Will Debuchy be teaming up with his mate again?

The long running saga that has become the Mathieu Debuchy transfer fiasco looks like it may finally be coming to an end.

Last week Debuchy spoke to the press and revealed that he was less than impressed with not being allowed to leave Lille after 20 years of faultless service.

This led to coach Rudi Garcia finally admitting defeat in his bid to keep Debuchy at the club although he remained adamant that the France international wouldn’t be going anywhere until a suitable replacement had been found, again much to the annoyance of Debuchy as he felt the club were deliberately dragging their heels over finding a new right-back.

However it seems as thought things have changed on that front and Lille have now signed 20-year-old Djibril Sidibe from Troyes as a replacement for the now certain to be departing Debuchy. To give another indication of things progressing with Debuchy, he also failed to turn up for his first day of pre-season training after being given an extended break after Euro 2012.

I’m actually pretty confident of this transfer happening. From his best mate Yohan Cabaye telling him to come and join him at Newcastle, to Debuchy even saying that joining us was one of his priorities and that Lille shouldn’t be looking for big money for him, and even Alan Pardew saying ages ago that we were looking to sign one of Cabaye’s closest friends, it just all seems to be adding up.

Of course a fee is yet to be agreed between the two clubs, that we know of, and I’m not one to knickertwist or bemoan our offers and describe them as “lowballing” like some do, but I firmly believe that things are further on than is being made out with this deal.

What do you think?


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  1. 1
    richietoon says:

    Feckin hope so…I reckon the fee may already be agreed….or maybe not. That should qualify me to be a twitter “ITK” :mrgreen:

  2. 2
    Andymag says:

    Bout time this saga came to an end

  3. 3
    JJ says:

    Richie, was just about to say something, until I realised it was Monday :lol:

  4. 4
    Andymag says:

    Your house buying is the mirror situation of the Debuchy Saga ;-)

  5. 5
    richietoon says:

    JJ :mrgreen:

    Andy…I suspect we’ll get 3 signings in before I get a house :roll:

  6. 6
    Andymag says:

    It will be at least 4 days before he signs though as we only make signings on Fridays :lol:

  7. 7
    Andymag says:

    Depends if the house sellers(or you) are as tight as Mike Ashley ;-)

  8. 8
    Andymag says:

    Did anyone watch soccer am from a couple of days ago(was 6-8months old one)? Simpson was asked about his Newcastle teammates, typical things
    “who’s the fastest?”
    “Who’s the most skilled?”
    “Who’s the most intelligent?”
    But then they asked “who’s the ‘longest’ in the shower( :| )?”
    “Lovenkrance… :lol: …yeah.. :lol: … he’s pretty long”

  9. 9
    aussie magpie fan says:

    This a smoke screen, we aren’t trying to sign anyone.. when will you all wake up and smell the coffee…

  10. 10
    Andymag says:

    Someone woke up on the wrong side of the world this morning :lol: ;-)

  11. 11
    NUFCgt says:

    be great to get him! What will his wages be like? :?: :smile:

  12. 12
    aussie magpie fan says:

    Andy :-)

  13. 13
    belter99 says:

    This window could either be one of the worst in a while or the best we have ever had.

    If any deals are to be done they will be made a week or two before the window shuts as selling clubs realise they need to get rid if they are ever to get anything for their prize possession.

    Worst case scenario –

    We get a few more academy players through the door.

    Best case scenario –

    We get Debuchy, Anita, Carroll, Douglas and a few more academy players.

    What I expect –

    We hold onto all of our current squad except Simpson and bring in Debuchy, not much more.

    No matter what happens other clubs know they can’t rip us off anymore :mrgreen:

  14. 14
    belter99 says:

    P.s. anyone see the evening with Pardew and Carver 13th Aug at St James’, tickets £32. Could be interesting. You can ask them questions.

    Bet you get one idiot asking when is the club going to spend some of the Andy Carroll money :lol:

    Hope I haven’t offended anyone who has posed this question before :lol:

  15. 15
    richietoon says:

    You haven’t offended, but do you know the answer? :lol:

  16. 16
    Chris G says:

    It looks like the story about Debuchy failing to turn up for training was false. L’Equipe is reporting that he did join up with his team mates again this morning:

  17. 17
    belter99 says:

    errrrm…. because other club over valuate their players :lol:

  18. 18
    Johno Toon says:

    richietoon says:
    July 23, 2012 at 14:25
    Feckin hope so…I reckon the fee may already be agreed….or maybe not. That should qualify me to be a twitter “ITK”

    The best ‘ITK’ oN Twitter is CNarr07! He is always ont he money :)

  19. 19
    belter99 says:

    Chris G. That article says Lille have found a fullback. Hopefully one to replace Debuchy meaning the switch is more likely to go through now.

  20. 20
    Andymag says:

    You guys seen we’ve been linked with a £3-5m move for Ryan Babel(ex Liverpool) Hoffenheim winger/striker. Would be a good back-up striker/winger and is apparently willing to take a pay cut. Though my money is on him going to Swansea.

  21. 21
    belter99 says:

    This article already mentions Lille’s new full back, ignore my last post #rambling

  22. 22
    Troy Stavers says:

    I fancy this one coming off.

    Haven’t seen him play and I won’t take a blind bit of notice of the expected drooling that occurs over every transfer. They never live up to the dreamers expectations.

    I will decide once I’ve seen him for 6 months.

  23. 23
    Troy Stavers says:


    I’ve heard Solano play the last post a few times on here with his trumpet. It looks ridiculous tho when soap bubbles are coming out the end and he’s trying to make a serious point. :lol:

  24. 24
    Troy Stavers says:

    I can predict Aussies next post.

    Debuchy is an extremely talented player and I rate him as one of the most gifted footballers ever seen.
    He will take the premier by storm. I predicted the same about Cabaye. :lol:

  25. 25
    Troy Stavers says:

    You say;
    No matter what happens other clubs know they can’t rip us off anymore.

    They also know they won’t be ripped off by us again after the Carroll transfer. :shock:

  26. 26
    belter99 says:

    I think I know what you mean Troy :lol:

  27. 27
    belter99 says:

    @ Troy

    That also could work for us as no one really wants to bid a ridiculous fee for one of our players meaning we aren’t under as much threat of losing our stars.

  28. 28
    kimtoon says:

    Andy@20 Liverpool forums seem to think Babel is returning to them . ;-)

  29. 29
    kimtoon says:

    So now that Debuchy is free to leave it’s just a case of which clubs out of the two bid the highest .it’s not a forgone conclusion he’s on his way here .

  30. 30
    richietoon says:

    Kim…It would make no difference who bids highest if the player doesn’t want to go there though ;-)

  31. 31
    kimtoon says:

    Richie ,if our bids not high enough ,I suppose he’ll just stay there will he. :???:

  32. 32
    SolanosTrumpet says:

    Troll saw your comments on past toon heroes on last post today. actually agree with a lot of them. Do you reckon the difference between the examples you gave and Carroll is how they exited? don’t think i would begrudge anyone in the world a move from here. but with Carroll/barton/enrique it was all the tosh with it. just move for ambition/ money whatever and shut up. thy all tried to play on fans hate of the board to justify their moves. “forced out, no ambitions etc”.

    Would be very confused if debuchy signed now. dont understand why we’ve been playing santon rb in the friendlies.

  33. 33
    SolanosTrumpet says:

    I don’t believe ba is going anywhere. he was available for free last year and there were no takers. As people have said about our transfers, why wouldn’t someone swoop for ba earlier? no transfer negotiations needed so couldve had a full pre season at a new club.

  34. 34
    richietoon says:

    Kim… That’s not what I said is it? The player is the one who decides where he plays his football not the selling club, if the club he really wants to go to does not make an offer that the selling club find suitable then he’ll either try and force through a move, go to the next option if they’ve had a bid accepted, or stay where he is and the club could potentially be left with an unhappy player , either way it’s still the players decision….which is all I was saying ;-)

  35. 35
    SolanosTrumpet says:

    Actually richie what usually happens if a player doesn’t want to go to a club that has had a bid rejected for them. is he hands in a transfer request at gun point, gets bustled into a helicopter and skips his way to sign a contract. all the while “forced” ;-)

  36. 36
    kimtoon says:

    Richie @34 Feck me man ,don’t bite me head off ,I was only asking a question. :sad:

  37. 37
    doitforsirbobby says:

    ST lets not be daft here. AC didnt wanna leave; what geordie lad would? he got offered double the money he was on. we didnt match

    so he left

    what would you do?

    im happy we sold him as we have used the money well, but i know for a fact the lad never wanted to leave us

  38. 38
    Newkie says:

    Aboot bloody time. One good CB and keep all our remaining players (apart from loans) and I’ll be very happy ;-)

  39. 39
    andymag says:

    Yeah but they’re deluded idiots and so I dont usually take them seriously :lol: ;-)

  40. 40
    Troy Stavers says:


    When the club decides they want the transfer fee and won’t talk over a new contract then it’s in the best interest of all to move on, even of you love the club you are playing for.

    Some can’t grasp that concept. ;-)

  41. 41
    richietoon says:

    Kim…I’d never bite ya head off ;-) thought you were being sarky @31, sorry :oops:

  42. 42
    Big Dave says:

    It’s about time we got a 1st teamer in the window, so just hurry up.
    Kim I see Big nasty Richie is picking on yeah, don’t take it to heart he’s just making the most of it being a monday.
    Seems a lot of people are a bit touchy today I seen a few were tag teaming Troy earlier

  43. 43
    richietoon says:

    Dave….I’d never intentionally be nasty to Kim….but you can go feck yesel ;-) :lol:

  44. 44
    icedog says:

    look you cannot pick on richie on a monday,let the fine young fellow alone ;-)

  45. 45
    Big Dave says:

    Richie you big bully :oops: picking on a lady, wait till Ice hears about this :lol:
    Kim see atleast Richie is big enough to apologise to you, now that is what a real man does.

  46. 46
    Rodzilla says:

    Brian Rabble is a load of shit. I fucking hope we’re not after him.

  47. 47
    richietoon says:

    Dave…I blame my inexcusable behaviour on the fact that people were talking about Greggs’ and I can’t get one :cry:

    Rodz…I think you’re being a bit kind to BR there like.

  48. 48
    Rodzilla says:

    :lol: …just don’t rate him at all Richie. All mouth and no trousers.

    ….on your inexcusable behaviour, that’s a bit of a half-baked excuse. :shock:

  49. 49
    kimtoon says:

    Richie, nah mate ,it’s too piggin hot for sarcasm :lol: Was a genuine question as he’d be in a pickle what with declaring his wish to come to us like. ;-)

    Dave@42 Been a strange old day mate. Went to hospital with me mum for her rectal camera exam to see how bad the tumour is ,only to be told she ain’tgot a tumour after all and oops the CT scan was wrong. :shock: So I’m kind of elated and fuming at the same time as we all been upset for over 3 weeks since her scan result . Oh well alls well that ends well . :grin:

  50. 50
    kimtoon says:

    Andy @39 ,yeah know what you mean :lol:

  51. 51
    Troy Stavers says:

    @Big Dave

    It’s water off a ducks back. I love passing on my knowledge. I see myself as teacher and these are my pupils. :razz:

    B&B is doing detention. :lol:

  52. 52
    Big Dave says:

    Ice I know its his day off but if he’s going to start throwing his massive weight about, maybe we’ll drop his day off :grin:

  53. 53
    Rodzilla says:

    fucking hell Kim, that’s a reet balls up. Telling someone they have the big C, and then pull the “just kidding” card out three weeks later! Glad they were wrong the first time anyway!

  54. 54
    richietoon says:

    Rodz…..ya could earn a crust with ya little puns ;-)

    Kim ;-) Great news about ya Mam, just enjoy the news for now, get angry with the feckers at a later date :grin:

    I reckon the deal for Debuchy is as good as done…or should that be, I “hope” it is :|

  55. 55
    Troy Stavers says:


    I hate that kind of toilet tumour. :shock:

    Good news. ;-)

  56. 56
    kimtoon says:

    Rod ,It’s only the fact that the sun is shining and we might get Debuchy that prvented me lamping the Consultant. ;-)

  57. 57
    richietoon says:

    Dave…that really hurts :cry: :cry:

  58. 58
    Rodzilla says:

    yeah Kim, must’ve been a funny situation, one half of you wants to go fucking mental with anger, but the other half is too elated with relief to let you. Nice one anyway. :cool:

    …Richie, that would be nice, but it’s a bit pie in the sky. :|
    (reet that’s enough)

  59. 59
    Big Dave says:

    sorry Richie ;-)
    Kim brilliant news but I understand how you feel .
    Troy I know your big enough mate now that your back to your fighting weight ;-)

  60. 60
    SolanosTrumpet says:

    Do it for sir bobby. yeah i don’t begrudge him that, as you say, fair enough, just don’t blame the club when it’s your own choice. that’s why he lost so much respect imo.

  61. 61
    richietoon says:

    Rodz….Aye ya reet enough is enough, ya’d never make enough dough at it anyway :roll:

  62. 62
    Rodzilla says:

    …guess I’d be better off doing something more unsavoury :oops:

  63. 63
    Rodzilla says:

    …on topic, anyone else think we might be interested in Debuchy for a more forward role? I.E. RW? As ST pointed out earlier, Santon seems to be our preferred RB. It’s the LB position that needs more attention. Unless of course Santon is just filling in at RB for now until Debuchy arrives :?:

  64. 64
    Rodzilla says:

    …we’ve got Simpson, Santon, Perch, (Raylor), and Tavernier to fill RB (as well as Jonas). It all looks a bit lop sided to me.

  65. 65
    Big Dave says:

    Rodz I can’t really understand it as I know he has covered as a CB before so why not leave Simmo at LB instead of trying him as CB :?:

  66. 66
    Troy Stavers says:

    Has Debuchy signed like???

    He’s playing for us according to Wikipedia :shock:

  67. 67
    premandup says:

    Must admit haven’t seen the point of Simpson @ CB in preseason games. Should have bought that Aussie Good and played him.

  68. 68
    Rodzilla says:

    Dave, fark knows mate, it’s been like Mike Reid’s Runaraound with our back four over the last couple of seasons. :lol:

    Troy it appears the wiki-imps have been at it already :lol:

    Prem, maybe he’s just been bunged in there because Pardew knows he’s off anyway, and he wants to try the ‘stayers’ out in more realistic positions?

  69. 69
    richietoon says:

    Rodz….It’s better than loafing around at home, give it a go, it’s the yeast you could do, just don’t steak everything you have on it :roll: ….reet I’m out :lol:

  70. 70
    richietoon says:

    Raanaround Nah :lol: classic

  71. 71
    richietoon says:

    Raanaround Nah :lol: classic

  72. 72
    Rodzilla says:

    Richie, get a loaf man. I’m pasty caring now. :roll:

  73. 73
    richietoon says:

    oops dunno how that happened :roll:

  74. 74
    Rodzilla says:

    ….glad you remembered it Richie, was gona post a link up but they’re too long on yeetube. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  75. 75
    richietoon says:

    Rodz…So you don’t need anymore, ya ruff puff :lol:

    I can’t remember it myself, but Ice told me about it ;-)

  76. 76
    richietoon says:

    *knead anymore” :roll: :oops:

  77. 77
    icedog says:

    RICHIE calm doon mate,anyway they have stopped making 24in pies for snacks,missed oot again ime afraid ;-)

  78. 78
    Rodzilla says:

    oooh, such a shame Richie, that could’ve been the icing on the cake. So excited about your pun you overlooked the spelling :razz: . All good fun though, just oven a laugh fahrenheits entertainment, taking the patisserie. :shock:

  79. 79
    icedog says:

    DAVE@52 thats bad crack mate,you think he could be a women beater when hes hungry?he will get it t/morrow,but if your voteing to take his monday away so be it ;-)

  80. 80
    icedog says:

    ROD want nee spelling police on here mate,shame on yer ;-)

  81. 81
    Big Dave says:

    Ice @ 79 aye I was thinking about it as he seems to be getting very cocky on a monday, he near ate poor Kims head off for nowt :shock: but atleast he had the sense to rein it back in and say sorry to her. maybe we’ll give it a bye ball and see how he gets on from now, but that is his 1st strike ;-)

  82. 82
    icedog says:

    ok captain we will hold fire,for now ;-)

  83. 83
    richietoon says:


  84. 84
    richietoon says:

    Rodz…Aye I got a bit carried away, getting too excited can often result with a bun in the oven :shock:

  85. 85
    Big Dave says:

    Richie @ 84 its better than a toad in the hole :lol:

  86. 86
    richietoon says:

    Dave… :lol: :lol: ya get warts from that….according to Jay :lol:

  87. 87
    richietoon says:

    WT making some new friends with his latest offering :lol:

  88. 88
    Rodzilla says:


    G4S security gone I see.
    Very much doubt them opera ponces could feyt tha way oot a paper bag anyway.

  89. 89
    Rodzilla says:

    …Ice, it was Richie who corrected his own spelling mate. A divnt dee that shit nee more, although I do have to hold myself back frequently with all the ‘must of’s and ‘definately’s kicking aboot :lol: I’ll only start picking holes in spelling/grammar if the poster is being a nobheed though. ;-)

    …I did notice Chuck’s earlier post was riddled with flaws, but it seems he got enough grief from others anyway. Bless. :lol:

  90. 90
    richietoon says:

    Rodz…Ice is overly protective of me on Mondays….except of course when he’s sticking the knife in me himself :|

  91. 91
    Munich Mag says:

    Richietoon, instead of lying round in bed, you should have been on here yesterday, I was fighting your corner mate… :roll:

  92. 92
    icedog says:

    MM i look forward to the day your sober,might be a long wait i know ;-)

  93. 93
    Munich Mag says:

    Andymag Ryan Babbel was useless at Liverpool, useless at Hoffenheim, we don’t need him being useless at the toon… :sad:

  94. 94
    Munich Mag says:

    Icedog….are you envious big man ? :oops:

  95. 95
    richietoon says:

    MM…Cheers fella ;-) had currywurst mit pommes und mayo for me bait the neet :mrgreen:

    Time for a can and a short musical interlude methinks

  96. 96
    icedog says:

    MM saying nowt mate :lol:

  97. 97
    Rodzilla says:

    choon :cool:

  98. 98
    Munich Mag says:

    Richie, currywurst mit pommes und mayo is staple scran in Schalke country… it’s hard to come by here in Bayern, but luvly jubly all the same… ;-)

  99. 99
    Munich Mag says:

    Richietoon, I bet you’re happy that it’s Monday, and be nice to Richietoon day, and that Icedog can pick on me instead. :lol: :lol:

  100. 100
    richietoon says:

    MM…have to make me own curry ketchup…whey when I say make a mix a load of curry powder wi ketchup :mrgreen: …..unless I go the little imbiss here and get the real stuff like ;-)

    Rodz :cool:

  101. 101
    Rodzilla says:

    …you’ve just made me put Nobody’s Heroes CD on Richie.

    …funny like, I’ve got a Cambridge Audio CD player but every time I put a CD in it says Reading. Bit of a geographical anomaly gan urn there like. :???:

  102. 102
    richietoon says:

    MM…he still has the odd dig like, can’t help himself can ya Ice? ;-)

  103. 103
    Rodzilla says:

    …while we’re talking condiments. I discovered a mighty fine burger sauce the other day. 2 parts mayo, 1 part ketchup, 1 part yellow mustard (the light stuff, French’s), handful of finely chopped dill gherkins. Mix it together. Bonza!

  104. 104
    Rodzilla says:

    …curry ketchup soonds rank like :oops:

  105. 105
    richietoon says:

    Rodz..posh fecker…..I’ve got me little Sony one that come free with the telly to play mine on, Nobody’s Heroes… classic :grin:

  106. 106
    Munich Mag says:

    Rodzilla@103, mix that with twelve pints of guinness, light the blue touch paper and stand back… :roll:

  107. 107
    Big Dave says:

    Richie @ 87 the guy never learns :lol: :lol:

  108. 108
    icedog says:

    RICHIE not on mondays mate read past comments,perish the thoughts man of honor me,mind dave has been telling me bad things about you,now that german import is a diff storey,turned into a reet square heed wants to get back here before its to late :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:

  109. 109
    richietoon says:

    Rodz.. and I thought you were a well travelled lad, you ain’t lived till you’ve had a currywurst……though strangely enough I hardly ever had it when I was in Germany, more of a “gyros” lad when pished.

  110. 110
    Munich Mag says:

    Icedog, you’ve never been the same since worky bitch slapped you the other day… :lol: :lol: I bet you wish it was Tuesday soon… :lol:

  111. 111
    Big Dave says:

    Rod @ 103 would it not be easier to buy thousand island or soutwest sauce :lol:

  112. 112
    richietoon says:

    Dave…he really knows how to make friends like :lol:

  113. 113
    Rodzilla says:

    oooh MM, Guinness, now that’s the work of the devil my friend. You’ll not catch me mixing Rod’s Special Sauce with that monster. :shock:

    …acquired taste I’m sure, but not yet an acquisition of mine. Piss weak and tastes like liquefied tramps’ underpants.

    Each to their own I guess!

  114. 114
    Munich Mag says:

    Lads, divent worry, Richietoon is just name dropping…gyros is just another word for kebab like…. staple diet in the toon though but…

  115. 115
    Munich Mag says:

    Rodzilla….ahhh happy days, liquefied tramps’ underpants, haven’t had a scoop of that for yonks… :cry:

  116. 116
    icedog says:

    MM never gan there mate got more taste,but there are sum that try to slum it over there and suck up chuckys ass ;-) ;-) :grin:

  117. 117
    Munich Mag says:

    Big D, have you noticed wor bairns are fettling all comers ower your way ?….Newcastle U17s 6 Pachuca U17s 0 in Ballymena…?

  118. 118
    richietoon says:

    MM…it’s nowt like kebab though really, a bit like the kebabs owa here are nowt like kebabs back home either :mrgreen:

    I think Gyros are the Greek version of the Turkish Doners….possibly.

  119. 119
    Munich Mag says:

    Ice….the lad is a worlds leading authority on all things toon… :lol: :lol: :lol:
    Must admit, he seems to have wound it in a bit though, not like the other couple of croutons… :lol:

  120. 120
    CC says:

    Anyone know is Amrabat a striker the lad who used to play for psv ??

  121. 121
    Rodzilla says:

    Dave@111, nah mate, it’s a different gravy. Give it a whirl. :shock:
    …thil be nee torning back! :cool:

  122. 122
    richietoon says:


  123. 123
    Munich Mag says:

    Richietoon, do you find the staple drinkers fodder like gyros and kebabs are challenging the tapas ower your way. I mean we’re all in the euro together now like… Cannot see Greggs pastys being challenged at all though… ;-)

  124. 124
    icedog says:

    MM just up your street the eh :lol: :lol: :lol:

  125. 125
    Munich Mag says:

    CC what about him mate ? Where’s he gannin’ ?

  126. 126
    richietoon says:

    MM….nah there’s a few over here but people tend to eat when there oot rather than stagger for a kebab later on.

  127. 127
    richietoon says:

    MM..he signed for Galatasaray a few days ago I think, unless it fell thru.

  128. 128
    Sharpy17 says:

    At the moment, all that has happened is that Lille have signed a new player .. I’m not getting too excited just yet. But I agree, it’s certainly promising as long as we get our finger out and get the job done now.
    Once he’s stood with Pardew, holding a toon top at SJP, then I’ll celebrate.

    I wouldn’t touch Babel with a barge poll personally like. He’s another Obertan IMO, lots of pace, lots of potential – very little end product.
    Besides, the way Marv and Sammi are looking in pre-season I don’t think we need him.

  129. 129
    Munich Mag says:

    According to Ed’s blog, Santoon has gotten himself into a half-nelson with a lass from the toon. Can only be good news ;-)

  130. 130
    CC says:

    Aye hes signed for galatasaray, Jus wondering if sky will stop trying to stir the shit with Demba now

  131. 131
    Big Dave says:

    MM @ 107 no mate didn’t know :oops:

  132. 132
    richietoon says:

    Sharpy…I’d prefer he wasn’t photo’d with Pards as he’ll be in Portugal and don’t wanna wait until next week ;-)

  133. 133
    Munich Mag says:

    Sharpy17 don’t rate Babel either, but he’d be a canny squad player for 3 mill…

  134. 134
    Munich Mag says:

    Big D, git yersel over to NUFC.com mate… have a skeg…

  135. 135
    Munich Mag says:

    CC…Gala have just signed the good Altintop from Real Madrid. They’re trying to put a good side together, but on a sporting front Ba must be mental to go there. They pay crazy money though… :shock:

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    Rodzilla says:

    I ain’t commented on dot org for a long while now like, but I tend to take a back seat on all the blog politics shite. Far as I’m concerned Workyticket is a nice enough lad. I know a few on here think differently but I ain’t been in any slanging matches with him. It’s understandable he’ll fight his corner when under attack. Hahaha, crazy. :shock: ….I suppose it is politics at the end of the day. Both support the same cause, but from different standpoints.

    …I don’t have any blog loyalties, it just so happens I ended up on here cos I recognised more names from the Great Ed Blog Exodus of 2008.

    Lucky Toonsy! :cool:

  137. 137
    richietoon says:

    MM…we’ve already done the Santon bit, reckon it’s Zoe as she hasn’t been on for a while and she did have a thing for him ;-)

  138. 138
    Rodzilla says:

    MM, honestly think pursuit of Babelfish is a waste of time. I’d rather give our younger players a chance than take him on board.

  139. 139
    richietoon says:

    Rodz….Nowt to do with blog politics, more to do with quite a few on here being duped of some of our hard earned by the “nice enough lad” ;-)

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    CC says:


    Im not even sure theres owt in it mate, The link died down weeks back when their president said they wouldnt be signing him.

    Then out of the blue yesterday ssn started stirring the shite again, Just want to get to the 1st and we can concentrate on bringing players in without this fecking clause hanging over us…

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    Munich Mag says:

    Richietoon, do you reckon Kimtoon has a longing for Santoon ? He’s a handsome young lad that’s for sure.

  142. 142
    richietoon says:

    Munich… I don’t know about Kim, but you seem canny keen :lol:

  143. 143
    Munich Mag says:

    CC I agree with Demba Ba mate. I’ll be happy on the 1st, when everything is past and gone.

    At the end of the day our big hitters will always be of interest to the other top clubs. It’s a lot better than a few years ago when we were squabbling and on the slide to relegation…

    Happy days nowadays as far as I’m concerned… :grin:

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    Big Dave says:

    Richie @ 139 then they got treated like shit for the privilege by the “nice enough lad” :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: and some even got banned for questioning it :shock:

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    Munich Mag says:

    Richietoon, you don’t need to bring that up…that phase of my life is errr… behind me… :roll:

  146. 146
    richietoon says:

    Dave…I would have mentioned that but didn’t want to come across as bitter ;-) :lol:

  147. 147
    Big Dave says:

    Richie have you not noticed a big change recently in MM I think he might be working for Jabba :grin:

  148. 148
    richietoon says:

    MM…he’s behind you?? :shock:

  149. 149
    Munich Mag says:

    Rodzilla, I agree with you the blogmaster is a canny lad, it’s just that he knaas nowt about football, and defends his bootboys who give it all out but cannot take it. Then he has the audacity to play the sob story poor lad card to try and turn it all on it’s head, deleting posts along the way to suit his own agenda… ;-) .

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    Rodzilla says:

    Richie, I did hear about some proceeds of some sort not proceeding through the correct procedure, or sumik.

    Hairy muff. I don’t know the details or circumstances. End of the day, if someone rips me off I get it back one way or another. Then all the birds sing their sweet tweety songs, and everyone loves each other again. :cool:

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    richietoon says:

    Dave…You may be right, there was a PR job going recently :lol:

  152. 152
    Munich Mag says:

    Big D, watch out for that MM mate, he’s probably working for Jabba… :sad:

  153. 153
    Munich Mag says:

    It’s after 10 o’clock, where’s Ice, is he tucked up with his Dallas DVD’s and ovaltine ? :sad:

  154. 154
    Munich Mag says:

    Richietoon@148 :shock: :shock:

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    icedog says:

    DAVE i have took notice with mm too,divnt worry mate ive got my eye on him ;-)

  156. 156
    richietoon says:

    Rodz… bit hard getting it back of someone ya don’t know though, an apology and admittance of wrong doing would have done me like, but neither happened. :roll:

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    Munich Mag says:

    To be honest, if Debuchy chooses the Toon over Inter Milan he needs his heed looking at….but a’ll be a happy camper for sure… ;-)

  158. 158
    Munich Mag says:

    Fortunately I didn’t get scammed, good job I’m a tight git… :lol:

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    icedog says:

    MM dont asume everybody watches the crap you do,and the day you can drink a bottle of j/d and still thread the eye of a needle you might get a brownie point ;-)

  160. 160
    richietoon says:

    MM…we’ve already heard tonight how much of a happy “camp”er you are :lol:

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    Big Dave says:

    Rich @ 151 ;-) your not as daft as some make out ;-)

    Ice @ 155 you would need to have eyes on the back of your head to watch him ;-)

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    Big Dave says:

    MM @ 158 you tight c@nt but a lucky tight c@nt :lol: I was going to say not a bit of wonder you got banned then I thought about it :oops:

  163. 163
    Munich Mag says:

    Richietoon@151, the pie-tasters job at the toon is up for grabs… :lol: …now the lad is a slimmed down version… :lol:

  164. 164
    Big Dave says:

    Richie have you been reading the #askMOwen stuff :lol:

  165. 165
    Munich Mag says:

    Icedog if I swalleyed a bottle of JD I’d be full board in the general for a week :lol: :lol:

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    richietoon says:

    MM…sounds the job for me, have to get them shipped over though :mrgreen:

  167. 167
    richietoon says:

    Dave…Aye I read some of it earlier…what a mug :lol:

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    Munich Mag says:

    G’night chapitos…need me beauty sleep…

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    Rodzilla says:

    MM, yeah I suppose deleting blog posts is definitely bad practice for a blogmaster. Vicious circle I guess. With regards to the ‘nahs nowt about football’ slant, I think Worky usually concentrates on the politics and historicals rather than the technical football arguments. There certainly seems to be more people knowledgeable of the game over here.

    …must admit, I crawl under my rock as soon as people start talking 3,4,2,1 and 3,3,2,1,1, chucking football buzzwords all over the place :smile: :razz: ….I don’t play the game, I just watch it. :cool:

  170. 170
    icedog says:

    RICHIE ill get batty to ship them owr for you,your a dead cert if you apply :grin:

  171. 171
    Big Dave says:

    MM I hear you need plenty of that :grin: well so batty said take it easy lad

  172. 172
    icedog says:

    MM@168 must be a long job that ;-)

  173. 173
    Axel says:

    Just read on Sky that the Footballing power house FLEETWOOD TOWN are lining up a loan bid for our ex twatterer Joey Barton :shock:

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    Rodzilla says:

    Richie@156, fair enough mate. I’d probably go down a political sabotage route in that case, but that’s just me. :lol:

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    icedog says:

    AXEL aye read that,thought dave might have said sumit hes a mate and plays golf with him ;-) :grin:

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    Rodzilla says:

    Axel, Fleetwood? Is that Rumours?

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    Sharpy17 says:

    Richie – no one likes a smart arse :evil: ;-)

    MM – not for me mate, think we have enough cover for the left side of midfield. I’d sooner use that money towards a right wing/striker type player. I know we have Benny but he’s more left footed and Im afraid I have very little faith in Obertan.
    I’d love to see us chase someone like Matt Phillips or Tom Ince from Blackpool or Nathan Redmond from Birmingham – quality young players. I know they would cost more than £3-5m but think they’d be worth the money and would offer more than Babel or Obertan

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    Big Dave says:

    Ice @ 175 when he left the toon he was no longer a mate of mine ;-)

    Rod it all went on when you were on a blog sabbatical ;-)

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    Rodzilla says:

    …think I can remember you filling me in on the details Dave actually. Anyway, yeah.

    Don’t believe them
    Don’t believe them
    Don’t be bitten twice
    You gotta suss, suss, suss, suss, suss out
    Suss suspect device! :shock:

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    Axel says:

    No ROD its on sky with quotes from jb himself , he is going to train with them to keep fit while he is banned and they want him until january on loan

  181. 181
    icedog says:

    SHARPY dont worry about MM must have been on the drink,he was another l/pool shite buy wouldnt want him in our ressie team never mind owt else

  182. 182
    Axel says:

    I agree ICEDOG the feker is useless would never get in ahead of who we already have for his position and the likes of Sammy and Ferguson would get in the reserve team ahead of him .

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    Rodzilla says:

    Sorry Axel, I was trying to be a funny cunt, one of ‘Fleetwood Mac’s’ most famous albums is called ‘Rumours’. haha, sorry :oops:

    …shit though, seriously, what the fuck has Joey Barton done to his career. You can’t go through life constantly apologising for fucking up. I stood up for JB while he was with us, but I think it’s a case of leopards and spots as far as our old chum is concerned. He’s at an age now where it should all be behind him. I guess he made his bed 6+ years ago. That kind of shit sticks. It takes a very strong will to ignore impulses, in Joey’s case violent ones. He’s always been a target, and for that he has my sympathy; but his self restraint is that of a rabid dog.

    Sad really.

  184. 184
    Sharpy17 says:

    Ice – didn’t Lpool pay a ridiculous price for him as well, seem to remember something like £10-15m or something like that.
    God I’d love to know how much money they have wasted on shit players in the last 10yrs or so.

  185. 185
    kimtoon says:

    Rod @183 ,Seems to me who ever Joey plays for he ends up being an Albatross around their neck. ;-)

  186. 186
    icedog says:

    SHARPy they have been chaseing the past for a long time spending a fortune on the way and imho they will still be chaseing this yr and for the next few years,not a jabba lover but would do it our way over there way,just wish he would pay that bit extra for quality ;-)

  187. 187
    Axel says:

    ROD agree m8 the daft feker should of sorted himself long ago ,its a shame he could of be a very good footballer if he got too grips with his demons .

  188. 188
    Rodzilla says:

    Some might say vulture, Kim, but an Albatross still indeed.
    (with masterful fretwork from Peter Green) :lol:

  189. 189
    icedog says:

    AXEL its a shame some waste the gift they have barton,gazza,best,ect ect :sad:

  190. 190
    Rodzilla says:

    Axel, fair play, I see you’ve thrown quite a few grammatical errors in there.
    I’m particularly drawn towards the badly placed comma. I love it! :razz:

  191. 191
    Big Dave says:

    Rod I can remember you being another one of the few that backed him up. TBH he was treated unfairly because 90% of people only ever heard one side of the stories and that was always the papers side. I tried a few times to give a reason for why he done this and that but some thought I was making stories up just to make him look less guilty.
    You should check out his web site as it will let people see some of the shit he has had threw at him http://www.joeybarton.com/

    But I do admit he has become a bit of a knob from he went on twitter but I always said that was him trying to promote himsel for after his footie

  192. 192
    kimtoon says:

    Rod ;-)

  193. 193
    Rodzilla says:

    …and I’m not ‘policing’ any spellings, Ice. I actually think it’s quite quaint the way you English folk colloquialise. I’m from Belgium myself. I’m the only one there.

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    andymag says:

    He bloody has a view on everything :lol: , fair on him to state that the site is for what he believes however contreversial it may be, still a knob though :mrgreen:

  195. 195
    Big Dave says:

    Andy I can remember a couple of yrs ago some were running him down for being a bully and a demon for stubbing the cigar out in the poor trainees eye. but when I said that he done it because the poor trainee had set fire to his shirt they said I was dreaming and just trying to stick up for him. well im glad now that he has made it all public as maybe people will hear his side aswell.

  196. 196
    Rodzilla says:

    Dave, I’ll check it out mate.
    No doubt in my mind he’s an intelligent bloke, and very charismatic. Self discipline and anger management seem to be the issue though. It’s all that ‘red mist’ shit I guess. He’s constantly under verbal attack which would drive even the sanest of us to some sort of retaliation I guess.

    …difference though, is most of us don’t play contact sports for a living. A highly-charged and physically aggressive occupation.

    Fucking hell, as much as I’ve just written him off in my previous posts, it must be fucking hard trying to shake off his ‘violent’ tag when so many cunts keep winding him up.

    ….stuck between a rock and a hard place. :???:


  197. 197
    Big Dave says:

    But then again when I said that Tugboat Nolan was the one that stirred up the shit between Carroll and Saylor because Tugboat was trying to push Saylor out of the team because of Saylors close links to Al, I was told that I was only saying that because I didn’t like Tugboat :roll: and that I should get behind Tugboat because he was one of the best caps we had and was far more loyal to the club than Saylor :lol: :lol: :lol:

  198. 198
    Newkie says:

    Aye, I always stood up for Joey as well but I think twitter was just a step too far, Barton just can’t ignore his ego and he was getting a lot of praise when he really should have just shut the fuck up and got on with it

  199. 199
    Big Dave says:

    Rod I do think he suffers from a bit of little man syndrome too :lol: :lol: as for trying to shake of tags yeah sometimes they can stick with you for yrs even if you have changed ;-)
    Some of the abuse he has had on twitter is really sickening but he deals with it well

  200. 200
    Axel says:

    BIG DAVE and ROD i see both your points of view and where you’s are coming from ie Barton , but he does too some extent bring it on himself going on Twitter and seeking the media with his out spoken views . I am all for people airing their views and have no problem with it , but maybe his advisors Should of got him more out of the limelight off the field with his reputation and history and told him too only let his football do the talking .

  201. 201
    Big Dave says:

    Newkie yeah he started to be really liked when people seen the real side of him on twitter at 1st. but I think the ego came with the amount of followers he was getting so he started playing up to it then became a real opinionated knob, but I think that is a front he is putting on to keep him in the spotlight for his after footie career

    Axel I agree with you

  202. 202
    Newkie says:

    Big Dave-Aye I actually got twitter just to follow him and a couple of the other nufc boys, but after a few months I got tired of him and the whole thing and haven’t been back since.

    Probably played a part in his deciding to fuck with the board as well, fans from every team, Arsenal, Spurs, Chelsea, even Manure were all like “ohh we want you with us” even if they were the minority and were being completely unrealistic, it definitely fed his ego.

  203. 203
    Axel says:

    well while we are on about a “bad boy ” what are your views on Gangster Ranger ? while i think he is a total knob head he does have a bit of talent . Is their nobody that can save the tw@ts carrier . Why do all these types not realise they were born with a gift ?

  204. 204
    Rodzilla says:

    Axel, I think when you’re talking about someone like Joey Barton, man-management doesn’t really come into the equation. Barton is his own man and won’t take shit from anyone. Of course he’ll spend time politely discussing shit over tea and scones, but away from the dinner table is hunting ground.
    He has an uncontrollable artistic impulse to react, and that will either:

    a) get him into trouble, or
    b) bring him acclaim

    …50/50 I guess.

    FUCK IT! :shock:

  205. 205
    Rodzilla says:

    Axel, Nile is very young still.

    …not even at cigar butt-flicking stage as far as JB’s tracklist is concerned.

    Suppose Nile has more shooters though.
    Always a bonus :cool:

  206. 206
    Rodzilla says:



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    Axel says:

    So just read on Sky Everton are letting Tim Cahill go for a nominal fee to the mls . One of their best players leaving is going too dent their chances of top 6 next season . Dont think Moyes will be happy with that one .

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  209. 209
    Big Dave says:

    Axel I was all for giving him chances before because I knew people had gave me chances when I was young and stupid, but you can only give people so many chances then they don’t respect you anymore and just think your a bit of a tool.
    But maybe just give him one more chance this season if Pards agrees :lol: :lol:

  210. 210
    Newkie says:

    Axel-During the CC season I thought Ranger showed amazing potential, certainly enough to be a better all round player than Carroll. When we were promoted and he came on he often did well, but for whatever reason his finishing became shite and he became more of a twat.

    Unfortunately we’re lumped with him for 5 odd years, i’d like to see him loaned out for 6 months or so and see if he changes his tune, but he’s fcked up so many times i wouldn’t be fussed if we shoved him out the door at the first opportunity.

  211. 211
    Big Dave says:

    Reet im outta here lads catch you’s tomorrow sometime

  212. 212
    Rodzilla says:

    haha, check oot Big ‘slippy’ Dave there!

    COME BACK DAVE, I wannan ithe kweam :evil:

  213. 213
    Rodzilla says:

    Newks, soz I’m gona namedrop here like, but when I was talking to Jesus about 3 years ago last April, he said Ranger was definitely the “one to watch” next season.

    …fuckin’ sack of spuds. Looked a gift horse in the mouth and saw a ghostly apparition of Tom Cruise in medieval costume.

    This is actually a true story.
    (names may have been changed to protect the innocent) :cool:

  214. 214
    Andymag says:

    The biggest mistake we made was giving that idiot a five year contract. Should have sold him to a CC club for just under a million in the January that Carroll left.

  215. 215
    Axel says:

    NEWKIE i agree with loaning him out , the trouble with the cunt is he got far too much far too quickly after joining us , a 2 year deal with a one sided option for us too add a couple of years would of been better than a 5 year deal . Given the talent he has i would say loan him out too a club in the lower reaches of the Football league or into scotland where he would have too graft and show him its a honour too be in the premiership and playing for a club that has top class facilities instead of having to train and play on wind swept water logged pitches and being clobbered in both training and matches by hard knocks . That could be the wake up call he needs .

  216. 216
    Rodzilla says:

    Axel et al, I think the problem with Ranger is he’s earned too much too young, and believes his own hype.
    I think he listens to too much of that rap music. :evil:

  217. 217
    Moreno says:

    When you look at his tweets and hear about his behaviour you see he is really negative aswell. Not an endearing trait and a good attitude to reach the top as a professional footballer :/

  218. 218
    Moreno says:

    Just creased for about 10 mins @213 :lol:

  219. 219
    Rodzilla says:

    Morenyer, it’s ahl these yunngins man, thi divnt nah thi born these days. :evil:

  220. 220
    Rodzilla says:

    …reet, whee wants a feyt? :twisted:

  221. 221
    Andymag says:

    Isnt Ranger getting 20k/pw? That’s more than Simpson :shock: :???:

  222. 222
    Rodzilla says:

    ….aggghhhh, (gargazzargle-flarg) Joey……Barton …..arrgle-flargle is taking over my otherwise politely appropriate MI MAM’S A CUNT conversation….snap…crackle……yeah I think we could do better than Alan Pardew in a chocolate sponge competition at the village feyt. :shock:

  223. 223
    Rodzilla says:

    …on behalf of the Random (Tourette fuckers, you cunt, bollocks whatever, use it as an excuse) Society, I can vouch.

    And boy do I vouch :shock:

    …I’ll vouch yer mutherfkin asses homeboys :shock:

  224. 224
    Rodzilla says:

    I must apologise for the cunt at 223. What a wanker.

  225. 225
    Rodzilla says:

    Moreno, I think he’ll start realising what he’s fucked up in a couple of years time; when he realises he can’t twist, turn and accelerate as good as he could when we snapped him up as a juvenile delinquent.

  226. 226
    Moreno says:

    Well there has been gambles that have payed off and those that haven’t.

    Casino Livin’ :cool:

  227. 227
    Rodzilla says:


    I reckon I’d play a guitar solo now like (especially if I was Carlos Santana). :cool:

  228. 228
    Rodzilla says:

    …am not tho, so a won’t botha :|

  229. 229
    Newkie says:

    Guess its a double edged sword. When we gave ranger than 5year he was a mug but he was showing plenty of potential. If we’d left him with whatever he had left and renegotiated later he might have wanted more or fecked off to a better club-imo with the right attitude he could have been a very big English talent, bit like sturridge except at least sturridge gives about 50% as opposed to 15%.

    Doubt he’ll ever make it. Hopefully he’ll look back on these days in his later years and realise what a twat he was.

  230. 230
    Rodzilla says:

    aye, on topic anyway, Debuchy is a barking fustard.

  231. 231
    Rodzilla says:

    Ranger had more than enough time to get his shit together. I suppose that’s the gamble you take when you bring in ‘youngsters’ from outside Newcastle.
    …especially when they pimp the hoes innit. I’m talking about my garden :shock: I ain’t got hoes :shock: I ain’t got no mutherfuckin’ soil separators :shock: …but I butt-fuck Alan fucking Titchmarsh every morning over cornflakes, and he fucking loves it :o :smile: :| :???:

    ….err, waheyyy! Lubli jubli, feesh and cheeps! :grin:

  232. 232
    Rodzilla says:

    Sorry for lowering the tone again :oops: …it’s Stanley Clarke’s fault.
    Inventor of the 5 string Rubik’s Cube, and 2001 Space Odyssey.

  233. 233
    Newkie says:

    Rodzilla does sound like a pretty ghetto tag mind, you sure you’re not just one of Rangers thugz? :cool:

  234. 234
    Newkie says:

    So Cahill’s fecked off then. Good riddance, bloody criminal ;-)

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    Rodzilla says:

    where’d the cheese go?


  237. 237
    Newkie says:

    Oh mY g0d thats the funky shit!

  238. 238
    Rodzilla says:

    …the going gets tough from the getgo go man go oh brother not another motherfucker gotta go now.

  239. 239
    Rodzilla says:

    i dig my shit innit ;-)

  240. 240
    Rodzilla says:

    …not litrilly like :shock:

  241. 241
    Rodzilla says:

    …that’s a quality ferter in yartickle anyway Toonsy.
    Well smart. :cool:

  242. 242
    Rodzilla says:




  243. 243
    Troy Stavers says:

    They take away our freedom,
    In the name of liberty,
    Why can’t they all just clear off,
    Why can’t they let us be.

  244. 244
    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    go to bed Troy, your making less sense than normal…. if that is possible ;-)

  245. 245
    Troy Stavers says:


    At work. ;-)

    I was just adding another verse from Rodz song earlier.

    Suspect Device by Stiff Little Fingers.

  246. 246
    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    thought that mate ;-) have you doing shift for long ?

  247. 247
    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    *you been doing*

  248. 248
    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    *shift work*

  249. 249
    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    *for long* :roll: :roll: :mrgreen: :lol: :lol:

  250. 250
    richietoon says:

    …and in your next lesson we’ll show you how to put all those words together to form a sentence ;-) :lol:

  251. 251
    Troy Stavers says:


    It looks like he’s been on the Fozzies! :lol:

  252. 252
    Troy Stavers says:

    I fancy Debuchy to sign today. :shock:

  253. 253
    richietoon says:

    Troy…it is the favoured beveridge of the average antipodean :mrgreen:

    I hope so, think it’ll definitely/possibly/maybe happen this week or before the window shuts….or not at all, give me a job with the Ronnie Gill :|

  254. 254
    richietoon says:

    *beverage* ffs must be catching :roll:

  255. 255
    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    Go on have a laugh at me expense :cool: …. I was just talking slow so you boofheads would understand what I was saying ;-) :lol:

  256. 256
    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    me expense!! :shock: its only just past 3pm here and I am going to bed…… :mrgreen:

  257. 257
    JJ says:

    Richie @253

    You sound like Mark Douglas.

  258. 258
    JJ says:

    Troy July 24, 2012 at 07:45
    “I fancy Debuchy…” ;-) “… to sign today.”

  259. 259
    JJ says:


    I saw your comment on the South African beer. From what I can work out you live in Western Australia, maybe Perth. If thats the case you are basically South African yourself mate ;-)

  260. 260
    richietoon says:

    JJ…except my comments a little more decisive than his ;-)

  261. 261
    JJ says:

    Haha, can’t handle Mark Douglas. At least when Lee Ryder writes his crap he does it with conviction. :lol: You’ll get there Richie!

  262. 262
    kimtoon says:

    Morning all ,so have we signed anyone yet?

  263. 263
    richietoon says:

    JJ :lol:

    Kim…We’re going to leave it until 1 minute before the window shuts…just for a laugh! :mrgreen:

  264. 264
    JJ says:

    Sorry Kim,

    You have missed nothing besides Aussies poor grammar and Troy’s confession to having a crush on Debuchy.

  265. 265
    JJ says:

    Ashley will have the chopper ready and waiting to bring Debuchy and Remy over in the last hour… I have faith.

  266. 266
    kimtoon says:

    JJ&Richie :lol: ,Got to confess I got a bit of a crush on Debuchy too,he’s a bit of a cutie. ;-)

  267. 267
    richietoon says:

    Kim…He looks exactly like me ;-) …..the looks, athletic physique and hair apart that is :lol:

  268. 268
    kimtoon says:

    Latest rumour is we been linked to Abdel Barrada the Getafe central midfielder and at just £9m seems a snip :roll: . What is it with the constant MF speculation .I thought we needed defenders , bloody rags doing my head in now. :evil:

  269. 269
    kimtoon says:

    Richie @267 Aye ,I heard you was a bit of a hunk. :grin:

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    JJ says:

    I see where you coming from, but when you’re as good looking as I am, I tend to look down apon the inferiority of these footballers.

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    kimtoon says:

    Aussie ,any news on Curtis Good your end ?.

  272. 272
    JJ says:

    You heard wrong… Riche is actually, “A bit of a chunk” easy mistake..

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    richietoon says:

    JJ…I kknew before I read all the way down that you would have changed “hunk” :lol:

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    kimtoon says:

    JJ@270 Now I’m intrigued ,you must post an avatar up ;-)

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    kimtoon says:

    JJ ,Is it pick on Richie day already? :grin:

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    kimtoon says:

    well ,in the absence of any signings and after all this talk of hunks ,i’m off for my cold shower ;-) Cya later . :grin:

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    richietoon says:

    Kim…For JJ, imagine lovechild of Ian Dowie and Bella Emberg and you’ll be close :shock: :lol:

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    JJ says:

    Haha, yes Kim,
    Monday is over… I expect Ice Dog to be on here hurling abuse shortly… ;-)

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    JJ says:

    I have to say though Kim, Richie does look much better since he went for cosmetic surgery. Also he now resembles a bald fat version of Jocelyn Wildenstein…

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    richietoon says:

    JJ…She’s got nowt on the Duchess of Alba, now she’s a looker :shock: :lol:

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    JJ says:

    Speechless… Although I’ll still take her over my ex. :lol:

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    JJ, we have plenty of expat Sth Africans in WA, I work with a few and they are good lads…

    Kim, nothing to report on Curtis Good unfortunatey…

  283. 283
    Blackley & Brownlie says:

    I see Real Radio have axed the Legends.

  284. 284
    toonsy says:

    I see Holy Hughton has been charged by police for failing to provide details. Surely not :shock:

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    Stuart79 says:

    I must say I am absolutely disgusted that Real radio have fired the Legends. They were the only programme on radio where they spoke the truth. Shame on Real radio I won’t be listening again i’m afraid.

    Sure they’ll pop us somewhere though – possibly Metro.

  286. 286
    richietoon says:

    Stuart… I’d read somewhere that “real radio” had been taken over a while back and that they’d already “axed” the legend shows in other parts of the country so it was only a matter of time….dunno how true like

    JJ…you like? :lol: she’s worth about £3bn I think :shock: and is around 250 years old :lol:

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    CC says:

    Are you sure it wasnt fatima whitbread in a wig trying to frame Hughton… ;-)

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    JJ says:

    Richie, I just seen what the Dutchess of Alba looked like in her youth :shock:

    Did she get hit by a train and got push back together.

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    richietoon says:

    JJ…feck knows mate, bloody scary tho. She got married not long back…he’s not after her money though :roll:

  290. 290
    JJ says:

    I was going to say. If he married her in her youth, he must be reckoning despite all the money, he got a pretty raw deal. :lol:

  291. 291
    richietoon says:

    apparently she divided her cash amongst her kids before the wedding to prove it was for love not money…..yeah right :lol:

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    Big Dave says:

    I wonder if he’s getting closer to that door, fuk if he’s that slow do we need him.

  293. 293
    JJ says:

    At this point Dave, I’m worried this window is too close to the usual trend set over the past few January’s. That the only signings we will make are the free signings and cheap ones made early.

    We might bring in Debuchy like was did with Santon. But that will in all likelihood be it for the window, and we will be linked to a number of others until deadline day when we will make a last gasp bid that will be rejected.

    Then in January IF will make that signing, it’ll be because they (Douglas, Remy etc will only have six months remaining on their contract), so there clubs will be pressured into selling.

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    kimtoon says:

    The talk now is we are cooling on Debuchy due to Lille not budging on their £8m valuation . Reports say we are ready to move on to other targets. :roll:

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    Apparntly we are pulling out of the Debuchy deal…. something to do with the sell on clause… sky sports report..

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    Beat me to it Kim :-)

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    JJ says:

    Well with Sky Sports News reporting that Newcastle are going to pull out of the Debuchy deal and that it is now unlikely to happy.

    And I say this truthfully and not with sarcasm… I fully now fully expect Debuchy to sign within the next few days.

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    richietoon says:

    Aussie do you have a link? the one I read earlier doesn’t mention any sell on clause nor does it report anything “new”, we already know they need to reduce their asking price, just as we know we have to increase on our initial offer our move on to another target.

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    richietoon says:

    Agree with JJ, imo SKY are one of the most unreliable sources out there.

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    richietoon says:

    Dave@392 :lol:

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    392??, are you refering to a joke that hasn’t been posted yet, with the laughter icon :-) :-) :-)

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    richietoon says:

    Yep :lol: I mean @292….392 could be the link that mentions the sell on clause you mentioned maybe? ;-)

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    No link sorry mate, It was actually newcastlemad that quoted the sell on deal bit.. sorry for the bum steer..

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    richietoon says:

    So, Sky actually reported that the 2 clubs need to agree a fee(shock, horror) and that Lille signing a new full back might push the deal on(as reported by most other media outlets yesterday)….nothing to see here, move along :mrgreen:

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    Agree mate, no reason to believe a negative story over a positive one.. the press has no idea at all…

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    richietoon says:

    I’ll be glad when it’s all over, but it would be nice if we can at least get the defence sorted sooner rather than later….for the sake of everyones nerves and sanity if nowt else :grin:

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    Yep, two defenders and I will be happy (as long as we lose no one else). I do recall that Debuchy does have a 8m buy out clause in his contract.. but I will be happy when it is all said and done.. then it will be fine until January :-) :-)

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    richietoon says:

    Feck me Aussie, ya worse than a journo…
    “This is one of my priorities. Inter Milan also inquired about me. I HAVE NO BUYOUT CLAUSE, Lille may refuse an offer they consider inadequate. Already it is necessary that clubs are in contact. It is not yet the case. Newcastle have proposed €5 million but I do not know how much the leaders of Lille are seeking. I don’t think they should expect an extraordinary offer” revealed Debuchy to L’Equipe. :lol: :lol:

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    kimtoon says:

    I think the sell on clause issue is actually our sell on not Lilles. What I mean is ,MA doesn’t want to pay£8m as after Debuchy has been with us for 4 years his sell on value wouldn’t be enough to justify an £8m initial outlay now. That is my understanding of it ,it doesn’t fit the buy low sell high thing we got going on .

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    richietoon says:

    Kim…yep thats how I read it too.

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    kimtoon says:

    Also I see Liverpool owners are leaving the future of Carroll in the hands of Buck :roll: .That’s a dumbass move as MA &co will run rings round Buck if it comes to thrashing out a deal.

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    Big Dave says:

    Richie it seems like Aussie is trying to make up parts of his own story on Debuchy, and he has the cheek to go on at others :oops:
    I knew I could rely on you to keep him on the straight and narrow and cut out his crap :grin:

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    richietoon says:

    Dave..to be fair I lifted that off a forum, so they could have made it up :lol: ….can’t remember reading owt about a release clause though.

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    I can only base what I know on what I read with these deals, like everyone else….. except those with insider info .. hmmm

    BD – who have I had a go at?

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    icedog says:

    well i lost the battle with greggs try to get them to do 18in pies for richie its a no go,but dont worry richie we will still sing your song at sjp,”who ate all the pies” ;-) :grin:

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    richietoon says:

    Dave…you have to say something funny @392 so I don’t look stupid@300 :lol:

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    richietoon says:

    Ice…thanks for trying anyway :lol:

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    MDS says:

    8M seems a lot for Debuchy

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    icedog says:

    well even Debuchy himself said they are asking to much as hes only a defender not a striker they command bigger fees :shock:

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    richietoon says:

    They’ll meet in the middle at 6m€…….hopefully :???:

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    icedog says:

    ive the feeling all these transfers will go on and on until the last couple of days of window,which is not what pardew will want,imo they should do at least some pre-season games :sad:

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    kimtoon says:

    One things for sure it’s turning into a major pain in the ass and he better be worth it ,if ,when he comes.

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    Andymag says:

    Is it £8m being talked about or €8m? Cus if it’s the latter that’s just over £6m which really is a bargain do someone of Debuchy’s level, I mean it’s just over 500k more than what we spent on Santon(still a great deal for us).

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    richietoon says:

    Kim….I’m still a tad concerned about his defensive qualities but that’s just going off what I’ve seen, which isn’t alot to be truthful. Pards and Carr know what they’re doing though…I hope :mrgreen:

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    Big Dave, if you have something to say to me, say it.. don’t do it through snide remarks..

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    richietoon says:

    Andy….feck knows, depends on which article you read I think :???:

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    icedog says:

    ANDY i dont think anyone knows what the fk is going on it depends on where and what you read all i know the whole show is a pain in the ass on all the transfer dealings :sad:

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    Andymag says:

    Suppose it depends on the system that pards wants to play, he’ll have told Carr exactly what type of players he wants for his positions. It could be that Debuchy is coming in to bomb down the right hand channel(on the pitch not the sea :???: ) whilst tiote steps over to the right to guard the exposed section.

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    icedog says:

    AMF are people talking with fork-tongues mate ;-)

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    Andymag says:

    Richie and Ice
    True, I guess we’ll just have to wait and see if we can secure him thus dismissing the press bollocks.

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    Ice – Pretty sure they are mate…

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    kimtoon says:

    Maybe he’s going to be deployed as a RW rather than a RB :???:

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    richietoon says:

    Andy…maybe, but a defender has to be able to defend no matter what the system is, but like I said I haven’t seen enough of him to be able to judge that properly…..not that my opinion means feck all anyway :lol:

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    richietoon says:

    Kim….I think he will possibly play there at times, but hope he’s gonna be primarily a RB.

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    icedog says:

    AMF dont worry mate ill watch your back,stab-vest in the post ;-)

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    Ice :-) I’ll be waiting by my post box mate :-) :-)

    On Debuchy, has anyone seen him play for Lille? Or is all the attacking talk based on his euro performances? Be interesting to hear from a Lille fan to see what the go is with his defensive qualities..

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    richietoon says:

    Aussie..Not me, just seen him at the Euros where he wasn’t really playing defensively…..need one of the French lads on who know more. I reckon he’ll be a canny signing….if it happens, although he’s wearing no7 for us now according to Wiki :lol:

  338. 338
    aussie magpie fan says:

    Your kidding me… feckin hell…. :-)

    He could have been asked to push foward as often as he could during the euros. It may not nessesarily be his natural game, but like you say, he will be a sweet pick up if it comes off..

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    icedog says:

    AMF aye good point there mate after all,did we not see jonas playing at full back at the world cup,and couldnt do it imo,but plays diff at club level,think a thought should be given to debuchy himself hes done what “he” can to get the move,hope hes not left with egg on his face :sad:

  340. 340
    JJ says:

    That Cwarr must be the biggest loser on the planet. I would love to punch him in the mouth!

  341. 341
    icedog says:

    JJ aim a bit lower mate i know its hard as the brown stuff comes out both ends :grin:

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    Dubtoon says:

    Oh for the days when ‘sky sources understand’ meant it was true 80% of the time….

    Maybe the sell on thing would be to do with lille wanting a percentage of any future sale? Not the this disagreement ever happened :roll:

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    richietoon says:

    Probably best not to judge any player on internationals, completely different ball game, as it were :grin:

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    richietoon says:

    Dub…as Kim said earlier it appears it’s just NUMad saying Ashley may be concerned about his resale value if he were to be sold after 4 years rather than any clauses in the contract.

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    richietoon says:

    JJ…what’s he saying now like?

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    JJ says:


    He and a few sites are reporting Ruban Kazan have met the clause for Demba Ba.

    He says Demba is on his way.

  347. 347
    richietoon says:

    JJ…cheers, just read it on a few sites :roll:

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    Tommy Gibb says:

    The Daily mail are saying the same thing ,believe it when it happens.


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    kimtoon says:

    JJ @346 ,Well if it’s true i’m gutted. :sad:

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    Andymag says:

    Even if they did meet the clause would Kazan fork out the 80k/pw that Ba will want for going to that league?

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    richietoon says:

    Tommy…Aye, as well as them triggering the clause he’d have to want to go too and if that was the case then there’s nowt to be done…..roll on next Wednesday.

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    Andymag says:

    From what I’ve heard Is that his clause doesn’t become void Aug 1st it just increases to 15m, whether he still gets half of that fee I don’t know. It could be that most clubs aren’t aware that the clause changes and are just waiting till August to put their bid in.

  353. 353
    icedog says:

    ANDY of coarse all clubs will be aware mate,the agents will make sure of that ;-)

  354. 354
    Andymag says:

    ‘Arry will make sure all are aware. He’s off in some south American rainforest now showing the people there how to play football so they can tell them all about a man called Demba :???: .

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    MDS says:

    even if someone triggers the clause, Demba still has to agree to terms. I don’t see him wanting to go to Russia

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    Andymag says:

    Yeah I was trying to say that earlier, he’ll demand a lot of money in wages to go to a league like that. As I’ve said in the past if I was a black footballer no amount of money could make me move to a Russian or Polish side.

  358. 358
    Whumpie says:

    I think Demba’s for staying. No way he’d go to Russia; we know he’s not all about the money, which would be the only reason. He’s a decent bloke that means what he says, and he’s made it clear that his values are way above the usual money-chasing, slappershagging idiocy we’ve come to expect from prem footballers.

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    Big Dave says:

    Aussie @ 325 If I had something to say to you you can be assured I would say it to you ;-) now wind your neck in :grin:

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    Big Dave says:

    Whumpie how do we know he’s not all about money ?? if he is able to double his wage do you think he would stay :?: I don’t

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    icedog says:

    DAVE not being a bully again are you?richie told me are sometimes :grin:

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    Munich Mag says:

    Andymag Demba needs his heed looked at if he goes to Russia. :roll:

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    icedog says:

    see toon have got a 10mil shirt deal with virgin,lot better than the 2.5 we got from n/rock ;-)

  364. 364
    Big Dave says:

    Ice you know me mate gentle Dave is my other name ;-) and you know not to listen to Richie as he’s a bad influence :lol:
    Reet back to do a bit catch you’s later maybe by then we’ll have signed someone ;-)

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    Andymag says:

    Couldn’t agree more, lost lots of respect for Eto when he went. Knew Martins was a greedy bastard and from what I hear he hates it in Russia which is why he was desperate to get that loan to birmingham a year and a half ago.

  366. 366
    Andymag says:

    Sunderland are getting double that with ‘invest in Africa’ :shock:

  367. 367
    EvilFranky says:

    Andy – 20 million per season? I doubt it.

  368. 368
    richietoon says:

    Andy…no one knows what the Sunderland one is worth yet, even them. They said it would show in the next accounts, I think it has alot of variables and depends on how many companies join the Invest in Africa initiative, could be lucrative for them though “if” alot of companies take part.

  369. 369
    Munich Mag says:

    Andymag@366….they can get all the money they like, but red and white stripes will always look shoyt in my book……

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    NorCal Toonfan says:

    Seeing reports on Twitter that Lille signed Sidibe…wonder if that might finally make the Debuchy deal happen?

    Also, are there more friendly games planned, when and where?

  371. 371
    Matt says:

    Newcastle face Olympiakos on Friday night and Braga on Saturday Night both are on ESPN

  372. 372
    NorCal Toonfan says:

    Cheers, Matt.

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    Big Dave says:

    There was me thinking we would have signed Debuchy by now :evil:

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    icedog says:

    kna gentle DAVE nowt happening as per normal :sad:

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    kimtoon says:

    Dave, you really should know better by now ;-)

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    icedog says:

    KIM soon be friday ;-) :grin:

  378. 378
    kimtoon says:

    ICE, Maybe we should take the ‘don’t give a monkeys ‘ attitude .You never know it might bring on a rash of signings. :???: ;-)

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    icedog says:

    how come jabba didnt offer us a refund when they sold judas,milan have :grin: :grin:


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    Big Dave says:

    Ice I was fuking fuming because I had bought DeDe the 2 kits with Carroll 9 on the back and when he went he would not wear them again, it didn’t help that lots of his friends were dipper fans so that was way over £100 down the drain :evil: :twisted:
    Kim I would love to have the don’t give a monkeys attitude but I can’t, I have tried to convince myself before to be like that but it never worked

  381. 381
    kimtoon says:

    Dave ,I know what you me it’s hard to be cool .

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    sidekick says:

    2 goals for Adam Campbell tonight in our 3-1 win against CSKA.

    That makes it 5 goals in three games for the lad.
    Future looking good.

  383. 383
    Big Dave says:

    Kim :lol: :lol: yeah I tried to take the name off with a steamer but it never worked, but my Lass sold them on Ebay :grin: in the end but I was still out a fortune the bastads

  384. 384
    icedog says:

    DAVE you could end up a right div if judas comes back and you have to buy them all-over again,please tell if that happens,i need a good laugh,promise i wont tell batty or richie :lol: :lol:

  385. 385
    Big Dave says:

    Sidekick Adam is one of the kids I have high hopes for and would be even better that he is a dead down to earth kid, he would talk to my wee lad at times on his Xbox and im sure my wee lad must melt his ears like but I have asked Adam if he does just to not accept his invite but he says it cool ;-)

  386. 386
    Big Dave says:

    Ice he sprouts up that much and quick that he doesn’t get to long out of kits, saying that he still wears his Bayern top which he had on today. but atm he cant wait for the new home kit to come out but this time he wont have a name on the back ;-)

  387. 387
    icedog says:

    DAVE i havent forgot,i will at sometime still get him a top of a team from malta,just wor lass has made the last few trips over there,when i bump the right guy ;-) i will sort it mate

  388. 388
    Big Dave says:

    Ice ;-) an elephant never forgets :grin: well so Richie said and he should know as he’s the same size :lol:

  389. 389
    kimtoon says:

    The only name I have ever put on a shirt was Shearer ,Normally just get me sons name or surname or leave it blank tbh. ;-)

  390. 390
    Newkie says:

    So bored….

  391. 391
    Moreno says:

    Never got a name on a shirt before, only one I will probably get will be Shola 23

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    Moreno says:

    …next King Shola day it’s happening

  393. 393
    Newkie says:

    Moreno- You know, I’ve actually been tempted by that myself. Never had a name before…plus if I just got ameobi there’s a half chance his brother could be awesome, then people wouldn’t stare at me and shake their heads…

  394. 394
    NorCal Toonfan says:

    I’ll fully admit that Shola adorns the name on the back of my current home kit. I used to always get Shearer as well, but when I got the new kit (last year’s), I wanted a new name and felt it had to be someone who had a likelihood of being there for a long time…if not ending their career there…so, I went with Shola. Plus, I’ve only been to SJP once, and he scored while I was there…so it was fitting for that reason as well.

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    Moreno says:

    Thinking about it, would consider Asprilla and Solano too. Legends who geet love the club

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    Newkie says:

    Speedo too

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    Andymag says:

    I remember when I was 5/6 my dad was buying me and my brother a Newcastle top(my 1st one), I wasn’t that into football at the time so didn’t really know any of our players but I knew Shearer. My brother had already ‘dibbed’ Shearer 9 on his shirt, I was upset and he suggested I get Geremi on mine, thank god my dad said no and I got Andrew 9 on it.

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    Newkie says:

    Geremi, brilliant :mrgreen:

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    Moreno says:

    Haha, first shirt with Geremi on…that would be a sickener. Hope you bought your old man a pint for that one

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    Andymag says:

    Will in a year and a half ;-)

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    Newkie says:

    Moreno-we were linked with Marseille’s other full back as well mind


    Rod Fanni….
    Now there’s a name to put on your back

  403. 403
    Newkie says:

    full back :| …player even :roll:

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    Moreno says:

    Whenever I see ‘Newcastle and Sunderland linked..” I just think….nah, just sells more papers. Plus that’s in the Metro so it’s bound to be gash!

  405. 405
    Newkie says:

    I know, I just want it to be true so there’s a fanni in the squad.

    To be fair the Ba link with the both of us (and Everton) was pretty good going…but i’m sure they threw every other clubs name in at one time or another…

    Pipped the to Ba and Cisse, christ they must be pissed ;-)

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    Moreno says:

    Shame we haven’t brought defenders in early to bed in and giving Simpson game time if he is going…need to get Debuchy over the line asap

  407. 407
    andymag says:

    This sounds good, we might have a Friday signing this week after all. :mrgreen: Maybe the club will stop going after a major CB target (i.e Douglas) after signing Good :???: . Mind you if they’ve got tat transfer fee right thats brilliant, isn’t A$600k like £350k?

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    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    Big Dave @ 359 – you might need to take some of your own advice mate ;-)

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    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    :roll: *finally some transfer news*…………. note to self, slow down whilst typing :cool:

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    richietoon says:

    Slow down man Aussie, Andy had already broke the news ;-)

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    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    Mine is newer news ;-)

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    SolanosTrumpet says:

    Moreno i’ve got shola’s name on the rank yellow away kit. i reckon it’ll be worth something one day, noone in the world has that combo!

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    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    and mine has “quotes” :mrgreen:

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    richietoon says:

    Aussie…Is his English any good or will he need lessons? :lol:

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    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    :shock: Richie, apparently his english is o.k but he will working with the English born players to show them how to bath each day instead of once a week. ;-)

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    richietoon says:

    Aussie…Is that just an “Oz myth” about the bathing? heard the “warm beer” on elsewhere, it baffles wor lass that one, never had a warm beer in my life in a UK pub……mind wor lass’s Mam thinks we all wear bowler hats and carry umbrellas :lol:

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    richietoon says:

    *one elsewhere* :roll:

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    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    definately and old myth like the warm beer mate :lol: We actually say we are having a pommy shower when we spray on a bit of deoderant to freshen up

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    Aussie Magpie Fan says:

    *and = an :twisted: typing fast at work is killing me :???:

  422. 422
    richietoon says:

    It’s weird the old “myths” we think all Aussie’s drink in a wooden shack in the middle of nowhere, dirty, smelly, unshaven and nae manners…….or are like Kylie and Jason, which is even worse :lol:

  423. 423
    richietoon says:

    The father in law reckoned that Brits kick their kids out of the house once they hit 18….fecking 16 where I come from :lol:
    It seems to stem from the fact that most British kids go to Uni in another part of the UK so “leave home” where as in Spain they generally seem to go to their local uni and so stay at home….that was our theory anyway.

  424. 424
    richietoon says:

    How come Bale and Walker had to withdraw from the Olympics due to injury yet both played for Spurs last night v LA Galaxy? :evil:

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    kimtoon says:

    So ,young Curtis is on his way .Good news and hope he does well for us. :cool: :grin:

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    CC says:

    “How come Bale and Walker had to withdraw from the Olympics due to injury yet both played for Spurs last night v LA Galaxy? ”

    Because they are cunts ??

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    premandup says:

    whats this about an aussie needing a work permit. shirley lots of windups in there to keep things ticking over.

    CC perhaps they have their priorities right

  428. 428
    brisvegas says:

    Re the warm beer myth … it’s not meant to be taken literally. It’s a joke. Aussie beers are almost icy at times. In comparison, the very slightly chilled, or room temperature, beers in England are on the warm side.

    Mind you, I had 5 days in England in June and drank some excellent beers. In general, English beer is better than Aussie stuff – even if it is warm – and the ambiance of the pub in which you drink it is much better.

    Pity you get wet every time you go outside and freeze your balls off – even in June.

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    richietoon says:

    CC…correct answer :mrgreen:

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    richietoon says:

    Bris…I’ve never had a room temp beer in a pub…..strictly a lager man myself tho which I’ve always had ice cold, dunno about the “real ales” etc or what temp they are served at, maybe that’s what they mean?…..in which case I’ll shut up :mrgreen:

  431. 431
    brisvegas says:

    I guess room temperature in England is pretty cold. :lol:

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    icedog says:

    RICHIE you shut up! that be the day,a man known to talk with his mouth full so dave was telling me :grin: :grin:

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    richietoon says:

    Bris :mrgreen:

    Preman…I believe in the trade it’s called back pedalling ;-)

  435. 435
    JJ says:

    Richie, spot on…

    If you had to have beer at room temperature here it would be around 36 degrees Celsius.
    Ice cold lager. Personally I’m a Hansa man although I’ve been drinking Castle Lite lately… must be maturing and all.

    So I take it there’s no news. We seem to be getting less advanced in our transfer activity the more time goes by…

  436. 436
    JJ says:


    @432, I certainly hope so. What have been the biggest mistake since the purchase of Michael Owen to bring him back for the quoted price.

  437. 437
    richietoon says:

    Ice…my mouth is never full, no matter how much food I hoy in there :|

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    Big Dave says:

    Aussie I don’t know what I said @329 as im on me phone :?:
    Your not still in a huff are ye as Richie says you like to huff a bit.
    Richie I heard you can fit a full pack of custard creams in your mouth in one go.

  439. 439
    richietoon says:

    Dave…and still be able to whistle The Blaydon Races ;-)

  440. 440
    JJ says:

    Richie, I heard you could fit a full male chicken in your mouth… but that seemed a bit unrealistic… and just an odd thing to do.

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    JJ says:

    So apparently Curtis Good has had his work permit approved and he should sign with us in the next few days.

    I guess that will be our centre back cover then. :roll:

  442. 442
    richietoon says:

    JJ… and an even odder thing to randomly think of, still whatever floats ya boat mate :|

  443. 443
    Big Dave says:

    Richie your a real talent no matter what the others say ;-)
    Fuk it takes a while to scroll down the bottom of this page :cry: come on Toonsy get your chubby finger out :lol:

  444. 444
    richietoon says:

    Dave…The Army teaches you many things. as you know ;-)

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    JJ says:


    Was going to say, the thing that excites me most about the Curtis Good signing is it means we’ll have a new thread! :lol:

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    richietoon says:

    JJ…Here’s hoping he’s one of those rarest of creatures…..an Australian with talent!! ;-) :lol:

  448. 448
    JJ says:

    You never know… miracles do happen. ;-)

    Who was the last one we had. Craig Moore? Guess I won’t be getting my hopes up.

  449. 449
    richietoon says:

    Viduka had a talent…for being injured :evil:

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    Big Dave says:

    JJ good point mate but is it a done deal ?.
    Richie anything aboze zero would make a change :lol: I wonder if he’ll be as touchy as Aussie

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    brisvegas says:

    Viduka, Troisi, Moore – none have been much good for us. 2 were past their best and one never made it.

    Still have Brad Inman yet to make an impact.

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    Big Dave, not in a huff mate, all good…An Aussie with talent is a lot more common than an englishman with straight teeth :-) :-) :-)

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    brisvegas says:

    Oz @ 452 ?englishmen with straight teeth? What’s that about?

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    aussie magpie fan says:

    I have heard a myth that some are about Vegas.. not sure how true it is :-) :-)

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    Big Dave says:

    Aussie thats good I thought you had threw the toys out :grin:
    Bris are they not the typical talentless aussie type Richie and I were talking about :lol:
    Has Good been confirmed yet or is it just looking as if its on.

  456. 456
    aussie magpie fan says:

    Big Dave, check the link I posted earlier, it has quotes from melbourne hearts coach, Good is on his way..

  457. 457
    MDS says:

    AMF/Bris. Is Good good enough to play now at all or is he one for the future?

  458. 458
    brisvegas says:

    Dave – None were much good at Newcastle, but they had their day – Viduka at Leeds, Celtic and Zagreb, and Moore at Rangers.. They were 5 or 6 years past their best when they came to Newcastle. Yeah, they had talent.

    Troisi, however, is just another run of the mill footballer

  459. 459
    aussie magpie fan says:

    Hard to say MDS, but if he keeps progressing at the rate he did this year then yes he could be in the mix

  460. 460
    Big Dave says:

    Aussie my phone times out trying to load it, but i’ll take your word for it ;-) but is Good not a youngun with potential ?

  461. 461
    brisvegas says:

    I wouldn’t be confident in Good going straight into the first team. I doubt he’ll be seen for at least 12 months, if ever.

    Frankly, I doubt he’d be first choice at Brisbane Roar. He didn’t particularly stand out for me last season. He had some good games and some bad ones. A lot of coaches think he will be … ahem … as good as Craig Moore

  462. 462
    aussie magpie fan says:

    Vegas, Kewell and Emerton struggled last season in the A league so even experienced players found it tough. Plus Good isn’t a diver so he will not fit in at the roar :-) :-) last crack I promise :-) :-)

  463. 463
    brisvegas says:

    True, Oz, true, ithe A-league is better than most will believe, but the pace of the PL is pretty frenetic and the standard of striker is well well above Aussie standards.

    And there’s a lot more pressure and scrutiny in England.

  464. 464
    JJ says:


    There are Englishman with straight teeth mate, they call them drenches I think.

  465. 465
    JJ says:


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    JJ says:

    I”m please we have brought in these talented youngsters.

    Amalfitano, Bigi and now Good. I got a feeling we might sign that French youngster Anthony Koura.

    That would mean, Anthony Koura, Bigi, Amalfitano and Good to go with Vuckic, Fergie, Sammie, Inman, Streete, Tavernier, Abied and Gosling. I suppose we could add Santon, he’s only 21!






    Still got Ranger, Dummett, Richardson, Moyo and Inman. All under 22.

  467. 467
    JJ says:

    Now we need to bring in a first choice right back, centre back and forward/winger. :|

    Unfortunately I think we’ll only manage to get one of those.

  468. 468
    CC says:


    I agree with you the whole thing is a waste of time and they are right to put playing for their clubs first, Im English not british, I cared when we were making tits of ourselves in the euros im not remotely arsed about a bunch of welsh helping us do it twice in the same summer.

    Im delirious none on our lot are playing in it, But why did Bale go through the palava of wearing the GB shirt and pissing off most of wales and then make up an injury, Just have the balls to say your not interested in being involved in the first place… :roll:

  469. 469
    aussie magpie fan says:

    Vegas, I agree, the A League is a physical league but the pace is a long way short of the PL, but you could say that about most leagues.. Pardz and Co must have seen something in him…

  470. 470
    NUFCgt says:

    Debuchy, Douglas and Remy I’d be over the moon if we sign them!

    Amalfitano, Bigi, Good, Debuchy, Douglas and Remy. Then no one can complain about Mike Ashley!

  471. 471
    toonsy says:

    NUFCgt – They can, and will ;)

    On a different note, how the mighty have fallen. The old Glasgow Rangers club bus is now doing Glasgow to London runs on Megabus :lol: Reet plush inside mind :shock:

  472. 472
    Duncan says:

    Can we ever believe he is coming So much talk very little positive action

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