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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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    What can we take from Newcastle home defeat against Swansea

    Well, firstly I thought we were better than last week – although that doesn't say a whole helluva lot. Secondly, I thought Swansea were good: their passing and movement were of a different class to our enthusiastic plodding.

    Sammy Ameobi during the Barclays Premier League match at St James Park

    They were the better team and deserved the three points, but only just managed to do that. I couldn't fault the effort yesterday but we lacked cohesion, playing like a group of individuals rather than as 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 …