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Grayson “furious” and “fuming” with Beckford for premature Toon outburst?

January 8th, 2010 | 99 Comments |

Grayson: "Furious" and "fuming" say the Mail.
Grayson: "Furious" and "fuming" say the Mail.
Yesterday, Goal.com claimed that 26 year old Toon hitman target, Jermaine Beckford, had “exclusively” revealed to them that:

“I’m off to Newcastle United.”

Beckford, 26, whose profile has soared since jabbing in an FA Cup goal to knock the mighty Manchester United out of the FA Cup, has allegedly been the subject of much horsetrading as Leeds United chairman, Ken Bates, seeks to raise as much money as he possibly can for the soon out of contract assassin, with Newcastle United seeming to be his most ardent suitors. Bates and Leeds will also have to divvy out a significant proportion of the agreed fee to Beckford’s previous club, Isthsmian League colossus, Wealdstone FC.

The situation has also been complicated, and the profile of the story raised further by Beckford announcing he had handed in a transfer request, with the Daily Mail helpfully using two of their favourite words, “furious” and “fuming” to describe Grayson’s state of mind on both indiscretions. (more…)