UK time is: 16:41:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Kinnear confirms Owen as skipper

Joe Kinnear passed an initial examination with the fans with his statement that he sees Michael Owen as his skipper for the interim reign. With Owen`s goals one of the few shining lights in this turbulent start to the season, to strip him of the captaincy would be close to sacrilege. Kinnear said:

"There`s no reason why he won`t continue to be my captain. He is a very good voice in the dressing room. He has been there and done it and we need more players like that. I am not aware of anything to do with his contract. You will have to ask him or anyone else about what his long-term plans are. I don`t know anything about his contract. It is not running out in the next eight games, so it doesn`t really bother me.

I don`t think Newcastle will go down. I was delighted with the second-half performance against Blackburn and with the players they have got - and when they get them back in the team - we will be okay. I can`t see any danger of Newcastle going down. None at all. I accept confidence is the biggest thing in football. Big teams in the past have gone down, but, no, Newcastle won`t go down at all, no danger whatsoever."




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:Tuesday September 30 2008

Time: 9:18AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
A burden not a privilage!!!
storagematt
Report Abuse
01/10/2008 12:40:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Crucial Villa Win For Janmaat (Sunday March 1 2015)

Gutierrez Thanks Fans For Support (Sunday March 1 2015)

Audio - Carver On Villa Victory (Sunday March 1 2015)

Stats: Newcastle v Aston Villa (Saturday February 28 2015)

Everton Game Moved (Friday February 27 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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Swansea 27 11 7 9 -3 40
9. West Ham 27 10 9 8 6 39
10. Stoke 27 11 6 10 -3 39
11. Newcastle 27 9 8 10 -10 35
12. Crystal Palace 27 7 9 11 -7 30
13. WBA 27 7 9 11 -9 30
14. Everton 26 6 10 10 -4 28

Breaking League News

Rooney Backs Old Mate Wes Brown
» Sunderland : 01/03/2015 16:16:00
Pellegrini - Hopes Dented, But It's Not Over
» Man City : 01/03/2015 16:11:00
» Everton : 01/03/2015 16:04:00
Poyet Blasts Referees
» Sunderland : 01/03/2015 16:02:00
» Liverpool : 01/03/2015 16:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 1%
Janmaat 66%
Williamson 0%
Coloccini 0%
Haidara 0%
Obertan 0%
Abeid 0%
Sissoko 0%
Ameobi 0%
Cisse 33%
Riviere 0%
Sub - Taylor 0%
Sub - Perez 0%
Sub - Gouffran 0%