Posted 'high noon 🔔 bells' Saturday 5th November (bonfire day) 2022
We travel the 350 miles to Sooothampton by road today at '1:00pm bells' coz of the train strike, which woz caalled off at the last minute last neet! (too late to change arrangements---and in any case we hear that there are nee trains from The Toon to King's Cross at aall?)
Anyway!---we shud be there by '7 bells' tooneet and will dump wor bags in the hotel and gan 'on the hoy'!
Then tomorrow we heed for St. Mary's Stadium for the '2:00 bells' kick off where aall 3,200 away tickets have been sold!---We hear that Toon fans have aalso bought tickets in the home sections az Sooothampton cannit sell them!
Joelinton iz suspended due to the accumulation <(we naa aall the big words!) of yellow cards! We hear that Callum Wilson haz picked up a flu bug, but hopefully wor number 9 will feature tomorrow!
A full Geordie Times match and drinkin dens report will appear here on Munday sometime! (We shud be back on Tyneside in the late evenin' on Sunday!
Az per usual: "Watch this space!"
Explanation: We caall Sooothampton, 'The Simon Templar Mob', coz this woz a character in the cult 1960s TV series 'The Saint', played by Roger Moore. Sooothampton are known az 'The Saints' of course-----get it???