UK time is: 18:35:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

"I`ve made some bad decisions"

In a frenzy of interviews with club staff and players yesterday, one good chat came when the press interviewed supposed loon Joey Barton. The kid came across as honest and heartfelt, admitting he`d done wrong and that he was eager to use his new club as a new start. Speaking out Joey said:

"Every time you move club, it is a new start, new horizons. When I had the opportunity to come here, that was one of the thoughts in my mind. People might say I come with a bit of baggage, but I have come to Newcastle, it is a fresh start and it's down to me to make the most of it. I have come here to win trophies. I didn't come here to pick up wage packets.

I think there have been certain players they have bought in previous years who have been mercenaries, or they have come and not shown the commitment that maybe they should. But hopefully, they have all gone now and this side here is a side that's hungry and wants success.As a squad of players, you cannot ask for any more, and that's what I want to be part of.

You have got to be a man about it. If you make a mistake, you have got to hold your hand up and say, 'I was wrong'. I have never shied away from the fact that I have made wrong decisions and done things I probably regret in hindsight. But the main thing is for me, I will always stand up and be counted.

When you look about at the players, most of them in there were here last year, and they finished one place above City - and City had a really bad season, so Newcastle must have had a disastrous season. It's baffling, really, but with one or two new additions - the manager is probably going to keep adding to his squad over the coming weeks before the season starts - then we have have a great squad here. If it does not achieve, it will baffle me again because there are some very good players within the squad.'

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!

The Journalist

Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 17 2007

Time: 8:54AM

Your Comments

lets hope for his sake that one of them isnt signing for newcastle!
Dales_Dad
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

5 Years Since Sir Bobby Left Us (Thursday July 31 2014)

Remy Back OnThe Agenda? (Monday July 28 2014)

NUFC Chasing The Wrong Targets* (Sunday July 27 2014)

The Usual (Sunday July 27 2014)

Mbiwa Still Linked With Loan Move (Thursday July 24 2014)

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)

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 276
2. officemonkey 271
3. OldLeazes 239
4. Toon_NoMatterWot 228
5. AMac 224
6. carlosvendetta 163
7. billybobcat 146
8. Wilco 142
9. Bruce68 76
10. johnjohnson 70

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

Albion Announce 2014-15 Squad Numbers
» WBA : 31/07/2014 18:13:00
Bertrand Joins On Season Long Loan
» Southampton : 31/07/2014 18:02:00
Pellegrini Pleased With Liverpool Showing
» Man City : 31/07/2014 17:47:00
City Lose To Liverpool On Penalties
» Man City : 31/07/2014 17:42:00
Good Winning Habit For Shakey
» Leicester City : 31/07/2014 17:28:00

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 16%
Divvent be stupid man, what planet yee from? 84%