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Llambias vs. Keegan – Is Keegan a hypocrite?

March 6th, 2011 | 82 Comments |

Llambias: Foamin' ower Keegan!
Llambias: Foamin' ower Keegan!
In the latest salvo of the war of words between Newcastle United’s Managing Director, Derek Llambias, and former player and manager, Kevin Keegan, Llambias has responded to Keegan’s comments on the current regime at St James’s Park. Llambias launched a blistering attack, or, if you will, a ‘llambasting’ of the Mighty Mouse.

He was responding to comments from Keegan in which he suggested that current manager, Alan Pardew, wouldn’t see any of the £30-£35 million raised by the club from the sale of striker, Andy Carroll, to Liverpool.

Speaking in an intererview with the BBC’s “Radio Five Live”, Keegan remarked:

“I saw an interview with Alan Pardew where he said he hoped to get some of the £35m and I thought ‘Alan, you ain’t going to get any of that’.”

In the interview Keegan was referring to, Pardew said:

“The one thing I said to Mike yesterday was, ‘Look, if this boy [Carroll] is going to go, this money has to be reinvested in the team, all of it’, and he has assured me of that.

“For the Newcastle fan, that is the most important message I can give today, that all that money will be used.”

Getting back to Keegan though, on the logic of the Carroll sale, he then added: (more…)