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I Can’t Fault Our Side – It’s All To Play For Now

February 15th, 2013 · 123 Comments

Sometimes things go for you in a game and sometimes they don’t – and the latter was what happened to Newcastle last night against a good Metalist Kharkiv side, but manager Alan Pardew still thinks we have a decent chance to go through in the second leg next Thursday night in the Ukraine. Alan Pardew […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News

We Can Win It Next Week – Papiss Cisse

February 15th, 2013 · 93 Comments

This photo below just about sums up how frustrated Papiss Cisse must have been last night after having two good goals disallowed, and then having other efforts saved by the goalkeeper – and one was a header with just 20 seconds to go in injury time. Papiss Cisse – frustrated last night – who can […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Steven Taylor – Moussa Is An Animal On The Pitch

February 15th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Steven Taylor is trying to speak French – and at this point in his education – the emphasis has to be on the word trying. Steven is learning French – and why not – with so many French speaking players in the dressing room – they should be able to help him speak decent French […]

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Frustration In Newcastle Camp – It Will Be Harder Next Week

February 15th, 2013 · 17 Comments

Tim Krul had a good game last night, as did the Newcastle defense, and we looked well organized and solid, and when Metalist did get some chances Tim Krul made the saves, with his best save being in the first half when he brilliantly clawed away a goal bound header from Cleiton Xavier. Tim Krul pointing – we were unlucky and should have won

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Tim Krul

No Problems With Papiss Cisse Form

February 15th, 2013 · 13 Comments

Papiss Cisse had two goals disallowed last night, and on three other occasions he went close,  but each time hit the goalkeeper – but one of these days Cisse will score a goal for each of the chances he gets in games, like he was doing a year ago, and the real key for a […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Alan Pardew And Newcastle Now In A Dilemna

February 15th, 2013 · 15 Comments

With Newcastle failing to win last night against Metalist Kharkiv, it now presents a challenge for manager Alan Pardew as to which team he plays in the Ukraine next Thursday night, given that we have an important league game against Southampton on the following Sunday afternoon. Newcastle celebrate first goal – why’s that guy got […]

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