Figuring Out Events

Funny Moments for Newcastle United

Newcastle United has had shared of the news in years and some of them good and some, bad.

The current manage of Newcastle United is one of Europe’s elite managers in the person of Rafa Benitez. The likelihood of have an embarrassing moment in this new manager’s time seems to be far from happening. Now the fans can simply laugh at the occurrences that have happened before, embarrassing perhaps, but laughable at present. These events might have been etched in the fans’ memories and have put a smile upon their remembrances.

IN many headlines in the past, the name Alan Pardew has come up. These headlines vary from the brilliant, to the dreadful, and to the downright hilarious. Over the years, Pardew has been known to always be in the thick of controversy but this time, he really outdid himself. David Mayler, a midfielder of Hull City, was head-butted by Pardew during their match. A fine of ?100,000 by Newcastle United, and ?60,000 by the FA was meted out to Pardew for the head-butt!

The biggest football LOL moment in Premier League’s history was when Lee Bowyer and Kieron Dyer, both from the same team, squared up. The normal thing is that players of one team square up with players of the opposing team. And this is a common occurrence. It was funny to watch since, at the time, Dyer and Bowyer both belonged to the Toon Army. After the fight, the two players received red cards from being violent. That was bad enough, but they also eventually lost to Aston Villa at home with a score of 3 – 0.

Nobody defeats Newcastle United at home, especially Sunderland. But it did happen and with a crushing 3 – 0 defeat at that. And there is this one fan who took it very seriously and took it out on a poor police horse called Bud. Barry Rogerson, the fan, 45 years old, proceeded to taunt that horse and punched its head. Because of this moronic actions, he was sentenced to jail for a year. There will be worse years to follow for this humiliation.

Although Newcastle United has had poor managers, Joe Kinnear takes the biscuit. He did so many funny things in his career although they were really terrible during those times. And, the funniest of them all was when he tried to sign his own player. It was during the League Cup game between Swansea and Birmingham that this event occurred. Shane Ferguson, a Newcastle player, was then on loan with the Brummies. Ferguson dominated the midfield in a very great game. Kinnear was impressed and announced that he was going to sign the player. At first, the press thought he was making a joke, only to find out that he didn’t know that Ferguson was one of his players at Newcastle. What a funny moment!