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Accrington Stanley v Newcastle – Carling Cup match preview.

August 25th, 2010 | 17 Comments |

The Crown Ground - A real football ground.
The Crown Ground - A real football ground.
Newcastle take on Accrington Stanley tonight in the 2nd round of the Carling Cup.

A largely second string side will be charged with trying to help us get past this potential banana skin of a tie, and Sky TV, who will be broadcasting the game live, will no doubt be waiting for and willing for an upset.

The match will give some our brightest young talent, such as Haris Vuckic, the chance to show everyone what they are made of. If things do start to go wrong and Newcastle need to dig themselves out of a hole though then there will be a number of senior players, like Kevin Nolan, who will more than likely be on the bench to try and dig us out and avoid an upset.

Trying to guess the team is going to be a bit difficult as I just don’t know how many of our young players are going to play. The key is balance, playing enough of the kids but not too many of them at the same time like we had last season at Peterborough. (more…)