Date:Monday January 2 2006
Graeme Souness is poised to put aside all talk of his job being under threat to ask for transfer funds this month to cope with the absence of Michael Owen.
Owen is set to be sidelined for up to three months with a fractured metatarsal bone in his right foot and the Newcastle boss, who has spent about £50million in the past 12 months, wants Freddy Shepherd to fund more transfers.
Asked about entering the January transfer market, Souness revealed: 'That's something we would like to do. Whether we can or not, we'll have to wait and see. Do I have money to spend? I don't know - ask the chairman.'
Reserve keeper Steve Harper, who is set to replace Shay Given, admitted: 'This place is cursed. Lee Clark and I were sitting there on the bench at White Hart Lane and we've both seen a lot at this club.
'There's a curse on this club and, if anyone can lift it, then feel free. With the luck we've had, we're just getting other people back from injury and then we've lost Michael to a bad one.'
Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or to join in the debates on the forum.
Go on, get vitalled!
Remy Back OnThe Agenda? (Monday July 28 2014)
NUFC Chasing The Wrong Targets* (Sunday July 27 2014)
The Usual (Sunday July 27 2014)
Forthcoming Friendly Cup Chosen For TV (Thursday July 24 2014)
Mbiwa Still Linked With Loan Move (Thursday July 24 2014)
French Exodus Continues (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Liam Sweeney and John Alder (Monday July 21 2014)
Ben Arfa Saga Is A Real Shame (Thursday July 17 2014)
Janmaat Gets His Confirmation (Thursday July 17 2014)
Surely It's Too Late For Grenier? (Thursday July 17 2014)
|10. Man City||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|11. Man Utd||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Luke, A Shaw Bullet Dodged? ‏
» Chelsea : 29/07/2014 19:54:00
|Liverpool: LFC Conclude £10m Origi Transfer
» Liverpool : 29/07/2014 19:34:00
|Eighteen instead of Seventeen!
» Chelsea : 29/07/2014 19:18:00
|Sunderland In Chase To Land Promising Youngster.
» Sunderland : 29/07/2014 19:17:00
|Jenkins Update On Bony Situation
» Swansea : 29/07/2014 19:07:00