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Entries Tagged as 'Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa'

Video – Lionel Messi Headbutts Yanga-Mbiwa – Was He Sent Off?

August 6th, 2015 · 44 Comments

This is not good by the world’s best player Lionel Messi as he goes up to – of all people – former center-back Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – and head butts him and then grabs hold of the Frenchman’s neck. Remember what happened when Alan Pardew slightly head-butted David Meyler at Hull – he has the book […]

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Tags: Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News · Other News · Video

Why Davide Santon Will Not Be Recalled

February 23rd, 2015 · 3 Comments

Newcastle are completely threadbare in defense at the moment, and  we have only five regular defenders fit in Tim Krul, Daryl Janmaat, Fabricio Coloccini, Mike Williamson and Massadio Haidara. Davide Santon in action against Napoli this month

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Tags: Davide Santon · Loan Moves · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Need To Sign This Kind Of Player This Summer

February 13th, 2015 · 10 Comments

While Newcastle have looked a fairly solid team in the last three games, we haven’t been threatening enough up front, and the team hasn’t created enough chances, and in the 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park on Wednesday night, we had only one shot on  target in the whole game, and Papiss Cisse scored from that with […]

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Mathieu Debuchy · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle Center-Back Now Expected To Leave The Club

January 25th, 2015 · 24 Comments

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa made his 20th appearance for Roma tonight, and Football Italia is reporting that means the Italian club must now buy him on a permanent basis from Newcastle United. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – will be signing for Roma according to reports

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Tags: Loan Moves · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Yanga-Mbiwa Could Return To Newcastle

January 13th, 2015 · 12 Comments

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa seemed to start his loan spell at Roma in great style and it looked almost certain that Roma would make the deal permanent this month – but that may not happen. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – may get second chance at Newcastle?

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Tags: Coaching · Loan Moves · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News · Premier League

Two Newcastle Players Start For France Against Albania

November 15th, 2014 · 3 Comments

France drew 1-1 with Albania in Lorient last night, and it took a goal from former Newcastle target Antoine Griezmann in the 73rd minute for the Euro 2016 hosts to get the draw. Antoine Griezmann – after scoring equalizer for France last night

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Tags: Friendlies · International News · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News