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Pardew Wants Current Newcastle Star At Palace

9:24 am, Sunday, June 21st, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 114 Comments

Tim Krul was unsettled last summer, mainly because of Newcastle’s complete lack of ambition, so it will be interesting to see if the Dutch International goalkeeper will push for a move out of the club again this summer.

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Tim Krul – is he unsettled at Newcastle?

Tim did not play well in the second half of last season, but not many players did under John Carver, and we expect that new head coach Steve McClaren will want to take a good look at all the existing players in pre-season, before he allows any one of them to leave the club.

The Sun is reporting today that Crystal Palace and Alan Pardew are willing to pay Tim £50K/week in wages – which it says he is seeking this summer – with his wages at Newcastle at the moment said to be around £30K/week.

The transfer fee mentioned is around £8M.

Pardew gave 27 year-old Tim his big break at Newcastle when he made the Dutchman our number one goalkeeper in place of Steve Harper for the 2011-2012 season, and Alan Pardew is a known admirer of the goalkeeper.

Tim has a contract at Newcastle which still has two years to run, and he will have new competition next season from 24 year-old Karl Darlow, who joins us from Nottingham Forest after a season on loan at Forest in the Championship.

Rob Elliot is also at Newcastle with up-and-coming goalkeeper Freddie Woodman next in line, and he’s very well thought of by the coaching staff.

In fact if Krul, Elliot and Darlow are the three goalkeepers next season, then Freddie could well be loaned out for the season to get first team experience.

We’d be very surprised if Tim pushes for a move now that Mike Ashley has said he wanted to win something and with Steve McClaren coming in and Newcastle want to increase competition for places at the club – including goalkeeper.

And if we sold Tim we would need to bring in another goalkeeper, so it would be a surprise if Tim is sold.

Krul joined us in the summer of 2007 as a 17 year-old from Den Haag, when Graeme Souness was Newcastle manager and the Dutchman has so far played 176 times for Newcastle.

What do you think?

Comments welcome.

Tags: Contracts · Freddie Woodman · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

114 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Slank // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:25 AM

    scout @ 8

    ‘..Austin will sign im 100% certain.’

    I’m with you.

    Any idea which club ?

  • 2 Pootle2118 // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:32 AM

    Not surprised that the silver fox has been linked with Krul but to be honest I’m not that worried about this link. I’m really surprised that Arrogant Utd haven’t been linked with Krul yet, especially as De Gea wants out and LVG rates Krul quite high.

  • 3 TudorCrisps // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:34 AM

    Gan Boil Ya Heed Pardew

  • 4 mickalfas // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:35 AM

    Got excited with the headline !!
    Hoping it was Goofy/Obertan/Riviere !

  • 5 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:35 AM

    It’s par for the course
    SM has been linked with several Derby players
    Just lazy journalism really

  • 6 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:38 AM

    Everyone has to remember , as well as today the is also next Sunday to sell papers before the window opens.
    The stories are just going to get sillier

  • 7 lochinvar // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:41 AM

    This BBC comment makes the FIFA scandal look tame. Fair play rules, ask Leyton Orient what they think about this ! No wonder West Ham can afford to splash the cash on new players – they’re being subsidised by the tax payer and local council. Another example of London doing what it wants irrespective of cost or as the article says transparency.

    “Converting the London Olympic stadium into the new home of West Ham United will now cost £272m, meaning the overall spend will reach £702m for the 54,000 seater arena – a lot more expensive per spectator than the £798m lavished on 90,000 capacity Wembley.
    The announcement served as a reminder of two principal concerns that continue to hang over the stadium: the amount of public money used to make the venue suitable for football, and what some regard as a lack of transparency.
    Certainly, the agreement that anchor tenants West Ham negotiated – to pay just £15m towards the conversion costs – looks more and more like the deal of the century.”

  • 8 hibbit // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:41 AM

    eric steel is Mc choice for gk coach but can not agree terms with charnley

  • 9 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:47 AM

    Bye the way
    Happy Midsummers Eve everyone

  • 10 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:47 AM

    WHam still owes Sheff United £25M over the Tevez incident. I don’t believe they have paid that off one bit !

  • 11 Rotonda heights // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:53 AM

    it would be ironic if Krul did go to palace as I believe he has regressed horribly under Woodman, who hopefully is already on his way there.

    Pav for GK coach,

  • 12 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:54 AM

    Jib…St. John’s Eve is on the 23rd

  • 13 mickalfas // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:55 AM

    Swap him for Bolasie?

  • 14 ilovetoon8788 // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:58 AM

    How far behind are we behind clubs like palace. I think we’ll need about 30m in investment to match palace stature right now.

  • 15 Pootle2118 // Jun 21, 2015 at 9:59 AM

    While I mind on

    Happy Fathers day to all us dads on here. (Bet we won’t get as pampered as mums do on their day tho)

    Lets hope penfold gives us news that will really make our day by announce we’ve got one ‘over the line’

  • 16 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:00 AM

    Those crazy Danes
    Cannot get anything right

  • 17 nut meg // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:02 AM

    We must be talking peanuts here.If I were SM I would’ve had that shithead Charnley by the throat by now for being so fcuking stupid. Do we not employ ANY professional people at NUFC ??

  • 18 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:05 AM

    This Spanish site saying NUFC to offer £10million soon for Matip
    Info from Der Bild

  • 19 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:05 AM

    Jøhn ?

  • 20 Ron Knee // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:07 AM

    nut meg
    Looks like McClaren has been Charnleyed:
    “I’m looking for the best,” McClaren told BBC Newcastle.
    “It can be difficult because good people are always working elsewhere. No doubt though, I want my team in by next week, with a good week to 10 days to prepare.”

  • 21 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:07 AM

    Two oldboys go head to head tonight
    Nobby Solano v Faustino Asprilla
    Peru v Colombia Copa America
    They both assist with their respective teams

  • 22 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:11 AM

    There it is

  • 23 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:12 AM


  • 24 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:17 AM

    Pootle…thanks but that day variate all over the world! It was on June 5th here the same as Constitution Day!

  • 25 mickalfas // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:18 AM

    Those were the days when players actually wanted to come here,waiting lists for season tickets,fantastic to watch
    Then Ashley happened !!

  • 26 G // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:20 AM

    If AP wants TK at Palace, then I would let him go, straight swap for their Argie keeper, who I rate much higher than TK. Tim is a decent shot stopper, but he doesn’t dominate his area, and his distribution is shocking. At 27 he should have learned all this, but he’s another example of a promising youngster who hasn’t really fulfilled his potential.

  • 27 Lindisfarne // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:22 AM

    Surprised we have not been linked with Pierre-Michel Lassoga

  • 28 colwell // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:22 AM

    Krul is one of our so called stars I would sell, last season he was poor and his distribution of the ball is by the far the worst in the prem he can’t kick or throw the ball over arm.

  • 29 hibbit // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:25 AM

    g its a trait that runs through the whole club poor coaches and poor coaching

  • 30 geordie157 // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:25 AM

    8mill and Williamson, done deal!

  • 31 G // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:25 AM

    @28, exactly. Its annoying that he can only do short passes, usually to Colo, and we have to build again on every occasion. How I would love to see a keeper who would allow us the chance to hit teams on the break.

  • 32 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:28 AM

    This article is mainly about the splendidly named Davy Propper moving from Arnhem to Eindhoven (the reverse move was a bridge too far in 1944)
    It does mention that ourselves and Zenit Saint P are still in for Wijnaldum ,the Russians having offered 10 million euro .

  • 33 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:39 AM

    If we really are struggling to get an assistant manager over wage demands and Mclaren is comfortable with it then we are in for a long eight years or until W Brom or Stoke offer him a chance.

  • 34 optimistic prime // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:42 AM

    I thought he’d leave for York

  • 35 Barton // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:58 AM

    Let him go,he was terrible last season and he must have the worst kicking/distributing in the prem.

  • 36 hibbit // Jun 21, 2015 at 10:58 AM

    jail you know we are……. why has no one been appointed Mc said he wanted them in place last monday after the meetings he had on sunday,,,,,, coaches met charnley on monday he made them a offer and they turned the offers down

  • 37 Pootle2118 // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:03 AM

    I see other one of our ‘targets’ is now being pursued by Spurs.
    Apparently they’ve offered Townsend and Lennon as part of the deal. Courtesy of the Sunday mirror

  • 38 Barton // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:08 AM

    All these players we being linked with,its jst Bishop earning his 50p aweek retainer,if some fans think there going to be changes jst because Tubbs was on the tv sprouting more bull then we are as delusional as the southern hacks make us out to be,jst the fact that SM m8’s are turning us down as staff (because Penfold wont pay the going rate) jst shows nowt has or will ever change,my season ticket money going on a weekend on the pop in hamburg with the lads,have totally lost faith!.

  • 39 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:11 AM

    We have been blindsided
    According to lots of reports this morning
    Saido Berahino has been our target all along.
    We are head to head with Tottenham for him ,who are getting so desperate they are now offering Lennon ,Townsend , AND cash.
    I hope Pulis tells him he would be better with McClaren than Pochettino

  • 40 Shot Bru // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:11 AM

    McLaren should approach Solskjaer to be his assistant.

    If he doesn’t get his assistant in time, is it possible he could resign before the season starts?

  • 41 Pootle2118 // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:11 AM

    Just read on Sky sports (courtesy of the Sun) that Kruls move to Palace “could be collapse because of the size of his wages”

  • 42 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:12 AM



  • 43 KevinLee // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:15 AM

    Will he join that fuxking small club?

  • 44 GEORDIE69 // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:18 AM

    I will copy and paste this on most of Ed’s transfer target posts until it is complete, then will we see if we have any ambition to compete for top 8 in the Premier League and a Trophy. I have left out the players that are not good enough to achieve this currently. I will also remove any that we sell. Time is ticking Mike Ashley.

    GK Krul
    GK Darlow
    GK Elliot (3rd choice only)
    RB Janmaat
    LB Haidara
    CD Lascelles
    CD Colocinni ( Just for Tsunki )
    CM Sissoko
    CM Tiote
    CM Colback
    AM De Jong
    AM Aarons
    AM Cabella
    CF Cisse
    CF Perez

  • 45 TudorCrisps // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:21 AM

    just seen Charlie Austin sitting in mark tonys in the toon sharing a knickerbocker glory with his lass

  • 46 The overrated Frenchman // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:24 AM

    I’m in the happy to be rid of Krul camp. All the reasons as above. We should have kept Forster.

  • 47 why oh why // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:28 AM

    Get rid
    Can’t personally see it though speroni is better than krul for a starter.
    All paper talk
    Would on the other hand be happy with mtip or whatever he’s called ,dost and I would love to Redmond from Norwich that lad is quality

  • 48 tequilamag // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:30 AM

    G69 what about Dummet Good Ferguson Willo Bigi Vuckic Abeid Anita Goofy Marv Obertan and Rivi ?
    You need to sell that lot just to make room for your master plan

  • 49 jane // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:43 AM

    “We have been blindsided
    According to lots of reports this morning
    Saido Berahino has been our target all along.”

    hope this happens Berahino has been my choice all along. have got a good feeling about this happening.

  • 50 GEORDIE69 // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:44 AM

    Oh dear TequilaMag, can we not just give them to a charity?

  • 51 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:47 AM

    Jane…it’s a good thing we cannot fool those reporters!

  • 52 Mister Tuff // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:49 AM

    Getting an assistant in for Wally needs to happen sooner rather than later.
    They either go down the pecking order and hire somebody Wally did not really want in the first place or make a revised/better offer to whoever has rejected the wages offered by Penfold.
    Penfold is probably on a bonus scheme to keep the wages down.
    So far -and I know it’s early days, the “evidence” suggests not much change at SJP – viz – their preferred media stunt and the offering of crap wages.
    Surely we MUST see some progress by tomorrow or Tuesday.

  • 53 jane // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:53 AM

    you can fool some of the reports some of the time but you can’t fool all the reporters all the time 😐

  • 54 tequilamag // Jun 21, 2015 at 11:56 AM

    G69 seems the easiest option and MA is all heart.

  • 55 jane // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM

    “McLaren should approach Solskjaer to be his assistant.”

    good suggestion and they do know each other but would Solskjaer want to be a manager. thought it was a strange decision going to Cardiff when he did. he has blotted his copy book doing that so may have to work his way up now to get a top job.

  • 56 Pootle2118 // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:01 PM

    This is starting to remind me of what happened to Palace last summer. Decided to dick around with what the manager wanted, in the way of signings and such, to the point that Pulis decided enough was enough and left them to it, 3 days before the big kick off. Anyone else having the same sort of feelings?

  • 57 hibbit // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:07 PM

    as if we would pay solskjaer the wages he would want

  • 58 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:07 PM

    Expat says, “Too true about the childish antics on here. They have been getting worse since that old fart Blackley turned up on here.”

    Let’s get this straight Expat. When old Blockhead turned up there was a gang mentality and childish antics abounded. It hasn’t gone but its got better.

    When I took issue with the majority, who see Ashley as the devil and all his works as satanic, there wasn’t any childish antics from me. I was given abuse from the gang, sometimes vile abuse but I never returned abuse.

    It was no wonder the blog was so anti-Ashley; most bloggers with a balanced perspective weren’t inclined to post. However, Old Blockhead is a little more resilient. When your mate, Tuff guy, missed the whole point of the Percy incident, when he crowed he knew it all chapter and verse and traduced my comments, I simply marked his card. If you and he cannot take it and need each other for support, you really shouldn’t dish it out.

    There’s only a handful on here with whom I take issue. I can respectfully agree or disagree with the rest without any mockery or satire. Personally I don’t mind bloggers like Tuff who like to dish it out. When he gets above himself, it’s easy to slap him down, cathartic to spank his backside and watch him squeal and most enjoyable to laugh at his pish weak responses.

    All you contribute are snide remarks. At least Tuff tries a bit.

  • 59 TheBossMan // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:11 PM

    KRUL the Vampire…. petrified of crosses , loves coming out of his box to take free kicks on half way line yet wont go past 6 yard line for any cross… NOT a good goalkeeper by any stretch , if he was TOP teams would of had him by now but they all know he is weak…

  • 60 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:13 PM

    Senor Tuff…as long as Charmless is running the club (ot what ever we can call it) nothing will change;

    …even the appointment of McClaren is testament to that.

  • 61 overtheline // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:14 PM

    “I never returned abuse.” tehe

    BandB – you are well known for slagging off other posters. Rewriting history is usually reserved for the winners, so that is not your prerogative.

    I like a bit of humour on a slack Sunday

  • 62 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:16 PM

    Pardew was appointed manager of NUFC 9th September 2010 . He missed out on moves for the likes of Peter Taylor, Peter Grant and Wally Downes, to be his assistant and didn’t appoint Carver until 18th January 2011, exactly 100 days later .
    So this fannying about for an assistant is hardly a surprise , and cetainly not unique to NUFC.

  • 63 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:21 PM

    Have you seen Tuffty @ 52
    I nearly choked on me cuppa
    There is actually some footy content there !!!!!

  • 64 mickalfas // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:22 PM

    If we sell Krul,will the money be reinvested or will Darlow be thrown in at the deep end
    Can’t see the point of depleting an already weak squad imo

  • 65 Riviere Run Dry // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:24 PM

    JFA, with your face like a forgotten spade inside a ramshackle shed.

  • 66 nut meg // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:24 PM

    I just hope this game Charnley seems to be playing doesn’t involve promoting Beardsley to first team coach !

  • 67 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:27 PM

    You seem to be constantly imputing that Jail is an ugly git.
    Do you have any photographic evidence to support this assertion ?

  • 68 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:28 PM

    I’m surprised Tuff Guy dares discuss assistant coaches after his recent embarrassing comment on that subject in his recent foray into the world of football craic. It reads like a flappy bird with his wings clipped.

  • 69 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:34 PM

    Afterooon all hope you are well

  • 70 jane // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:35 PM

    “It was no wonder the blog was so anti-Ashley; most bloggers with a balanced perspective weren’t inclined to post.”

    it’s healthy to have different views and freedom to express them and for them to be respected. we are reclaiming the blog! btw B&B are you MA? 😉

  • 71 lesh // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:36 PM


    Pardew did not recruit Carver.

    Carver contacted the Club when he was leaving or had left Canada and Pardew was told to see whether he could work with him. Maybe it was a case of Hobson’s choice but Carver was employed.

    Doesn’t that show just how lucky we were to have two immense talents on the coaching staff!

    And as far a Krul’s concerned, it’s up to Charnley to have a complete rethink (or somebody beat some sense into him!) and raise all salaries to a level commensurate with the EPL in 2015 and if he must have incentives, add a bonus to them.

    Speaking of which, given McClaren’s thick with Carr who in turn appears to be respected by Ashley, I wouldn’t be surprised if they put Charnley into a situation where he’s got to pay realistic fees, signing on fees and wages plus bonuses.

    Charnley, the man who’s too shy to speak in public, is clearly unable to either negotiate deals to get good players and backroom staff in. Even Llambias seemed a bit more tuned in than Charnley – and that’s saying something!

    In fact, I can see Charnley losing his post as MD and put back into running the Club Secretary role.

  • 72 lesh // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:40 PM

    Somebody commented on Ayew’s £5m signing on fee as though he/ she was shocked at the size of it.

    Consider it as the equivalent of paying £5 plus forva player who Swansea’ll sell on at an enormous profit ala Bony – another one who in Charnley’s view was too expensive for us!

    Charnley should’ve been shown the door along with Carver!

  • 73 expatmag // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:42 PM


    Snide remarks are more like the truth hits home.

    I rarely see anything you post as worthwhile commenting on as most of the time, it is antagonistic especially towards Tuff.

    I rarely see you make any attempt by you in involving yourself in sensible discussion with other posters on NUFC issues henceforth the majority tend to ignore your posts and consequently, your reputation has seen you marked as the blog idiot.

    Your best policy would be to leave the blog and find another source for your feeble attempts at satire.

  • 74 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:42 PM

    Only the same photographic evidence you had of me supposedly carrying a coffin.

  • 75 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:44 PM

    Do you think that if we hired a proper football person he would have been allowed to spend freely.

  • 76 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:52 PM

    don’t make stuff up
    Carver resigned from Toronto on St.Georges day 2009 .
    He then went to Plymouth as coach.
    Then Sheff Utd as Gary Speeds assistant .
    He left Sheffield after being caretaker when a new guy Mickey Adams came in end of Dec 2010 when Speedo got the Welsh job.
    Pardew then contacted him and they agreed on a trial the next month.

  • 77 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:52 PM

    Can there be two blog idiots, old welshy will be gutted otherwise

  • 78 mickalfas // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:55 PM

    Seems to me that the only goal they have is to reduce the wage bill
    With the increase in TV money ,we are only going backwards as a club, as for as attracting top players ,money talks its human nature especially with a fairly short career
    Pay peanuts get monkeys !!

  • 79 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 12:58 PM hasn’t changed its headline for about three days now.

  • 80 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:05 PM

    we won’t pay £20 million for a CB

  • 81 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:13 PM

    Niall and Biffapotamus are obviously on holiday without t’internet (as Charnley would call it)

  • 82 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:14 PM

    Your main function on the blog appears to be to stick up for your floundering mate. It is admirable that you try to defend your friend, but to urge someone to leave the blog and to try to paint them as the “blog idiot” cannot be the answer surely (apart from being as weak as pish)?

    The bully boys like to dish it out but they cannot take it. Their answer is always abuse and ostracism. If you and your mate can’t stand the heat, you should be the ones to get out of the kitchen. But as I wouldn’t like to see you go, I’d simply ask that you wind your neck in a little bit and treat people with a little respect.

    I’d also suggest to everyone that, when you see someone slagging off someone else, you should be careful not to rush to judgment. The original offence can be many threads back and you may well have missed it. It can be all too easy to jump on the bandwagon and to the wrong conclusion.

  • 83 expatmag // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:15 PM


    Old welshy is not a patch on him mate…….lol

  • 84 Lee Charnley Bunga Party // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:17 PM

    See Stoke are apparently resigned to losing Nzonsi and are looking for about 6 million for him ? Perfect Tiote replacement right there

  • 85 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:20 PM

    LCBP that’s the kind of player we need you are right

  • 86 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:20 PM

    We should snap him up

  • 87 expatmag // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:23 PM


    If you checked my blog history, you would note that I have highly effective discussions on football related matters with a wide range of posters on this blog.

    My friendship with TUFF goes back more years than I care to remember so you would gave to agree that I know him considerably better than you.

    Virtually every post you have made today has mentioned him in a feeble attempt to draw him out into a slanging match with you. It us the same every time you come on thus site.

    The facts are pretty obvious that you seem to be incapable of joining in a discussion with others on NUFC related topics without upsetting or antagonising someone.

    A complete waste of time and space best describes you.

    Thats my final word on the matter. In future, I will ignore you unless I have something specific to say to you in my own defence.

  • 88 geordie157 // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:24 PM

    We won’t get offers for Ferguson,Williamson, obertan or Elliot. So just release them.

  • 89 expatmag // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:26 PM


    I like him a lot but I would be very surprised if he left them for us. I would think he might get better offers from bigger teams plus I think Tiote might stay one more season at least.

  • 90 mickalfas // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:28 PM

    Does anyone know exactly how many places we have to fill in the 25 atm,as I can’t see many more leaving,due to lack of interested buyers
    Can’t see players leaving for less money in the championship/foreign leagues

  • 91 Mister Tuff // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:28 PM

    Wow – leave for a few minutes and there is a double pronged attack by jib -the blog pest and the man who argues about nowt – Blockhead Blackley.
    Couple of points – jib – your posts of meaningless links – is a real bore and on the whole irrelevant. I suppose you’ve got to post what others say as you know nowt about football yourself.

    Now then Blockhead I see that you’ve been whinging again – boohooo boohoo the gang turned on me, just because I support Mr Tubbs boohoo boohoo.
    The high five gang are after me Boohoo boohoo.
    Just because you wanted to arrest King Percy and do not know the law you ended up getting nasty and started arguing for arguings sake -but you don’t see it that way (like the rest of the world).
    So with all your whinging on like a tart – I fell it necessary to award you with your own Flappy Bird Cup.
    Infamy infamy they’ve all got in in for me. What a tart – you’ve already been thrown off one blog -why come on here and spoil this one.

  • 92 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:31 PM

    I have this recurring dream set in the future.
    The Toon have just won the CL by beating Bayern Munich 5 -1 in a Northern Italian City.
    After partying for hours I turn to NUFCBLOG.COM only to find a post by Jail for Ashley the only poster on here not at the San Siro , complaining about the goal we conceded and whining that the owner just bought veuve clicquot for the team to celebrate and not Bollinger.

  • 93 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:33 PM

    Did they not use the excuse of there being to many players last year. If that’s the case I think five have left so we should be able to buy five players this summer.

  • 94 lochinvar // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:34 PM

    Krul lost confidence after his shoulder injury and perhaps that still makes him hesitate in some circumstances. However with the right fitness and goal keeping mentor ( Pav ? ) he has all the capability and passion to help the team to greater achievements

  • 95 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:38 PM

    What language do you dream in.

  • 96 mickalfas // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:40 PM

    Matip,Dunk,Winaljdum,Nzonzi,and Austin
    All gaps filled ,that’d do me
    If we can get rid of any deadwood ,its another bonus ,Willo to Leeds etc

  • 97 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:40 PM

    Look at the first paragraph of my first post of today @58 above. It was in response to you, out of nowhere, bleating on again in defence of your buddy.

    What’s this “slanging match”? We just poke fun at each other. It’s not my fault if he’s not able to give as good as he gets. You can hardly help his credibility by jumping in to defend him like a mother who runs up to the school yard to stick up for her little Johnny.

    You say I upset everyone. That will be only a handful from the same gang. I just completely ignore certain other bloggers from that gang who can only post vile abuse towards me. I don’t need to respond to them because their posts speak for themselves and show them up better than any response from me.

  • 98 tequilamag // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:41 PM

    There are 27 players at the moment. Plenty of players we should get rid of but can`t see a big Q forming for them

  • 99 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:42 PM

    Conceding 60 goals a season for the last few years won’t have done any confidence issues any good either mind.

  • 100 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:44 PM

    Is that 27 that have to be registered or does that include home grown etc

  • 101 Jail for Ashley // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:45 PM

    Poor old Blackley.

  • 102 Rotonda heights // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:45 PM


    Townsend is just a slightly better version of the headless chicken we already have in Obertan. Looks flashy but very little end product.

    Das Bost, Matip, Ginkel and Abdennour, while at the same time getting rid of Willo, Saylor, Obertan and Gouffran would do me.
    Maybe Meulensteen as ass. manager or whatever his title would be.

    Come on Charmless show us what you’re made of.

  • 103 lochinvar // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:48 PM

    Swansea have had an £11m bid for striker Troy Deeney, 26, rejected by newly promoted Premier League side Watford. (Sunday Mirror)

    So don’t expect any bid from NUFC – Ashley doesn’t do Dutch auctions.

    And Man City will pay best part of £50m for Sturridge ?

    Madness !

  • 104 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:48 PM

    Anyone noiced LilongweGeordie hasn’t posted for a bit ?
    Could it be he is on his way to SJP for an interview !!!!!!!

  • 105 lochinvar // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:50 PM

    JailforAshley @99
    Good point – I had overlooked that fact !
    However with Willo and Colo in front of him maybe that wasn’t too bad after all !

  • 106 Jib // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:50 PM

    Pulis reportedly slapped a £30million price tag on Berahino

  • 107 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:50 PM

    Twister Muff
    I’ve been speaking to your mother about you this morning. Were your ears burning?

    You’ve embarrassed yourself on the law. I’ve invited you to justify your claims that I got it all wrong, but you declined. Please run through it again now if you dare. It’s very simple. Shouldn’t be too hard to do in three or four cogent lines. But you won’t because you know what will happen. Read this. YOU WON’T DO IT.

    You’ve also embarrassed yourself again when you entered the world of football craic. I’d love you to remind everyone of your theory on the ramifications for the players mentality of appointing a second choice coach. Read this. YOU WON’T DO IT. Woo hoo. You couldn’t make it up. Old Blackley can’t wait for the next pearler.

  • 108 mickalfas // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:54 PM

    Krul knows straight from the kick off its going to be a busy afternoon
    With the 2 numptys in front of him,pick whichever pair you like, I’m surprised it wasn’t more than 60
    He has to have some protection ,not the clueless ,headless chickens going awol
    Not surprised his confidence is low

  • 109 Toon Tang // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:54 PM

    Happy fathers day to all my fatherly father figures that I look up to and live life by on this blog. You know who you are… The big kahuna big daddy Kane big potato dads.

    Love from your son Toon Tang.

  • 110 tequilamag // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:55 PM

    27 contracted players over 21. It includes players like Bigi and Good who no longer qualify as underage players.
    Regardless of the amount of players we are still well short of numbers at the back and strikers. Players will have to be moved on though or paid to do nothing like Fergie last season who was not given a squad number

  • 111 ToonFromLeeds // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:55 PM

    has everyone woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning?

  • 112 Blackley and Brownlie // Jun 21, 2015 at 1:57 PM

    Hahaha. The Old Professor is now awarding his own flappy bird cups. Get your own craic flappy bird. Your mother can’t help you with that.

  • 113 Belfast // Jun 21, 2015 at 2:05 PM

    I would sell him, his kicking and distribution is crap, and it’s getting worse. I think the incoming goalkeeper looks better to be honest.

    The overweight number two should be out on his arse too. Somebody told me last season he’d lost two stone haha could definitely do with losing another two.

  • 114 Ericles // Jun 21, 2015 at 2:45 PM

    Krul will go this summer along with Sissoko and Tiote and Cisse. No good fooling ourselves that there is any money plan to enable McClaren to build and win some silver. The only silver on our pitch will be the linings of empty fag packets.

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