Newcastle today in the Newcastle Journal that Joe Kinnear very much regrets giving that interview to talkSPORT, which created very bad headlines for both Joe and Newcastle United this week.
Joe Kinnear – got off to bad start
And apparently Joe only gave the interview because of his friendship with Bobby Gould, but knows now that it was a mistake – a big mistake.
The Journal is reporting that Joe will now take a brief holiday before the season starts, and that was planned even before his interview on Monday night.
There’s no argument that Joe has made a very poor impression this week, but if he can remain in the background in the future, and allow Alan Pardew to continue to be the face of the club – it could still work – we hope it can still work.
Newcastle fans have heard nothing from the club, but NUFC Fan United have taken the initiative and arranged a meeting with club officials on Monday night at 6:00pm at the Newcastle Labour Club in the city center, so if you can attend please do.
A cool and calm discussion is what’s needed on Monday night, and the key after last Monday night’s interview was that we had no more nonsense, and that’s been achieved.
Now Joe Kinnear has to find a way of operating in his Director of Football role, that will allow Alan Pardew and Graham Carr to keep doing their jobs – but at the same time the three of them still work together for the good of the club.
That’s the key.
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