Arsenal v Newcastle - JG Preview

The Gunners take on Newcastle Untied at Emirates Stadium on Saturday in their Premier League fixture.

You can find out more about their opponents below:


Newcastle Full name: Newcastle
Manager: Steve McClaren
Club colours: Black and white stripped shirts, blue shorts and black and white socks
Nickname:The Magpies


Three facts about Newcastle:
In the last 14 Premier League meetings Arsenal have won 11. In the other three games Arsenal have had a player sent off and lost one and drew two.
There have been 18 goals scored in the last three Premier League meetings between these two sides at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal have already beaten Newcastle once this season when the won 1-0 at St James’ Park


Fabricio Coloccini NewcastleStar Man: Fabricio Coloccini 
The tough defender is the club's captain and is a key member of Steve McClaren's squad. His ability to read the game and prowess in the air makes him a tough nut to crack.