The lads travel up to the north east to play high-flying Newcastle United on Sunday. 

You can find out more about our opponents below.

Newcastle United
Full name: Newcastle United
Manager: Alan Pardew
Club colours: Black and white shirts, black shorts, black socks
Nickname(s): The Magpies, the Toon, Geordies  




Three facts about Newcastle:  

  • Newcastle have won seven of their last nine games
  • The Magpies have won just one of their last 12 Premier League games against Arsenal
  • Yohan Gouffran has scored in five consecutive league games at St. James' Park. 

    Yohan Cabaye Newcastle United
    STAR MAN 
     
    Yohan Cabaye
    The French midfielder, who was linked heavily with a move to north London in the summer, has been Newcastle's standout player this season. The playmaker has scored five goals this campaign and all of Newcastle's attacking play goes through him. 
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