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First Ten Games: Part Three

The switch from 4-4-1-1 to 4-4-2 For the first seven games this season Chris Hughton fielded a formation resembling 4-4-1-1. Kevin Nolan has played just off the striker for all of the first seven games this season except for the … Continue reading

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First Ten Games: Part Two

What effect has Tioté had on the team? Let’s compare Cheick Tioté’s six appearances for Newcastle to the four appearances of the player whose position as the deepest midfielder in the formation he has usurped, Alan Smith. Here are some … Continue reading

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