Newcastle United - Capello: Owen still in thoughts
UK time is: 18:27:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Capello: Owen still in thoughts

Known ribbingly as England`s Michael Owen to many Newcastle fans, Owen`s absence from the line up has been a strange phenomenon for the first time in a decade, as we get used to seeing him more in black and white than in red and white. However Fabio Capello has admitted the pint size goal bagger is still part of the England reckoning. The Italian said:

'I only ever call up the best players or at least the players who are most suited to the way I wish to play. Both David Beckham - who I worked with for a year at Real Madrid - and Michael Owen are wonderful professionals who could still play vital roles for England.

I will never close the door to the national team on anyone. I want a compact England team. Whether we win or lose, the most important thing is that we have a team on the pitch - and not just a group of players. But you also have to remember that in modern football only players who are in peak physical condition can make the most of their technical abilities.'




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:Thursday November 13 2008

Time: 10:14PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Should be in the squad
Tiny T
Report Abuse
14/11/2008 18:50:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

NUFC Influx On The Way (Sunday July 5 2015)

Five Newcastle Fixture Changes (Friday July 3 2015)

Cabella Heading To Marseille (Thursday July 2 2015)

An Ameobi Update (Wednesday July 1 2015)

Transfer D-Day At Newcastle? (Wednesday July 1 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. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Remy Linked to move to Turkish Club
Chelsea : 05/07/2015 17:46:01
NUFC Influx On The Way
Newcastle : 05/07/2015 17:32:01
Breaking The British Transfer Record?
Man City : 05/07/2015 16:36:01
Hammers Reject Set for Greek Football
West Ham : 05/07/2015 16:30:00
Costa Warms-Up in Kuwait 5-a-side Tournament
Chelsea : 05/07/2015 16:18:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 6%
Janmaat 3%
Williamson 1%
Coloccini 0%
Dummett 0%
Anita 20%
Colback 1%
Sissoko 3%
Riviere 1%
Gutierrez 65%
Cisse 0%
Sub - Gouffran 0%