Newcastle United - Shearer speaks
UK time is: 16:56:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Shearer speaks

In an interview with the Ronnie Gill our former number nine has had a nice natter with Alan Oliver, talking amongst other things about England`s Michael Owen and Glenn Roeder. He revealed that he still hasn`t texted any of the coaching staff (Craig Bellamy take note) since leaving which seems strange. Anyway here`s what the legend had to say:

"United have had a very good Easter with four points out of six in the Premiership, and hopefully they can finish the season on a high. It has been so frustrating for Glenn Roeder this season because of all the injuries United have had. And it is more frustrating for him that just when the season is about to come to an end, it looks like they are going to get Michael Owen and Shola Ameobi back from their injuries. And if they do come back it will help Newcastle pick up a few more points between now and the end of the season.

Obviously Newcastle have missed Michael while he has been injured, but then every team in the world would have missed him. Newcastle have missed his quality as a goalscorer and also his ability as a goal poacher. He is the type of striker who turns draws into three points and who can help you nick a draw in matches when you look as though you are going to get beaten. I am the first to wish United luck every week. Glenn Roeder is a friend of mine and I want him to do well at St James' Park and, fingers crossed, he will keep things going.'

Join Vital Newcastle United

It's easy to register for Vital Newcastle United, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!) To visit the Vital Newcastle United message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Newcastle.

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: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 12 2007

Time: 12:24PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Can't be long before he's in the hotseat now...
Report Abuse
13/04/2007 10:49:00

give it a year and he'll be in the dugout.
Report Abuse
13/04/2007 11:30:00

Number 9 Legend - doesn't make for a great manager though.
Report Abuse
13/04/2007 11:46:00

have to agree, if Owen had been fit, we'd have picked up far more wins.
Report Abuse
13/04/2007 15:35:00

would rather he didn't manage us, in many ways because I would hate to see his status tarnished and I can't think of many top managers who were players, not TOP ones.
Report Abuse
13/04/2007 15:37:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

January AC Milan Move For Sissoko? (Friday October 9 2015)

Further NUFC TV Times (Thursday October 8 2015)

Getting Shirty For Sir Bobby (Wednesday October 7 2015)

Janmaat Concern! (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Armstrong Staying With Coventry (Monday October 5 2015)

Stats: Man City v Newcastle (Saturday October 3 2015)

Audio - McClaren On Tough Start (Friday October 2 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. Toon_NoMatterWot 26
3. keggy_keagal 17
4. billybobcat 16
5. Odin 13
6. billycasper 12
7. daftladguy 11
8. officemonkey 11
9. Rytoon 9
10. Sir Laz 9

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Stoke 8 2 3 3 -2 9
15. AFC Bournemouth 8 2 2 4 -2 8
16. Chelsea 8 2 2 4 -5 8
17. WBA 8 2 2 4 -5 8
18. Aston Villa 8 1 1 6 -5 4
19. Sunderland 8 0 3 5 -10 3
20. Newcastle 8 0 3 5 -11 3

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Randolph Set to Play Against Poland
» West Ham : 09/10/2015 16:55:01
Garner Joins Pulis' Backroom
» WBA : 09/10/2015 16:45:01
Schweinsteiger Injury Concerns!
» Man Utd : 09/10/2015 16:39:01
Simpson On Life At Leicester
» Leicester City : 09/10/2015 16:33:00
Allardyce Moves Closer to Sunderland Post!
» West Ham : 09/10/2015 16:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man City MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 0%
Janmaat 0%
Mbemba 0%
Coloccini 0%
Mbabu 0%
Sissoko 0%
Anita 0%
Gouffran 20%
Wijnaldum 0%
Mitrovic 80%
Perez 0%
Sub - Lascelles 0%
Sub - Tiote 0%
Sub - Thauvin 0%