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Entries Tagged as 'African Cup Of Nations'

Ivory Coast Hammered 4-1 – Cheick Tiote Involved Again

September 11th, 2014 · 12 Comments

Cameroon continued their much improved form since their disaster at the World Cup, to beat Ivory Coast 4-1 last night in their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Group D qualifier in Yaounde, and they now lead the group with 6 points from their first two games, with Ivory Coast in joint second  place with 3 points. […]

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

Surprise – Newcastle Midfielder Could Make Saints Game

September 10th, 2014 · 111 Comments

There’s  news today that Newcastle are hoping that local lad Jack Colback will be fit to face Southampton on Saturday afternoon, and that’s good news since he was supposed to be very doubtful for the game at St. Mary’s. Jack Colback – fit for Saturday’s game?

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Injuries · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

It’s Good News Bad News On Newcastle’s Injury Front

September 8th, 2014 · 13 Comments

It looks like Jack Colback – probably our best player so far this season – is doubtful for the game at Southampton on Saturday, after he came back crocked from the England training camp – and that’s always (very) frustrating for clubs – when their players get injured while on International duty. Jack Colback – […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Injuries · International News · Jack Colback · Newcastle News

Surprise – Newcastle International Plays First Game Of The Season

September 7th, 2014 · 12 Comments

We don’t always like to see this,  but Cheick Tiote played on Saturday for the Ivory Coast in their 2-1 win against Sierra Leone in the African Cup of Nations qualifying games, with the Newcastle man starting the game for his 47th cap. Cheick Tiote – in Ivory Coast colors

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · International News · Newcastle News

Swan Song – From Walker To Rio – It’s Now One Step Closer

November 16th, 2013 · 103 Comments

Shola Ameobi was included in the Nigerian squad for the home game against Ethiopia today, which was the second leg of the two game tie, after Nigeria won the first leg 2-1 in Addis Ababa last month. And the game has just finished at the U.J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar, and Nigeria won by 2-0 […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Premier League · Shola Ameobi · World Cup 2014

Is This Player Becoming Too Much Like Michael Owen?

October 13th, 2013 · 41 Comments

Shola Ameobi came back to Newcastle after playing for Nigeria in the last International break, but picked up an injury and wasn’t available for Newcastle in any of their games, but he’s back in the Nigerian squad for their next game, which is today in the first leg of their two-legged World Cup qualifying playoff against Ethiopia. […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · International News · Michael Owen · Shola Ameobi · World Cup 2014

Cheick Tiote – I Didn’t Expect To Come Straight Back In

February 11th, 2013 · 18 Comments

Cheick Tiote came on after 82 minutes last Saturday,  in the disappointing defeat against Tottenham at White Hart Lane, but he says he didn’t expect to walk straight back into the side, after being a way for some weeks at the African Cup of Nations representing the Ivory Coast. Cheick Tiote in action on Saturday […]

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Cheick Tiote Likely To Be Substitute For Newcastle At Spurs

February 5th, 2013 · 20 Comments

Newcastle will play Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, and the squad at Newcastle will be further strengthened this week with the return of Cheick Tiote, after the Ivory Coast were knocked out of the African Cup of Nations at the quarter-final stage by Nigeria. Cheick Tiote – back from South Africa

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