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Newcastle rocked by double injury blow - originally posted on Soccerlens.comNewcastle United suffered double injury blow as skipper Fabricio Coloccini is set to miss most of the action in March due to back injury while goal keeper Tim Krul will be side-lined for five weeks after hurting his ankle badly.
Newcastle: Back-to-back injuries to Coloccini and Krul worries manager
The Argentina international who pledged to stay with the club after initially deciding to leave in January, suffered the back problem during the Magpies’ 4-2 victory against Southampton last weekend.
During the match, Coloccini tried to clear a ball acrobatically during the first half where he injured himself and limped off the ground before the half time. Manager Alan Pardew hoped that his skipper would be ready for action against Swansea, but as it stands, he is set to miss at least five games.
The 30-year-old is expected to miss the club’s crucial two-legged Europa League tie with Anzhi Makhachkala. Newcastle l...
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Alan Pardew held his press conference this afternoon got the game at Swansea on Saturday, and the manager finally gave an official position on Tim Krul’s ankle injury, and it doesn’t seem too bad – other than the ankle is still a bit swollen and he will be out four to five weeks maximum. Tim [...]
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Luke Moore struck a late winner to give Swansea a 1-0 win against Newcastle at the Liberty Stadium.
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