Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

KK Tempted To Rest Nicky Butt

KK Tempted To Rest Nicky Butt

With a possible suspension hanging over his head Kevin Keegan has admitted that he might look to rest Nicky Butt for the remaining fixtures this season: 'I will have a chat with Nicky about it all, but my feeling is that he is a vital player for us,' Keegan told the media. 'Nicky is always the sort of player who is going to get booked because he is so competitive and he goes in there and tries to win challenges. He has got to handle that.

'When you are doing as many as he does over 90-odd minutes, you are going to mis-time some.'

Butt has picked up 14 yellow cards this season so if he picks up a 15th in either of the final two Premier League matches with Chelsea or Everton, which is a strong possibility, he will be handed a three-match suspension, which would carry over into next season.

Would Keegan be right to rest Butt, or should he play him regardless?

Vital Football are currently looking for a site editor for this site.

Have you got the passion for your club? Are you over 18? Do you have experience in writing news and match reports? Or have you got a site that you want to move over to this exciting new network with free hosting and a content managed system on offer? If so you could be just what we are looking for!

Apply via the advert under the banner or by Clicking Here.

You don't have to be a site editor to contribute, if you have something to say on your club, simply submit it via the suggest an article link in the right hand side column.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Thursday May 1 2008
Time: 11:26AM

Comments

0
no site editor - i thought you were a big club :-)
merlin
03/05/2008 21:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Newcastle United Articles

The Newcastle United Injury List Growing

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Newcastle United and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Officials - Manchester City v Newcastle (20/1/18)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Manchester City and Newcastle United this Saturday.

NUFC FA Cup Game Confirmed

Newcastle found out their FA Cup opponents tonight.

Midfielder Set For Exit

Confirmation from Newcastle may be a while considering we're always left hanging

Newcastle United Archived Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Darlow20%
Yedlin0%
Lascelles5%
Clark0%
Dummett20%
Shelvey15%
Diame10%
Ritche5%
Perez10%
Atsu0%
Gayle0%
Sub - Joselu10%
Sub - Merino5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Rexn106
2.Toon_NoMatterWot90
3.PieMag89
4.crooktownmags84
5.markylad7449
6.The Owl40
7.Mcnamee6730
8.officemonkey30
9.Bruce6829
10.ukrocks000728
The Vital Football Members League