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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

Swansea City Play Like Barcelona

March 5th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Barcelona haven’t been doing too well lately as they lost their first leg tie 2-0 to AC Milan in the Champions League, and were beaten twice by Real Madrid last week, and apart from the first half against AC Milan they didn’t look like the Barcelona team of old. There’s no Lionel Messi on the […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League

I’m Punished Because I Already Have Lots Of Bookings – Tiote

March 5th, 2013 · 7 Comments

Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote has committed more fouls this season (41), and more yellow cards (8) than any other Newcastle player this season, but Cheick thinks he is improving on the discipline front, and he thinks it’s better than last season when he picked up 11 yellow cards. Cheick Tiote – in action at […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Discipline · Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News

Good News On Fabricio Coloccini

March 4th, 2013 · 5 Comments

It seems that goalkeeper Tim Krul could be out for up to five weeks with his injured ankle, but it’s not going to be that long for captain Fabricio Coloccini, with his injured back, and he could even be back for the home game at against Stoke next Sunday afternoon. Newcastle captain Fab Coloccini with Alan Pardew

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

Premier League Survival Still Not Certain For Newcastle

March 4th, 2013 · 5 Comments

We must say we were a little shocked that we were beaten at Swansea on Saturday, especially after the side played so well in that second half and dominated Swansea, but we simply missed all our scoring chances. Jonas Gutierrez – in action on Saturday

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Jonas Gutierrez · Premier League

Pardew – We Can Do Well In Europe – We Have Great Players

March 3rd, 2013 · 10 Comments

While most of us are commiserating over losing yet another league game on the road yesterday at Swansea, admittedly  one we gave ourselves every chance of winning in that second half, where we looked a very good side – apart from our poor finishing – Alan Pardew seems upbeat about our European tie against FC […]

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

Cabaye – Fantastic To Be Captain – But I Lost

March 3rd, 2013 · 10 Comments

Yohan Cabaye captained Newcastle United for the first time yesterday in South Wales, and if Fabricio Coloccini leaves the club in the summer to return to his family in Argentina,  then it’s odds on that the French International will become the next captain of Newcastle. Yohan Cabaye – I lost the first game as Newcastle […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League · Yohan Cabaye

Pardew Driving Newcastle Towards A Winning Focus

March 2nd, 2013 · 12 Comments

After the five new French players arrived in January Alan Pardew told them before the away game at Aston Villa that through the end of the season we need to be a top four side – that is – the points we get over the last 15 games of our season should put us in […]

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

Great Chance To Wipe Out Season’s Disappointments

March 1st, 2013 · 18 Comments

Newcastle have at least 13 games still to play this season, 11 league games where hopefully we can pick up as many wins as possible, and we have at least a two-legged tie against Russian side FC Anzhi Makhachkala and at least another two games in Europe if we can make it through that tie. […]

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

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