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Entries Tagged as 'Papiss Cisse'

Chelsea Could Find It Tough Going Against Newcastle

August 24th, 2012 · 259 Comments

When 7:30 pm rolls a round tomorrow night, Newcastle will have finished their second game in less than 48 hours, and a good result at Chelsea would be simply great, and Newcastle could have used as many as 25 players in those two games, which has put pressure on the still thin Newcastle squad early in the season. Demba Ba – could be danger man tomorrow for […]

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Tags: Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Ben Arfa Was The Bright Spark – Another Tremendous Buy

August 20th, 2012 · 15 Comments

It was surprising that Ben Arfa even played on Saturday, since Alan Pardew had said he was injured – it was a white lie which is defined as an often trivial, diplomatic or well-intentioned untruth.But a sold out full house of over 52,300 fans at St. James’ Park on Saturday were treated to a sublime performance of […]

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Tags: Demba Ba · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Transfer News and Rumours

Pardew Two Game Ban Should Be Maximum Punishment?

August 20th, 2012 · 31 Comments

Referee Mike Atkinson will submit his report to the FA today, and what he says about the Alan Pardew incident, when the Newcastle manager shoved the referee’s assistant Stuart Burt in the second half, will help decide the punishment Alan will receive,  but surely a two  match touchline ban is the very most he will receive  - if that. Alan Pardew pushes Stuart […]

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Tags: Coaching · Demba Ba · Discipline · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Pardew Wants One More Player – Debuchy Still Possible

August 17th, 2012 · 17 Comments

Alan Pardew looked confident as usual in his press conference for the upcoming Tottenham game yesterday, and he was obviously excited by the fantastic first week ahead with a home game against  Tottenham, the Europa League game in Athens, and then Chelsea at Stamford Bridge a week come Saturday,  and Alan said he was really looking forward to it – as no […]

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Tags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Transfer News and Rumours · Yohan Cabaye

Surprise, Surprise – Papiss Cisse Shirt Selling Like Hot Cakes

August 16th, 2012 · 64 Comments

News today on the Newcastle web-site that Papiss Cisse’s name (shirt) has been the most popular one with Newcastle fans,  who have been purchasing the nice looking new home shirt, since they were put on sale last week. Papiss Cisse – in his new Newcastle strip

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Tags: Demba Ba · Hatem Ben Arfa · Papiss Cisse · Perchinho · Strips · Yohan Cabaye

Injury Update – Ben Arfa Out – Cabaye, Ba, Cisse, Tiote Doubtful

August 13th, 2012 · 348 Comments

It’s not what we wanted to hear but Newcastle now have several more players injured, which we have found out after the 4-1 mauling at Cardiff on Saturday, with Ben Arfa definitely out and injury concerns with Demba Ba, Papiss Cisse and Cheick Tiote, and Yohan Cabaye is struggling to be match-fit for Tottenham. The expression – it never rains but it […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Demba Ba · Hatem Ben Arfa · Injuries · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Yohan Cabaye

Top Newcastle Stars Upset At Inability To Fortify Squad

August 13th, 2012 · 48 Comments

There’s a little bit of disturbing news in the Evening Chronicle today, that some of Newcastle top players, including Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse,  have asked the Newcastle hierarchy why the  first team squad has not yet been strengthened this summer. Cabaye and Debuchy with French squad in the summer

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Tags: Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target · Yohan Cabaye

Surprise Newcastle Call-Ups For August Internationals

August 1st, 2012 · 23 Comments

There are a number of Newcastle players named in International squads for the upcoming friendly games in August, and there are a couple of surprises- Fab Coloccini has finally been called up again by Argentina, and Ben Arfa has been named in Didier Deschamps’ first French squad. Fabricio Coloccini – Argentine call up

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Demba Ba · Fabricio Coloccini · Hatem Ben Arfa · International News · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Pardew – We Already Have Quality – Squad Needs Topping Up

August 1st, 2012 · 22 Comments

Now we have Demba Ba on board for the season, we certainly feel a little better with two great strikers up front for Newcastle in Cisse and Ba, and now we need at least three top senior players brought in this month to round out the squad, and the goal has to be to qualify for the Champions League, which […]

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Tags: Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

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