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Newcastle United vs. Manchester City Lineups & Game Thread

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Newcastle United: Krul | Perch, Williamson, Coloccini (c), Santon | Tiote, Jonas | Ben Arfa, Cabaye, Ba | Cisse
Subs:Elliot, Ferguson, Raylor, Gosling, Marveaux, Obertan, Shola

Manchester City: Hart | Zabaleta, Clichy, Kompany (c), Lescott | Barry, Yaya, Nasri | Silva, Aguero, Tevez
Subs: Pantilimon, Richards, Kolarov, De Jong, Milner, Balotelli, Dzeko

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3 Arsenal 37 67 +24
4 Tottenham Hotspur 36 65 +23
5 Newcastle United 36 65 +9
6 Chelsea 36 61 +21

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Newcastle United FC

Currently: 5th place, 19-8-9, 65 pts

Out: Steven Taylor (achilles), Sammy Ameobi (knee), Peter Lovenkrands (thigh), Haris Vuckic (knee)

Possible: Guthrie (calf), Simpson (ankle), Tiote (7 stitches to his head from a filthy elbow by Jon Obi Mikel - let's be serious. Tiote's in, but just in case something goes wrong, this is a CYA)

Projected XI: Krul | Simpson, Williamson, Coloccini, Santon | Tiote, Jonas | Cabaye | Ben Arfa, Cisse, Ba

Projected Subs: Elliot, Raylor, Perch, Ferguson, Obertan, Marveaux, Ameobi

Manchester City FC

Currently: 1st place, 26-5-5, 83 pts

Out: Owen Hargreaves (calf) (seriously... does this even really count anymore?)

Possible: Joe Hart (foot)

Projected XI: Hart | Zabaleta, Lescott, Kompany, Clichy | Yaya Toure, Barry | Silva, Tevez, Nasri | Aguero

Projected subs: Pantilimon, Kolarov, Richards, de Jong, Milner, Balotelli, Dzeko