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Coloccini Has Broken Two Bones in Back – Out Until May?

Thursday, March 7th, 2013 · 31 Comments

There’s a worrying report in the Shields Gazette today, saying that Fab Coloccini’s back injury may be worse than first thought, and he could be out until late April or early May.

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Fab Coloccini – two bones broken and no treatment
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What Team Will Pardew Start Tonight?

Thursday, March 7th, 2013 · 17 Comments

The big question today, just around seven hours form kick-off is what starting eleven will Alan Pardew field tonight against Russian Premier League side Anzhi Makhachkala, who look a very good side.

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Newcastle Are A Team Full Of Initiatives – Hiddink

Thursday, March 7th, 2013 · 18 Comments

Guus Hiddink has been watching Newcastle in the last few games, and the Anzhi Makhachkala manager seems to have formed a good opinion about the current Newcastle side, and he thinks they are a good side who don’t wait back – and they have modern players with skill, and they are what Guus calls a modern team.

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Guus Hiddink – Newcastle are full of initiatives
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Hiddink – Newcastle A Good Side Who Play Modern Football

Thursday, March 7th, 2013 · 35 Comments

Guus Hiddink thinks Newcastle have improved their side in January, and he calls Newcastle a good side who play modern football, and he knows we have some good players, like French Internationals Yohan Cabaye and Moussa Sissoko.

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Guus Hiddink – joined Anzhi in February of last year
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Pardew – The Big Players Will Decide The Game Tonight

Thursday, March 7th, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Russian side Newcastle come up against tonight boast world-famous names like Samuel Eto’o and Yuri Zhirkov, but Newcastle also have some top class players in Yohan Cabaye and Moussa Sissoko, and the Newcastle manager Alan pardew thinks that the big players in the game tonight – on both sides – will decide the game.

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Yuri Zhirkov – in Anzhi Makhachkala colors
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