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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

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

Ben Arfa Fit For Benfica Game – Colo Back For West Brom

April 10th, 2013 · 79 Comments

After the disappointing news today that Steven Taylor is likely to miss the game tomorrow night against Benfica, after picking up another injury in training, Alan Pardew had some good news,  that French International Hatem Ben Arfa is available for the game. Ben Arfa – last time he played in Moscow against Anzhi

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Fabricio Coloccini · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Premier League

Steven Taylor Injured In Training – Doubtful For Benfica Game

April 10th, 2013 · 33 Comments

Some really bad news today that Steven Taylor has suffered a knee injury in training this morning, and is now doubtful for the massive game with Benfica tomorrow night. Steven Taylor – injured this morning in training

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Injuries · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor

60% Of Fans Think Newcastle Will Progress Against Benfica

April 10th, 2013 · 83 Comments

Newcastle fans can be a positive lot when the team is involved in a tough game, and so it has proved in our latest poll. Newcastle fans – confident?

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