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Newcastle vs Swansea match banter

December 17th, 2011 | 66 Comments |

Newcastle United v Swansea City
A chance to get back to winning ways?
Hello, good afternoon and welcome to today’s match banter thread for the Newcastle United vs Swansea City game.

Maybe this game will provide an opportunity for us to return to our winning ways.

Swansea are currently 11th but have yet to win away from home in the league this season so, on paper at least, this has all the look of a home win.

However, without at least one and possibly both of the centre-backs who have been the bedrock of our great start to the season out, things are a lot less certain. A point most notable by the fact that we’ve conceded 11 goals in the last 4 games when we only conceded 8 times in total in our first 11 games.

At the time of writing there’s no definite news as to whether Colo will play. As for another important Toon player, this is what Pardew had to say about Cheick Tiote a few days ago: