Friday, December 21, 2007

Bum deal

Fans of aggressive but only sporadically effective midfield enforcers in black and white shirts rejoice: Nicky Butt has signed a one year extension to his contract, taking him up until summer 2009.

The player famously named by Pele as the real star of the 2002 World Cup looks to be trying to win the supporters over by gradually morphing into a certain sheet metal worker's son from Gosforth as he gets older. Don't believe me? Just look at the photo that accompanies the BBC's news article...

In other news, it seems that the indignity and shame of being beaten by us at home - even by a last-minute goal - is so bad that it merits the boot...


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