Season 2008-09
March 2009 April 2009 May 2009
 RESULT . . . Newcastle United 0-0 Portsmouth     more . . . Submitted on 28/04/2009
Pensioners in danger? Submitted on 24/04/2009 by Beat
There's a meeting this Sunday (26th April) at 6pm in the Sporties to consider travel arrangements for next season and to look at the cost of the bus and the fares charged. It looks like the OAP concessions will have to end. If you want to make your feelings known come along on Sunday or let us know your views on Monday on the way to the Pompey home game.
Bus for Pompey game leaves at 18:30 Submitted on 24/04/2009 by Beat
Last Friday night in the Half Moon one of our regulars bumped into Eric Gates with some of his BBC Radio Newcastle mates.
Putting his arm around the diminutive ex-Mackem, our diplomat asked...

"Now then Eric, are you alright?"

"Yes, thanks" said Eric.

"Oh, that's pity!" was the retort.

Surprised by this unfriendly reply and surrounded by his mates, Eric asked, "Why is it a pity then?"
"Simple, I don't like you, in fact the last time I saw you I was one of 10,000 Geordies shouting , YOU UGLY LITTLE B@STARD "

According to Wiki "Eric has now become one of the North East's most popular after dinner speakers with his entertaining personality and stories from his football career."

So the former Century Radio gob-$hite drew on all of his experience of hecklers and on-the- pitch abuse with .... "Ah, but I've got a better pension than you!"
After much mocking and counter claim over the relative value of each other's pension, the ULB went to the other end of the bar where he continued to moan to his mates about this less than friendly banter in his local. Later, as he left, one of his cronies was brave enough to pass-on a message from the unhappy, 53 year old, twice capped England diver... "Fcuk Off"
 RESULT . . . Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Newcastle United     more . . . Submitted on 20/04/2009
 RESULT . . . Stoke City 1-1 Newcastle United     more . . . Submitted on 13/04/2009
 RESULT . . . Newcastle United 0-2 Chelsea     more . . . Submitted on 13/04/2009