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Do We Need The 'Boo Boys'?

Do We Need The 'Boo Boys'?



And Jean-Alain Boomsong was another target of the 'Boo Boys'. As it happens, Butt headed in two late goals as Newcastle drew 3-3 with Villarreal at St James' Park.

When things go wrong, the Geordies need a scapegoat. And I'll openly admit I've had my moments over the years, giving the likes of Wayne Fereday and Mark Stimson abuse. But never did it spur either player to get any better.

It can cause divisions in the crowd, too. As one fan had taunted Butt from the moment he first touch the ball, it was obvious he was going to get the inevitable from another Toon fan when the goals went in ... 'that's shut YOUR mouth!'

So ... vote in our poll ... do the players respond to booing?


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

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Date:Sunday August 6 2006
Time: 3:11PM

Comments

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Definitely not! It only disheartens them.
merlin
06/08/2006 19:14:00
0
Fans pay their money and can boo all they want. My experience...VERY few players can use it to their advantage. Why do you hate Butt so much? BTW, can we have Duff back? ;-(
USA
07/08/2006 02:31:00
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we pay money to go to games, if a player plays crap they deserve to get booed that should spur them on to play well next time
green giant 12
07/08/2006 19:09:00
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Give Butt a chance
www.nufconline.co.nr
08/08/2006 12:50:00
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Lets face it the Newcastle fans have more reason than most premiership fans to boo their own players because as a whole they are crud, carry on doing it I say! In a few years you might get the idea that the team as a whole plays better if tou cheer them, you numpties!!!!!!!!!!
sidyid
10/08/2006 16:24:00
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green giant 12 I don't like your comment...boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Now you'll do better next time. ;-)
USA
11/08/2006 02:52:00
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