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Arsenal travel to Newcastle United on Sunday for the final Premier League clash of the season.You can find out more about our opponents below.


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


Three facts about Newcastle:

  • The Magpies have been champions of England on four occasions, but not since 1927
  • They finished last season in fifth place in the Premier League
  • The club have the third highest average attendance in England, after Arsenal and Manchester United

Yohan Cabaye
A cultured midfielder with superb passing range, Newcastle signed Cabaye from French side Lille in 2011. Since joining the club, the 27-year-old has put in a series of convincing and determined performances in the middle of the park. Technically impressive, the midfielder will try to influence proceedings on Sunday.