Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Know Your Enemy - Defence

Know Your Enemy - Defence

RB: Nyron Nosworthy or Dean Whitehead

Nosworthy was a running joke during Sunderland`s 15 point season. Our six a side team regularly used 'he`s having a Nyron` as a summary for our half arsed midfield players. However this season he seems to have upped his game a little, drawing praise even from King Al early in the season. The blokes certainly better than Greg Halford which is a pity. Hopefully N`Zogbia will torture him come Saturday though.

Whitehead made his comeback in midweek v some Durham league reserve team. Hopefully Keane will gamble on his fitness due to the fact he`s captain. However he`s been out the best part of three months so it`ll be more likely to see him on the bench.

CH: Paul McShane / Danny Higginbotham

McShane has been arguably the mackems` best player this season, giving some reasonable performances at the back and being missed badly when suspended. Not bad for a guy with a haircut like an orang-utan. Came from West Brom but I`ve a sneaky feeling he was at Man Yoo when Keane was there.

Higginbotham is another ex-Manc, having been shipped around relegation strugglers and Championship promotion teams. Experienced but limited. Signed for the same amount we bought Rozenhal for which is a bit of an eye-opener. Banned for a year for kicking a refs heed in whilst on loan in Belgium.

LB: Ian Harte

Has notched previously against us whilst at Leeds but generally ended up on the losing side after being done for pace by Solano and Dyer. Hopefully more of the same on Saturday from Milner. Useful from dead ball situations too so no stupid free kicks around the box please lads.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Friday November 9 2007
Time: 10:24AM

Comments

0
this is probably their strongest link in the team, their defence is more capable than anywhere else
SMOKIEJACK
09/11/2007 17:11:00
0
Thank you for straightning that out for us, was kinda wondering there. :)))))
Blue is the colour
09/11/2007 22:27:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

United Pair Miss Out On Crucial Qualifier

Scotland announced their squad for their upcoming World Cup Qualifier against England

Attentions Turn To NUFC Planning

Another training camp in Ireland may be in the works.

Mitrovic Call Up

Aleksandar Mitrovic has been called up by Serbia

FA Boosts Cheating Powers for 2017/18

The Football Association announced earlier today that they have extended their powers when it comes to punishing retrospective simulation.

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
None1%
1-30%
4 or 532%
6 or 743%
More than 724%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
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.Toon_NoMatterWot117
2.CuckFan74
3.keggy_keagal50
4.PieMag46
5.billybobcat27
6.Mcnamee6720
7.McCreery18
8.Rytoon17
9.Neppos16
10.The Pyrry12
The Vital Football Members League