Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Roeder Goes Down Souness Road

Roeder Goes Down Souness Road

Glenn Roeder came out fighting today, saying he wants to get the Bolton defeat out of his system and his boys are up to the task.

The players 'are very angry', says the manager. I only hope they're as angry as the fans who walked away from the match on Sunday evening!

And just like Graeme Souness before him, insists the strong 'character' in the side will see United through the dark days.

Fenerbahce could be a tough test, but Roeder knows if his side wants to progress in this competition they MUST win their games at St James' Park and pick up the scraps away from home.

Roeder: 'Every day on the training ground I see a lot of character. We have good, strong characters who do not like to lose and get extremely disappointed when they lose.

'At this moment, we have a squad of players who are very angry. The only way they can turn that anger into some sort of pleasure would be to get the victory tomorrow night.

'There is no-one in the squad that is happy the way things have gone over the last few weeks, and I can see a real hunger, desire and determination going into this game.

'Hopefully, we will see that desire come out during the game and that will result in a victory. But we know it will be a tough game. We respect Fenerbahce, but we are firmly focused on getting our own performance right.'


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

Writer:
Date:Thursday October 19 2006
Time: 1:23PM

Comments

0
how about we see a defence out there rather than strong characters who cant be arsed in the second half
COOP1407
19/10/2006 16:17:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Whyte Wins on US Debut

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Gayle Expands His Caring Role

Newcastle United Foundation announced a new ambassador

Newcastle Duo Get Scotland Call (23/8/17)

Grant Hanley and Matt Ritchie have been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

Safe Standing - The Time For You To Act Is Now!

The EFL supports safe standing, the FA chairman wants it and the EPL clubs are discussing it. After many years of campaigning, we are almost at the point where...

The EFL Takes A Leaf Out Of Ashley's Book

Like the infamous part of the script at Newcastle

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Players Do NUFC Need To Survive Next Season?
Suggested By: Talk of the Tyne
None4%
1-39%
4 or 538%
6 or 735%
More than 714%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.CuckFan150
2.Toon_NoMatterWot99
3.MickMartin74
4.PieMag39
5.keggy_keagal30
6.crooktownmags26
7.officemonkey26
8.The Pyrry24
9.Harry's Boy17
10.Neppos15
The Vital Football Members League