Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini is back in the Newcastle starting line-up, for the Premier League clash against Bolton Wanderers this afternoon at St. James’ Park.
Fab coming in for Tiote is the only change to the side that won 2-0 at Swansea on Friday afternoon and racked up four wins in a row.
So it looks like Fabricio will partner Mike Williamson at the back, and James Perch, as expected, will fill in for Cheick Tiote in defesnive central midfield, and it looks a strong Newcastle side to take on Bolton Wanderers this afternoon.
It’s good that Yohan Cabaye is fit, after being taken off after 74 minutes on Friday in South Wales, presumably as a precaution.
For Bolton, both Davies start – Kevin is up front and captains the side, and Mark, who is rumored to be a Newcastle target in the summer, starts in central midfield for the Trotters.
If Newcastle can get the win this afternoon, it will be the first time since April of 2006 that Newcastle have won five league games in a row.
Howay The Lads!!
Newcastle United (4-3-3): Tim Krul; Danny Simpson, Mike Williamson, Fabricio Coloccini (c), Davide Santon; Yohan Cabaye, James Perch, Jonas Gutierrez; Hatem Ben Arfa, Papiss Cisse, Demba Ba
Substitutes: Rob Elliot, James Tavernier, Shane Ferguson, Ryan Taylor, Mehdi Abeid, Dan Gosling, Shola Ameobi
Bolton Wanderers (4-5-1): Adam Bogdan; Gretar Steinsson, David Wheater, Tim Ream, Sam Ricketts; Chris Eagles, Nigel Reo-Coker, Mark Davies, Darren Pratley, Martin Petrov; Kevin Davies (c)
Substitutes: Jussi Jaaskelainen, Marcos Alonso, Zat Knight, Ryo Miyaichi, Ivan Klasnic, David Ngog, Marvin Sordell