Football

Williamson makes case for defence

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Newcastle defender Mike Williamson is hoping for a return to the defensive resilience which characterised their start to the season to help in the charge for Europe.

The Magpies conceded only eight goals in the first 11 Barclays Premier League outings of the current campaign as they got off to a flying start. However, in the 10 league games since the turn of the year, their defences have been pierced on 16 occasions, with 10 of those goals coming in disastrous visits to Tottenham and Fulham.

The 28-year-old former Portsmouth stopper said: "It's one of those, it's the unpredictability of football. All you can do is prepare well and apply yourself 100%. Of course it has been frustrating to concede goals - that's the main frustration for a defender - but I am sure it will turn around."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2012, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Tottenham Hotspur
Portsmouth
Fulham
Football
Mike Williamson
Premier League
Newcastle United

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again