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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

Pardew – It’s Not Mission Impossible For Magpies

April 3rd, 2013 · 49 Comments

It seems that the Portuguese press have written off Newcastle’s chances of beating Benfica in the quarter finals of the Europa League, and there’s no doubt that Benfica are the team in form. Alan Pardew at Estádio da Luz – Stadium of Light

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

Tim Krul To Start – Newcastle To Attack Benfica

April 3rd, 2013 · 56 Comments

Benfica are having a fantastic season and they are top pf the Portuguese League and unbeaten in their 24 games, of which they have won a massive 20, and they have won their last five league games.  scored 15 goals in their last three games and conceded one. Krul after his last game – at Metalist Karkhiv – where […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Sylvain Marveaux · Tim Krul

Mouth Watering Week Ahead – Pardew

April 3rd, 2013 · 39 Comments

Newcastle flew off to Lisbon yesterday afternoon, and they will not return until Friday, and will take advantage of the warm weather to get some good workouts completed,  in preparation for the first leg tie against Benfica tomorrow night, as well as the game against Fulham on Sunday. Tim Krul – could return tomorrow night

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Premier League · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Newcastle Capable Of Beating Any Side – Moussa Sissoko

April 3rd, 2013 · 22 Comments

You wouldn’t have believed it if you had watched Newcastle perform in that first half on Saturday – but Moussa Sissoko has come out today and said that Newcastle are capable of beating any side – and we assume if we play at our very best on the day then that could even be true. […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News

Benfica One Of The Best Sides In Europe – Pardew

April 3rd, 2013 · 19 Comments

Benfica are one of those teams that didn’t qualify for the later stages of the Champions League, but did well enough in their group to get into the Europa League  knockout rounds, much like Chelsea did, and they are now one of the best teams left in the Europa League. Alan Pardew – done homework […]

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Tags: Coaching · Europa League · European Competition

Krul And Santon In Squad – Haidara and Tiote Miss Out

April 2nd, 2013 · 37 Comments

Fit again Tim Krul and Davide Santon are in the squad that jetted off to Lisbon today – but a little surprisingly, Cheick Tiote and Massadio Haidara did not make the squad. Cheick Tiote – didn’t make the trip

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Premier League