Author Ciatmol

  • So I Got This Email……

    So I Got This Email……

    Read in a false dutch accent, with a touch of Sean Connery, as if being interviewed by dutch TV! Dear Supporter, How ish life treating you? I hope you are well. I wanted to contact you to let you know what’sh happening at the club. Well firshtly there’sh the good newsh: I’ve managed to get my backroom shtaff in place! High Five! Now here’sh the thing, about theshe playersh we all know we should be shigning. It took me two and a half weeksh longer […]

     
  • #BoycottSpurs: Allez Les Fans!

    #BoycottSpurs: Allez Les Fans!

    As I now live in France, this is one of those subjects that i feel infinitely hypocritical for getting involved in but I feel I have to say a couple of things (cos i’m just fed up of the whole situation). The first thing is that we must remember the proposed boycott of the Spurs game is the opening salvo in what is planned to be a series of events aimed at bringing attention to the state of affairs at United in the hopes that […]

     
  • Have Newcastle United Fans Finally Had Enough Of This Lot?

    Have Newcastle United Fans Finally Had Enough Of This Lot?

    OK let’s just be honest here. Alan Pardew doesn’t seem to have what it takes. Mike Ashley doesn’t give what even Pardew needs and on the evidence of the last few games, the players are as bored and uninspired as we all are. Our coaching seems to be below average, our use of youth appalling and our facilities degraded with each passing day. We are less than a shadow of what we could be as a club and there seems to be no end in […]

     
  • Vindication By Comparison? Ranger And Elliot Star In Bordeaux

    Vindication By Comparison? Ranger And Elliot Star In Bordeaux

    Bordeaux 2 Newcastle United 0 We live in a world where the phrase “guilt by association” is well known, often used and too often appropriate. Having watched Newcastle surrender to Bordeaux in the last group D game of the Europa League however, I wonder if I need to coin the phrase “vindication by comparison”. In a game from which I expected little to be excited about I was left feeling completely disenchanted by the performances of our players, except that is by the seemingly resurgent […]