UK time is: 06:35:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

N`Zog - a professional

Having been subject to intense speculation throughout last season, with alleged French newspaper interviews and the usual links to Tottingham, Charles N`Zogbia was a man most fans thought would be on his way out of the club come the summer. Here we are in late August and the player remains in black and white. KK has noticed a sea-change in the player`s attitude, something that has caused him to speak about the lad:

'When I first came in, he came to see me, and I think he wanted to leave this club. I don't see that now. I see a guy who has worked really hard, and has been right up the front with the running, and who is saying: 'I want to be part of this'.

I'm trying to keep Charlie in the side somewhere, as I've got a lot of players who play in the same position. It's tough on Jose, because he's trained very hard, but I just felt Charlie's experience of the Premiership and his ability to get forward might help us at Old Trafford. I thought he did very well.

I still think he's learning the left-back position a bit, but for me the pluses far outweigh the minuses, and that's why I played him. He plays left-back for the French Under-21s, so I'm not asking him to play a position he doesn't know. He's never complained. He's been absolutely fantastic.'




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:Saturday August 23 2008

Time: 12:51PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

'Run Geordie Run' Around The World (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Sir Bobby Auction Update (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Are We For Real? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Not Long For de Jong (Monday October 20 2014)

Aside From The PR (Sunday October 19 2014)

Ashley And The Modern Day Monopoly (Sunday October 19 2014)

Probable NUFC Line Up (Friday October 17 2014)

Reality Ahead of PR (Friday October 17 2014)

Sir Bobby Auction Update (Thursday October 16 2014)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. BLACKBOB 27 187
2. Toon_NoMatterWot 120
3. thecorner 108
4. PieMag 102
5. Wilco 91
6. OldLeazes 85
7. officemonkey 75
8. Pellet 67
9. McCreery 50
10. Rytoon 42

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 8 2 3 3 -1 9
15. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9
16. Crystal Palace 8 2 2 4 -3 8
17. Sunderland 8 1 5 2 -7 8
18. Newcastle 8 1 4 3 -6 7
19. Burnley 8 0 4 4 -9 4
20. Q.P.R. 8 1 1 6 -12 4

Breaking League News

A Mutual Appreciation Society!
Chelsea : 25/10/2014 04:00:00
Going for Three Points This Time!
Chelsea : 24/10/2014 22:00:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2014-15 - Hull (Home)
Liverpool : 24/10/2014 20:00:00
Villa to Sign Cleverley in January!
Man Utd : 24/10/2014 18:43:00
Pearson On Competition & Swansea Threat
Leicester City : 24/10/2014 18:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think NUFC will finish this season?
Suggested By:  Talk of the Tyne
Top 4%
Top 4 3%
Europa league places 16%
Mid table 47%
Relegated 30%