UK time is: 12:13:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Souey Irons In The Fire?

Graeme Souness admits he is in constant contact with Rangers chairman David Murray amid speculation over Ibrox boss Alex McLeish's future. And with constant links to the Gers hotseat, is it a healthy position for either/both clubs?

But, apparently, Souey has no designs on McLeish's job - so why stick your nose in when the manager is hanging from a noose? Does it do McLeish any good? Does it do Newcastle any good?

McLeish is widely regarded to be on borrowed time at Ibrox, amid reports that he has been told the identity of his successor by Murray.

And although Souness has sympathy for McLeish, he says of the Rangers crisis: 'It doesn't surprise me because that's the nature of the business we're in. The bigger the club the bigger the pressure. At a big club you are only every two games from the roof caving in.

'I speak to him (David Murray) twice a week'.

Do you get the impression the Newcastle manager is hedging his bets?




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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 27 2005

Time: 12:29PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

'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)

Reality Ahead of PR (Friday October 17 2014)

Sir Bobby Auction Update (Thursday October 16 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 27 187
2. Toon_NoMatterWot 125
3. thecorner 109
4. PieMag 102
5. Wilco 91
6. OldLeazes 86
7. officemonkey 75
8. Pellet 67
9. McCreery 50
10. Rytoon 42

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 8 2 3 3 -1 9
15. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9
16. Crystal Palace 8 2 2 4 -3 8
17. Sunderland 8 1 5 2 -7 8
18. Newcastle 8 1 4 3 -6 7
19. Burnley 8 0 4 4 -9 4
20. Q.P.R. 8 1 1 6 -12 4

Breaking League News

Weekly Rumour Mill-A Couple of Links!
Burnley : 25/10/2014 10:16:00
Carrick on Comeback Trail
Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:40:00
Is Garay The Man?
Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:36:00
The Question-Ings!
Burnley : 25/10/2014 09:34:00
It`s Goodbye from Me!
Chelsea : 25/10/2014 09:29:00

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%