Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

The hardest job in English football

The hardest job in English football

And he`s probably not too far from the truth. Having seen off high profile managers galore our striker backs the current gaffer to get it right:

'Glenn has the hardest job in English football but he has the quality to lead us all the way to the final. If we can win this competition for the manager, the club and the fans it would be fantastic. I cannot imagine having the UEFA Cup in my hands just yet, though, because the road to Hampden is still a long one. We have to concentrate on the next leg of the journey and that is against AZ Alkmaar, whom we have a great chance of getting past. We are feeling very good about ourselves ahead of the game against AZ Alkmaar.

We know it will be a tough fixture but we have to respect them. They are a very good team who try to play attractive football. Yet it is not about them now - we have to concentrate on ourselves. We must focus on how we will play and our own style of football. That is the key. There are lots of things to think about but we cannot spend too much time dealing with van Gaal`s comments. We have done our homework and we are ready.

If we can win this game and keep a clean sheet it will be a good night. It will be harder than the last game against Middlesbrough because Alkmaar are a better team than them. We are at home and we have to compete in every area of the field and have a big desire to beat them. It is vital we stay in this competition because it is the only cup we can win this year. We know we are not going to win the Premiership and the other cups are finished. We believe we can win this competition and we believe we can reach the final. We have trained well and I cannot see why we will not beat AZ.'


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Thursday March 8 2007
Time: 1:28PM

Comments

0
the hardest job in football?! whats so hard abut underachieving for most of the season and spending as much money as the chairman throws at you.
the royalist
08/03/2007 13:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Lewis Tips Joshua to Win

Recent Newcastle United Articles

EFL Grounds Team Winners 2016/17

The Football League have this afternoon announced the divisional winners and runners up in this...

Video - Championship Goals, 21st-24th April 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Rafa Will Be The Most Important Signing Again

A happy committed Rafa Benitez will give the belief to many that NUFC are on the up again.

Vital View - Championship, 21st-24th April 2017

Brighton would have confirmed the title with a point but defeat kept Newcastle's hopes alive. Wigan are clinging on - Blackburn are two off Birmingham, 21st, and three Forest, 20th.

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Preston MotM
Suggested By:
Elliot1%
Anita0%
Lascelles0%
Clark0%
Dummett0%
Ritchie83%
Shelvey0%
Hayden8%
Atsu0%
Perez8%
Mitrovic0%
Sub-Gouffran0%
Sub-Colback0%
Sub-Murphy0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Apr 28 2017 7:45PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot153
2.keggy_keagal71
3.Mcnamee6769
4.CuckFan63
5.billybobcat56
6.PieMag18
7.officemonkey17
8.crooktownmags16
9.vin189215
10.Neppos14
The Vital Football Members League