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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

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Ameobi’s wife went into labor last week, and Sola was withdrawn from the squad to travel to Manchester City, but now Shola is a new father and was there to see his child Noah born.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

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