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One Change – This Could Be Newcastle’s Best Team For Palace

3:58 pm, Friday, April 29th, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 276 Comments

It seems like only Steven Taylor has come back from injury from last week, and Kevin Mbabu is also fit again, but he was on the bench last week at Liverpool.

So a good question now is what team will Rafa start tomorrow against Crystal Palace, which is basically a must-win game if we are to avoid relegation next month.

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Gini Wijnaldum – could make a return tomorrow

For the first time in over 100 games as manager Rafa started an unchanged side last week at Anfield and we think he will not do the same thing tomorrow, with maybe Gini Wijnaldum finding his way back into the first team starting line-up.

Whether Gini makes it will depend on how he has been performing in training – including giving 100% every single day.

Here’s the team Rafa could start tomorrow in a 4-1-4-1 formation with Tiote protecting the back four:

Darlow
Anita Mbemba Lascelles Dummett
Tiote
Townsend Colback Sissoko (c) Wijnaldum
Cisse
Subs: Woodman Mbabu Shelvey de Jong Aarons Perez Mitrovic

Wijnaldum could be switched inside for Sissoko to play the number 10 role, although Benitez has had Sissoko playing in the center with some success over the last few games.

It’s a good time for Wijnaldum to put in an all-star performance – it’s a long time since we’ve seen one from him – and maybe he can add to the nine goals he has this season – all of which have come at St. James’ Park.

A good win and a very good performance by Newcastle is what we all want to see tomorrow.

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Tags: Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · Management · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League




276 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Lee Charnley Bunga Party // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:07 PM

    This will be an interesting game Palace generally tend to sit back and use the wings with rapid pace so we will need wide players willing to track back on both sides

    Sissoko might not get that much room to move in the middle and we might not need Colback and Tiote playing unless the Ginger Ninja gets into the box more

    If only we had a Townsend quality winger on the other side !!

  • 2 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:09 PM

    I don’t think we need two holding midfielders for this game and need to attack from the off. This is it, really, shyt or bust and i’d like to see us really going for it. Not wildly, but more emphasis on attack then defence. Palace, like us, don’t do well coming from behind, although that has certainly altered under Rafa. Get a goal ahead early on and then go for their throat. There’s no point even thinking about anything other than three points. Possibly leaving Gini on the bench has done the biz and we’ll see his earlier form replicated in the run in. HTL!!!

  • 3 Essex Geordie Bill // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:09 PM

    Ed Glad to see you haven’t included Taylor in the squad hope Rafa follows suit.

  • 4 Lee Charnley Bunga Party // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:12 PM

    @BobbyBee

    Yeah I would like to see Wijnaldum start as well but not on the wing I think in a forward central role he could be fired up and get an early goal

  • 5 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:15 PM

    Lee, it all depends on how he’s done in training i suppose. Let’s be honest, we don’t know that part of the equation, but Rafa does. I’d love to see Gini play, but only if he’s in the right form and frame of mind. I have complete trust in Rafa in this. 😉

  • 6 Jail for Ashley // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:17 PM

    Although GD is important I don’t think he will go for an all out attack. However once we go 3-0 up on about 60 mins I expect Karl Darlow to be replaced with Mitro and go all out!

  • 7 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:19 PM

    I’ll definitely take another draw for the mackems tomorrow – which is a possibility. They can draw every match for me and go down on an unbeaten run, as long as they go down. It might even be beneficial if Martinez gets the boot before they play the mackems as well!

  • 8 toonicle // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:19 PM

    Gini seemed to be playing his best out on the left earlier in the season, and obviously Sissoko is playing better through the middle at the moment. Seems a no brainer

  • 9 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:21 PM

    I’ve gone 3-0 on my SS so i’ll be happy if we stop there. 🙂 That said, i won’t shed a tear if a fourth goal goes in. Come on Newcastle!!!!

  • 10 wolfshead@toon // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:23 PM

    pardew might do us a favour and not play bolasie or even cabs as well

  • 11 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    Wolfie, Pardew has been quoted that he’s desperate for us to stay up, but i can’t see him doing us any favours selection wise. 😉

  • 12 MadisonToon // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:26 PM

    Here’s my squad:

    ———————Darlow
    Anita — Mbemba — Lascelles — Dummett
    ———————–Tiote
    Townsend—Sissoko–Wijnaldum—Aarons
    ———————Mitrovic

    Cisse could start, but I honestly can’t stand his inability to control the ball. I think with Tiote protecting the back four, we will be fine to have both Sissoko and Gini starting in the middle and being prepared to burst forward with Townsend and Aarons being more than capable of supplying crosses for Mitro/Gini/Socks/other winger to come on to. Aarons played at LB a few times earlier this season, and although he looked out of his depth, will have learned the importance of protecting the LB and should be more useful defensively as a winger than he was in the past. It would be a fun lineup with SDJ/Cisse/Perez to come on when/if necessary.

  • 13 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:28 PM

    Madison, nice idea with that team marra, very attacking whilst retaining balance.

  • 14 MadisonToon // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:34 PM

    Bobbybee –

    In the alternate reality in which I manager Newcastle, that’s who I’d send out. I think Rafa will probably opt for Cisse and could go with Ed’s lineup. The LW spot is really up for grabs, depending on who has been showing up in training so it’s anyone’s guess who will slot in there.

  • 15 Jail for Ashley // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:36 PM

    Not sure what Palaces other two games are but they could technically be relegated if we beat them 6-0 and Villa 4-0 while they lose all three of theirs. Hopefully they’d be saved by the mackems only getting four points though.

  • 16 Jail for Ashley // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:38 PM

    Ot would be typical of the smary tw@t though if he proved Churners right by winning a cup while getting relegated.

  • 17 wolfshead@toon // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:41 PM

    lol @16

  • 18 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:52 PM

    Madison, i think you’re right with your pick tbh. It’s an exciting line up yet retains the balance. Aarons must have been showing in training to get that cameo, after Rafa said he wanted to rely on experience in the run in. If he went with your pick i would be more than happy, but I’ll also be happy with whoever he picks because he sees what we don’t. Get yourself to the New York teams and see if you can get a job! 🙂

  • 19 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 4:55 PM

    Jail, I’m Mr Optimist on here, but even i can’t see that happening!!! 😉 ya just never know though!

  • 20 hibbitt // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:00 PM

    i know its great to talk but lads don’t you think you’re tempting fate just a little

  • 21 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:05 PM

    Hibbett, it’s all a bit of fun marra. What will be, will be, but i doubt our enthusiasm will have any bearing on reality. Whilst that hope still burns, i for one will cling to it. It won’t leave me any more deflated if the worse comes to the worse coz i’ll be crushed either way. Cup half full and all that… 😉

  • 22 Thump // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:06 PM

    @Jail: Us away, Stoke at home, Southampton away.

  • 23 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:07 PM

    youcouldntmakeitup

    ABSOLUTE BRILLIANT NAME FOR ALLERDYCE –
    HIPPO HEED!!
    Love it!

  • 24 Jail for Ashley // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:08 PM

    hibbitt,we just have to win our three and that’s all we can do pal.

  • 25 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:09 PM

    Charlie, there is a remarkable resemblance that nobody can deny. 😉

  • 26 MadisonToon // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:14 PM

    Ayay, Bobby, I agree that Benitez is likely to go a bit further afield from mine but I’ll still be happy no matter what. He will certainly have a better finger on the pulse of the squad and he’s shown so far that he can get them playing the right way and that he can pick lineups that will start to do what he wants. This is a game that should be a win, but you never know with football. Looking forward to it.

  • 27 MadisonToon // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:15 PM

    Aye*

  • 28 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:17 PM

    You know, we really should count our blessings to be where we’ve been these last years. Apparently it could get a lot worse. I can’t help but feel for those poor Arsenal fans who’ve had to put up with finishing in the top four for twenty seasons. Imagine, not winning the league for 12 whole years? Not sure we could put up with that sort of constant failure. 😉 Poor little mites.

  • 29 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:21 PM

    Madison, seriously, i can’t wait marra. I’ve been counting down the hours for this game like a bairn at Christmas. In Rafa we trust! 😉

  • 30 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:28 PM

    This time tomorrow we’ll have a much clearer picture which way things are going. I have a feeling that Pardew harbours some resentment towards us as fans. He was never really accepted here and as someone pointed out his name was never sung with any conviction.
    If he sets up to defend and catch us on the break, the longer we go without scoring will create massive tension . I hope there are none of those quiet spells with groans when we give it away as this will transmit to the pitch and affect the team.

  • 31 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:35 PM

    Betty, it will be tense and past experience tells us that sections of the crowd will get on the teams back if anything goes wrong, but the vast majority will be there because they still believe and even if we go a goal down, the crowd will respond. This is a must win game and i expect proper backing from the Toon Army. I’ve been growing my fingernails especially for the game? 😉

  • 32 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:37 PM

    !, not ?

  • 33 Essex Geordie Bill // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:37 PM

    I don’t think Hippo Heed is a new name for him.

    Have to admit I’ve been doing the sums for the CP going down scenario, we’d have to do something we haven’t done all season. I’d be lmao if it happened though.

  • 34 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:41 PM

    Bobby…….. Tomorrow it needs to be rocking from start to finish. Creating tension inhibits skilful football. We’ve witnessed it enough times. If we score first though the atmosphere will be enough to get us over the line.

  • 35 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:42 PM

    Bill, it would take a monumental change in gd for us to send them down and as we’ve only managed a four goal difference once, when we put six past norwich, but still conceded two. It would be wonderful if it happened, but i think concentrating on our three way battle is more than enough to deal with atm. 😉

  • 36 Essex Geordie Bill // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:43 PM

    Did anyone know that the ancient continent of Sundaland is thought by some expert to be the cradle of civilization.

    Just thought I’d mention it.

  • 37 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:43 PM

    Imagine a crowd full of ciaran’s, we would certainly be going down.

  • 38 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:45 PM

    Having said that there is no way that is possible, he wouldn’t turn up…

    It would be a better atmosphere there with it being empty rather then a crowd full of him anyway.

  • 39 Essex Geordie Bill // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:46 PM

    Bobby
    Yeh not wrang there,

    Defeats for Sland and Norwich and a win for us would be a good start. Anything else would be a real kick in the teeth.

    As you keep saying keep the faith.

  • 40 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:48 PM

    Betty, i can see the ground banging from start to finish marra, but we know thete are those never happy amongst us. An old bloke started to sit near us for a while and he never stopped whining. He had the voice for it as well, proper nasally. If we scored three, we were garbage for not scoring four in his eyes. No player could do right for doing wrong. Eventually i had a word with his son and asked him to get tickets elsewhere in the ground, because he was really spoiling it for myself and those around me. Thankfully he hasn’t returned. 😉

  • 41 toon kk // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:54 PM

    Hope we’re up for the game, we’ll really struggle to handle there pace, I predict another defeat. It’s to late anyway.

  • 42 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:56 PM

    Bill, if we can keep winning, even draws for the other two will do fine. Let them draw to their hearts content, coz four draws will see our two wins keeping us alive and draws might be the best they can hope for. Nothing to be depressed about just yet. 😉

  • 43 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 5:59 PM

    Toon kk, you might be surprised just how fast dummett is – which is probably our weakest position. He can match most wingers in a foot race. Let them worry about our lads and 50k+ baying geordies.

  • 44 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:01 PM

    Talksport about to discuss us and hippo heeds comments, along with pardew’s comments that he’s desperate for us to stay up. Might be interesting.

  • 45 Jail for Ashley // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:03 PM

    YMFB,
    How come your having a pop at other posters with your form?

  • 46 Jail for Ashley // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:05 PM

    Mashers can legally offer Stokes players a 100K each and a weekend on his yacht if they beat the mackems.

  • 47 Jib // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:07 PM

    Essex
    Re Sundaland
    It is very much the minority view that ASIAN civilisation arose in the now submerged Sundaland.

    We could make a movie

    “Out of Sundaland”

    The bye line could be :-
    “That’s what everyone wants — to be out of Sundaland”

  • 48 davis_toons // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:14 PM

    Wijnaldum is under alot of pressure to score goals.

    I believe it hard for him to do that when he is under the spotlight of not scoring away. This have totally taken aways his goals scoring confidence, to appear and score (movement) when we need most.

    For instance, when there is a chance for Mitro whom in a good position to score, Wijnaldum didn’t pass. And took it on his own. Mitro was grumbling about it after Wijnaldum 1st shot was saved and his follow up went wide.

  • 49 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:14 PM

    Jib, it’s my belief that civilisation has arisen many many times – to levels exceeding our own. We aren’t being taught the truth at school and if you look into the complex mathematics used in the great pyramid, and the accuracy involved, there’s no way that it was built by people fresh out of the stoneage. Gobekli tepi in turkey has been carbon dated to 13k years old, which shatters the historical beliefs that civilisation started in the middle east just a short5k years ago. Just a thought 😉

  • 50 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:14 PM

    Bobby….. He sounds a bundle of fun. No point letting growing old make you miserable. I’m fifty odd but every morning I wake up I feel like a twenty year old. Unfortunately there’s never one around so I have to make do wi wor lass.

  • 51 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:17 PM

    5k years bc, i meant.

  • 52 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:18 PM

    Betty, love it ya nutter! 🙂

  • 53 Essex Geordie Bill // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:21 PM

    Jib
    I did say AN expert!! Some of his claims a fairly off the wall.

    Perhaps in your movie we could have Sunderland disappearing beneath the North Sea, that really would be relegation.

    I wouldn’t like that to really happen, there are a lot of canny folk living there even if they are a tad misguided.

  • 54 Essex Geordie Bill // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:22 PM

    Bobby are you a Nexus reader?

  • 55 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:23 PM

    Jail…..@46. Surely not are you serious?

  • 56 Munster Mag // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:25 PM

    Two holding midf is too defensive for me but rafa is a notoriously defensively minded safety first manager. I cant see mitro starting because he is too immobile for rafa and he will feel their big centre halves will block him. I reckon exact same team again but not best choice imo

  • 57 Jib // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:27 PM

    The Grauniads view

  • 58 Essex Geordie Bill // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:30 PM

    Really Jail!

    The sports world is far to honest and clean for something like that to happen.

  • 59 Jib // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:30 PM

    I think the Guardian may have it right.
    Wijnaldum starting and young Perez to come on later.

  • 60 davis_toons // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:31 PM

    The problem and the usual pattern for Newcastle will be to win the hard to beat Crystal Palace and later lose/draw to Villa.

  • 61 Essex Geordie Bill // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:33 PM

    Gunung Padang in West Java could have had a civilized lifestyle over 30000 years ago and it’s possible that even older ruins are buried beneath their ancient buildings.

  • 62 Jib // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:39 PM

    Bobby Thompson reckoned Roman cooncil hoose rent collectors were attacked by Picts in Hylton Castle in Emperor Hadrians time !

  • 63 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:44 PM

    Not having a pop, it’s true. My form? Lol. Who’s keeping track? -_-

  • 64 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:50 PM

    Bill, i read a lot of the likes of graham hancock and robert bauval etc. They have the same ideas as i do. The flood myth is repeated the world over and evidence supports global catastrophe. Only stone survives. In my world the egyptians inherited a lot of what they had. There are no hieroglyphs on the great pyramid and that rules out the tomb theory, because they needed the glyphs relating to crossing over. That’s why known tombs are covered in the book of the dead. Likewise in south america. The incas and maya inherited those cities. They even admit it in their writings. The similarities in eygypt and south america are too much to be ignored. They were all part of a global civilisation that was wiped out in some global catastrophe. We’re the survivors imo. I have no idea of the pyramids true purpose – some sort of machinery – but you only have to look at the tool marks to realise they used power tools better than we currently possess to create them.

  • 65 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:54 PM

    Munster, you ain’t wrong – two dm’s is one too many. What does the grauniad know anyway? 😉

  • 66 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:54 PM

    Ymfb….. We’re keeping track as you can only count to 21 and you need to be naked to do that.

  • 67 Mister Tuff // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:57 PM

    I’m going for the same team as last weeks -starting 11 – as other previously mentioned gini – possible starter.
    Not going to get much change out of any hoofballs to Cisse/Mitro – Delaney will clear most of them.
    3 -1 win to the Toon.

    We need to win this,hope Sunderland perish and if we win- there will be a load of pressure on Norwich as their game with Arsenal is the late kick off.
    If things go our way we overtake them both.

  • 68 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:58 PM

    Betty, there are two things dangling before your very eyes that mean he can count up to at least 23. 😉

  • 69 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 6:59 PM

    Don’t get it swallocks mate.

  • 70 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:02 PM

    YMFB, it loses its humour if you have to explain it marra. Give it some more thought, you’ll get it eventually. Just a bit of fun though. 😉

  • 71 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:03 PM

    Bobby……. He hasn’t got any of them. That was my point.lol.

  • 72 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:06 PM

    Lol I’m not going to ‘take my time to figure it out’. I have MUCH better things to do then try to understand ancient humour.

  • 73 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:08 PM

    Bety, that’s cruel, and has no place on this blog (says I, spitting my drink all over the floor!) 😉

  • 74 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:10 PM

    Rob…… Before you go mate. Is it true that when your dad pesters your mam for sex, she just shows him a picture of you?

  • 75 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:12 PM

    You must forgive us old sods YMFB, dementia gets to all of us eventually. 😉

  • 76 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:15 PM

    My parents split up when I was four. Your attempts at humour are very immature, for a ‘fifty-something’ year old man anyway. How about you act your own age? Making an account which is a spin-off of ‘sweatybollocks’. Quite sad really.

    Just thinking about it, when I was four you were in your forties hahaha. Stop talking to me you creep.

  • 77 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:18 PM

    Anyway peace Out!!

    Howay the lads!!

  • 78 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:19 PM

    YMFB, seriously, have you never heard of the second childhood syndrome? It’s actually a great deal of fun tbh! 😉 Ain’t that right betty?

  • 79 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:20 PM

    Howay the lads indeed young man! 😉

  • 80 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:21 PM

    I haven’t, I’m not saying that old people can’t relive there child-hood and teen days.

    But when you’re in your fifties and you’re talking to an 18 year old about his parents having ‘sex’ -banter or not- that’s just plain creepy.

  • 81 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:23 PM

    YMFB. I’m sure nothing was further from his mind. But when you put it like that, well, over to you betty lmao. Maybe time to move on eh? 😉

  • 82 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:26 PM

    Oh well, whatever, I’ve moved on anyway.

  • 83 Essex Geordie Bill // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:27 PM

    Bobby

    I sometimes wonder if the youth of this country has lost it’s sense of humour.

    Must change my setting to British English as it keeps wanting me to spell words like humour without a ‘U’.

  • 84 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:27 PM

    Quite right Bobby…… We have to do something to relieve the stress . Acting daft is the best medicine to keep you young.

  • 85 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:29 PM

    Essex

    I havent got a lack of humour, just some things to me aren’t funny, which is the same for everyone.

  • 86 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:29 PM

    YMFB…… If you are genuinely 18 it would be inappropriate and I would apologise, but how do we know that’s the case ?

  • 87 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:31 PM

    I’m 18, my date of birth is 26/09/97. You don’t have to believe me or apologise.

  • 88 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:32 PM

    Betty, a good bit of silliness never hurt anybody imo. Strangly, the older i get, the sillier i get. Sheeeeeet, i hope that’s not alzhiemers setting in! Please note, this is in jest and not a plea for sympathy 😉

  • 89 Jib // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:33 PM

    Wrinklies-R-Us

  • 90 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:35 PM

    Jib, that is remarkably like me and my lot on the northern soul scene! We just refuse to gidve it up! 😉

  • 91 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:38 PM

    Rob…… I suppose some of the lies you tell must be the truth. We’ll leave it at that then.

  • 92 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:41 PM

    Ok agreed.

  • 93 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:41 PM

    I suppose some of the lies you tell must be the truth. We’ll leave it at that then.

  • 94 Back Door Man // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:43 PM

    You’re revealing too much info … d.o.b., real name, rough location, a bit of family info. You WILL become a victim of ID theft/fraud if you’re not careful.

    Please be careful.

  • 95 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:44 PM

    Well, sadly enough, wor lass wants the tv for soaps, so i have to watch the boro match on here. Consequently i have to depart. Keep the celebrations to a minimal please, i do have feelings. 😉 later chaps!

  • 96 Back Door Man // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:44 PM

    That should’ve started with … YMFB

  • 97 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:45 PM

    Well, if you get harassed as someone you aren’t you will soon get fed up. I know what you mean though I’m actually regretting everything I’ve put on here so badly. But that’s what I get for being a young chap. You make mistakes.

  • 98 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:46 PM

    ….I messed up lol

  • 99 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:47 PM

    You couldn’t make it up. Literally!

  • 100 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:50 PM

    Back door man……Don’t you mean multiple ID theft?

  • 101 Mister Tuff // Apr 29, 2016 at 7:57 PM

    YMFB – stay safe.
    If you get a couple of baldy Geordies in their late 50s’ turning up saying they’re from the water board and need to check your plumbing – do not let them in.

  • 102 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:00 PM

    When an employment application asks who is to be notified in case of emergency, I always write, “A very good doctor”.

    Ha ha ha

  • 103 Jib // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:08 PM

    Welshie on the bit where it says – sex – I put – yes please

  • 104 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:20 PM

    YMFB

    Did we ever have a late night discussion about Roy “Chubby” Brown?
    I’ve chatted to him. He’s a man who’s private persona is very different from his public one, and you could argue that he is misunderstood.
    At a push.
    I vaguely remember it was a canny kid with a heart was in the right place, and I think it was you, but I can’t be sure, as I too am in my second childhood, living on the Glory Days.

  • 105 Back Door Man // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:21 PM

    It’s playing-up again! Short posts getting through but my longer stuff ain’t.

    Who’s got it in for me???

  • 106 Back Door Man // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:23 PM

    Tried again …. nowt!

  • 107 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:23 PM

    If you are a true Back Door Man, Back Door Man, someone’s always gonna have it in for you.
    Maybe an angry husband?

  • 108 Back Door Man // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:25 PM

    Not much point being here if the Man’s machine gelds moi.

  • 109 dok - the horrid colonial // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:30 PM

    BandB,

    may I say im happy to see you back ?

  • 110 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:31 PM

    I thought I was being edited out BDM.
    But it turns out I wasn’t filling in the form properly.
    The Man can be quite sweet about guiding you through the minefield if you are nice to him.
    It seems to be designed to keep out all the sorts of people who wouldn’t have a clue how to play the system.

  • 111 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:36 PM

    Dok,

    When I saw I’d missed your comment the other night I felt a right heel.
    I was really deflated.
    This blog was conceived for people like you. Fans from far away with no reasonable chance of holding the Golden (Season) Ticket of Blog Supremacy.
    I think the fact you keep posting support for our little city from your shack on the frontiers of the Empire is overwhelmingly impressive and humbling x

  • 112 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:37 PM

    “Infamy! Infamy! They’ve all got it in for me!”

  • 113 dok - the horrid colonial // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:43 PM

    BandB,

    thank you…

    how does your left heel feel though? 🙂

  • 114 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:47 PM

    Dok

    I named you (and only you) in my blog hello a couple of weeks ago.
    Obviously, it was with that lame discomfiture with honest emotion we British label as irony.
    Because it simply would not do to say I missed you too.

  • 115 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:49 PM

    Half time. 1-1. Brummie goal was well struck, but keeper won’t like it. Needed a stronger wrist.
    Boro goal another for gaffes and disasters dvd. They still count and it might see boro go clear yet. I actually don’t think the Championship should hold us any fears – on the chance we might go down. Three points saturday and onto villa. Hope the other games are kind to us. Nothing more to do. Howay the lads!!!!!

  • 116 dok - the horrid colonial // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:50 PM

    BandB,

    I wish I would’ve seen that, I needed a smile 🙂

    perhaps a repost?

  • 117 Back Door Man // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:50 PM

    Thanks BandB …. as others here will groaningly attest I never, until a couple of days ago, had any problems putting them straight via half a dozen paragraphs.

    Anyway, I’ve just emailed the Man to see if some of our very own stack-heeled Charles Hawtreys have complained to the Man about my missives.

  • 118 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:53 PM

    BDM

    Well, while you are waiting for a reply, I can do nothing but wish you a feeling “good luck” with your Back Door adventures 🙂

  • 119 dok - the horrid colonial // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:53 PM

    little amusing story from my life in the wild wild west..

    we got a USL soccer team here, below MLS, and its called SanAntonio FC… I bought the clan season tickets, and were on the 18 yard box, 1st row, rather reasonable…

    they started calling themselves SAFC… so I sent out a tweet that every time I saw it, being a toon supporter, I puked in my mouth having to say I supported our local club…

    they changed the name on twitter to @sanantoniofc.. thank god…

  • 120 dok - the horrid colonial // Apr 29, 2016 at 8:54 PM

    BDM,

    perhaps ed thought you were writing too many novels lol

  • 121 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:04 PM

    Dok

    I wondered if, given your colonial background, you could explain to the blog what a Back Door Man actually
    There has been a a misconception on this here blog that it is something short of a rampantly heterosexual reference.
    San Antonio has an FC?
    Rafa must be the first Spaniard INSIDE the Alamo.

  • 122 dok - the horrid colonial // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:08 PM

    BandB,

    im not sure I should explain the term…. children here and all that.. looks at welshie haha

  • 123 dok - the horrid colonial // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:10 PM

    BandB,

    if you have a twitter account, look me up @doktheyankee… ill sned some pics of our stadium and such.. show you what we have here in the wild west 🙂

  • 124 dok - the horrid colonial // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:11 PM

    anyway, im off, lad has a game tonite and tomorrow afternoon and then our little club game that nite 🙂

    HOWAY THE EFFIN LADS TOMORROW!!

  • 125 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:12 PM

    I think the prevalent Geordie term is “Fancy man”

  • 126 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:15 PM

    The kind of fella who’s round your house while you are at the match and in the pub after.

  • 127 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:22 PM

    Yes, bye dear.
    Remember to give Alan a clap, won’t you.

  • 128 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:24 PM

    Bobby
    I enjoyed your theory on the pyramids. I assume it’s your own theory and not supported by any serious historian. It sounds Icke -ish.

    I note your comment: “What will be, will be, but I doubt our enthusiasm will have any bearing on reality.” You were only recently castigating everyone on the blog who was doubting our chances – even though those pessimists were making the exact same point – their pessimism would have no bearing on reality. Very angry you were.

  • 129 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:31 PM

    Dok

    I’m not on Twitter as a private person
    However, if you don’t mind being spammed with information on how I could help you grow your business I will sign up.

  • 130 Jib // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:32 PM

    Blackley
    Your crassness is awsome !
    The Orion correlation theory regarding the pyramids has been debated in many places – at least twice on BBC 4 that I can recall.

  • 131 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:34 PM

    Bb

    I don’t recall having that conversation with you.

    Tuff

    I’ll try my best mate, although the geordie accent is very appealing to me.

  • 132 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:37 PM

    Sorry YMFB

    I did say he sounded like his heart was in the right place.

    My mistake.

  • 133 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:38 PM

    BDM ‘s. Back door activities date back to prehistoric times. He is in fact a dinosaur known as megasaurass.

  • 134 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:39 PM

    Damn bb that was cold, very nicely played…

  • 135 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:40 PM

    Didn’t think you’d fall for that.
    Not a second time, (92)

  • 136 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:41 PM

    Wow, betty you said something that was funny. That was actually pretty solid mate.

  • 137 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:43 PM

    Second time? You’ve lost me.

  • 138 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:49 PM

    Rob…… You’re being a snoutband now.

  • 139 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:50 PM

    YMFB

    I haven’t lost you have I?
    I’ll make my way to the back of the queue of people who’ve lost you then.

  • 140 Toon_Tom // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:52 PM

    I think Rafa will stick with his tried and tested 4-2-3-1.

    I dont think we need 2 defensive/holding midfielders but I cant see him changing the set up due to recent results and form.

    Tiote and Sissoko are both back on form and colback is looking solid so I wouldnt complain too much if they all start again.

    Perez on the left is wasted – maybe Gini for perez and Mitro coming on again as their legs get weak.

    bricking it for this one – squeaky bum time lads!!!

  • 141 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:56 PM

    Snoutband? You’re going to have to keep your vocabulary to one that suits my age group if you want me to understand what you’re saying.

    I’m guessing that it means rude? In which case I apologise.

    Bb

    You’re trying way too hard to be smart and funny, you could probably decrease your level by quite a bit and still have me lost.

    Are you suggesting that I’m unwanted? In which case I will leave the blog for good.

  • 142 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:59 PM

    Oh wait, you are suggesting that I don’t understand simple vocabulary on a blog. And that there have been countless instances where this theme has reoccured. I get it.

  • 143 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:00 PM

    YMFB

    Why do you let people get to you.

  • 144 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:02 PM

    I don’t Welsh, it’s a blog. Like they say, maybe it’s a persona…

  • 145 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:02 PM

    TT

    I think he will too.
    It’s kind of Pardew, but with a certified qualification from the school of two defensive mids.
    It is perfectly understandable.
    I think it might work tomorrow, because Rafa is a professor of the theory, not an uncomprehending student.
    Though Pardew had Ba, Ben Arfa and Cabaye to cal on for the deadlock-breaking worldly.

  • 146 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:03 PM

    B&B, just because you ain’t heard of it marra, doesn’t mean it isn’t true. There is substantially more rock solid evidence – no pun – that the pyramids and like were built using power tools. This comes from engineers and stone masons who can even tell at what speed the tool was cutting at. Power tools leave marks like a fingerprint. Science is moving away from egyptology because it is science. Evidence that can no longer be ignored. Geologist confirm that the wearing on the sphinx was caused by years of precipitation, not sand. Scientists, not egyptology. They won’t budge because it shows their entire career to have been built on a lie, but the science isn’t wrong.
    I’ve got to go now, but may i suggest you watch ‘the revelation of the pyramids’ on you tube. See what it contains mathematical – pi, the magic number, the size of the earth, the speed of light etc all mathematically encoded. Don’t knock it marra, not until you do at least rudimentary research into the matter. That’s just bad science my friend. 😉

  • 147 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:04 PM

    YMFB

    That’s alright then, just making sure.

  • 148 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:05 PM

    If you’re not supposed to eat at night, why is there a light bulb in the refrigerator?

  • 149 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:06 PM

    YMFB

    I liked Chancel.
    We all did.
    If you are him. have the maturity to BE him and dump the tedious and discredited Mr Hyde guy.
    If not, as you claim, just get lost.

  • 150 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:09 PM

    Areet Welshie. How are you this evening ?

  • 151 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:12 PM

    I’m alright Betty, why do you ask, you don’t normally, I’m getting very worried now you being nice.

    Ha ha ha

  • 152 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:17 PM

    I’ve decided to just make nice ,polite formal conversation with you in the future Welshie. It doesn’t seem fair to engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed man.

  • 153 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:22 PM

    But y’know YMFB.
    I never did understand that alleged hacking incident.
    Because if Jib and Welsh hadn’t complained, I wouldn’t have noticed the difference in vocabulary.
    And I do tend to notice.

  • 154 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:23 PM

    Bb

    That’s where you’re wrong, I’m not TFL, I’ve already said who I was. I’m not lying, but that’s up to you to decide. Clearly nothing that I say will change any of your minds, you seem so set on the fact that you have to be right about Rob Vollans that no matter what I say I’m still that guy? It’s ridiculous. So was TFL Rob? Did you confirm that? Is that why you think I’m Rob? I think I’m starting to get you lot now. I have never trolled on any of my other names(which I don’t have access to) and this account is just me. Who I am in real life… A sarcastic individual who is full of good intentions yet CAN take things too far. I’m a young magpie(18) who lives in Barnoldswick I have said this from the start. If TFL lived in Leeds why the hell would my first name be Barnoldswickmag? I’m pretty sure I started posting before he did.

    If you don’t like me then fine, that’s OK. But the fact that I’m being honest still isn’t enough.

  • 155 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:27 PM

    Belfast Alert……… Some more unraveling required.

  • 156 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:29 PM

    Hey Welsh, this is where you come in and say…

    ‘god it’s like eastenders on here’

  • 157 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:30 PM

    But I know YMFB

    But 18 months ago you are earnestly promising that while you admitted transgressing for the sake of attention in your salad days, you had grown up and become “honest.”
    We all know what you did next. For the sake of attention.

  • 158 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:35 PM

    You’re going to have to forgive me and just remind me what I did again. Honestly I can’t remember. I think I know what you’re talking about when you say the first time. Is that when I trolled as an Experiment? That was out of order and I know that. But hey, pokat was just experimenting again but it’s all good hey? 🙂 anyway, what did I do after that, I can’t remember for the life of me.

  • 159 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:36 PM

    B&B. Got your antagonist head on tonight i see? Let me guess? You’ve been on the razzle. Oh well, it effects lot of people like that. Clearly you would love to drag up the other night and carry it on, but you’d need to do far better than that. My grief was – as i reiterated the following day – that any fan that has written us off, when hope still burns, and those already having us relegated to the first division with relish, in the misguided belief that it serves Ashley’s right, ain’t fans. We are not down yet and you may think we are, that’s fine. Pessimists might not see a way out, but they should look harder. The odds are against us, but that’s not the same as being down. If we were already down, do you think we’d get a sell out crowd tomorrow?
    So, that’s what started it. Discussion long finished with. Take ya wooden spoon elsewhere.

  • 160 TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:37 PM

    how is mbabu not starting over dummet????

  • 161 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:38 PM

    It’s more like Grange Hill, but eastenders will do.

    GET OUT OF MY PUB

    In Peggy Mitchell’s voice.

  • 162 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:40 PM

    Don’t know Grange hill mate. But there’s a good sport.

  • 163 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:42 PM

    Bobby

    Don’t worry about tomorrow, during the match i will say a few things on here, you know what happens when i say something in a football match.

  • 164 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:43 PM

    I think the difference is YMFB, that while Jail and me and betty and Martoon and Tuff and Bobby Bee and Ibizatoon and Blackley and Tsunki and Ruddy and Slank and Rotunda and Ian Toon and jimmysmith and Manxpie and jesper and a hundred others seem to represent different spectrums of contentious fan opinion, you don’t.

  • 165 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:44 PM

    Bobs,

    Another time, chuck.

  • 166 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:44 PM

    Grange Hill was based in a school better than Eastenders, for a start they could act.

    Ha ha ha

  • 167 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:45 PM

    Taco, i think it’s because Rafa likes the balance a left footer brings to left back. Mbabu ain’t match fit either mate, so maybe better not to change it. I like Mbabu myself – rate him highly actually, better than Dummett – but i think i see the thinking behind it.

  • 168 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:46 PM

    That’s where you’re wrong again. I’ve been on this site for over two years and I have offered more then my two cents on the topic of football. How dare you!!

  • 169 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:47 PM

    Fill ya boots welshie! 😉 you know it makes sense.

    BandB. Just nipping it in the bud so it doesn’t drag on. 😉

  • 170 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:48 PM

    Bobs,

    You have been lovely today.
    Keep a lid on it lad.
    Hubble bubble, toil and tripe.

  • 171 TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:49 PM

    Bobbybee
    If he wasnt match fit he wouldnt be on the bench. Dummet is VERY poor & way too slow. i understand the idea of balance with a left foot ,but if you are just hoofing the ball down field, whats the difference what foot you use?

  • 172 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:50 PM

    Bobs,

    I’ll bear that in mind 🙂

  • 173 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:52 PM

    BandB

    How come you haven’t mentioned me and jib.

    Jail and Tuff, really.

  • 174 jimmysmith // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:52 PM

    I like our two defensive mids. They compliment each other. One an enforcer, the other a terrier. They do successfully protect a defence that we know needs protecting, much more so than Anita and Colback managed together, and both can pass well, if they keep it simple.

    With Townsend, Sissoko and Widjnaldum ahead of them, and Anita getting forward so intelligently at RB, all they need to do is break up play and lay it off.

    LB remains much less of an attacking outlet, but Dummett is at least capable of finding space and providing an option, and too should just be encouraged to keep possession.

    Shelvey on in the second half if we are chasing, or just to spell one of two in the middle who’ve run themselves out continues to makes sense whoever the opposition.

    It’s quite fascinating to see what Rafa has managed in only a few games, compared with McC over 10 or so months.

  • 175 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:55 PM

    BandB. He spoke to me. Bit lairy, but it is friday night. I replied. In that reply, i made it clear, so there can be no misunderstanding, that following my reply i would not be drawn into a row. Dead simple really. Crikey, you know how it gets when people on here start demanding a reply. I’ve closed that avenue. Everybody should be happy to hear it. Except maybe b&b. He/they might not. I will discuss football with him all night, but i ain’t getting into that again.

  • 176 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:56 PM

    BandB …. I think Bobby was posting to Blackley not you.

  • 177 Mister Tuff // Apr 29, 2016 at 10:58 PM

    YMFB – Bar’lick boy – do you ever fish the L& L – be down that way in August and September on a holiday.
    In the process of sorting out my tickets from Skipton to the tunnel.
    Any hot spots that you know of ?????

  • 178 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:00 PM

    Sorry Welsh

    We are parts of the same bizarre blog. you and Jib and I.
    Throw and punch, take a punch.
    Do you care if I win or you do one day or another?
    I’m afraid good old fashioned slagging each other just of the fun of it is a bit old hat.

  • 179 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:02 PM

    L&L? What’s that? You’re gonna have to forgive me mate I’m either in barlick or colne. I barely go into Skipton.

  • 180 Mister Tuff // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:03 PM

    Welsh – if you behaved yourself -one day you might get to sit at the top table.

  • 181 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:04 PM

    Let’s just clarify for our short term memory-challe “youngster”. Ymfb, jumps straight into the blog not a season ago and immediately insults and generally upsets everyone with his winding up manner, and ends up being temporarily banned by Ed. Then he sheepishly returns and promises to get the good little poster. Then the beleaguered and unfortunate TFL and his takes of near-death woe beguile and endear the blog collective. At this time, some other malicious accounts pop up. Enter Sherlock Belfast who outs the whole shebang as being one strange and odious Robert Vollans Esq

    Roll on another blog van, and the not so sheepish Vollans returns with a different, acidic, sniping version of Ymfb making accusations and excuses at random, all the time assuming we all have the same shirt term memory problems as him.

    Rob, Sling it you oily worm or should we try three strikes?

  • 182 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:05 PM

    betty,

    What I said to Welsh applies to you and Bobby too.
    We used to cordially despise each other, as Toon fans always have.
    Most of us get it. It’s a safety valve in this madhouse.
    The only score worth counting is the points, and we’ll all live even if we don’t get those.

  • 183 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:05 PM

    Taco Players who are not match fit start on the bench. He might get time as a sub later on if Rafa wants to get him up to speed. The left footer idea works in defending more than attacking. Most players coming back from injury get eased in whenever possible. I’m with you marra, Mbabu is a better player. You wondered why – i offered an explanation. Nothing more.

  • 184 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:05 PM

    No I’m not correcting autocorrect. You get the gist.

  • 185 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:06 PM

    Tuff, what makes you want to come to the countryside? It’s not that great down here, it’s pretty quiet like and nights out aren’t that great.

    I really want to come up to Newcastle for a weekend to watch my first game at St James’s, might save up my money. I used to visit in frockley(I think it’s called that) to visit my grandad but unfortunately he recently passed away. He was a hardcore Newcastle fan aswell, shame I never got to go with him…

  • 186 Mister Tuff // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:08 PM

    YMFB I suspect now you do not fish.
    L & L – Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
    Hiring a narrowboat back end of the school hols taking the missus and granddaughter – will be showing the little’un how to fish.
    Trying to work out any decent child friendly pubs in Gargrave and Bar’lick

  • 187 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:09 PM

    And Welsh,

    Jib and I are different sides of the same coin, as he and I realised long ago.

  • 188 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:09 PM

    BandB – Royston Vasey. Worked at his home across the A74 from Boro about 30 years ago. He was very quiet & polite, and eager to supply tea and biscuits 🙂 a den full of comedy reference books, a lot of Tommy Cooper and Gregor Fisher. Nothing at all like his stage persona.

  • 189 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:12 PM

    Tsunki, pokat, Mr observer.

    I never said everyone else had short term memory, I’m just not on this blog much so I find it hard to remember what I have previously said. I don’t doubt that sometimes I come on here on the wind up, mainly because I’m bored – which ain’t right. It’s all in good fun, however I never mean to hurt anyone, have I hurt someone? This Rob Vollans thing is way off mate, the bloke lives in Leeds and I live in Barnoldswick, that’s all the proof you need. I’d give my Facebook account but I think I’ve given enough of myself recently. I’m on here sparingly but recently I have acquired a Job so I’m on here on my free time. My banter is sometimes misplaced but that’s an easy mistake considering all of the personalities on this blog.

  • 190 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:12 PM

    BandB, i think betty might be saying we don’t need to be told what to do. Nobody has to explain themselves to anybody on here. If they do, it’s a courtesy, not an obligation. I was simply replying to B&B, not calling him out. He did that, i just replied. Although the blog is open, a name at the top generally means it’s between two people. I think that was his point and nothing more.

  • 191 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:13 PM

    BandB…….. I have never hated you although I did find you rather Zoilistic. Perhaps your time away has given you time to reflect and you’ve come back a more rounded , reasonable blogger.

  • 192 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:14 PM

    Tsunki

    He is very funny and COMPLETELY attentive and charming.
    All the crew were in stitches, and we hated everything he stood for.
    We all drove away saying “What a guy! …..hmmmm….he just did a job on us there, didn’t he?”

  • 193 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:14 PM

    betty,

    I’ve always thought you were too thick to quit when you have the chance.

  • 194 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:15 PM

    No Bobby you daft sod….. I thought she had mistaken the B&B post as to her. Ha way man sharpen up.

  • 195 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:16 PM

    Tuff

    I’ve Been on top of the league way before i joined the blog.

    Ha ha ha

  • 196 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:16 PM

    BannB….. Couldn’t resist x

  • 197 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:16 PM

    I was raised in Gargrave, but I was only a little ‘un then and I moved to barlick when I was like three. You’re coming into Barlick? That’s pretty cool. Im not sure on Gargrave pubs but rolls Royce club in Barnoldswick is family friendly. It’s just as you enter Barnoldswick when coming from Skipton. I see a lot of young un’s in there when I go.

  • 198 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:17 PM

    I’m never impressed by words people have Googled.
    Big hats on small heads.

  • 199 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:18 PM

    YMFB. You’ve given out enough information. If you are not this rob character – and frankly why is it so important? – then you have no need to explain yourself any further. Don’t get drawn in. You’ll never prove a negative, it can’t be done, so why bother trying. Either you are, or you are not this person. You say you ain’t, that’s good enough for me. The reason it’s good enough is because does it really matter what went on donkeys ago? Be yourself.

  • 200 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:21 PM

    Betty, laughing geezer. BandB, my mistake, i got it wrong. And see, saying so didn’t result in my head blowing off. More people should try it. 🙂

  • 201 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:22 PM

    So then BandB, you don’t slag anyone off then, oh orkay.

  • 202 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:22 PM

    FFS Burnley.
    Do as Bobby advises.
    Apart from the Be Yourself bit.

  • 203 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:23 PM

    Bobby

    You’re probably right, the fact I’m being so defensive about the whole situation does seem to make me guilty. *sigh*

  • 204 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:25 PM

    Good God Welshie….
    It’s a blog………
    And no, and I never slag people off.
    I’m always nice.
    And, of course, I’m never wrong.
    Just like you and everyone else.

  • 205 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:26 PM

    Tsunki, chubby brown’s neice was my nurse when i was in hospital. She had photos of them all on holiday. She said he was nothing like on stage. In his very early days he used to play in little places. I was in Richmond cricket club one night, only the second time i’d seen him. I was at the bar and this bloke was quietly having a pint. ‘ come to see chubby? ‘ i asked. You’ve guessed it. It was chubby! Not even looks like the same bloke! 🙂

  • 206 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:27 PM

    Ok bb.

  • 207 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:28 PM

    There’s too many B and B

    BandB
    BobbyBee
    Blackley and Brownlie

    Can at least two of you change your names.

  • 208 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:28 PM

    I agree Bobs.
    Your head is remarkably intact.
    Well done!

  • 209 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:29 PM

    You are so cute when you are angry.

  • 210 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:30 PM

    I’d hate to have to scramble out on the boot in my pink twin set to retrieve a bit.

  • 211 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:30 PM

    Thanks for calling me God, sir would have done.

  • 212 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:31 PM

    BandB, can i come off the naughty step now please? 😉

  • 213 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:31 PM

    Whatever Rob, and drop the Mr Observant chaff everyone knows that’s just your deflection. Play coy if you like but you shot your bolt a long long time ago. Your best move would have been to try another identity.

  • 214 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:33 PM

    Anyway I’m off, thinking of things to say tomorrow during the match so the total opposite happens.

    Goodnight everyone, BandB I like you really.

  • 215 Mister Tuff // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:34 PM

    YMFB got a five day trip from Snaygill just outside of Skipton going west. Idea is to get to Foulridge Tunnel -go through- turn around for the return journey.
    Got no idea when we are going to arrive anywhere -the missus and the lille’un are “the crew” operating the locks and swing bridges. Will be checking out Gargrave and Bar’ick (supper or lunch for the missus to keep her happy). Will be checking out the Cross Keys at East Marston – right beside the canal – looks decent.

  • 216 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:34 PM

    Anyway Rob, what does a crank like you get out of constantly popping up like a weed on this blog? You must be a loner. Grandma hasn’t kicked you out yet then?

  • 217 Ibizatoon // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:36 PM

    Welsh…How about you go with what an amazing manager Pardew is and how he should get the 3 points?

    For the first time, it could be useful.

  • 218 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:36 PM

    Of course Bobs.
    I think we’d like each other in real life Bobs.
    Just as long as you understand the Great Blog Takeover …..is over 🙂
    I like the Summer of Love and the musical memories.
    We should do more of it, as music, they say, calms the savage breast.
    Though I can’t remember Rik Mayall and the Bluesbreakers.

  • 219 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:37 PM

    Funny but your TFL character used to nudge up to me like a puppy, did my disappointment at you turning out to be a loon and a fraud turn you sour?

  • 220 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:37 PM

    Righty ho, time for my session of you tube to find out what’s really happening in the world. Do people realise that the reality is that every single mainstream media outlet in the entire world is controlled by five corparations? They tell you what they want to think. Be a free thinker. Open your minds. 😉

  • 221 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:38 PM

    Yeah welshie will you be Cheering for your hero tomorrow? Answer, I dare you. No breath holding of course.

  • 222 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:39 PM

    I’m not going to do that because what you see is who I am. I don’t need you to like me, that’s not going to make me make a new account. I have never made new accounts for no good reason, I only did it because of the loss of passwords, I first joined when I was 16 at which time I was in school with more important things to remember. But anyway, can we just ignore each other now for the sake of the blog?

  • 223 Bobbybee // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:39 PM

    BandB, we have more in common than differences. Got to admit, i’d never heard of the bluesmakers either. G’Night everybody.

  • 224 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:41 PM

    Welshie…….. What are the only Bees that produce milk?

    Boobies.

  • 225 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:41 PM

    Ah alright then Tuff. I like cross Keys, the one in barlick that is. Have a good time when you’re down here anyway.

  • 226 Ibizatoon // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:41 PM

    Ha ha, that gave me a chuckle.

    Nothing personal YoungMag.

    Everyone else remember the days when they had things to remember? Important things. At 16. Good job that gets easier as you get older.

  • 227 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:42 PM

    And sorry to come back as such a complete arse.
    It was indeed, brash.
    But I got everyone’s attention in record time.
    And it was important that I was ganged up on yesterday. Absolutely crucial.
    To turn the tables, you sometimes have to turn over over some tables.

  • 228 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:42 PM

    Ymfb them ignore me first. I’ve no time for creeps who not only stalk with multiple accounts but try to pin random ones on me.

  • 229 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:43 PM

    Tsunki

    One word

    NO

    Does that answer your stupid question.

  • 230 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:43 PM

    Ibiza – maybe it was writing his memoirs?

    😀

  • 231 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:44 PM

    Welsh yes. Yes it does. Thank you.

  • 232 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:44 PM

    BandB

    Who was ganging up.

  • 233 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:45 PM

    Betty

    That joke was worse than mine.

    Ha ha ha

  • 234 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:46 PM

    Same could be said for you mate. You’re pinning random ones on me with no proof but accusations. Ok, I will ignore you since you seemingly aren’t mature enough to do it first.

  • 235 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:47 PM

    Welsh another stupid, stupid question.

    If palace win tomorrow, what will you be commenting about Pardew and the fact he is no longer our Manager? Stupid I know, but just curious.

  • 236 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:47 PM

    Ymfb please refer to post 238

  • 237 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:47 PM

    Welsh

    If you want to bait a line, babe, don’t use your Teddy Bear.
    Like the rest of you, it might be just too big to swallow.

  • 238 Ibizatoon // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    Tsunki…”It”? Come now. Even “they were” would be less offensive.

  • 239 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    Pfffffffffffffft, my G.C.S.E’s that kinda determine my life. But yeah, blog passwords are much more important.

  • 240 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    Which was actually 228.

  • 241 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:50 PM

    …I figured.

  • 242 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:50 PM

    Ibiza – referring to his task of attending to something more important, it was that “it” I was alluding to

  • 243 Ibizatoon // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:50 PM

    BandB…Nice of you to clean up after yourself mind.

    Nothing worse than people flinging tables then buggering off.

  • 244 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:51 PM

    BandB. As in a table ender?

  • 245 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:51 PM

    Gcse’s determine your life? Ha ha ha dear oh dear you are young after all.

  • 246 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:52 PM

    Tsunki

    I though the idea of referring someone to a post you hadn’t yet written was a brilliant idea.
    In future I will constantly refer people to punchlines hanging in the future.
    What exquisite torcher….

  • 247 welshgeordie9 // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:52 PM

    BandB

    You’re so kind, thanks honey.

  • 248 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:53 PM

    betty

    You’ve stopped being funny.
    By comparison.

  • 249 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:54 PM

    I wonder if post 100 could refer someone to post 200?

  • 250 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:54 PM

    Well, not entirely, but at my young age trying to get a job requires good grades. That can set me on my way. Are you suggesting that someone who comes out of school with no gcse’s will have a better life then someone who comes out with great ones? Maybe, but in terms of income they would have to get extremely lucky.

  • 251 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:54 PM

    BandB by the time I realised I was pointing to the future, someone else posted there and beat me to it. Reactions are disappoingtly dulled with advancing age.

  • 252 bettyswallocks // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:55 PM

    That’s me done. BandB turning over over the table will be my memory of this most enjoyable evening. Great craic everybody.

  • 253 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:56 PM

    Bye Bye Birdieswallocks

  • 254 Ibizatoon // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:56 PM

    Tsunki…Ah. I see. Then, ermm, well, ho ho.

    YoungMag…I did request you not take it personally. It was just the idea that it was harder to remember things when you were younger. Generally the memory goes as you get older.

    Twas just a joke, not even aimed at you.

  • 255 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:56 PM

    @249 – you have to admit it would build anticipation. Ed might want to know about this idea.

    Ymfb – the range of naivete in your last post is far beyond the scope of this blog to address much less correct. Bon Nuit.

  • 256 BandB // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:57 PM

    Do it again Tsunki.
    Otherwise I’m having it.

  • 257 GeordieTwo // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:58 PM

    Did you lot know that Germany produces 30% of it’s power with black magic? I did not know that previously. Thank you beermonkey for sharing that……

  • 258 Tsunki // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:58 PM

    That “Young Age” is becoming more and more likely to be North of 45 with a 50″ waist. Later everyone. 🙂

  • 259 GeordieTwo // Apr 29, 2016 at 11:59 PM

    Sorry. I didn’t mean to interrupt whatever you lot were discussing but that news really shook me up. What else don’t I know about…..Hmmm. Wait, don’t go yet beermonkey!

  • 260 Ibizatoon // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:00 AM

    I just can’t think about “luck” the same since last May.

    I’m just not sure I know what it means anymore, or how one gets any.

    Mike says we make it.

  • 261 Tsunki // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:00 AM

    BandB – see my post 550 of 16th June 2017. I think it tells you all you need to know. 🙂

  • 262 Tsunki // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:01 AM

    …btw it’s in the article entitled “Look – Pardew’s gone, can we just get on with our lives, people?”

  • 263 BandB // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:02 AM

    In India.
    It’s poverty wage luck Ibiza.
    But they do stitch “Donnay” on it.

  • 264 GeordieTwo // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:02 AM

    No that’s incorrect Ibiza mate. The Swiss make it in an underground factory and sell it on the black market. Luck is not cheap my friend….

  • 265 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:02 AM

    I understand that Ibiza, it just seems like I’m getting attacked by every post headed my way, obviously that isn’t the case however I’m still sat here with my guard up.

    Yes it is naive Skunki. My view on that topic was very general without thinking. I take back what I had stated.

  • 266 Ibizatoon // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:03 AM

    Tsunki…I think you blew it there. No chance Ed will be saying that next year.

    One can hope, but I feel we’re setting ourselves up for major disappointment.

  • 267 GeordieTwo // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:03 AM

    That’s why we don’t have any. Mike couldn’t afford it. He was busy buying French wingers……

  • 268 Mister Tuff // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:03 AM

    BandB – earlier boot?? – boat? Pink twin set?

  • 269 BandB // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:03 AM

    God forbid that it’s still saying Ashley Out, Tsunki.
    Or Pardew Out…….

  • 270 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:05 AM

    Bobby
    I’ve not been on the Friday night razzle; I was at work and I’ve just got in. I was just pointing out that what you said about your view not affecting the reality on the pitch is exactly the point some of us were making to you but you wouldn’t have it. I didn’t know whom you had in mind the other day. The only person I can think of who is likely to say they’d rather see us relegated is Ruddy, but I didn’t see him on. I’m not trying to rake it up. Your comment prompted mine.

  • 271 BandB // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:05 AM

    Jackie Kennedy, Tuff.
    Retrieving a piece of exploded skull.
    Unfortunately, its previous owner was already brain dead.

  • 272 GeordieTwo // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:07 AM

    Well I hope by now jesper is feeling really, really bad about not coming back on here Ibiza. I hope he is just wracked with guilt. Just sitting there reading the posts and not replying. It’s inhuman!!! How can he do it?….. Unbelievable…..Harrumph.

  • 273 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:11 AM

    Jib // Apr 29, 2016 at 9:32 PM

    Blackley
    Your crassness is awsome !
    The Orion correlation theory regarding the pyramids has been debated in many places – at least twice on BBC 4 that I can recall.

    *************************************************

    Jib. That would be “awesome” with an “e”. I bet you wish you had never appointed yourself as the spelling police.

    I’ve seen those programmes on Discovery. You must view these things with an open mind. I do this and then declare them bunkum.

  • 274 Ibizatoon // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:12 AM

    G2…Mike is never “busy buying” footballers. Honestly. You can’t expect me to now take your comments on where luck is made seriously?

    BandB…I’ve never been. Do they do tours to luck factories and such??

    YoungMag…Quite clearly, you’re not getting it in all posts directed at you.

    Something stinks (I don’t think it’s me. I just checked). You may have just walked past the mess, but you still need a shower.

    What you do with that. I have no idea. If you figure out what it means, do let me know.

    Right then, it might be bed time. It best be. Work in 5 hours. Urggh. Hopefully a nice lift in the afternoon, with news of 3 points. Won’t be watching as I have clients arriving, but I expect a fair and balanced critique to be forthcoming on here. It has to happen one day.

    Goodnight everybody.

    HWTL & HWTF

  • 275 YoungMagpieFromBurnley // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:17 AM

    Ohhhhhhhhhh ibiza you’ve just reminded me that I’ll miss the match aswell. Man I’m gutted, working on a Saturday sucks.

  • 276 Obertans_on_roids // Apr 30, 2016 at 12:25 AM

    It will take 7 points to stay up.
    Can see one of the other two picking up at least 5 points from 12 add to that our inferior goal difference we need 7.

    I woke in a sweat last week fully convinced Villa had just beaten us 5-0.
    Need to lay off the narcotics hahah




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