UK time is: 17:14:22
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Carr Has Driving Ambition.

Carr is hoping that his decision to retire from the International scene will help extend his club career and has set his sights on winning some silverware.

The Newcastle full-back told the official site that he is calling an end to his Republic of Ireland playing days after the team failed to qualify for Europe. Carr has 41 International caps but is now focussing on winning things at the domestic level.

He told nufc.co.uk: 'You have to be honest with yourself, and in four years I think I'd have been too old to play in the World Cup the next time it comes around. As I said at the weekend, I've made my decision and there's no going back for me now. Hopefully the decision to pack in the international games will help me at club level. That is the aim, anyway.'

Fighting talk: 'I want to concentrate on winning things with Newcastle. I've not done much in my career in terms of winning things. I enjoyed the international games and of course it was an honour to play for my country. But I've only won one cup, that was the League Cup with Spurs.

Concluding: 'It would be nice to have some medals at the end of my career to go with the caps I've picked up. That's what I'm concentrating on now.'

Lets hope Carrs drive (look, if a joke is worth doing, it is worth doing over and over!!) and ambition is mirrored by the rest of the squad.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday October 19 2005

Time: 11:07AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

McClaren Wont Be Joining NUFC (Monday March 30 2015)

Aarons Prepares For Latest Chapter (Saturday March 28 2015)

More NUFC Manager Hot Air (Saturday March 28 2015)

The Newcastle United Injury List (Friday March 27 2015)

Forgotten NUFC Man Causes Calamity (Friday March 27 2015)

Haidara Out Until May? (Thursday March 26 2015)

A Handful Of Call Ups. (Thursday March 26 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 216
2. officemonkey 172
3. billybobcat 134
4. Hugo45Viana 124
5. Toon_NoMatterWot 105
6. BLACKBOB 97
7. Gillyboat 84
8. daftladguy 81
9. thecorner 79
10. Finn_the_Dog 68

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. West Ham 30 11 9 10 3 42
10. Stoke 30 12 6 12 -3 42
11. Crystal Palace 30 9 9 12 -5 36
12. Newcastle 30 9 8 13 -15 35
13. Everton 30 8 10 12 -4 34
14. WBA 30 8 9 13 -12 33
15. Hull City 30 6 10 14 -12 28

Breaking League News

Kolarov Keen On Serie A Return
» Man City : 30/03/2015 16:16:00
Yaya To End International Career?
» Man City : 30/03/2015 16:00:00
Flashing The Cash!
» Man City : 30/03/2015 15:42:00
Milner Quitting For Liverpool?
» Man City : 30/03/2015 15:26:00
Palace Linked With Wolves Striker
» Crystal Palace : 30/03/2015 15:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Arsenal MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 2%
Taylor 0%
Janmaat 47%
Williamson 0%
Colback 5%
Anita 0%
Sissoko 5%
Gouffran 0%
Cabella 5%
Ameobi 5%
Pérez 21%
Sub:-Gutiérrez 5%
Sub:-Armstrong 5%