Newcastle 1-1 Benfica

Pardew: Europa success lifted spirits

April 12, 2013
By ESPN staff
Alan Pardew admits Newcastle's successful Europa League campaign - which ended with a 1-1 draw at home to Benfica on Thursday - will provide a significant change in the club's fortunes.

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Despite suffering a 4-2 aggregate defeat against the Portuguese side, Newcastle's progression through Europe ...

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