UK time is: 03:04:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

KK on injury update

KK has come forward to update the fans on the latest status of the walking wounded at St James Park. With Michael Owen set to make the bench, the squad is slowly coming back to it`s full complement. Speaking about those still laid up in the treatment room he said:

'Mark Viduka will probably be a couple of weeks still because, unlike Michael Owen, he missed the end of last season as well and, unlike Michael, he has had an injection in his Achilles. It will be a little bit longer for him, but he is close. He came back into training two days this week and was absolutely outstanding, so it won't be long.

Claudio Cacapa has not trained with us. I was going to involve him at Old Trafford, maybe play him, but on the Friday he just tweaked his hamstring. But he is not far off being fit again because it didn't go, he just got a warning. He had had one the week before, so we just eased back on it. I would say another two weeks and he will be back.

What we have got to do with Joey is just try to assess where his fitness is. It is all right to come in and play a game, but how will he react after it? I am fully aware he has got his thing on September 5, and it is highly unlikely Joey will be involved with us beforehand. If he was fit enough and looked strong enough and put himself up for selection that way, I would play him before then. But at the moment, it is looking unlikely just because of the work he has missed."




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: 12:52PM

Your Comments

Barton should be sacked full stop!
merlin
I think the little scrote needs the wages to fund all the civil action suits he's facing.
BaldEagle
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

NUFC v Hull Review (Saturday September 20 2014)

Pardew in Stats (Thursday September 18 2014)

Good Luck Jonas (Thursday September 18 2014)

Aarons Blow Should Be No Loss (Tuesday September 16 2014)

What's The Point? (Monday September 15 2014)

The Shocking Truth (Sunday September 14 2014)

Southampton v NUFC Line Ups (Saturday September 13 2014)

Southampton v NUFC Match Review (Saturday September 13 2014)

Ashley's Statements. What Do They Mean? (Saturday September 13 2014)

Pardew Smugness Uncovers Truth (Friday September 12 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. Toon_NoMatterWot 269
2. billybobcat 249
3. officemonkey 196
4. BLACKBOB 27 168
5. thecorner 131
6. Wilco 100
7. kevinpie 97
8. PieMag 86
9. Rytoon 85
10. Finn_the_Dog 76

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

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

Breaking League News

Arsenal`s Control Freaks Take The Points
Arsenal : 21/09/2014 00:41:00
Liverpool : 20/09/2014 21:58:00
Swansea : 20/09/2014 21:23:00
Bodymoor Closed For Business After Arsenal Loss
Aston Villa : 20/09/2014 21:19:00
Report - Bony Sent Off As Southampton Win 1-0
Swansea : 20/09/2014 19:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think NUFC will finish this season?
Suggested By:  Talk of the Tyne
Top 3%
Top 4 3%
Europa league places 19%
Mid table 48%
Relegated 27%