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This Player Could Become Very Important To Newcastle

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One player at Newcastle who may be thrust into the action at Everton next Monday night is 6'4″ center-back Mike Williamson, since it seems very unlikely that Newcastle captain Fab Coloccini will make that game, after being injured in South America while training with the Argentine squad. Mike Williamson in action at St.

Some Good News On Newcastle’s Injury Front

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It's been easy for us all to get enmeshed in Newcastle's injuries this season with Ryan Taylor, Danny Simpson, Cheick Tiote, Fab Coloccini and now Tim Krul all injured in the first three weeks of the season. We need Shola Ameobi back banging in the goals But there's some good news on the injury front [.

Pardew Wants To Do As Well As Last Season – Fans Are Doubtful

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Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was happy to keep all his big stars like Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba, Fab Coloccini and Cheick Tiote on Tyneside in the summer, with reports that clubs came after our top players over the last few weeks of the transfer window, but owner Mike Ashley turned down the bids, and it's not clear how big those [.

Injuries A Big Problem For Newcastle’s Small Squad

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The news that Fabricio Coliccini has suffered a muscle strain in his right leg at the Argentine Training camp, and will now miss the game against Paraguay on Friday night was not good news for Newcastle manager Alan Pardew today. Fab Coloccini injured again in Argentina Newcastle did not manage to increase the size of their [.

Oh No – Coloccini Injured – Misses Argentine Game

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This is about the worst news we could have received this week that Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini has picked up a muscle strain in training with the Argentine squad. Fabricio Coloccini has muscle strain in right leg The muscle strain is in his right leg, and that's the second time Fab has been [.

More Team Bonding On Agenda During International Break

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There are a number of players like Fab Coloccini, Yohan Cabaye, Papiss Cisse, Demba Ba, Tim Krul, Shane Ferguson and Haris Vuckic away on International duty over the next couple of weeks, but there's also a large  majority of the Newcastle squad remaining on Tyneside, and they will be having a well earned break after 5 games in just 15 days at the [.

Coloccini – We Must Win At Home And Improve As A Team

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We must say we've been impressed with  the way Fab Coloccini has captained the Newcastle  since he took over at the start of last season, afer Kevin Nolan left for pastures anew and a long term contract at West Ham. Coloccini Newcastle must improve as a team Fabricio is a great guy, but he's [...

Magpies Need To Show More Ambition To Keep Best Players

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Alan Pardew has admitted today that some of Newcastle's top players were interested in some of the clubs that were making approached for them in the summer transfer window. Vurnon Anita only top player brought in over the summer Demba Ba, Papiss Cisse, Cheick Tiote, Fab Coloccini and Yohan Cabaye were players interesting other clubs, [.

Newcastle Nervous About Losing Players This Week

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Steven Taylor had a decent game at center-back alongside Fab Coloccini on Saturday at Stamford Bridge in the 2-0 defeat, and it will be important that Steven reproduces last season's form if Newcastle are again to do well in the Premier League this season. Steven Taylor - showing off new strip earlier this summer Newcastle players have been linked [.

Newcastle Could Be Hit Today With Injuries To Top Players

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Alan Pardew is hoping that both Fabrico Coloccini and Demba Ba will be fit for this afternoon's game at Stamford Bridge, so whether they are really doubtful, or it's some games being played again by the Newcastle manager, as he did with Ben Arfa last week, we don't know. Demba Ba - carrying a shin injury Fab Coloccini slightly injured his thigh [.

Surprise Newcastle Call-Ups For August Internationals

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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 The news [.

Newcastle To Do Very Well In Europa League Next Season?

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Fabricio Coloccini will lead Newcastle back into Europe next season, and of course the Argentine has experience in Europe, having played for AC Milan in the Champions League. Fab Coloccini - looking forward to leading Newcastle back into Europe We're surprised at all the talk about the Europa League not being too good hey we'd much rather be in the Europa League than nothing at all, [.

Fabricio Coloccini Like The Great Bobby Moore

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Lat night, in a rather lengthy interview Newcastle manager Alan Pardew  gave to the London Evening Standard he talked about his influential captain Fabricio Coloccini. Bobby Moore holds the Jules Rimet Trophy aloft in 1966 That's hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst partially shown Fab has done a great job on the field of play for Newcastle this season, with his top performances and also with [.

Fabricio Coloccini Like The Great Bobby Moore

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Lat night, in a rather lengthy interview Newcastle manager Alan Pardew  gave to the London Evening Standard he talked about his influential captain Fabricio Coloccini. Bobby Moore holds the Jules Rimet Trophy aloft in 1966 That's hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst partially shown Fab has done a great job on the field of play for Newcastle this season, with his top performances and also with [.

Things Now In Place For Newcastle To Become A Top Top Team

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The Newcastle captain Fab Coloccini has given an interview to the local Newcastle Journal. Alan Pardew and Fabricio Coloccini We remember when Coloccini was signed in early August of 2008 from Deportivo, and he said he thought he was good enough to become a top center-back in the Premier League.

Coloccini – Newcastle Still Fighting For Champions League

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Fabricio Coloccini has been a fabulous player for Newcastle this season, and it's fitting this is his very first season as captain. Fab Coloccini Newcastle still going for the dream And of course the good news earlier this year, was that Colo signed up to stay at Newcastle until the summer of 2016,  and he has been so loyal to the Magpies in our time [.

Manchester Derby Will Decide Premier League – Nonsense

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Alan Pardew's comments after the 4-0 defeat at Wigan on Saturday, seemed to be aimed at his players. Fab Coloccini - we are still having a good season If you read what Alan said he was talking about when we've had poor results in the past the players have come back big time in the next game, and he will be hoping [.

Manchester Derby Will Decide Premier League – Nonsense

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Alan Pardew's comments after the 4-0 defeat at Wigan on Saturday, seemed to be aimed at his players. Fab Coloccini - we are still having a good season If you read what Alan said he was talking about when we've had poor results in the past the players have come back big time in the next game, and he will be hoping [.

Magpies Fighting For A Dream – Fans Already In Dreamland

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The Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini, who was named last night in the PFA Team of the Year, has said that Newcastle are fighting for a dream. Fab Coloccini Newcastle's experienced and very cool captain Fab says that Newcastle's target had been the Europa League, but now Newcastle have qualified for that,  since the lowest they can now finish in the league table [.

Fabricio Coloccini Named In PFA Team Of The Year

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As expected Robin van Persie's last night (Sunday) earned the PFA Player of the Year award, but the really good news was that the Newcastle captain, Fab Coloccini,  was named in the PFA Team of the Year. Fabricio Coloccini names in PFA team of the year Van Persie leads the Premier League goal scoring charts with 27 goals, but [.

Coloccini Sets A Disciplined Example As Newcastle Captain

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Newcastle did not have a good disciplinary record last season in the Premier League. Fab Coloccini disciplined at the back for Newcastle In fact,  we were bottom of the Premier League Fair Play table last season after getting 82 yellow cards and three red cards. The Fair Play Award was won by Chelsea, who finished on top of [.

Coloccini Back For Newcastle – Tiote Out

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Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini is back in the Newcastle starting line-up for the Premier League clash against Bolton Wanderers this afternoon at St. James' Park. Fab coming in for Coloccini is the only change to the side that won at Swansea on Friday afternoon. So it looks like Fab will partner Mike Williamson at the back and [.

Coloccini – We Want To Finish Above Chelsea

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Fab Coloccini has a grade 1 tear of his hamstring, which is the least severe of  the three grades of tear, and he will be out for just a couple of games. Fab Coloccini we'll try to pass Chelsea And that's what Coloccini expects to be out for too, but there have been various reports saying he will be out for [.

Good News – Coloccini To Miss Only Two Games

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Fabricio Coloccini had a scan on his injured hamstring yesterday. Fab Coloccini - a grade 1 tear of the hamstring And the news is that he could miss only two games against Liverpool this Sunday at home, and against Swansea the next Friday, away in South Wales. The news from the scan was that [...]


Good News – Coloccini To Miss Only Two Games

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Fabricio Coloccini had a scan on his injured hamstring yesterday. Fab Coloccini - a grade 1 tear of the hamstring And the news is that he could miss only two games against Liverpool this Sunday at home, and against Swansea the next Friday, away in South Wales. The news from the scan was that [...]


James Perch Now In The Spotlight On Tyneside

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As we reported yesterday, James Perch has become a key player for Newcastle through the end of the season. James Perch Newcastle's official photo of the Mansfield-born player Captain Fab Coloccini gets  a scan on his injured hamstring today, so we will shortly get some idea on how much damage there is, and how many games the Argentine International will miss.

Pardew – It Will Be Difficult Without Coloccini

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Newcastle United's captain Fabricio Coloccini could miss up to four matches with the hamstring injury he picked up yesterday afternoon in the first half. Fab Coloccini injured yesterday out for four matches? It seems that Fab picked it up after about 36 minutes of the game, and Davide Santon immediately warmed up and [.

Coloccini Will Miss Three Games With Hamstring Strain

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Newcastle United defender Fabricio Coloccini suffered a hamstring injury in the first half of today's game at West Brom and could be out for three weeks or so. Fab Coloccini out for three games Fab was injured during the first half,  and at first we thought Davide Santon would come on immediately, after he had warmed [.

Three Man Race For Our Man Of The Match

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With just over 600 votes cast for our Man of the Match last night against Arsenal, it's still a three player race. Tim Krul - leading the voting right now Tim Krul is currently leading with 23% of the vote with Cheick Tiote in second place on 21%, and the man we voted for Fab [...]


Newcastle’s Astonishing Comeback From Relegation

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Fabricio Coloccini committed to staying at Newcastle until the summer of 2016 last Saturday. Fab Coloccini - Newcastle can go places The Newcastle captain has a dream of leading Newcastle into the European Champions League,  and that's even possible in the next few years if Newcastle can maintain their rapid improvement over the last couple of seasons.

Newcastle Give Coloccini Whopping £70K/Year To Stay At Club

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Some news of Coloccini's new contract in the Sunday Sun today. Fab Coloccini - bumper contract to stay on Tyneside The Argentine defender was Newcastle's highest earner at the club before his new deal, and he remains that way. And the Sunday Sun is reporting he's on around £70K  a year with his new deal, and that's a slight  improvement on what [.

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Fabrice Muamba Retires From Professional Football On Advice Of His Doctors

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By Chris Wright

Six months after suffering a cardiac arrest on the pitch at White Hart Lane, Fabrice Muamba has announced that he has retired from the game on the advice of his doctors at the age of 24.

Muamba told the official Bolton website:

"Football has been my life since I was a teenage boy and it has given me so many opportunities.

Fabrice Muamba Back In The Saddle, Plays For 25 Minutes In Dubai With Former England U21 Buddies

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By Chris Wright

Fab models the new Bolton away kit for 2012/13

Aged just 23, Bolton's Fabrice Muamba was pronounced dead for more than an hour after collapsing on the pitch at White Hart Lane before doctors and paramedics were able to revive him back in March.

Fabrice Muamba Back In The Saddle, Plays For 25 Minutes In Dubai With Former England U21 Buddies

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By Chris Wright

Fab models the new Bolton away kit for 2012/13

Aged just 23, Bolton's Fabrice Muamba was pronounced dead for more than an hour after collapsing on the pitch at White Hart Lane before doctors and paramedics were able to revive him back in March.

Snapshot: Fabrice Muamba Makes Tearjerking Reebok Return

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By Chris Wright

Six weeks after collapsing and actually dying for 78 minutes, Fab Muamba was back on the pitch at the Reebok Stadium last night, entering to a standing ovation and thanking the fans for their support during his convalescence from a cardiac arrest.

What a chief.

Fabrice Muamba sends massive thank you cake to hospital staff

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Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba has sent the medical staff who cared for him after his cardiac arrest a huge cake. Muamba conveyed his thanks to staff at the London Chest Hospital through the medium of sponge, buttercream and icing. The icing reads: "To All The Medical Staff At The London Chest Hospital That helped Me [.

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Muamba upright, smiling in first photo since collapse

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Not even two weeks ago, Fabrice Muamba was in a fight for his life, nearly dying after collapsing on the field during an FA Cup match between Bolton and Tottenham.

The 23-year-old Bolton midfielder continues his recovery from the sudden cardiac arrest in a London hospital, and after a number of reports and accounts of his progress, the first photo of him since the frightening episode is making the rounds.

Fabrice Muamba se desmayó :: FA Cup Bolton

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El volante del Bolton, Fabrice Muamba, fue llevado de emergencia a un hospital después de desmayarse el sábado en un partido contra Tottenham por la Budweiser FA Cup.
Muamba se desplomó a los 41 minutos y los médicos entraron de inmediato a la cancha con un desfibrilador para atender al futbolista de 23 años.

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Top Six Next Season – Great Achievement For Newcastle

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Alan Pardew has again talked today about wanting Newcastle fans to be realistic about next season. Alan Pardew with his captain Fab Coloccini The expectations could well be far too high, for a team that way out-performed expectations last season, and finished 5th in the Premier League. But Alan has looked at how cubs have done in the league when they also have also been in the [.

Musings of a mad 'Merican

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We'll be digesting that one for a while yet, for now though, I've got some initial notes on USA-Brazil. Width We didn't have it. We need it. Donovan can play inside, of course, he's a very talented player, but someones have got to give the team width on both flanks and it cannot be Fab Johnson flying up from the left back spot all game long.