Writer: Site Staff
Date:Monday May 12 2008
Kevin Keegan saw his side finish the season with a 3-1 defeat at Everton on Sunday, as the hosts confirmed their Uefa Cup place next season as a result. Michael Owen had cancelled out an earlier Everton goal with a second half penalty, but Everton added another two goals to secure the win.
Rather than be to disappointed about the result, as he knows that he will be hopefully rebuilding this summer, Keegan drew on the positives and is looking to what Everton have achieved as something that the Toon could quite as easily do with the right level of investment and the right players arriving: 'If ever we needed a team to look at we were in the right place today,' Keegan told BBC Sport. 'If Everton can finish fifth, why can't we? We have a bigger stadium and more fans, but they all play for each other and that's the spirit we don't have.
'If we can get that with the players we've got there's no reason we can't challenge for that spot next season.'
Can Keegan get that spirit and quality together this summer to turn the Toon into a side capable of challenging for fifth spot next season?
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.
Date:Monday May 12 2008
Martin & Balotelli The Latest Linked (Thursday July 2 2015)
Cabella Heading To Marseille (Thursday July 2 2015)
What Cars Do The Premiership Captains' Drive? (Thursday July 2 2015)
Infographic - Maybe Vlaar Isn't Right For Newcastle! (Thursday July 2 2015)
An Ameobi Update (Wednesday July 1 2015)
Transfer D-Day At Newcastle? (Wednesday July 1 2015)
Err.. The New Premier League Football... Ahem! (Wednesday July 1 2015)
No McClaren Reunion With Downing (Tuesday June 30 2015)
Ameobi 'Move' Creates Excitement (Monday June 29 2015)
Cathro Confirmation (Monday June 29 2015)
|9. Man City||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|10. Man Utd||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|74% of Swans Say Get Britton a Coaching Role
» Swansea : 02/07/2015 20:40:01
|Rekik Completes Marseille Move
» Man City : 02/07/2015 20:00:00
|Trio Sign New Deals As Keeper Arrives
» Crystal Palace : 02/07/2015 19:50:01
|Maitland-Niles Heads To Ipswich
» Arsenal : 02/07/2015 19:37:01
|Hammers v FC Lusitans - Line-Ups
» West Ham : 02/07/2015 19:11:00