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Roeder Mind Games?

Roeder Mind Games?

Toon captain Alan Shearer will be given until the last minute to prove his fitness ahead of Saturday evening's Premiership clash with Everton. But stand-in manager Glenn Roeder insists he will only play if 100% fit. Roeder kept Shearer's injury under wraps before the FA Cup tie with Southampton, and it could be mind games once again if he was suddenly to throw in his star strker at the last second.

The 35-year-old has missed the last two games with a calf problem and remains a major doubt, while Kieron Dyer and Titus Bramble (both hamstring) are definitely out and could be for up to three weeks.

Full-back Celestine Babayaro returns after suspension, but Michael Owen (foot), Stephen Carr (hernia) and Steven Taylor (shoulder) remain on the casualty list.

Newcastle (from): Given, Harper, Ramage, Boumsong, Elliott, Babayaro, Parker, Emre, Solano, N'Zogbia, Bowyer, Clark, Brittain, Pattison, Shearer, Ameobi, Luque, Chopra.

TOON v TOFFEES - Premiership Years

2005/2006 Sun 27 Nov Everton 1 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Premiership

2004/2005 Sat 07 May Everton 2 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Premiership
Sun 28 Nov Newcastle Utd. 1 - 1 Everton Premiership

2003/2004 Sat 03 Apr Newcastle Utd. 4 - 2 Everton Premiership
Sat 13 Sep Everton 2 - 2 Newcastle Utd. Premiership

2002/2003 Sun 06 Apr Everton 2 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premiership
Sun 01 Dec Newcastle Utd. 2 - 1 Everton Premiership
Wed 06 Nov Newcastle Utd. 3 - 3 Everton League Cup
after extra time, 90 minutes 2-2, Everton won 3-2 on penalties

2001/2002 Fri 29 Mar Newcastle Utd. 6 - 2 Everton Premiership
Sat 27 Oct Everton 1 - 3 Newcastle Utd. Premiership

2000/2001 Sat 03 Mar Everton 1 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premiership
Sat 21 Oct Newcastle Utd. 0 - 1 Everton Premiership

1999/2000 Sun 19 Mar Everton 0 - 2 Newcastle Utd. Premiership
Mon 08 Nov Newcastle Utd. 1 - 1 Everton Premiership

1998/1999 Sat 17 Apr Newcastle Utd. 1 - 3 Everton Premiership
Sun 07 Mar Newcastle Utd. 4 - 1 Everton F.A. Cup
Mon 23 Nov Everton 1 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Premiership

1997/1998 Sat 28 Feb Everton 0 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Premiership
Sun 04 Jan Everton 0 - 1 Newcastle Utd. F.A. Cup
Wed 24 Sep Newcastle Utd. 1 - 0 Everton Premiership

1996/1997 Wed 29 Jan Newcastle Utd. 4 - 1 Everton Premiership
Sat 17 Aug Everton 2 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Premiership

1995/1996 Sat 16 Dec Newcastle Utd. 1 - 0 Everton Premiership
Sun 01 Oct Everton 1 - 3 Newcastle Utd. Premiership

1994/1995 Fri 14 Apr Everton 2 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Premiership
Sun 12 Mar Everton 1 - 0 Newcastle Utd. F.A. Cup
Wed 01 Feb Newcastle Utd. 2 - 0 Everton Premiership

1993/1994 Sat 18 Dec Everton 0 - 2 Newcastle Utd. Premiership
Wed 25 Aug Newcastle Utd. 1 - 0 Everton Premiership


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