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Geordie legend to blame for current club crisis?

June 5th, 2009 | 10 Comments |

Bobby Robson: Messiah? Or very naughty boy?
Bobby Robson: Messiah? Or very naughty boy?
As NUFC fans we are living in tumultuous times.  The club is a mess from top to bottom, the fans are in disarray and we are about to start our first season outside top flight football for 16 years.

Here, I will attempt to disseminate all the chaos that is surrounding the club and show you the exact point where it all went wrong and the one single person who is to blame for all this.  Although the tabloid style headline may give you a clue as to where I’m going with this, please, keep reading you might be surprised.

First of all let me take you back to 1992.  Suede were playing at the Riverside, A second laser tattoo removal ward opened at the Freeman hospital and in February of that year a certain Osvaldo Ardiles was still manager of Newcastle United Football Club.  Before the end of February he would be replaced by a Mr. Kevin Keegan.  At the time I remember being more shocked than elated.  Here was Keegan, a footballer I’d admired when he played with FC Hamburg,  a legend at St James Park and  the person who allowed me to see a helicopter up close for the first time ever, coming to manage my football club. Along with Sir John Hall now firmly on board nothing could go wrong.  We were saved!

By the end of March Keegan had walked out.  Bugger. (more…)