After that, I don't know" was either the selfassurance of a man who has already been tipped the wink
by the captain, or the staggering arrogance of a diva who presumes his past glories will be enough to see him through.
Wilkinson is expected to be tipped the wink
this week that he is on the plane to New Zealand at the end of this month.
However Parkes is aware that Souness and the three coaching staff who have followed him to St James' Park might have tipped the wink
to the Magpies' stand-in manager John Carver with some insights about Rovers.
Hot Horse Harry is flying in after a week of fun and games at Punchestown and he's flush after being tipped the wink
for Grimes (6-1) on Friday.
Bardsley has become a crucial part of Scotland boss Craig Levein's squad in recent matches and the defender admits he's already been tipped the wink
that he'll be involved in next month's friendly against Denmark.