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Match Report : 28/09/2016 v Norwich City
Newcastle United   4 1

Scorer(s):     D.D.B Gayle (71, 90+6),  Y Gouffran (90+5)

Norwich City   3 1
Scorer(s):     Graham Dorrans (44 [Pen]),  Cameron Jerome (52),  Jacob Murphy (69)
Competition: Sky Bet Championship
Season: 2016-17
Venue: St James's Park
Kick Off: 7:45 pm
Attendance: 48,236
Referee: Peter Bankes (Merseyside)
Newcastle United
Manager: Rafael Benitez
 Karl Darlow
 DeAndre Yedlin
Cautioned Jamaal Lascelles
 Ciaran Clark
Cautioned Paul Dummett(On As A Substitute Christian Atsu Twasam, 90+2)
Cautioned Matthew Ritchie
 Jonjo Shelvey
Cautioned Jack Colback(On As A Substitute Isaac Hayden, 71)
 Yoan Gouffran
 Mohamed Diame(On As A Substitute Aleksandar Mitrovic, 71Cautioned)
 Dwight Gayle
Unused Subs: Matz Sels, Chancel Mbemba Mangulu, Achraf Lazaar, Ayoze Perez
Norwich City
Manager: Alex Neill
 Michael McGovern
  Ivo Pinto
  Russell Martin
 Sebastien Bassong
Cautioned  Martin Olsson
  Alexander Tettey
Cautioned  Graham Dorrans
  Jacob Murphy(On As A Substitute Ryan Bennett, 79)
Cautioned  Jonny Howson
Cautioned  Robbie Brady
Cautioned  Cameron Jerome(On As A Substitute Nelson Oliveira, 86)
Unused Subs: John Ruddy, Louis Thompson, Wes Hoolahan, Steven Naismith, Josh Murphy
First Half
9 mins
 CAUTIONED
Jack Colback - foul on Olsson
40 mins
 CAUTIONED
Matthew Ritchie - foul on Olsson
43 mins
 CAUTIONED
Paul Dummett - dissent (arguing over penalty award)
44 mins
Goal [Pen]
1-1Graham Dorrans. Gouffran fouled Brady in the box and a penalty was awarded. Dorrans sent Darlow the wrong way and scored right-footed into the mid-right of the goal.
45+2 mins
 CAUTIONED
Robbie Brady - foul on Ritchie
Second Half
52 mins
Goal
1-2Cameron Jerome. Murphy sent the ball from the right across the box. With the aid of a deflection it reached Jerome on the far left about 12 yards up. Taking a few touches to escape the attention of Shelvey he curled a great right footed shot into the top right corner.
59 mins
 CAUTIONED
Jonny Howson - foul on Clark
60 mins
 CAUTIONED
Graham Dorrans - foul on Ritchie
69 mins
Goal
1-3Jacob Murphy. Murphy drove from inside his own half on the right, cutting into the middle. 30 yards out he passed to Brady he quickly gave it back to Murphy who hit a right footed shot from 20 yards that took a huge deflection and went to the bottom left corner.
71 mins
Goal
2-3Dwight Gayle. Shelvey delivered a long ball deep inside his own half for Gayle to chase. Getting underneath it inside the box he controlled it beautifully as it dropped and smashed a right footed shot from 10 yards on the right of the box into the centre of the goal.
71 mins
Substitution
71 mins
Substitution
73 mins
 CAUTIONED
Aleksandar Mitrovic - altercation with Olsson
74 mins
 CAUTIONED
Martin Olsson - altercation with Mitrovic
78 mins
 CAUTIONED
Jamaal Lascelles - altercation with Jerome (arguing over tackle on Dummett)
78 mins
 CAUTIONED
Cameron Jerome - foul on Dummett
79 mins
Substitution
Ryan Bennett on for Jacob Murphy
86 mins
Substitution
Nelson Oliveira on for Cameron Jerome
90+2 mins
Substitution
90+5 mins
Goal
3-3Yoan Gouffran. Deep inside the right channel Yedlin crossed into the box. From just on the six-yard line to the right Gouffran put a glancing header into the low centre of the goal.
90+6 mins
Goal
4-3Dwight Gayle. From inside the centre circle Shelvey lofted a ball to near the edge of the area. It was headed down to Gayle who evaded three defenders and making just enough room for the shot hit it left-footed from the edge of the area into the low right of the goal.

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Matchday Programme : 28/09/2016

Matchday Programme : 28/09/2016

Amazing Night At St James's Park

Tonight at St James's Park was witnessed one of those nights that rarely come along and perhaps that is a good thing as surely one's nerves can't handle too much of this! From being 1-3 down then clawing back to 3-3 with a goal in the fifth minute of injury time you'd have thought that this game had given you everything, despair at 1-3, hope at 2-3 then joy at 3-3 - but no, this game was to deliver ecstasy too a 4-3!