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Hey Wolves!  Y'all ready for this?
Hey Wolves! Y'all ready for this?


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Barclay's Premier League, Week 26
Saturday, February 25, 2012
1500 GMT (0900 CST)
St. James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne

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US viewers: Fox Soccer (on tape delay (1600 EST)

NUFC: Krul | Simpson, Williamson, Coloccini, Santon | Raylor, Cabaye, Tiote, Jonas | Ba, Cisse

Subs: Elliot, Ferguson, Perch, Guthrie, Obertan, Ben Arfa, Shola

After what seemed like two endless weeks, the lads take the pitch at St. James' Park with an opportunity to atone for their extremely poor showing at White Hart Lane. It is a different squad that takes the field this week, with Yohan Cabaye, Cheik Tiote and Ryan Taylor all making returns to the starting lineup. With a full-strength NUFC squad and a Wolves squad that has spent the last two weeks without a manager, enduring a somewhat embarrassing search in which it seemed that any manager out there with pedigree would not touch the job with a 10-foot pole and ending up hiring an assistant from within Mick McCarthy's setup (Didn't Blackburn Rovers try that?)... add in that Wolves will be playing without their first-choice center back tandem, and this seems to be set up for Newcastle supporers to be cautiously optimistic about taking away a result.

Let's chat it all out one way or the other!

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