Saturday, 6 August 2011

THE TOON v THE VIOLA

Posted '11 am bells' Saturday 6th August 2011
ST JAMES' ON A SUNNY DAY!---NOT! TODAY A'M AFRAID!

Today we play wor final and one and anly home pre season friendly game @ St James' against 'The Viola' (The Violets') of Fiorentina who finished ninth in 'Serie A' last season

Wor £65,000 a week  'twitterman' wont be involved of course, but Jose Enrique is expected to start, despite him bein' 'insulted' by 'The Toons' 'allegedly'? reported £50,000 a week new pay offer! ("How the hell could you manage on that!?")

Thunder storms are brewin' ower Tyneside and aa divvint just meen wots happenin' at the club! as a 'very wet day' is invisaged for those of us heedin' for the groond @ 'three bells' this afternoon!
"It's 'chuckin it doon' as I write this!")

Damp match report to follow later!


THE PIT YAKKERS 1  TOON RESORVES 2
Last neet the second string played their last pre season game as well and won 2-1 at Woodhorn Lane against Ashington from The Northern League.
Brad Inman opened wor accoont in the sixth minute with a shot from the edge of the area and then in the 17th minute Phil Airey was 'clobbered' by an Ashington defender in the box and he convorted the resultin' penalty himsel.

There was ne more score til 'the death' when 'The Pit Yakkers' got a consolation goal from a free kick scored by Craig Scott.

Attendance: 1,242 (nearly double the last time we were here and mostly Toon fans)

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