UK time is: 15:37:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Super Excuses

A pearler from the Roeder archives as he again "doesn`t mention injuries" but spends an entire interview talking about them. Speaking ahead of England`s Michael Owen`s comeback tonight he quipped:

"We know the season has been tough, but I also know people have short memories. Alex Ferguson is complaining of having seven injured at the moment and being left with 12; I had 12 injured for six months and was left with 12 also - and three or four of those were kids from the academy. I would remind you of that rather than just say we have not picked up enough points this year.

I know we have not, but there are very, very strong reasons why we have not and all things being equal, next year without that horrific injury list, we have to be positive. With Michael Owen and Shola Ameobi working with Oba Martins and me strengthening in the right area of the team, we will be where we ought to be next year.'

Change the record Glenn.




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:Monday April 30 2007

Time: 10:11AM

Your Comments

SAme tedious patter from him. Sack him off if he doesn't shut up.
BaldEagle
Big Sam will be ya boss by the start of next season...FACT! I have always liked Roeder (for sending west ham down) but he is uesless. look at him, u just know his breathe just stinks of coffee.
locky
Probably Maxwell House rather than Nescafe.
BaldEagle
Maxwell House is rank. So are Roeder's excuses - a good combo.
SirLes
Change the record??? - he needs to have a good look at himself - his patter is so rank.
Roy4Triggs
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

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)

French Riviere On Tyne (Thursday July 17 2014)

NUFC Edge Closer to Striking A Deal (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Toon on TV (Monday July 14 2014)

Janmaat Close To Sealing Deal (Monday July 14 2014)

NUFC Expectations (Monday July 14 2014)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Rexn 231
2. OldLeazes 220
3. officemonkey 207
4. Toon_NoMatterWot 182
5. AMac 181
6. carlosvendetta 149
7. billybobcat 124
8. Wilco 92
9. johnjohnson 70
10. Kim Jong Un 65

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Pulis On Tough Crew Test
╗ Crystal Palace : 24/07/2014 15:35:00
Poyet Looking For A Trio.
╗ Sunderland : 24/07/2014 14:05:00
Morrison - On the Way Out?
╗ West Ham : 24/07/2014 13:01:00
Liverpool: Rodgers After Value Not Marquee Buys
╗ Liverpool : 24/07/2014 13:00:00
Robertson Transfer War!
╗ West Ham : 24/07/2014 13:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are we stronger than when we finished 5th?
Suggested By:  TNMW
Yes, there's absolutely no doubt we are 15%
Divvent be stupid man, what planet yee from? 85%