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Toon stars will be backing Argentina this summer? Howay man!

May 29th, 2010 | 122 Comments |

Spidey: Representing Tyneside in South Africa.
Spidey: Representing Tyneside in South Africa.
With the World Cup only a short couple of weeks away, it seems inevitable that the focus of many football fans across the world will be shifting towards what is happening in the biggest football tournament on the planet.

In a change from years gone by, Newcastle have only one representative at the World Cup after Fabricio Coloccini was cruelly axed from the preliminary Argentina squad by boss, and cheat, Diego Maradona.

That means that Jonas Gutierrez will be the only player flying the black and white flag when the tournament kicks off in earnest, and Wor Spidey reckons his colleagues back home on Tyneside would rather root for Argentina than England. Sounds a bit far fetched to me like, but then it is from an interview in The Sun, so who knows what snippets of information have hit the cutting room floor? After all, the press aren’t our friends at the minute, are they? (more…)