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Entries Tagged as 'Demba Ba'

Ivory Coast Ahead 2-0 When Game Abandoned – Fires In Stands

October 13th, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Ivory Coast were ahead 2-0 with just 14 minutes to go in the playoff game in Dakar tonight, when Senegal fans started to flood out of the stadium, and small fires were started in the stands and play was held up – but it seems there is no way this game will get underway […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Here’s Hoping The Ivory Coast Can Get Through

October 13th, 2012 · 51 Comments

Alan Pardew was quite right in not saying which country he preferred to win the two-legged play-off  tie this afternoon between Senegal and the Ivory Coast, which has just got underway. Cheick Tiote – Ivory Coast’s top midfielder

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Newcastle Top Striker – Anything Is Possible

October 13th, 2012 · 3 Comments

It’s a daunting task for Senegal to overcome the 4-2 deficit to the Ivory Coast, in their play-off for a place in the African Cup of Nations in South Africa in January, but the Senegal captain and Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse, says it’s still possible for Senegal to make it through. Papiss Cisse – anything […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Three Newcastle Players Nominated For Major Award

October 12th, 2012 · 287 Comments

Good news today is that three Newcastle United players have been nominated for the 2012 African Footballer of the Year award, however the bad news is that another 31 players have also been nominated – nothing like narrowing down the choice is there? Yaya Toure – won 2011 African Player of the Year

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Significant Magpie Interest in AFCON Qualifier On Saturday

October 12th, 2012 · 9 Comments

Newcastle United will either lose Cheick Tiote to the African Cup of Nations in South Africa in January, or our two strikers Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba, as the second leg of the play-off takes place on Saturday in the Senegal capital of Dakur. Cheick Tiote – in Ivory Coast colors

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Alex Ferguson – Ben Arfa Is An Excellent Player

October 7th, 2012 · 24 Comments

Alex Ferguson has been talking about some of Newcastle’s top players who will play in the game this afternoon at St. James’ Park – which will be packed full – and he thinks Ben Arfa is an excellent player,  and he thinks Papiss Cisse has scored some fantastic goals since he joined Newcastle from SC Freiburg in […]

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Tags: Demba Ba · Hatem Ben Arfa · Jak Alnwick · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Rob Elliot · Steve Harper

Shola Ameobi Maturing Like Good Wine – Bordeaux Wine

October 6th, 2012 · 30 Comments

Newcastle could be facing Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie tomorrow afternoon, and those are the strikers Alex Ferguson is likely to select for the game at St. James’ Park, and of course in the same fixture last season we tore the Red Devils apart 3-0, and both Demba Ba and Shola Ameobi had good […]

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Tags: Coaching · Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Shola Ameobi

Demba Ba Explains That Accidental Hand-Ball – Video

October 1st, 2012 · 10 Comments

Here is Demba Ba explaining that second goal against Reading on Saturday, and admitting the ball hit his hand and went in. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehogBx3fHos Demba seems such a straight forward and good guy, it would be terrible if we lose this player in January. Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook and +1 us on […]

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Tags: Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Video

Reports Newcastle Striker Set To Leave Newcastle In January

September 30th, 2012 · 37 Comments

We don’t know if these reports are true, and it’s easy to make this story up again, and after all it is a Sunday – but there are reports today that Newcastle will not match Demba Ba’s wage demands, and he could leave Newcastle United, as early as January. Demba Ba – after scoring Newcastle’s […]

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Tags: Contracts · Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

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