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Harper fears injuries and lust for revenge will help Pilgrim’s Progress.

November 30th, 2009 | 62 Comments |

Harper: FA Cup doom and gloom.
Harper: FA Cup doom and gloom.
As Newcastle United goalkeeper, Steve Harper wrestles with his slightly dodgy back before Watford, he looked forward slightly gloomily to the Magpie’s forthcoming FA Cup ‘Pilgrimage’ to Plymouth on January 2nd.

Playing down Toon’s cup ambitions, he worries about injuries may take their toll, and how re-entry to the Premiership must take priority over everything.

He fretted:

“We beat them a few weeks ago, so they’ll be looking to get one over us.

“The FA Cup’s a very special competition, but our priority this year isto get out of this division.

“We’ve got a lot of games between now and then, so depending on the injury situation, who knows how we’ll do at Plymouth? (more…)