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NEWCASTLE 3, SPURS 1

Posted on 23 December 2006  - 12:00

All the action from Saturday's clash in the Barclays Premiership at St James' Park.

All the action from Saturday's clash in the Barclays Premiership at St James' Park.

Martin Jol made six changes from the side that beat Southend on Wednesday - Pascal Chimbonda, Ledley King, Lee Young-Pyo, Hossam Ghaly, Didier Zokora and Dimitar Berbatov come in for Paul Stalteri, Calum Davenport, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Danny Murphy, Teemu Tainio and Mido.

Plans were then hit by the lae withdrawal of Jermain Defoe, so Danny Murphy started with Jamie O'Hara on the bench.

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THE KEY ACTION...

2.20: GOAL - NEWCASTLE. Break from our attack, Martin turn on half-way and fed Dyer, ran at King before side-foot curler into bottom corner from 18 yards.
Newcastle 1, Spurs 0

6.40: GOAL - NEWCASTLE. Parker dinked in cross from right, Martins easy task to head home from inside six-yard box.
Newcastle 2, Spurs 0

14.18mins: GOAL - SPURS. Chimbonda cross from right, Malbranque missed overhead kick, Murphy volley into ground clipped off Taylor and beat Given.
Newcastle 2, Spurs 1

33.16: GOAL - NEWCASTLE. Robinson spilled Milner free-kick, 22 yards out, keeper then managed to save close-range follow-ups from Taylor and Martins before Parker nodded home third time of asking.
Newcastle 3, Spurs 1

Half-time: Newcastle 3, Spurs 1

Full-time: Newcastle 3, Spurs 1


THE LINE-UPS

Newcastle United: Given, Ramage, Huntington, Taylor, Solano, Parker, Butt, Emre, Dyer, Martins, Milner. Subs: Luque, Rossi, Sibierski, Srnicek, Edgar.

Spurs: Robinson, Chimbonda, YP Lee, Dawson, King, Malbranque, Huddlestone, Zokora, Ghaly, Berbatov, Murphy. Subs: Cerny, Assou-Ekotto, Davenport, O'Hara, Mido.

THE OFFICIALS

Referee: Mr A Wiley. Assistants: Mr G Turner, Mr M Yerby. Fourth official: Mr N Miller.