Khizanishvili set for Toon debut

Newcastle could hand a debut to new signing Zurab Khizanishvili when they host Championship basement side Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.

Last Updated: 18/09/09 at 15:13

Khizanishvili: Set to make Toon debut

Khizanishvili: Set to make Toon debut

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The 27-year-old Georgia international completed a three-month loan move from Blackburn on Thursday and goes straight into Chris Hughton's squad.

Alan Smith is available again after missing Wednesday night's shock defeat at Blackpool through suspension.

Smith is likely to come straight back into the Magpies' starting XI, although Hughton told the club's official website: "We've got a lot of options in the midfield area and I've got a few choices to make."

Hughton has no fresh injury concerns, with Shola Ameobi (foot) and Jonas Gutierrez (hamstring) the only current absentees.

Andy Carroll scored against Blackpool on his return to the side following a groin injury. The young striker will hope to retain his place in the side this weekend, while Peter Lovenkrands is also pushing for a start after coming off the bench against the Seasiders.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Championship Fixtures

Tuesday, 28 April 2015
19:45
Rotherham v Reading
Saturday, 02 May 2015
12:15
Blackburn v Ipswich  
Blackpool v Huddsf'ld  
Bolton v Birm'ham  
Brentford v Wigan  
Charlton v B'mouth  
Derby v Reading  
Leeds v Rotherham  
M'boro v Brighton  
Norwich v Fulham  

Footer 365

Manchester United confirm tour of US in 2015

Manchester United have confirmed they will face Barcelona, PSG, Club America and San Jose Earthquakes on a US tour this summer.

Nigel Pearson warns Leicester winning run is worth nothing yet

Leicester boss Nigel Pearson is delighted to be out of the Premier League's bottom three but has warned his players they have achieved nothing yet.

Jose Mourinho expects tough battle for Chelsea at Leicester

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho expects Leicester to avoid relegation from the Premier League and is predicting a tough game on Wednesday.

Mail Box

Is Mrs Mediawatch A Brighton Fan?

The Mailbox stands firmly in Bournemouth's corner, Jose Mourinho is defended in force and Manchester City would want him if he was sacked at Chelsea...

Mourinho A 'Motivator Of Idiots'

The Mailbox asks whether Jose Mourinho is really that special or is he just 'a motivator of idiots?' And strikers don't come through at top clubs...apparently.

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company