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Elliott Shot Himself In Foot?

Glenn Roeder offered him a one year deal, but the Geordie boy said 'no', and walked out on the club he has supported all his life.

It seemed to come to head early in the summer when he told the Evening Chronicle he was looking for a move to a club abroad ... but not in Europe. Some 'holiday home in the sun' for his family, which must have put off any potential club straight away. A holiday? Did he want to play football or sunbathe?

That was suddenly nipped in the bud by various people, including Freddy Shepherd and Glenn Roeder. Elliott had a change of mind, insisted the Chronicle got the story wrong, and he said he was staying.

And that is the last of him.

Does anyone know the TRUE story why he left?




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The Journalist

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Date:Saturday August 12 2006

Time: 11:52AM

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at the end of it he wanted 1st team football but he knew he could't get that at newcastle so he went to sunderland lol wot a joke wots their to play for at the stadium of ****e nothin he's wasted his last years going to sunderland for a 13 mounth contract lol wasted.
geordie boys
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12/08/2006 11:57:00

They are leaving a sinking ship, scrambling for the door to join bigger clubs and who can blame them, you have a pathetic team of no hopers and your performance in the week showed that, get used to it children.
sidyid
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13/08/2006 06:13:00

haha, you have one half decent season and you think you are it. you are just another leeds, sidyid. you lot really are ****s, why don't you go back to your little *****ehole of a football ground and try and speak english to another yid supporter. oh yeah, great chant yid army....yid army. worse than manu fans shouting argentina. THICKO
magpies
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14/08/2006 07:08:00

I fail to see how you can call Sunderland a larger club.
arctoa
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14/08/2006 10:49:00

hey geordies dont worry about sad sid, he's been haunting the vital sites since Sol Campbell left them, he got caught up in that food poisoning scare and 3 months later he's still talking diahorea.
russellm
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