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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

Williamson, Bigirimana And Haidara Start Against Benfica

April 11th, 2013 · 672 Comments

We are just learning the starting eleven for Newcastle and it looks like Mike Williamson will indeed start alongside Yanga-Mbiwa at the back,  to give the Newcastle defense some height to combat the threat of Oscar Cordozo.

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Match Preview · Newcastle News

Newcastle vs Benfica – Match Preview

April 11th, 2013 · 132 Comments

It’s all or nothing tonight at St. James’ Park, when Newcastle will try to overcome a two goal deficit (1-3) in the second leg of the quarter final against top Portuguese side Benfica.

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Match Preview · Newcastle News

Pardew Banking On Geordie Crowd – They’ve Been Brilliant

April 11th, 2013 · 27 Comments

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has talked about the passion that is St. James’ Park, and he is hoping that the crowd will be a big factor in allowing Newcastle to somehow get through this quarter final against Benfica, after being 3-1 down from the first game in Lisbon last Thursday. Cisse and Pardew after sensational […]

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Tags: Coaching · Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News

We Have Great Belief – We Can Beat Anybody At Home

April 11th, 2013 · 47 Comments

Even though we play Sunderland in an early kick-off game on Sunday, Alan Pardew will play his strongest side tonight against Benfica, in a valiant attempt to get through to the final four of the Europa League. Ben Arfa – will play some part tonight

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Tags: Coaching · Europa League · European Competition

Pardew – I Could Be In Tears If We Make It Through

April 10th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Alan Pardew is hoping his Newcastle side and the Newcastle crowd take hope from what happened in Dortmund last night, when Borussia Dortmund were going out of the Champions League,  2-1 down to Malaga, but amazingly they scored two goals in a minute in stoppage time to pull off the impossible – even though their […]

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Tags: Coaching · Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News