Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

EMO a Derby doubt

EMO a Derby doubt

Discussing his options for the weekend`s match Big Sam had a combo of positive and negative news as he tries to bring his squad back up to full capacity. First up for discussion was obviously going to be Michael Owen, to which he commented:

'Michael's going to hopefully get back into some form of training this week, and Derby might still be a bit soon, but we'll keep our fingers crossed. Certainly, we'd hope to have Steven Taylor, and possibly Abdoulaye Faye and Stephen Carr, back. We'll try to get them into training as quickly as we can, because the games are coming thick and fast. We've got four games in a 10-day period, that we've got to cope with.

That'll be a big push for those games, and with everybody fit, it'll help us get more points on the board. We need to get those players back into the selection process, and hopefully keep this run going.

He's not played a competitive game, apart from 45 minutes on Thursday. We found out about Steven Taylor's hamstring that day, and that's why he only played 45 minutes. We only did that as a precaution, because we thought Steven would be alright. He got through 90 minutes with his experience and quality of defending, and I'm glad to say he's made it look pretty easy. I hope he continues on from here. He's a been a big miss.'

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.

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Monday December 17 2007
Time: 2:15PM

Comments

0
Owen will never be truly fit. He's like Wilkinson at the Falcons.
BaldEagle
17/12/2007 23:52:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

A Newcastle enigma that continues to frustrate

Everyone will have their own thoughts on Jonjo Shelvey.

Bournemouth v NUFC Early Preview

The trip is a nightmare 720 mile or so journey for loyal away followers

Defender Set To Return

Newcastle defender likely to return to club in the Summer.

Low Key Run In

News reports on the club drying up and takeover talk just resigned to where it originated

Newcastle United Archived Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man U MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Dubravka53%
Yedlin1%
Lascelles4%
Lejeune4%
Dummett1%
Ritchie2%
Shelvey29%
Diame3%
Kenedy0%
Perez0%
Gayle0%
Sub - Joselu3%
Sub - Atsu0%
Sub - Hayden0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.crooktownmags54
2.Toon_NoMatterWot49
3.Mcnamee6728
4.Rexn26
5.keggy_keagal25
6.PieMag24
7.Harry's Boy22
8.Bruce6818
9.markylad7417
10.officemonkey15
Write for Vital Football