Caldwell regretting red card

Last updated : 18 November 2002 By Martyn Elliott

But at least he has a trip to Portugal with the Scotland team to cheer him up, as he told the Evening Chronicle.

"It was a good boost for me because while I might play for Scotland on Wednesday night, it could be a while before I could play for Newcastle.

"I want to keep in there and keep playing. I have to gradually prove to the gaffer that I'm worth a regular place.

"It was great to get on again and get another victory, though missing Manchester United is a tough pill to swallow. Hopefully, I'll be back at Old Trafford in my career and it's just one of those things.

"You make a decision to help the team by handling on the line and it backfires. You've got to be man enough to stand up and say it was a bad decision."

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