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Do Toon fans give a hoot about Sheff Wed game?

August 18th, 2009 | 6 Comments |

Football focus
Football focus
At this rate, tomorrow night’s game against Sheff Wed is likely only to be important to many Newcastle fans for three reasons. It’ll either be staged after a takeover in the morning, it’ll be over-shadowed by a takeover on the night or it’ll be closely followed by a takeover at some point in the near future. That’s if we get taken over of course (but positive thinking and all that).

So an outsider reading blogs and forums, could be forgiven for thinking that we’ve lost the focus again after we found it at the weekend. Saturday was all about the good things in football. A fine tribute to Sir Bobby, his protégé netting his first hat-trick, while we won 3-0 at a relative canter to lift the mood on Tyneside albeit briefly. However, no sooner was the celebration of that victory over, than further rumour and speculation sought to dampen what little spirit we cling to.

Uncle Jimmy who knows Gav at the bookies who is married to Jean who cuts the hair of John, Barry Moat’s window-cleaner, and he heard that Barry will be in by Wednesday, Shearer is in charge, nobody else is leaving but players are coming in, ticket prices are down, season ticket holders will be given soft cushions and the drinks are on him. (more…)