Joe Kinnear has said the spirit in training this week has been great, after Newcastle broke their 5 game losing streak and looked very good in the second half at Everton and came fighting back from 2-0 down to get a well deserved draw.
Joe Kinnear – explaining things to Steven Taylor and Xisco last week
Joe talked about the feel good factor which seems to be back on the training ground this week:
“There’s been a great spirit at the training ground this week,” “Everyone’s been bright and bubbly, and there’s a feelgood factor around the place.”
“The two Irish players – Shay Given and Damien Duff – have been with us because they don’t play their World Cup qualifier with Cyprus in Dublin until next Wednesday.”
“But those lads who have gone away have done so with a spring in their steps.”
Everton manager David Moyes, whose side were eliminated from the UEFA Cup last week, warmly congratulated Kinnear after the game on Sunday.
“A lot of the managers in the Premier League have been very supportive of me coming back into the game, including David Moyes.”
“Sunday must have been disappointing for him, as it rounded off a disappointing week, but I had a glass of wine with him in his office after the game.”
Kinnear will be in the dugout at St. Jeames’ Park a week come Mon day, for his home debut ion front of the Newcastle fans, after escaped any punishment from the FA for going to the front of the tunnel on Sunday.
Joe finished by mischeviously saying:
“I’ll be in the dug-out unless I do anything stupid before then and get banned again!”
Joe – please try to keep out of trouble – we know sometimes it can be difficult. 😀
Comments very welcome.