11 Newcastle United loan players feature on Saturday to varying degrees of success
There were 11 Newcastle United loan players involved in total on Saturday.
Those temporarily away from St James Park, having contrasting fortunes.
West Brom visited Stoke for a 5.30pm kick-off and they had two Newcastle United loan players starting.
Jacob Murphy getting his first start for the Baggies, whilst Dwight Gayle was hoping to add to the 15 Championship goals he’d already scored this season.
Gayle scored his 16th goal of the season on 25 minutes and Murphy played 74 minutes before being subbed.
The Newcastle loan striker’s goal proving to be the winner and he was subbed in added time, West Brom now fourth in the table and five points off the top with a game in and.
Jack Colback was suspended today, having picked up 10 yellow cards in only 26 Championship games.
Nottingham Forest beat Brentford 2-1 in his absence and now sit five points off the play-offs.
Achraf Lazaar was an unused sub and Rolando Aarons came off the bench for the final 25 minutes, as Sheffield Wednesday only drew 0-0 against relegation candidates Reading.
Aarons had two shots off target and Sheff Wed are now 16th, 11 points off the play-offs and 13 above the relegation zone.
Elias Sorensen was an unused sub as Blackpool beat Walsall 2-0.
Blackpool are now eighth, four points off the play-offs and visit Sunderland on Tuesday night.
Callum Roberts was also an unused substitute, as Colchester beat Cheltenham 3-0.
Colchester are now fourth and five points off the automatic promotion places.
Dan Barlaser played the full 90 minute and Lewis Gibson was an unused sub as Accrington Stanley lost 2-0 at Scunthorpe.
They are now 16th in League One but only three points off relegation.
Joseph Yarney played the full game as Chesterfield beat Halifax 1-0.
Chesterfield now outside the relegation zone in the National League but only on goal difference.
Jamie Sterry was an unused substitute as Crewe drew 3-3 at Macclesfield.
Crewe are now 15th in League Two.
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