Date:Wednesday March 22 2006
Martin O'Neill is expected to meet the Football Association's chief executive Brian Barwick this week to discuss succeeding Sven-Göran Eriksson as England coach. But Newcastle can rest assured that England WILL pick and English manager, leaving the way open for a move to Newcastle ... should the Irishman want it.
Second favourite for the job -Ottmar Hitzfeld - has also been sounded out about moving to Tyneside.
According to local news reports, it is understood Freddy Shepherd is considering David Moyes as a fall-back option. And sources on Merseyside last night insisted that the Everton manager had emerged as a strong candidate for the United job.
Personally, I do not know ONE Newcastle fan who would be happy with yet another manager from Scouse-land. And this could be another howler from a chairman who knows full well the fans are expecting a major name to be appointed.
The former Celtic manager is understood to have been Shepherd's first choice ever since he sacked Souness last month and, despite talk of O'Neill having turned down the Newcastle job, he remains the bookmakers' favourite.
Aston Villa v NUFC Team News (Saturday August 23 2014)
Aston Villa v NUFC Preview (Saturday August 23 2014)
NUFC Players In Call Up (Friday August 22 2014)
Injury Rules Out Transfer Target (Friday August 22 2014)
Santon Injury Blow (Thursday August 21 2014)
de Jong Expected To Make Debut (Thursday August 21 2014)
Liam Sweeney Funeral Attended By Many (Thursday August 21 2014)
Funeral For Liam Later Today. (Thursday August 21 2014)
Ashley Continues To Sell The NUFC Soul (Wednesday August 20 2014)
Man City Double Swoop Unlikely (Tuesday August 19 2014)
|14. Man Utd||1||0||0||1||-1||0|
|18. West Ham||1||0||0||1||-1||0|
» Aston Villa : 23/08/2014 16:07:00
|Mourinho Praises Ginger Version after our 3-1 loss
» Burnley : 23/08/2014 14:01:00
|Aston Villa v NUFC Team News
» Newcastle : 23/08/2014 12:34:00
|Swans on the Road!
» Burnley : 23/08/2014 11:29:00
|Aston Villa v NUFC Preview
» Newcastle : 23/08/2014 10:58:00