Archive for the ‘Yohan Cabaye’ Category

Norwich City vs Newcastle United match banter!

Posted January 28th, 2014 by workyticket | 588 Comments

Venue: Carrow Road, Norwich. Date: Tues 28th Dec, 2013. Kick off: 7.45pm. Referee: UK TV: None. Hello, good evening and welcome to my last match banter! Please forgive me if it doesn’t follow the usual script but this piece is really just a way of saying thankyou and farewell to everyone who has read and […]

France vs Ukraine quality live stream / match video

Posted November 19th, 2013 by workyticket | 55 Comments

With so many France internationals in the Newcastle United team nowadays, I just thought I’d post a live stream for this evening’s crucial World Cup Qualifier between France and the Ukraine so you can see how the likes of Cabaye, Remy and Sissoko get on. Alas, there will be no Ben Arfa as he is […]

Will Pardew find the right way to rescue Cisse?

Posted October 24th, 2013 by workyticket | 77 Comments

My latest blog on is now published. In my last piece on there I looked at Yohan Cabaye and Mike Williamson, and specifically, their perfomance against Liverpool in our last game. In this one however, I take a look at a player who was relegated to the bench in that game, Papiss Cisse. In […]

Newcastle United vs Liverpool: The two key Toon performances

Posted October 21st, 2013 by workyticket | 29 Comments

My latest blog on was published yesterday. Usually I would just write a few words about it and post a link. However, I am getting so sick of them being hacked to pieces by trainee Metro sub-eds that I have now decided to publish the original version on here, complete with the original title. […]

Cabaye challenges Kinnear to come clean on Cabayegate (the full exchange translated)

Posted October 8th, 2013 by workyticket | 79 Comments

As I wrote at the time, with Newcastle United, the club of smoke, mirrors and downright lies under current owner, Mike Ashley, there are things we still do not know about the Yohan Cabaye kerfuffle at the start of the season. In an interview as part of the France squad at the side’s Clairefontaine HQ, […]

Pardew tries World Cup blackmail with Cabaye

Posted September 6th, 2013 by workyticket | 120 Comments

In the latest chapter in the Yohan Cabaye saga, Alan Pardew has been speaking further on what he calls “the situation” with the French midfielder. Despite a constant campaign of innuendo against the French midfielder, and ably assisted by his friends in the local media, he still steadfastly refuses to mention whether the player actually […]

Who told BBC’s James Pearce about Cabaye listening to negotiations and why?

Posted September 2nd, 2013 by workyticket | 112 Comments

Tweeting on his Twitter page earlier today, the BBC’s James Pearce claimed the following: I’m told Mike Ashley let Cabaye listen to phone negotiations last week + he heard Arsenal say: “25 million a lot for a reserve” #moodchanger” Of course, it was rapidly retweeted all over the Tooniverse, with the story being repeated on […]

Toon fans give their thoughts on Cabaye

Posted September 1st, 2013 by workyticket | 91 Comments

It was disappointing yet sadly predictable to see some fans at St James’ Park booing Yohan Cabaye on his to action on Saturday, even though they still didn’t know the exact reasons for his absence from Newcastle United’s first two Premier League games. But now I’ve got that off my chest, it’s time to tell […]

Cabaye and Wonga: I need your views for

Posted August 30th, 2013 by workyticket | 65 Comments

As some of you already know, I am currently the Newcastle United blogger for, the website for the free newspaper distributed in London and several other major cities throughout the UK. This time, I want to prepare two pieces for my Metro blog with your views. The first will be to reflect the views […]

Poll: Is Cabaye on strike or just being protected for a sale?

Posted August 29th, 2013 by workyticket | 18 Comments

There have been many baffling comments so far from Alan Pardew on the current Yohan Cabaye situation which have been about as clear as mud. There have also been conflicting reports about Cabaye being on strike / Cabaye not being on strike, with Pardew speaking of Arsenal trying to drive his well maintained Cabaye 2.8 […]