Yet again we must switch wor attention between the domestic scene, to the European scene, when we welcome the great Benfica of Lisbon to St James' Park toneet for the 2nd leg of wor Europaa Leegue qwaata final tie!
(The game kicks off @ '8:05 bells' and iz live on ITV4)
Followin' wor dramatic win against 'The Wacko Jackos' of Fulham on Sunday (see below!) we are on 'a high' once again in the run up to this game!
It won't be easy az we of course lost the forst leg
3-1 @ 'The 'Propaa' Stadium of Light' last week<('Estadio Da Luz' in their lingo!) but dafter things have happened in the past! <(like on Sunday gone!) and we will be 'up for it' in wot will be a selloot 52,000 plus crowd!<(divvint naa how many Benfica have sold?)
Several of wor players like Demba Cisse and Steve Taylor and former players like Bob Moncur and 'Fat Boy' Quinn'<(az opposed to 'Fat Boy Slim'!) have been writin' in the local 'rag' that the tie iz far from ower az far az they're concorned!<(Lets hope they're reet!)
|THE BACK PAGE OF WEDNESDAY'S 'RONNY-GILL'!|
A white hot atmosphere awaits them and if we de get through to the semi-finals, aa'll have to rush to the passport office in Durham on Friday to renew mee passport, which runs oot soon!<(A'v aalready 'pre-booked' an appointment with them for 'high noon bells', to 'fast track' mee application, just in case we DE get through!)<(fingers and toes crossed!)
Update Friday mornin' 11th April
Unfortunatly, av been caalled into work unexpectedleee and have got to gan to Glasgow and will not be able to put the Benfica report online til late on Friday afternoon!