UK time is: 22:57:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Who Are These 'Foreigners'?

David Connolly struck home the spot-kick that knocked Newcastle United out of the Carling in the 88th minute. But there was only one team in it, and Graeme Souness was quick to point that out.

Souness: 'I am most definitely angry. We have let down every single person who has travelled from Tyneside, and I can understand their reaction. I cannot complain at that. I am a big boy and I know if I was a supporter who had spent whatever they had done to watch this game then I would be unhappy at watching a team play the way they did, especially in the first 45 minutes.

'It's been a long time since one of my teams was outplayed like that. We were poor and the game should have been over by half-time. They were totally dominant, and although the penalty was a wee bit unfair, we are not complaining about it too much because the best team won.

'To the foreign lads we pointed out to them that cup football in this country is not like it is on the Continent where it is not taken as seriously. We told them it would be a hard game. We went over that before they went out there, but they didn't heed the warning.

'The one thing a player should be able to guarantee is that he gives 100% when he crosses the white line but not every one of my players did that tonight.'




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:Thursday December 1 2005

Time: 10:16AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Injury Boost Causes Pardew Headache (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Taylor's Career Not Off The Rayls (Monday November 24 2014)

Kids Continue To Prosper (Monday November 24 2014)

NUFC v QPR Match Preview and Thread (Saturday November 22 2014)

Campbell Joins Hartlepool (Friday November 21 2014)

Another Youngster Joins The Squad (Friday November 21 2014)

Draw Completes The Dreaded Outcome (Thursday November 20 2014)

Lost In Translation (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Gutierrez Joins The PR Campaign (Sunday November 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. PieMag 245
2. BLACKBOB 27 237
3. Toon_NoMatterWot 218
4. OldLeazes 207
5. officemonkey 146
6. thecorner 106
7. McCreery 93
8. Odin 82
9. carlosvendetta 73
10. Rytoon 69

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Southampton 12 8 2 2 18 26
3. Man City 12 7 3 2 11 24
4. Man Utd 12 5 4 3 4 19
5. Newcastle 12 5 4 3 -1 19
6. West Ham 12 5 3 4 4 18
7. Swansea 12 5 3 4 3 18
8. Arsenal 12 4 5 3 5 17

Breaking League News

Liverpool : 26/11/2014 22:00:00
The Ped To Europe Report.. City 3-2 Bayern
Man City : 26/11/2014 20:40:00
Olsson Set For Surgery
WBA : 26/11/2014 20:35:00
Koeman - We Kept Our Belief
Southampton : 26/11/2014 20:30:00
Pellegrini - We'll Fight Until The End
Man City : 26/11/2014 20:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think NUFC will finish this season?
Suggested By:  Talk of the Tyne
Top 5%
Top 4 3%
Europa league places 18%
Mid table 46%
Relegated 28%