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It’s Either McClaren Or Carver For Head Coach – So Disappointing

1:37 pm, Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 77 Comments

This could turn out to be a very bad week for Newcastle United,  as it appears the club wants to stick with their failed stricture and system.

Sky Sports has reported that Patrick Vieira is out of the running, presumably because for one thing he would want more control in who comes into the club during the transfer windows.

john carver at QPR

John Carver – will be interviewed for head coach position
Hint to John – don’t talk about your record

Lee Charnley and Graham Carr do the real transfer business at the club, and while the head coach can have some input into the process, Graham Carr is really the person who is acting like a Director of Football and he is the real decider.

The latest news from Sky Sports is that Newcastle will now speak to John Carver about the head coach position, and they have also verified that Patrick Vieira is out of the running for the job, as we mentioned at the start.

Why John Carver is even being considered after his record this year in 20 games, when he nearly had the club relegated – is beyond us – but Newcastle these days don’t seem to be logical at all.

They seem to be parochial and want to keep those already at the club in place,  even after they show they are not very good – as was the case with John Carver this year.

How can we ever be successful with that kind of thinking at the club?

This is Carver’s record at Newcastle.

CompetitionPlayedWonDrawn LostGFGAGDPoints
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Lee Charnley and company seem to want to continue with the policies Mike Ashley has put in place .which have been shown again and again not to work.

Mike Ashley has said he will allow Lee Charnley to make the head coach decision, but if the Managing Director comes up with McClaren and/or John Carver the fans will not like that – and Mike should move in if it looks like Lee’s reaching that decision.

Yes – the owner will allow Lee Charnley to make the decision as long as it’s the right one.


After all Charnley reports to Mike Ashley directly, and Lee should now be on uncertain ground after he did absolutely nothing to prevent Newcastle being relegated over the final three months of the season.

Charnley seems to be inexperienced in executive management and what managers are supposed to do in times of crisis..

And while Steve McClaren is said to be a good coach – if we had a choice between McClaren and Alan Pardew we’d probably take Alan Pardew – because he had some great results against the top sides in England.

How an appointment of Steve McClaren – who’s been sacked many times as a manager – can be appointed at Newcastle we have no idea – although he is friends with Graham Carr.

This could be a very bad week for Newcastle fans – because we’d be in the same situation where money is king and there’s no ambition – well at least no ambition to appoint a really good head coach who is known throughout the football world.

This is all very disappointing for Newcastle fans everywhere.

One last hope is that somebody else may be interviewed this week – maybe Remi Garde or Michael Laudrup – and they could still get the job – but it’s not looking good from the outside.

Comments welcome.

Tags: Coaching · Head coach · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

77 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Jail for Ashley // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:40 PM

    The trouble is with the likes of Munster and Toon Prodigy, it suits their agenda just fine having someone like McLaren, when the fans get on his case they can shout from the roof tops it’s not his fault, Ashley is the problem, why can’t you all see that Ashley is the problem.

  • 2 Uri Gellers Magic Mind // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:40 PM


  • 3 Jail for Ashley // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:41 PM

    So McLaren is the horse that is going to be bolted on to the Carver cart !

  • 4 Jail for Ashley // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:42 PM

    I sincerely hope this gives the protest numbers the same recruitment as Bloody Sunday gave the IRA !

  • 5 SuperShearer // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:42 PM

    Genuine plee to fellow fans. DO. NOT. RENEW. YOUR. SEASON. TICKETS. Let the club prove that they are taking heed of our feelings and that Ashley’s interview wasn’t just more lies to get us to give him more money.

    We need to appoint a good head coach who can take us up the table. If John Carver is appointed it will be a joke around world football. He shouldn’t even really be employed here anymore. It’s appalling how badly he did.

    Ashley, and Charnley need to really look at what they’re doing and ask themselves “Is this for the better of the club or our profit margin?”

  • 6 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:42 PM

    It says it all about how far we’ve fallen when people would prefer Alan Pardew back. You couldn’t make it up.

  • 7 cyprus // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:43 PM

    Ed, Ed,
    live with it man 🙂

    The inept one is gone. AP over Mc!? What has your favourite manager ever won?

    Do you forget the unwatchable football?

  • 8 NezzaNUFC // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:43 PM

    2 of the worse English managers to take over NUFC!

    Says it all really.

  • 9 cyprus // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:43 PM

    Next we’ll be reminiscing about the JC days 🙂

  • 10 xiaofeiii // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:44 PM

    It will never be John Craver. But then, we have to settle for some Big Mac from Macdonalds.

  • 11 nut meg // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:44 PM

    If it is SM I think his honeymoon period has just got shorter.

  • 12 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:45 PM

    The best type of horse to bolt onto a cart is a carthorse. Ashley was telling us. We just didn’t see it.

  • 13 hibbit // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:47 PM

    carver could be first choice as Mc WONT work with him or other coaches he want his own people thats the hold up

  • 14 expatmag // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:48 PM

    Eeerrrr I hate to say it boys but if Mclaren has turned us down twice already, expect him to do it again.

    So then its Carver….

  • 15 toon22 // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:49 PM

    Maybe he needs SM to advertise one of his tatty brolleys from SD.
    Bring back Graeme Souness even he is a better choice or even JFK for one final stab at killing him while in the job.

  • 16 NezzaNUFC // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:49 PM


    To all Newcastle players

    LEAVE whilst you can.

    Imagine how the players feel? most of them don’t know SM and some may know him as a Championship manager which to them is a downgrade so already their moral would take a hit, no players would want to come here now since a championship manager is in charge.

    Oh and prepare for champ players like willo!

  • 17 Riviere Run Dry // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:49 PM

    Poor hysterical hens.

  • 18 Rotonda heights // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:50 PM

    So so predictable, another great opportunity squandered and continued mediocrity ensured.

    After 45 years this is it for me till Ashley is gone and god knows when that may be.

    Crimes against NUFC

    JFK x 2

    Was escaping relegation so great?

  • 19 cyprus // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:50 PM

    I mean, let’s face it. Our most consistent manager was JC. Fact.

  • 20 toon22 // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:50 PM

    IM sure MA can rely on his board to sort it all out.

    Oh wait ………

  • 21 croftus5678 // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:51 PM

    so we go;
    pards = avg (we wanted better)
    linked with garde = 🙂
    linked with galtier = 🙂
    we got carver = 🙁

    then linked with mac who’s avg imo but def an upgrade from carver
    linked with laudrup who’s avg imo
    then viera (who could have promise and is prob the best candidate so far)

    then we are blatantly threatened to our faces that he will appoint carver ……unless we accept mcclaren 😉

    well…thats what i’ve taken away from all this anyway 🙂

  • 22 Jail for Ashley // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:51 PM

    Yes, people are forgetting that, why would he want to come here to face the same treatment as Pardew. When Pardew was hired the fans were on the back of a feel good factor from promotion and a mackem slaughtering, a lot of people thought that the reclusive Billionaire wanted success and was learning from his mistakes, four years down the line and McLaren has been given hindsight into what’s in store for him.

  • 23 barkel // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:51 PM

    All a lot of he said, she said at the minute. If JC or McLaren are given the job I would expect the protests from the very first game of next season.

  • 24 IrishGeordie9 // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:52 PM

    This club is a fcuking shambles. Why does everything have to be so shady? Why are we always fcuking guessing? The lack of communication is depressing, but not as depressing as the thought of the club still pursuing McClaren and still fcuking considering Carver. Do they learn anything the fcuking set of absolute cnuts. Im sorry for my language but this has put me in an awful mood. I fcuking knew Viera would be a smoke screen because this club is so shady. Trying to find a way to appoint McClaren without it setting uproar with the fans. Hence, Carver being considered. Why the fcuk are they so keen on McClaren? What! Because he’s a yes man? Because he’s mates with carr so they can all have a fun time whilst we watch a shower of s**t on the pitch? The man rejected us TWICE yet we still want him, are we that fcuking desperate? Absolute p**s take. I hope the fans protest once the club have got there prince fcuking charming. Tw**s!

  • 25 nut meg // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:53 PM

    I’m hoping it’s to sack Carver & NOT to give him the job!!

  • 26 NezzaNUFC // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:53 PM

    F@ck the first game, I would start in pre-season

  • 27 nightfa11 // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:54 PM

    “It’s there job to get the best pound for pound value out of those resources.”

    we’ll to be fair..carver and mclaren are the best you can get for 1 ponud..

  • 28 Jail for Ashley // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:54 PM

    Going on your logic of players that have been injured or under performed not deserving a face to face meeting to be told they’re being moved on, who would you say has deserved such courtesy over the last eight years.

  • 29 toon22 // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:54 PM

    Im sure the news will see season ticket sales explode,hope they have enough shirts for the clamour it will obviously create.
    I mean we have the leagues best manager possibly having a giant of the game such as SM(if he dont turn us down again) joining his elite team.Hope someone like Real Madrid dont poach the lot from uner our noses.

  • 30 Slank // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:56 PM


    I said previously that Vieira and McClaren both ticked the boxes but not necessarily the same boxes. If it’s not Vieira regrettably then I would welcome McClaren.

    It’s worth remembering that McClaren achieved more at Boro than any manager at Newcastle since Joe Harvey ever did. He didn’t achieve anything as England manager but then again neither did any manager after Sir Alf. He did well in Holland but not so in Germany and had mixed results in the Championship.

    If he arrives he will be the most experienced manager since Sir Bobby but that doesn’t mean he will win trophies as it also eluded Sir Bob.

    Bit of a lottery.

  • 31 one fine day // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:57 PM

    141one fine day // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:47 PM

    Let’s hope someone at the press conference has the balls to ask. This…
    ” so schteeeeve you have turned down newcastle publicly twice now , the last time being when the club was facing the very real possibility of relegation, how can fans trust you after that ?
    “And despite charnleys. Statement last January what do you say about you were given the job mainly due to your friendship with Alan Carr ?”

    One things for sure the local press won’t be asking it and facing another ban from the head office in Pyongyang .
    Utter utter C@@ts the lot of them

  • 32 NezzaNUFC // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:59 PM

    ST will crumble, Shirt sales will fall, protest will be massive compare to other seasons, sponsors would keep away, players won’t want to come, key players will want a move.

    Fully deserved imo.

  • 33 one fine day // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:59 PM

    17Riviere Run Dry // Jun 2, 2015 at 1:49 PM
    Is there a purpose or point to your posts?

  • 34 toon22 // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM

    Its embarassing at he end of the day,the whole lot is an utter shambles.
    Religation next season it would seem.
    Dont forget to get your season ticket so you can have a front row seat to the MA car crash season.

  • 35 hibbit // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM

    one fine day ……….he has not taken the job yet he just might turn it down again

  • 36 ITUNDERASHELL // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:01 PM

    The Rangers fans have balls and have him in court, so what are our UNITED fans doing F++k all.
    Brow some balls and Ashley might just give the supporters some respect. Until then you are a soft touch and will continue to be led like lambs to the slaughter.

  • 37 ITUNDERASHELL // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:02 PM

    A mass and I mean a mass cancellation of your direct debit and then take the bastard to court as a group. Any legal boy’s on this site?

  • 38 sickandtired // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:02 PM

    Vieira is still in Wales finishing his coaching course. The Club have NOT even approached him let alone spoken to him.
    Basically sall we know for sure is that Carver is going to be spoken to in the next 48 hours. Everything else is all press speculation and bookies odds.
    If you can’t get PV into his first managerial job, does anyone think a Laudrup, Garde or similar would entertain this job?
    If McClaren would then he has sunk even lower in my already low estimation of him.
    Sorry, but I think its all aboard the no change train to nowhere

  • 39 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:03 PM

    Waited at least 10 minutes for the bog at Costa Grey Street. Gave in and went to Theatre Royal. Couldn’t find one so came back to find the cleaner spraying air freshener. Sums up my day and everything about NUFC at the moment. Costa want a trainee barista but the manager’s words are: “Charnley. The f******** tea boy. No chance. We run a competent ship here.”

  • 40 ITUNDERASHELL // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:03 PM

    A lot talk on here but who is going to walk the walk? Cancel your direct debit and he will take you seriously, until then Ashley is greatly amused by your indignation, knowing full well you will be sitting in the stadium watching dross will he lines his and Penfolds pockets. Penfold is worth 100 million and Ashley is worth 3 billion.
    Do you really think he gives a flying f++k what you think.

  • 41 sickandtired // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:04 PM

    @ITUnderASHEL – mate, your wasting your breath on this board.
    Dr Ed has done nowt but slag off the ‘PardewOut and AO Crew”.

  • 42 nufc 11 // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:04 PM

    Looking at the st renewal form in front of me it’s going into the bin like next season these men running things are not fit for purpose. Ma had a small window to starthe fixing things and vieria would have been a good start instead it’s back to the deadly duo of jc or sm or both god you can see the fans camping outside to renew season tickets.

  • 43 Riviere Run Dry // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:04 PM

    One Fine Day

    As much as anybody elses.

    I must say, this overreaction is quite funny; it’s those that supposedly never believed we’d be really in for Vieira anyway who are expressing the most indignation! Strange. Sensitive souls.

  • 44 Rotonda heights // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:05 PM


    mclaren has got sacked from 6 of his last 7 jobs!!!
    Woeful with england trying to play long ball to crouch, failed at wolfsburg, failed at twente second time around, failed at derby to even make the play-offs.

    It seems you have to have been a failure to even be considered now. How JC can even show his face is dispicable and the old pals act with carr and mclaren stinks.

    As someone said season tickets would have rocketed with a viera type appointment. All the money lost in dropping from 10th to nearly getting relegated would dwarf the pay off figure to get rid of carver and crew.

    Carver’s refusal to budge has cost us the chance of ever getting a half decent manager in

  • 45 ITUNDERASHELL // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:05 PM

    This is how much Penfold is worth so WTF UP

  • 46 one fine day // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:06 PM

    Can only hope.
    But then the alternative is even harder to contemplate .
    Ashley must truly f@@king hate us.

  • 47 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:06 PM

    Mike Ashley reminds me of Rowdy Roddy Piper
    “Just when they think they have the answers, I change the questions! “

  • 48 nightfa11 // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:07 PM

    Slank – what someone achived 10 years ago (and nothing since) means 0.. remember yourself 10 years ago? i bet youve change quite a bit..

    mclaren had a one season wonder back then, but failed as an england manager and that left consiquences.. when a person fails it becomes either a stronger person, or not.. and he clearly isnt a winner.. but to expect NUFC will be a rehab center for him, so that he MIGHT find his “luck/flow” f****** way..

  • 49 shaun__ // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:07 PM

    Sickening. They need to develop a new operating model and spill and fill. Carver, charnly and Carr should all go. Get a proper ceo (like a David dein) to recruit the rest of the structure. Then get a decent manager in, really go after a klopp, not the same old proven to be failures. This model is a complete farce.

  • 50 TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:08 PM

    So the options are:

    Charver- a complete loser who if he had any self respect would never walk into SJP again WHO if this was feudal japan would have literally fell on his sword trying to save any dignity

    Mclaren -a complete loser who if he had any self respect would never walk into SJP again WHO turned down the job 2 times, including the ONLY time he could have helpful when we really needed him.

    if either of these stiffs get the job there is a VERY big line in the sand. I dont see how any fans could give Fat mike another penny.

    lets hope this is even more speculation.

  • 51 ITUNDERASHELL // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:09 PM

    this is how much Ashley is worth so again WTF UP

  • 52 Riviere Run Dry // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:10 PM

    JFA aka Queen Bitter of Self-righteousdom!

  • 53 NezzaNUFC // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:11 PM


    SM at Boro – long direct style

    SM at Dutch league – similar outing to scottish league ( not worth bragging about )( second stint showed his colours )

    SM at German league – he couldn’t hack the tougher league ( Again showed his true colours )

    SM at DC – 1 October 2013 25 May 2015 with Championship playoffs runners up 2013-2014 and he failed 2-14-2015

    Here’s his wki page

    Now tell us how he achieved more with Boro as to any manager at Newcastle? He wins one cup? the league cup?

    How many times did SBR get us into champions league?

  • 54 Slank // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:11 PM

    I guess we will never know why PV is no longer in the frame. What transpired between him and Newcastle should remain private.

    Was PV using Newcastle to get a better deal from Man City or/and to advertise himself to the wider football world has been mused by at least one journalist ?

    Or did the club say this is the way we do things, take it or leave it (so to speak) ?

    I thought he would have been a breadth of fresh air at the club.

    Does Sissoko now regret what he said about PV ? Chelsea come and get me now has probably just got more urgent.

  • 55 Blofal // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:11 PM

    I’ve said it before. Carr seems to be the one making these decisions.

    Ashley provides the money.
    Charnley manages the budget.
    Carr picks the players and the managers.

    Carr picked Pardew. There was also rumours of Carr falling out with Pardew because Carr wasn’t happy with the way Pardew was using the players he supplied (which I can understand).

    Anyhow my point is Carr is in the thick of it and has a great deal more power than people realise. Carr is the reason why we are going to end up with McClaren. They are mates. Charnley has no idea about footballing matters and defers to Carr on player purchasing and managerial appointments.

  • 56 Bambams // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:12 PM

    Just shows Ashley’s speech was totally hollow and we wanted to believe things would change.
    Think this could be the end of a relationship with my club.

  • 57 one fine day // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:12 PM

    43Riviere Run Dry // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:04 PM

    So what are your considered thoughts on the current situation and possible solution to this latest severe dropping of a bollock by all concerned ?

  • 58 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:12 PM

    Antoine Dibierski will be a deadline day signing for the boardroom in order to placate the fans.

    “With Newcastle already considering adding to their own football board as they look to take the club forward, Sibierski admits it would be “a dream” to return to St James’ Park in some capacity one day.

    But he added: “I’m not being arrogant but I know I could work in the Premier League one day.

    “I know about French football and the leagues in Europe, plus the English game.

    “I know about Academy football and what it takes to get them to the first team and how long it will take to get them there.”

  • 59 ITUNDERASHELL // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:13 PM

    When you click on the links to Ashley and Penfolds wealth it takes a while to open up because they own or are directors of hundreds of companies. Little bitty newcastle united is in there somewhere as a tiny part of their portfolio.

  • 60 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:13 PM

    Gignac rejects Moscow

  • 61 NezzaNUFC // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:14 PM


    Or did the club say this is the way we do things, take it or leave it (so to speak) ?

    This one mate no doubt about it.

  • 62 croftus5678 // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:15 PM

    @28 jail

    your correct not that many tbh.

    i just find it a little ungrateful that some players can react the way they do and not look at there own faults and the way they have let the fans down over the past.

    imo i still believe its blown way out of proportion they knew they was called by there manager (and tbh i doubt hardly anyone is called by the owner as has been argued on here as thats what hr/managers/supervisors ect are for reguarding communication)

    i’m sure everyone was thanked after the last game and more and everyone got to say there goodbyes ect.

    they was a good servant and tried there best but if our club did have ambition they shouldnt have been used as a gap fill and we should have had somebody who was up to the job playing in there place.

    guti esp gets my personal respect for his hard work alone but its not what i question ! its a matter of would it really make a difference if he was told (by carver) face to face ?

    my arguement would be its rubbing salt in the wound if he allready knew he was going but they called him in to say he’s no longer needed !

    i believe its a no win situation as i said yesterday as there always something more that can be done so where would it end.

  • 63 Blofal // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:16 PM

    What really annoys me is that there is not one report floating around.. not even a bullcrap made up one… of Newcastle making even an enquiry about Klopp.

    Westham did. We didn’t. Says it all about the clubs ambition. And us really only considering English managers just stinks of Graham Carr old boys network.

  • 64 mindshaft // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:17 PM

    Its already been widely reported that Carver has been told he will not be offered head coach job but will be retained on staff… so we basically have a short list of one which is some wally who has turned us down twice before …

    Is that really the best we can do????

  • 65 ITUNDERASHELL // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:21 PM

    50,000 supporters and where is the leadership? No wonder Ashley has bot his hooks into you lot. You do know you are going to have to fight him don’t you ? No I thought not.

  • 66 Slank // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:22 PM


    I’ve looked at Wiki. He did at Boro what no manager could do at Newcastle since Joe Harvey won a trophy.

    Most Toon fans have never seen a trophy paraded through the city but I guess wouldn’t be too bothered with the style if we could achieve it.

  • 67 NezzaNUFC // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:22 PM


    it has also been widely reported that LC will appoint a head coach with these requirements

    Develop current players, develop youth players into the first team.

    And who’s on offer JC & SM!

  • 68 ITUNDERASHELL // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:25 PM

    Is this a closed show or would someone like to respond to my questions?

  • 69 NezzaNUFC // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:26 PM


    League cup isn’t exactly prosperis imo ( though it would be nice to win a cup.

    But 2 FA cup finals and Champions league qualification is much better than a League cup again imo

  • 70 Belfast // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:29 PM

    Steve McClaren was sacked by England, Wolfsburg and Derby county.

    Middlesbrough (left for England)
    England (sacked)
    Twente (left for Wolfsburg)
    Wolfsburg (sacked)
    Notts Forest (resigned)
    Twente (resigned)
    Derby (sacked)

    He’s been sacked in 3 of his 7 jobs not six. Who ever told you it was six made it up. lol

  • 71 sickandtired // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:33 PM

    @Slank – that was 12 years ago, mate. Times have changed and football along with it.

  • 72 tweaked // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:37 PM

    i definitely wouldn’t renew my season ticket as toon fan if this is the case

  • 73 sickandtired // Jun 2, 2015 at 2:44 PM

    “McClaren was given the opportunity to return to England that summer with Nottingham Forest but lasted just ten games at the City Ground before he resigned claiming he had not been given the financial resources he had been promised.”


    “McClaren was accused by rival managers of having a “pot of gold” provided by Gibson to buy players, giving him an advantage over other teams (except perhaps the biggest few clubs in the league) when signing players. Despite this, towards the latter end of his tenure McClaren was criticised by some supporters for using negative tactics and earning Middlesbrough the tag of a “dull” side. Some observers attributed Middlesbrough’s success to the senior, experienced players in the side rather than McClaren’s managerial ability.”

    Sound familiar? Does this sound like a bloke Ashley would want – and if McClaren has actually said yes, he must have sold his soul for a job.

  • 74 c-dog // Jun 2, 2015 at 4:09 PM

    Starting xi for next season – krul, janmaat, colo, willo, dummet, colback, anita, sissoko, gouff, perez, rivi

  • 75 mickalfas // Jun 2, 2015 at 4:33 PM

    Was his interview given pre match to stop him getting abuse for 90 minutes ,slimey fat cnut?

  • 76 mickalfas // Jun 2, 2015 at 4:45 PM

    Can t believe its a choice between the two of them ,dumb and dumber
    What can they possibly have to talk to the village idiot about on the interview ,surely what happened speaks volumes
    Only at this club

  • 77 marcotoon // Jun 2, 2015 at 8:57 PM

    I just want to say that it genuinely saddens me as to what has become of this once great club, McClaren is a joke of a manager and is terrible. I’m not surprised that Carver is in the running, I expect that from the clowns that run the club but I’m disappointed in John, if he loves the club as much as he says he does then he should admit that he isn’t the right man for the job.
    Being Scottish Hearts get a lot of media coverage up here and they are an example of what we could be. They had a mad Lithuanian owner who just about relegated and bank rupted them and then ended up in the Scottish Championship. The fans got rid of him and they got a local businesswomen to own the club and former player to manage, and they stormed the Championship getting promoted in March. To me that is a perfect example of what can happen when the people who run a club care about it, I know that they were playing against part timers and all that but the point still stands, the people ran the club cared about it and thrived.
    That’s what really saddens me, there are millions of people around the world, myself included, who care deeply about NUFC but the problem is that the people at the top don’t and that genuinely upsets me.

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