Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Who`s to blame? Ashley & Co

Who`s to blame? Ashley & Co

Having considered the players and Joe Kinnear`s contribution to yesterday`s downfall, the main culprit still has to be covered.

Ashley`s management of the club and its infrastructure is ultimately the final and most prominent reason why we failed.

Keegan would not have lost that game with the squad Kinnear had. He knows the derby and knows how to motivate the players. However he left as he didn`t believe the squad that Wise and Jiminez were assembling could be coached in his way and they were signing players not good enough for the EPL.

Gonzalez and Xisco - where the hell were they? Coloccini - not good enough yesterday, neither was Bassong. All part of the sh*te Wise and Jiminez were assembling with their raft of 'World Class` South American contacts. No left back or creative midfielder signed - f*cking hell it showed yesterday.

Ashley`s persistence in the continental style structure comes as the other Premier League club who adopted it bit the bullet and dismantled it for Harry Redknapp, following signing a raft of unsuitable players and making their worst ever start to the season. FAT MIKE - IT WON`T WORK IN ENGLAND!

Overall the continental structure, the soap opera caused by it and the axing of Keegan is without a doubt the root cause of the loss of our 28 year unbeaten record on Wearside.



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

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Sunday October 26 2008
Time: 12:14PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

A Vital Week For Benitez

Manager Rafa Benitez has been speaking about a big week for Newcastle United with Brighton up on Tuesday evening and then trips to Huddersfield and Reading to follow.

Officials - Brighton v Newcastle (28/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Brighton and Newcastle United this Tuesday.

Video - Newcastle 2-2 Bristol City

Newcastle's late equaliser saw us come from two down to deny Bristol City a win. A 2-2 draw would have been taken by the Magpies but cost top spot when Brighton won.

Diame In Team Of The Tournament (27/2/17)

Newcastle United are represented in the latest League Cup Team of the Tournament that was selected ahead of Sunday's show piece Final.

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bristol City MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Darlow9%
Yedlin0%
Lascelles0%
Clark7%
Dummett0%
Shelvey21%
Colback0%
Ritchie14%
Perez0%
Atsu35%
Mitrovic0%
Sub - Diame7%
Sub - Gouffran7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 5:30PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot151
2.CuckFan114
3.PieMag105
4.Mcnamee6748
5.keggy_keagal41
6.billybobcat28
7.Finn_the_Dog24
8.daftladguy19
9.officemonkey19
10.McCreery17
Write for Vital Football