Originally Posted by Terrible...
Col Blake you've changed your tune you were all for crucifying Barton a few weeks ago now you are fighting his corner like he is being victimized lol
That's because they're now talking about punishing Newcastle, for something that happened at Man City. As far as the club is concerned the FA, up to the last week, gave no indication it was going to charge Barton, so we may be able to sue if they do go through with the ban. They're out of order.
It's purely opportunistic from the FA, they've seen the public response to Barton and they're jumping all over it like a randy octopus, and it is Newcastle that will suffer.
Anyway it looks like a fee has been agreed with Depor for Coloccini.