Joe Kinnear kept up his positive words today on his attempt to turn around the fortunes of the Newcastle club over the next several weeks.
Joe Kinnear – has been so positive since he took over – it’s contagious
Joe told nufcTV:
“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my first few days” “Why wouldn’t I? I’m working at a phenomenal football club and for the best supporters in the world.”
“The only thing that is disappointing is tons of stuff that is coming out from the media.” “Certain members of the press are trying to affect my credibility to the Newcastle fans and most of it is a pack of lies – one lie after another, one lie after another.”
“That’s probably the only part of the job so far that I find tough.” “But it’s not going to put me off in any manner whatsoever.” “I know exactly what the job is all about and I know exactly how to go about it.”
“But I really just want to get on with it now.” “I’m hoping that’s the end of it but I doubt if it will be.” “But I’m trying to find a way of getting a message to the real supporters – I’m very confident and very delighted to be in the position that I am because I know that I can do a good job.”
“I’m happy about the situation and I’m very proud to be here at Newcastle because it’s the best job in the world for me up until now in my career.” “I’m not daft enough to realize that I probably wouldn’t be standing here if other managers hadn’t have turned it down.”
“But more fool them as far as I’m concerned.
“Why turn Newcastle down? Even though it may be the shortest tenure in the history of the football.” “But I’m still going to be enjoying it and I’m still going to love it and I’m still going to give it my best shot.”
“As far as I know I’ve got 24 points to play for. Other people have made light of that but my contract states eight games, so that’s 24 points and I’m going to get as many points as I can.” “And if the club is sold in the meantime then good luck to Newcastle and good luck to anybody else who comes in here because they’ll love it.”
Joe has been impressive since he came in last Friday, but the proof of the pudding is in the eating, and we’ll get our first chance to see how the lads perform under Joe on Sunday at Everton. And it’s good news, at least for us, that one of their best players Tim Cahill, is suspended for 3 games following his sending off last weekend.
We are all hoping for something out of this game, but are also very keen to see how the team plays under Joe. You cannot question the man’s attitude or his respect for the Tynesdie club, that’s for sure.
Joe’s been like a breath of fresh air this week.
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