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Entries Tagged as 'Papiss Cisse'

Newcastle To Lose Three Players For AFCON Finals

November 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Senegal beat Botswana at home tonight 3-0 in the African Cup of Nations qualifying game, and Papiss Cisse scored Senegal’s second goal after 25 minutes, and they finish one point behind Group G winners Tunisia who beat Egypt 2-1 at home.

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Mehdi Abeid · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

It’s All Change For The African Cup Of Nations

November 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

There was news a few weeks ago that because of the Ebola outbreak – this may happen, and now with the African Cup of Nations just two months away from starting – news that Morocco will not be the host.

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · International News · Mehdi Abeid · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Tiote Pulls Out Of Internationals, Cisse Still Bothered By Screws

November 7th, 2014 · 14 Comments

The calf injury that Newcastle central midfielder Cheick Tiote picked up while warming up for the Leicester City game is worse than first thought and at his press conference today Alan Pardew gave an update on the injury. Cheick Tiote in action at Stoke City

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Injuries · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Premier League

Two Top Players Doubtful For Sunday

November 7th, 2014 · 61 Comments

Alan Pardew has just given his press conference for the West Brom game,. and it looks as if Cheick Tiote will not play in that game on Sunday, so Mehdi Abeid will continue in the side, and Papiss Cisse is still doubtful because of that knee injury of his. Cheick Tiote – will not play […]

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

This Could Be Newcastle’s Best Team For West Brom

November 7th, 2014 · 6 Comments

We have to assume that both Papiss Cisse and Cheick Tiote will be available to play for Newcastle at West Brom on Sunday, because they will then both be off to play in the African Cup of Nations for their countries, and Cheick in particular hasn’t played for us for weeks. Mehdi Abeid – could keep […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Match Preview · Mehdi Abeid · Papiss Cisse · Premier League