Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Oba`s analysis

Oba`s analysis

Having experienced the death of his mother this summer in totally tragic circumstances, wasn`t it fitting that Oba Martins should get the opening goal of our season? Speaking to the Ronnie it was a happy centre forward who cast his thoughts towards the Bolton game. On an aside I`m obviously seriously huffed about removing him from my Vital Fantasy Football team in a swap for Michael Owen. If you`re not in our league - why the hell not? Sign up now at Vital Fantasy Football. Oba said:

"This was a fantastic result. Even though we haven`t won, we have picked up a result that many teams would like at Old Trafford. We tried our best to win this game and are disappointed not to, but we will take a point.

I`m happy to get my first goal of the season in my first game. It was important for me, but more so for the team. We wanted to get off to a good start and this has helped do that. Their equaliser was unfortunate for us. But that`s football sometimes. We worked very hard during the rest of the game and we have picked up a big result."



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

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Monday August 18 2008
Time: 1:07PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Stats: Newcastle v Cheltenham

All the stats from Newcastle (2) vs (0) Cheltenham, St James' Park, 23/8/16 Att: 21,972

Newcastle v Cheltenham - Team Sheets

Newcastle are at St James' Park with Cheltenham the visitors for the latest League Cup match.

Follow Newcastle v Cheltenham Live On Twitter

Newcastle are at St James' Park with Cheltenham the visitors today, this will be a 7:45pm kick-off.

League Cup Round 3 Draw Wednesday Evening

The draw for round three of this year's League Cup competition will take place at around 9.45-10pm on Wednesday evening following the Accrington Stanley v Burnley tie.

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)

LC - Cheltenham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Darlow0%
Sterry0%
Lascelles0%
Hanley0%
Gamez Duarte0%
Aarons0%
Shelvey0%
Colback0%
Perez100%
Diame0%
Mitrovic0%
Sub - Gouffran0%
Sub - Gayle0%
Sub - Anita0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 4 3 1 0 10 3
2 Brighton 4 2 2 0 8 6
3 Wolves 4 2 2 0 8 4
4 Norwich 4 2 2 0 8 4
5 Fulham 4 2 2 0 8 2
6 Q.P.R. 4 2 0 2 6 2
7 Newcastle 4 2 0 2 6 2
8 Brentford 4 2 0 2 6 1
9 Barnsley 4 2 0 2 6 0
10 Bristol City 4 2 0 2 6 0
11 Forest 4 2 0 2 6 -2
12 Aston Villa 4 1 2 1 5 2
13 Ipswich 4 1 2 1 5 0
14 Birmingham 4 1 2 1 5 -1
15 Cardiff 4 1 2 1 5 -1
16 Derby County 4 1 2 1 5 -1
17 Wigan 4 1 1 2 4 1
18 Burton 4 1 1 2 4 0
19 Leeds Utd 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Sheff Wed 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Reading 4 1 1 2 4 -4
22 Rotherham 4 1 1 2 4 -5
23 Preston 4 1 0 3 3 -1
24 Blackburn 4 0 1 3 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot101
2.officemonkey48
3.keggy_keagal30
4.vin189228
5.billybobcat25
6.The Owl23
7.PieMag22
8.Pellet17
9.OldLeazes15
10.Mcnamee6714