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Entries Tagged as 'African Cup Of Nations'

Newcastle Could Have De Jong Starting At Palace

February 10th, 2015 · 18 Comments

Siem de Jong could return to the match-day 18 for the game against Crystal Palace tonight and it’s likely he could start on the bench, although John Carver could surprise us all with starting Siem in the number 10 position. Siem de Jong – it will be great to have him back in the side

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Coaching · Poll · Premier League · Siem de Jong

Newcastle Star Returns Victorious But Injured

February 10th, 2015 · 13 Comments

The Ivory Coast drew with Ghana 0-0 after extra time in the African Cup of Nations final on Sunday, and eventually won 9-8 on penalties after extra time. And that was the first time the Ivory Coast have won the tournament since back in 1992, when they beat Senegal 11-10 on penalties – again after […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Injuries · Newcastle News

John Carver Gives Injury Update

February 7th, 2015 · 19 Comments

John Carver is a very down to earth guy, and it’s obvious he’s just completely focused on his current job at Newcastle, in his capacity as the head coach of the squad through the end of the season. Siem de Jong – tomorrow is too early for him

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League · Rolando Aarons

Ivory Coast Reach AFCON Final

February 4th, 2015 · 47 Comments

The Ivory Coast reached the final of the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) as they beat DR Congo tonight in Estadio de Bata, Bata by three goals to one with goals coming from Yaya Toure, Gervinho and Kanon. Cheick Tiote didn’t play tonight

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

Ivory Coast Reach Last Four – But Cheick Tiote Missing

February 2nd, 2015 · 16 Comments

In the two quarter-final games played last night in the African Cup of Nations, the Ivory Coast beat Algeria 3-1 and Ghana beat Guinea 3-0, and they join DR Congo and host nation Equatorial Guinea in the  semi-finals of the competition. Cheick Tiote – hasn’t played in last two games

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Contracts · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Star To Be Involved At Hull City

January 30th, 2015 · 4 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

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