Michael Owen has done his best over the last two days to try to increase the morale on Tyneside, and today has called for our experienced players to step up to the plate (his words not mine).
Michael Owen – this is what we want to see Michael doing tonight
Newcastle’s top goalscorer has called on his experienced team-mates such as Shay Given, Steve Harper and Nicky Butt to lend their experience to the Newcastle cause during what we all know is a testing period for players and fans alike.
Michael told nufcTV today:
“My role is important obviously when we have not got a manager as a focal point,” “It’s important for the likes of myself, Shay Given, Steve Harper, Nicky Butt and obviously Chris Hughton to step up to the plate a little bit more.”
“But we can’t use excuses, we have to go out on the pitch and give 100% and get results.” “Spurs is a great chance to do that and a win would give everyone a lift.”
Michale can help things big time tonight because an early goal would give the lads the confidence they need to go on and win the game.
There are reports that Newcastle fans may stay away tonight, but we still expect them to support the players, since this mess at the club right now has nothing to do with them, and we’re certainly in this mess together.
There’s not much we can do right now, other than hope things will improve, and improve quickly.