UK time is: 10:55:47
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Owen hails Al arrival

As our number nine great comes in, the current number 10 who many people expected to be his replacement in the Newcastle side, Michael Owen, has gone on record to praise the decision and clearly back the new man to turn it around. Hopefully the arrival of a friend and confidant will enable the club to get the best out of Owen for the probably eight last games of his NUFC career. He said:

'I`m really delighted to see Alan here as manager. I watched his career when I was a kid, I admired him as a player and then I got the chance to play alongside him with Newcastle three or four years ago, which was great for me.

Now it`s come full circle and here I am playing for him as my manager. Who would have thought it? Alan Shearer`s appointment is just what we needed to give us that extra injection of confidence and enthusiasm and everyone has certainly had an extra spring in their step since the announcement.

It`s exciting and it`s given the whole place a buzz. There are not many people who could come in and affect the club like this. Everybody`s in a great frame of mind and now if we get a positive result the whole thing can snowball.

The last eight games are like a new chapter. We`ve played well in patches, we know we have the ability to mix it against the best teams and today we have another chance to prove our worth against a top side.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

Free 15 bet when you spend 5 on The New Football Pools




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

The Journalist

Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 3 2009

Time: 10:20PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Audio - Carver On Villa Victory (Sunday March 1 2015)

Stats: Newcastle v Aston Villa (Saturday February 28 2015)

Everton Game Moved (Friday February 27 2015)

Carver Pre Villa - Janmaat & Gutierrez (Thursday February 26 2015)

Roberts Gets Newcastle Recall (Thursday February 26 2015)

Players Of Interest? (Wednesday February 25 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. Swansea 27 11 7 9 -3 40
9. West Ham 27 10 9 8 6 39
10. Stoke 27 11 6 10 -3 39
11. Newcastle 27 9 8 10 -10 35
12. Crystal Palace 27 7 9 11 -7 30
13. WBA 27 7 9 11 -9 30
14. Everton 26 6 10 10 -4 28

Breaking League News

Audio - Pulis On Southampton & Berahino
WBA : 01/03/2015 10:23:00
Audio - Ben Happy To Grind Out Southampton Point
WBA : 01/03/2015 10:21:00
Fletcher Wants No Regrets For Berahino
WBA : 01/03/2015 10:21:00
Fletcher Lifts The Lid On Pulis Meeting
WBA : 01/03/2015 10:20:00
Audio - Results Are All That Matter
Aston Villa : 01/03/2015 10:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 0%
Janmaat 0%
Williamson 0%
Coloccini 0%
Haidara 0%
Obertan 0%
Abeid 0%
Sissoko 0%
Ameobi 0%
Cisse 100%
Riviere 0%
Sub - Taylor 0%
Sub - Perez 0%
Sub - Gouffran 0%