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Rafa Benitez has now named this Newcastle team v Nottingham Forest as United try to bounce back from Sheff Wed defeat.
Rafa Benitez “We are not watching the table – we have to concentrate just on our games…”
However, David Prutton is also…’not saying it is beyond the realms of possibility for Forest to go there (Newcastle) and get a result’.
Comments from Nottingham Forest fans: ‘Can’t see how we’re going to cope with the likes of Ritchie and Gouffran flying at us.’
Philippe Montanier “If I could have 80 per cent of my squad it would be good. Newcastle are a tough team, especially at home.”
Henri Lansbury heads a list of 11 players who could all be unavailable to start Newcastle v Nottingham Forest on Friday night.
After telling Newcastle fans what a big club they are, Nottingham Forest fans have now embarrassingly returned tickets for Newcastle game.
Championship games at St James Park at an average of (at least) 51,122 for these first dozen matches…it’s mad!
Forest boss Philippe Montanier: “It is bad news for Henri Lansbury. He did not feel any pain during the week…”
Only 1,866 Newcastle fans allowed on Friday, so why so many away tickets allocated for Newcastle v Nottingham Forest?
Baggies in perfect shape on pitch for West Brom v Newcastle United but ticket sales a struggle 8 days out
Newcastle v Crystal Palace player ratings from fans – Savage but fair
Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley come up with cunning ‘new’ plan
Newcastle United star comes out in spirited defence of Mike Ashley, yet again
Newcastle team v Burnley to start playing and competing again – Five changes