Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Screen Test for Second String; YOUBET

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Screen Test for Second String; YOUBET

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Byline: STEVE HORN

IT'S another chance to see the Toon in action in front of the TV cameras, this time with a trip to the 6,500-capacity Globe Arena to take on Morecambe tonight.

This trip sees Newcastle embark on their second quest for silverware this season in the Capital One Cup, and they are a healthy 25/1 to lift the trophy at the end of the road.

Tonight's game could provide the second string with an opportunity to show the first team the way to goal.

Wholesale changes could come into play, and with Sammy Ameobi at 8/1 for first goal he could provide some value.

Those in other positions may well fancy their chances and if you agree then why not look to Haris Vuckic at 7/1, Dan Gosling at 9/1, Gabriel Obertan at 12/1 or Gael Bigirimana at 16/1 to open the scoring.

Goals galore is what Alan Pardew should be looking for to boost confidence, and if it's a Toon clean sheet you expect get on 2-0 at 5/1, 3-0 at 9/1 or push the boat out for a 4-0 victory at 20/1. …

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