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Tottenham v Newcastle – Match banter!

December 28th, 2010 | 195 Comments |

Tottenham take on The Toon.
Tottenham take on The Toon.
Welcome one and all to our magical, magnificent, marvellous match banter article that will cover the Tottenham vs Newcastle fixture this afternoon.

There is some bad news for us all to digest regarding the fitness of Jose Enrique I’m afraid.

It would appear, according to Jose’s Twitter account, that our left-back will miss the game this afternoon as he is suffering from a tight hamstring. We will, of course, await official confirmation, but if it is coming from Jose then you would have to assume that it is true.

This news will give Alan Pardew a bit of a defensive headache as he looks to try and negate the loss of our star defender, but one way around it would be to play Danny Simpson at left-back, Mike Williamson and Fabricio Coloccini at centre-back, and fit Steven Taylor in at right-back. It isn’t ideal, but it’s probably the best we can do in the circumstances. (more…)