UK time is: 06:29:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Harper Defends Given



The speculation surrounding assistant boss Kevin Bond has nothing at all to do with Newcastle United, although the London media seem set to tarnish the club once again.

Shay Given was prepared to call 'a spade a spade' after some disastrous defending against Fulham on Saturday, admitting it would not have been out of place in a Sunday League game.

However, Harperis adamant the club remains united.

Harper: 'Shay has been here a long time and those games are very hard for a goalkeeper because you do not have a lot to do and then concede two disappointing goals that you can do nothing about.

'Maybe Shay was a little angry after the game. But we spoke about things on Tuesday morning and there is certainly no problem among the lads. If Shay made a mistake, he would be the first person to hold his hand up.

'These things are said and what we talk about in the dressing room stays in the dressing room. But there is not a problem in the dressing room as far as everyone is concerned.'




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:Saturday September 16 2006

Time: 11:04AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Stats: Newcastle v Man United (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Aarons Explains Lengthy Lay Off (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Permanent Shearer Tribute (Monday March 2 2015)

Aarons To Return In A Fortnight? (Monday March 2 2015)

Crucial Villa Win For Janmaat (Sunday March 1 2015)

Gutierrez Thanks Fans For Support (Sunday March 1 2015)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. BLACKBOB 31
2. officemonkey 29
3. OldLeazes 20
4. Finn_the_Dog 17
5. Hugo45Viana 17
6. keggy_keagal 15
7. elgorm 14
8. ukrocks0007 14
9. thecorner 13
10. billybobcat 11

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Stoke 28 12 6 10 -1 42
9. Swansea 28 11 7 10 -4 40
10. West Ham 28 10 9 9 5 39
11. Newcastle 28 9 8 11 -11 35
12. Crystal Palace 28 7 9 12 -8 30
13. WBA 28 7 9 12 -10 30
14. Everton 28 6 10 12 -8 28

Breaking League News

FA Youth Cup v Spurs (Semi-Final 1st Leg)
» Chelsea : 05/03/2015 01:00:01
Stoke ease past Everton
» Stoke : 04/03/2015 23:13:00
Sanchez Stalls QPR Progress
» Q.P.R. : 04/03/2015 23:11:00
Report - Spurs 3-2 Swansea City
» Swansea : 04/03/2015 22:52:01
» Stoke : 04/03/2015 22:44:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man United MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 0%
Janmaat 0%
Williamson 0%
Coloccini 0%
Taylor 0%
Obertan 0%
Abeid 0%
Sissoko 0%
Ameobi 0%
Riviere 0%
Cissé 0%
Sub:-Pérez 0%
Sub:-Gutiérrez 0%
Sub:-Gouffran 0%