Anita, Atsu, Diame And Gayle Start Against Fulham


Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has just named his side for the tough game against Fulham this afternoon at St. James’ Park.

Fulham beat us 1-0 away in the first game this season and this is Rafa’s one year anniversary at Newcastle so it would be extra special if we can win this game.


So Atsu gets a start on the wing and finally Dwight Gayle starts again after last starting at home to Aston Villa – so we have a number of goalscorers in the side with Mo Diame back too.

That’s a strong starting line-up against Fulham.

Both Murphy and Mitrovic are on the bench and maybe Aleksandar will get a run-out in the second half today?

This is what Rafa has said about Fulham leading up to this game:

“Fulham are an attacking team. “It will be a challenge because they are an attacking team who create chances.”

“Their offensive stats are great but they concede goals. It will be an open game. Good for the fans.”

“We are so good away it seems we aren’t good at home.”

“We have a good home record. It could be better – it must be better.” “But it is not easy when teams come to defend.”

About four in five fans think we will win this game so it will be a huge disappointment if we cannot get all 3 points.

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Howay The Lads!!



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427 comments so far

  • firebug666

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:08 PM

    Comment #1

    Miles Starforth? @milesstarforth 42s43 seconds ago
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    Newcastle subs: Elliot, Hanley, Perez, Gouffran, Gamez, Murphy, Mitrovic. #nufc

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  • catchy in norway

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:11 PM

    Comment #2
  • chicousa

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:15 PM

    Comment #3

    Finally back to winning ways in the bingo! Bobbybee had same lineup, so congratulations mate! Now just hope we got the score right: 3 – 1 Toon! HWTL!!!

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  • TudorCrisps

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:16 PM

    Comment #4

    Any links lads nd lasses a feel confident today 4-0

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  • Ron Knee

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:17 PM

    Comment #5

    chicousa

    Amen to that!

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  • MAUTITOON

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:17 PM

    Comment #6

    come on the troop.

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  • AncientC

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:17 PM

    Comment #7

    Kalas playing for Fulham, another player we should be looking at as well as Cairney.

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  • Jib

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:22 PM

    Comment #8

    Oh dear Ando the whingeing whiner is back !

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  • chicousa

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:25 PM

    Comment #9

    Ron,
    With both Murph and Mitro on the bench maybe we will finally get a chance to see one of them playing along side Gayle in second half?!!

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  • Dennis Twice

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:26 PM

    Comment #10

    Attack Toon attack, attack!

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  • Ron Knee

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:29 PM

    Comment #11

    chico

    That would probably mean we were losing, though!

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:47 PM

    Comment #12

    Well done to any bingo winners, I’ll check tomorrow

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  • Bobbybee

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:54 PM

    Comment #13

    Sat in my seat, raring to go. Fulham brought about 1500 up and we’ve sold the rest for them. Aren’t we nice. 🙂 Chicousa, both winners mate, well done marra. Now just need the 3-1 and it’s all smiles. Any win will do like. Herd of cows seated to the right of me. Don’t ask lmao.

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  • chicousa

    Mar 11, 2017 at 2:59 PM

    Comment #14

    Cheers Bobby! Enjoy the match!

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  • Munster Mag

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:00 PM

    Comment #15

    Good attacking team

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  • RUNAWAY777

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:03 PM

    Comment #16

    how is it there stream for preston but not who are top anywhere 3..1 toon

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  • toonincheek

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:04 PM

    Comment #17

    Hoping for a video link.

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  • martoon

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:05 PM

    Comment #18

    I couldn’t decide between Atsu and Gouf – went for the wrong one 🙁

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  • Munster Mag

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:07 PM

    Comment #19

    Jail . all I said was that Rafa wasn’t Phenomenal!! Is that OK??

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  • catchy in norway

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:07 PM

    Comment #20

    I prefer atsu on the left and richie on the right

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  • RUNAWAY777

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:09 PM

    Comment #21

    these commentators are so boring time for 50 winks they never built it up and why did he not hit anderson has been

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  • Essex Geordie Bill

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:11 PM

    Comment #22

    What’s the matter with this commentary keeps cutting out.

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  • firebug666

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:16 PM

    Comment #23

    Essex

    Ive noticed that the stream is always great right up until the match kicks of, atrocious streaming from NUFC.

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  • Zekalea

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:16 PM

    Comment #24

    So im guessing there are no streams then???

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  • firebug666

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:16 PM

    Comment #25

    0-1 fulham

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  • mindshaft

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:17 PM

    Comment #26

    We are allowing teams way too much of the ball especially at home

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  • MAUTITOON

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:17 PM

    Comment #27

    deservedly so

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  • AncientC

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:17 PM

    Comment #28

    73% possession for Fulham so far.

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  • JamesToon

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:18 PM

    Comment #29

    WAKE UP LADS

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  • Hail Wor Ashley

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:18 PM

    Comment #30

    Eh bollocks. Home jitters continue.

    Come on lads don’t f*** this up.

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  • WorJordi

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:18 PM

    Comment #31

    3-1 to us is looking good then
    HWTT

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  • Essex Geordie Bill

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:18 PM

    Comment #32

    Bloody ell, need to get our fingers out.

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  • Corv

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:18 PM

    Comment #33

    Are we really top of the league playing like this at home!

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  • catchy in norway

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:18 PM

    Comment #34

    3 matches in a row now we are just giving up possession,

    less than 30%, shocking

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  • mindshaft

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:19 PM

    Comment #35

    Stats are showing 72% possession for Fulham !
    We’re at home for gods sake

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  • Toon Tang

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:19 PM

    Comment #36

    Just a typical toon home performance so far.

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  • RUNAWAY777

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:19 PM

    Comment #37

    just knew he would score for f…k sake if they get another we will not come back today

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  • MAUTITOON

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:20 PM

    Comment #38

    the rafalution is on

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  • BenArfa the magician

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:20 PM

    Comment #39

    Come on boys, Fulham are up there as 1 of if not the most attractive attacking style in the league will be a struggle now.

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  • MAUTITOON

    Mar 11, 2017 at 3:20 PM

    Comment #40

    come on

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