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Saturday, July 22, 2006

Duff to join Newcastle

Unfortunatly the Duff deal has fallen through which is sadly how it goes in football. While I would have been delighted if he joined Spurs it is clear that he is only interested in money as he is being paid £85,000 a week in a team that doesn't need a left winger but a new defence and striker. The fee Newcastle agreed with Chelski was over £12 million pounds according to the usual message boards FTL and COYS. For that money they are welcome to him.

Better news suggests that Carrick is staying :-) If true, and I hope it is, then it is fantastic news - who would you rather have? Carrick or Duff? Easy answer for me.

I think Levy also deserves some credit for refusing to let a greedy agent hold the club to ransom.

COYS!

111 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

F him!

12:51 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree Duff is a great player but for that money and the huge wages we could do better business elsewhere, So glad I can say its the club notting letting people take the piss rather than the chairman being a tight shit - please take note how a proper clucb runs doug ellis!!

12:54 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Blogger tjm19842002 said...

i heard that spurs are about to sign a south african Jabu Pule in the next 48 hours so F**k Duff

12:55 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hope he aint another old john

12:56 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Blogger tjm19842002 said...

all i know is that he is 26 and he play on the left of midfield

1:00 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous pete said...

27 injury prone and over-priced. Or talented left winger. I think Spurs, Newcastle, Chelsea and Liverpool should be happy.

Spurs have stuck to their principles on this. Yeah lost a good player, but not over payed.

Newcastle have done well, yet you have to worry about desperation in their signings, ie- will pay big every time, yet often injury prone. Just a warning.

As a spurs fan quite happy - so long as we sign a left winger and a right back to go with other excellent deals so far.

1:09 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i live in south africa and the player that i think that spurs sould sign is Lebohang Mokoena he is a striker and he has scored 11 goals in 14 games

1:09 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know this is a Spurs weblog, but could you guys consider for a second that the sums suggested in this article may be exaggerated? All of the "impartial" sources, such as SKY and BBC, quote wages and transfer fee well below the estimates in this article.

As a Newcastle fan, I can see that Spurs are on the up and I truly wish you guys the best in breaking the top four next season. But I really wish that you'd quit your bitter perspective to NUFC. Let's hope both clubs do well next season, not just one.

Having watched a fair amount of Spurs and of Aaron Lennon, I don't think that Jol would employ two out-and-out wingers on a regular basis, especially away from home, and when you have such a fine prospect in Lennon, why spend yet more cash on midfield players? (Spurs already spent cash on the likes of Murphy, who barely gets a game!) I think Spurs should strengthen at full back, as your midfield looks excellent already, especially if you keep wor lad Carrick (considering his allegiances, I would be most surprised and disappointed if he joins ManUre).

Incidentally, it should also be pointed out that under Souness, Newcastle had a reasonable defence by Premiership standards (Boumsong, who is hopefully on his way out, aside), but needed to score more frequently. Under Roeder, the pattern is the same but not as pronounced. Why then, does this article criticise our defence yet further? Criticise the goalscoring: this has been the (uncharacteristic) problem of NUFC for the past few years.

Let's hope, therefore, that NUFC and Spurs both get the players they need. Spurs don't need Duff, and NUFC don't need him at the price quoted in this article. A scenario that suits both parties suits the Premiership - who else but these two (and, I graciously admit, Spurs moreso) can challenge the Premiership's elite?

Best of luck to Spurs this coming season...

1:18 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not 85k\week but 60k\week - less than he was offered to stay at Chelsea, so the accusation of going for the money hardly ring true. He could've stayed where he was and got more.

Not sure people should be disappointed by losing out. After all, in a season that was supposed to be unsuccessful for him, he did better than Aaron Lennon in almost every department:

http://home.skysports.com/list.asp?hlid=403787&CPID=8&clid=6&lid=&title=Omens+look+good+for+Damien+chase

1:18 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

At least Newcastle was made to pay over the odds. If we aren't gonna get the player, let's not allow our rivals to nick 'em on the cheap! Good business. Plus, it demonstrates how Jol, Levy & DC have their collective finger on the transfer pulse. As we've now seen with the Berbatov & Zokora deals, our trio is first in the know, and will act swiftly when they determine whether a move is correct. Duff woulda been perfect, but I've no doubt Spurs will find another quality left winger. Why Duff prefers Newcastle only he will know, but the barcodes are like Tottenham in that they are also a team with history and great fans. But Spurs are building something special, and one duffin' setback ain't gonna change that.

Waddle's Mullet

2:04 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Duff may have done better in every department but one thing we need to remember regarding that statement; Lennon is 8 years Duff's junior and I can never remember Duff being as talented as Lennon at his age. To be honest I cant remember the last out and out english winger as talented as Lennon.

Although this isnt about Lennon a comment made earlier regarding Spurs employing 2 out and out wingers, as entertaining as it would be, Spurs would be very vulnerable, especially considering the experience of the new full backs MJ has bought in, I would much rather a player like Sorin for a few seasons and then splash out on a true winger allowing time for the full backs development.

2:05 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This article is typically tainted with sour grapes from a fan that knows a good player has opted for a different club.

I cannot understand the superior attitude of the spurs fans. Only in the past few seasons have you pushed a step close to the top 4. Over the duration of the premiership Newcastle have put Tottenham to the sword with devastating displays, most recently the 3-1 victory in April.

Tottenham have good potential but their success relies on Carrick and Lennon. If either of these players leave or are injured then they'll suffer.

In Newcastle's defence Roeder is only starting to shape his squad, whereas Jol seems yet to have found concrete formation or tactic.

2:13 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jenas knows which team is on the up!

2:29 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think personally that Damien Duff could be a good signing with his experience in the champion leagues but the price is too high..I think that Zeigler must get the chance to prove himself. He is young and can still improve...so why not trying Ziegler instead on spending huge sum....

2:31 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Personally I kinda relief to hear he moves to Newcastle! because he'll costs us a lot! I'd rather have Gareth Baryy with us he might not as quick as Duff but we need a versatile player like him who can play both defense and offense...last but not least~! get Lua-lua he rejected Pompey last offer! I'm a big fan of Lua2! and he's also a spurs fan! so what are you waiting for Comolli?~!

2:36 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Increadable how fans suddenly can find all the bad things about a player when he won't join their club. From what i've seen of Damien Duff, he's an excellent winger, he has done great for Chelsea and he should be a good sign for any other premiership club, including both Spurs and Newcastle.

But...

As a Newcastle fan i can't stop wondering why buy a left winger, when we have maybe the most talented left winger in the premiership, N'Zogbia, Milner can play there as well. Spending £10m on Duff seems very stupid to me, and I would rather have seen him joining Spurs. We need strikers and fullbacks, not midfielders. But best of luck to Duff. And to Spurs by the way.

2:55 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Blogger Ciaran Cockerel said...

As a Spurs fan, I was extremely excited at the prospect of Damien becoming a Spur. The already strong Irish connection with Tottenham bode well for the future and its subsequent demise was a let down.
However, I have had faith in every move that MJ and management has made and trust the depth of their homework. I beleive that if they thought Damien to be worth what he went for, they would have come up with the loot.
Remember that Cris Hughton is assisstant manager on this Spurs team and he knows Duff as well as anyone.

The collective brain power of our management may well have made the right decision on this occasion.
I do wish Damien and Newcastle all the best in the future however, their fans as ours, deserve it.

3:54 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If Duff genuinely wants more first team action, then joining Newcastle is a better bet for him than Spurs or staying put at Chelsea. Perhaps he was telling it how it really was? Rare for players and agents these days!
Good luck to the Geordies; they are not our competition. Our only focus outside WHL should be L'pool, Scum, ManUre and Chelski.

7:03 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous gabidan said...

ok conspiracy theory-Since Chelsea may see us as more of a threat than Nufc could it be that they wouldnt want to sell one of their "Talents" to another competing London team? its a shame Duff didnt join us but it aint the end of the world lets see what Reto Zeigler does he was good before but now he's got another talented 19 year old winger at the club to bounce off?

7:43 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree we should not be paying over 7mil for a player that has such a bad injury record but I would like to get an answer to this question:

Can Mr Levy please come clean and give us the detail of the "so called" settlement with Chelsea over the Arnesen affair? We were led to belive that the interest of the club had been settled in the matter and that we have come to some "arrangement" with Chelsea. This was not a cash settlement. ( I am a share holder and the club financial statements do not show any kind of cash payment. It was therefore suggested that we had some kind of deal where we were to get "cut price players" for any players leaving the club. We made offers for Cole, turned down as we did not give them the right fee, Johnson, no deal. Now Duff? Please Mr Levy can you tell us how you looked after the inerest of our club as so far it seems that you were just told to F off and go away!

Unfortunately is seems you may just have done exactly that and we were just shafted after all.....the secrecy was just a smokescreen for your failure!

8:10 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i think duff has gone for a very high price. he only had one more year left on his contact. £6 million tops for any player like that. newcastle always pull out all the stop for a big name player to keep their 51000 home fans happy. i think we still need 4 players in and maybe a few out the other way.
i'm looking forward to seeing some of the new players today and next weekend at the inter game. come on spurs lets push for 4th place and dont give up late points in games.

i still think mj wants downing on the left??

8:14 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Spot on Newcastle manager and Shepherd needed to act quickly after an abysmal display last saturday during which they were booed off at half time as some players looked disinterested and not up for it.After the game they had extra training and a roasting from, Roeder,Parker was late for his man of the match award. They are desperate and its no surprise tht this has led towards having to pay over the odds for a player in an effort to appease the supporters. Spurs do right by backing off and not matching the terms, we have paid the price before for panic buys.

8:43 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We offered Chelski 5-7million for a player in the last year of his contract which was rejected. Mourinho did not want to sell Duff to Spurs-it is as simple as that. They know about the revolution happening in N17. Duff would have been ideal but DC and MJ know what they are doing.

Does anyone know when the new shirt is released? I cannot find this info out anywhere???

8:57 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I CANT UNDESTAND WHY PEOPLE THINK RETO ZIEGLER IS GOING TO BE THE AWNSER ON THE LEFT. HE COULDNT EVEN GET IN THE WIGAN SIDE LAST SEASON.

9:18 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 8:57...The new Spurs shirt is released on August 22nd, for the home match with Sheff. Utd.

10:04 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous parklanespur said...

DAMIEN DUFF SIGNING FOR NEWCASTLE INSTEAD OF US IS A MASSIVE BLOW. HE IS A GREAT LEFT WINGER AND THAT FACT THAT THERE IS ALL THIS SOUR GRAPES IS BEYOND ME BECAUSE EVERYONE KNOWS HOW GOOD HE IS. WELL DONE NEWCASTLE FOR SPENDING THE MONEY ON HIM.....AS FOR US WELL WE HAVE BEEN BEATEN IN THE TRANSFER MARKET AGAIN.........WHEN THERES OPPOSITION FOR A PLAYER WE ALWAYS LOSE! WE WERE VERY LUCKY THAT DEFOE, KEANE, LENNON, CARRICK AND ROBBO WERE JUST CHASED BY US!

ANYWAY I STILL HAVE CONFIDENCE THAT WE WILL STILL BUY BIG BUT WE DO NEED A LEFT WINGER AND I DONT KNOW OF ONE THAT IS AVAILABLE ANYMORE.

10:04 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Valle said...

I wonder if all these negative postings had been here had spurs been succesful in capturing Duff... Would we have seen posts like "bugger, we got Duff and he was too expensive... why oh why"... Great to see some fans are still capable of an honest opinion like parklanespur... Duff fan from Denmark

10:16 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think we should now move for Pablo Aimar, Valencia want to get rid of him, and the fee is quoted around 6-7m. Jol was talking in interviews about standard 4-4-2 not being flexible enough, so maybe Aimar drifting from the left as Tainio and Murphy attempted to do last season would be a good way to go?

10:20 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

As DC said on the Spurs website, 'Jol only wants players that are commited to the Tottenham cause'. If Duff is only interested in money, then he will never play with the commitment and passion that the team did last season. We won a lot of points, not just on ability, but with a true never give up attitude.
In a player we need both, ability and a true desire and commitment to winning.

10:27 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes we are a bit pished off that Duff has gone to Newcastle...thats obvious. But why Newcastle? They think they are a big club and maybe they are a big club in Newcastle but thats it. Outside the goldfish bowl everyone realises Newcastle aint a big club...I mean wheres the trophies....last time the barcodes won anything it was 1955. Duff will be a good signing for newcastle but its still a desperate signing and newcastle still need a new defence and proper centre forwards. Stupid geordies!

10:33 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Valle said...

Do this side have a childrens corner for ppl like the above or are that rly the standard of spurs fans?

10:39 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Valle = Geordie who thinks Newcastle are a big club!

And yes a childrens corner would be good - it could teach all the geordies proper English grammar. Looks like Valle would need some lessons here as I quote..."or are that the rly the standard of spurs fans?" Hardly great english is it?!?!

10:58 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have always thought Aimar to be a great player but hes possibly a little lightweight for the EPL.

Lets just clone Ginola....

11:00 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Valle said...

First of all im from Denmark not from Newcastle, so if u wish we could speak Danish, it might improve my grammar!... Anyway if have Nothing personal against spurs or spurs fans, but ur post as an Anonymous are unconstructive and seems like mud-throwing to me, and im sure most spurs fans would agree to that... The grapes are sour this year, the fox said.

Ps: Is "Pished" from ur first post correct English grammar?

11:08 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Valle, Applogies for mistaken you for a Geordie and no I dont want to speak Danish thank you! Despite the fact i mentioned your grammar i do actually think your grammar is better than that of the geordies.

Pished is a more polite way of writing pissed off and if you get pissed (from drinking rather than from getting mad) then the tendancy to slur your words means pissed sounds more like pished. urmm yeah i had some beers last night! Hope you enjoy this lesson in english slang!

11:17 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Florida Pete here...Its purely money, Jol, and Levy more exactly, wont pay some players 70-80k a week, when the policy is youth and team spirit, it would undermine this and cause resentment amongst the others...Having said that, you cant really blame Duff, hes maybe got 5 years left, and I cant see him going on into punditry or management? He needs to make as much cash as poss in that time...

11:24 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yet again another shit post, last weekend Duff was going to sign I told you it was shit but you still post crap. If you,re a real Spurs fan which I doubt speak about the real issues that affect Tottenham like the new training ground, the capacity at WHL. You seem to no nothing about the real feeling of Spurs fans, why don,t you fuck off back to your kids at school you prick and stop ripping off decent Spurs fans

11:39 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just to put the record straight about Newcastle's defence read on.
5. Spurs conceeded 38
6. Blackburn conceeded 42
7. Newcastle conceeded 42
8. Bolton conceeded 41
9. West Ham conceeded 55

Not a million miles between us all so perhaps we all need a new back four then. If you had signed Duff I'd be gutted too so I fully understand the sour grapes. At this time he hasn't signed yet anyway.

11:58 AM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Skysports has just announced that Duff has rejected newcastle at the last moment and will sign for Spurs. Fucking ace.

12:11 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Although signing duff would have been exciting with lennon on the other side, it doesnt offer much flexibility and could leave us vunerable. I would be keen to sign both lua-lua and sorin. This offers us good flexibility in that sorin can play both full back and left midfield (and centre back), and lua-lua could play left midfield and as a second (or third striker). This gives us many more options than just duff, if we needed to go more defensive away from home, it would result in a central midfielder doing the job again!

12:15 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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12:17 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

12:17: A big team has signed Duff? In that case he cant be going to Newcastle as they aint a big club...just a big goldfish bowl!

12:31 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

do you still think Duff will wont to sign for the geordies after they loose to Lillestrom today?

Come 4.45 there could be another twist in this transfer saga!!!

12:42 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Newcarshole 12.17pm:

I bet you are a fat northern bastad!...belly stickin out and your cheap shit Newcy Brown in one hand and bacon sarney in the otherhand...hahaha!

Do me a favour mate and sing me this song;

Go up pub,
drink 10 pints,
and get really plastered.

Go back home,
and beat da wife,
COS IM A NORTHERN BASTAD!!!!!!!

Hahahahahahaha!!!

2:08 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Berbatov has just scored 2 in the first 15 mins of our game against brum and the sky sports news men are waxing lyrical about him.

Who needs Duff!!!!

3:23 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So, Duff isn't worth 10m is he not Spurs fans?? Hahahaha!!! So is he worth the £5MILLION that we have paid?!!!! Yip. £5m english pounds. Why would he want to just come to 'another' London club, he obviously knows that helping The Toon win just ONE trophy would be worth more than 10 at Chelsea. Yours and Liverpools loss. Oh, and we've just beat lilletrome 3 nowt so that fucker before can fuck off with the 'could be another saga come 4.45. Boring cockney wanker! Everyone knows cockneys a pig ignorant, atleast up here he will be idolised by 52,000 adoring fans and breath some fresh air up here! Credit to us for showing some fucking balls and putting wa money where wa mouth is!

At the end of the day its sour grapes on their part. He'd get into ANY team in prem.

Defoe next??....

Haway me bonny lads!!!

6:01 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Vinny said...

Magic...that will ease the fears that he is not another east european dud alla Rebrov. His great double will inspire him to want more of the same. The thing I am really impressed about also is that as our world cup players are still away, the fringe players came in and seemed to have done very well. Will be interesting against Inter next week.

The 3 pronged attack looks exciting, but may compromise Lennon and natural width at times, guess he will come back to give us that option.

Overall we look in goodshape, maybe one or two new full-backs and possibly a back up striker would strenghthen the side further.

RB - any of Trabelsi/Chimbonda or Micah Richards.

LB/LM - Bridge/Barry or other good left sided player.

Would like Davenport and Gardner to be given a chance at centre defence back up as any other available players seem ridiculously expensive...10 million for Curtis Davies!?...Please!!!

7:11 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good to see some comments from a few reasonable toon fans. Shame about the unreasonable, reactionary and juvanile Spurs fans but there you go. I've never had a problem with the newky boys (and girls) from up north and wish them well with their new purchase who I rate even at 10 mil (injuries aside but that's for you lot to find out about now). And if a player wants to choose any other club over Spurs, so be it. Who knows his reasons? I'm quite happy not to have a player who doesn't want to play for us. Let's hope we spend the season showing duff why he made the wrong decision. Whoever we end up with on the left, I still can't wait for the season to start.

Friendlies so far = 4 wins out of 4.

COME ON YOU SPURS!

Yid15

9:32 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

right lads, lets get this straight, we all know jol and levy know what they want, and to be honest if jol wanted him bad enough jol would get him, money isnt really too much of an issue at spurs, but jol knows for that price we could get a better player or players. the word in north london tho boys is phillip lahm is on his way. where would that leave ping pong as we signed Ekotto too. it could show the door to meathead as ping pong can play right back to

10:16 PM, July 22, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

anon 6:01..You sad northen twat. You may want to believe that you only paid £5m, which was reported in one Newcastle papaer, but the truth is between £10-12m and around £85k per week. For a player with only one year left on his contract and is injury prone. GOOD BUSINESS. As Sven revealed, Owen only joined you for the money and Duff has just done the same. Still you can look forward to a new manager come January.

8:44 AM, July 23, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

NEWCASTLE PIG FUCKERS (I HAVE SEEN THE SO CALLED WOMEN UP THERE), IT IS US SOUTHERNERS THAT HAVE PAID FOR DUFF AS YOUR CLUB IS SPONSORED BY THE GOVERNMENT. ALL YOU WORKSHY, WIFE BEATING PISSHEADS CLAIMING BENEFIT (WHICH COME FROM OUR TAXES) PAYING TO WATCH A BUNCH OF MERCENARIES.
STILL, YOUR PITCH IS IN GOOD CONDITION, IT HAS TO BE YOU HAVE £60M OF MANURE ON IT EVERY TWO WEEKS.

8:53 AM, July 23, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think its not the 10 mil that we won't pay Chelsea but probably Duff wage demands.

Duff would have been a superb addition to our team and if he had considered our team and that of Newcastle, it would have been a no contest.If it is for footballing reasons, it would be fantastic for him and for spurs. If he wants the money, thats life and good luck to him.

My only concern is that Newcastle is breathing down our neck and is one of our closer competitors.

Other than Robben, I really can't see anyone either in the premiership or the recently concluded WC that could excite us.

Levy and Jol had done a wonderful job so far.But we have hit a bottleneck.

Do we start paying superscale wages that would attract the big names or maintain the present wage structure.Remeber the big 4 do pay wages higher than us.

It's not a easy question to answer. For on one hand you want to improve the team while on the other you try not to fall into the Leeds crash.

We would see the wisdom of our transfer policy in the news season to come.

COYS !

9:23 AM, July 24, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Top drawer Left wingers are hard to come by so their price is often inflated.

In Jol we trust.

Yid15

10:42 AM, July 24, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

''anon 6:01..You sad northen twat. You may want to believe that you only paid £5m, which was reported in one Newcastle papaer, but the truth is between £10-12m and around £85k per week.''

makes you look a bit of a prick really doesn't it ?
so 5m it was then....

12:04 PM, July 24, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

blimey have u seen the new third kit which we will be wearing for european away games? - brown and gold!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

12:34 PM, July 24, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

blimey have u seen the new third kit which we will be wearing for european away games? - brown and gold!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

12:34 PM, July 24, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hahahaha you spurs cunnys, we got duff for 5m and your silence here is choking !!

mwah mwah mwah

9:25 PM, July 24, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

15M in wages and injury prone but at least he can keep Owen company along with twat Carr.

11:03 PM, July 24, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

9.25pm...never tot I need to trade insults with newcastle fans.

But I think Necastle is a huge club but a joke.Down the years, your managers are rubbish and you sent huge sum of money for no returns.That mirror us to some extend but while we are back on the right track, your management team is still rubbish.

You have spend more money than us but you have gone not any further than us.You are even lagging behind us.

5:43 AM, July 25, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

As for Duff listening to his heart...hmmm thats sound familar to a certain Mr Alan Shearer. He has a cahnce to join Man U but choose to join Newcastle and what did he win in the end... NOTHING !!!

Good luck Duff...hope history don't repeat itself.

5:46 AM, July 25, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Roeder is an under rated manager. I think their fortunes will improve if he is given the chance ie more than 9 months.

In fact we mirror Newcastle in every way until we had one good campaign last season. They are a massive club, far bigger than us but it will be interesting from here to see who does the best.
Duff is awesome and I'm gutted we lost out on him.

7:59 PM, July 26, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

u spuds r lowlife cunnys compared to your classy neighbours. ur just dogshit on the premiership pavement.

8:03 PM, July 26, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

now it looks like spurs are going to lose Carrick !
roflol !!!

9:29 AM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Newcastle is far bigger than us ?But thats not what history says or the current fan base say.They just have a bigger stadium and spend lots of silly money.If that is bigger than us, well, good luck to them.

I agree they are one of our closest competitors but they are far fom being on the right track.But Spurs are.

As for those Newcastle fans who cheered b'cos we are going to lose Carrick, please tell me when was the last time your transfer make a profit?

With the 18mil in our hands , it is usually used far more productively than you lot.What happened to the 17mil you spend on Owen ?...ouch !

Rest assured Jol, Comolli and Levy will spot bargains far better than you lot over there.

Carrick was a good player but he was no talisman of the current spurs team.

9:53 AM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

In fact since Levy installed the role of sporting director...NONE of our transfer went into red.

How's that for good management.Newcastle how much was it you spend on Luque, Boumsoung and Owen ?

9:58 AM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 9.53am.

No point discussing that with a bunch of thick mugs.It is by no mistake that London is the commercial capital of England, can you imagine it being in Newcastle, run by a load of thick geordies lol!

Anyway, Newcarshole Utd is a poor man's northern version of Chelsea, except for at least Chelsea win things with all the money they spend, where as Fred Sheperd is just an Abramovich wannabee, but will never have a fraction of the money, power and success that the Russian has.

11:28 AM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

very few players spurs have bought have been sold for a profit in the last 15 years. Gazza was probably the last time you made money on a player.
and as the poster above suggests, you are the 'dogshit on the premiership pavement'

NEWCASTLE ARE A MASSIVE CLUB BY ANYONE'S STANDARDS, YOU ARE NOT.

ROFLOL

12:14 PM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you may have spent some big money this summer on nobodies like berbatov (spelling?) never heard of him and the other geeza you bought too.

something tells me you won't be selling them for a profit...

spurs cunny

12:25 PM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Carrick is a decent player (albiet a Northern Monkey) and i would prefer to keep him in the squad but £18 million, YES PLEASE.

He is nowhere near worth that.

Fucking Great Business.

We had plenty of options & cover in central midfield anyway and remember we have a young lad who can plass the ball as well as Carrick, and can TACKLE too.........Tom Huddlestone, step up to the plate.

Hopefuly he will get a chance in the first team this season and show us all the potential he has.



as for Necarsul being a 'Big' club

Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha


Now I'M ROLFLMAO

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Dirty Northern Bastads

Get a job you Pikeys


Also there seems to be some Geordie prick obsessed at posting on a Spurs blog, what a sad twat.

I can understand your inferior complex to the mighty lilywhites and that Spurs are fucking superb, yes, and you want to know everything and get involved with Martin Jols Blue & White revolution but you are a northern wankstain and are not welcome to gatecrash the the revolution so fuck off, have you got nothing better to do with your school holidays you tit??



Hope Steve Carr's enjoying the Goldfish bowl!!

12:40 PM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fucking great business ?
bollocks you talk. haven't you heard of trying to build a team ?. Carrick is by far your best midfielder/player and you sell him.
I remember Chelski offering Arsenal 2 seasons ago 50m for Terry Henry.
They turned it down because they keep the players they want to .

Carrick knows he's going to a better team, bigger club with a great chance of winning trophies...all the things your pisspot club pretends to be but isn't. Manu rate carrick very highly, which is why they are paying big money for him and your club is letting him go ?

ROFLOL YOU CUNNY FUCKS

7:09 PM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Carricks joined united !!!!!

not to worry but,we have plenty of other quality players to fill his boots

7:30 PM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh Newcasrehole...its full of chavs...it's full of pricks...wankers...and pikeys...Oh Newcasrehole, its full of chavs.

You think you are a big club. Correction, you have a big stadium cos propertiy is cheap up there, you get a decent crowd - cos they are all unemployed and tickets are dirt cheap and there is fuck all else to do when you are skint, and lastly who else is there to support in that northern shithole?

Tottenham is full every week and has been for years and years and is expensive to get in, with a massive waiting list of season ticket holders, it an area heavily populated by teams in the top two divisions of the country. Imagine when we start winning things where we will be...at least we can remember when we last won something, you guys have to ask your dads...if you know who they are...northern mugs...practically sweaty socks!

9:32 PM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

CUUUUUUUNT @ 7.30PM- CARE TO NAME YOUR OTHER QUALITY PLAYERS TO FILL CARRICK'S BOOTS ?

ALSO WANKER AT 9.32PM WHEN IT BECOMES CLEAR NEXT SEASON THAT YOU WON'T BE REPEATING LAST SEASONS PERFORMANCE, YOUR WAITING LIST AND YOUR ATTENDANCES WILL DROP QUICKER THAN YOUR WHORE WIVES KNICKERS.

ROFLOL YOU COCKNEY MUTTS

10:48 PM, July 28, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

7.09pm....geee... this newcastle people are really thick in the head...well just let me stab it in .....Carrick going to a Bigger club, with more chances to trophies?Try telling Alan Shearer that.Hahahaah... But it' easy to understand, a lot of geordies are plain stupid.

Duff obviously is not going to Necastle for that reason.May be Duff just fit perfectly at Newcastle for his IQ level. Shearer is a real loser.All the goals but no trohies.A 5th those goals in Man U shirt who have earned him some cuppies.

3:07 AM, July 29, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Us thick ? ROFLOL
you cunnies haven't a clue. virtually all the players that have left your little club have gone on to better things.

Sherringham, Campbell (hahaha), Gazza, Carrick(soon)
to name a few. your poor management over the past 20 years have given you nothing in exchange for the high prices you pay for your match tickets.
1 reasonable season in 20 and you think you are the greatest.
LOL it shows what daft cockney cunnies you are.
now fuck off...

11:28 PM, July 29, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

11.28pm...you are not any better.Andy Cole left Newcastle to join Man U and you know how many medals he had.

Dyer and Shearer have a chance to join Man U declined and we know what had happened to them.

You are stupid to mentioned those examples.As you forget you own shortcomings at the club.At least we did not spend that filthy amount to no avail.

How about that that you throw away a 15 points lead to witn the Premiership ?

Let face it, spurs have been poor in the past decade but Newcastle has been the loser of the premiership.All the support, big stadium and massive sepnding for nought.Even Blackburn has something to show for their spending.

You guys are a joke.

8:37 AM, July 30, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Duff doesn't think so. he obviously thought you cunnies were the joke...so does Carrick !
ouch I can feel your pain.

hahahaha

4:35 PM, July 30, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

and another thing. whenever I have gone to Highbury I have always been left with a big impression of how big their club is, with wonderful players too. Now they have moved to an incredible stadium fit for a top team.
Whenever I have gone to your club, I have left with the sense you are a club that has no ambition and a shithole for a stadium.

don't take it personally but you are cunnies of the highest order.

4:40 PM, July 30, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you are probably a ars** fan disgused as a newcastle fan, get a life, loser...you are boring us...

5:27 PM, July 30, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

shut it you cockney twat.

7:54 PM, July 30, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dear Geordie Gayboy, the shite that is coming out of your mouth is unbelievable (along with the manfat from Duff's cock), so stupid in fact that if i didnt know better i would think you are an Inbred (Probably thats what happens when you have no work dont it) cos you have atually got nothing to say other than duff...parker...err...ameobi...big wow!

To say you left Arsenal's higbury thinking how big there club is - you could only fit 38,000 gooner twats in there along with you gayboys, so how that can feel any different from 36,000 mighty lillywhites at Spurs makes me think that you are a jobless parasite on society that cannot even count. They are welcome to their new baseball stadium, the atmosphere seemed complete shite when bignose berkamp finally fucked off. They even had to get someone on the PA to wake the fans up and get them cheering, gutless goons!!!

By the way, talking of players leaving clubs to do better and win things...funny you should mention Gazza, cos he left you shit little team for SPURS, and WON the FA CUP and got in the England team to semi final WC! Twat!!! David Ginola was another one who left you for us and Won the league cup, and Jenas will no doubt be too soon as well as that seems the trend. ha ha. must really hurt that one when he says he is so happy at Spurs, especially as he can now understand the supporters.

Couldnt say the same about anyone leaving for newcastle to win things, as it was 1951 when you last something wasnt it! better ask your pikey dad ha ha ha. mugs

Did you see we won our 7th straight win in pre-season against Inter Milan, heard you really struggled in the inter-poopoo cup against some part timers from somewhere is eastern europe...sounds like another shite season for you boys dont it. enjoy another shit season looking up at the top teams battling for Champions League positions you sad Geordie wankers!!! LAUGH OUT FUCKING LOUD

8:10 PM, July 30, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you lower class cockney twats talk such bollox. you live in a dream world !
oh how you would have loved to have signed duff you wankers !
looks like we might be signing campbell too...and how successful he was once he left your little tin pot club.

mark my words, come may 07 you cunnies will be sacking Jol and tearing up your season tickets once again like the gutless pricks you are.

you seem to think you are a big club when you have had one good season in 20 years. we have a far better premiership record than you pig fuckers. 5th has been your best and we have finished above that several times.

now fuck off little cockney boy and suck your dads bellend.

11:57 PM, July 30, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, sod you lot and your silly smalltime newcastle bullshit!

18.6 mil for carrick!!? What! I'd have taken that even if he wanted to stay. And we've got Zokora. And Huddleston in a year or so will be as good as carrick but with the ability to tackle and a greater physical presence. 18.6 mil? Are you sure? Thanks man u, did you not notice the number of games last season in which carrick didn't perform?

Jol, Levy & Comolli are the dogs bollocks.

COME ON YOU SPURS!

Yid15

10:07 AM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Move on without him? FUCKIN RIGHT!

10:10 AM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

When newcastle signed Shearer 10 years ago, they looked set on to great things and when Owen signed last season, they behaved as if they have just won the premiership.

Com'on, let us bring you to reality, Newcastle, its not who you signed but also how you managed them.Your record for good management stinks.

We make people like Defoe and Carrick worth more than before, you guys only make others worth less and less.

As mentioned in the previous posts, Ginola became player of the season under us when he left you pathetic guys.

So don't get carried away with the Duff signing , yes we want him.But he choose the wrong club.

Spurs is the only club who can realistically challenge the big 4.

You thinking signing Sol Campebell while we have the likes of Dawson...so tell me which direction you guys are heading....

10:29 AM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We convince Man U to pay the highest possible sum of money for someone who doesn't want to stay.

Well done Levy and Comolli, we trust you.We know you are going to extend our excellent transfer record in the last 2 years which is second to none in the premiership.We less than 10mil you build a team ready to challenged the big 4.With the Carrick sale, we know you would bring us to even greater heights.

10:33 AM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

selling your best player shows a great lack of ambition don't you think.
fergie must be rubbing his hands right now and so will your other rivals.

if you think zokora will be the answer straight away before he has even played another premiership team is a sign of inadequate knowledge.
yes he may play well for the first few games but when the hype dies down he will struggle and so will your twatting team.

11:12 AM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Severely doubt Carrick was ever are best player you prick,To be honest he never scored goals and lacks pace,we have far better worthwhile players in our team,Make way for BIG Huddlestone.!!!!!!

4:01 PM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Carrick is not our best player...in fact we don't have one.We have quality over the park and unlike Liverpool we don't depend on a talisman like Gerrard.

Keane, King, Dawson and Carrick(used to be) were the backbone of the team.We have lost a vital cog but that is life, we will have to manage and in Levy, we can always trust that he will find a way.

We lost arnesan and Satini, but our brilliant chairman had overcome both storms.He will do so again

4:04 PM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Carrick was not our best player Geordie dumbass. United & Fergie were so desperate to make at least one signing to appease their fans that they have paid DOUBLE what he is worth in todays market. we do not have anyone head and shoulders above carrick in class, but thats cos we have a very good squad of hih ability and potential. Robinson, Defoe, Keane, King, Dawson, Lennon i would rate in the same bracket with the King being the best due to experience. We also have lots others either about to emerge thru age, time with spurs or who we have just signed, so READ IT AND WEEP. Ameobi, Boumsong, Luque and all the other twatts whose names i cannot even remember your lot signed for way over the odds...apart from a couple your squad reads as a pile of shit.

As for sacking Jol, you are havin a laugh. More like knighting him after another succesful season of steady progression under our management team. We are realistic, we are not expecting them to shit miracles, but if we do manage to keep up the pace we have started and either Zakora or Huddlestone fills Carricks boots then watch out cos i reckon as well as a strong league campaign we gonna win a cup! (BTW - they are what you get when you win something newcastle, in case you had forgotten)

Fellow spurs fans - Ask Arsenal fans and the intelligent ones will tell you that Spurs are a team to be reckoned with - check out their websites aint it nice to read for a change!!!

COYS

Surrey Yid

8:31 PM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh and by the way, as for Judas campbell (loves barrymore), that says a lot for where your club is at, signing other top clubs fading stars...

we used to do that...when we were shit.

surrey yid

8:33 PM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why are you all posting to a shite that hasn,t been touched by the editor since the 22nd July. The schoolteacher must be pissing himself laughing just as we are an Man U

8:37 PM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

coy's/surrey yid- you sell one player for a profit and now your management team are the greatest ?!

you cunnies have a huge list of players sold on after a few years of failure for a massive loss over the past 20 years.
in fact I would say you have the worst record for buying and selling players in history- remember buying 30+ year old Les ferdinand for 6m + FROM US ??? and we had the best of Ginola and you paid over the odds for him too !!

goodnight cunny cockney pig fuckers !!

ROFLOL YOU STOOPID FUX

8:46 PM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is this Geordie guy still here?!! How many days?? I can understand a fan from another football team stumbling on to another teams forums and starting a debate or just stirring shit for a bit of fun (who hasn't thought about going on to a gooner site to cause shit until the thought makes your skin crawl and you don't bother)but you do it for an hour at most and then go back too your life.

But this Geordie has been logging on for days!!! I cringe and feel embarassed for him (kinda like seeing some butcher a song at Karoki)

Does he have a life? The evidence shows not, fuck, proof it really is grim up north.

I saw the Newcastle press conference unviel Duff on Sky Sports and he stated that because he supported Chelsea it wasn't right he went to another London team. Fair enough, you gotta admire the guy for it buut don't read any more into it.

Read some of the forums dating back months, you'll realise hardly any spurs fan wanted him, he's inconsitant and injury prone. Spurs fans are on record on this site stating we don't want him and some clown comes on this site taunting us about him.

I cringe again


Fuck to the job centre you Geordie scum.


£18 million for Carrick, hell yeah!! We would be silly to turn that amount of money down. Yes he was a very good player but far too soft for my liking and he did many a lot of mistakes.

Huddlestone will be the man soon, with the Davids to learn from he's in safe hands.

9:39 PM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

neewky boy here, I strongly suspect the only reason you southern twats are showing such glee for getting 18m for a player is because you are obviously not used to getting that kind of money coming inwards. it must be a first for you guys right ?

your club is showing real signs that you will not be breaking the top 4 ever.
This is because a)Carrick wanted to leave to go to manu and join a club with a real chance of winning something big (and I mean not the carling cup)He obviously sees your club as one that doesn't have a realistic chance of improving much further...

b)read a) again

9:44 PM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you are obviously c*nts here . I'm not the poster above (and am just popping in to laugh at the shit you seem to believe )so there must be at least 2 here if not more.
to say spurs fans didn't want duff is a great big fat cockneyc*nt lie.
read through the posts here, many are saying it was a great shame/ gutted he chose newcastle rather than you piles of steaming cockney puss.
I see someone above says you are dogshit on the premiership pavement- how true that is you pikey trash.

9:53 PM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The initial fee is believed to be around £13m, with the remainder of the money likely to be based upon the club's success, Carrick's international appearances and the time he remains at Old Trafford.


West Ham are reported to be in for a windfall when the transfer goes through, with a sell-on clause included as part of the deal that took him to White Hart Lane.



I was a bit disappointed when I read that above. we may only get 13m at the end of the day and then west ham get a chunk of the sell on fee, usually 25% so that leaves 10m. we paid nearly 3m so it only leaves about 7m or less once you take out other fees to agents/lawyers etc.

not so great really is it ?

10:09 PM, July 31, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sell on fee 25%? You fuckin useless idiot. Piss off and learn some facts before you come on here spouting your juvenile bullshit.

12:05 AM, August 01, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Get lost ROFLOL, stop wasting our Blog space.

Go back to your pits whether in St James Park or the Terrorist stadium.

We are Tottenham and we are on a bull run and is the team to watch.We have a chairman you can only dream of having.Great business acumen and Tottenham through and through.He is smart too unlike your losers on the blog; Cambridge economics graduate and he is here for the long hual.Our future is secure as long he is here.Coaches and players may go but he has weathered the storm.


Next season we will be after the likes of Liverpool and maybe the gooners for the CL spot.

6:41 AM, August 01, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you prat, I'm a spurs man. above I have taken quotes from the bbc's website. there is a sell on fee due to west ham. the normal amount is 25%. here it is in full. and yes, if he isn't a success at manu, we will ONLY get 13m.




The England midfield man is understood to have signed a contract worth around £50,000-per-week.

Carrick paid tribute to Spurs coach Martin Jol after completing the formalities of his switch from White Hart Lane.

He added: "I've had a great time at Spurs and the club has been brilliant for me.

"There is an excellent squad full of top players and a number of younger lads coming through the ranks as well. I can only see successful times for the club in the future.

"Martin is a great manager and has done an enormous amount for my career.

"Without any doubt he has helped develop me into a better player. He gave me a chance when I needed it, stood by me and I will always thank him for that."

The clubs agreed a deal for the player last week - but the fee was not made public until Spurs issued a statement to the Stock Exchange on Monday.

The initial fee is believed to be around £13m, with the remainder of the money likely to be based upon the club's success, Carrick's international appearances and the time he remains at Old Trafford.

Ferguson confirmed the news to the club's television channel MUTV, saying: "Michael has completed his medical, we are going to be having a press conference on Wednesday I think.

"He has settled down fine, I spoke to him today. I said to him 'I'm giving you the number 16 jersey' so he was delighted at that.

"I think that showed great courage because sometimes players are a bit superstitious about things like that but he was keen and said he would gladly take number 16."

Carrick had two years left on his deal at White Hart Lane but rejected a new contract offer in the wake of United's persistent interest.

"This is a move that Michael wants to make," Spurs boss Martin Jol told the club's official website.

"We have given him every reason to stay but he has asked to be allowed to leave."

The sale of Carrick represents a massive profit for Spurs, who signed him from West Ham for £2.75m two years ago.

West Ham are reported to be in for a windfall when the transfer goes through, with a sell-on clause included as part of the deal that took him to White Hart Lane.

Carrick is expected to make his first United appearance in the Amsterdam tournament, probably against Porto on Friday.

The midfielder has won seven England caps, making his debut when coming on as a substitute against Mexico in 2001.

Carrick was part of England's World Cup squad but he made only one appearance in Germany this summer, in the 1-0 win over Ecuador in the first game of the knockout stages.


Carrick started for England against Ecuador at the World Cup

United manager Ferguson stepped up his pursuit of Carrick once it became clear that the transfer of Red Devils striker Ruud van Nistelrooy to Real Madrid for a reported £10.2m would go through.

However, Ferguson denied reports that he is also keen to sign Carrick's Tottenham team-mate Jermain Defoe.

Bernie Kingsley, of Tottenham fanzine Cock-a-Doodle-Do, told BBC Sport: "The general view among Tottenham fans is that it is a good deal. I don't think fans will be desperately upset.

"I have not spoken to anybody who, when £18.6m became available, would have spent that on Michael Carrick.

"You should not let good players go, particularly to clubs you are hoping to be competing against.

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"But for that sort of money - and with midfielders Tom Huddlestone and Didier Zokora at the club - it has got to be good business."

But Mark Longden of the Independent Manchester United Supporters' Association told BBC Sport: "I cannot understand what is going on.

"But people have questioned Sir Alex Ferguson's judgment in the past and finished up with egg on their face and I hope it happens again."

10:06 AM, August 01, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Enough of Carrick..he is gone.

I'm surprised at the lack of interest in Nigel Reo Cocker.He was awesome in the FA cup final and stood toe to toe with Steve G.

I quite like the tot of him in a spurs shirt.He would also give the physical presence and pace that was lacking with Carrick in the holding role.A different type of holding player but potentially a even better one than Carrick.

I think it would be asking too much of either Zokora or Huddlestone to step in immediately to take over Carrick mettle.Reo Cocker would be good, west Ham captain, he would fit in immediately.

10:18 AM, August 01, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yes he has gone but the prick above has had a go at me because he doesn't like the facts.

whether you like it or not 25% is the norm in football for sell on clauses and we may only get 13m for him if he doesn't do too well at man utd.

so get a fucking life you prat and don't be so rude to your fellow supporters that are only telling you facts and not made up bullshit.

11:12 AM, August 01, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

HAHAHA look at you cunnies fighting with each other . are we a bit upset over carrick going ??

hahaha
and you missed out on duff too.

enjoy your pain pig shaggers

11:38 AM, August 01, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

allo allo allo, what do we have here ? a site full of spud cuntz.

3:01 PM, August 01, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Gee you spuds are great I really like the fact that you think you're a big club but have won nothing of significance in years. Keep up the mediocrity chaps

4:21 PM, August 01, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

looks like your new player is really trying to be loved by you spuds fans by saying for the second time in a month that he snubbed the mighty arsenal for spuds instead. but perhaps he forgets this direct comment from le god arsene wenger back in december 2005. perhaps dickora is confused ......



Last Updated: Sunday, 25 December 2005, 17:34 GMT

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Wenger rules out move for Zokora

The highly-rated Zokora is expected to leave St Etienne this summer
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said he is not interested in signing St Etienne midfielder Didier Zokora.
Zokora comes from the same Ivory Coast school of football as Arsenal duo Kolo Toure and Emmanuel Eboue, but Wenger said: "We are not after him."

Wenger hopes to add to his squad during the January transfer window but will not spend over the odds.

"It would be good to find one player - and if we find one, we will buy - but not just for the sake of it," he said.

He also ruled out a move for ex-Leeds midfielder Olivier Dacourt, saying "he's a good player but it would only be a short-term solution and I have not thought about it."

Wenger needs to strengthen his defence, especially with Toure and Eboue off to the African Nations' Cup in mid-January, but said: "I hope to have Ashley Cole back from injury by then."

Arsenal, who have slipped to eighth in the table, have money to spend having sold Patrick Vieira last summer while signing only Alexander Hleb.

Ivory Coast star Zokora had been touted as a possible target and the 25-year-old midfielder has permission to leave St Etienne at the end of this season for about £10m.

Zokora's agent Franck Belhassen recently claimed "Arsenal have shown more interest than other clubs".

6:49 PM, August 01, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who cares about any of the name calling tit for tat crap that's been written on this site. Only one thing matters and that's how the teams perform during this season and where they finish. I personally feel that Spurs finishing above arse**l is quite possible but it'll be a close thing. In fact i like to think it'll be a close thing between the four or five clubs behind chelski which should make it an exciting premiership race. Here's hoping.

COME ON YOU SPURS!

Yid15

9:53 AM, August 02, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

P.s. 10.09pm july 31

Fraid that geezer's right, you should learn your facts. There was no sell on fee as Spurs refused to include one in the carrick contract when they bought him. Spurs get 14 mil up front and the other 4.6 on appearances and trophy wins for man ure. (Possibly won't get the full 4.6 then).

Love piss & harmonics.

Yid15.

9:00 PM, August 02, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

P.p.s.

And like I said, fuck all that tit for tat nonce sense.

Yid15.

9:03 PM, August 02, 2006

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We need a lift after the Carrick and Duff downer.We have the cash to splash..

Common' Levy get us something superb to crow about...It's now or never, its CL this season or never...

Not only do we need to break the stranglehold by the top 4, the northen twats from Newcastle are trying hard to get above us, so are the Spammers and possibly Portsmorth.

I don't buy the idea of patience, we need quality and we need it NOW !

Graveson is avialable and probably on the cheap, we can spend peanuts from our fat piggy to get him.He was the main reason for Everton CL qualification 2 seasons ago.He might just do the trick for us.

Graveson and Zokora..sounds good already...

6:49 AM, August 03, 2006

 
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