Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Owen to Villa barrage

Owen to Villa barrage

In the wake of Villa signing Emile Heskey, the inevitable rumours linking the Birmingham side to our out of contract striker cropped up immediately. This drew a quick response from Martin O`Neill who, despite being complimentary about the player, didn`t come out with a firm answer over he was about to set up a deal. O`Neill said:

"I have not remotely looked into anything of that sort. But, like everything else, football`s evolving all the time. I don`t know, that`s not to say that Michael Owen is not a terrific player, of course he is, but we`ll see."






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

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Saturday January 24 2009
Time: 1:50PM

Comments

0
Bit surprised the Toon aren't looking to cash in now whilst they can still get some money from him, would you rather he saw out his contract or was pushed out this Jan? I'll pop up and pick him up if that helps you fine folk of Newcastle?
The Fear
24/01/2009 14:06:00
0
Haha - no chance. Even Ashley, as thick as he is, knows Owen's goals are what will make the difference between us stopping up or going down.
BaldEagle
24/01/2009 14:17:00
0
Well you can't say I didn't offer! Good point though, such a shame to see the Toon being shafted like they have, the previous lot were bad enough. Just dislike the thought of Owen costing you £16m and leaving for nothing making even more money himself. This bosman ruling is a tad unjust at times! Good luck the rest of the season (apart from when you play Villa obviously!) I am sure you'll stay up as there are worse teams.
The Fear
24/01/2009 14:32:00
0
ha ha Fear is that a compliment, "there are worse teams" ha ha
krisvilla
24/01/2009 14:35:00
0
It is at the moment - jesus if we can't beat sunderland at home next weekend the team should be liquidated and players melted down for glue.
BaldEagle
24/01/2009 18:50:00
0
...be the first time they were a cohesive unit....:-)
evoflash
26/01/2009 09:05:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Defender Looks To Have Quit International Football

Paul Dummett has withdrawn himself from availability for the national side.

Atsu Confirmed As First Summer Deal

Newcastle eventually confirmed the news that we all knew.

United Pair Miss Out On Crucial Qualifier

Scotland announced their squad for their upcoming World Cup Qualifier against England

Attentions Turn To NUFC Planning

Another training camp in Ireland may be in the works.

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Players Do NUFC Need To Survive Next Season?
Suggested By: Talk of the Tyne
None2%
1-31%
4 or 533%
6 or 741%
More than 723%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot119
2.CuckFan76
3.keggy_keagal52
4.PieMag47
5.billybobcat27
6.Mcnamee6720
7.McCreery18
8.Rytoon17
9.Neppos16
10.The Pyrry12
Write for Vital Football