Posts Tagged ‘Joe Kinnear’

Did the Kinnear scouting Shane Ferguson story start with a Sunderland fan?

Posted November 4th, 2013 by workyticket | 47 Comments

My latest story on is now up! Entitled “Is Kinnear scouting Ferguson a Sunderland spoof?” or alternatively “Did the Joe Kinnear scouting Shane Ferguson story come from a mischievous Sunderland fan?” (they seem to think that two titles are better than one over there), it originally had the same title as this piece but […]

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, […]

The madness of Alan Pardew and the Three Stooges in Nice

Posted August 21st, 2013 by workyticket | 65 Comments

My two latest blogs for are now up! The first one, entitled “Pardew – Is he deluded to the point of insanity?” takes a look at some of the talking points from Monday evening’s game with Manchester City. Talking points such as the gossip surrounding Yohan Cabaye and not least, something all we Newcastle […]

Bafétimbi Gomis: It’s over with Newcastle United confirms Lyon Chairman

Posted August 12th, 2013 by workyticket | 20 Comments

Well there have certainly been some very strong hints so far, but now it has finally been confirmed by Olympique Lyonnais chairman, Jean-Michel Aulas that there are currently no parties currently in discussions to sign Olypique Lyonnais striker, Bafétimbi Gomis, confirming that Joe Kinnear and Newcastle United have finally got sick of all the complications […]

Remy in Toon for medical today

Posted August 5th, 2013 by workyticket | 34 Comments

QPR forward Loic Remy is undergoing a medical on Tyneside today (Monday) after terms have been agreed for him to spend a season on loan at Newcastle United. Speaking after a charity cricket match at Totteridge yesterday, Newcastle United’s Director of football, Joe Kinnear, had this to say about the pursuit of Remy: “I would […]

Joe Kinnear’s latest interview video on Gomis, Bent, Remi etc…

Posted August 4th, 2013 by workyticket | 13 Comments

Joe Kinnear gives his latest interview to Sky Sports after his latest charity cricket match with a Bunbury 11. In it he gives the latest news on his quests for Loic Remy, Bafetimbi Gomis and Darren Bent, along with a bit of insight into his general thinking towards the end. He wasn’t brave enough to […]

Are we in danger of shooting ourselves in the foot over Kinnear?

Posted July 23rd, 2013 by workyticket | 22 Comments

Whilst searching for inspiration yesterday, this piece by Jackie Smithfield in Newcastle United blog The Mag caught my eye. Entitled ‘Newcastle fans help Mick Harford to decide Millwall is better bet’, it bragged of fan power scaring away Harford from his former club before he’d even started, claiming: ‘With an overwhelmingly negative reaction, no doubt […]

Newcastle United now the only Premiership club to have signed no players

Posted July 12th, 2013 by workyticket | 29 Comments

Well, it’s been a very busy transfer window so far with all that extra TV money swelling the coffers of Premier League clubs around the country. No fewer than 61 players have been signed to Premier League clubs at the time of writing, with almost every club signing at least one new player. Sunderland have […]

The source of the James Perch to Wigan non-story

Posted July 2nd, 2013 by workyticket | 35 Comments

It has been “reported” by several frauds in the media, as well as several lazy copy and paste style blogs that James Perch is set to leave Newcastle United. It all started around a month ago on the 2nd June with a short piece by Alan Nixon in the Mirror. It read: “Newcastle prepare to […]

Newcastle United’s new crazy gang – Kinnear and Carr

Posted July 1st, 2013 by workyticket | 37 Comments

They are two chubby old men who swear so much, they even make Bernard Manning and Chubby Brown sound like a pair of Vicars. One is reviled and one is revered by significant sections of Newcastle United’s fanbase, yet they are almost like peas in a pod. Two chubby, foul mouthed, old school pros with […]