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Entries Tagged as 'African Cup Of Nations'

Newcastle Star To Be Involved At Hull City

January 30th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Papiss Cisse should be arriving back in England today from Equatorial Guinea, and the 29 year-old will go straight to Newcastle’s hotel, where he will link up with the Newcastle squad with the important game against Hull City tomorrow. Papiss Cisse – in Senegal colors

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Gabriel Obertan · Mehdi Abeid · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Poll · Premier League

Senegal Eliminated – Newcastle Striker On Way Home

January 27th, 2015 · 43 Comments

Algeria beat Senegal 2-0 tonight to qualify from Group C for the knockout rounds of the African Cup of Nations,  and with one win, one draw and one defeat, Senegal finish in 3rd place. Papiss Cisse in Senegal colors

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Other News · Papiss Cisse · Premier League

Newcastle Star – I’m Glad To Be Back On The Pitch

January 23rd, 2015 · 1 Comment

Siem de Jong cost Newcastle £6M from Ajax over the summer, but he was injured in training in early September when he tore his thigh muscle, and he’s been out ever since, and he may be out until late next month, as he says he needs to play a few games for the U21 side […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Coaching · Fitness · Injuries · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Siem de Jong

Good News – Six Players Expected Back For Chelsea Game

January 6th, 2015 · 95 Comments

There’s some good news today that Tim Krul started training yesterday and it looks like he will be fit – all being well – to start the game at Chelsea next Saturday, and number two goalkeeper Rob Elliot will resume training next Monday. Tim Krul – expected to be back for game at Chelsea

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Injuries · Jak Alnwick · Newcastle News · Tim Krul

Mehdi Abeid Withdrawn From African Cup Of Nations

January 4th, 2015 · 67 Comments

Good news for Newcastle today, although at the same time it’s bad news for Algeria, as Mehdi Abeid has been withdrawn from the Algerian squad to play in the African Cup of Nations because of his broken toe. Mehdi Abeid in action at Burnley after he had broken his toe

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Injuries · Mehdi Abeid · Newcastle News

Newcastle Can Cope – We Have Great Players On The Bench

December 29th, 2014 · 33 Comments

It was a gutsy performance from Newcastle United yesterday, in breaking the four game losing streak – and that’s especially true after we went 1-0 down after only five minutes of the game at St. James’ Park. Fabricio Coloccini in action yesterday

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · African Cup Of Nations · Ayoze Perez · Coaching · Emmanuel Riviere · FA Cup · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Premier League

Injury Woes, Poor Management Lead To Players Being Out

December 24th, 2014 · 12 Comments

More injury woes for Newcastle today, as it looks like central midfielder Mehdi Abeid will not be back playing for Newcastle until some time in February, after he has played in the African Cup of Nations for Algeria starting next month. Mehdi Abeid – why did he play at Burnley?

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Injuries · Mehdi Abeid · Newcastle News · Premier League

Lack Of Goalscorers Hurting Newcastle – We Need This Striker

December 21st, 2014 · 117 Comments

Sunderland were the better side in the first half this afternoon, and they missed a couple of good chances when Fletcher hit the cross-bar and Connor Whickham somehow headed wide from one yard out – but as usual this season – Newcastle were much better in the second half. Two young Newcastle fans before the […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Newcastle News · Premier League · Press Conference

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