Prior to the game against Southampton, NUFC manager Alan Pardew stated that his return to the stadium would have a positive impact. Unfortunately, for the 2,100 fans who traveled to the South Coast to see Newcastle play, it was anything but, as the Toon were absolutely hammered by Southampton 4-0.
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So with the debacle surrounding Joe Kinnear’s bizarre return to St. James’s Park as Director of Football, I wanted to devote this page to Joe, and make it a bit of a tribute (read ‘mickey-take’), to Newcastle United’s newest employee. In other words, a selection of Joe Kinnear’s blunders and mishaps will be listed here.
How to isolate a fan base.. According to Sky’s Peter Graves, Joe Kinnear will return to Newcastle United as Director of Football, and has been offered a three year contract. Kinnear will be in charge of playing style and transfers. There has been no official confirmation from the club.
Sad and tragic news broke today about the passing of Gary Speed, who took his own life. Gary Speed had an illustrious career playing for five different clubs and receiving 85 caps for Wales. I’ll always remember Gary Speed for his unsung hero’s role in Sir Bobby Robson’s midfield, his galvanising displays in the Champions […]
It is with great sadness that one of the true great men of football passed away peacefully yesterday in his sleep. The word legend is often one that is overused, in Sir Bobby’s case, it fits the man exactly. Respected worldwide by players, coaches and fans, Sir Bobby Robson was held in the highest regard. […]