Newsletter

Get your daily update and weekly newsletter by signing up today!

News

Tim Krul Covers For His Mates

8 years ago
Share

Tim Krul is an outstanding keeper and comes across as a real canny lad but he’s come up with a pretty lame excuse for some of his colleagues’ performances on Sunday.

Speaking to the Chronicle, Krul said;

“We still felt the fatigue of the midweek European game. I could not help thinking we lacked the strength and fitness to come form behind”.

It doesn’t really wash when Krul was the only one to play the full ninety minutes in Belgium and start on Sunday, plus he was his normal reliably excellent self..

You could possibly say it wasn’t ideal for Anita to come on so early against West Ham after playing in Bruges but that is really stretching it.

You have Liverpool who are currently no world beaters but they did really well at Chelsea and they’d had to go all the way to Russia for a much tougher match than Newcastle had against Club Brugge.

I think the bottom line is that the squad has no depth and one or two of the likes of Cabaye, Simpson, Ba and others maybe ideally wouldn’t have started against West Ham after carrying knocks from the Liverpool match.

Send in your letters/articles to [email protected]

Share

If you would like to feature on The Mag, submit your article to [email protected]

Have your say

© 2020 The Mag. All Rights Reserved. Design & Build by Mediaworks