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timeless john

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Its nearly here and the silly money has started to go around.
Not really bothered with all the faff involved and these players are hyped up pansies IMHO.
But here in Newcastle we are back in the big time and the buzz has started.
Tomorrow the wife and I are doing something for the 1st. time since 2005 - we are going to St James Park to watch Newcastle United play.
It was in 2005 when we ended the game with 8 players that I decided enough was enough. But with 2 relegations and 2 promotions since its time to go back to see the lads play in real time.
52,000 each week turn up to see them and tomorrow it will be the start of Raffas team building. Only a friendly but it's the last pre season game - bring it on!
For football fans on the forum - show us your colours.

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Tommythetiler80

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Same here Lee. Rafa is such a lovely man away from the football as well as in the game ,he and his wife do a lot for charities. By the way I hope what Juan Mata is doing catches on (giving 1% of his wage to charity) then all the other pros in the top flight should do the same.like what John said they are all over paid pansies but I can't help loving football. Y.N.W.A
 
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Thanks lads - he's a revelation up here - his daughter was at Uni here and apparently she helped in his decision to stay. It takes a strong character to work for an owner like we have.
Entertainment and value for money is all we want. As well as the title and Champions League football - is that too much to ask for?
Come on the Toon.
 
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My pension doesn't stretch to a season ticket.
Today it's £10 a seat for our last friendly game and I bet there will be 40k there.
It will be a 52,000 sell out every game for 12 months so today is a one off opportunity to go.
Off on the bus with my pass now, lunch in town, then the game.

Come on the Toon!
 
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It was The Strawberry and we won 2-0!
Only 28,000 there so the ground was a bit empty.
2-0 up after 10 minutes and I could have gone then.
Still on the way home on a bus now so coffee and feet up in 5 mins.
 

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Great start for us today, I can only see things getting better, although I've been saying that for 12 years. Not quite as long as you though TJ, must be knocking on 50 years since your lot won anything, staying in the Prem will be an achievement TJ
 

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Great start for us today, I can only see things getting better, although I've been saying that for 12 years. Not quite as long as you though TJ, must be knocking on 50 years since your lot won anything, staying in the Prem will be an achievement TJ
 
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