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Entries Tagged as 'Olympics'

More Good News – Cisse Not In Senegal Olympic Squad

July 7th, 2012 · 183 Comments

The good news today is that Senegal have left both Newcastle strikers, Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba, out of  their Olympic squad. Papiss Cisse – not in Senegal Olympic squad

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Newcastle Trying To Block Cisse’s Involvement At Olympics

July 3rd, 2012 · 36 Comments

News today in the Newcastle Journal that Newcastle have blocked Papiss Cisse from playing in the London Olympics, after it became news that he would be one of the three Senegal players selected, who were over the age of 23.

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Cisse Will Miss Pre-Season – Part Of Senegal Olympic Team

June 30th, 2012 · 16 Comments

It’s not good news that’s coming through for Newcastle fans,  that Senegal will include Newcastle’s top striker Papiss Cisse, in their squad for the Olympics in London in July. Papiss Cisse – number 15 – in action for Senegal earlier this summer

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Newcastle Strikers Could Play In Olympic Games

May 28th, 2012 · 9 Comments

26-year-old Papiss Cisse captained Senegal to a 1-0  win against Morocco on Friday night,  in a friendly game at the Marrakesh Stadium in Morocco. Papiss Cisse on right, with Senegal’s team last Friday

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Tags: Demba Ba · Euro 2012 · Newcastle News · Olympics · Papiss Cisse

Newcastle’s Steven Taylor In Provisional GB Olympic Squad

May 26th, 2012 · 14 Comments

News today that Steven Taylor has been included in the provisional Great Britain squad for the London Olympics this summer. Steven Taylor in GB provisional squad

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Tags: International News · Newcastle News · Olympics · Steven Taylor