Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Keeper Karl's Delight at Toon Recall

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Keeper Karl's Delight at Toon Recall

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Byline: LEE RYDER

KARL Darlow has revealed his delight at being back in Newcastle United's starting XI - but admits he won't be taking anything for granted ahead of the trip to Chelsea this weekend.

The Toon goalkeeper made his first Premier League start of the season and took the place of Rob Elliot during the 2-2 draw at West Brom.

When asked about his comeback, Darlow (below) said: "The manager rotates quite often, so you have to be ready each week and I'm just pleased to be back and playing for Newcastle.

"I was happy. I knew I needed to manage myself through my first game back after not playing for a while, but I felt good.

"I felt like I did all right, so we'll see what kind of team he picks on Saturday (at Chelsea)."

Newcastle now head to Stamford Bridge this weekend feeling a lot better about themselves after four defeats in a row previously.

Reflecting on the draw against the Baggies, Darlow said: "It's a big point and it keeps us going. …

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