Surprisingly Good News On Newcastle Defender


It seems  the calf injury Fabricio Coloccini picked up in the warm-down after the 2-1 Lillestrom win on Saturday was not as bad as first thought and surprisingly good news today that Colo could be fit for the game a week tomorrow at the Britannia Stadium against Stoke City.

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Fabricio Coloccini – could be fit for Stoke City game

The medical staff at Newcastle were to assess the injury yesterday and they have received scan results today that have revealed only minor damage to the calf and there´s a decent chance the captain could make the game at Stoke next Wednesday night.

This is what Newcastle have reported on their web-site:

Newcastle United can confirm that captain Fabricio Coloccini suffered a slight calf strain during the Club’s recent training camp in La Manga.

The Argentine defender subsequently underwent a scan, the results of which have shown that the injury is not as bad as has been reported.

The Club’s medical staff are working hard with Coloccini to try and ensure the center-back is available for selection at Stoke City in eight days’ time (Wednesday, 2nd March).

That´s good news and if Colo is fit he will stay as captain, but like a number of other Newcastle players the captain has to get a grip on things away from home and start producing the form they show at St. James’ Park.

It also means that Jonjo Shelvey who did well in captaining the side on Saturday as Colo was rested, may not get a chance to captain the side at Stoke City after all.

Newcastle must start picking up some points on the road starting at Stoke,  if we are to avoid relegation to the Championship.

Comments welcome.


95 comments so far

  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 5:37 PM

    Comment #1

    Is this really good news?

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 5:39 PM

    Comment #2

    I thought the great thing about having Mikey as owner, apart from saving us from doing a Leeds, is that we don’t sign aging players looking for a last payday, despite giving the biggest waste of space in aging players Collocini a new deal.

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  • Hail Wor Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 5:42 PM

    Comment #3

    JfA with your face like a volcanic island.

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 5:43 PM

    Comment #4

    Dime bar,
    If Mbemba was fit I’d say it was good news, not sure though.

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 5:44 PM

    Comment #5

    Are you another vpn troll HWA?

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  • Ian Toon

    Feb 23, 2016 at 5:44 PM

    Comment #6

    Needs must when the devil drives.

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  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 5:44 PM

    Comment #7

    Jail For Ashley if Mbemba was fit I wouldn’t play coloccini

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 5:52 PM

    Comment #8

    Dime bar,
    Me either, it’s possibly one of our biggest failings giving him a new deal. He has been a constant in an ever changing defence that has consistently coceded haftuls of goals. But then again Peter Beardsley is in charge of youth development???

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  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 5:56 PM

    Comment #9

    Jail For Ashley why Coloccini was ever given a new contract I’ll never know. Beardsley has ruined the Under 21’s look where they are, bottom 3 of the second division!

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  • bettyswallocks

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:05 PM

    Comment #10

    Belfast required. Some dodgy stuff starting to appear!

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:06 PM

    Comment #11

    Dime bar,
    New poster or new name?

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  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:08 PM

    Comment #12

    Jail For Ashley I’m a new poster only been on here since the weekend

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  • Graeme

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:14 PM

    Comment #13

    Poor Collo must be gutted, thats his mid-season Jolly to Argentina up the chute, but, Shock, Horror – He may even have to play in a Derby game.
    Life can be so cruel!!!

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  • TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:15 PM

    Comment #14

    Wrong defender!!! we need mbmembma mback.

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  • bettyswallocks

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:16 PM

    Comment #15

    Background checks will be required Dime.

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  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:17 PM

    Comment #16

    Bettyswallocks background checks?

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:17 PM

    Comment #17

    Dime bar,
    Surely after Beardsley relegated them that was enough to get a proven youth coach in but Beardsley has said publicly how great Mike is and that a company like wonga are so kind for letting us have the stadium name back. It seems like success isn’t a qualification for Mike at SJP, I wonder if a loyal employee would be allowed to run SD in to the ground.

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:18 PM

    Comment #18

    Dime bar,
    Welcome to the blog.

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:19 PM

    Comment #19

    Dime bar,
    Loads of issues with trolling lately.

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  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:20 PM

    Comment #20

    Jail For Ashley you would think so but like you said he is Mike’s puppet to be honest, the whole club needs a shake up from top to bottom

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:21 PM

    Comment #21

    Graeme,
    After his last showing, I think we’d more likely grab three points with him bouncing on the steps in San Lorenzo.

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  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:21 PM

    Comment #22

    Jail For Ashley I understand this from some of the messages on here and thank you for the welcome 🙂

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  • WWSBRD

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:30 PM

    Comment #23

    Colos deal was done over McClarens head I’ve heard he went in and said he wanted an international experienced CB so the club gave Colo a new deal instead of bringing in a new player

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  • Tsunki

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:30 PM

    Comment #24

    I shouldn’t be suspicious and Dime Bar seems such a likeable chap, but just appearing over the weekend and having Hail turn up with his wonderful vpn / proxy serving antics just makes me look at this blog a little more dimly of late.

    Sorry Dime, no offence if you are kosher, but trolls are the athletes foot of this blog.

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  • WWSBRD

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:33 PM

    Comment #25

    JfA
    I know what u mean but I still love Pedro certainly needs help but if our first team are laughably underfunded can u imagine the quality that is available to Pedro

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  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:34 PM

    Comment #26

    Tsunki I can understand your suspicion. I came across this site at the weekend and thought it would be nice to join in the conversations.

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  • Tsunki

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:36 PM

    Comment #27

    Taco – things haven’t been the same since Mwillo left. He’ll probably be playing against us next year as Mwell.

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  • Tsunki

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:36 PM

    Comment #28

    Dime Bar your timing sucks I’ll give you that : D

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  • Tsunki

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:37 PM

    Comment #29

    😀

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  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:38 PM

    Comment #30

    Tsunki I hadn’t realised there had been trouble until I saw some people’s messages

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  • WWSBRD

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:39 PM

    Comment #31

    Dime
    Tbf if ur not straight as an arrow Belfast Holmes will be on ur case haha welcome to the box of badgers that is this blog

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  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:40 PM

    Comment #32

    WWSBRD thank you 🙂

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  • Jib

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:44 PM

    Comment #33

    It’s actually Sherlock Strabane
    😎

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:48 PM

    Comment #34

    WW…,
    One of my all time favourite players but really dislike the way he sticks up for a thoroughly rotten regime. He knew fine well what the policy was on cups yet still publicly defended him

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  • welshgeordie9

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:54 PM

    Comment #35

    How is this good news, Colo should be called captain slow not James May.

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  • bettyswallocks

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:58 PM

    Comment #36

    Dime…… Excuse the suspicion and cynicism but as Tsunki points out there is a timing issue. You will also incur the wrath of Reverend Ibizatoon if you step out of line. He will reprimand you in no uncertain terms .

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  • Jib

    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:59 PM

    Comment #37

    Belfasts favourite song

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGkBxb_HqFE

    Be afraid – be very afraid

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  • Dime Bar

    Feb 23, 2016 at 7:00 PM

    Comment #38

    bettyswallocks like I said to Tsunki I can completely understand the suspicion. I am not here to disrupt the site in any way I have come to discuss Newcastle with other fans.

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  • WWSBRD

    Feb 23, 2016 at 7:02 PM

    Comment #40

    JfA
    He does but is it because he likes them or is insanely pro NUFC? I don’t know because he can’t be happy with how Newcastle is run, he just can’t I refuse to admit he can

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