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A man concerned?

With speculation rumbling on about Sam Allardyce and our worst PL return expected from this season I`d say it was a fair assumption to class Glenn Roeder as a man under pressure. He`s once again responded to last night`s shambles by coming out all guns blazing and cock sure that he`s the right man for the job:

"Down the years Newcastle have always been an easy target for speculation - it happened with Graeme Souness, Bobby Robson and now me. It's the same with the players - any time a player wants to leave a club people speculate that he wants to join Newcastle United. That's the animal and that's how it is. I certainly don't lose one second's sleep over it. I've been through too many things in my life to worry about speculation. I am not worried at all. But I'm not surprised by things like this.'

The Souness-esque soundbites just keep on coming…




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The Journalist

Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 1 2007

Time: 12:54PM

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Let the dust settle off last night. Lets see if he can get any fight out of them in the last two games. If not...the bullet beckons.
Roy4Triggs
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01/05/2007 13:52:00

He's never going to cut the mustard. Get shot now before we all jump off the Tyne Bridge.
SirLes
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01/05/2007 14:15:00

Agree Les lad. He's lost the plot.
BaldEagle
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01/05/2007 16:28:00

i agree with roy... hes had a hard time this season. I
Toon4LiFe
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01/05/2007 16:33:00

iF anyone should no that its us toon fans.. Would u lot trade him for big sam !? first half we looked a strong side and the 64% away possession shows we dominated. But with nicky and scotty out and then emre and Q ball injured no wonder the second half werent as promising. But i think if roeder had more or less the team we had last night throught the season, we'd be much higher the league. I say let roeder keep his job for a full season with a full squad (including summer signings) and see what he can really produce. Clubs are too quick to sack managers and I dont no about u lot but i dont wanna start playin like bolton.
Toon4LiFe
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01/05/2007 16:42:00

Big Sam for toon I think ... Roeder can steady the ship but will not take you guys forward IMO
dazednconfuzed
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02/05/2007 07:51:00

He's done about as much as he can. Time for FFS to try and take a step up.
BaldEagle
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02/05/2007 09:05:00

 

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