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Entries Tagged as 'African Cup Of Nations'

Injuries And Lack Of Cover Could Hurt Magpies Season

December 17th, 2014 · 76 Comments

Newcastle went down to their second defeat in a row at Tottenham tonight,  and we weren’t really in the game after a calamitous error by young Jak Alnwick gifted Spurs their first goal after 17 minutes A very sad-looking Jak Alnwick at the end of the game

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League · Training Ground

The Players Believe In Him And He Believes In His Players

December 13th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Papiss Cisse has praised his manager Alan Pardew today for winning the Premier League Manager of the Month award for November, and it’s obvious when Cisse is on the field that he believes in the Newcastle manager. Papiss Cisse after scoring against Hull goes over to Alan Pardew

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Coaching · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Premier League

Newcastle To Lose Three Players For AFCON Finals

November 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Senegal beat Botswana at home tonight 3-0 in the African Cup of Nations qualifying game, and Papiss Cisse scored Senegal’s second goal after 25 minutes, and they finish one point behind Group G winners Tunisia who beat Egypt 2-1 at home.

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Mehdi Abeid · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

It Could Have Been A Lot Worse For Mehdi Abeid

November 16th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Mehdi Abeid has taken to his Facebook account and said he thinks he will be out for two weeks with what is a broken toe, but well have to wait until the Newcastle medics take a look to see how bad it is. A solemn Mehdi Abeid after breaking his toe

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

Round-Up Of Internationals Affecting Newcastle Players

November 16th, 2014 · 27 Comments

In the African Cup of Nations yesterday, both Senegal and Ivory Coast won their games and both countries now look certain to qualify for the finals – now to be held in Equatorial Guinea on the west coast of Africa, and they have been selected to replace Morocco, who pulled out of hosting the tournament […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Euro 2016 · International News · Newcastle News

Bad News – Mehdi Abeid Injured – On Crutches

November 16th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Well, would you believe it – but Mehdi Abeid has been injured while training with the Algerian squad. Mehdi Abeid – now on crutches

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

The Most Important Thing Is To Play For Newcastle

November 14th, 2014 · 56 Comments

Algeria have already qualified for the African Cup of Nations tournament, but exactly where that tournament will take place starting early January is not known, after Morocco pulled out of hosting the tournament because of concerns about the Ebola outbreak. Mehdi Abeid in action against Liverpool

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

It’s All Change For The African Cup Of Nations

November 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

There was news a few weeks ago that because of the Ebola outbreak – this may happen, and now with the African Cup of Nations just two months away from starting – news that Morocco will not be the host.

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · International News · Mehdi Abeid · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

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