Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Kinnear demands Ashley assurance

Kinnear demands Ashley assurance

After the revelation that he has been offered a new contract, Joe Kinnear has stated that he is unlikely to agree to any new deal until Mike Ashley gives him positive assurances on both the direction of the club and the amount of capital he will have to spend. Speaking to the press, Kinnear said:



"I have to be aware of which direction the club wants to go in. People say we`re too good to go down, but from the day I walked in here nothing`s changed. We`re fighting a relegation battle. I knew that from day one, but I didn`t expect to be in this position with so many horrendous long-term injuries. I sit down and talk to them (Ashley and Llambias) about my ideas. I want to bring my own players in.


There`s a fair amount of players we need at the moment, and I want to make sure I`m in a position to do that. We need to look at the situation and say 'where do we go from here?` That`s the only thing I need to sort out. Can I bring in the players I want - and can I get rid of the players that I don`t want?


It`s a fantastic club, there`s no question about that, but we need to give the fans what they want. I`ve got (an offer of) two- and-a-half years and I`m just mulling it over. I`ll make that decision later on. I`ve got it in writing, and am quite happy with everything else, but there`s one or two things I want to sort out."

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

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

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Benitez Expecting Tough Palace Clash

Manager Rafa Benitez has said he's expecting a tough clash when we face Crystal Palace this weekend, but he wants Newcastle to focus on their own energies and strengths...

With Mind Games Aimed At NUFC Comes Hope.

Hope for a Benitez stay above all else.

Vital Pre-Match - Newcastle v Crystal Palace

A draw against Liverpool was certainly a point gained than points lost as at half time at Anfield we were dead and buried. Alan Pardew's Crystal Palace must be beaten though!

Well, We Aren't Top Of The Injury List At Least

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Newcastle United and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

Ken Waugh
no email
Profile
TNMW
Editor email
Profile
Ian Smith
no email
Profile
Rexn
no email
Profile
BowburnMag
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Newcastle v Crystal Palace
Suggested By:
Newcastle win72%
Crystal Palace win28%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
4 Arsenal 35 18 10 7 64 24
5 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
6 West Ham 34 14 14 6 56 14
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
10 Stoke 35 13 8 14 47 -14
11 Everton 34 9 14 11 41 5
12 Watford 34 11 8 15 41 -7
13 WBA 35 10 11 14 41 -11
14 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -19
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 10 9 16 39 -9
17 Sunderland 34 7 10 17 31 -18
18 Norwich 34 8 7 19 31 -25
19 Newcastle 35 7 9 19 30 -26
R Aston Villa 35 3 7 25 16 -44
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 7 2016 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot171
2.BLACKBOB138
3.billybobcat76
4.Mcnamee6754
5.keggy_keagal51
6.PieMag43
7.vin189228
8.daftladguy26
9.Rytoon25
10.Bruce6823