Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Okocha Target

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Okocha Target

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Bolton captain Jay-Jay Okocha is hoping to end his goal drought against Newcastle on Sunday. The Nigerian playmaker has yet to score in the Premiership this season.

Bolton go into the match in decline after a run of four straight league defeats and manager Sam Allardyce is again likely to be without Youri Djorkaeff, who has a hamstring injury.

BOLTON (from): Jaaskelainen, Hunt, Thome, N'Gotty, Charlton, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Frandsen, Okocha, Nolan, Davies, Pedersen, Poole, Barness, Otsemobor, Howey, Moreno, Vaz Te.

Aaron to wait

NEWCASTLE United's Aaron Hughes is likely to have a late start to the summer break after Northern Ireland finalised a three-match tour of West Indies. They will face Barbados on May 30, St Kitts/Nevis on June 2 and Trinidad and Tobago four days later.

Treble chance

LEICESTER manager Micky Adams hopes Nicos Dabizas, Billy McKinlay and Danny Coyne are all fit, as expected, for Sunday's Walkers Stadium clash with Liverpool.

Train strain

FULHAM have been rocked by a catalogue of injuries on the eve of their Premiership clash at Manchester City, with midfield trio Sylvain Legwinski (foot), Bobby Petta (groin) and Collins John (hamstring) all limping out of a training session. …

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