UK time is: 05:19:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Roeder Faces The Obvious Question

Giuseppe Rossi's contribution against Portsmouth was superb in conditions that were close to ridiculous.

The 19-year-old, on loan from Manchester United, was thrown into the starting line-up for the first time and he repayed Glenn Roeder with a great goal at the start of the second-half.

Roeder: 'Giuseppe Rossi has been very patient waiting for an opportunity. He will certainly get plenty of opportunities between now and the end of December.

'It was a fantastic finish. I would expect him to finish there because I have seen it so often.

'I have seen it in games when he was at Manchester United, whether it was his opportunities in the first team or in reserve-team football.

'He is, in my opinion, a natural goal scorer, and he worked so hard for the team as well. He was a real pain for their defence.'




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:Thursday October 26 2006

Time: 12:57PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
why haven't you been starting him, he's streets ahead of sibierski and Ameobi!!
BaldyYid
Report Abuse
26/10/2006 18:18:00

yea but why are our best options ameobi, sibierski and a kid at 19 to play beside martins, ok ameobi scored a few goals pre-season and early on, but he has a hip problem which he insisted he didn't need operated on in the summer now he does need it operated on, and sibierski has scored two important goals in the uefa cup but he's not premiership quality. Rossi, great player, doesnt have the experience and we have to give him back come january where is the 20 goals a season man because martins isnt it
paulr3062
Report Abuse
27/10/2006 13:36:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Everton Game Moved (Friday February 27 2015)

Carver Pre Villa - Janmaat & Gutierrez (Thursday February 26 2015)

Roberts Gets Newcastle Recall (Thursday February 26 2015)

Players Of Interest? (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Gutierrez Playing Confusion (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Garde Has Some Press Fun (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Carver Talks Service & Cisse (Tuesday February 24 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. OldLeazes 224
2. Toon_NoMatterWot 221
3. BLACKBOB 184
4. officemonkey 136
5. MickMartin 127
6. Hugo45Viana 124
7. billybobcat 112
8. daftladguy 94
9. vin1892 70
10. thecorner 68

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. West Ham 26 10 9 7 8 39
9. Swansea 26 10 7 9 -4 37
10. Stoke 26 10 6 10 -4 36
11. Newcastle 26 8 8 10 -11 32
12. Everton 26 6 10 10 -4 28
13. Crystal Palace 26 6 9 11 -9 27
14. WBA 26 6 9 11 -10 27

Breaking League News

Liverpool: LFC Cleared Of FFP Breach
Liverpool : 27/02/2015 20:26:00
Previous Line-Ups: Burnley vs Swansea City
Swansea : 27/02/2015 20:00:00
'Burnley Are Very High Tempo & Very Intense'
Swansea : 27/02/2015 19:29:00
Same Again at Burnley? Or Back To Wingers?
Swansea : 27/02/2015 19:17:00
Chelsea v Spurs - The Statistics
Chelsea : 27/02/2015 18:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Newcastle v Aston Villa
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Newcastle win 38%
Aston Villa win 50%
Draw 12%