Date:Saturday January 7 2006
Graeme Souness has admitted to rowing with Stephen Carr but has strenuously denied he has fallen out with the player.
The rift was made public, and after Souness called certain players 'dodgy' during his Sky TV interview, many Toon fans were wondering if Carr was included on Souness' hit list. Carr was injured in the derby victory over Sunderland on October 30 but postponed his comeback against former club Tottenham Hotspur on New Year's Eve.
Souness: 'Stephen and I have not fallen out. It was written that we had a fall out, which suggests we were going to have a boxing match or something. That is not the case, we had words and I think that's the best way to sum it up. It was not a bust-up and he is in the squad this weekend.
'I'm delighted he's back. To be fair to young Ramage, he has done very well because he is a centre-half playing out of position. Playing as a full-back in the modern game is about going forward and making telling passes, as well as defending. That is not Peter's strength but he has done fantastically well for us. We have been unsettled in that position. You're going to welcome back your big players, your big hitters at any time. We're pleased to have a player of Stephen's calibre back at any point but especially now because of the other players we've got out.'
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!
Pardew Confident Of Aarons Signature (Friday December 19 2014)
Pardew Happy With Pre Sunderland Injury News (Friday December 19 2014)
Pardew Backs Alnwick Ahead Of Sunderland (Friday December 19 2014)
NUFC Fixture Changes For TV (Friday December 19 2014)
NUFC Influence Growing At Rangers (Friday December 19 2014)
Newcastle Upon Clyde (Friday December 19 2014)
John Alder's NUFC Collection To Be Auctioned (Thursday December 18 2014)
Pardew - We Can't Let The Fans Down Again (Thursday December 18 2014)
Alnwick Picks Up Shoulder Injury? (Thursday December 18 2014)
Haidara - Second Tottenham Goal Was Crucial (Thursday December 18 2014)
|Southampton V Everton Match Preview
» Everton : 20/12/2014 03:14:00
|Team News: City v Crystal Palace
» Man City : 19/12/2014 19:57:00
|Pellegrini Confident Milner Will Stay
» Man City : 19/12/2014 19:54:00
|Team News: Hull v Swansea
» Hull City : 19/12/2014 19:37:00
|Dawson Out For Five-Weeks
» Hull City : 19/12/2014 19:36:00