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United begin pre-season with victory over Rovers

United begin pre-season with victory over Rovers

Newcastle United earned a comfortable victory over hosts Shamrock Rovers, in an encounter which showed spirit and teamwork on the part of the wayward Toon.

The Magpies began the match with Joey Barton, Kevin Nolan, and Nicky Butt in midfield, while Wesley Ngo Baheng received his first senior start.

In the second-half, Nile Ranger, Shola Ameobi and Alan Smith came in to add a bit of extra firepower up top, with Ryan Donaldson and Frank Wiafe Danquah also making an appearance.

Goals from local lad Steven Taylor, Shola Ameobi, and Nile Ranger marked a 3-0 victory over Shamrock, and gave the hapless Toon something to finally smile about.

The match showed the lads take it to the Irish team, and special mention must be made of impressive performances from Danny Guthrie, Ryan Donaldson, Nile Ranger, and Frank Wiafe Danquah.

TEAMS

Shamrock Rovers: Andy McNeil, Eric McGill, Darragh Maguire, Corie Treacy, Simon Madden, Alan Trouten, Barry Johnson, Ross Chisholm, Peter Gal Andrezly, Pavol Jurco, Padraig Amond

Subs: Eoin Doyle, Loyed Massey, Sean O'Connor, Tadhg Purcell, Ian Bermingham, Karl Coleman, Victor Ekanem, Aidan Price, Shane Robinson

Newcastle United: Steve Harper, Habib Beye, Callum Morris, Fabricio Coloccini, Tamas Kadar, Wesley Ngo Baheng, Nicky Butt, Joey Barton, Damien Duff, Kevin Nolan, Nile Ranger

Subs: Jose Enrique, Danny Guthrie, Ryan Taylor, Alan Smith, Shola Ameobi, Steven Taylor, Frank Wiafe Danquah, Ole Soderberg, Ben Tozer, Kazenga LuaLua, Tim Krul, Ryan Donaldson

Writer:Mehzeb Chowdhury
Date:Saturday July 11 2009
Time: 5:08PM

Comments

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Good run out for the lads against quite tricky opponents!
Welsh magpie
11/07/2009 19:02:00
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A tricky team of triallists and reserves. God we're going to struggle next season.
BaldEagle
13/07/2009 20:12:00
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Tricky opponents ***** me the are a *****ing pub side, their goalkeeper had a *****ing pint in his left hand for most of the second half.
KatieDawson
14/07/2009 07:48:00
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I would not say they were a tricky side at all...I really do think newcastle will struggle if they don't sign any players!!!
xpertweb.co.uk
14/07/2009 09:28:00
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Mon 20th July see's Shamrock Rovers v Real Madrid ....interesting one if they were a tricky side...
xpertweb.co.uk
14/07/2009 09:30:00
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