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However, I think Alan Pardew has mixed and matched his line-up to avoid over the top criticism if his ‘first eleven’ get the runaround tonight. You would have expected him tonight to play as close to his team at Man City as possible.
Ryan Taylor’s near thirty yard up and over the wall with added curl, was fit to win any match, never mind this lame excuse for a pre-season ‘tournament’.
Newcastle named their strongest pre-season line-up so far against Braga tonight and emerged as the champions of the three team tournament which also featured Olympiakos.
Newcastle have named their strongest pre-season line-up so far to take on Braga tonight. Cisse and Ba team up together with the likes of Tiote, Colo, Jonas, Simpson, and Marveaux on display.
This three team tournament lurches to its conclusion and a Newcastle win would see them lift the 12th annual Trofeu Internacional de Futebol do Guadiana.
It has just been announced that Newcastle’s matches against both Olympiakos (27th July) and Braga (28th July) have been added to the ever growing list of United fixtures live on TV.
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