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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

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

Benfica Are So Good They Could Be 10th In Premier League

April 4th, 2013 · 18 Comments

For the first time in a long time, the Premier League is ranked second to Spain in European football leagues, and it’s all based on a European Coefficient – and as of early April, Spain’s coefficient is 87.311 compared to the Premier League’s 81.106 with Germany 3rd on 77.328 Alan Pardew – political gaffe?

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

New Father Likely To Play Tonight For Magpies

April 4th, 2013 · 18 Comments

Ameobi’s wife went into labor last week, and Sola was withdrawn from the squad to travel to Manchester City, but now Shola is a new father and was there to see his child Noah born. Shola Ameobi – likely to play tonight

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Tags: Alan Shearer · Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Shola Ameobi