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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

Fighting Newcastle Go Down 3-1 At Benfica – Report

April 4th, 2013 · 33 Comments

Newcastle played well tonight, especially in the first half when we went 1-0 up after just 12 minutes  with a beautifully worked goal from Simpson to Sissoko to Papiss Cisse,  who put the ball in the back of the net – but a terrible second half mistake by Santon gifted Benfica their second goal after […]

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

Krul, Perch, Gutierrez And Santon All Start

April 4th, 2013 · 481 Comments

Alan Pardew has made four changes to the Newcastle starting line-up from that which started in the 4-0 defeat at Manchester City On Saturday, for tonight’s first leg of their Europa League quarter-final against Benfica at the Estadio da Luz .

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

Benfica vs Newcastle – Match Preview

April 4th, 2013 · 189 Comments

We would have been a lot more confident about tonight’s game against Benfica in Lisbon if Newcastle had played half-decent in our last game at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday – but we weren’t half-decent and in the first half we played just about as badly as we’ve played all season.

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

Portuguese Press Give Magpies No Chance – Good!

April 4th, 2013 · 82 Comments

It seems like the local Portuguese press have already written off Newcastle having any chance tonight at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon. Alan Pardew – we haven’t come here to be beaten

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

Newcastle Still Suffering From Injures – Fans Brillaint

April 4th, 2013 · 10 Comments

At the end of this season we’ll review what’s happened since last August, and come to the obvious conclusion that our campaign on the English Premier League this term was a huge disappointment. Yohan Cabaye – will lead the team out tonight

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