Carroll returns for Newcastle promotion party

05 April 2010 07:32
ANDY CARROLL has been named in the Newcastle United team to face Sheffield United tonight, an occasion when promotion to the Premier League will be celebrated.[LNB] Carroll missed Saturday's trip to Peterborough United with an ankle problem, but he is one five changes to the team that won at London Road.[LNB] Wayne Routledge, Danny Guthrie, Peter Lovenkrands and Jonas Gutierrez all come back in, as the Magpies look to extend their lead at the top of the Championship to six points.[LNB] Nottingham Forest's failure to beat Cardiff City in the earlier evening kick-off, meant that Newcastle have already been guaranteed a Premier League return regardless of tonight's result.[LNB] NEWCASTLE UNITED (4-4-2): Harper; Simpson, Williamson, Coloccini, Enrique; Routledge, Nolan, Guthrie, Lovenkrands; Carroll, Lovenkrands. Subs: Barton, Taylor, Best, Butt, Ameobi, Krul, Kadar.[LNB] SHEFFIELD UNITED (4-4-2): Simonsen; Nosworthy, Seip, Morgan, Taylor; Williamson, Montgomery, Harper, Quinn; Henderson, Cresswell. Subs: Yeates, Bennett, Bartley, Little, Geary, Fortune, Lowton.[LNB]

Source: Northern_Echo