Colly wrote:Holystone... wrote:Geordie heroes vanished with advent of tons of cash . Why risk growing your own when you can buy unbuffed foreign talent and then trade them when/if they come good ? Cabaye/Debuch et al. Problem is that you sometimes get duds . Lots of them in our case .
And yet so many fans are ready to throw Dummett on the scrap heap at 24.
Dummett probably the worst example of sticking with cheap local talent other than Sammy. We're in the business of winning things and sticking within the rules of home grown UK talent . I still think there are far better LB knocking around than him .