UK time is: 10:11:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

So Where Does That Leave The Good Ship Toon-Tanic?

The life of a Newcastle fan could be described as someone floating in the ocean.

Sometimes the waters are calm, whilst at others we get the stormiest of seas. We know we may not be floating on the best cruise liner there is but it's a decent ship that will have envious eyes cast on her from many and it's soemthing that we wouldn't change for the world.

However though, there has been times where we've encountered various dangers that lurk on our journey and have avoided shipwreck on numerous occasions.

Occasions that had Messr's Westwood, McKeag and Shepherd at the helm.

More recently though, we got a new captain on board, a captain that wore the uniform with pride, seemingly, and one that wanted to accustom himself with his passengers.

The problem with this though, was that he took his eye off the radar and hit a massive iceberg and we've been slowly sinking ever since, hitting various other obstacles on our way.

Sabotage or not. Whichever way the wheel has been turned and whatever measures have been taken to fill the gaping hole in the hull, it's not quite been good enough and we've still been slipping further into the drink.

Emergency measures like the deploying of a lifeboat that would describe the departure of Joe Kinnear are false dawns. People still need to get off.

We need a miracle under this captain, only a sale of the ship and a good investment can save us now.




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: Talk of the Tyne Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 4 2014

Time: 9:51AM

Your Comments

If United are to be equated with a ship then the obvious candidate would be that one that steamer in 'Around the world in 80 days' that Phileas Fogg stripped and fed to its own boiler.
LeazesEnder
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Ashamed of Newcastle United (Sunday April 20 2014)

NUFC v Swansea Match Thread (Saturday April 19 2014)

Possible NUFC Line Up v Swansea (Saturday April 19 2014)

Systematic (Thursday April 17 2014)

Pardew Defence League (Thursday April 17 2014)

The NUFC Gospel According To Tyler (Wednesday April 16 2014)

From Fortress To F*ck This (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Sacking form? Pardew v Press (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Who Could We Get? Gimme A Name! (Monday April 14 2014)

Archived 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. officemonkey 296
2. Toon_NoMatterWot 267
3. Rexn 248
4. BLACKBOB 216
5. OldLeazes 171
6. Platinii 145
7. ukrocks0007 130
8. nufc_carl88 118
9. Chief_Brody 117
10. thecorner 106

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Spurs 35 19 6 10 2 63
7. Man Utd 34 17 6 11 16 57
8. Southampton 35 13 10 12 5 49
9. Newcastle 35 14 4 17 -15 46
10. Stoke 35 11 11 13 -10 44
11. Crystal Palace 35 13 4 18 -13 43
12. West Ham 35 10 7 18 -10 37

Breaking League News

Top 4 & FA Cup Win Would Be A Good Season
Arsenal : 23/04/2014 10:03:00
Mirallas to miss Everton run-in
Everton : 23/04/2014 10:00:00
Diaby Is Back & Ready To Play
Arsenal : 23/04/2014 09:52:00
U21s Defeat Wolves
Norwich : 23/04/2014 08:36:00
Should Jose Play the Kids?
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 08:24:00
TIM OUT NOW!
Spurs : 23/04/2014 08:17:00
Cole Interesting Real
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 07:42:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are we stronger than when we finished 5th?
Suggested By:  TNMW
Yes, there's absolutely no doubt we are 20%
Divvent be stupid man, what planet yee from? 80%