Pardew forced into reshuffle with Ameobi and Nolan out

10 April 2011 03:27
ALAN Pardew has been forced into a major reshuffle ahead of Newcastle United's Premier League game at Aston Villa.[LNB] With Shola Ameobi nursing a knee injury, Nile Ranger will make his first Premier League start at Villa Park.[LNB] Ranger will partner Peter Lovenkrands in attack, and with Kevin Nolan suspended, Newcastle will also be lining up with a new-look midfield.[LNB] Fabricio Coloccini will move out of defence to play in the holding role at the base of midfield.[LNB] The Argentinian will play behind a trio of Joey Barton, Danny Guthrie and Jonas Gutierrez, with the recalled Steven Taylor plugging the gap at centre-half.[LNB] ASTON VILLA (4-2-3-1): Friedel; Walker, Dunne, Collins, L Young; Makoun, Petrov; Downing, A Young, Agbonlahor; Bent.[LNB] Subs: Marshall (gk), Clark, Cuellar, Pires, Albrighton, Reo-Coker, Heskey.[LNB] NEWCASTLE (4-1-3-2): Harper; Simpson, Williamson, S Taylor, Enrique; Coloccini; Barton, Guthrie, Gutierrez; Lovenkrands, Ranger.[LNB] Subs: Krul, Ferguson, Tavernier, Richardson, R Taylor, Donaldson, Kuqi.[LNB]

Source: Northern_Echo