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Kinnear on 'hard times'

Kinnear on 'hard times'

With players demanding moves, the team at rock bottom and no money to spend on players who don't want to come here anyway, you might feel a slight tinge of pity for Joe Kinnear. He himself looks to be still attempting to get his head around the now notorious Newcastle curse, saying:

"I didn`t expect to have so many players injured. And I didn`t expect to be fighting off so many other clubs to keep our players. I don`t want to say more than that on the subject but these are difficult times. I will continue to do the best I possibly can for the club. I didn`t expect to have so many players injured.

The only way they are going to get better is when everybody is fully fit. I said from day one the squad is thin. Whatever happens, if we don`t get stronger - it will be tight. But we are pulling in the right direction. Providing we stay up things will have to be done. We`ll have to sit down and talk."

I think Joe didn`t expect to have so many players injured, don't you?

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Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Monday January 19 2009
Time: 2:03PM

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