Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Just how good was Spiderman?

Just how good was Spiderman?

It says it all when the lad hasn`t played for us competitively yet and hoards of our fans were already dressed up in severely ill-fitting Spiderman costumes. Jonas Gutierrez has certainly captured the hearts of our fans with his English interviews, great L`Oreal hair and work rate in the pre-season games. However yesterday at Old Trafford the lad was different gravy.

Strong in attack, pacey on the ball and, most satisfying of all, he looked fantastic tracking back, have we finally found an all-around left sided player? The quality moment when he played the one-two with Oba to burst in on goal, another where he left Rooney on his arse and clipped the ball to the far post and then his burst back to dispossess Campbell and charge up-field. All summed up the fact this lad is going to become a serious cult hero.

Singling out Jonas, as good as he was, seems a little unfair on our other two debutants. Colo was excellent, not challenged particularly by Campbell and Rooney, and Guthrie was definitely steady away in the middle. All in all if KK, Wise and co can draft more in of that quality and suss out the left back conundrum I reckon we`ll do just fine.



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

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Monday August 18 2008
Time: 9:36AM

Comments

0
Well said Ross. Amazing talents. Keep em coming KK
Toon4LiFe
18/08/2008 09:53:00
0
Webslinging stuff by the Argie lad. Definitely a superhero in the making.
SirLes
18/08/2008 10:54:00
0
I have to admit I was mightily impressed by him! Not your biggest fan but congrats for the result yesterday! More defending like throughout the season and we'll have to take lessons from you, our defending was pants! Gutierrez has all the attributes to become a hit in the PL, good luck to him, reminds me of Andy van der Meyde except fully fit! :)
toffeetower
18/08/2008 11:43:00
0
TT - and unlike Van Der Meyde I doubt Jonas is particularly much of a booze hound party boy.
SirLes
18/08/2008 11:58:00
0
van der Meyde isn't a booze hound party boy though, he's a fella who has been really unfortunate with the poor health of his daughter who has been hospitalised since birth. That's enough to effect anyone mentally let alone physically, maybe you should do some research before your next comment?
toffeetower
18/08/2008 15:30:00
0
"Everton footballer Andy van der Meyde has had two cars and his dog stolen, just days after being fined by his club for going on a night out." Good research! Also found out his nickname on some sites is Shandy Van Der Meyde.
SirLes
18/08/2008 15:46:00
0
A night out, and you deduce he is a drunk because of a night out? If you'd read the story a bit more (ie like a good researcher) you'd have learnt he had his drink spiked. Yer good research indeed, maybe you shouldn't believe everything you read in the papers? How naive. Oh and the nickname, was made by a naive Evertonian, many of which don't fully understand like yourself, don't worry you're not alone.
toffeetower
20/08/2008 00:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Gayle Deal Close Ritchie To Follow?

Dwight Gayle is reportedly 'closing in' on a his move to Newcastle from Crystal Palace with us having started talks with Bournemouth about a move for Matt Ritchie too?

United Complete Deal

Newcastle confirmed they had completed the signing of goalkeeper Matz Sels from Belgian side Gent today

Thauvin To Follow Townsend Out Of Newcastle?

Two players linked with futures away from St James Park continue to be Florian Thauvin and Andros Townsend.

Newcastle On Verge Of Transfer Breakthrough

The first signing looks to be a goalkeeper and one with a decent pedigree as well

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

Ken Waugh
no email
Profile
TNMW
Editor email
Profile
Ian Smith
no email
Profile
Rexn
no email
Profile
BowburnMag
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Spurs MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Darlow12%
Janmaat0%
Taylor0%
Mbemba1%
Dummett0%
Tiote0%
Colback1%
Wijnaldum4%
Sissoko30%
Townsend47%
Mitrovic2%
Sub - Shelvey0%
Sub - Aarons1%
Sub - Sterry2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.officemonkey305
2.Toon_NoMatterWot268
3.billybobcat148
4.PieMag97
5.OldLeazes61
6.BLACKBOB60
7.vin189243
8.Finn_the_Dog38
9.keggy_keagal38
10.Mcnamee6735