Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Subs May Change It

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Subs May Change It

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ALAN PARDEW is refusing to rule out another super sub showing from one of his Newcastle stars in Sunday's clash with rivals Sunderland. The 1-1 draw earlier this year resulted in Shola Ameobi coming off the bench to salvage a stoppage-time equaliser.

And Pardew feels history could repeat itself.

However, the Toon boss was refusing to give away anything when it comes to his starting XI on Sunday. Many fans have wondered if the United manager will operate with a 4-3-3 formation or stick with a front two. There is also a debate on whether Shola Ameobi - who has seven goals against Sunderland - should start or the Magpies should stick Papiss Cisse or Demba Ba . But Pardew did say: "You have to get the subs coming in right, it's crucial. "It could be the difference between winning and losing. "For all the preparation you make all week it might be a sub with 12 minutes to go that decides the game.

"You have to know on the training ground who is in the right frame of mind to enter that pitch and make an impact. …

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