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Magpies wait on Smith injury news

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Alan Smith faces an anxious wait to find out the extent of his ankle injury he suffered in a challenge by Sunderland's Kieron Richardson on Sunday.

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hopefully he will be injured until the end of January so we don't sign him :D
 
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^^

Please, take him.

Appalling player.
 
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Meh, really do not care. he has been utter **** this season, pleased he cannot be selected v Spurs.
 
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I'm another person to be pleased with this. Brilliant news! Looks like Best and Ameobi will be upfront again :/
 

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Was excellent as a striker back in the day, and I have to admit I think Fergie may have ruined him by trying to play him as a CM.

He's not cut out for it. Used to be a fantastic striker, now a mediocre midfielder. Real shame.. His horiffic leg break didn't help him much either really.
 
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Smith breaking his leg was such a shame, and the subsequent midfield role is nothing short of abysmal. Waste of a talent, no idea why Leeds want him? :S
 

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Smith breaking his leg was such a shame, and the subsequent midfield role is nothing short of abysmal. Waste of a talent, no idea why Leeds want him? :S
I hope Grayson doesn't want him. I brought it up because many members of the 606 Leeds board want him back to help give our midfield more bite. I don't want him back cos I don't think he can play that role well and we can get someone better. Unlike a lot of Leeds fans I don't hate him for going to Man Utd. I see it as he left us to help out our financial situation
 
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why is he a cm anyway?

he used to be a great forward
 
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why is he a cm anyway?

he used to be a great forward
I thought it was cus of his injury but I'm not so sure... To be honest he was never much of a goalscorer.
 
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I thought it was cus of his injury but I'm not so sure... To be honest he was never much of a goalscorer.
I think people saw potential as a ball winning midfielder because of his aggressiveness, as well as his injury meaning he didn't have as much stamina so a role where he could sit in front of the defence was supposed to be ideal.

Unfortunately, he has never really adapted.
 
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I thought it was cus of his injury but I'm not so sure... To be honest he was never much of a goalscorer.
yeah he was moved becuase of that, but SAF wanted to harness his aggression and lack of stamina....didnt work

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truth he wasnt ever going to be good enough after injury, but it would have taken a cold cold heart to immediately sell him, especially as it was his commitment that got him injured
 
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