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    Pardew needs key men back

    Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew believes the club can turn around their poor run of results and thinks that the wins will start coming as soon as some key players return from injury.

    Hatem Ben Arfa suffering from hamstring injury

    The Magpies are now without a win in four league matches and another draw against Maritimo in the Europa League on Thursday evening, before taking on Pardew’s former team Southampton over the weekend in the Premier League.

    Pardew said: “We've had a …

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    Newcastle ends the Anfield misery with a point

    Yesterday we were so close to write the new chapter in our history at Anfield with a comfortable win. From our 18 Premierships games there we only can manage one win and it was in the early days of my Newcastle United history.

    Yohan Cabaye shoot for Newcastle’s first goal

    That day is when Kevin Keegan was Newcastle United manager and also our first Premier league season. Newcastle players who scored were Andy Cole and Rob Lee.

    And when Cabaye finally break …

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    Newcastle United v Aston Villa, Barclays Premier League match review

    First half we were poor. With the exception of a few decent breaks down the left from Santon we showed very little effective attacking play.

    Gael Bigiramana during The Barclays Premier League

    Cabaye still looked as if he was on his holidays and Ben Arfa was having one of those frustrating afternoons when he kept running into trouble. Our delivery into the box, both from open play and from set pieces was absolutely woeful.

    Villa were no better but were worki g …

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    Yohan Cabaye Doing Newcastle Proud At Euro 2012

    With one of the signings of the Premier League last season and one of the players of Euro 2012 so far, Newcastle fans should be bursting with pride that Yohan Cabaye is one of their own.

    Yohan Cabaye celebrates after scoring against Ukraine

    When he arrived at St James’ park last season, few fans would have been familiar with the midfielder, but didn’t we soon learn what a real gem Alan Pardew had picked up. His quality and the way he controlled …

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    Newcastle might take something from ManCity game

    Feeling pretty low right now, but trying to take comfort from the fact we gave the likely Champions a helluva good game and could easily have taken a point from it.

    Shola Ameobi in Newcastle United v Manchester City - Premier League

    We weren't quite ‘at it' today and I have a feeling fatigue played a part, especially as the 2nd half wore on.

    We were pretty solid defensively but the m/f were largely preoccupied containing Citeh's attacking talent, and the supply to the front two …