Magpies boosted by Coloccini return

Argentina international Fabricio Coloccini returns to the Newcastle squad for Saturday's trip to face Swansea in the Championship (12.45pm).

Last Updated: 12/02/10 at 18:22

Coloccini: Returns for Magpies

Coloccini: Returns for Magpies

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Defender Coloccini missed both the 5-1 victory over Cardiff and the 3-0 defeat at Derby with a hamstring injury, but has been declared fit for the game at the Liberty Stadium.

Ryan Taylor also sat out the game at Pride Park with a similar problem, but he should be available once again as Chris Hughton's men look to bounce back from a first league defeat in 16 games and one which saw them slip from the top of the table.

But left-back Jose Enrique, who damaged a hamstring during the 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace on January 27, is still out, as is Nicky Butt, who has missed the last two games with a thigh injury.

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