Newcastle United - Roeder: 'Praise The Germans'
UK time is: 03:22:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Roeder: 'Praise The Germans'

Glenn Roeder insists it wasn't bad defending from his side that gifted Frankfurt so many chances, it was brilliant play by the Germans.

The Magpies defended resiliently but on several occasions they were carved open by the excellent Naohiro Takahara, Benjamin Huggel and Markus Weissenberger.

Roeder: 'It was not because of our poor play at times that Frankfurt created a number of chances, I thought it was more their excellent play.

'They had very, very good movement and good quality, particularly from wide areas.

'I take the view that it was the quality play of Frankfurt that caused us the trouble rather than us not doing what we should have.

'When we were allowed to pass the ball, we passed it as well as we could.

'I accept we were on the back foot, but it is still a fantastic result for us, and to have collected 10 points from this particular group with the quality of teams in it, I do not think too many people would have thought we would achieve that.

'But we have achieved it on merit.'




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:Friday December 1 2006

Time: 3:06PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
germans!!!
swfcowls
Report Abuse
02/12/2006 11:44:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

The Clock Is Ticking Ashley. (Thursday May 28 2015)

Carver Still Wants Permanent Job (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Dummett & Sissoko Talk Season (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Hasselbaink In The Frame? (Tuesday May 26 2015)

McClaren's Free Run! (Tuesday May 26 2015)

Newcastle Know 2015-16 Opponents (Tuesday May 26 2015)

Jonas Shirt Winners Revealed (Tuesday May 26 2015)

Carver On West Ham Relief (Monday May 25 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. billybobcat 226
2. Toon_NoMatterWot 145
3. officemonkey 117
4. BLACKBOB 108
5. OldLeazes 96
6. vin1892 86
7. The Owl 80
8. keggy_keagal 63
9. Wilco 57
10. Odin 56

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. West Ham 38 12 11 15 -3 47
13. WBA 38 11 11 16 -13 44
14. Leicester City 38 11 8 19 -9 41
15. Newcastle 38 10 9 19 -23 39
16. Sunderland 38 7 17 14 -22 38
17. Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 -26 38
18. Hull City 38 8 11 19 -18 35

Breaking League News

Consequences of schism
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 20:44:01
Diego Costa in Another Injury Scare!
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 18:57:01
Atsu Joins Bournemouth
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 18:49:01
Hendon Pens Two-Year Orient Deal
West Ham : 29/05/2015 18:40:01
United Swooping for French Teenager
Man Utd : 29/05/2015 18:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 2%
Janmaat 0%
Williamson 2%
Coloccini 0%
Dummett 0%
Anita 25%
Colback 0%
Sissoko 4%
Riviere 2%
Gutierrez 65%
Cisse 0%
Sub - Gouffran 0%