UK time is: 10:40:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Boro Aim To Shock Toon!

Newcastle may discover today whether they can appoint Glenn Roeder as their permanent manager. But Middlesbrough could get the Toon's number one target.

Martin O’Neill, who was also on the FA’s shortlist, had been Freddy Shepherd’s first choice. But a meeting with the Toon chaitman did not impress the Ulsterman, despite an amazing offer of £8m over four years.

Delays centred around England and the health of O’Neill’s wife. But in the meantime Roeder has lost only four of his 16 matches.

O’Neill, however, is a genuine target for Niall Quinn’s consortium at Sunderland. But that is never going to happen, despite O'Neill being made favourite for the manager's job as you read this.

HOWEVER ... Steve Gibson, the Middlesbrough chairman, is to try and get O’Neill to move from his Buckinghamshire home to ICI City. And with his manager set to be named manager of England, that COULD happen.






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


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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 4 2006

Time: 10:41AM

Your Comments

never going to happen? i can sense the worry in your voice from here! appointing glen 'last choice' roeder as the mackems get your number one choice and irish millions, watch how the geordies squirm!
Wearside Jack
Typical makem - see you maybe in 10 years when you have fought your way back from division 2 again. Geordies will never squirm at a bunch of muppets. Yes you may get some more cash , but you will only waste it on 2nd rate players and end up back where your heading - the scrap heap. Toon forever , now go learn to speak properley instead of trying to say sunderland will be man utd in 2 seasons - wake up
ameobiCANTshoot
Seeing as you mention them aCs, i really think that M O'n is not going anywhere until his wife is over her illness, and if he does go anywhere, it will be to replace Ferguson at ManUtd. Just my opinion mind.
FEn_100
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Young Striker Nets Big Rewards (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Spurs v NUFC Pre-Match News (Sunday October 26 2014)

'Run Geordie Run' Around The World (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Sir Bobby Auction Update (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Are We For Real? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Not Long For de Jong (Monday October 20 2014)

Aside From The PR (Sunday October 19 2014)

Ashley And The Modern Day Monopoly (Sunday October 19 2014)

Probable NUFC Line Up (Friday October 17 2014)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. BLACKBOB 27 253
2. Toon_NoMatterWot 174
3. thecorner 138
4. PieMag 114
5. OldLeazes 109
6. Wilco 96
7. officemonkey 87
8. ukrocks0007 75
9. Pellet 71
10. McCreery 61

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Spurs 9 3 2 4 -2 11
12. Stoke 9 3 2 4 -2 11
13. WBA 9 2 4 3 -1 10
14. Newcastle 9 2 4 3 -5 10
15. Aston Villa 9 3 1 5 -10 10
16. Crystal Palace 9 2 3 4 -3 9
17. Leicester City 9 2 3 4 -4 9

Breaking League News

So How Did You Vote?
» Chelsea : 31/10/2014 09:42:00
Name the Starting XI - QPR (h)
» Chelsea : 31/10/2014 06:25:00
Swansea Hopeful Sigurdsson & Ki Will Return
» Swansea : 30/10/2014 20:52:00
Swansea City Have Fernandez Red Card Rescinded
» Swansea : 30/10/2014 20:44:00
Irvine Expecting Tough Leicester Encounter
» WBA : 30/10/2014 17:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think NUFC will finish this season?
Suggested By:  Talk of the Tyne
Top 4%
Top 4 3%
Europa league places 16%
Mid table 47%
Relegated 30%