I was reading this piece in today's Daily Mirror and thought to myself, these quotes sound very familiar? Carried on and thought I'm sure I've heard this before.
Lo and behold, they're all quotes from the recent Rooney debates on ToffeeWeb! There's even a namecheck for the "voice of reason" Alan Kirwin and Matthew Salem.
BTW although I don't wholeheartedly agree with Alan's sentiment's on the subject, they do paint ToffeeWeb and Evertonians in general in a good light.
Stephen Kenny, Posted 09/09/2010 at 11:29:51
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1 Posted 09/09/2010 at 16:12:24
Nothing quite like a scurrilous sex scandal to get all the chins wagging!!!
2 Posted 09/09/2010 at 16:19:08
3 Posted 09/09/2010 at 16:20:28
I say give him a lot of early shit then support the team.
4 Posted 09/09/2010 at 16:21:35
5 Posted 09/09/2010 at 16:24:22
6 Posted 09/09/2010 at 16:25:24
7 Posted 09/09/2010 at 16:36:13
No Michael you've read the reports wrong, Rooney did the roasting.
8 Posted 09/09/2010 at 16:35:45
They could ask Phil Green for a quote... Trevor Birch, Bill Wyness, Paul Gregg, Etc etc.
9 Posted 09/09/2010 at 17:10:29
I think you might be Stoned, Robert!
As in Bill Wyman... or Keith Richard.
There, I've given you a MASSIVE clue. Try again.
10 Posted 09/09/2010 at 18:32:29
Helikaon Bow (#4) sounds like an anagram to me. I would like to think the players and the Board would think up creative names to join in the daily rants and raves on TW. I can imagine themselves having a laugh at some of the stuff that gets written on here.
11 Posted 09/09/2010 at 18:55:08
12 Posted 09/09/2010 at 18:55:43
I have no issues with Rooney and think he is a great footballer, but that would not look very good in a tabloid, now would it...
13 Posted 09/09/2010 at 19:00:32
14 Posted 09/09/2010 at 19:39:15
15 Posted 09/09/2010 at 19:35:29
16 Posted 09/09/2010 at 20:13:21
17 Posted 09/09/2010 at 20:21:52
18 Posted 09/09/2010 at 20:21:01
Michael (1), Totally agree and some fine words of wisdom chucked in for good measure.
Let's take the Mancs Saturday !!
19 Posted 09/09/2010 at 20:34:39
Let's hope were not being too closely monitored? Then again... fuck him ? I've got no money anyway, much the same as him.
20 Posted 09/09/2010 at 21:07:25
I was rushing out of the house, thanks for the clue.
I should of just said Bullybeef.
Spot on mate.
21 Posted 09/09/2010 at 22:17:56
22 Posted 09/09/2010 at 22:24:45
23 Posted 09/09/2010 at 22:19:09
I got a full para AND the headline quote!! Wha-hoo!!!!
Now that's what I call lazy journalism. Terrible. Having to resort to Mike Green for material.
By the way - do I win a mirror? Something? Anything....?
Very funny if slightly worrying stuff - wise words Tony I'Anson - beware.... the ears have walls... erm... no that's not right is it.... the walls have whales... erm no... damn, bollocks, thats my writing career over....
24 Posted 09/09/2010 at 22:46:36
25 Posted 09/09/2010 at 23:10:48
What a thought! We could all end up suing each other to fuck on here!
26 Posted 09/09/2010 at 23:28:44
Tony J Williams on Page 3... shake a little ass!
27 Posted 09/09/2010 at 23:51:20
"he ears have walls..." etc.
Have you been on that wacky baccy AGAIN?!!
28 Posted 10/09/2010 at 05:30:41
29 Posted 10/09/2010 at 06:19:32
30 Posted 10/09/2010 at 08:37:43
As a matter of interest, what is the legal position as regards some of the robust discussions and uniquevocal comments which appear on ToffeeWeb?
If lazy journalists (that was a tautology) are using ToffeeWeb as sources for stories, some of us might be open to more than verbal abuse.
31 Posted 10/09/2010 at 09:00:52
There are number of people one here who question people's characters and slag and abuse players. So what's the chances of being taking to court by say someone like.... Wayne, no wait Leon Osman??
32 Posted 10/09/2010 at 09:03:03
33 Posted 10/09/2010 at 09:10:06
34 Posted 10/09/2010 at 09:22:19
35 Posted 10/09/2010 at 09:33:09
36 Posted 10/09/2010 at 09:44:58
37 Posted 10/09/2010 at 09:46:51
38 Posted 10/09/2010 at 10:22:24
Please keep autograph requests to a maximum.
39 Posted 10/09/2010 at 10:19:33
40 Posted 10/09/2010 at 10:38:17
41 Posted 10/09/2010 at 10:44:52
42 Posted 10/09/2010 at 10:58:05
There you go Tommy, you're not nobody anymore, mate.
43 Posted 10/09/2010 at 11:47:49
Slaughter him from the start, he is a rat and acts like one.
44 Posted 10/09/2010 at 11:46:35
I know the majority of fans, while venting their anger at Rooney, will leave it at that, just vocal barracking, fair do's... But in the heat of it all, if Rooney scores and kisses the badge again, there could be trouble,
The papers are actively winding the crowd up before the game (not that we need it). Some fans might see this as open season, and throw something. Where will it all lead to? If there was an incident the press would be to blame.
45 Posted 10/09/2010 at 12:00:43
You are an Evertonian! Manc, Chelski and redshite supporters are nobodies, but not you my lad!
46 Posted 10/09/2010 at 13:58:31
47 Posted 10/09/2010 at 14:01:43
48 Posted 10/09/2010 at 14:08:54
To be honest, I agree with most of his views... not sure what you mean by your posting.
49 Posted 10/09/2010 at 14:33:52
I think the person he said it to was so mortified he made sure it became common knowledge.
50 Posted 10/09/2010 at 15:36:46
Are you lot fukin' insane.
That 'orrible little twat fucked us off and left us to rot while he went to play for that fuckin' shower.
We fuckin' hate the 'orrible little bastard and the Mirror should say so. He's, quite rightly, will get fucked right off tomorrow because he deserves nowt fuckin' else.
Fuck Wayne Rooney and his mates, all galavanting around the world like they fuckin' own it. Gang of thick twats in my opinion.
I stand by what I said the other day and still hope he gets crabs off the next pro he shags.
51 Posted 10/09/2010 at 14:11:38
52 Posted 10/09/2010 at 17:28:02
Let's see what happens tomorrow.
53 Posted 10/09/2010 at 17:52:12
Never did understand that. It doesn't make any sense.
54 Posted 10/09/2010 at 23:50:50
The same piece offers an interesting quote from Mikel Arteta... "I don't like to see people behaving badly towards Wayne. He's been a terrific player and he loves Everton. He left for a massive club and brought a lot of money to this one. He's not said anything bad about this club and all the players and staff like him."
I have sensed something in the ether for a wee while. Rooney was still a kid when he left here, and a very badly advised one at that. He's still a flawed character, but he's moved on a long way. His feelings for Everton are, I believe, unarguable. When he plays against us he always, always, plays within himself.
The reasons behind my earlier pronouncements, i.e. that we should move on and not bait Rooney are partly born out of affection for a very talented young Evertonian, and partly born of enlightened self interest. A highly motivated and wound up Wayne Rooney can do us a lot of damage. I prefer him (at Goodison) as a wolf in sheep's clothing. 3 points are all I'm interested in.
But back to the earlier point; I sense an unmistakeable narrative being played out that will ultimately result in Rooney returning to the fold. The prospect will increase/decrease in line with our ability to compete for a CL place or even for the title.
Baiting Rooney tomorrow will only help one cause and that cause is not EFC.
55 Posted 11/09/2010 at 00:36:26
56 Posted 11/09/2010 at 09:20:46
We're being watched.
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