Good evening, Toon Army. Here is an amalgam of non-Tiote related news for your match eve enjoyment.
Yahoo! has an injury update ahead of tomorrow's match. Alan Pardew will reportedly make a "late decision" on whether to play Peter Lovenkrands. Steven Taylor spoke with Lee Ryder of The Chronicle about being fit and his desire to be selected tomorrow.
I referenced Jonás Gutiérrez's comments about staying on Tyneside in the Cheik Tiote article, but didn't link to them. Here they are. (Scott Wilson, The Northern Echo) Joey Barton wants Gutiérrez to continue to play like he did at Birmingham City. (Mark Douglas, The Journal)
Three Newcastle United matches have been rescheduled because of a change in television coverage. (Scott Wilson, The Northern Echo)
Finally, you should be aware that there is a planned outage for the site starting at 3 am tomorrow (CST). It should be done well ahead of the match at 9 am, but you never know. If anything significant happens we'll update our Twitter feed (@ComingHomeNUFC). See you in the game thread!