UK time is: 13:06:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Allardyce post-match patter

Officially now the Lord of the Moans, Sam Allardyce has surpassed himself with his recent whinges as he carps on about all and sundry, believing the world is on some kind of vendetta run against him. His latest selections from the Mighty Monologue Man are:

On the Stoke result: It would have been a shock if we had lost, that is for sure. But other people were putting more onto the result than they should have done. There is nothing I can do about that. I just have to keep my focus on the players and try to ensure they perform at their best. We need to put a few wins on the board and we need to find more of a cutting edge."

On the calendar congestion: "If not causing a serious injury, through fatigue or a late challenge, there will be problems later on in life when professional players will have massive problems with hip, knee and ankle replacements and arthritis. You wouldn't ask a racehorse to do this. We've had five games in two weeks with no rest. Foreign players like Claudio Cacapa, David Rozehnal and Jose Enrique think we're crazy.

It's like a mobile phone; you have to recharge the batteries. The players are the same - they need to recharge. It is over-demanding on high-performing athletes; it is dangerous. There's too much over Christmas, but our bosses won't allow it; they won't give us the courtesy to think about a break. If they want entertainment they have to put a break in.'

About Mark Viduka: "Whether he wants to get involved in that (World Cup Qualifiers), I'm not sure about. I'd prefer him not to.'

About Mike Ashley: 'It was very nice to see Mike back from his holidays and he was looking very, very well - certainly better than me, anyway. Four Premier League teams have gone out to lower league opposition and there was no game harder than this one, but we coped very well and we could have won it at the beginning of the first and second halves.'

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:Monday January 7 2008

Time: 12:58PM

Your Comments

******** hell! He moans more than Dot Cotton.
BaldEagle
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Funeral For Liam Later Today. (Thursday August 21 2014)

Ashley Continues To Sell The NUFC Soul (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Man City Double Swoop Unlikely (Tuesday August 19 2014)

NUFC Cracks Papered Over (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Toon Kids Play Out Draw (Monday August 18 2014)

Why Mike Ashley Wont Be Selling NUFC (Monday August 18 2014)

NUFC Player Ratings (Sunday August 17 2014)

NUFC v Man City Analysis (Sunday August 17 2014)

NUFC v Man City Preview (Sunday August 17 2014)

NUFC Tribute To Fallen Fans (Sunday August 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. Toon_NoMatterWot 236
2. AMac 193
3. Rexn 168
4. OldLeazes 104
5. Wilco 100
6. nufc_carl88 76
7. billybobcat 69
8. officemonkey 62
9. vin1892 62
10. thecorner 54

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 0 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Man Utd 1 0 0 1 -1 0
15. Southampton 1 0 0 1 -1 0
16. Q.P.R. 1 0 0 1 -1 0
17. Stoke 1 0 0 1 -1 0
18. West Ham 1 0 0 1 -1 0
19. Burnley 1 0 0 1 -2 0
20. Newcastle 1 0 0 1 -2 0

Breaking League News

Should Amat Keep Place Despite Fernandez Signing?
» Swansea : 21/08/2014 13:00:00
Villa Have A Fox In The (Directors) Box
» Aston Villa : 21/08/2014 12:53:00
Nani Loaned to Sporting Lisbon!
» Man Utd : 21/08/2014 12:52:00
Not Us?
» Man Utd : 21/08/2014 12:51:00
Jones in Contract Discussions
» Man Utd : 21/08/2014 12:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think NUFC will finish this season?
Suggested By:  Talk of the Tyne
Top 2%
Top 4 6%
Europa league places 32%
Mid table 50%
Relegated 10%