Found November 21, 2012 on Fox Soccer:
Football-crystal-palace
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew will be boosted by the return of skipper Fabricio Coloccini and striker Papiss Cisse for Thursday night's Europa League clash with Maritimo. Defender Coloccini is currently serving a three-game domestic ban, but is available in Europe, while striker Cisse can play after being prevented from doing so against Swansea at the weekend after Senegal invoked FIFA's five-day rule. Midfielder Cheick Tiote will miss out through suspension and usual partner Yohan Cabaye in preparing to undergo groin surgery, while striker Shola Ameobi (also groin) is a doubt, but midfielder Jonas Gutierrez (knee) should be available. The Glovers were forced to ride their luck at the Broadfield Stadium with the hosts twice being denied by the woodwork, as well as having two efforts cleared off the line in the second half. After bouncing back from Saturday's 4-1 defeat at Swindon in League One, Johnson says he feels his side deserves credit. He said: "They are a decent team and of course they created chances but we were brave throughout. "It is a hugely significant win for us as before this we hadn't beaten a side in the top six. "Their manager (Richie Barker) told me how lucky we were at the end. It would have been nice to have had a pat on the back and been told 'well done'." Substitute Matt Tubbs came off the bench to salvage Cherries boss Eddie Howe's unbeaten record since returning to Dean Court from Burnley by cancelling out Greg Tansey's first-half opener. But Bournemouth should have been celebrating a sixth successive home victory after squandering a host of chances to snatch all three points in the League One clash. Smith said: "It was a really good point for us, especially after our resent results and the goals we have been conceding. The effort and spirit was there for all to see. "Bournemouth had plenty of chances to win but there was a question mark about their goal. First of all I thought our goalkeeper may have been fouled and Tubbs may well have been offside. "Nonetheless I am delighted with the point, which gives us a platform to take when we play Tranmere on Saturday in what will be another tough game."
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Pardew Expresses Astonishment At Roberto de Matteo Sacking

Some really shocking news this morning as Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has been sacked, after his side lost 3-0 at Juventus yesterday in Turin in the European Champions League, and Alan Pardew has expressed his utter surprise at the sacking. Roberto di Matteo – sacked by Chelsea You have to remember that Roberto was [...]

Rovers show Vaulks the door

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is confident his team will come out of their mini-slump soon. The Magpies are without a win in four, and host Maritimo in their Europa League clash on Thursday before tackling Pardew's former club Southampton on Sunday. Pardew admits there is growing pressure on the team but with senior players coming back from injury in the next two weeks, he is...

Adams hails his super striker

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew will be boosted by the return of skipper Fabricio Coloccini and striker Papiss Cisse for Thursday night's Europa League clash with Maritimo. Defender Coloccini is currently serving a three-game domestic ban, but is available in Europe, while striker Cisse can play after being prevented from doing so against Swansea at the weekend after Senegal invoked...

We’ve Lost Two Home Games – That’s Unacceptable – Pardew

Alan Pardew has come out today and said that Newcastle have entered the Europa League to try to win it, and he has also said that two successive home defeats is simply unacceptable,  for a club like Newcastle United Alan Pardew – two home defeats unacceptable Alan Pardew does not want to use the excuse [...]

Pardew – Humbled And Unlucky Newcastle Must Now Respond

Alan Pardew talked yesterday about his Newcastle team being humbled in the last two games, when we suffered back to back defeats against West Ham United and Swansea City, which were two games we were looking to pick up maximum points from – at least on paper. Alan Pardew last Sunday on the sideline But [...]

Newcastle Have Striker Problem For Maritimo

Alan Pardew has said today that he is waiting on the fitness of Shola Ameobi, who was due to start alongside Papiss Cisse in Newcastle’s 5th Group D game in the Europa League tomorrow night at St. James’ Park. Shola Ameobi – has groin problem Shola has struggled with niggly little injuries all his career [...]

Newcastle Unlikely To Stay In Europe Next Season

Alan Pardew is getting to grips with the fact that Newcastle are struggling in the Premier League in a season where we are doing quite well in the Europa league, currently lying top of Group D, and a win tonight at home to Maritimo can see us qualify for the knockout rounds of the competition. [...]

Why Can Newcastle Not Match Top Clubs Financially?

Alan Pardew has talked about how Newcastle cannot match the top clubs on a financial basis, but surely with the financial books now being balanced, and extra revenues flowing in from Wonga from the shirt deal, and crowds at St. James’ Park being around 50,000 again, we should be starting to see money coming into [...]

Newcastle Star – I Feel At Home And Happy Here

David Santon was with Alan Pardew and Jonas Gutierrez yesterday, as they hosted a Show Racism The Red Card event with pupils of Corbridge Middle School, Percy Main Primary School and Chillingham Road Primary School at St James’ Park yesterday. David Santon – talks about race relations England seems to be a lot better with [...]

Concerns All Around At Newcastle

It seems that Alan Pardew is not alone in realizing that the squad he has this season, is simply not big enough to compete in Europe, and the Newcastle manager has said the owner and the Managing Director are well aware of the current situation at the club. Alan Pardew – we are all concerned [...]

Update – It’s Good News On Nile Ranger

The Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has said young Nile Ranger still has a long way to go, and has a lot of making up to do at Newcastle with himself and the other players, but the news this morning is that he’s been turning up on time for training, which is unusual for the [...]

Can This Midfielder Step Up To The Plate For Newcastle?

With all the doom and gloom being reported this week, Alan Pardew has pointed to several positive things that came out of the 2-1 defeat against Swansea City on Sunday afternoon at St. James’ Park, although not much has been said about anything positive this week,  after our third defeat in the last four Premier [...]

Cabaye out for several weeks

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has confirmed that midfielder Yohan Cabaye is to undergo surgery which will sideline him for several weeks. The France international will have an operation on his damaged groin either later this week or at the beginning of next week after limping out of the Barclays Premier League defeat by West Ham two weekends ago. Pardew said: "He will definitely...

Things May Get Worse Before They Get Better At Newcastle

Alan Pardew has had even more bad luck following our two home defeats in a row, and Yohan Cabaye seems to be ruled out for a couple of months at least with his groin injury, and the decision about whether he should have surgery has still to be made. Yohan Cabaye – could be out [...]

Ferdinand, Pardew stunned

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has described Chelsea's decision to sack Roberto Di Matteo as "madness". Di Matteo was axed on Wednesday morning following the Blues' damaging 3-0 Champions League defeat against Juventus in Turin. The loss has left Chelsea on the verge of elimination from a competition Di Matteo memorably won in May to persuade owner...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.