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Williamson: Faces six weeks out

Williamson: Faces six weeks out

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Newcastle central defender Mike Williamson is facing up to six weeks on the sidelines after suffering an ankle injury in Thursday night's 2-1 Carling Cup victory at Scunthorpe, while keeper Steve Harper will miss out with a knee problem and striker Shola Ameobi could be limited by a hip injury.

Fulham pair Bobby Zamora and John Arne Riise are doubts for Sunday's clash.

The England international striker missed Thursday night's Europa League play-off against Dnipro with an ankle injury and is rated 50-50 for the match at St James' Park.

Riise was forced off with a groin problem on Thursday and has had a scan, while Simon Davies faces a further five months out with a knee injury.

Newcastle (from): Krul, Sodeberg, Simpson, R Taylor, Ferguson, Coloccini, S Taylor, Tiote, Cabaye, Gutierrez, Marveaux, Obertan, Gosling, Smith, Abeid, Ba, Shola Ameobi, Lovenkrands, Best, Vuckic, Sammy Ameobi.

Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Etheridge, Kelly, JA Riise, Hangeland, Baird, Senderos, Hughes, Halliche, Sidwell, Kasami, Murphy, Gecov, Duff, Etuhu, Dempsey, Johnson, Dembele, Zamora.

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