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    Calling out around Wearside Are you ready for a brand new beat? Eternal Winter's there and the time is right For shitting in the street They're shitting in Roker (shiting in the street) Down in Pennywell (shitting in the street) In Hendon (shiting in the street) All we need is blue pop, sweet blue pop There'll be blue pop everywhere There'll be defecating, urinating, and spice being taken Shitting in the street
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    Leicester fan here. Just coming on to (hopefully) congratulate you guys on your much deserved takeover. I must say from my perspective, I don't understand the outcry regarding the Saudi Arabians taking over your club at all. If one looks back, every single "benevolent" and "good" owner of a Premier League club in recent memory has bought their club for underlying motives. For instance, we know Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea to raise and cleanse his public profile as an unscrupulous and powergrabbing oligarch during the break up of Soviet state assets. Abu Dhabi bought Manchester City to enhance their standing in the West with a view to diversifying their economy. Even my beloved former Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha bought Leicester City in the midst of suspicion regarding his state-backed monopolisation of Thailand's Duty Free market and his role in attempted coups. The core questions are these though: What were the positives and what were the negatives of these purchases; do the positives outweigh the negatives? The positives that these acquisitions brought need little explanation. Despite initial short-term hatred from rival clubs, these three clubs have provided some of the greatest footballing stories of recent memory, adding untold extra layers of intrigue, interest and as a result incredible long-term growth and prosperity to the Premier League. Similarly, local areas around the clubs have been significantly invested in and thus transformed, substantially increasing wealth, jobs and standards of living. The Saudi Arabian takeover of yourselves will surely yield similar rewards for the Premier League and local area. The negatives are however indiscernible; potentially they have helped Abramovich, Srivaddhanaprabha and Abu Dhabi in their home power plays against whatever similarly shady rivals they were operating against, but I can't pretend to be an expert on these matters so as to offer a proper analysis of them. The same can be said for so many of the sports journalists we are seeing now who suddenly seem to be experts around the complexities of Saudi Arabian politics and governance in the Middle East. In this way, resistance to your takeover is seeming to revolve around this issue of morality, and television rights. As I can see has been covered by others numerous times in this thread already, the Premier League can't resolve the alleged issue of Saudi Arabian piracy by ostracising them completely. We can see from history that ostracised individuals actively resist the wills of those they've been ostracised by. The Premier League needs to get the Saudis around the talking table, strengthen the volume of mutually beneficial dialogue between the two and work together as collaborative partners to address this issue. Similarly, the moral issue doesn't land at all. The simple recent increase in journalistic activity on Saudi Arabia is evidence enough that this deal has drastically increased public interest in Saudi Arabian affairs, and will continue to do so as the profile of Newcastle United rises under their leadership. This then increases public interest and scrutiny of the regime's activities, and consequently public clamour for action regarding alleged misdeeds will rise in parallel. Accordingly, our governments therefore feel more pressured to act, and will have increased influence over Saudi Arabia to do so with due to their mutually beneficial collaborative relationships, and the increased array of sanctions to threaten Saudi Arabia with that come with the closer economic integration exampled by this deal. So, from both a television rights and a moral basis, the best long-term play is to support this deal. I do not know if it is just the media's self-designated duty to support whichever side of the argument necessary to herd the opposing factions into the fight ring in the most explosive and best selling fashion possible, or whether the coronavirus epidemic is making them all especially sentimental and clouding their ability to make a long-term and logical interpretation of this takeover, but I feel really sorry for you guys having to put up with it all. I have my fingers crossed that it is sorted imminently.
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    Wraith’s next book will be “ The Mansour Brothers- Mecca’s Gangland Underbelly” They only chopped the hands off their own- nice blokes really, loved their mam. It’ll be his bestseller and may even reach double figures.
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    R.e Delaney... There are questions he won't answer. Why was he seemingly in support of the PIF take over of Manchester United? What has changed in 18 months & why is the discrepancy between his support of one takeover & vilification of another so huge? We all know the answers to these questions. Why is it ok for him to draw wages from a newspaper that is 30% owned by Saudi Arabia? Why is he making a business transaction between a sovereign state and a British millionaire the burden of the working person i.e those who have the least control? He hasn't held Ashley to account in 13 years, he's not even holding Ashley responsible for dealing with Saudi Arabia. In front of his very eyes he's watching his beloved Man United pushed another place down the pecking order by a club who hitherto were also rans, irrelevant. Just like Man City were. It's plain and simple jealously. There's no two ways about it.
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    Hook it to my veins
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    I think we suffer from reverse Graucho Marx syndrome. We wonder why anyone would want to join a forum that would have us as members.
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    I’d be absolutely delighted with Benitez or Pochettino. I appreciate that Pochettino has never won a trophy as a manager but he has managed Espanyol, Southampton and Spurs. Would you have expected him to win a trophy at any of those clubs? Arguably Spurs but, when you consider Spurs wage structure and transfer spend, they are miles behind most of the rest of the top six. Getting Spurs to the CL final is an unbeleivable achievement. I also think he comes across as being a decent bloke and he seems to get the best out of his players. We’d be lucky as fuck to get him.
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    Just seen Cummings referred to as Superdry Gollum. Can't see today getting any better than that.
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    Love the idea that our average fan is supposed to understand the political sensitivities of the middle east. Meanwhile in Lahhhndan they're still making monkey gestures at black players.
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    Just before this kicked off my Father in law collapsed at work. He is 70 and does 3 days, due to retire soon. Loves his work and is still fit for his age. Anyways, they did some tests and found out he was having some heart issues. Palpitations and the like. They put him on some meds an it was all fine. Couple of weeks ago after a bike ride with my Mother in law, he was doing some work in the garden and again felt dizzy. Next day, played some badminton in the garden and then did some more gardening and then collapsed. Went to A&E and they kept him in for a couple of days as they were concerned about how high his HR was. He is due a scan soon. But managed to get it down with meds. Since he's been released he's not been feeling great. He's not been sleeping well and he said he felt short of breathe. He went for a Covid test last week as he is a Key worker (He maintains switch gear in sub & power stations). Come back today as positive. He's almost 71. He loves a good few pints, but he's a slim bloke as he's played sport or his life. I am just hoping his fitness get's him through this. CT, I sometimes think the stick you get on here is harsh, but TBH. You're absolutely thick as fucking pig shit. Yes some people are shitting their pants. But at the moment, I would say this fucking situation needs respect and control. What that useless cunt did yesterday was drop a huge massive fucking shit grenade. He clearly hasn't consulted anyone about what his plans are. The National Parks will be fucking swamped at the weekend. What about the MRT people who have to haul fat useless cunts like you off Scafell etc? They don't really have much choice do they? What these cunts have done is wash their hands of the situation. It's an absolute disgrace.
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    I'm not quite sure why you PM'd me your test results but glad to hear you're okay.
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    Imagine if the club they hated more than anyone became the richest club in the world next week. That would really piss them off.
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    To be fair in a few years time we might have to change his username to TrophyGuy.
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    Pretending to care about human rights because your football club isn’t the one being taken over is ‘cringe as fuck’. #cans
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    So this is going to be the week when CT can rightly say he is getting the hang of this bin lark?
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    TalkShite are reporting the Saudi State news are tweeting it’s approved. https://talksport.com/football/708232/premier-league-approve-takeover-newcastle-saudi/amp/ Hand lotion moved to shed.
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    They are the most pathetic club going. You don’t have to be a Newcastle fan to see they’re a complete fucking mess. That’s all they say about people that point out issues with their club, which they then ignore, then they wonder years later why it’s such a fucking mess. I look forward to that club being out of business tbh.
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    There’s the kiss of death.
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    I guess some people are better than others at concealing who they are
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    That was Chuck Berry
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    CT blatantly eyeing up a 32" one
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    Went for our usual walk on Saturday, but earlier/later than normal, about midday. Lots of people out, fair dos, they were just doing the same as us. Two lads in their twenties approached, we stopped but couldn’t go into road because of traffic. They continued to get closer when one of them gobbed on to the pavement about six feet away from us, before they walked past within a couple of feet of us This comes after I was wandering down towards my gaff with headphones in a couple of weeks ago and two grey tracksuit wearing twats cycled past me on the pavement. I was listening to the most recent tome in the Trainspotting series of novels and suddenly I was giving it my best Begbie; “FUCKIN TWO METRES YOU CUNTS!” which I immediately regretted as they stopped up ahead and started staring at me... I crossed the road and carried on, still half a mile from home...they circled in the road up ahead, then disappeared over the brow of the hill...I got up there and they were stopped chatting to some other cunt, by this time I was on the lookout for bits of wood or even a fuckin traffic cone to use as weapons.. I passed them on the other side of the road again, thinking if this was where it would all end, and I hadn’t even seen who the Saudi’s marquee signing would be....eventually they passed again, but didn’t look back, shooting through the red lights at the cross roads at the bottom of the hill... I’m never listening to a fuckin Irvine Welsh novel again...
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    saloon doors open. music stops TT regulars turn and glare you ain't from around here, are you boy?
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    If I ever invent a time machine I’m having the Luftwaffe visit that grade one listed bollocks
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    We want to experience a culture we might feel uncomfortable with, too. It’s called success.
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    Please, dear fucking God, lift this lockdown now.
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    If there’s one club in the world who can be the richest club by a fucking mile for a number of years and win fuck all it’s us.
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    I want Rafa back. But honestly wouldn’t turn my nose up at any of the people mentioned here. Our current manager is Steve Bruce
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    The weatherspoons owner is one person I would never tire of punching in the face.

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