Steven Taylor – It’s A Massive Season For Me

Steven Taylor signed a five year deal at his home town club late last December, but he has played very few first team games since then.

Steven Taylor – massive season for local lad

And today, in the People, Steven says that next season will be a massive season for him.

Last season was close to a nightmare for Steven, as he had been injured for the second half of the promotion season.

And then when he came back and played his very first game in July at Carlisle United,  he damaged his shoulder and was out until last  year.

And then he found he couldn’t even get into the side, because of the fine form of a certain Mike Williamson.

The former England Under-21 captain admits 2010 was a year he wants to fully forget, and he is looking forward to the upcoming season:

“This is a massive season for me. I have got myself fit again and now I want to crack on.”

“I have come back in good shape like the rest of the lads. It is about keeping fit now and staying in the Newcastle team.”

There  will be massive competition between new captain Coloccini, Williamson and Steven for the two center-back positions in the Newcastle first team.

And 21 year-old Hungarian International Tamas Kadar is also  fit again, and also challenging at center-back and left back.

Tamas also had an injury interrupted season last term, and he will be hoping to add to the 18 appearances he has so far made for Newcastle, since signing from Zalaegerszegi TE back in January of 2008.

Steven will be on the plane today to Kansas City, with the rest of the first team squad, as they fly over to Kansas City to start their three game American tour.

Comments welcome.

15 comments so far

  • eaststandgeordie1982

    Jul 17, 2011 at 9:49 AM

    Comment #1

    hope he can him and colo at the back for me

  • JohnnyBrookes

    Jul 17, 2011 at 9:50 AM

    Comment #2

    F*** this, so now we have to “sell to buy” I thought we already did that when we sold our star striker for 35m? Sturridge is class, but why the f are we looking at loan deals,front up the cash and buy him FFS. I’m fed up of this shit, “sell to buy” that is beyond a joke.

  • stephen30

    Jul 17, 2011 at 9:51 AM

    Comment #3

    anyone got a link to highlights for the darlo match

  • eaststandgeordie1982

    Jul 17, 2011 at 9:51 AM

    Comment #4

    Shite i forgot to put TOON ARMY before my comment looks better than this first carry on put something toon related

  • eaststandgeordie1982

    Jul 17, 2011 at 9:52 AM

    Comment #5

    Stephen you can get them on nufctv you have to subscribe

  • Offkey

    Jul 17, 2011 at 9:54 AM

    Comment #6

    Sturridge story is on the internet – sunday sun site – wouldn’t let post a link

  • This it* not this is…

  • Klatoon

    Jul 17, 2011 at 10:00 AM

    Comment #9

    When does Stayls find time to give all these interviews?Seems like one evry 3 days. Lucky for us he’s not on twitter 🙂

  • davybtoon

    Jul 17, 2011 at 10:08 AM

    Comment #10

    glad to see pardew say we will only do loan move if we can buy at the end of it

  • toonfan76

    Jul 17, 2011 at 10:19 AM

    Comment #11

    Hope to god this Sturridge story is true, does anyone know if he played in the Chelsea friendly match and if he did, how well did he play?

  • Rotonda heights

    Jul 17, 2011 at 10:19 AM

    Comment #12


    That might scupper our chances completely if at this stage we ask for it to be come a permanent thing at the end of the season. What’s in it for Chelsea?

    it needs to be handled very delicately and I’m not sure Pardew has the wit for that.


    Jul 17, 2011 at 10:29 AM

    Comment #13

    Maybe i,me dumb but i,ve been googling trying to find out where the reserve team are going to be playing across here in Holland!
    I would like to try and get to go and watch them!!

    Any tips from anyone on here on how to get that info would be most welcome.

    As for the striker situation, it is a bit stupid negotiating for a player who at the end of the day does,nt want to come and play for us anyway! I would of stopped our bid as soon as that became clear. Love to get Sturridge but doubt we,ll get him!!

  • joppadoni

    Jul 17, 2011 at 10:39 AM

    Comment #14

    we have 3 games in holland and they are at:-
    21/07/2011 HVV Hollandia 7pm kick-off
    23/07/2011 FC Utrecht XI 3pm kick-off
    26/07/2011 Almere City 3pm kick-off

  • Obafan

    Jul 17, 2011 at 12:34 PM

    Comment #15

    Sorry Saylor; for me you’re not good enough. So not in my starting eleven!


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