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  • Date:12 Feb 2014
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:St James' Park
  • Attendance:48,264
  • Adebayor (18) Paulinho (52)
    Adebayor (81) Adebayor (81)
    Chadli (87)

Live Commentary

The referee blows the whistle to end the game.

91:52 +1.52

Paul Dummett takes the free kick.

91:37 +1.37

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kyle Walker on Paul Dummett.

91:32 +1.32

Short corner taken by Andros Townsend from the right by-line.

91:09 +1.09

Shot by Andros Townsend. Blocked by Tim Krul.


Jan Vertonghen makes a clearance.


Nacer Chadli scores a right footed goal. Newcastle 0-4 Spurs.Assist by Nabil Bentaleb.


Andros Townsend takes a shot. Tim Krul safely holds on.


Sylvain Marveaux takes a shot. Jan Vertonghen gets a block in.


Joe Paulo Paulinho challenges Mathieu Debuchy unfairly and gives away a free kick.


Etienne Capoue restarts play with the free kick.


Moussa Sissoko concedes a free kick for a foul on Nabil Bentaleb.


Emmanuel Adebayor leaves the field to be replaced by Roberto Soldado.


Emmanuel Adebayor slots the ball right footed into the goal. Newcastle 0-3 Spurs.


Emmanuel Adebayor scores with a right foot finish. Newcastle 0-3 Spurs.


Andros Townsend has an effort at goal. Tim Krul fumbles the ball.


Nabil Bentaleb takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.


Short corner taken by Paul Dummett from the left by-line.


The ball is swung over by Paul Dummett.


Mike Williamson makes a clearance.


Clearance made by Nacer Chadli.


Nacer Chadli is brought on as a substitute for Aaron Lennon.


Mathieu Debuchy gets a header at goal. A parry by Hugo Lloris prevents the goal.


Clearance by Emmanuel Adebayor.


Yoan Gouffran takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Hugo Lloris parries the effort to safety.


Clearance made by Younes Kaboul.


Sylvain Marveaux replaces Sammy Ameobi.


Shot by Paul Dummett went wide right of the post.


A cross is delivered by Sammy Ameobi.


Header at goal by Mathieu Debuchy. Blocked by Joe Paulo Paulinho.


Andros Townsend manages to make a clearance.


Mousa Dembele leaves the field to be replaced by Andros Townsend.


(Newcastle) makes a substitution, with Hatem Ben Arfa coming on for Luuk De Jong.


Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mathieu Debuchy by Nabil Bentaleb.


The ball is sent over by Yoan Gouffran.


Mousa Dembele takes a shot. Paul Dummett gets a block in.


Joe Paulo Paulinho scores with their right foot. Newcastle 0-2 Spurs.


Emmanuel Adebayor takes a shot. Tim Krul parries the ball but the danger is not over.


Etienne Capoue gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sammy Ameobi.


The ball is sent over by Moussa Sissoko.


Clearance made by Hugo Lloris.

The referee gets the second half underway.

45:12 +0.12

Davide Santon has an effort at goal. Hugo Lloris makes a block.


(Newcastle) makes a substitution, with Paul Dummett coming on for Davide Santon.

The half-time whistle blows.


A cross is delivered by Yoan Gouffran.


Tim Krul takes the free kick.


Kyle Walker challenges Davide Santon unfairly and gives away a free kick.


Clearance made by Jan Vertonghen.


Younes Kaboul manages to make a clearance.


Moussa Sissoko takes a brilliant shot and went wide of the right hand post.


Corner taken by Davide Santon from the right by-line.


Clearance by Kyle Naughton.


Shot by Sammy Ameobi missed to the right of the target.


Joe Paulo Paulinho manages to make a clearance.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Aaron Lennon on Mathieu Debuchy.


Hugo Lloris restarts play with the free kick.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Moussa Sissoko on Etienne Capoue.


The ball is swung over by Yoan Gouffran.


Shot by Kyle Naughton cleared the bar.


Aaron Lennon takes a shot. Blocked by Mathieu Debuchy.


Free kick taken by Jan Vertonghen.


Unfair challenge on Etienne Capoue by Luuk De Jong results in a free kick.


Free kick crossed by Davide Santon.


Kyle Walker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Davide Santon.


Papiss Cisse produces a cross.


Papiss Cisse takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.


Etienne Capoue takes the free kick.


Unfair challenge on Nabil Bentaleb by Vurnon Anita results in a free kick.


Free kick taken by Jan Vertonghen.


Aaron Lennon makes a clearance.


Shot by Sammy Ameobi. Blocked by Younes Kaboul.


Emmanuel Adebayor scores with a left foot finish. Newcastle 0-1 Spurs.


Clearance made by Mike Williamson.


Kyle Walker makes a clearance.


Mathieu Debuchy fouled by Aaron Lennon, the ref awards a free kick.


Free kick crossed by Kyle Walker.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Davide Santon on Kyle Walker.


Jan Vertonghen makes a clearance.


Clearance by Jan Vertonghen.


Davide Santon crosses the ball in from the free kick.


Etienne Capoue challenges Yoan Gouffran unfairly and gives away a free kick.


Sammy Ameobi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Etienne Capoue.


Free kick taken by Davide Santon.


Etienne Capoue challenges Papiss Cisse unfairly and gives away a free kick.


The referee blows for offside.


Clearance by Steven Taylor.


Shot by Papiss Cisse. Hugo Lloris fumbles the ball.


Joe Paulo Paulinho has an effort at goal. Tim Krul parries the ball away.


Emmanuel Adebayor takes a shot. Vurnon Anita gets a block in.


Mathieu Debuchy takes a weak shot and missed to the left of the goal.

Match Preview

Pardew demands big finish Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has challenged his players to provide the foundation for a summer spending spree with a positive finish to the season. The Magpies currently sit in eighth place in the Barclays Premier League table ahead of Wednesday night's home clash with Tottenham, 10 points clear of Swansea in 10th, but eight adrift of the top six. European qualification may now be a big ask after a run of seven games which has brought just a single victory, but Pardew is aware he needs a strong conclusion to persuade his bigger names they can fulfil their ambitions on Tyneside and do not follow Yohan Cabaye through the exit, while luring his targets in the transfer window. The 52-year-old said: "For sure, the only way we are going to do that is to keep our winning strategy. "At the minute, we are just in the black - we have won more than we have lost - and it's important that we keep that until the end of the season. "That gives you a foundation for the year after, where we know we have funds available. We have got to just spend it correctly." Cabaye's big money departure for Paris St Germain during the final week of the January transfer window, and the club's subsequent failure to replace him, ripped a gaping hole in the heart of Pardew's team, and the timing could hardly have been worse. Loic Remy's suspension - he will complete his three-match ban with the Spurs game - and injuries to Fabricio Coloccini, Mathieu Debuchy, Cheick Tiote, Gabriel Obertan, Gael Bigirimana, Yoan Gouffran and Papiss Cisse have once again exposed the relative lack of depth in the squad. Indeed, Pardew was forced to field full-back Davide Santon in central midfield and include academy striker Adam Armstrong, who turned 17 on Monday, among the substitutes at Chelsea on Saturday. Cisse, who aggravated a back problem during a warm-weather training camp in Abu Dhabi last month, is at least close to a return, and he has been left in little doubt as to what is required of him during the next three months or so. The Senegal international, who scored 13 goals in his first 14 appearances for the club following his arrival in January 2012, has slipped behind loan signing Remy in the pecking order, and having been repeatedly linked with a move away from St James', is approaching a crossroads. Pardew said: "He needs to have a big second half of the season for the summer. "We are going to have to make a decision with Papiss: whether he is going to stay at this club and be a big player for us like he was two years ago and last year to a degree, or whether it's going to be pastures new." Meanwhile, Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood believes his side could lose up to five of their remaining Barclays Premier League fixtures and still qualify for next season's Champions League. Spurs currently sit fifth in the table following their 1-0 win over fellow top-four hopefuls Everton on Sunday, with just a three-point gap up to Liverpool, who currently occupy that much-coveted fourth spot. Sherwood has lost just one of his nine league fixtures since replacing Andre Villas-Boas as manager at White Hart Lane, albeit a 5-1 mauling at the hands of Manchester City, but feels he could afford to see his side lose several more games in the run-in. "I haven't looked at it, maths isn't my strong point but I would say we can only possibly afford to lose four or five games maybe of what we have got left," he said. "That would be a huge tally." When asked if nine wins from their remaining 13 games would be enough, Sherwood replied: "It could well be, no one is dropping points are they. Someone could drop a couple but big rivals like Liverpool are flying and we need them to trip up, that is for sure. "We're looking upwards rather than behind us but we know it will be tough and there are teams behind us capable of putting a run together and sneaking fourth," he said. "It will go to the wire. I don't think anything will be secured until the last month of the season. I would say Newcastle have to consider themselves in it and possibly Southampton, Manchester United for sure. "Our target is fourth place and it always has been, if we can get higher than that then great but it is the target we are looking for." Sherwood has no fresh injury concerns for the trip. Sandro (calf) and Vlad Chriches (back) remain sidelined and Sherwood also confirmed Erik Lamela has suffered a setback in his recovery from a thigh strain and will also be missing. Andros Townsend will be pushing for a start after returning from the bench in the win against Everton following a lay-off with a hamstring injury.

Formation:4231Manager: Alan Pardew


Formation: 4141Manager: Tim Sherwood


  • Tim Krul
  • Mathieu Debuchy
  • Mike Williamson
  • Steven Taylor
  • Davide Santon
  • Vurnon Anita
  • Moussa Sissoko
  • Yoan Gouffran
  • Luuk De Jong
  • Sammy Ameobi
  • Papiss Cisse
  • SUBS
  • Hatem Ben Arfa
  • Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa
  • Dan Gosling
  • Rob Elliot
  • Sylvain Marveaux
  • Shola Ameobi
  • Paul Dummett



Match Report

Form Guide

  • Newcastle
  • VS
  • Spurs

Last Meetings

  • Spurs
  • 0 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 10/11/2013
  • Spurs
  • 2 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 09/02/2013
  • Newcastle
  • 2 - 1
  • Spurs
  • 18/08/2012
  • Spurs
  • 5 - 0
  • Newcastle
  • 11/02/2012
  • Newcastle
  • 2 - 2
  • Spurs
  • 16/10/2011
  • Newcastle
  • 1 - 1
  • Spurs
  • 22/01/2011

Top Scorers


  • L Remy 11
  • Y Gouffran 6
  • H Ben Arfa 2
  • M Debuchy 1
  • M Sissoko 1
  • P Dummett 1


  • E Adebayor 6
  • JB Paulinho 3
  • GT Sigurdsson 3
  • C Eriksen 3
  • J Defoe 1
  • A Lennon 1
  • RR Soldado 1
  • M Dembele 1
  • E Capoue 1
  • A Townsend 1
  • K Walker 1
  • RG Sandro 1
  • V Chiriches 1



    • Total goals 66
    • Goals per game 32
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins


    • Total goals 66
    • Goals per game 32
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins