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Entries Tagged as 'Friendlies'

The Coverage Of This Was Ridiculous Yesterday

January 28th, 2016 · 18 Comments

We saw headlines in all of the major national newspapers yesterday that Sunderland had beaten Newcastle in a closed-door friendly game yesterday 6-0. The game was arranged principally to give some of the players on both sides who were returning from injury or who hadn’t played in  a while – some match practice. Steven Taylor – had […]

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This Could Be A Really Bad Idea

January 27th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Steve McClaren has arranged with Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce a behind the scenes “friendly” game at the Stadium of Light to keep the lads match fit,  with this weekend being the 4th round of the FA Cup and both clubs have already been eliminated. And the idea seems to have gone over like a lead […]

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Newcastle Player Criticised While On International Duty

November 14th, 2015 · 3 Comments

It seems our boy Aleksandar Mitrovic is taking some criticism while he is on duty for Serbia during this International break. Serbia played the Czech Republic last night and they lost 4-1 in Ostrava and the performance was not good. Aleksandar Mitrovic in Serbian colors

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Serbia 1 France 2 – Video Goal Highlights

September 7th, 2015 · 66 Comments

Moussa Sissoko came on almost on the 90 minute mark tonight in France’s good 2-1 win against Serbia in Belgrade. Aleksandar Mitrovic scored just before half time to make the score 2-1 after two excellent Blaise Matuidi goals, and there was no further score in the second half. Here are the goal highlights.

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Serbia’s Mitrovic Scores In 2-1 Defeat By France

September 7th, 2015 · 1 Comment

France had their second win in a row tonight when they beat Serbia 2-1 in Belgrade, after going two goals up before Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic pulled one back for the home side just before half time in this friendly. France manager Didier Deschamps made six changes to the side that beat Portugal 1-0 on Friday […]

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