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tribalfootball.com
On-loan Merino thanks supportive Newcastle fansMikel Merino has expressed his gratitude to the The Spaniard joined the club o
tribalfootball.com / Posted yesterday
Mikel Merino has expressed his gratitude to the The Spaniard joined the club on loan from Borussia Dortmund in the summer and has impressed with his performances this season. And at just 20 years of age, the welcome given to him by the Toon... Read more
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HITC Sport
Betting odds: Newcastle now just 2/1 to beat Southampton to sign Spanish contract rebelpriced up at 2/1, with the Magpies suddenly second favourites to beat Southampt
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
priced up at 2/1, with the Magpies suddenly second favourites to beat Southampton to his signature. Newcastle have seen Mikel Merino suffer a dip in form since making his move from Borussia Dortmund permanent, whilst Jonjo Shelvey's discipline... Read more
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chroniclelive
Revealed: The reasons for NUFC's six weeks of miseryDummett’s injury against Spurs left Benitez without his favourite defensive pla
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
Dummett’s injury against Spurs left Benitez without his favourite defensive player and he also lost Christian Atsu and Mikel Merino at the points when they were in their best form. Throw into the mix Dwight Gayle starting the season with... Read more
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chroniclelive
Mikel Merino praises Newcastle United's amazing fans as he admits he is feeling the loveMikel Merino admits he is amazed by the love he has been shown by the Newcastle
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
Mikel Merino admits he is amazed by the love he has been shown by the Newcastle United fans since joining the club in the summer. The Spanish midfielder said that what he was told about the atmosphere at St James’ Park was a huge factor in his... Read more
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International Business Times
Newcastle targeting Torino midfielder Afriyie Acquah amid imminent takeover with the untrustworthy Jonjo Shelvey and the inadequate Isaac Hayden failing to
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
with the untrustworthy Jonjo Shelvey and the inadequate Isaac Hayden failing to provide sufficient foil for summer signing Mikel Merino. Reports suggest that Benitez will have a transfer kitty of around £30m ($40m) to spend next month, but he may... Read more
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HITC Sport
Betting: Newcastle among favourites to sign £9m strikerfor the Cherries last season. That being said, he might well have a better sup
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
for the Cherries last season. That being said, he might well have a better support cast at Newcastle, with the likes of Mikel Merino and Christian Atsu feeding him, but it's speculative. If United's £300 million takeover goes through then... Read more
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Bleacher Report
EPL 100: Ranking of Premier League's Best Players After Matchday 17and Aaron Ramsey (injured) are fortunate to shift upwards, while Harry Winks re
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
and Aaron Ramsey (injured) are fortunate to shift upwards, while Harry Winks re-enters, Wilfred Ndidi joins us, and Mikel Merino's return to the pitch paves his path north. Biggest rise: Mikel Merino (+6) Attacking... Read more
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HITC Sport
A midfielder, an agent? Who benefits from Jonjo Shelvey's Newcastle United suspension?place. But a solid, discipline performance against the Gunners could be just wh
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
place. But a solid, discipline performance against the Gunners could be just what he needs to become the steel next to Mikel Merino's silk.2. Mikel Merino Not only will Mikel Merino now be Newcastle's primary playmaker, meaning all the play... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Trust The Key Word Regarding Rafahave an owner that allows us to become a football club again, we would then see
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
have an owner that allows us to become a football club again, we would then see changes with probably only the likes of Mikel Merino safe from any cull. The fact that Rafa chops and changes teams whether individuals have performed or not in... Read more
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Everton FC
5 Things We Learned: Newcastleto St James’ Park. 1. The Art Of Winning Ugly Everton may have rode their luc
Everton FC / Posted yesterday
to St James’ Park. 1. The Art Of Winning Ugly Everton may have rode their luck at times - namely when Matt Ritchie and Mikel Merino both struck the woodwork in the first half - but once Wayne Rooney put the Blues in front, this was another... Read more
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chroniclelive
NUFC need to be rescued: They are heading down without itto do. They had begun well, re-organised into a more sturdy defensive unit wit
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
to do. They had begun well, re-organised into a more sturdy defensive unit with Mo Diame protecting a midfield pairing of Mikel Merino and the returning Jonjo Shelvey. Within a few seconds of the start DeAndre Yedlin – much better as he was... Read more
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chroniclelive
NUFC player ratings: How Lee Ryder rated NUFC playerswere left facing familiar problems. Rafa Benitez shuffled his pack to bring Mo
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
were left facing familiar problems. Rafa Benitez shuffled his pack to bring Mo Diame back into the starting XI while Mikel Merino and Jonjo Shelvey were also back in midfield. But there were few standout performers and Newcastle are staring... Read more
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Daily Mail
Newcastle 0-1 Everton: Rooney stabs home to secure victorypicked up a minor injury Kenny leaps in the air and beats Ritchie to the heade
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
picked up a minor injury Kenny leaps in the air and beats Ritchie to the header to flick the ball on to a team-mate as Mikel Merino watches on Allardyce enjoyed it, celebrating arms aloft on the same touchline where supporters hurled... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Instant Reactions - Newcastle v Everton (13/12/17)since last January, but Newcastle had their own opportunities and hit the woodw
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
since last January, but Newcastle had their own opportunities and hit the woodwork twice with efforts from Matt Ritchie and Mikel Merino. The day got worse for the hosts when Jonjo Shelvey again found himself on the wrong end of two yellow cards... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Everton Verdict - Rooney makes the difference but Williams is a rockbelief too much as seven minutes before half-time they hit the woodwork for a s
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
belief too much as seven minutes before half-time they hit the woodwork for a second time when a 30-yard thunderbolt from Mikel Merino had Jordan Pickford beaten all ends up. Thankfully for Everton, it didn't beat the post, cannoning off it,... Read more
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Soccer Way
Newcastle United 0 Everton 1: Rooney haunts Magpies again any top-flight club, but the hosts may have felt it was somewhat undeserved. T
Soccer Way / Posted 2 days ago
any top-flight club, but the hosts may have felt it was somewhat undeserved. The goal came either side of Matt Ritchie and Mikel Merino striking the woodwork but Newcastle's general control of proceedings faded in the second half, with Everton... Read more
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chroniclelive
NUFC lose again - will a takeover be too late to save them?in the first 10 minutes and weren’t troubled by the Toffees with Idrissa Gueye’
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
in the first 10 minutes and weren’t troubled by the Toffees with Idrissa Gueye’s terrible shot rolling harmlessly wide. Mikel Merino tried his luck from distance six minutes later but his shot was blocked.NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - DECEMBER... Read more
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Everton FC
Matchfashion. Both sides continued to trade blows in what was becoming a breathless
Everton FC / Posted 2 days ago
fashion. Both sides continued to trade blows in what was becoming a breathless encounter. Newcastle’s Spanish midfielder Mikel Merino almost conjured a spectacular equaliser when his 30-yards screamer cannoned back off the inside of the post and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Everton win away at Newcastle thanks to another Wayne Rooney goalwondered how they went in behind at the break having twice hit the woodwork. B
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
wondered how they went in behind at the break having twice hit the woodwork. But in between strikes by Matt Ritchie and Mikel Merino that struck the post, Everton broke the deadlock. Everton's Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring against Newcastle... Read more
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Goal.com
Newcastle United v Everton Live Commentary & Result, , Premier LeagueHe sends on Ayoze Perez for the last five minutes. Can he rescue a precious poi
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
He sends on Ayoze Perez for the last five minutes. Can he rescue a precious point for the Magpies? 86' Substitution Mikel Merino Zazón Ayoze Pérez Gutiérrez 84' Gueye wins a free kick in the centre circle and Everton also take the... Read more
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chroniclelive
NUFC fans react as Benitez makes four changes ahead of Everton clashDwight Gayle leading the line up front. Despite scoring on Saturday, Joselu mak
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Dwight Gayle leading the line up front. Despite scoring on Saturday, Joselu makes way to the bench.Jamaal Lascelles and Mikel Merino (Image: Newcastle United) Harry De Cosemo said: “Great to see Lascelles, Atsu and Shelvey in from the start.... Read more
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chroniclelive
Wholesale changes - The SIX changes you would like to see Newcastle make this eveningretain his place, while Chancel Mbemba would complete the back four - replacing
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
retain his place, while Chancel Mbemba would complete the back four - replacing Javi Manquillo at left-back.Read More Mikel Merino remains in central midfield and he would be partnered by Jonjo Shelvey, who would replace Isaac Hayden. Ritchie... Read more
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chroniclelive
NUFC vs Everton team selectorability to pick a pass may prove crucial in this match, though he needs to do d
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
ability to pick a pass may prove crucial in this match, though he needs to do defensive work too if he is to play alongside Mikel Merino. In defence, Florian Lejeune should be taking out of the firing line for a match, allowing Jamaal Lascelles and... Read more
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chroniclelive
Every NUFC player Rafa has used in the PL this season by minuteswill not come as a surprise either to hear that Jonjo Shelvey (747) has played
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
will not come as a surprise either to hear that Jonjo Shelvey (747) has played fewer minutes than fellow midfielders Mikel Merino (885) and Hayden. Interestingly, Dwight Gayle (648) has played almost 400 minutes fewer than Joselu, who is the... Read more
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HITC Sport
'Our best player' - Newcastle fans urge Benitez to start 25-year-old against Evertonthe bench as unused substitute against Leicester City on Saturday evening. It
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
the bench as unused substitute against Leicester City on Saturday evening. It has seen Benitez prefer to use the likes of Mikel Merino, Mo Diame and Isaac Hayden in the middle of the park, but the latter was poor during Saturday's 3-2 loss to... Read more
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Sport in a storm
January talks will happen - Benitezin six new players in the summer window, adding Jacob Murphy, Florian Lejeune,
Sport in a storm / Posted 3 days ago
in six new players in the summer window, adding Jacob Murphy, Florian Lejeune, Christian Atsu, Joselu, Javier Manquillo and Mikel Merino to the squad. Benitez's men started the season well, sitting comfortably in the top half of the Premier League,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Rafa Benitez offers the best route out of Newcastle's PL miseryleft-back (he knows that he is not there yet) but he was within Newcastle’s bud
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
left-back (he knows that he is not there yet) but he was within Newcastle’s budget so was snapped up. The same is true of Mikel Merino. He has performed with a flourish for the most part but he is a young player signed to learn. Newcastle are now... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Newcastle United star denies claims by Rafael BenitezNewcastle United star Mikel Merino has suggested that his club do not need to s
Futn Soccer / Posted 3 days ago
Newcastle United star Mikel Merino has suggested that his club do not need to sign new players during the January transfer window in order to avoid relegation from the Premier League. The Magpies have been in poor form recently and have not won a... Read more
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HITC Sport
Would midfielder return mark a change in fortune for Newcastle?is capable of making a difference with his passing range. Newcastle are in nee
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
is capable of making a difference with his passing range. Newcastle are in need of a creative spark at present and, with Mikel Merino still seemingly lacking sharpness after recovering from injury, Shelvey should be entrusted with a starting... Read more
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chroniclelive
How Rafa Benitez will approach Newcastle United's relegation dogfight behind the scenescharacter for those players and the likes of Matt Ritchie, Dwight Gayle, Jonjo
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
character for those players and the likes of Matt Ritchie, Dwight Gayle, Jonjo Shelvey, Jamaal Lascelles, Ciaran Clark and Mikel Merino (an older head on young shoulders it seems) must really show they are capable of the life in the Premier League... Read more
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HITC Sport
21-year-old makes surprising claim about Newcastle squad; Magpies fans may disagreeIn comments reported by the Chronicle, Mikel Merino has, perhaps surprisingly,
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
In comments reported by the Chronicle, Mikel Merino has, perhaps surprisingly, suggested that Newcastle have a squad that is perfect for the Premier League - despite their recent form sending them towards the relegation zone. Rafa Benitez's men's... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Newcastle midfielder Merino: We don't need January signings to survivestar Mikel Merino has insisted that the Magpies do not need to sign new players
tribalfootball.com / Posted 4 days ago
star Mikel Merino has insisted that the Magpies do not need to sign new players in order to avoid relegation from the Premier League. Given United's poor run of results in recent weeks, manager Rafael Benitez has insisted that he needs to sign new... Read more
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HITC Sport
'He's given up': Newcastle fans seriously concerned by £8m man's performances Newcastle United fans are becoming concerned by Mikel Merino’s performances, si
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
Newcastle United fans are becoming concerned by Mikel Merino’s performances, since he signed a permanent contract at St. James’ Park. Merino made a wonderful start to life at Newcastle, after signing on loan from Borussia Dortmund, and Rafael... Read more
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chroniclelive
Merino: Why NUFC can survive, even without January additionsMikel Merino insists Newcastle United’s squad is “capable” of competing in the
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
Mikel Merino insists Newcastle United’s squad is “capable” of competing in the Premier League - and believes the Magpies’ season will not be dependent on the January transfer window. “Our squad is perfect for Premier League. All the players here are... Read more
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chroniclelive
Rafa & Ritchie exchange harsh words - NUFC moments you might have missedgave United the lead, Gayle had an excellent opportunity to turn the Magpies’ e
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
gave United the lead, Gayle had an excellent opportunity to turn the Magpies’ early dominance into to a two-goal cushion. Mikel Merino won the ball high up the pitch, played a delicious through-ball to Gayle who, from the edge of the area, dragged... Read more
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Transfermarkt
Late Perez own goal condemns Newcastle to yet another defeatKarl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then c
Transfermarkt / Posted 5 days ago
Karl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then curled a shot inches wide after slipping past Mikel Merino four minutes later. The visitors were level with 20 minutes gone when, after Merino had squandered possession... Read more
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soccernews
Newcastle United 2 Leicester City 3: Perez misery heightens Benitez woestarget following good work from Vicente Iborra and Jamie Vardy in the 19th minu
soccernews / Posted 6 days ago
target following good work from Vicente Iborra and Jamie Vardy in the 19th minute, they levelled in spectacular fashion. Mikel Merino sloppily conceded possession in midfield and Mahrez needed no second invitation to drive at a backpedalling home... Read more
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The News and Star
Late Perez own goal condemns Newcastle to yet another defeatKarl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then c
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Karl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then curled a shot inches wide after slipping past Mikel Merino four minutes later. The visitors were level with 20 minutes gone when, after Merino had squandered possession... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Late Perez own goal condemns Newcastle to yet another defeatKarl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then c
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
Karl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then curled a shot inches wide after slipping past Mikel Merino four minutes later. The visitors were level with 20 minutes gone when, after Merino had squandered possession... Read more
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Soccer Way
Newcastle United 2 Leicester City 3: Perez misery heightens Benitez woes target following good work from Vicente Iborra and Jamie Vardy in the 19th minu
Soccer Way / Posted 6 days ago
target following good work from Vicente Iborra and Jamie Vardy in the 19th minute, they levelled in spectacular fashion. Mikel Merino sloppily conceded possession in midfield and Mahrez needed no second invitation to drive at a backpedalling home... Read more
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chroniclelive
NUFC must learn games last for 90 mins, not just 15 - 5 things we learnedfind the back of the net in the top flight too. The way Gayle took his equalis
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
find the back of the net in the top flight too. The way Gayle took his equaliser proved that he is a natural goalscorer. Mikel Merino won a header on the edge of the area, it dropped to Gayle on the right-hand side of the box, and he faked to... Read more
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chroniclelive
Desperate NUFC beaten again as relegation worries deepenpossession a minute later but Kasper Schmeichel palmed the ball away low down.
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
possession a minute later but Kasper Schmeichel palmed the ball away low down. A dangerous free-kick followed but after Mikel Merino and Ritchie worked a one-two the ball was struck straight at the goalkeeper. The two sides went in level at the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Late Perez own goal condemns Newcastle to yet another defeatKarl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then c
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Karl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then curled a shot inches wide after slipping past Mikel Merino four minutes later. Riyad Mahrez celebrates with his team-mates after netting a lovely equaliser for the Foxes!... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Late Perez own goal condemns Newcastle to yet another defeatKarl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then c
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
Karl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then curled a shot inches wide after slipping past Mikel Merino four minutes later. The visitors were level with 20 minutes gone when, after Merino had squandered possession... Read more
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Gazette
Late Perez own goal condemns Newcastle to yet another defeatKarl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then c
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Karl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then curled a shot inches wide after slipping past Mikel Merino four minutes later. Riyad Mahrez celebrates with his team-mates after netting a lovely equaliser for the Foxes!... Read more
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guardian-series
Late Perez own goal condemns Newcastle to yet another defeatKarl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then c
guardian-series / Posted 6 days ago
Karl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then curled a shot inches wide after slipping past Mikel Merino four minutes later. Riyad Mahrez celebrates with his team-mates after netting a lovely equaliser for the Foxes!... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Late Perez own goal condemns Newcastle to yet another defeatKarl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then c
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Karl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then curled a shot inches wide after slipping past Mikel Merino four minutes later. Riyad Mahrez celebrates with his team-mates after netting a lovely equaliser for the Foxes!... Read more
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Harrow Times
Late Perez own goal condemns Newcastle to yet another defeatKarl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then c
Harrow Times / Posted 6 days ago
Karl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then curled a shot inches wide after slipping past Mikel Merino four minutes later. Riyad Mahrez celebrates with his team-mates after netting a lovely equaliser for the Foxes!... Read more
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Daily Mail
Newcastle 2-3 Leicester: Ayoze Perez scores late own goalhalf. He forced Karl Darlow into a fumbling save at his near post with a low b
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
half. He forced Karl Darlow into a fumbling save at his near post with a low blast on nine minutes and, after nutmegging Mikel Merino, his measured curler then evaded the top corner by a matter of inches. Leicester were waltzing through... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Late Perez own goal condemns Newcastle to yet another defeatKarl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then c
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 6 days ago
Karl Darlow into an uncomfortable ninth-minute save at his near post and then curled a shot inches wide after slipping past Mikel Merino four minutes later. Riyad Mahrez celebrates with his team-mates after netting a lovely equaliser for the Foxes!... Read more
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