UK time is: 18:03:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

The Shopping List of NUFC Lies

One week after the football supermarket doors flung open, we're still to find Newcastle United queuing up at the tills to pay for 'goods' chosen.

Meanwhile, the shopping list of lies grows by the minute.

A lot of media sites just throw random names out for internet hits whilst greedy agents do likewise, although their motive is to drive the transfer fee up in order to bulge their pockets more.

Here on Talk of the Tyne, we're probably no different to the man in the pub or the twitter user in that we talk and speculate, however, we're more savvy than most by realising that the lies are a massive danger to the everyday fan as well as the game itself.

This past week alone has seen media sites like Sky wheel out the usual bull about their sources saying a deal is close or an insider indicating that x amount of players will be attempted to be signed and don't get me started with Twitter and the endless stream of 'in the know' accounts who spout oodles of shite.

Ive no doubt that we're probably looking to bring one player in.

A bargain buy or player nearing the end of his contract that will have a big value once he's on a 4 or 5 year deal here.

Apart from that, i'll be very surprised.

The list of lies in this past week alone has contained:

Rémy Cabella
Luuk de Jong
Bafetimbi Gomis
Moussa Sow
Shane Long
Aidan McGeady
Demba Ba
John Heitinga
Joleon Lescott
Dele Alli
Carlton Cole
Nathan Dekoke

and that's just the start.

Some clubs have came out and distanced themselves or their players from bids being made but someone, somewhere is spouting.

The clubs itself isn't blameless either because they were quick to ban individuals or newspaper groups, for what was after all, just reporting on the truth but they are very slow or don't act at all on fans hopes being built up and dropped like a stone that transfer lies can do.

The club know who they are after and if a media site or newspaper lies about a target then (if we're going down the malicious route) they should be banned for upsetting the fans.

It wont happen and we all know why.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: TNMW Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 7 2014

Time: 1:00PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Newcastle United Articles

A Win But Must Do Better (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Ben Arfa Back But For How Long? (Monday August 25 2014)

Position Still Vacant At NUFC (Saturday August 23 2014)

Aston Villa v NUFC Team News (Saturday August 23 2014)

Aston Villa v NUFC Preview (Saturday August 23 2014)

NUFC Players In Call Up (Friday August 22 2014)

Injury Rules Out Transfer Target (Friday August 22 2014)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Toon_NoMatterWot 288
2. AMac 282
3. Rexn 205
4. OldLeazes 147
5. Wilco 123
6. officemonkey 101
7. billybobcat 86
8. nufc_carl88 78
9. vin1892 74
10. thecorner 70

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Aston Villa 0 - 0 Newcastle
Newcastle 0 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Southampton 2 0 1 1 -1 1
15. Stoke 2 0 1 1 -1 1
16. Leicester City 2 0 1 1 -2 1
17. Newcastle 2 0 1 1 -2 1
18. Crystal Palace 2 0 0 2 -3 0
19. Burnley 2 0 0 2 -3 0
20. Q.P.R. 2 0 0 2 -5 0

Breaking League News

Saville Signs for Wolves
» Chelsea : 27/08/2014 17:52:00
That's What I Wanted - Gayle
» Crystal Palace : 27/08/2014 17:44:00
Van Ginkel Turns Down Milan Loan Move
» Chelsea : 27/08/2014 17:43:00
Eto`o Praise for Mourinho!
» Chelsea : 27/08/2014 17:35:00
Attitude Is Key For Orient Clash
» Aston Villa : 27/08/2014 17:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think NUFC will finish this season?
Suggested By:  Talk of the Tyne
Top 4%
Top 4 5%
Europa league places 28%
Mid table 53%
Relegated 10%