Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Forget Cora - Welcome To The Toon

Forget Cora - Welcome To The Toon

Newcastle boss Glenn Roeder admits the club can be a bit of a soap opera as the media tried to pin him down to answer if he knew 'before the event' of the sacking of his assistant Kevin Bond.

The 50-year-old huffed and puffed, but finally came clean and said the decision was taken without his knowledge.

Roeder, who only took over at the helm during the summer, is quickly having to come to terms with what is a unique job. A job where the chairman at times defies belief and acts as though he has a head full of broken toys! And the manager had to worm his way out of the most difficult questions at the press conference. Obviously some questions he didn't know the answers to.

However, he is refusing to be deflected from his task.

Roeder: 'It is my life. I have not done anything else since I left school, I do not know anything else. I am doing the very best I can in my job, but I do not know any other job. Like anyone else's job, sometimes it is more difficult than at other times.'

Roeder declined to talk about yesterday's decision to dispense with Bond's services following allegations made against him - and which he denies - in last week's Panorama programme.

Roeder: 'The club made a statement yesterday and we cannot expand on that. There is nothing else to say at the moment at all.'


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

Writer:
Date:Friday September 29 2006
Time: 11:26AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Rumours Claim Two Out With One In At Newcastle

Townsend and Krul will return to the Premier League with the likes of Watford, West Brom, Southampton, West Ham, Crystal Palace & Everton interested. Gayle could arrive?

Newcastle Announce Further Pre-Season Plans

Newcastle announced earlier that they will travel to Belgium at the end of July

Newcastle Confirm Dutch Game

Newcastle United finally confirmed today that we will play Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem at home.

Thank Fulham It's Friday.

Newcastle United found out that a trip to London is where we'll start

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

Ken Waugh
no email
Profile
TNMW
Editor email
Profile
Ian Smith
no email
Profile
Rexn
no email
Profile
BowburnMag
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Spurs MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Darlow12%
Janmaat0%
Taylor0%
Mbemba1%
Dummett0%
Tiote0%
Colback1%
Wijnaldum5%
Sissoko30%
Townsend46%
Mitrovic2%
Sub - Shelvey0%
Sub - Aarons1%
Sub - Sterry2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.officemonkey254
2.Toon_NoMatterWot205
3.billybobcat103
4.PieMag69
5.BLACKBOB60
6.OldLeazes50
7.vin189240
8.Finn_the_Dog38
9.keggy_keagal35
10.Mcnamee6728