UK time is: 06:58:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Roeder As Good As Mourinho?

Mourinho has won it all. Championships and cups, as well as the greatst of them all ... the Champions League.

Roeder was manager of West Ham - they were relegated; Watford - they were relegated; Gillingham - they were 92nd in the Football League when he was sacked.

But Duff knows what he knows (allegedly).


Duff: 'It was great playing for Jose for two years. He is a great boss and a great guy - but the new gaffer here is exactly the same. I spoke to Joe Cole and I got glowing reports on Glenn. I didn't have to think about it twice.


'The first time I spoke to Glenn on the phone I knew. Then I spoke to Shay Given and the lads and they said the same: that he was a great guy.


'I had a lot of problems at Chelsea last season. It was a drag but I am only looking forward now.


'This club should be in the Champions League regularly. It is a massive club. We have 49,000 season ticket holders. It is a special place to play and we want to be in the Champions League.

'I couldn't go to Spurs because I have been a Chelsea fan for the last three years. It came down to a straight choice between Liverpool and Newcastle. I listened to my heart and it said go to Newcastle.'





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:Sunday July 30 2006

Time: 12:11PM

Your Comments

lets not be silly now!
Adilson
I really miss the Duff, but "Roeder As Good As Mourinho?" Yeah, like Montie is as good as Tiger?
USA
Thats a say the right thing quote if every i heard one!!!
Tel Boy
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Unwanted Game To Be Shown Live (Thursday September 25 2014)

Toon Kids Triumph (Monday September 22 2014)

NUFC v Hull Review (Saturday September 20 2014)

Pardew in Stats (Thursday September 18 2014)

Good Luck Jonas (Thursday September 18 2014)

Aarons Blow Should Be No Loss (Tuesday September 16 2014)

What's The Point? (Monday September 15 2014)

The Shocking Truth (Sunday September 14 2014)

Southampton v NUFC Line Ups (Saturday September 13 2014)

Southampton v NUFC Match Review (Saturday September 13 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. Toonster 1
2. officemonkey 1
3. kevin__ 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Liverpool 6 2 1 3 -1 7
15. Everton 6 1 3 2 -2 6
16. Hull City 6 1 3 2 -2 6
17. Sunderland 6 0 5 1 -1 5
18. Q.P.R. 6 1 1 4 -9 4
19. Newcastle 6 0 3 3 -7 3
20. Burnley 6 0 3 3 -7 3

Breaking League News

Stoke : 30/09/2014 23:22:00
Sousa Admits Leaving Swansea City Was A Mistake
Swansea : 30/09/2014 22:08:00
Man City : 30/09/2014 22:00:00
Liverpool: FC Basel Preview
Liverpool : 30/09/2014 19:48:00
Three-Month Wolves Loan For Sagbo
Hull City : 30/09/2014 19:44:00

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 18%
Mid table 47%
Relegated 28%