Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Pre Pompey: Shearer

Pre Pompey: Shearer

An impassioned Alan Shearer today sent out a message to supporters and naysayers all the same, demanding that those in attendance on Monday night get behind and SUPPORT the team. Having seen our alleged atmosphere decline to a whimper in recent seasons it`s time to show what the Premier League status of Newcastle means to the club, city and people. Speaking ahead of the match, Shearer said:

"The crowd can help play a massive part - they've turned up in their thousands for years and had nothing to shout about.vI'm asking them for three games this season to really really get behind us. Without a doubt it's a massive game for us.

Everyone's aware of the importance of it, I want a fantastic atmosphere and the crowd to get behind us. I hope that the players can respond in the right way. I've asked the players for a response and hopefully I'll get one against Portsmouth.

It's my biggest game for a long, long time. We all know the stakes, so we need to go out and get three points. It sounds easy, but it won't be. We all know the importance of it. Now we just need to go out and do it. We have to go at it and grab those three points.

I think nine points could just be enough, looking other teams' fixtures. I might be wrong, but I'm asking the players to win their three home games, starting with Monday against Portsmouth. What I am aiming for is my first win as a manager.'



For the very latest Premier League odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online




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

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Friday April 24 2009
Time: 9:05PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
big game as it is for you, it's also a big game for us... and I think if you come out to hard, too fast, we could easily beat you on the break.
pompeycarpet
24/04/2009 21:52:00
0
big game as it is for you, it's also a big game for us... and I think if you come out to hard, too fast, we could easily beat you on the break.
pompeycarpet
24/04/2009 21:52:00
0
All depends on Shearer's team selection as we can't afford to have another 70 minutes of figuring out our best way to play.
BaldEagle
25/04/2009 12:27:00
0
All depends on Shearer's team selection as we can't afford to have another 70 minutes of figuring out our best way to play.
BaldEagle
25/04/2009 12:27:00
0
its sad to see you down at the bottom , good luck for next season
Kimbo
26/04/2009 17:43:00
0
its sad to see you down at the bottom , good luck for next season
Kimbo
26/04/2009 17:43:00
0
Good luck Newcastle the Geordie spirit and fans will prevail. Hearts Supporter Edinburgh
radge21
27/04/2009 18:00:00
0
Good luck Newcastle the Geordie spirit and fans will prevail. Hearts Supporter Edinburgh
radge21
27/04/2009 18:00:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Nancy In For Riviere?

Newcastle shelled out £6m to bring Riviere to St James Park from Monaco two-years ago but he's managed just 31-matches since scoring three-goals.

Rumours Claim Two Out With One In At Newcastle

Townsend and Krul will return to the Premier League with the likes of Watford, West Brom, Southampton, West Ham, Crystal Palace & Everton interested. Gayle could arrive?

Newcastle Announce Further Pre-Season Plans

Newcastle announced earlier that they will travel to Belgium at the end of July

Newcastle Confirm Dutch Game

Newcastle United finally confirmed today that we will play Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem at home.

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)

Spurs MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Darlow12%
Janmaat0%
Taylor0%
Mbemba1%
Dummett0%
Tiote0%
Colback1%
Wijnaldum5%
Sissoko30%
Townsend46%
Mitrovic2%
Sub - Shelvey0%
Sub - Aarons1%
Sub - Sterry2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.officemonkey257
2.Toon_NoMatterWot213
3.billybobcat109
4.PieMag74
5.BLACKBOB60
6.OldLeazes52
7.vin189241
8.Finn_the_Dog38
9.keggy_keagal36
10.Mcnamee6729