Newcastle United - Toon Keeper In Hospital
UK time is: 20:42:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Toon Keeper In Hospital

Newcastle United's young goalkeeper Tim Krul injured his knee in the warm-up before Tuesday's Carling Cup tie at Watford and could be out for the rest of the season.

The Dutch teenager made headlines last week for his amazing debut in Palermo where his man-of-the-match performance even had Toon goalkeeper Steven Harper snging his praises. But he had to be stretchered off of Vicarage Road and taken to hospital after suffering a knee injury.

Glenn Roeder: 'Tim got injured before the game in Italy last week, and we weren't sure then whether he had damaged his cartilage or just had a bang on his knee.

'We had it scanned, and that didn't show anything conclusive and he was able to play against Palermo and had the most wonderful debut. We were not 100 per cent certain that there wasn't some sort of cartilage damage, and sure enough it looks like that has surfaced tonight.

'He wasn't going to be involved in the game, but was doing a pre-match training session with Terry Gennoe when he dived and made a save. As he got up, the knee locked and he was in a lot of pain.

'He has been very well looked after by the medical staff and doctor at Watford and has been taken to hospital'.

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:Wednesday November 8 2006

Time: 11:53AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
the ups and downs of life as a footballer I guess... a hero one minute and then down to zero with an injury before the match has even started.. hope he is ok and rtecovers soon.....
Report Abuse
08/11/2006 22:44:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

January AC Milan Move For Sissoko? (Friday October 9 2015)

Further NUFC TV Times (Thursday October 8 2015)

Getting Shirty For Sir Bobby (Wednesday October 7 2015)

Janmaat Concern! (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Armstrong Staying With Coventry (Monday October 5 2015)

Stats: Man City v Newcastle (Saturday October 3 2015)

Audio - McClaren On Tough Start (Friday October 2 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. Toon_NoMatterWot 40
3. keggy_keagal 23
4. Odin 17
5. billybobcat 16
6. officemonkey 13
7. billycasper 12
8. daftladguy 12
9. PieMag 12
10. thecorner 11

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Stoke 8 2 3 3 -2 9
15. AFC Bournemouth 8 2 2 4 -2 8
16. Chelsea 8 2 2 4 -5 8
17. WBA 8 2 2 4 -5 8
18. Aston Villa 8 1 1 6 -5 4
19. Sunderland 8 0 3 5 -10 3
20. Newcastle 8 0 3 5 -11 3

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Williams Wins Man of the Match vs Spurs
Swansea : 10/10/2015 20:21:00
Silva Joins Aguero As An Injury Concern
Man City : 10/10/2015 19:23:01
No Toure Pressure From Pellegrini
Man City : 10/10/2015 19:16:01
Albrighton On Resolute City
Leicester City : 10/10/2015 19:04:01
Chalobah Has Played Just FIVE Minutes this Season!
Chelsea : 10/10/2015 18:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man City MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 18%
Janmaat 0%
Mbemba 0%
Coloccini 0%
Mbabu 0%
Sissoko 0%
Anita 0%
Gouffran 16%
Wijnaldum 0%
Mitrovic 66%
Perez 0%
Sub - Lascelles 0%
Sub - Tiote 0%
Sub - Thauvin 0%