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Newcastle Players To Become A Lot Smarter

9:21 am, Friday, October 2nd, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 2 Comments

There’s news today in the Shields Gazette that Newcastle players are being measured up for new club suits to be issued in the near future.

Steve McClaren has said it was important that Newcastle players come to the home games well dressed in suits although a couple of new players, Chancel Mbemba and Florian Thauvin, overdid it a bit when they turned up in tuxedos.

florian thauvin arriving for arsenal game

This outfit infuriated Alan Shearer

If Newcastle had been winning games and Thauvin has been playing really well for us then nothing would have been said about it.

But Alan Shearer, in particular, blasted Thauvin for it after we lost 2-1 against Watford – although the young Frenchman did turn up recently without his bow tie – although he still wore the tuxedo.

Most big clubs allocate club suits to their players and finally Newcastle will do that after Steve McClaren earlier this season had mentioned they were thinking about it.

Sports Direct bought a majority stake in luxury retailer Cruise in 2013, and they do sell suits, but they are kind of expensive at over £500 – take a look here.

And if Newcastle are in cost cutting mode they could always get a decent deal at Marks & Spencer.

It will be interesting to see if Cruise gets the order for the suits and usually the club suits are really smart these days with the club crest woven right into the suits.

Wonder what color they will be?

We’d go for a dark charcoal grey.

Wonder if they will sell them in the club shops?

Comments welcome.

Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Other News · Press

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Blackley and Brownlie // Oct 2, 2015 at 9:35 AM

    I had heard the club might go upmarket and refuse entry from next season to any fan who is not wearing a suit and tie.

  • 2 hibbit // Oct 2, 2015 at 10:10 AM

    that’s ASH out then !!!!

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