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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

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 Рlast 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

Keeping A Clean Sheet Will Be Massive

April 10th, 2013 · 10 Comments

Tomorrow night will be the biggest European night for Newcastle since we were last in the quarter finals of the Europa League, back on April 7th, 2005 when Graeme Souness was manager and we beat Sporting Lisbon 1-0 at home, with a goal from – who else – Alan Shearer – but we lost the […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Tim Krul

Benfica’s Long Unbeaten Run Can Come To An End

April 10th, 2013 · 21 Comments

Benfica arrived at Newcastle airport today, having won their last 12 games in a row, and they are unbeaten in their last 31 games, so what does that tell you – it says Newcastle can win the game tomorrow night at St. James’ Park. Papiss Cisse scoring on Sunday in stoppage time

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Papiss Cisse