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Ivory Coast Beaten By Nigeria – Cheick Tiote On His Way Home

February 3rd, 2013 · 378 Comments

Cheick Tiote will be on his way home from South Africa after the Ivory Coast – the favorites – were beaten 2-1 by Nigeria in the quarter finals of the African Cup Of Nations (AFCON) in Rustenburg, South Africa today. Cheick Tiote and Emamnuel Emanike clash today as Nigeria win 2-1

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Sissoko Has Already Paid Newcastle Back Handsomely – Pardew

February 3rd, 2013 · 179 Comments

The new 23 year-old star player at Newcastle this last week has been Moussa Sissoko, and Newcastle have obviously made the correct decision in getting this lad in during the January transfer window, instead of getting him for nothing in the summer, when his contract would have run out at the end of June. Alan […]

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Tags: Contracts · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle A Great Club – I Couldn’t Be Happier – Sissoko

February 3rd, 2013 · 294 Comments

The new hero on Tyneside has been interviewed on nufcTV after the game yesterday – and while her spoke in French – we have been impressed with both Yohan Cabaye and Papiss Cisse who have given interviews in the last week and their English is already very good. Moussa Sissoko – after scoring winner yesterday

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The Man Behind The French Signings – Graham Carr

February 3rd, 2013 · 48 Comments

It seems that Newcastle’s Chief Scout 68 year-old Graham Carr – who spends a lot of his time looking for talent in the French leagues – has added some gems to the players he has uncovered for Newcastle since he signed on in February of 2010 as the Chief Scout on Tyneside. Moussa Sissoko scores […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours

A Star Is Born On Tyneside – Moussa Sissoko

February 3rd, 2013 · 51 Comments

There cannot be too many new signings at Newcastle who have the immediate impact that 23 year-old Moussa Sissoko has had on Tyneside, since signing for Newcastle from Toulouse for around £2M nine days ago – although the initial plan was to get him for nothing in the summer. Moussa Sissoko after scoring the winner […]

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Class Act Demba Ba Thanks Fans For Support After Broken Nose

February 3rd, 2013 · 55 Comments

Much like returning striker Andy Carroll last year with Liverpool, when we hammered Liverpool 2-0,  Demba Ba came with his new Chelsea team yesterday, and they were defeated 3-2, and poor Demba Ba had to go off with what looked like a  badly broken nose – even after he tried to carry on. Demba Ba – in pain with a broken nose yesterday

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