Toon's Coloccini faces seven weeks out
March 7, 2013
By Kristan Heneage
Coloccini, 31, injured his back attempting a bicycle kick during the 4-2 victory over Southampton at St James' Park last month.
Pardew said his captain had returned to his home country, Argentina, for seven days on leave as he begins his recovery.
"There's no treatment he can have - he's broken two of the bones in his back," he told the Shields Gazette. "We think ...