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Club before country

Having been out injured since the Boro game, it`s pleasing to hear that the club have pulled the plug on another player going on international duty to cripple himself, as Steven Carr stays on Tyneside. As you might have gathered with my Michael Owen stance I`m not exactly buying into all the 'Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori' nationalist crap that the media seem to be stirring up. To put it mildly I`d rather see Newcastle beat Barnsley than watch England beat Brazil. To see our players coming home on crutches and with ice packs on various ailments is a further kick in the teeth to us the punters given it`s our gate / merchandising fees that subsidises their time on the treatment table. Score that 1-1 as it stands.

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Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Tuesday October 9 2007
Time: 1:32PM


that the way it should be as well its the club who pays his wages not the national team
09/10/2007 17:03:00
Agree - Owen should take note.
09/10/2007 22:54:00
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