  • 146 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:29 PM


  • 147 beddersmag // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:29 PM

    I understand your point mate but problem is it wouldnt stop there? And in any event its all subjective. So you prosecute pardew for a something which wouldnt even constitute actual bodily harm but dont prosecute a foul that is eg sprained/broken ankle. I think we do already currently have a situation were major offences can be punished eg duncan fergusons headbutt, cantonas kung fu kick etc but generally speaking i would like it to be kept out of sport as there is just too much grey area. You might think pardew should be charged. I think it was a none event. If you start prosecuting in sport what about boxing or mma? Why shoukd that be different in the eyes of the law really?

  • 148 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:31 PM

    Right on a brighter note who are going to sign tomorrow, i can feel it in my water something is going to happen

  • 149 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:32 PM

    Did i say tomorrow i meant this year

    Ha ha ha

  • 150 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:33 PM

    Oh i forgot i would like to thank myself for being in the lead with 16 comments in a row.

    Well done welshie

  • 151 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:34 PM

    Thanks welshie

  • 152 beddersmag // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:35 PM

    Any player could report an incident to the police and have it investigated. I imagine they dont do this very often as they understand it would open a can or worms, which none of them want to see. I totally understand that to be honest. Especially when the general punishment is so minimal for all but gbh upwards. For instances at gbh level and beyond we do see prosectutions already so i think we are ok on that score tbh

  • 153 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:35 PM

    I’m not on my own again am i

    What have i done to deserve this

  • 154 beermonkey // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:39 PM

    yes welsh ur on ur own

  • 155 Mister Tuff // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:42 PM

    Blckley – whilst you do not necesarily need the victim to make a compliant(I think I told you that yonks ago) it certainly helps and is part of what is considered by the cops. The recent incident is similar if not identical to the Ivanovich incident. If the “victims” made complaints I would fully support their decisions to do so.

  • 156 Big Pappa Cissé // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:45 PM

    @ Welsh

    Who are we going to sign tomorrow ? .

    An Asian lad apparently . Goes by the name of Foo kin Newan .

  • 157 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:45 PM

    Stop banging on about the incident, it’s so depressing I would rather talk about gomis

  • 158 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:50 PM

    Big Pappa Cissé

    Well so Long as he Foo kin scores i don’t care

    Ha ha ha

  • 159 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:53 PM

    Mirror now reporting that arsenal want debs and mentioned it would take around 8m….go fcuk yourself 8m! Is that for his left or right leg! Can’t see it tbh as fatty would want top top dosh for him!

  • 160 scout // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:54 PM

    Sunderland have signed a chinese striker why me

  • 161 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:56 PM


    I think that’s a decent offer

  • 162 beermonkey // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:58 PM

    12 will buy debs

  • 163 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 10:59 PM

    He’s a good player but not that good

  • 164 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:00 PM

    How can he be worth 12 million when we only paid 10 for cisse

  • 165 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:01 PM

    Cisse had a good first season crap the second same as Debuchy

  • 166 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:03 PM

    Oh my you clearly know fcukall about football if you think that 8m is a good offer….try 12-15m and you’d be closer to the mark, remember we’re talking about one of the best right backs in Europe even before his impressive world cup performances

    Let’s talk about gomis? No thanks I’d rather stick pins in my eyes

  • 167 beermonkey // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:04 PM


    we will want to double our investment and plaus a bit more hence I reckon 12 will buy him
    what did we give for him 5

    also depends on how high his wages are

  • 168 beermonkey // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:05 PM

    its his first full season

  • 169 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:06 PM

    So what did he do last season especially in the second half of the season, let’s face it none of the big guns delivered did they.

  • 170 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:09 PM

    The price we paid for cisse isn’t relative to what debs is worth and is proved by what other clubs have paid for defenders in the past, just because strikers normally cost more than any other outfield player doesn’t necessarily mean they have more worth to a team

    Isn’t it past your bedtime….you’ve school in the morning!

  • 171 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:10 PM

    12 – 15 million yeah you right, i mean he didn’t give away cheap free kicks, stupid penalties, he always tracked back, and he didn’t get any red cards.

    Silly me

    He’s a good player not the best

  • 172 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:12 PM

    I’m not having a go at him it’s just a bloody opinion


  • 173 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:17 PM

    Anyway….I’m not discussing the finer points of deb’s supposed price with a 12 year old Welsh kid who supports Swansea and hasn’t a clue about most things in general maybe apart from yews

  • 174 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:18 PM

    Your opinions don’t count where football is concerned, your Welsh 😀

  • 175 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:19 PM

    It’s a pity you wasn’t a fish with all that biting I’ve could have reeled you in

    Ha ha ha

  • 176 beermonkey // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:20 PM


    given his length of contact 4years left he was up there as one of the best performing right backs in the league

    we give 5.5mill for him we will want to double that minimum but given his age 29 and the fact he is prob high wages I do think we will cash him in this year

    hence I reckon if a champions league team come in for him it will be around the 11 12 mill with 4 years on his deal we can wait another year if we want to

  • 177 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:21 PM

    12 year old you say yeah right coming from a person who chucks his toys out of the pram

    Ha ha ha

  • 178 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:25 PM


    Yeah ok, regarding cisse i dont think that was a good example, but for how much he’s worth well that’s anybody’s guess to be honest, i hope he dosnt go

  • 179 Average_Contents // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:25 PM

    Last comment before work

    Clearly a troll/wum/saddo who has nothing better to do than to come onto a NUFC blog and spew verbal diarrhoea every night so my advice to you would be to employ someone with a professional degree in neurological disorders and heed their advice as there is clearly something wrong with your brain functions

    That’s all I’m going to say to you

  • 180 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:27 PM

    Before you go to work don’t forget to pick those toys up from the floor

  • 181 the truth will out // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:28 PM

    i can’t see why he is here he’s obviously delusional

  • 182 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:32 PM

    i do love these complements that i get on here everyday

    Thanks everybody

  • 183 expatmag // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:34 PM


    Interesting discussion with B&B.

    How do you know so much about the law?

    Are you a copper by any chance?……ewg

  • 184 welshgeordie9 // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:43 PM

    I’m not being funny but this blog would be boring if i wasn’t on here, no offense to the ones that i do get on with, well there’s not many anyway, right on that note I’m off.

    Night night

  • 185 Mister Tuff // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:51 PM

    expat – strange for you to be on at this time – have you bought a decent shirt for you holis yet.
    On the basis on your suggestion that knowledge about a particular subject indicates a connected employment on that basis I should probably be a gynaecologist. Currently probably a painter and decorator.

  • 186 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 26, 2014 at 11:51 PM


    Pardew’s was a headbutt. It looked bad on every viewing, although I accept there was no damage caused. If he’d been a player in the cut and thrust where any tackle could end his career, he’d be in that grey area. However, he was a manager in a suit. He was in the same position as a fan in a sportsground but should be setting an example. He shouldn’t be losing his cool and thrusting his nut into a player’s face.

    I’m pleased to see bbc question time supporting criminal sanctions against behaviour like suarez’s.

  • 187 expatmag // Jun 27, 2014 at 12:07 AM

    Just watching replays of last nights games. Rosie has gone off to school, Elena to work and I am off to the shops to get that shirt you recommended….lol

    Interesting comments on your employment. Obviously you are used to papering over the cracks……lol

  • 188 expatmag // Jun 27, 2014 at 12:09 AM


    You really are a persistent old fart, arent you?

    Tuff……shame on you for badgering the silly bugger into bringing this all up again

  • 189 Belfast // Jun 27, 2014 at 12:13 AM

    That white dog shite your always eating is clearly melting your brain welsh.

  • 190 expatmag // Jun 27, 2014 at 12:15 AM

    I noticed Mister Tuff didnt answer my question the other day on whether he had renewed his season ticket at the Stadium of Light this year or not?

  • 191 expatmag // Jun 27, 2014 at 12:16 AM


    I believe he has left for the evening

  • 192 RonVanDam // Jun 27, 2014 at 12:16 AM

    Cheryl Cole has become Newcastle United’s latest signing after the former Girls Aloud singer was given a personalised shirt at X-Factor auditions in the city. Daily Mail

  • 193 lesh // Jun 27, 2014 at 12:51 AM

    Cheryl Cole holding her shirt?

    That’s one over the line at least, at last!

    C’mon Charnley,now for the rest of the girls.

    Next ones in: Sting, Jimmy Nail and Knopfler for good measure and then there might be some entertainment at the Park!

  • 194 expatmag // Jun 27, 2014 at 12:56 AM


    We need a really good experienced tall centre half…….maybe Assley is trying to sign Grey’s monument

  • 195 lesh // Jun 27, 2014 at 12:59 AM

    Arsenal reported to be readying a bid for Debuchy reminds of Cabaye’s departure.

    And we’re floggin Tavernier and loaning out Mbywa?

    This lot just beggar belief. The way they’re getting rid of players, we’re gonna need Cheryl Cole to plug a gap!

  • 196 expatmag // Jun 27, 2014 at 1:01 AM

    Hmmmm plugging her gap.

    Yep I would be in that…….lol

  • 197 lesh // Jun 27, 2014 at 1:02 AM

    expatmag, you suggesting we buy Grey’s Monument then stand Saylor on the plinth?

  • 198 expatmag // Jun 27, 2014 at 1:05 AM


    On a serious note, if Assley sells Debuchy and Krul, then I have no doubt in my mind that he is preparing to sell the club. The fact that he appears to be offering under market value offers for players and offering low salaries (Cabella, Lassogo) looks like a ruse to make the fans believe he is trying to bring quality players to the club but blaming others for failure

  • 199 expatmag // Jun 27, 2014 at 1:07 AM


    No mate. I am suggesting Greys will replace Saylor……more mobile and intelligent…lol

  • 200 Oldgit1 // Jun 27, 2014 at 1:47 AM

    I see bendtner is available on a free, I have a terrible feeling that Pardew may go for him. 24 goals in 9 years, sounds like shola replacement. Oh I hope not.

  • 201 manxpie // Jun 27, 2014 at 1:47 AM

    doesn’t anyone else think suareze’s teeth are possessed?

    look at his reaction afterwards he was clearly asking them why!!!!!!!!??

    why now!!!!!??


    i’m tellin ya now them teeth are possessed!!!

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