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Newcastle Hero Cisse Does It Again – Late Goal Wins It

5:27 pm, Sunday, April 7th, 2013 by Ed Harrison · 71 Comments

In two minutes and 37 seconds of stoppage time this afternoon (check it out), after Newcastle were pummeling Fulham with all they had to try to get the winner – but the Cottagers were defending stubbornly – it was the great Papiss Cisse who scored a fantastic individual winner for the Magpies – with the emphasis on fantastic.

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Papiss Cisse – scores another dramatic late winner


And then after the goal Papiss went into the ecstatic crowd – and was completely  smothered – and the roof was blown off St. James’ Park – and it will be a moment long remembered by Newcastle fans – Papiss Cisse simply knows how to score late and vital winners in Newcastle’s colors.

Let’s put this plainly – Papiss Cisse is again the Newcastle hero.

The goal was a joy to watch as Papiss cleverly clipped the ball high over the defenders, and then smashed the ball into the net – which this lad does so well – and after the goal Alan Pardew was seen to be delirious on the sidelines, as he also went into the crowd and he was smothered by the fans – it was some scene.

You will never ever see a manager so deliriously happy as Alan Pardew was after that fantastic winner from our great Senegal striker – and Alan’s shirt was hanging out of his trousers – but he couldn’t care as one of the safety stewards – smiling away we may add – got Alan back onto the sidelines. :D

Alan did say he was an emotional manager, but we’ve never quite  seen a manager so ecstatic as Alan Pardew was after the goal – it just shows the tremendous pressure the 51 year-old was under.

But it was a fantastic win and a wonderful individual goal from the number 9 – the Newcastle number 9 – a real hero – Papiss Cisse.

We’ll have a full report of the match out shortly, but we thought we had better get something out – it may take a little while to write the report as I make even more mistakes when I’m ecstatic. :D

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71 responses so far ↓

  • 1 El_Fenomeno // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:27 PM

    I’m not gonna lie, PARDEW’S celebration contrasted with CISSE’s celebration with the FANS gave me goose bumps… Reminding me of why I love this sport and NUFC in particular

  • 2 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:29 PM

    one negative thing, campbell was again in good positions and the team didnt pass it to him

  • 3 BIGUPNUFC // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:29 PM

    supporting NUFC is incomparable, wouldn’t swap it for anything.

  • 4 North Atlantic Magpie // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:30 PM

    We’re scoring way too few goals under Pardew. It’s a major concern.

  • 5 Spreadthetoon // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:30 PM

    HWTLs Cisse is gonna be a Toon legend….love the lad, gr8 plyr and future LEGEND!!

  • 6 TheToonKing // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:32 PM

    Crucial win for sure this. Hopefully it gives us momentum for next week.

    Another injury though for Santon, truly cursed this season.

    Cisse won it but i’m still fed up with him. He has no brain.
    We should have beaten Benfica and be 1-0 up by HT today had Cisse had half a brain and be able to finish anything then his dinner.

  • 7 nufc786 // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:32 PM

    North Atlantic Magpie
    that depends … we hit the bar twice today but generally this season you are right but it that can be solved by bringing in another quality striker next season

  • 8 boater // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:32 PM

    Shola’s substitution changed the game. Like him or not, his positioning upfront alone creates space for Cisse to exploit. Gouffran is a worker but not what this team – or Cisse – needs, i.e. another goal shy winger-come-central forward.

    Cisse is hit and miss – accept it and don’t build a team that lives and dies by such an inconsistent striker. In the summer we need to find a true no. 9 for Cisse to play off.

  • 9 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:32 PM

    and suddenly tenth looks in sight again. its manically close down at the bottom

  • 10 BIGUPNUFC // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:34 PM

    TheToonKing

    He has got a football brain, as was shown last year scoring 13 out of 14 apps. It is just that he has had a difficult season and he is getting greedy, hopefully he will relax soon.

  • 11 Grafton83 // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:34 PM

    Regarding AC, that’s because when he did get the ball he gave away possesion, happened at least twice.

  • 12 Bambams // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:35 PM

    Well wrote Ed.

    Once again thank you for this blog.

    I have never ‘met’ as many ‘ different’ characters as there are on here.

    Enjoy your evening fellas (and ladies)

  • 13 manxpie // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:35 PM

    toonbrother exactly and that goes for the manager aswell
    to be honest if laudrop doesn’t move this season i can’t wait to see what his second season is like when all the expectations and injuries kick in for him if his key player in michu was injured imagine where they’d be??
    i mean we’ve only had key players injured like krul,collo,santon,debuchy,taylor,cabeye,tiote n arfa and quite a few more but jesper seems to think that we,ve had normal injuries and as many others have pointed to laudrop bein an outstanding manager!
    we’ll see next season!

  • 14 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:35 PM

    cisse isnt a lone striker and we cant build a system around him whereby he is

    we need a cf that is a creator to help assist him with these chances

    then with the likes of marv hba and cabaye behind he should do well

    on a side note, simpson and guti had good games today and cabaye a not so good game

  • 15 Grafton83 // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:37 PM

    Anyway that was such a precious 3 points. I was starting to get worried looking at our run in. Great, great result.

    Thought Simmo played pretty well and Jonas. Not often I’ve thought that this season.

  • 16 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:37 PM

    cisse is instinctive. the problem with an instinctive striker is when they are not scoring they drop deeper and deeper to get the ball and then they are not in positions to score

    papiss just needs to stay around the box and watch the offside line more closely and he will be fine

  • 17 OneAlanShearer // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:38 PM

    We score few goals because we have one class striker, a sub striker who only scores versus the Mackems and a youngster. Plus we are awful at set pieces. That needs addressing in the summer. Today we gave a team in great form a great game, we completely dominated the attempts on goal. 3 more players in the summer without losing key players and this side will be fighting for Europe again. Hopefully we can get a 2 nil win on Thursday then on to destroy the mackems. Bring them on!!! They’ll be very nervous after the loss to Chelsea. Pressure off our players. I can see this being a great match rather than a dull affair. I’d always take a draw in the derby games but I fancy us to do well now.

  • 18 manxpie // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:38 PM

    all we need is a qpr wigan draw n mcnamanan recieving a leg breaker :)
    to finaly teach him a lesson since there owner, manager,fans and FA didn’t think he needed 1!

  • 19 Grafton83 // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:39 PM

    Just seen Di Canio lost too, icing on cake

  • 20 dembademba // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:39 PM

    i thought cisse generally played well, much better than he was a couple of months back. he should have scored 2 or 3 at least but his touch was good he made good runs n was puttin himself about a bit. to say he hasnt got a brain is ridiculous, he got himself in those positions for a reason, executed poorly yet when it mattered he banged em in

  • 21 dembademba // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:42 PM

    i think cisse showed today he can be a lone striker. his touch was good, if he took his chances we’d have been 2 or 3 up and would have been very comfortable

  • 22 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:42 PM

    also even with our highly modified defense at the end we still looked more solid without santon :/

    hate to say it as i would really love to see him turn into a legend here

  • 23 manxpie // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:44 PM

    the last 2 games cisse COULD HAVE scored 6 at least i’d call that unlucky more than anything else the fact is he’s in them positions which is only ever a good thing!!
    for anyone to say he’s crap or not fit to play for us just show them up!

  • 24 Footballwatch // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:44 PM

    If you wish you can watch the game’s highlights and later the game in full on http://www.footballwatch.net/team/137

  • 25 OneAlanShearer // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:44 PM

    El_Fenomeno
    Agreed…. Great celebration. A heart on his sleeve manager. Enjoyed that immensely. Pulling his shirt out was funny as well. Defiant to the last.

  • 26 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:45 PM

    ]Newcastle have scored injury-time winners in four of their last five home matches in all competitions – against Chelsea, Stoke and Fulham in the Premier League, and against Anzhi Makhachkala in the Europa League

  • 27 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:47 PM

    also we could have debuchy tiote ben arfa haidara back for benfica. the chances of al four would be slim but to get two of those back would be massive

  • 28 BIGUPNUFC // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:50 PM

    dont forget raylor

  • 29 NUFCarter // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:50 PM

    Why say we score way too few goals under Pardew. To be honest cisse had some great scoring oppurtunities and didn’t score them which he’s done all season. It’s not pardews fault.

  • 30 NUFCarter // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:52 PM

    Pardews substitutions were brilliant today.
    Gutierez was immense down that left side he made runs similar to the ones he made when he had that great season in the championship. He was defensively sound too. Also I never realised how much strength and pace he possesses.
    Taylor was class. The ground header back to krul was heart in mouth stuff but hilarious, original and confident.
    Campbell came on and was roared on by the crowd every time he had the ball. Made a few mistakes but he’s only 18. I bet absolutely loved at the end.
    They never really threatened us Taylor and mbiwa were soo Cool. Krul rose to the challenge when it came to it. Simpson was fine but his crosses were poor. Cabaye and sissoko were great. Cabaye made some fine passes although it wasn’t one of his best games.
    Marveaux was brilliant always looked a threat and toyed with them. Anita needs a lot more strength to be a first teamer. Gouffran also played well today.
    Oh I really do love Newcastle and love the legendary runs into the crowd from our players and caring manager!
    I’m actually going to be in a good mood on a newcastle match day.

  • 31 northernirishtoon // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:53 PM

    Rely just scored a rocket

  • 32 Goodfella // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:53 PM

    What a goal remy

  • 33 daztoon // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:53 PM

    Get in qpr hate wigan

  • 34 NUFCarter // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:53 PM

    Qpr 1-0 up!

  • 35 northernirishtoon // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:53 PM

    Remy lol

  • 36 Big Pappa Cissé // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:54 PM

    @ alan

    All apart from Debuchy m8, he is ineligible. The rest give us a whole different look and we can definitely win 2-0

  • 37 ToonDownSouth // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:54 PM

    What a goal by Remy!

  • 38 NUFCarter // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:54 PM

    10 men qpr and Remys scored a belter!

  • 39 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:55 PM

    simulating the results a lot of the bottom teams play each other and around 41 points will be required to stay up

  • 40 Big Pappa Cissé // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:55 PM

    So then, would anyone else take Remy in the summer :) . Hasn’t got a bad return for his short time in a poor QPR side

  • 41 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:56 PM

    Wahey Remy

  • 42 NUFCarter // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:56 PM

    Bye bye Wigan

  • 43 Bambams // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:57 PM

    I still cant work out what result is the best for us QPR v Wigan

  • 44 manxpie // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:58 PM

    whats this martinez can’t even get a win against qpr when they’ve been down to 10 men for the majority of the game i thought he was a fantastic manager that we should swap for pardew!!?
    isn’t that right rotunda n catchy hey????????????????
    hahahaha

  • 45 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:59 PM

    bambams a qpr win so long as they dont beat us

  • 46 Big Pappa Cissé // Apr 7, 2013 at 5:59 PM

    @ bambams

    I was thinking about that earlier and I came to the conclusion of a QPR win as I think they are certain to be relegated IMO. They still have to win a few games straight to even get level with us let alone the points to stay up, also Wigan have a game in hand and are more dangerous IMO.

  • 47 toonbrother // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:00 PM

    yes! I want wigan to go down to punish that wanker Whelan

  • 48 JAMSHA // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:00 PM

    qprrrr scoresssssss

  • 49 9 // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:01 PM

    Great result! Looking ahead, as we stay up and QPR go down (has to happen, never mind today’s result) I don’t know the contractual situations, but 3 or 4 of their men would really strengthen our squad exactly where needed;
    Remy (of course, never mind the wounded pride)
    Hoillett (this type of player we need, bye-bye Gabi)
    Tarrabt (great cover when HBA n/a)
    Samba (maybe over age too much)

  • 50 Goodfella // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:02 PM

    1-1

  • 51 northernirishtoon // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:02 PM

    Wigan goal lol. Draws good for us

  • 52 ToonDownSouth // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:02 PM

    That’s QPR down. Good good good.

  • 53 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:03 PM

    qpr have a strange run in, tough matches against arsenal liverpool and everton, with crucial 6 pointers against us stoke and reading. not a dissimilar run in to us

    cant see them staying up but they have a large influence on who goes down

  • 54 toonbrother // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:03 PM

    @manx i like laudrup to behonest. Pardew’s celebration was epic I give him a hard time for his decisionmaking but i cant question his love for the club

  • 55 Bambams // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:03 PM

    Cant argue with that boys….ooh Wigan have scored !

    A draw would not be that bad…. its a draw.

  • 56 hdavid23 // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:03 PM

    with Wigan scoring, the scum are only out of the relegation zone on goal difference, but they will be in by next week when we trash them!

  • 57 Goodfella // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:03 PM

    Qpr down now

  • 58 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:04 PM

    personally i think the third slot will come down to the aston villa wigan decider on the final day

  • 59 Bambams // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:04 PM

    Would not mind a cheeky bid for that Townsend mind…..

  • 60 Goodfella // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:04 PM

    Wigan have a game in hand

  • 61 Jamiemac // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:05 PM

    Anyone heard from Rotonda tonight? He’s been piping up recently.

  • 62 hdavid23 // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:07 PM

    wonder whats gonna happen to Guthrie? anyone know how he played for Reading when he was on? could still be a good backup, doubt he’d wanna play in the Championship

  • 63 Big Pappa Cissé // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:08 PM

    @ Alan

    I reckon Villa will be ok tbh like (not that I want them to stay up) but they are starting to play well, plus they have one of the best strikers in the league in Benteke. I do think Stoke are in serious trouble mind and I would not bat an eyelid if they went down. Can’t stand them.

    On another note, does anyone know how many goals Cisse has in all competitions this season ?. I know he has 11 in the league which isn’t to bad considering he isn’t having the greatest campaign ever.

  • 64 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:08 PM

    wigan have to play city, tottenham, arsenal, west ham, west brom, swansea and villa. i cant see them staying up

  • 65 Bambams // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:09 PM

    We are only 5 points above Wigan…. Thats still not enough, it’s true a lot of teams between us will all have to win a lot of their games to overtake us.

    Huge three points today. …Almost 4 points ! Lol

    My nerves will be wrecked by the Derby.

  • 66 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:10 PM

    big pappa cisse has 11 in all comps only 7 in league

  • 67 Alan Pas-de-clue // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:11 PM

    i cant remember a derby where the impact of the result has been so large

  • 68 yo-yo // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:16 PM

    Just back in from work. Unwashed got beat, we win, not such a bad weekend after all. Real nervous about this game so chuffed we made it.

    Best thing of all is the NEVER SAY DIE attitude in the team now – we play for the full 95 mins and that is a huge improvement…

    HWTL :)

  • 69 manxpie // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:19 PM

    toonbrother ther’s no doubt hes done well in his first season but the way sum “fans” saying that he’s brilliant and should replace pardew, i just pointed out that without there STAR player this season they would have struggled massively as where pardew has had to deal with many injuries all season to key players and also swansea have played the way they play since they were in the championship!
    you can’t say thats laudrops influence?
    and for me pardew needs a full season with his team he got half last season and we all seen wat happened and he should have got the second in the summer but he’s got them now in january all in all he deserves another season with a full squad to work with that he’s never had btw
    and i can add martinez to that aswell with “fans” thinking he’s great and should replace pardew!!

  • 70 low fell mag // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:27 PM

    Absolutely buzzing ,just back from the match,,could anybody tell me of a better feeling than being in the Gallowgate end when cisse bursts the back of the net in th e 90th minute Priceless! If it had not been because of the officials (once again) and that smoggy goalie it could have been 3 or 4 .Well done Mr Pardew ,bringing on Super sub Shola as they could not handle the two of them.Marveaux today was unplayable,world class.Thanks lads i will sleep well tonight.Alan pardews black @white army we Hate sunderland.

  • 71 Anth // Apr 7, 2013 at 6:54 PM

    http://thespectatorsview.com/2013/04/07/toulouse-defender-spotted-on-route-to-newcastle/




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