Nolan & Smith wouldn’t bother joining Brum

Words by Kevin Doocey on .

### Smith - Neither of the lads would leave Tyneside this January

Although the headline might sound a little disrespectful to Birmingham, I don’t mean it that way. However, both of the lads have said that they don’t want a move away from Newcastle and for me, that’s that. Smith and Nolan both joined for decent fees and haven’t lived up to their price tag. Even though Nolan & Smith have looked pretty comfortable this season so far, you’d expect that as they’re playing a division below their usual standard.

Birmingham  may be a Premier League team and fair play to them, but not for long I don’t think. They’ve been in very good form of late and are securing important wins like at Wolves, Sunderland and so on. Saying that, I think it’ll be quite tight in May and  Brum may well be shoved into the bottom three.

So would Smith & Nolan join a team in January that have a serious chance of being relegated? I don’t think they would. I mean, no offence to Birmingham but I don’t think they’d be able to handle their wages and talent demands.

Besides that their new foreign owner has reportedly issued £40m for Alex McLeish for the transfer window. Whether that’s true isn’t for me to say but certainly they’d be able to offer a substantial fee for Nolan/Smith.

Mike Ashley would probably accept the bid, but it Chris didn’t want to sell him then you’d expect Hughton to have the final say, or so he said he will. Now is not the time to losing players and I wouldn’t like to see one player leave the club this Christmas. If we want to try get promoted we need new players, not departures.

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qemin: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Nolan? No-please. He's not for sale. period.

qemin: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Nolan? No-please. He's not for sale. period.

lol: ⏱ 02/12/2009

they are not the quality b,ham are looking for,would not make the bench after january

lol: ⏱ 02/12/2009

they are not the quality b,ham are looking for,would not make the bench after january

mjd: ⏱ 02/12/2009

A lot of 'no offence to Birmingham''s in your article. No offence to Newcastle but you are no longer in the same league as Birmingham. Given the way Bowyer is flourishing, I'd expect Nolan to be a useful addition to the squad - but Alan Smith - no thanks ! If you think Brum will be in the bottom 3 in May you are way off beam - we are way away of the relegation fodder which is still way away of the top of the Championship !

mjd: ⏱ 02/12/2009

A lot of 'no offence to Birmingham''s in your article. No offence to Newcastle but you are no longer in the same league as Birmingham. Given the way Bowyer is flourishing, I'd expect Nolan to be a useful addition to the squad - but Alan Smith - no thanks ! If you think Brum will be in the bottom 3 in May you are way off beam - we are way away of the relegation fodder which is still way away of the top of the Championship !

Bluelaughing@you: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Very admirable but do you really think that if they get offered a chance to play back in the prem for a club who by jan could be comfortably mid table that they will stay at the sportsdirectchavoutfittersstadium@stjamespark.org.uk.lol or whatever your laughing stock owner has renamed your stadium? I think not. Nolan is a great midfielder and would fit very nicely into the new look Birmingham midfield that actually pass the ball forward. Good old mike will probably accept a cheeky 5mil no matter what chris h wants. Since when has Ashley given a monkeys about doing what is best for your club? Anyway you of coursenwill be back up next season but don't think for a second that your players really care about the club. They really don't.... And you can keep smith.... It's been nice having you lot in the chumpionship this year. I have been so happy that ssn have not gone to st james park for breaking news that 100,000 unemployed jordies have gathered outside the stadium be as someone said alan shearer had driven past or keegan had farted or whatever it is that gets you lot going... Nice to see shearer crawled back to the BBC at the end of last season though hey!! He's not gfhe messiah, he's a very naughty boy.

Bluelaughing@you: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Very admirable but do you really think that if they get offered a chance to play back in the prem for a club who by jan could be comfortably mid table that they will stay at the sportsdirectchavoutfittersstadium@stjamespark.org.uk.lol or whatever your laughing stock owner has renamed your stadium? I think not. Nolan is a great midfielder and would fit very nicely into the new look Birmingham midfield that actually pass the ball forward. Good old mike will probably accept a cheeky 5mil no matter what chris h wants. Since when has Ashley given a monkeys about doing what is best for your club? Anyway you of coursenwill be back up next season but don't think for a second that your players really care about the club. They really don't.... And you can keep smith.... It's been nice having you lot in the chumpionship this year. I have been so happy that ssn have not gone to st james park for breaking news that 100,000 unemployed jordies have gathered outside the stadium be as someone said alan shearer had driven past or keegan had farted or whatever it is that gets you lot going... Nice to see shearer crawled back to the BBC at the end of last season though hey!! He's not gfhe messiah, he's a very naughty boy.

bluenose: ⏱ 02/12/2009

No offence to Newcastle but money will talk. Even if you get premoted you will still be expected to be relegated as a new prem team. No offence to newcastle but it's been a while since they have been a top flight force. Why would either Smith or Nolan realy want to stay? Please don't think they will stay out of loyalty, those days have gone. Even if Birmingham get relegated they will still have had the chance to put themselves in the shop window again. please remember where you are (no offence)

bluenose: ⏱ 02/12/2009

No offence to Newcastle but money will talk. Even if you get premoted you will still be expected to be relegated as a new prem team. No offence to newcastle but it's been a while since they have been a top flight force. Why would either Smith or Nolan realy want to stay? Please don't think they will stay out of loyalty, those days have gone. Even if Birmingham get relegated they will still have had the chance to put themselves in the shop window again. please remember where you are (no offence)

CDF: ⏱ 02/12/2009

It could be a very good move for Nolan. He'll have noticed how Birmingham have helped Lee Bowyer and Stephen Carr rebuild their careers, which were both in ruins after they joined the footballers' graveyard that is Newcastle United. If they can do it for Bowyer and Carr, they can do it for Nolan. As for Smith? He was rubbish even before he joined Newcastle, so I can't see there's any career there left to rebuild.

CDF: ⏱ 02/12/2009

It could be a very good move for Nolan. He'll have noticed how Birmingham have helped Lee Bowyer and Stephen Carr rebuild their careers, which were both in ruins after they joined the footballers' graveyard that is Newcastle United. If they can do it for Bowyer and Carr, they can do it for Nolan. As for Smith? He was rubbish even before he joined Newcastle, so I can't see there's any career there left to rebuild.

Masaccio: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Your article is a joke isn't it? Birmingham City are a well run club, can the same be said of Newcastle? Eck is building a team for the future in the premiership. We don't want Nolan or Smith, give me Fergie/Bowyer anyday over that pair. I think you'll find there are at least 5/6 teams worse than us in the prem - next time do your homework before you 'write' an article!

Masaccio: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Your article is a joke isn't it? Birmingham City are a well run club, can the same be said of Newcastle? Eck is building a team for the future in the premiership. We don't want Nolan or Smith, give me Fergie/Bowyer anyday over that pair. I think you'll find there are at least 5/6 teams worse than us in the prem - next time do your homework before you 'write' an article!

tc: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Since our new ownes foolishly announced we've got £40 million to spend in jan we've been linked with buying some real garbage players and i think getting linked with alan smith is the worst one so far.....HE'S SH*TE.Nolan on the other hand isn't a bad shout but we want to improve on our squad not by players similar to the standard that we already have.

tc: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Since our new ownes foolishly announced we've got £40 million to spend in jan we've been linked with buying some real garbage players and i think getting linked with alan smith is the worst one so far.....HE'S SH*TE.Nolan on the other hand isn't a bad shout but we want to improve on our squad not by players similar to the standard that we already have.

Forensiczulu: ⏱ 02/12/2009

We will be looking for better quality players than these two thats for sure. We have players better than them already...simple as So dont worry Newcastle you can keep your Championship players thanks....

Forensiczulu: ⏱ 02/12/2009

We will be looking for better quality players than these two thats for sure. We have players better than them already...simple as So dont worry Newcastle you can keep your Championship players thanks....

Paulo Grady: ⏱ 02/12/2009

I don't think it matters what any fans or even players think. The bottom line is, the club owes over £100 Million to Ashley. Ashley's own business isn't in a very healthy state, he can't find a buyer for the club, he's just had to put a further £20M of his own money in to keep the club running. Birmingham are minted, so if they come in and make a sensible offer for any player, Ashley will find it really hard to resist. Money talks.

Paulo Grady: ⏱ 02/12/2009

I don't think it matters what any fans or even players think. The bottom line is, the club owes over £100 Million to Ashley. Ashley's own business isn't in a very healthy state, he can't find a buyer for the club, he's just had to put a further £20M of his own money in to keep the club running. Birmingham are minted, so if they come in and make a sensible offer for any player, Ashley will find it really hard to resist. Money talks.

Lozzer: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Oh Dear ! It would appear our Geordie relations still have ideas that they are a big club. Wake up lads - you are in the Fizzy Pop league at the moment or had you forgotton ? As for Nolan and Smith - no thanks. We are looking to push on not go backwards. So you really think a club sitting mid-table at the beginning of december, with the 3rd best defence in the Prem and money to spend in January are a sure bet for relegation ? Have you not seen Wolves/Bolton/West Ham/portsmouth play ? oh no, sorry I forgot, you're in a different division aren't you ! Silly me.

Lozzer: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Oh Dear ! It would appear our Geordie relations still have ideas that they are a big club. Wake up lads - you are in the Fizzy Pop league at the moment or had you forgotton ? As for Nolan and Smith - no thanks. We are looking to push on not go backwards. So you really think a club sitting mid-table at the beginning of december, with the 3rd best defence in the Prem and money to spend in January are a sure bet for relegation ? Have you not seen Wolves/Bolton/West Ham/portsmouth play ? oh no, sorry I forgot, you're in a different division aren't you ! Silly me.

dan the mag: ⏱ 02/12/2009

for gods sake i know you support birmingham but ffs smith and nolan arnt gonna move to no offence birmingham from newcastle we got relagated last year that shocked the world which proves it was a blip that wont happen again birmingham have spent as much time in the championship as sheffield united and now think your big time, your best palyer is lee bowyer who we got rid of years ago......hes shXte

dan the mag: ⏱ 02/12/2009

for gods sake i know you support birmingham but ffs smith and nolan arnt gonna move to no offence birmingham from newcastle we got relagated last year that shocked the world which proves it was a blip that wont happen again birmingham have spent as much time in the championship as sheffield united and now think your big time, your best palyer is lee bowyer who we got rid of years ago......hes shXte

Bluelaughing@you: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Shocked the WORLD!!!! Lol that's the funniest thing I have ever heard!!!!! Do you really think anyone outside of the UK even knows who you are anymore! and bowyer has scored 5 for us this season already... How Manu did your strikers manage last season? And you can hardly say itnwasna blip when you have been sliding down the table for several years. You just ran out of room to slide....

Bluelaughing@you: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Shocked the WORLD!!!! Lol that's the funniest thing I have ever heard!!!!! Do you really think anyone outside of the UK even knows who you are anymore! and bowyer has scored 5 for us this season already... How Manu did your strikers manage last season? And you can hardly say itnwasna blip when you have been sliding down the table for several years. You just ran out of room to slide....

Adam: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Calm down brummies bloody hell. We have one season down here and we have a yoyo club trying to take the micky. Come back down to earth you are birmingham after all. You'll always be in villa's shadows you's are like what the mackems are up here, just enjoying ur very peak at mid-table prem. Only one way to go which is back down. Your just a small unfashionable club at best so remember that before u try and insult the mighty NUFC!

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

YOU THICK BRUMMIE B@STARDS YOU WILL BE RELEGATED AT THE END OF THE SEASON YOUR CLAIM TO FAME IS JASPER THE PEDO CARROT

Bluelaughing@you: ⏱ 02/12/2009

You jordies really are deluded arnt you??

Bluelaughing@you: ⏱ 02/12/2009

You jordies really are deluded arnt you??

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

BLUE WHATS A JORDIE U THICK CUNT

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

BLUE WHATS A JORDIE U THICK CUNT

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

CITY FULL OF COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONSSSSSSSSS

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

STABBINGSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

toony: ⏱ 02/12/2009

i doubt either would go to brummie unless we had a serious dip in form and promotion became unlikely

Jona_Bluenose: ⏱ 02/12/2009

The mighty ncfc,PMSL, When was that then,I hope you "CAN" manage to get promoted, It will be 6 easy points for us next season. KEEP RIGHT ON!

Mag_Laad: ⏱ 02/12/2009

All I can say is Birmingham will forever and ever live in Villa's shadow. Yo Yo club end of.

Mag_Laad: ⏱ 02/12/2009

All I can say is Birmingham will forever and ever live in Villa's shadow. Yo Yo club end of.

Jona_Bluenose: ⏱ 02/12/2009

You say we live Scums shadow, Well belive me that shadow is getting smaller, And we "WILL" be the bigger team, And they "WILL" be living in our shadow, "WATCH THIS SPACE", Time "WILL" tell. KEEP RIGHT ON!

Jona_Bluenose: ⏱ 02/12/2009

You say we live Scums shadow, Well belive me that shadow is getting smaller, And we "WILL" be the bigger team, And they "WILL" be living in our shadow, "WATCH THIS SPACE", Time "WILL" tell. KEEP RIGHT ON!

toony: ⏱ 02/12/2009

i also find it hard to believe that birmingham fans are coming on here and giving us grief when they know exactly what its like to be in the championship them and wba are the biggest yo yo clubs about

toony: ⏱ 02/12/2009

i also find it hard to believe that birmingham fans are coming on here and giving us grief when they know exactly what its like to be in the championship them and wba are the biggest yo yo clubs about

cocka: ⏱ 02/12/2009

as a blues fan i wouldn't want either but after reading some of that i'd settle for nolan out of spite x

cocka: ⏱ 02/12/2009

as a blues fan i wouldn't want either but after reading some of that i'd settle for nolan out of spite x

Think about what you say Birmi: ⏱ 02/12/2009

We might be in the fizzy pop league, you might be in the prem, but be serious! Newcastle heading back to the prem, Birmingham heading for a dog fight in the relegation! FACT!!...Newcastle are in a lower league but still Newcastle bigger and better than atleast 1/3 of the prem, wolves, yous, burnley bloton bburn, Wigan and fulham! Theve got 52000 seater stadium 3rd best in the country, if it wasn't for ashliegh they'd still be a good prem team! Deluded football fans!!!!!! Come on villa

Think about what you say Birmingham fans: ⏱ 02/12/2009

We might be in the fizzy pop league, you might be in the prem, but be serious! Newcastle heading back to the prem, Birmingham heading for a dog fight in the relegation! FACT!!...Newcastle are in a lower league but still Newcastle bigger and better than atleast 1/3 of the prem, wolves, yous, burnley bloton bburn, Wigan and fulham! Theve got 52000 seater stadium 3rd best in the country, if it wasn't for ashliegh they'd still be a good prem team! Deluded football fans!!!!!! Come on villa

toony: ⏱ 02/12/2009

You say we live Scums shadow, Well belive me that shadow is getting smaller, And we “WILL” be the bigger team, And they “WILL” be living in our shadow, “WATCH THIS SPACE”, Time “WILL” tell. KEEP RIGHT ON! i doubt it for one they are the biggest team in brummie and always will be they have a bigger fan base have won more trophies and are an established epl side and in theunliely event that you do finish above them sometime in the near future it still wont mean you're the bigger club

toony: ⏱ 02/12/2009

You say we live Scums shadow, Well belive me that shadow is getting smaller, And we “WILL” be the bigger team, And they “WILL” be living in our shadow, “WATCH THIS SPACE”, Time “WILL” tell. KEEP RIGHT ON! i doubt it for one they are the biggest team in brummie and always will be they have a bigger fan base have won more trophies and are an established epl side and in theunliely event that you do finish above them sometime in the near future it still wont mean you're the bigger club

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

YOU THICK BRUMMIE B@STARDS YOU WILL BE RELEGATED AT THE END OF THE SEASON YOUR CLAIM TO FAME IS JASPER THE PEDO CARROT OK COTTON PICKERS

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

YOU THICK BRUMMIE B@STARDS YOU WILL BE RELEGATED AT THE END OF THE SEASON YOUR CLAIM TO FAME IS JASPER THE PEDO CARROT OK COTTON PICKERS

cocka: ⏱ 02/12/2009

bloton will take some beating this season!

cocka: ⏱ 02/12/2009

bloton will take some beating this season!

tyd: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Newcastle are a small club face facts but I wouldn't want Nolan or Smith not because they are not good enough but I don't think our owners would do business with anyone as shifty as Ashley. I utterly despise Newcastle.

tyd: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Newcastle are a small club face facts but I wouldn't want Nolan or Smith not because they are not good enough but I don't think our owners would do business with anyone as shifty as Ashley. I utterly despise Newcastle.

Jona_Bluenose: ⏱ 02/12/2009

If your such a big club, Why did Steve Bruce(geordie), Not pick the mighty ncfc to manage, But chose to manage "SUNDERLAND" yes sunderland lmao. Says it all really dont it.

Jona_Bluenose: ⏱ 02/12/2009

If your such a big club, Why did Steve Bruce(geordie), Not pick the mighty ncfc to manage, But chose to manage "SUNDERLAND" yes sunderland lmao. Says it all really dont it.

cocka: ⏱ 02/12/2009

"bmp bazza" just about says it all!

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

TYD your owner is useing your club to lawnder his heroin cash

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

TYD your owner is useing your club to lawnder his heroin cash

Carjacker@drugrehab: ⏱ 02/12/2009

not really worth a comment is it? Back to school for the author tomorrow!

Carjacker@drugrehab: ⏱ 02/12/2009

not really worth a comment is it? Back to school for the author tomorrow!

tyd: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Bazzer - Do you really think your club are anything special? You are seriously deluded if the answer is yes to that. What manager did you manage to attract last year? Oh yeah that idiot Kinnear. Replaced by Shearer....hmmm what's he doing now? Your current manager Chris Hughton.....hahaha. Small club!

tyd: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Bazzer - Do you really think your club are anything special? You are seriously deluded if the answer is yes to that. What manager did you manage to attract last year? Oh yeah that idiot Kinnear. Replaced by Shearer....hmmm what's he doing now? Your current manager Chris Hughton.....hahaha. Small club!

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

TDY DID I SAY WERE A BIG CLUB U DIPSHIT BUT WE HAVE TH 4TH HIGHEST GATE IN ENGLISH FOOTBALL LEEDS ARE STILL A BIGGER CLUB THAN URS SO JOG ALONG LITTLE BOY AND GO AND STAB SOME 1 TO GET UR SMACK CASH

BMP BAZZER: ⏱ 02/12/2009

TDY DID I SAY WERE A BIG CLUB U DIPSHIT BUT WE HAVE TH 4TH HIGHEST GATE IN ENGLISH FOOTBALL LEEDS ARE STILL A BIGGER CLUB THAN URS SO JOG ALONG LITTLE BOY AND GO AND STAB SOME 1 TO GET UR SMACK CASH

toony: ⏱ 02/12/2009

tyd that was coz of the owner yes we did struggle to attract managers but that is coz of ashley and who would want to work for him that doesnt make us a small club but what makes us a big club is the fact that our lowest attendance this season (36,000)is about 7,ooo higher than your highest despite us being a league below we have the 3rd biggest stadium in the country excluding wembley of course

toony: ⏱ 02/12/2009

tyd that was coz of the owner yes we did struggle to attract managers but that is coz of ashley and who would want to work for him that doesnt make us a small club but what makes us a big club is the fact that our lowest attendance this season (36,000)is about 7,ooo higher than your highest despite us being a league below we have the 3rd biggest stadium in the country excluding wembley of course

toony: ⏱ 02/12/2009

sorry i apologise i worked that out wrong our lowest league attendance was actually 8,500 less than our highest league attendance against bolton you had 28,671 http://www.bcfc.com/page/Fixtures/0,,10412,00.html we had 37,000 against reading

toony: ⏱ 02/12/2009

http://www.nufc.premiumtv.co.uk/page/Fixtures/0,,10278,00.html

Stephen: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Haha, you newcastle fans are a joke. You're forgetting that Sunderland FC are the biggest team in the North East, they've surpassed you, have a better manager than you, better players than you - and finally a better owner than you! No way blues will be relegated, you defence might be holding its own in fizzy pop land but they aren't up to the job in superior league. You can keep both your players ... im trying to recall what they did last year ... ahhhh - nothing! Bowyer and carr just needed a little quality around them, they now have that at blues. No disrespect like but it was hardly you getting rid of bowyer - all ur decent players wanted to go ... Bowyer, Dyer, Solano, Given, Jenas, Milner .... thats without thinking too hard. Dream on geordies ... ur now inferior to birmingham!!

Stephen: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Haha, you newcastle fans are a joke. You're forgetting that Sunderland FC are the biggest team in the North East, they've surpassed you, have a better manager than you, better players than you - and finally a better owner than you! No way blues will be relegated, you defence might be holding its own in fizzy pop land but they aren't up to the job in superior league. You can keep both your players ... im trying to recall what they did last year ... ahhhh - nothing! Bowyer and carr just needed a little quality around them, they now have that at blues. No disrespect like but it was hardly you getting rid of bowyer - all ur decent players wanted to go ... Bowyer, Dyer, Solano, Given, Jenas, Milner .... thats without thinking too hard. Dream on geordies ... ur now inferior to birmingham!!

indian geordie: ⏱ 02/12/2009

omg did the brummies they r bigger?? Do u hv a fanbase in asian country?? Newcastle has a 2000 fanbase in India wtf brummies u livn in a parallel universe or what?

indian geordie: ⏱ 02/12/2009

omg did the brummies they r bigger?? Do u hv a fanbase in asian country?? Newcastle has a 2000 fanbase in India wtf brummies u livn in a parallel universe or what?

Adam: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Indian geordie haha i know mate they're not off this planet and their best player is lee bowyer who peaked 10 bloody years ago. Shit City, shit club, shit squad and shit fans

Adam: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Indian geordie haha i know mate they're not off this planet and their best player is lee bowyer who peaked 10 bloody years ago. Shit City, shit club, shit squad and shit fans

Simon: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Calm down you Brummies. As a Villa fan even I accept that NUFC are a much bigger club than either of us will ever be. What club would get crowds of 50k when getting relegated. We barely get half that when things are going well.

Simon: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Calm down you Brummies. As a Villa fan even I accept that NUFC are a much bigger club than either of us will ever be. What club would get crowds of 50k when getting relegated. We barely get half that when things are going well.

tc: ⏱ 02/12/2009

I can't believe a speculative pointless article that has no substance could provoke so much animosity.Personally i don't want either player but do think nolans a decent footballer.Lets face it whoever we sign it will be someone over priced and highly overpaid.

tc: ⏱ 02/12/2009

I can't believe a speculative pointless article that has no substance could provoke so much animosity.Personally i don't want either player but do think nolans a decent footballer.Lets face it whoever we sign it will be someone over priced and highly overpaid.

Poppa999: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Bagging your cloven hooves together in your "Big" stadium, you are the "only" club in Newcastle - no wonder you get more in!

Poppa999: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Bagging your cloven hooves together in your "Big" stadium, you are the "only" club in Newcastle - no wonder you get more in!

BarmyArmy: ⏱ 02/12/2009

BRUM GOING DOOOOOOON!

BarmyArmy: ⏱ 02/12/2009

BRUM GOING DOOOOOOON!

Kun_Aguero: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Brum are going down im afriad. just except it.

Kun_Aguero: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Brum are going down im afriad. just except it.

Kun_Aguero: ⏱ 02/12/2009

hahahahahahahaha

Kun_Aguero: ⏱ 02/12/2009

hahahahahahahaha

matty: ⏱ 02/12/2009

BMP BAZZER says: December 2, 2009 at 5:41 pm BLUE WHATS A JORDIE U THICK CUNT BMP BAZZER says: December 2, 2009 at 5:42 pm CITY FULL OF COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONSSSSSSSSS BMP BAZZER says: December 2, 2009 at 6:10 pm YOU THICK BRUMMIE B@STARDS YOU WILL BE RELEGATED AT THE END OF THE SEASON YOUR CLAIM TO FAME IS JASPER THE PEDO CARROT OK COTTON PICKERS BMP BAZZER says: December 2, 2009 at 6:16 pm TYD your owner is useing your club to lawnder his heroin cash ____________________________________________________________ Try to learn a little basic English before you go around calling people thick, racist imbecile

matty: ⏱ 02/12/2009

BMP BAZZER says: December 2, 2009 at 5:41 pm BLUE WHATS A JORDIE U THICK CUNT BMP BAZZER says: December 2, 2009 at 5:42 pm CITY FULL OF COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONSSSSSSSSS BMP BAZZER says: December 2, 2009 at 6:10 pm YOU THICK BRUMMIE B@STARDS YOU WILL BE RELEGATED AT THE END OF THE SEASON YOUR CLAIM TO FAME IS JASPER THE PEDO CARROT OK COTTON PICKERS BMP BAZZER says: December 2, 2009 at 6:16 pm TYD your owner is useing your club to lawnder his heroin cash ____________________________________________________________ Try to learn a little basic English before you go around calling people thick, racist imbecile

bluez09: ⏱ 02/12/2009

wow newcastle fans thinking there a big club? HMMMM no change there then, such a big club, your millions in debt, still living in the past of the keegan days, and you re-name you stadium! . this is the present, your sitting in the championship, were are 11th in the prem, come back to us when your in the same league as us,all you geordie's are living in a bubble, too big to go down, shameeee you did, wake up n smell the coffee, K.R.O

bluez09: ⏱ 02/12/2009

wow newcastle fans thinking there a big club? HMMMM no change there then, such a big club, your millions in debt, still living in the past of the keegan days, and you re-name you stadium! . this is the present, your sitting in the championship, were are 11th in the prem, come back to us when your in the same league as us,all you geordie's are living in a bubble, too big to go down, shameeee you did, wake up n smell the coffee, K.R.O

Nick: ⏱ 02/12/2009

No offense but your in the championship and we are premier league. Thick jordies, enjoy your year getting excited for after match of the day has finished with alan shearer on it and then you can watch your crap team on at early hours when everyone else has gone to bed.

Nick: ⏱ 02/12/2009

No offense but your in the championship and we are premier league. Thick jordies, enjoy your year getting excited for after match of the day has finished with alan shearer on it and then you can watch your crap team on at early hours when everyone else has gone to bed.

Chris F: ⏱ 02/12/2009

jesus wept, it's hard to decide what's more embarassing on this post, some of our own thick tosser fans hurling nonsensical abuse (that BMP pillock) or a bunch of brum fans who all of a sudden have real delusions of grandeur because for the first time in 17 years, they're above us in the league. just cos some chinese fella has bought you for a pittance and then claimed he's gonna spend 40mill in january? that doesn't make you a bigger club than newcastle lads, get some sodding perspective. when was the last time you played in europe, nevermind the champions league? when was the last time you got to a cup final? ok, we might have won absolutely sod all for 50 year, but we've still done a hell of a lot more than birmingham chuffing city. newsflash for yas as well: we know we were shite last year, we watched it.

Chris F: ⏱ 02/12/2009

jesus wept, it's hard to decide what's more embarassing on this post, some of our own thick tosser fans hurling nonsensical abuse (that BMP pillock) or a bunch of brum fans who all of a sudden have real delusions of grandeur because for the first time in 17 years, they're above us in the league. just cos some chinese fella has bought you for a pittance and then claimed he's gonna spend 40mill in january? that doesn't make you a bigger club than newcastle lads, get some sodding perspective. when was the last time you played in europe, nevermind the champions league? when was the last time you got to a cup final? ok, we might have won absolutely sod all for 50 year, but we've still done a hell of a lot more than birmingham chuffing city. newsflash for yas as well: we know we were shite last year, we watched it.

Deluded idiots: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Just laughing at the comments, Newcastle are still bigger than alot of teams including sunderland, Sunderland might be better at the moment but that doesn't make them a bigger club! FACT! Newcastle have been unlucky with mike ashliegh screwing up the club! Hearts have took over too many idiots heads, Birmingham bigger than toon haha yeah good 1, I'm better than messi at football aswell

Deluded idiots: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Just laughing at the comments, Newcastle are still bigger than alot of teams including sunderland, Sunderland might be better at the moment but that doesn't make them a bigger club! FACT! Newcastle have been unlucky with mike ashliegh screwing up the club! Hearts have took over too many idiots heads, Birmingham bigger than toon haha yeah good 1, I'm better than messi at football aswell

Poppa999: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Correction 55 years!

Poppa999: ⏱ 02/12/2009

Correction 55 years!

Chris F: ⏱ 02/12/2009

also, to the joker who was on about bruce choosing the mackems over us cos they're "bigger": who was it he left your lot to manage again?

Chris F: ⏱ 02/12/2009

also, to the joker who was on about bruce choosing the mackems over us cos they're "bigger": who was it he left your lot to manage again?

BCFC RHYS: ⏱ 03/12/2009

NEWCASTLE ARE SHIT MATE YOUVE BEEN IN THE BOTTOM HALF OF THE PREM FOR ABOUT 5 YEARS, SO TELL ME HOW YOU ARE A BIG CLUB, NO PLAYER WOULD TURN DOWN THE PREMIERSHIP INSTEAD OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP AND AN INCREASE OF WAGES GET REAL AND WAKE UP !

BCFC RHYS: ⏱ 03/12/2009

NEWCASTLE ARE SHIT MATE YOUVE BEEN IN THE BOTTOM HALF OF THE PREM FOR ABOUT 5 YEARS, SO TELL ME HOW YOU ARE A BIG CLUB, NO PLAYER WOULD TURN DOWN THE PREMIERSHIP INSTEAD OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP AND AN INCREASE OF WAGES GET REAL AND WAKE UP !

WHEY AYE MAN: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Newcastle 1-5 Birmingham WHEY AYE MAN!!!!!! KRO

WHEY AYE MAN: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Newcastle 1-5 Birmingham WHEY AYE MAN!!!!!! KRO

Big balls: ⏱ 03/12/2009

newcastle big club ha ha, you say we live in the shadows of the vile look at you guyts you definatley living in the shadows of the mackams. newcastle utd a poorly run club,with no financal backing. Sunderlands a gordee for manager financaly sound and on the way up. An you calls us birmingham fans deluded, did you sing the song by the ovaltines as you went down. Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye,

Big balls: ⏱ 03/12/2009

newcastle big club ha ha, you say we live in the shadows of the vile look at you guyts you definatley living in the shadows of the mackams. newcastle utd a poorly run club,with no financal backing. Sunderlands a gordee for manager financaly sound and on the way up. An you calls us birmingham fans deluded, did you sing the song by the ovaltines as you went down. Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye,

indian geordie: ⏱ 03/12/2009

these are sumthins to chew upon for the brum fuckers-- -newcastle have been in europe for majority part of the last decade n brums hvent been der fr may b what,a century??[FACT] -wel u r a yoyo team n we r not[FACT] -yes i knw u hv hve a new owner n all dat stuff bt who r u gonna buy?? i cn giv u a list of prbables,since u claim to reignite the careers of so mny playes 1)samaras 2)dyer 3)hyypia n so on n so forth -we hv a legit stadium watever its name may be,while u r stuck with a swine hole[FACT] -wats ur most xpensive signing?? chucho or pucho sumthin?? gud luck wid dat[FACT] -ur manager is a genius(at least he knws wer u belong,in d secnd tier n he wil drag u bck der)[FACT] -wen was d last time u did a double over us??? while we fucked u on ur home turf so mny times bt u r a tough gal.U still get up only suck it again.checked. [FACT] -u gt 40 m to spend?? firstly spend it n den tell us dat u hv it[FACT] I wil give u mre facts if u wanna. U wer always n wil always be birmingham's 2nd team. Much like the illegitemate club of the city. A sub standard club wid a sub standard fans. IF they win ander match they may also challenge liverpool. Gud luck wid dat. Till den keep wrshipin villa u brum B@st@ards

indian geordie: ⏱ 03/12/2009

these are sumthins to chew upon for the brum fuckers-- -newcastle have been in europe for majority part of the last decade n brums hvent been der fr may b what,a century??[FACT] -wel u r a yoyo team n we r not[FACT] -yes i knw u hv hve a new owner n all dat stuff bt who r u gonna buy?? i cn giv u a list of prbables,since u claim to reignite the careers of so mny playes 1)samaras 2)dyer 3)hyypia n so on n so forth -we hv a legit stadium watever its name may be,while u r stuck with a swine hole[FACT] -wats ur most xpensive signing?? chucho or pucho sumthin?? gud luck wid dat[FACT] -ur manager is a genius(at least he knws wer u belong,in d secnd tier n he wil drag u bck der)[FACT] -wen was d last time u did a double over us??? while we fucked u on ur home turf so mny times bt u r a tough gal.U still get up only suck it again.checked. [FACT] -u gt 40 m to spend?? firstly spend it n den tell us dat u hv it[FACT] I wil give u mre facts if u wanna. U wer always n wil always be birmingham's 2nd team. Much like the illegitemate club of the city. A sub standard club wid a sub standard fans. IF they win ander match they may also challenge liverpool. Gud luck wid dat. Till den keep wrshipin villa u brum B@st@ards

HAVEUSEENMYSCOOTER: ⏱ 03/12/2009

I used to work with a Newcastle fan, he was just the same as every Toon fan (Apart from 1) who has commented on here. He was seriously deluded. I am truly amazed that Newcastle fans claim there club is anything more than BCFC. We have both won fuck all. The leagues doesn't lie, at present Birmingham are doing better, we have a healthy future ahead, no debt, money to spend, better players and an ever rising moral among fans. The original article (Which is what we are supposed to be commenting on) is a complete load of utter tosh, its obviously written by another biased NUFC fan who probably put the whole article through microsoft word before posting it in order to make sure the spelling was correct. Why get so worked up?

HAVEUSEENMYSCOOTER: ⏱ 03/12/2009

I used to work with a Newcastle fan, he was just the same as every Toon fan (Apart from 1) who has commented on here. He was seriously deluded. I am truly amazed that Newcastle fans claim there club is anything more than BCFC. We have both won fuck all. The leagues doesn't lie, at present Birmingham are doing better, we have a healthy future ahead, no debt, money to spend, better players and an ever rising moral among fans. The original article (Which is what we are supposed to be commenting on) is a complete load of utter tosh, its obviously written by another biased NUFC fan who probably put the whole article through microsoft word before posting it in order to make sure the spelling was correct. Why get so worked up?

HAVEUSEENMYSCOOTER: ⏱ 03/12/2009

@ indian geordie - Your an idiot [FACT] Get your head off to bed ready for the job centre in the morning.

HAVEUSEENMYSCOOTER: ⏱ 03/12/2009

@ indian geordie - Your an idiot [FACT] Get your head off to bed ready for the job centre in the morning.

toonarmy: ⏱ 03/12/2009

I reside in Australia and thats out side the uk and I have herd of Newcastle but who the shit are Burmingham

toonarmy: ⏱ 03/12/2009

I reside in Australia and thats out side the uk and I have herd of Newcastle but who the shit are Burmingham

HAVEUSEENMYSCOOTER: ⏱ 03/12/2009

@ toonarmy - Your username is toonarmy... Youve heard of Newcastle? Who the shit are Birmingham? Your reading a UK website www.tynetime.com? If you are truthful (which your obviously not you dumb t***) and you dont even know who all of the teams are in the Premier League why the fuck have you wasted the few minutes of your life commenting on here?

HAVEUSEENMYSCOOTER: ⏱ 03/12/2009

@ toonarmy - Your username is toonarmy... Youve heard of Newcastle? Who the shit are Birmingham? Your reading a UK website www.tynetime.com? If you are truthful (which your obviously not you dumb t***) and you dont even know who all of the teams are in the Premier League why the fuck have you wasted the few minutes of your life commenting on here?

indian geordie: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Birmingham who?? O yes they r Birmingham illegit team bt still bears its name. Even Birmingham people despise dem.[FACt]LOLZZZ

indian geordie: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Birmingham who?? O yes they r Birmingham illegit team bt still bears its name. Even Birmingham people despise dem.[FACt]LOLZZZ

FAO BNP BAZZA: ⏱ 03/12/2009

FOR YOUR INFORMATION I HAVE TAKEN A COPY OF THIS THREAD AND THE SITES URL AND I WILL BE SENDING THEM TO THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES AS I BELEIVE YOUR COMMENTS ARE OUTRAGEOUS AND AGAINST THE LAW. IT SHOULD NOT BE DIFFICULT TO FIND YOU AS THE SITE WILL HAVE YOUR IP ADDRESS. INDIAN GEORDIE LEARN TO SPELL.

FAO BNP BAZZA: ⏱ 03/12/2009

FOR YOUR INFORMATION I HAVE TAKEN A COPY OF THIS THREAD AND THE SITES URL AND I WILL BE SENDING THEM TO THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES AS I BELEIVE YOUR COMMENTS ARE OUTRAGEOUS AND AGAINST THE LAW. IT SHOULD NOT BE DIFFICULT TO FIND YOU AS THE SITE WILL HAVE YOUR IP ADDRESS. INDIAN GEORDIE LEARN TO SPELL.

Jesus wept: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Brummies no offence, but you're going on a toon fansite. What the fuck do you expect? Of course it will be biased towards Newcastle, we fucking support them. Are you guys thick or something? The clue is in the title... tynetime! Bugger off to your own fansites where you'll probably post with just as much bias and propoganda drivel for your club. To be honest though, you can't not say we're a big club when we do attract the 2nd or 3rd highest gates in the country on a weekend. The definition of big is the size of something; not how successful it is at any given time. Therefore Newcastle are a big club, whether you like it or not! Honestly can any of you brummies not consult your Oxford English Dictionary before posting?

Jesus wept: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Brummies no offence, but you're going on a toon fansite. What the fuck do you expect? Of course it will be biased towards Newcastle, we fucking support them. Are you guys thick or something? The clue is in the title... tynetime! Bugger off to your own fansites where you'll probably post with just as much bias and propoganda drivel for your club. To be honest though, you can't not say we're a big club when we do attract the 2nd or 3rd highest gates in the country on a weekend. The definition of big is the size of something; not how successful it is at any given time. Therefore Newcastle are a big club, whether you like it or not! Honestly can any of you brummies not consult your Oxford English Dictionary before posting?

brucie: ⏱ 03/12/2009

right lets get a few things straight......newcastle united are apparently (so there fans keep saying) one of the biggest in english football.......newcastle united are are shit team and have been for years, fans are shit, players are shit and as for the running of the club it's a joke. nothing pleased me more than seeing newcastle get relagated last season at aston villa, seeing all those thick, fat geordie cunts crying was highly amusing.......yes birmingham are a new comer to the prem and probably won't sign nolan or smith but please newcastle get your heads out of your arses and admit your an average team and always will be.....in fact you've won about the same as birmingham..........fuck all!!!!

brucie: ⏱ 03/12/2009

right lets get a few things straight......newcastle united are apparently (so there fans keep saying) one of the biggest in english football.......newcastle united are are shit team and have been for years, fans are shit, players are shit and as for the running of the club it's a joke. nothing pleased me more than seeing newcastle get relagated last season at aston villa, seeing all those thick, fat geordie cunts crying was highly amusing.......yes birmingham are a new comer to the prem and probably won't sign nolan or smith but please newcastle get your heads out of your arses and admit your an average team and always will be.....in fact you've won about the same as birmingham..........fuck all!!!!

Neutral: ⏱ 03/12/2009

This argument is utterly ridiculous... an argument is never going to be won and lost between 2 sets of football fans as they believe so strongly in their own cause... The truth is, Newcastle are a poorly run club, and are currently relying on their own history to convince themselves that they are better, the truth is, we are in the championship for a reason, and the sooner we appreciate that this is a rebuilding process, the better. As for Birmingham, it is awesome to see a club come into the premiership and do so well. I hate league when 3 teams come up and go straight back down again, it is not interesting. Nolan does not need to revive his career, regardless of the league he is playing in he is is flourishing at the moment, and he is a joy to watch. If some of the Birmingham fans had watched him this season, they would see that he is not a has been like Bowyer and Carr both were, but he is an excellent player currently on top of his game. A move to Birmingham for him, however, would be senseless, if Newcastle carry on the way they are in the championship, they will back in the prem next year and whether either sets of fans like it, they will be in a similar position. Good luck Birmingham, i genuinely hope you stay up and consolidate.

Neutral: ⏱ 03/12/2009

This argument is utterly ridiculous... an argument is never going to be won and lost between 2 sets of football fans as they believe so strongly in their own cause... The truth is, Newcastle are a poorly run club, and are currently relying on their own history to convince themselves that they are better, the truth is, we are in the championship for a reason, and the sooner we appreciate that this is a rebuilding process, the better. As for Birmingham, it is awesome to see a club come into the premiership and do so well. I hate league when 3 teams come up and go straight back down again, it is not interesting. Nolan does not need to revive his career, regardless of the league he is playing in he is is flourishing at the moment, and he is a joy to watch. If some of the Birmingham fans had watched him this season, they would see that he is not a has been like Bowyer and Carr both were, but he is an excellent player currently on top of his game. A move to Birmingham for him, however, would be senseless, if Newcastle carry on the way they are in the championship, they will back in the prem next year and whether either sets of fans like it, they will be in a similar position. Good luck Birmingham, i genuinely hope you stay up and consolidate.

Jesus wept: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Brucie, you try calling us Geordies thick, but you can't even punctuate properly. Ever heard of paragraphs mate? Also its you're not your in that context. Maybe if you were actually educated well, you would have seen sense and supported the only decent team in your city, Aston Villa. Plus what do you base your accusations of shit fans on? We have a reputation for being the most loyal, friendly you can meet, ever been to St. James? In fact ever even been to St Andrews? I bet you're just another armchair support having never owned a season ticket in your nothing of a life. You honestly believe all the media drivel that is thrown at you by the London papers? We don't ask for the coverage, in fact we all would prefer to rarely get a look in for news, except locally, a lot like yourselves do at the minute. Again apart from a few rogue fans, who unfortunately get the exposure, we all admit we're an average club in terms of success, results don't lie and we're in the Championship at the moment on the back of this, but in terms of size you can't deny we are a big sized club, our attendances say it all. Since you don't have the capability to read through my previous post, here you go for a dictionary definition of big: big • adjective (bigger, biggest) 1 of considerable size, physical power, or extent. I'd say a club with a 52,000 stadium with an average attendance of 40,801 in the second tier is considered to be of considerable size, do you not think? Especially considering it is a lot higher than your average attendance of 23,190 in the Premier League. I mean when was the last time Birmingham had an away crowd above 3000, never mind 5700 away to Barnsley of all teams?

Jesus wept: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Brucie, you try calling us Geordies thick, but you can't even punctuate properly. Ever heard of paragraphs mate? Also its you're not your in that context. Maybe if you were actually educated well, you would have seen sense and supported the only decent team in your city, Aston Villa. Plus what do you base your accusations of shit fans on? We have a reputation for being the most loyal, friendly you can meet, ever been to St. James? In fact ever even been to St Andrews? I bet you're just another armchair support having never owned a season ticket in your nothing of a life. You honestly believe all the media drivel that is thrown at you by the London papers? We don't ask for the coverage, in fact we all would prefer to rarely get a look in for news, except locally, a lot like yourselves do at the minute. Again apart from a few rogue fans, who unfortunately get the exposure, we all admit we're an average club in terms of success, results don't lie and we're in the Championship at the moment on the back of this, but in terms of size you can't deny we are a big sized club, our attendances say it all. Since you don't have the capability to read through my previous post, here you go for a dictionary definition of big: big • adjective (bigger, biggest) 1 of considerable size, physical power, or extent. I'd say a club with a 52,000 stadium with an average attendance of 40,801 in the second tier is considered to be of considerable size, do you not think? Especially considering it is a lot higher than your average attendance of 23,190 in the Premier League. I mean when was the last time Birmingham had an away crowd above 3000, never mind 5700 away to Barnsley of all teams?

super shearer: ⏱ 03/12/2009

not much diff between the 2 teams

super shearer: ⏱ 03/12/2009

not much diff between the 2 teams

indian geordie: ⏱ 03/12/2009

wel as the brummies can no longer mke any mre points they hv resorted to taking me 2 whoever it is. I know how to spell dude. But i knw hw 2 mke d wrds shrt. Omg i am scared!!!

indian geordie: ⏱ 03/12/2009

wel as the brummies can no longer mke any mre points they hv resorted to taking me 2 whoever it is. I know how to spell dude. But i knw hw 2 mke d wrds shrt. Omg i am scared!!!

Pedro: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Controversial thread Doocey, well done. I'd guess out of 60+ replies that there's probably 5 different people posting. :) Birmingham are doing well this season and I think you have a good manager, good luck. Unbelievably after two of our worst seasons for years and relegation we still have attendances of over 40K. After years of having over paid underachievers @ SJP we have now lowered the wage bill quite conciderably and will do so again this summer with one or two more (thinking of Geremi for e.g.). We also have a sole owner who admittedly has loaned the club money but he cannot get it back until we are succesful again, it's not like he can realistically put us into receivership! Newcastle United have a huge fanbase (amazingly) still and for the first time in a few seasons we are able to enjoy winning games and yes we had to drop into the CCC league to do it, I do fear for next season if we are promoted as I'm not sure we'll have a good enough team to stay up and not convinced the owner will donate enough money to buy the players needed for us to stay up. So Brummies, nice to see some comments here but tbh us GEORDIES are not all the same. Good luck guys.

Pedro: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Controversial thread Doocey, well done. I'd guess out of 60+ replies that there's probably 5 different people posting. :) Birmingham are doing well this season and I think you have a good manager, good luck. Unbelievably after two of our worst seasons for years and relegation we still have attendances of over 40K. After years of having over paid underachievers @ SJP we have now lowered the wage bill quite conciderably and will do so again this summer with one or two more (thinking of Geremi for e.g.). We also have a sole owner who admittedly has loaned the club money but he cannot get it back until we are succesful again, it's not like he can realistically put us into receivership! Newcastle United have a huge fanbase (amazingly) still and for the first time in a few seasons we are able to enjoy winning games and yes we had to drop into the CCC league to do it, I do fear for next season if we are promoted as I'm not sure we'll have a good enough team to stay up and not convinced the owner will donate enough money to buy the players needed for us to stay up. So Brummies, nice to see some comments here but tbh us GEORDIES are not all the same. Good luck guys.

Dixon: ⏱ 03/12/2009

My goodness that one took off like a rocket. What did we ever do before internet forums? Glad to see it's verbal fighting and none of that silly stuff on the terraces. I'll lay my cards on the table, I'm a Birmingham supporter. Not a Brummie but in fact a Silhillian. I think that both Nolan and Smith are credible players and I would certainly take both of them if we were shipping out Damian Johnson &/or Lee Carsley otherwise the point of buying two players with medium sized wage packets would seemingly make little sense. Nolan would be an asset but then I hardly think he would have the wow factor that our new ownership would want, and I also think that Bowyer would take someone a lot better to replace him as on current form Lee is looking like a world beater. I appreciate that he didn't have such a good time in the north east but then I guess that happens to us all at some point. I'm glad that he now feels comfortable in Birmingham and playing alongside another surprisingly good player this season in Barry Ferguson. The my club bigger than your argument is such a boring one. The only fact that really matters at the end of the season is where you finish and where you felt you would have liked to finish. The only negative and I'm sure it's a common and often made point about Newcastle, you are a one club City and that really does make a huge difference when Villa park is 2 miles, WBA 5 miles, (Walsall 12 miles), wolves 17 miles and Coventry 20 miles from St Andrews. Consider that the closest clubs to the Sports Direct Park are Sunderland at 10 miles and then as I can see it Hartlepool at 25 with middlesvilla just a bit further down the road. My point is that competition for football is not really an issue to the extent that it is for us. It's not an excuse more an observation. Success for Newcastle this year will most likely look like top of the pile and promotion sewn up in March/April, beware the championship has a nasty trick of biting you on the bum in the new year. Success for us was looking like 17th but I would imagine that with current form and the prospect of some acquisitions in January many a bluenose will be looking for top ten, although not silly enough to even think of Europe.

Dixon: ⏱ 03/12/2009

My goodness that one took off like a rocket. What did we ever do before internet forums? Glad to see it's verbal fighting and none of that silly stuff on the terraces. I'll lay my cards on the table, I'm a Birmingham supporter. Not a Brummie but in fact a Silhillian. I think that both Nolan and Smith are credible players and I would certainly take both of them if we were shipping out Damian Johnson &/or Lee Carsley otherwise the point of buying two players with medium sized wage packets would seemingly make little sense. Nolan would be an asset but then I hardly think he would have the wow factor that our new ownership would want, and I also think that Bowyer would take someone a lot better to replace him as on current form Lee is looking like a world beater. I appreciate that he didn't have such a good time in the north east but then I guess that happens to us all at some point. I'm glad that he now feels comfortable in Birmingham and playing alongside another surprisingly good player this season in Barry Ferguson. The my club bigger than your argument is such a boring one. The only fact that really matters at the end of the season is where you finish and where you felt you would have liked to finish. The only negative and I'm sure it's a common and often made point about Newcastle, you are a one club City and that really does make a huge difference when Villa park is 2 miles, WBA 5 miles, (Walsall 12 miles), wolves 17 miles and Coventry 20 miles from St Andrews. Consider that the closest clubs to the Sports Direct Park are Sunderland at 10 miles and then as I can see it Hartlepool at 25 with middlesvilla just a bit further down the road. My point is that competition for football is not really an issue to the extent that it is for us. It's not an excuse more an observation. Success for Newcastle this year will most likely look like top of the pile and promotion sewn up in March/April, beware the championship has a nasty trick of biting you on the bum in the new year. Success for us was looking like 17th but I would imagine that with current form and the prospect of some acquisitions in January many a bluenose will be looking for top ten, although not silly enough to even think of Europe.

mark: ⏱ 03/12/2009

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mark: ⏱ 03/12/2009

5-1 5-1 5-1 5-1 5-1

big jim: ⏱ 03/12/2009

newcastle have a bigger fan base but thats all you have got we are premier league some think you lot once was,we both have never won a lot and we are both in the shadows of our rivals at the moment (fact) ive been to newcastle on several ocations and you are good people with very good support but at this moment in time your playing championship football and we are not so that makes us a better team in a better league!!

big jim: ⏱ 03/12/2009

newcastle have a bigger fan base but thats all you have got we are premier league some think you lot once was,we both have never won a lot and we are both in the shadows of our rivals at the moment (fact) ive been to newcastle on several ocations and you are good people with very good support but at this moment in time your playing championship football and we are not so that makes us a better team in a better league!!

jabber: ⏱ 03/12/2009

both would not get into the selected 16 after jan

jabber: ⏱ 03/12/2009

both would not get into the selected 16 after jan

solihull blue nose: ⏱ 03/12/2009

This is a load of Tosh but I'd like to make a few points. -Birmingham is probaly 5 times as big as Newcastle, and have 2 premieship clubs.The fan base is probably in that ratio- due to recent History they just dont go. - B'ham are planning to build a new 55,000- 60,000 stadium -Fact - If Bham enjoy success they will fill the stadium. -Newcastle do not have a bigger fan base,they just currently have more fans who attend games. If Newcastle were to stay in the championship for 20yrs(Like Brum) then your gates would go down to the 7,000 you were pulling pre Keegan- FACT. -That Indian clown said Brum have never been in Europe.Brum have played in 2 European finals, against Barcelona & Roma. -Fact - I do consider Newcastle to be a big, at the moment, but if they do not get promoted this yr then it could be a slippery Leeds type slop.

solihull blue nose: ⏱ 03/12/2009

This is a load of Tosh but I'd like to make a few points. -Birmingham is probaly 5 times as big as Newcastle, and have 2 premieship clubs.The fan base is probably in that ratio- due to recent History they just dont go. - B'ham are planning to build a new 55,000- 60,000 stadium -Fact - If Bham enjoy success they will fill the stadium. -Newcastle do not have a bigger fan base,they just currently have more fans who attend games. If Newcastle were to stay in the championship for 20yrs(Like Brum) then your gates would go down to the 7,000 you were pulling pre Keegan- FACT. -That Indian clown said Brum have never been in Europe.Brum have played in 2 European finals, against Barcelona & Roma. -Fact - I do consider Newcastle to be a big, at the moment, but if they do not get promoted this yr then it could be a slippery Leeds type slop.

bluenose: ⏱ 03/12/2009

I like geordies (Salt of the earth and all that). Newcastle is a physicaly bigger club than Birmingham, Fact. Birmingham are playing at a higher level than Newcastle, Fact. Nolan and Smith will move to Birmingham if Birmingham offers Newcastle enough money and they want to come, Fact. Not one single person on this site can do stuff all to either prevent or help that happening, Fact. Bill Shankly was wrong! Football is not more important than life or death! Lets Chill

bluenose: ⏱ 03/12/2009

I like geordies (Salt of the earth and all that). Newcastle is a physicaly bigger club than Birmingham, Fact. Birmingham are playing at a higher level than Newcastle, Fact. Nolan and Smith will move to Birmingham if Birmingham offers Newcastle enough money and they want to come, Fact. Not one single person on this site can do stuff all to either prevent or help that happening, Fact. Bill Shankly was wrong! Football is not more important than life or death! Lets Chill

Blueupnorth: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Here is the question why do birmingham need them when they already have better players and on top of that we're being linked to much bigger and better players than smith or nolan.

Blueupnorth: ⏱ 03/12/2009

Here is the question why do birmingham need them when they already have better players and on top of that we're being linked to much bigger and better players than smith or nolan.

super shearer: ⏱ 04/12/2009

what ever wel pass u on the way up in may

super shearer: ⏱ 04/12/2009

what ever wel pass u on the way up in may

bcfc1874: ⏱ 02/01/2010

would just like to reply to the part were u say we are probably going to get pushed into the bottom 3 and be relegated now lets not be so rash considering we are 8th in the prem fact , were on a unbeaten run of 11 premier league games fact , if blues offerd for the pair which in my opinion they wont but if they did im sure they would be very tempted at a chance to taste prem football again even IF we get relegated which i doubt very much will happen.

bcfc1874: ⏱ 02/01/2010

would just like to reply to the part were u say we are probably going to get pushed into the bottom 3 and be relegated now lets not be so rash considering we are 8th in the prem fact , were on a unbeaten run of 11 premier league games fact , if blues offerd for the pair which in my opinion they wont but if they did im sure they would be very tempted at a chance to taste prem football again even IF we get relegated which i doubt very much will happen.