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Entries Tagged as 'African Cup Of Nations'

Newcastle Minimally Affected By African Cup Of Nations

September 7th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Newcastle have more strength in depth this season than we have had for many years so when the African Cup of Nations comes up in January in Gabon we should be able to cope quite well. And while we will lose some of our best players for up to six weeks, Newcastle have good cover in all […]

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Tags: Achraf Lazaar · African Cup Of Nations · Chancel Mbemba · Christian Atsu · International News · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News

Newcastle Linked With Yet Another International Winger

July 31st, 2015 · 18 Comments

It’s very difficult in transfer windows to know what’s true that’s reported and what’s simply made up. There has been news for a couple of months that Newcastle may be interested in Hull City winger Ahmed Elmohamady, who played at Sunderland with Steve Bruce and seemed to follow him to Hull City – he has […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Fans Want To Keep This Experienced Midfielder

July 29th, 2015 · 23 Comments

We thought that Cheick Tiote was almost certain to be sold this summer, after having a season interrupted by injury and not playing for us for the second half of the season at all. That was after he had picked up a knee injury at the African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea in early […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Contracts · Newcastle News · Poll · Pre-season · Premier League

Newcastle Linked With Free Agent Winger

June 26th, 2015 · 22 Comments

Newcastle have been linked with Bakary Sako since April of this year, and there’s news we may be about to make a move for the Paris-born Wolves winger, who has played 14 times for Mali with 6 goals, and played 10 times for the France U21 side with two goals. The 27-year-old was closely linked […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Papiss Cisse Turns Down Senegal

March 15th, 2015 · 46 Comments

Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse has told the new Senegal coach Aliou Cisse,  that he is not fit to play during an International break later this month. Papiss Cisse after scoring against Aston Villa

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

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