Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Harper - I couldn`t get near it

Harper - I couldn`t get near it

Speaking after clasping at fresh air from another Matty Taylor howitzer blast, Harps has said he couldn`t have saved that effort at all. Here at Vital Newcastle we think the leaping leprechaun of Lifford would have managed to keep it out though. Harps said:

"Matthew Taylor did what he has been doing all season - and that is scoring spectacular goals from well outside the area. I have watched all the videos and I knew all about the danger he posed, and I was fully aware of what to expect. But I got nowhere near it.

We were very disappointing in the first half when, to tell the truth, we could not get over the half-way line. We were quite fortunate not to be more than one goal down. But the gaffer had a right go at the interval, and rightly so, and he changed the formation, bringing Andy Carroll on. And all credit to young Andy - he was exceptional. He has been on fire in the reserves and he brought that with him.

My feeling was that if we had got the second goal of the game then we probably could have gone on to win it, but Matthew Taylor changed all that. The annoying thing is that, apart from that goal, I had very little to do in the second half. We dominated the whole of the second half, but in the end it just wasn't enough.'



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

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Monday April 16 2007
Time: 1:31PM

Comments

0
he's stiffer than Tinman from the Wizard of Oz.
SirLes
16/04/2007 17:32:00
0
Given wouldn't have got near it. belting strike from the lad.
Roy4Triggs
16/04/2007 17:35:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Four Clubs Miss Disabled Access Target

On Friday evening it was confirmed that four clubs had failed to honour their self set deadline for basic access standards for disabled fans.

The Newcastle United Injury Table Updated 20/10/2017

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Newcastle United and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

A Sensible Xmas For 2017/18

Following the speculation that at least one Premier League tie would be moved to Christmas Eve, it has now been confirmed...

Toon Xmas TV Schedule Expected

Today is supposedly that day when we can work our shopping or nights out around Newcastle playing home or away

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Players Do NUFC Need To Survive Next Season?
Suggested By: Talk of the Tyne
None3%
1-312%
4 or 540%
6 or 731%
More than 714%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot101
2.CuckFan75
3.MickMartin34
4.keggy_keagal27
5.Mcnamee6727
6.Jackals Tooth19
7.The Pyrry17
8.daftladguy16
9.Rytoon16
10.crooktownmags15
Vital Football Comment