Date:Thursday April 27 2006
Caretaker Newcastle boss Glenn Roeder will let Michael Owen decide if he wants to start the game at Birmingham this weekend.
The 26-year-old has returned to full training after recovering from his fractured metatarsal, and looks set to return to action.
Roeder: 'We will see how training goes on Thursday and Friday. If it goes as well as Monday and Tuesday went, he will be mightily close to being able to start a game.
'I will sit down and talk with him and he has to be a main driver in the decision.
'We'll wait and see and let Birmingham think about whether or not Michael is going to start or be on the bench, but I would like to think he will play a big part in the game.
'Watching him train on Tuesday reminded me of how good he is. He's got fantastic movement and doesn't need many chances to tuck away the goals.'
NUFC v Crystal Palace Match Analysis (Saturday August 30 2014)
Call Ups Cause Commotion (Thursday August 28 2014)
Ignore Loic Remy Talk (Thursday August 28 2014)
NUFC Cup Date At The Palace (Wednesday August 27 2014)
A Win But Must Do Better (Wednesday August 27 2014)
Ben Arfa Back But For How Long? (Monday August 25 2014)
Pardew Wants 10 Games But 2 Games Is Enough (Sunday August 24 2014)
Position Still Vacant At NUFC (Saturday August 23 2014)
Stats: Aston Villa v Newcastle United (Saturday August 23 2014)
A New Found Respect For NUFC And Football (Saturday August 23 2014)
|14. Man Utd||3||0||2||1||-1||2|
|18. Leicester City||2||0||1||1||-2||1|
|Slip or Not, There Was Only Going To Be 1 Winner
» Swansea : 30/08/2014 22:16:00
|Simpson Seals Leicester Switch
» Q.P.R. : 30/08/2014 22:07:00
|Austin Off The Mark
» Q.P.R. : 30/08/2014 21:48:00
|NUFC v Crystal Palace Match Analysis
» Newcastle : 30/08/2014 21:21:00
|Martinez Disappointed With Defending
» Everton : 30/08/2014 21:16:00