Latest News:

Has Cisse Become Newcastle's 10th Injury Concern?

By Tyne-Talk
November 22 2012

Newcastle United’s Papiss Cisse has been substituted off after just 50 minutes with what is rumoured to be a re-occurrence of his back injury which led him to miss the Senegal International friendly last week, causing him to then be withdrawn on Saturday under FIFA’s ruling.


The striker was escorted straight down the tunnel by a member of the medical team after being replaced by Roman Amalfitano.

Earlier this evening Hatem Ben Arfa went off with a hamstring injury and joined 8 other players who are currently seeking treatment. If Cisse is struggling with his back, he is unlikely to be available at the weekend and becomes Newcastle’s 10th injured player.

Yohan Cabaye (groin), Shola Ameobi (groin), Gabriel Obertan (toe), Jonas Gutierrez (knee), James Perch (thigh), Dan Gosling (knee), Ryan Taylor (knee) and Haris Vuckic (knee) are all unavailable.

Newcastle again have the highest number of injuries in the Premier League, a familiar top spot for Pardew’s side, but one with a dip in League form could prove costly as we head towards the festive fixtures.

View a Printer Friendly version of this Story.

Bookmark or share this story with:

22 Nov, 2012 21:31 Report
TyneTalk (IP Logged)
Unregistered User
Has Cisse Become Newcastle's 10th Injury?
What do you think? You can have your say by posting below.
If you do not already have an account Click here to Register.

Goto Thread: PreviousNext
Goto: Forum ListMessage ListLog In

Your Name: 
Spam prevention:
Please, enter the code that you see below in the input field. This is for blocking bots that try to post this form automatically. If the code is hard to read, then just try to guess it right. If you enter the wrong code, a new image is created and you get another chance to enter it right.
We record all IP addresses on the Sportnetwork message boards which may be required by the authorities in case of defamatory or abusive comment. We seek to monitor the Message Boards at regular intervals. We do not associate Sportnetwork with any of the comments and do not take responsibility for any statements or opinions expressed on the Message Boards. If you have any cause for concern over any material posted here please let us know as soon as possible by e-mailing

Newcastle United Poll

Would you offload Papiss Cisse at the end of the season?

See results > Submit >>