FA Cup, Round 3: Newcastle United vs. Blackburn Rovers Game Thread

BOLTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Hatem Ben Arfa of Newcastle United celebrates scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Bolton Wanderers and Newcastle United at the Reebok Stadium on December 26, 2011 in Bolton, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Newcastle United FC

vs.


FA Cup, Round 3
Saturday, January 7, 2012
1500 GMT (0900 CST)
Sports Direct Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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English viewers: Unknown?
US viewers: Yeah, right

NUFC: Krul; Simpson, Williamson, Coloccini, Santon; Obertan, Cabaye, Abeid, Gutierrez; Ben Arfa; Best.
Subs: Ellliot, Perch, R.Taylor, Gosling, Vuckic, Sammy Ameobi, Shola Ameobi.

BRFC: Bunn; Henley, Hanley, Givet (c), Olsson; Vukcevic, Nzonzi, Petrovic, Pedersen; Rochina; Goodwillie
Subs: Kean, Lowe, Slew, Morris, Formica, Blackman, Yakubu

Newcastle United FC

Currently: 7th place, 9-6-5, 33 pts

Out: Danny Guthrie (groin), Sylvain Marveaux (groin), Peter Lovenkrands (calf), Steven Taylor (Achilles'), Cheik Tiote (ACON/suspension), Demba Ba (ACON)

Possible: Gabriel Obertan (toe)

Projected XI: Krul | Simpson, Williamson, Coloccini, Santon | Raylor, Abeid, Cabaye, Jonas | Ben Arfa, Best

Projected Subs: Elliot, Santon, Perch, Vuckic, Smith, Shola, Sammy

Blackburn Rovers FC

Currently: 20th place (How's that focusing on the league working out?) 3-5-12, 14 points

Out: Dann (groin), Salgado (rib), Grella (hip)

Doubtful: Olsson (hamstring), Hoilett (hamstring)

Possible: Robinson (calf), Nelsen (knee)

Projected XI: Bunn | Lowe, Samba, Hanley, Henley | Formica, Petrovic, N'Zonzi, Rochina, Pedersen | Yakubu

Projected subs: Robinson, Nelsen, Givet, Goodwillie, Vuckevic, Morris, Kean

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