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Sol Campbell – We Have To Keep It Up Tomorrow Night

12:26 pm, Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 by Ed Harrison · 13 Comments

Sol Campbell seems to be really looking forward to his debut for the Newcastle club tomorrow night at Chelsea in the 3rd round of the Carling Cup.

Sol Campbell - makes debut tomorrow night

Campbell talked to the Evening Chronicle today:

“Nothing is easy in life, so we have to roll our sleeves up and get on with it.” “I’ve got great memories of this competition and won it way back.”  “It’s always nice to win the competition and have a great cup run.” “But Chris has to look at the whole season.”

“He’s got one eye on the full season – that’s a priority for him.”  “I can’t pick and choose when the games come.” “The main thing is being out there and smelling the environment of a football arena again.”  “But I’m ready. That’s why I played in the reserves against Chelsea last week – I didn’t want to be too short.” “I was behind the lads in pre-season, but I’ve caught up with them.”

“I’ve been putting in the minutes and hours behind the scenes just to catch up.”  “I want to make a good account of myself. The lads are doing well and it’s a big game for us against one of the biggest teams in the world.”  “It’s a nice cup to win – any domestic competition, if you can win it, is great.”

“I can understand why Chris is making a few changes because of the squad situation. Chelsea will still play a strong team regardless.”  “It will be a good outing for us so we have to just keep going.”

lt will be interesting to see just how well Sol plays tomorrow night, because the player is very ambitious.

He will not be satisfied to sit on the bench at Newcastle for too long, but he also professional enough to know that it’s up to him to force himself into the Newcastle line -up.

That’s will be even more important for him, since he sees himself playing top class football for a few more seasons yet, and if he is to get a contract extension on Tyneside, you would expect he would need quite a few first team appearances under his belt this season.

Comments welcome.



Tags: Newcastle News · Sol Campbell





13 responses so far ↓

  • 1 GeordieTeaCake28 // Sep 21, 2010 at 12:33 PM

    Im gutted this match aint on the tele! :( lol

  • 2 Newcastle Rock // Sep 21, 2010 at 12:43 PM

    Sol Cambell will commit fauls unnecessarily and eventually our team will loose . He is still not fit from my reckons

  • 3 WesJameson // Sep 21, 2010 at 12:51 PM

    @ Newcastle Rock // Sep 21, 2010 at 12:43 PM

    What??? Nice enthusiasm there mate

  • 4 GeordieTeaCake28 // Sep 21, 2010 at 12:52 PM

    Possible team for the morro.

    Krul
    R.Taylor, S.Campbell, Tavernier and Kadar.

    Ranger, Smith, Vuckic, Ferguson

    Ameobi, Lovenkrands
    :/

  • 5 Newcastle Rock // Sep 21, 2010 at 12:55 PM

    @ WesJameson
    Thanks . We have to face the reality and dont expect too much but at the same time we have to optimisic

  • 6 Newcastle Rock // Sep 21, 2010 at 12:59 PM

    that team will loose badly especially when Smith is playing.
    play jonas instead

  • 7 WesJameson // Sep 21, 2010 at 1:01 PM

    must be a mackem\WUM

  • 8 GeordieGerman // Sep 21, 2010 at 1:02 PM

    Losing at Stamford Bridge isn’t as bad as you think. infact we should be used to it now.

    2008/09: Drew 0-0
    2007/08: Lost 1-2 Butt
    2006/07: Lost 0-1
    2005/06: Lost 0-1
    2005/06: Lost 0-3
    2004/05: Lost 0-4
    2003/04: Lost 0-5
    2002/03: Lost 0-3
    2001/02: Lost 0-1 (LC)
    2001/02: Drew 1-1 Acuna
    2000/01: Lost 1-3 Bassedas
    1999/00: Lost 0-1
    1998/99: Drew 1-1 Andersson
    1997/98: Lost 0-1
    1996/97: Drew 1-1 Shearer
    1995/96: Drew 1-1 Ferdinand (FAC)
    1995/96: Lost 0-1
    1994/95: Drew 1-1 Hottiger
    1993/94: Lost 0-1
    1992/93: Lost 1-2 Lee (LC)
    1987/88: drew 2-2 Goddard, Wharton
    1986/87: won 3-1 Thomas 2, Beardsley

  • 9 WesJameson // Sep 21, 2010 at 1:12 PM

    :-( not exactly our favourite hunting grounds, is it??

  • 10 GeordieTeaCake28 // Sep 21, 2010 at 1:13 PM

    Yeh forgot about jonas lol. Im hoping thats not the team tht runs out tomorrow night if it though we have to back the lads.

  • 11 baro // Sep 21, 2010 at 10:47 PM

    Sol Campbell is a great leader at Newcastle. Hope to see him lead the back line tomorrow.

  • 12 Klatoon // Sep 22, 2010 at 8:09 AM

    thats odd,im one of a few goin to watch the game live,its on TV here in Kampala Uganda,looking forward to seeing Haris Vuckic,ve read great things about him here but never seen him play. I think we can win or take it to extra time because i reckon Ancelloti will have one eye on the Man City game.Too bad Daniel Sturridge didnt come here on loan as I think he will be the main threat tonight

  • 13 Davey Falcus // Sep 22, 2010 at 12:36 PM

    Sol Campbell – We have to keep it up tomorrow night

    hehehe




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