Newcastle United - The week that was
UK time is: 05:56:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

The week that was

As another week drifts idly past it seems the great conundrum of who will start our first game seems a long way off. The weekend saw a seemingly pointless exercise in Majorca, as the first team and reserves combined to end up with two 1-0 defeats at the hands of both the home side and Hertha Berlin. Nothing quite summed up the current striker shortage then Stroller and Smith making up the front line. Dear god...

This carried on into midweek as the Dutchies of PSV came to SJP. We managed a two goal salvo in 8 minutes, with Tayls and Guthrie scoring early. They came back, natch, and it ended 2-2. Our bench of teenagers however frightened the shit out of us as we zoom towards an impossible task at Old Trafford in 10 days.

In transfer terms the Coloccini deal managed to string out another week. As I type the gadge with the hair like an 80s rock god is set to be unveiled at the Valencia game the morra.

Arthur Cox again left the club as the sharks from the Daily Mail seized upon rumours of more splits in the camp. What is it with their agenda on the Ashley regime? I can only figure they`ve been mentally scarred by something involving Lonsdale gear.

Finally Alan Smith might be going to Everton. That is all.

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 8 2008

Time: 10:44PM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Stats: Man City v Newcastle (Saturday October 3 2015)

Audio - McClaren On Tough Start (Friday October 2 2015)

McClaren Previews Manchester City (Friday October 2 2015)

North East Football Swings For Charity (Wednesday September 30 2015)

Colback Doubt For Man City Game (Wednesday September 30 2015)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Toon_NoMatterWot 14
2. billycasper 11
3. Odin 9
4. Sir Laz 9
6. officemonkey 6
7. keggy_keagal 4
8. Mcnamee67 4
9. thecorner 4
10. vin1892 4

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Stoke 8 2 3 3 -2 9
15. AFC Bournemouth 8 2 2 4 -2 8
16. Chelsea 8 2 2 4 -5 8
17. WBA 8 2 2 4 -5 8
18. Aston Villa 8 1 1 6 -5 4
19. Sunderland 8 0 3 5 -10 3
20. Newcastle 8 0 3 5 -11 3

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

The return of Dark clouds to Chelsea FC
Chelsea : 04/10/2015 01:30:00
Pundits Predictions: Swansea City vs Tottenham Hotspur
Swansea : 03/10/2015 22:26:01
Gomes Stars As Hornets Draw At Bournemouth
Watford : 03/10/2015 21:44:01
Watford : 03/10/2015 21:43:01
Sunderland : 03/10/2015 21:04:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man City MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 0%
Janmaat 0%
Mbemba 0%
Coloccini 0%
Mbabu 0%
Sissoko 0%
Anita 0%
Gouffran 0%
Wijnaldum 0%
Mitrovic 0%
Perez 0%
Sub - Lascelles 0%
Sub - Tiote 0%
Sub - Thauvin 0%