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Entries Tagged as 'Papiss Cisse'

The New Gaffer Has Made Everybody Happy

April 20th, 2016 · 64 Comments

Papiss Cisse believes that new manager (gaffer) Rafa Benitez has now got Newcastle playing near their best and it took a little time for Rafa to get some of his idea across to the players. But two excellent performances in the last two games got us 4 points – a win against Swansea and a draw […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Poll · Premier League · Press

Newcastle Striker Has Trained All Week – Feels Very Very Good

April 1st, 2016 · 6 Comments

It’s good news that Papiss Cisse is fully fit again and he says he feels very very good after training all week – and he’s one player who could start scoring the goals for us during the run-in. Four years ago at this time after joining us from SC Freiburg for around £9M he scored 13 […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Poll · Prayer · Premier League

Injury News Doesn’t Get Any Better For Newcastle

March 25th, 2016 · 95 Comments

We had thought that with the two week break,  Fabricio Coloccini would be set to return to the side for the trip to Carrow Road a week tomorrow, but it looks like the 34 year-old will not make that game after picking up his calf injury in bizarre circumstances during the holiday in La Manga, […]

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

Top Striker – In My Head Newcastle Can’t Go Down

March 22nd, 2016 · 30 Comments

We need some players who can put the ball in the back of the net in the final eight games of this season if we are to have any chance at all of surviving in the Premier League. So it was good news when Papiss Cisse played his first game for three months on Sunday […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Prayer · Premier League

This Man Fit Again – Could Be The Hero On Sunday

March 15th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Last night at the King Power Stadium if we had players who could convert chances we could have taken at least a point out of the game, but we again missed our chances and therefore picked up our eighth successive defeat on the road – which is just a shocking record. But we expect Rafa to […]

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Tags: Fitness · Injuries · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Prayer · Premier League