Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Super Excuses

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.



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

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Monday April 30 2007
Time: 10:11AM

Comments

0
SAme tedious patter from him. Sack him off if he doesn't shut up.
BaldEagle
30/04/2007 10:25:00
0
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
30/04/2007 10:43:00
0
Probably Maxwell House rather than Nescafe.
BaldEagle
30/04/2007 13:17:00
0
Maxwell House is rank. So are Roeder's excuses - a good combo.
SirLes
30/04/2007 14:15:00
0
Change the record??? - he needs to have a good look at himself - his patter is so rank.
Roy4Triggs
30/04/2007 14:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Sympathy for Kvyat?

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Rafa Has To Lighten The Load To Progress

Our squad is too big and is leaking money.

Daryl Murphy Completes Move

Murphy joining EFL Championship side Nottingham Forest for an undisclosed fee

Rafa Benitez Demands 100% Focus From His Warriors

Rafa understands the multiple benefits of keeping a squad on its toes to maximise focus,

39th Game Abroad Not Yet On The Agenda

Premier League chairman Richard Scudamore has said that whilst he believes a 39th Premier League fixture list is still an option, it's not on the agenda just yet.

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
None4%
1-33%
4 or 539%
6 or 740%
More than 714%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.CuckFan209
2.Toon_NoMatterWot156
3.PieMag128
4.keggy_keagal82
5.officemonkey39
6.Gillyboat28
7.The Pyrry26
8.daftladguy23
9.billybobcat22
10.Rytoon20
The Vital Football Members League