International Football

World Cup Round of 16 Day 2 Open Thread

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Mexico takes on the Netherlands, and then Costa Rica and Greece fight for a spot in the quarterfinals.

World Cup Round of 16 Open Thread #1

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Brazil. Chile. Uruguay. Colombia. It's CONMEBOL SATURDAY.

Moussa Sissoko scores as France dominate

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Sissoko's goal was Newcastle's first of the 2014 World Cup.

Debuchy, Sissoko feature as France roll Honduras

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France's 3-0 victory had a Newcastle flavor.

Tiote starts, Ivory Coast defeat Japan 2-1

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Cheik Tiote started in the middle for Les Elephants, who defeated Japan on the strength of goals from Wilfried Bony and Gervinho.

Newcastle United World Cup Watching Guide

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Four Newcastle players (and three former players with close ties to the team) will be competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Five Newcastle players named to World Cup squads

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Newcastle supporters have four teams to keep track of in Brazil this summer.

Nigeria, Cote D'Ivoire, France Qualify for WC2014

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Several more Newcastle United players are headed to Brazil this summer.

International Toon Tracker: Cabaye Booked

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Yohan Cabaye will miss France's next match with Georgia due to suspension. Meanwhile, Moussa Sissoko, Cheik Tiote, and Papiss Cisse all featured for their respective nations. Most importantly:...

Taylor called up to England WCQ Team

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Injuries to England's defense have led to Taylor getting the call.

Metalist Kharkiv's Last Loss

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The ol' Youtube has come through again... kind of - here is the complete broadcast of Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk's victory over Metalist Kharkiv (Metalist's last loss). It's Spanish commentary, however. Two things to keep in mind as you watch, however - Willian and Taison (left and right midfield) have both been sold during the January window.

A Brief History of Metalist Kharkiv

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"Define Metalist Kharkiv in 1,000 words or less." Through 5 names and 87 years, Metalist Kharkiv have seen many ups and downs... until recently. Their recent run of 6 consecutive 3rd place Premier...

Harsh words from Pardew about Cheik Tioté?

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Let's be honest... not many players from NUFC are making anybody's Best XI lists this season. How bad has it gotten for our favorite Ivorian?

Potential Striker Shortage On Tyneside

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Alan Pardew could be heading into the match on Saturday with Swansea City with only 1 match-ready senior striker if the Senegal Football Association succeed in blocking Papiss Cisse from playing.

Additional ACoN absence for Newcastle United?

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When the second leg of the ACoN playoff between the Ivory Coast and Senegal was abandoned, the Toon Army breathed a collective sigh of relief. We may still yet lose a striker for ACoN, and at...

Newcastle United and the Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal 2 : 4 Ivory Coast

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The first leg of the Senegal v. Ivory Coast ACoN playoff has ended. Where are we with regard to Newcastle United?

Newcastle United Internationals: A Brief Catch-up - Tim Krul Dutch #1, Ba, Cisse and Tiote In Action

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We're roughly halfway through the long international break, and there is a little bit of news in the Newcastle United camp. This is also a Live Thread for the Senegal v. Ivory Coast ACoN play-off.

London 2012 Olympics Day One Live Thread: Women's Football

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Note: We will have Olympic threads available even on non-football days for anybody who is interested in discussing the day's events, but most of the time they will be in the FanPosts section, so...

Euro 2012 Day 5: Czech Republic v. Greece, Poland v. Russia

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Euro 2012 day 5 - live thread here! Talk it out!

Euro 2012 Live Thread: Day 3 - Spain v. Italy, Republic of Ireland v. Croatia

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Match Day 3 in the 2012 edition of the European Championships is here. Watch the match in the comfort of your own home, but bring your banter here!

Euro 2012 Live Thread: Day 2 - Netherlands v. Denmark, Germany v. Portugal

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Watch Euro Action. Talk about it here!

Euro 2012 Live Thread: Day 1 - Poland v. Greece, Russia v. Czech Republic

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The European Championships start today. Join in, comment along live with the action here at Coming Home Newcastle!

CHN's Euro 2012 Preview

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Eueo 2012 Preview with a Newcastle eye

2012 Olympic Draw: SJP to Host 9 Football Matches

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The draw for the 2012 Olympic football tournaments was held Tuesday, and Newcastle will host 5 group stage matches on the men's side and 2 on the women's side. In addition, 1 quarterfinal match in...

Senegal Eliminated from AFCON, Ba and Cisse to Return Early

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Senegal fell to Equatorial Guinea 2-1 in Group A play at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday, thus eliminating them from advancement in the tournament. (BBC Sport) As a result, Newcastle...

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