Newcastle news

Best blow for Newcastle

April 6, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Newcastle United have confirmed that striker Leon Best will miss the remainder of the season due to an ankle injury.

Best has missed the club's past two games with the problem and Newcastle have decided he will now require surgery, which will be conducted in London.

The striker's absence comes as a blow to the Magpies as he has scored six goals in ten Premier League appearances this season.

Meanwhile, midfielder Danny Guthrie says he is hoping to play a more prominent ...

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