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  • Date:26 Feb 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:St James' Park
  • Attendance:48,062
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  • Sturridge (37)
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Live Commentary

93:35 +3.35

Nile Ranger is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Matthew Taylor takes the direct free kick.

90:31 +0.31

Shefki Kuqi replaces Leon Best.

87:28

Leon Best is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by David Wheater.

85:35

Kevin Nolan produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses left.

84:23

Booking for Marcos Alonso for unsporting behaviour. Martin Petrov leaves the field to be replaced by Matthew Taylor. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cheik Tiote by Marcos Alonso. Direct free kick taken by Steve Harper.

82:46

Shot from outside the area by Sanchez Jose Enrique misses to the left of the target.

79:54

Unfair challenge on Nile Ranger by Gary Cahill results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Cheik Tiote.

78:08

Fabrice Muamba leaves the field to be replaced by Mark Davies.

77:43

Johan Elmander has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

75:36

Gary Cahill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nile Ranger. Cheik Tiote takes the direct free kick.

71:27

Inswinging corner taken by Martin Petrov, Nile Ranger makes a clearance. Marcos Alonso has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

70:56

David Wheater fouled by Leon Best, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by David Wheater.

69:57

The ball is sent over by Steven Taylor, Nile Ranger has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

68:34

Centre by Paul Robinson, save by Steve Harper.

67:03

Foul by David Wheater on Cheik Tiote, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Cheik Tiote.

66:22

Nile Ranger joins the action as a substitute, replacing Peter Lovenkrands.

65:58

Jonas Gutierrez goes off and Steven Taylor comes on.

65:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonas Gutierrez on Stuart Holden. Direct free kick taken by Marcos Alonso.

64:41

The ball is swung over by Martin Petrov, Danny Simpson makes a clearance.

63:42

Martin Petrov takes a shot. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save.

62:23

Martin Petrov takes a shot. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

58:27

David Wheater is given a yellow card. Johan Elmander takes a shot. David Wheater concedes a free kick for a foul on Leon Best. Danny Simpson takes the free kick.

56:46

Daniel Sturridge fouled by Cheik Tiote, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Sturridge restarts play with the free kick.

55:34

Martin Petrov delivers the ball, Fabricio Coloccini makes a clearance. Corner taken by Martin Petrov from the left by-line.

53:32

The referee shows Ryan Taylor a red card for violent conduct. Johan Elmander fouled by Ryan Taylor, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick. Gary Cahill takes a shot. Save by Steve Harper.

52:56

A cross is delivered by Jonas Gutierrez, clearance by David Wheater.

51:55

Gary Cahill takes a shot. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save.

49:41

Shot by Marcos Alonso from outside the box goes high over the target.

49:02

Jonas Gutierrez delivers the ball, save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

47:55

Sanchez Jose Enrique takes a shot. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save. The assistant referee flags for offside against Peter Lovenkrands. Jussi Jaaskelainen restarts play with the free kick.

43:39

Johan Elmander takes a shot. Kevin Nolan gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Martin Petrov from the right by-line, Ryan Taylor makes a clearance.

42:56

Cheik Tiote takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

42:40

Centre by Sanchez Jose Enrique.

42:07

Fabrice Muamba takes a shot. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

39:24

Centre by Martin Petrov.

37:44

Daniel Sturridge grabs a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Newcastle 1-1 Bolton.Johan Elmander provided the assist for the goal.

36:09

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Robinson on Peter Lovenkrands. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Ryan Taylor.

34:05

Daniel Sturridge fouled by Cheik Tiote, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

33:41

The referee blows for offside against Peter Lovenkrands. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

32:13

Kevin Nolan fouled by Martin Petrov, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Fabricio Coloccini.

28:32

Ryan Taylor takes a shot. Blocked by Stuart Holden. Ryan Taylor takes the inswinging corner, Mike Williamson takes a shot. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen. Johan Elmander has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

27:17

Paul Robinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonas Gutierrez. Ryan Taylor sends in a cross, Leon Best has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

26:08

The ball is swung over by Sanchez Jose Enrique, Leon Best takes a shot. Blocked by David Wheater.

25:20

Daniel Sturridge produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

22:41

Ryan Taylor takes a corner.

22:10

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Taylor by Fabrice Muamba. Free kick taken by Ryan Taylor.

20:39

The assistant referee flags for offside against Leon Best. Indirect free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

19:58

Kevin Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Sanchez Jose Enrique. Steve Harper takes the free kick.

19:24

The assistant referee signals for offside against Leon Best. Indirect free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

18:44

Sanchez Jose Enrique produces a cross.

17:04

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Mike Williamson.

15:27

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot.

13:49

Ryan Taylor takes a outswinging corner. Foul by Kevin Nolan on Stuart Holden, free kick awarded. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.

12:03

Kevin Nolan grabs a headed goal from close in. Newcastle 1-0 Bolton.The ball is sent over by Danny Simpson, Peter Lovenkrands takes a shot. The assist for the goal came from Cheik Tiote. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save.

10:18

Corner taken by Martin Petrov from the right by-line, save made by Steve Harper.

9:16

The ball is crossed by Marcos Alonso.

8:30

The ball is delivered by Martin Petrov, Stuart Holden takes a shot. Blocked by Mike Williamson.

7:20

The ball is swung over by Sanchez Jose Enrique, David Wheater makes a clearance.

5:41

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot from long range which goes wide left of the goal.

4:50

Kevin Davies challenges Cheik Tiote unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steve Harper takes the direct free kick.

4:03

Leon Best produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

2:10

Leon Best concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Robinson. Free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

0:28

The ball is delivered by Martin Petrov, clearance made by Danny Simpson. Corner taken by Stuart Holden played to the near post, save by Steve Harper.

Match Preview

Pardew buoyed by Tiote stay Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is hoping the retention of midfielder Cheick Tiote will form the basis of a bright new future for the team. The 24-year-old Ivory Coast international has put pen to paper on a six-and-a-half-year deal just seven months after joining the club from Dutch side FC Twente. Tiote's superb form at St James' Park has alerted a series of suitors and sparked speculation that Manchester United and Chelsea among others were preparing summer bids for him. The fact that striker Andy Carroll left Tyneside last month in a #35million switch to Liverpool a little more than three months after signing a new five-year deal will not be lost on the club's fans, and the news that Jose Enrique and Joey Barton have put their own contract talks on hold until the end of the season remains a concern. However, Pardew, who has also tied up assistant John Carver on a five-and-a-half-year contract, is confident securing Tiote's future represents a firm statement of intent from owner Mike Ashley and the latest phase of his blueprint for lasting success. He said: "Negotiations are very, very difficult at this level of football, and I think the signing of Cheick underpins the message Mike wants to give, that we can build a young team here which can go forward and take the club forward. "Cheick is a big part of that and after the disappointment of Andy leaving, it's a very good statement. "Mike wanted to make a statement after Andy leaving that the future can be bright here, and signing Cheick is a big step forward because he's had a fabulous first season. "Hopefully now we can build on his signing with others. "That's something we have got to resolve between now and the end of the season to make sure we keep our best players, and hopefully we can manage to do that. "Negotiations are never easy and never straightforward, but we are trying to keep what we have here, the really strong parts of the team, together." Tiote and his team-mates will look to build upon a run of eight Barclays Premier League games which has brought just one defeat when they head into battle with Bolton. The Magpies were trounced 5-1 at the Reebok Stadium in November, but have since eased themselves to within touching distance of securing their top-flight status, although Pardew insists there is no room for relaxation. Striker Peter Lovenkrands is a doubt with a thigh strain, and Nile Ranger and Shefki Kuqi are standing by. Bolton manager Owen Coyle is determined to see striker Ivan Klasnic at his physical peak to match his new-found mental edge. The last 10 days could prove to be a turning point for Klasnic in his career with Bolton, with the Croatian scoring the winner in FA Cup ties at Wigan and Fulham to send the club into the sixth round. Sandwiched in between was confirmation from Greater Manchester Police that he would not face charges over the alleged rape of a teenage girl following an investigation dating back to October. Given Klasnic has also had a number of injury niggles this season, after joining Bolton in the summer on a permanent deal from Nantes, the worst would now appear to be behind him. With Coyle's confidence in Klasnic unwavering, all he now requires of the 31-year-old is for him to get himself fully fit. "He has been stop-start with injuries this season, and people have forgotten about that," said Coyle on Klasnic, who has yet to start a Barclays Premier League game this campaign. "But it's fair to say that mentally he is now in a very good place, and physically he is very close to his maximum. "We know he is a quality goalscorer. That is not even up for debate. That desire to score goals is there. "What we have to make sure is that Ivan is physically at his very best, that he has that sharpness, and he is getting there bit by bit." Coyle will make one definite change, with Jussi Jaaskelainen to return in goal ahead of Adam Bogdan who was used in the cup ties.

Formation:442Manager: Alan Pardew

Newcastle

Formation: 442Manager: Owen Coyle

Bolton

  • Steve Harper
  • Danny Simpson
  • Mike Williamson
  • Fabricio Coloccini
  • Sanchez Jose Enrique
  • Ryan Taylor
  • Cheik Tiote
  • Kevin Nolan
  • Jonas Gutierrez
  • Leon Best
  • Peter Lovenkrands
  • SUBS
  • Tim Krul
  • Sol Campbell
  • James Perch
  • Steven Taylor
  • Nile Ranger
  • Shane Ferguson
  • Shefki Kuqi

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Match Report

Ten-man Magpies hang on Daniel Sturridge's fourth goal in as many games was only enough to claim a point for Bolton as 10-man Newcastle held out for a 1-1 draw. The striker, on loan from Chelsea, struck seven minutes before the break to cancel out the lead former Wanderers midfielder Kevin Nolan had given the Magpies with his 11th of the season with 13 minutes gone. But an open game shifted firmly Bolton's way with Ryan Taylor's 54th-minute dismissal for a two-footed challenge on Johan Elmander. Taylor was making just his fifth appearance of the season on his return from an ankle ligament injury, but his rush of blood left Newcastle hanging on for a dear life. The draw ended Bolton's run of six successive Barclays Premier League away defeats and extended the Magpies' run to one loss in nine. In Sturridge, Bolton had a deserving candidate for man of the match as he caused problems for the off. Fabricio Coloccini repeatedly needed the help of full-back Jose Enrique to keep the striker at bay, although the Spaniard had his own hands full with Elmander, who caused such problems during the Magpies 5-1 defeat at the Reebok Stadium in November, playing in a wide midfield role. But Newcastle gave as good as they got in a thrilling first half, during which play switched rapidly from end to end. The home side took the lead with 13 minutes gone, and yet again, it was Nolan who did the trick. Not for the first time, he demonstrated his knack of finding space inside a crowded penalty area to meet Cheick Tiote's driven cross, and his deft header was too good for Jussi Jaaskelainen. The Finn had kept out Peter Lovenkrands' near-post flick seconds earlier, and later needed David Wheater's help to prevent Leon Best's shot ending up in the back of the net. Best headed a Taylor free-kick just over the bar with 28 minutes gone. The former Wigan man was a late replacement for Joey Barton, who suffered an injury during the warm-up. Only a last-ditch tackle by full-back Marcos Alonso denied Taylor seconds later - but Sturridge continued to look the man most likely to drag Bolton back into the game, and he did just that seven minutes before the break. A rare mistake from Tiote allowed Elmander to find the striker, and he shifted the ball on to his left foot before shooting unerringly into the bottom corner. Lovenkrands helped a Tiote effort just over the bar and Nolan bravely blocked an Elmander drive as the half drew to a close. Jaaskelainen was back in action within three minutes of the restart after Enrique spun away from Elmander with ease before surging into the penalty area and unleashing a powerful shot. However, Alonso fired over from 20 yards and Steve Harper had to get down well to claim Gary Cahill's deflected drive as Bolton responded. But the momentum shifted significantly with 54 minutes gone when Taylor launched himself at Elmander and was dismissed by referee Chris Foy, who had little choice but to produce the red card. Bolton instantly sensed an opportunity and committed more men to the search for a winner, and Coloccini and Mike Williamson found themselves firmly in the firing line as they were forced to deal with a series of dangerous crosses. Lovenkrands dropped into the wide midfield berth vacated by Taylor to leave Best alone up front, and there was little the former Coventry man could do to help stem the tide. Magpies boss Alan Pardew made his move with 23 minutes remaining when he sent on central defender Steven Taylor for Jonas Gutierrez and striker Nile Ranger for Lovenkrands, and went to a back three. Ranger headed over from Taylor's 70th-minute cross, but it took a priceless goal-line clearance from Nolan to keep out Martin Petrov's effort five minutes later. There was late drama when Jaaskelainen had to scuttle across his line to collect the ball after Paul Robinson had chested Best's cross a little too firmly towards goal.

Form Guide

    DDLDDW
  • Newcastle
  • VS
  • Bolton
  • DLLWLW

Last Meetings

  • Bolton
  • 5 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 20/11/2010
  • Bolton
  • 1 - 0
  • Newcastle
  • 01/03/2009
  • Newcastle
  • 1 - 0
  • Bolton
  • 23/08/2008
  • Newcastle
  • 0 - 0
  • Bolton
  • 19/01/2008
  • Bolton
  • 1 - 3
  • Newcastle
  • 11/08/2007
  • Bolton
  • 2 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 26/12/2006

Top Scorers

Newcastle

  • K Nolan 9
  • L Best 5
  • P Lovenkrands 3
  • S Ameobi 3
  • F Coloccini 2
  • J Barton 2
  • JM Gutierrez 1
  • H Ben Arfa 1
  • CI Tiote 1

Bolton

  • J Elmander 9
  • KC Davies 3
  • M Petrov 3
  • D Sturridge 3
  • I Klasnic 2
  • S Holden 2
  • C Lee 2
  • R Blake 1
  • M Taylor 1
  • Z Knight 1
  • G Steinsson 1
  • G Cahill 1
  • M Davies 1
  • F Muamba 1
  • RM Moreno 1

Goals

Newcastle

    • Total goals 80
    • Goals per game 42
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bolton

    • Total goals 76
    • Goals per game 38
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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