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Blow To Newcastle’s Proposed Imminent Wijnaldum Deal

9:52 am, Thursday, July 9th, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 108 Comments

We had said in earlier article today that we would all see just how close Newcastle are to a deal with Georginio Wijnaldum, and whether it was possible to get him on over the next 24 hours.

That was whether he went on the training camp with the PSV squad today – and news on the PSV web-site that he is indeed part of the group that left Holland today for Switzerland.

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Georginio Wijnaldum – off to Switzerland for training camp

The PSV web-site has just announced the training camp and simply listed the players in the squad,  and they included Georginio.

This doesn’t mean that Newcastle cannot still sign the player of course, but it does mean we are not going to sign him in the next 24 hours, and it’s doubtful he can now be signed before Newcastle leave on Saturday for their tour of the USA.

It’s  also is possible that the player could be withdrawn from the training camp at any time, and fly into Newcastle to take a medical and sign a deal.

But the negative is that it now gives time for other clubs to come in for the Dutch International – one of them being Everton, who are understood to be keen on the midfielder.

So unfortunately, once again it looks like Newcastle are simply not moving with enough speed and decisiveness in this summer’s transfer market.

Comments welcome.

Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

108 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Jail for Ashley // Jul 9, 2015 at 9:57 AM

    Ashley Out!

  • 2 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jul 9, 2015 at 9:57 AM

    Seeing ad the reports has been that we neither have agreed a fee with PSV or personal terms with the player are anyone really surprised?

  • 3 mickalfas // Jul 9, 2015 at 9:58 AM

    If he’s not coming ,I hope he’s decent enough to return the 2nd class bus ticket Penfold left for him
    Ungrateful or what !

  • 4 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jul 9, 2015 at 9:58 AM

    *ad = as

  • 5 expatmag // Jul 9, 2015 at 9:59 AM


    Last thread

    Of course they will invest as promised. Ivan Toney from Northampton

  • 6 beermonkey // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:01 AM


    have you watched wijnaldium

  • 7 Jib // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:02 AM

    The Dutch press is full of Erwin Koeman (Ronalds brother and assistant) telling Wijnaldum not to come to the Toon cos we are serial failers.

  • 8 mickalfas // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:03 AM

    Is Toney the marquee signing to help get the others over the line
    Ooohh the ambition overwhelms me

  • 9 Siremre5 // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:04 AM

  • 10 jimmysmith // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:05 AM

    It is a decent squad, undone by abject mismanagement. I suppose, the club would argue a new broom, but it’s the slowness of change that has done the damage. On the other hand, were in the league, and still in the hunt. McClaren, Austin, Wijnaldum and a equally decent CB, would you’d expect make a huge difference, and of course a better run with injuries.

  • 11 danuneek // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:05 AM

    Surely signing players earlier is better then later. If they know who to target, why not just f**king sign them. All this positivity created by Mclaren and his new coaching team is slowly going down the pan the longer that moron Charnley takes to sign a f**king player!

  • 12 Jib // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:05 AM

    Your lads didn’t exactly “root” us.
    Rather the reverse

  • 13 xX-Wardle-Xx // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:05 AM

    There is need in other papers etc stating that he is going to be left behind still so he can continue talks with Newcastle

    We are just a joke, why go over and have talks with a club and not make a ‘concrete’ offer if your serious about buying a player.

    Our club is moving like a snail in quicksand and quite frankly it is embarrassing to read about.

  • 14 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:09 AM

    beer…I watch a bit of Dutch football because so many Danes play there. Very similar football just s much better system in place in Holland.

    I have watch wijnaldium alot last season. He mostly played ad part of a 3 man midfield in a 4-3-3 formation. Depending on how you construct that midfield I don’t see why both him and de Jong can’t play both 🙂

    We just need an enforcer next to them. Someone with immense stamina.

  • 15 expatmag // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:09 AM


    Early days, bonny lad

  • 16 will die for the toon army // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:12 AM

    Not Surprised. Jst tired of this sh&t

  • 17 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:15 AM

    Were there this many restricted matches last season?
    Of course, it doesn’t SAY Arsenal, Chelsea, Sunderland, Man United and City are restricted. It just hints they will be.

  • 18 LewSpi v2.0 // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:15 AM

    I know it feels like about 4 years ago, but does anyone know the first date that we were linked with Wijn? Like as in properly linked with apparent bids made?

    Must’ve been around 2 weeks ago now?

  • 19 WestOzMag // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:15 AM

    F this club and if anyone believed a single word that ashley said before the whu game then your even more of a joke than he is

  • 20 YouCouldn'tMakeItUp // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:17 AM


  • 21 geordie157 // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:19 AM

    Not priority but we really need right back cover too.

  • 22 chinleymag // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:19 AM

    Ed you have mentioned once or twice that you are ex IBM. Similarly I worked in sales in an IBM agency for a lot of years. If my closure rate had been the equivilent of the Toons on transfers I would have been out on my ear very quickly. That I think is the nub of the problem the current chairman etc do not have the professional nous training or experience to close these deals dowm. Defo need more negotiating skills at the top level

  • 23 beermonkey // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:21 AM


    cheers for the info

  • 24 geordie157 // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:24 AM

    So Woodgate is considering retiring, bet he’d still do a better job than Williamson!

  • 25 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:25 AM

    Having checked, only the Derby and Liverpool had no tickets on general sale to the general public last season.
    And if you watched every home game but these from the East Stand, it was £100 cheaper over the season to not have a season ticket than to have one.

  • 26 Jib // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:29 AM

    LewSpi v2.0
    I know it seems an age ago
    However the story about us and the filth both being in the hunt was the evening of the 4th of July in the Mirror only 5 days ago ffs

  • 27 Thump // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:29 AM

    @BandB: Wasn’t that where a lot of the criticism at Ashley’s “10 year price freeze” was levied? Unless you picked it up in the Championship, you’d be getting done out of your money. It should come as no surprise to anybody.

  • 28 hibbit // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:31 AM

    geordie 157…….i put it on here yesterday boro have asked about willo been quoted 2m for him

  • 29 LewSpi v2.0 // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:31 AM


    Surely not?

    We really are an impatient bunch aren’t we. I’d have bet money on at least 10 days ago.

  • 30 cestriasteve // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:32 AM

    Geordie 157,

    Woodgate for me was the best player I’ve ever seen playing in an NUFC shirt for that 1 season he was mesmerising to watch, it’s a shame he never reached his potential after U.S. Through injury.
    A game against Chelsea sticks in my mind, what a player!!

  • 31 Jib // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:32 AM

    A buyer for a company is a totally different animal to a salesperson .

  • 32 John Tudor // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:33 AM read

  • 33 terencelim // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:33 AM

    Ashley OUT

  • 34 John Tudor // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:35 AM

    ashley to be pitchforked

  • 35 lesh // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:36 AM

    Jesper et al

    Why does this club regard transfer dealings as a game of brinkmanship? There doesn’t appear to be a real desire to complete deals but they seem to be regarded as a game of poker – who can out-bluff whom!

    It’s a case of who blinks first and in our case, the sellers know we’ve got a trip to the US on Saturday so they hold the strongest position.

    Charnley’s options appear to be offer what the seller wants or lose out. If he went in with a real desire to negotiate a deal rather than have the seller cave in, then we may get the result we want, quicker.

    But no, they’ve got to be seen as winning rather than agreeing a deal.

    We’re becoming predictable and not to be taken seriously.

  • 36 LewSpi v2.0 // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:37 AM


    Very much the impression I get as well

  • 37 Brummie // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:37 AM

    I wouldn’t be surprised if the deal falls through. Typical Newcastle… Here we go this really is our pre season….get used to these let downs as we’ll be seeing a lot more of them this season. Ashley Out

  • 38 Reyantoon // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:40 AM

    Not only a blow,it’s super blow on wijnaldum as zenite are about to sell one of thier top mfr
    Axel witsel to Ac milan.I’m sure they will go after psv now for wijnaldum ffs.

  • 39 spitfire_ // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:44 AM

    So, Austin is in Italy with QPR. Wijnaldum is at Switzerland with PSV. Mitrovic training with Anderlecht.

  • 40 davetoon // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:45 AM

    Reading the last article reminded me of how often people see a team play one or two or even 5 good games in a row and think that the team can just do that all season.

    A great team IS a consistently good team. Any team can have a Wigan cup final and beat Citeh but still be a sh!te side and get relegated

  • 41 mickalfas // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:46 AM

    Actually is this the preferred method in the transfer market
    Start off with the big names ,to get the fans excited
    Then move down the list of targets ,till we get the 3rd or 4th choice ,Riviereish

  • 42 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:47 AM

    With regard to a season ticket guaranteeing you a seat for the derby, Chelsea, Man Utd, City, Arsenal.
    Well it does.
    But last season, only the derby and Chelsea games of these had an attendance of over 52,000.

  • 43 toonincheek // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:47 AM

    We are all so ready to jump on any information
    and accept it.
    I would expect the PSV website to have drafted
    the press release yesterday and I would NOT
    assume that any last-minute change (such as WeeJee opting out) would be reflected in the
    list of players.

  • 44 ToonRich // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:53 AM

    To me this article is BS! Just been on the PSV site, and the last thing they posted was a news piece about yesterdays training session…where is this team list for their trainng camp???

  • 45 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    It is now ONE Month to our first game of the season.
    One day until our first game of pre-season.

    It is now clear signings were not on hold until the window opened, as was suggested by some.
    Or until the new accounting year started, as theorized.
    Or being held back to announce on the day of the Fans’ Forum, as mooted.
    Or because we have no room in a 25-man squad that doesn’t need to be submitted until September1 anyway.

    So what’s the hold-up? Carver told us all these players had been identified months ago.

  • 46 cyprus // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    This is terrible news. Flying to Switzerland?! Now what do we do, what with no connecting flights and that place being in the middle of nowhere.
    I give up.

  • 47 Jail for Ashley // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:04 AM

    There has to be a reason, the ‘Board’ are too smart to be caught out !

  • 48 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:09 AM


    I have said this before.
    If you don’t recognise the route, the bus probably isn’t headed where you think it is.

  • 49 Rotonda heights // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:09 AM

    Band B

    Didn’t you know they are just waiting to see what happens with Greece and the euro. It’s all a very cunning ploy!!

  • 50 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:10 AM


    Charmless knows we are going to the States in a few days and if he’s serious about buying these players we seem to be linked to, then either pay up of shut up!

    …one is inclined to think it’s just for show – we were never going to sign these players at all!

  • 51 Jail for Ashley // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:13 AM

    What happens if it’s a new route ?

  • 52 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:15 AM

    Odds on that we will not sign anyone before the squad goes to the States
    Yet it wouldn’t surprise me that someone like Sissoko will not travel.

    Convinced Charmless is there to spike any deals.
    Don’t think they are even trying just feeding stories to the press and the web

    Still think we will start the game against Southampton with at least nine of the squad from last year – two changes could be the lads from Forest

  • 53 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:17 AM

    I notice that both Sky Sports and the Mirror have gone very quiet on our trail.
    Are they trying help the club keep its dealings below the radar of other clubs?
    Are they once bitten, twice shy?
    Or is there just nothing to report?

  • 54 davetoon // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:18 AM

    They had identified the players they wanted and the price they wanted to pay.

    Half of market value.

  • 55 Bambams // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:20 AM

    The simple fact Charnley went over to Holland to speak with him but returned empty handed the next day speaks volumes.
    I do not think he is coming and no doubt another club will sign him.
    When you want to sign a player you first agree the price. ..We haven’t so how can it be advanced talks !

    Nothing has changed and this is for ST sales

  • 56 Mister Tuff // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:29 AM

    Just been on Sky News -Cabaye due for medical at Palace today.

  • 57 Chris // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:29 AM

    ToonRich // Jul 9, 2015 at 10:53 AM

    To me this article is BS! Just been on the PSV site, and the last thing they posted was a news piece about yesterdays training session…where is this team list for their trainng camp???

    It’s here in the Dutch language section of the website:

  • 58 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:30 AM


    Charnley told us that the club does not see windows in isolation.
    This is born out by past history.
    The panic spend of January 2013 was followed by several fallow windows, as the club explained it had brought some of its dealings forward.
    Last summer we signed several players, of whom only Janmaat, Colback and Perez had any real impact. The others will be “like new signings.”
    Falling hopes mean we already have fans saying “a striker and a CB now and I’d be delighted.” And others claim McClaren will wave the magic wand.
    As Ibiza said the other day. They have the services of a PR guru. We have to be alert to the possibility that rather than being mishandled, things are going perfectly to plan.

    We need at least four new players and soon. I still expect to see them.

  • 59 mickalfas // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:31 AM

    And apparently Mitrovic wants to go anywhere apart from here,where does that leave us
    Square one ?

  • 60 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:34 AM

    The pursuit of Mitrovic could easily be the flavour of the next few days

  • 61 SuperShearer // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:36 AM

    So basically… we’ve been linked with every player on the market. Last night it looked as if we were about to sign two pretty high quality players and this morning….. deathly silence. This is either a very good sign or, more likely, a sign of the rest of the window to come. *slow claps*

  • 62 toon kk // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:37 AM

    We’re still a business first, so the price / deal will have to be right first before anyone comes through the door.
    Only advice is to hold back on season ticket renewal/purchases before you’re conned into another season of dross.

  • 63 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:40 AM

    Toon KK

    The price has to be right.
    No deal otherwise, no matter what.
    Otherwise we wait.
    Clearly spelled out by Charnley.

  • 64 expatmag // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:42 AM


    No players then…..simples

  • 65 chinleymag // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:45 AM

    Jib @31 Agreed but part of Charnley etc remit is to sell the whole ethos of the club area etc to the human being they are buying. In my pomp I was headhunted once or twice and the company that wanted me did exactly that.Where I would fit in where the company was going the whole shebang was on the table.We were all stakeholders in the company sales production buying despatch hr it rr qc all interdependant on each other. As the club is on us the supporters and my original point is still vallid Charnley and crew are not up to this task and need to be booted out or moved to one side to allow someone with a real vision for the club to get the job done

  • 66 Sir Braveheart // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:49 AM

    Right then…

    Get the banners out of the cupboard, get the hashtags at the ready and find your voices again.

    No signings before the first pre-season game is unacceptable. Worse,Jonas,Raylor and Sameobi have been allowed to go, further weakening a threadbare squad.

    You’ve had enough time to get at least one signing done. Either the club doesn’t want to invest or the people in charge of transfers are incompetent, both of which are unacceptable.

    I think we’re looking at protests again. Lessons haven’t been learned,and we shouldnt just wait and see. First preseason game is more than enough time to make some progress.

    Ashley Out

  • 67 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:49 AM


    I just cottoned on you were here.
    I was wondering why you were having Sunday lunch at midnight.

  • 68 Sav // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:55 AM

    Are they waiting for a club to make the anticipated offer for Sissoko before buying his replacement?

  • 69 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:57 AM

    It is high summer, and yet the new leaf promised in the Spring remains firmly closed.

    “Then the Spring came, and all over the country there were little blossoms and little birds. Only in the garden of the Selfish Giant it was still Winter.”

  • 70 Jib // Jul 9, 2015 at 11:58 AM

    What was Bamburgh like ?
    Are you watching Moeen Ali torturing the Aussies ?

  • 71 thevirus // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:00 PM

    The only thing charnley is bothered about is pleasing fat Mike whichever way possible, might as well face facts that we won’t sign anyone and be fighting relegation next season. I’m really tired of all these rumours so far we’ve got a lad in on a weeks trial ,now that’s what I call ambitious

  • 72 Jib // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:01 PM

    Whoops —- talk about tempting fate.

  • 73 expatmag // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:03 PM


    And here is me thinking you knew all about me too, tch, tch

    According to Belgian sites, we havent bid for Mitrovoc and we are last in his list of preferences after Porto Benfica and Roma.

    So, the LIARS are being found out. Nobody actually wants to sign for us, not even young Toney from Northampton.

    What a joke of a club.

  • 74 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:04 PM


    You appear to have caught the Jonah bug from Welshgeordie9.

  • 75 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:07 PM


    They will, man.
    Think of the benefits.
    We have an AIRPORT you know….
    Not many premiership teams have an airport close by…….

  • 76 Jail for Ashley // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:08 PM

    The only difference we are going to see in this new leaf of ambition is a team in the FA cup that is just strong enough not to completely insult our intelligence. The fact that top level personnel have publicly admitted we haven’t been bothered in the past tells you everything we need to know about them.

  • 77 Jib // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:10 PM

    I’ve always been a jonah

  • 78 Bambams // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:11 PM

    We were just saying the same at work.
    Waiting for ‘players profits’ to come in rather than using his hard earned cash

  • 79 Jib // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:12 PM

    Anderson and Wood are playing T20 style
    Ha ha ha

  • 80 ToonRich // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:12 PM

    @57, Cheers Chris!

    I still dont think that proves he’s traveled…yet!!

    Bambam’s just said Charmless has come back empty handed? Is he actually back in the UK or are people just stirring the pot to get a reaction?!

  • 81 Jail for Ashley // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:13 PM

    Why do you think this Cathro has signed. I think it’s because his family want to be near home and geographically we are perfect for that, but on the other hand he is young and ambitious and surely must have been given some kind of assurances, he’ll have seen Carver and Stone commit career suicide by getting mixed up in a downward spiral.

  • 82 mickalfas // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:16 PM

    Penfold quite possibly didn’t come back empty handed ,
    Tulips for the wife,and a lovely pair of clogs as a souvenir

  • 83 lesh // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:17 PM

    And for good measure, here’s Mark Douglas’s take on things – probably closer to reality than various websites.

    And still things drag on! How long has Charnley known we’re in the US next week? And still he takes things to the wire by starting his shenanigans late!!

  • 84 Jib // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:18 PM

    Open Training session at the mo with Ian Cathro

  • 85 Jail for Ashley // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:21 PM

    You think Churners has a wife. I reckon he spent the entire week in the Blue Oyster club with Jeff from Benwell.

  • 86 Jib // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:21 PM

    Actually Wijnaldum didn’t return from Aruba until Sunday evening.
    Keep your regime bashing at a reasonable level or you lose credibility

  • 87 bladeuser // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:22 PM

    Get real
    spurs pool any top club would have had him signed sealed and delivered
    not shitty amateur Nufc
    the club is pathetic
    and takes your cash and laughs behind your back
    f@@@ them

  • 88 lesh // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:23 PM


    And don’t forget he’s probably bought a table lamp. You know the sort, a boat in the shape of a clog, with sails. It’ll look nice on his telly and’ll go nicely with the picture of the Asian girl whose eyes follow you everywhere, above the fireplace.

    Oh forgot the picture if the little Mexican kid with a tear in his eye – he’s a Toon fan exasperated with Charnley!

  • 89 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:25 PM

    Brilliant day – sun got out late afternoon and evening – yet had a bloody great thunderstorm back in Prudhoe. Don’t know if there is a portal linked to this sight where I can upload a couple of images.
    Result we lost by two wickets – never mind – good crack after the game in the Castle (pub) –
    and a joke from Hoc – Articulated lorry carrying 10,000 terrapins over-turned in Ashington – roads closed for ages – caused Turtle mayhem!!

  • 90 lesh // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:25 PM


    Yeh ok.

    Regime bashing OOT!

  • 91 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:25 PM

    Still no Forum minutes?
    It is today, isn’t it?

  • 92 expatmag // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:25 PM


    Aye. Not forgetting one of those miniature wooden windmills you can get in the airport souvenir shop

  • 93 optimistic prime // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:28 PM

    Charnleys probably crying on the phone as we speak.

    Mike you said pound for pound, everyone wants euros. Heeeeeeeelp meeeeee

  • 94 Jail for Ashley // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:30 PM

    I think we’ll be seeing a site where you have to pay for them or risk being sued.

  • 95 bettyswallocks // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:31 PM

    BandB…………… Any sign of you know who since the other night? Hope he’s ok.

  • 96 Mister Tuff // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:32 PM

    FF Minutes just released.

  • 97 Sazzer // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:33 PM,,10278~4852132,00.html

  • 98 Mister Tuff // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:33 PM

    FF minutes link:-,,10278~4852132,00.html

  • 99 Sazzer // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:34 PM

  • 100 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:36 PM


    He seemed fairly chipper in the circumstances, I thought.
    Maybe they confiscated his phone for the good of his health.
    I hope he’s just resting up and let’s us know when he can.

  • 101 optimistic prime // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:41 PM

    After reading Cathros interview the other day in which he said “after the USA tour we’ll know better what we need” I’m inclined to beleive there’ll be no signings until they come back.

  • 102 bettyswallocks // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:46 PM


  • 103 lochinvar // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:48 PM

    I’ve spoken with a colleague who works at Zurich airport and he tells me that Charnley has in fact travelled there as well and was caught on camera when he maybe he’s on the case after all …

  • 104 beermonkey // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:49 PM

    was there any point to that ff meeting

    McLaren seems to come across ok though

  • 105 BandB // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:52 PM

    FF “The club says it made mistakes. What were they?”

    NUFC “Not telling.”

    FF “Fair enough Guv’nor. Now about these Beefee crisps……”

    Interesting to hear that Mike’s interview not only reached the fans, but helped win us the match.

  • 106 stan anderson // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:56 PM

    Honestly cant fathom out some people on this blog.
    They swallow the shite that is fed to them by the club,the Papers and Sky and the blogs Ed himself.
    We are not going to sign any superstars because we wont pay the going rate.
    Players will not come to this shit set up we have.
    They must think we are proper mugs us geordies.
    The sad fact is a lot of us are and buy the tickets to watch a team that does not compete to win anything,just survive in the P.L.
    Sorry i forgot Ashley has changed has’nt he.He is going to lead us to 8th in the league,WHOOPPEE.
    Ashley OOT

  • 107 Mister Tuff // Jul 9, 2015 at 12:58 PM

    BandB – I’ve just had a quick look at the minutes -will have to read it later to let it digest. But I too homed in on the “mistakes” exchange and the clubs reply in particular and thought immediately there is no change at all being displayed. Question in effect blanked.

  • 108 Blackley and Brownlie // Jul 9, 2015 at 1:01 PM

    No doubt the fans who were desperate to get Anita, Riviere and Cabella over the line are the same ones complaining about the hold ups now.

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