Priestfield Stadium

Next Game

Gillingham v Newcastle

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 19:45

Capital One Cup Second Round

Villa Park

Last Game

A Villa 0 - 0 Newcastle

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 12:45

Barclays Prem

Taylor: We'll pull together

Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor believes the squad is strong enough to handle the absence of Fabricio Coloccini when they come up against former striker Andy Carroll on Sunday.

Last Updated: 09/11/12 at 23:01 Post Comment

Steven Taylor: Looking forward to Sunday's clash with West Ham

Steven Taylor: Looking forward to Sunday's clash with West Ham

Carroll and his West Ham United side make the trip to St James' Park looking to continue an encouraging start to the season following their promotion back to the Premier League.

Captain Coloccini starts his three-match suspension after being sent off against Liverpool but Taylor has no concerns about the Magpies' ability to cope.

"Other players will come in, we'll stick together and look ahead to the game. That's all we can do," he told the club's official website.

"I think West Ham are a very, very good team and the formation they play has worked for them and their style of play as well.

"So it's going to be a difficult game, we know that, but it's at our place and they're going to be more worried about what our players have got.

"But it's going to be tough with Andy Carroll coming back and Kevin Nolan coming back, both wanting to prove a point."

Carroll had a successful stint with Newcastle before leaving for Liverpool in January 2011, and Taylor thinks he will be given a warm welcome by fans.

"Without a doubt," the 26-year-old said. "His service here was brilliant and what a great guy he was.

"He was fantastic for this football club."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

T

his is brilliant! All these years of moral ambiguity, grey areas of offence and context..now we have a simple, easy to follow guide to right and wrong. What did you do today? I kicked the face off a panda . Oh well, you didn't rape, kill anyone or abuse a minor, knock yourself champ.

megabrow (cufc)
Redknapp leaps to Mackay defence

I

wonder if he'd feel the same way if he wasn't a white, non-jewish heterosexual male. Because Mackay has basically insulted everyone else!

Jay_D
Redknapp leaps to Mackay defence

C

heers Harry. I was wondering if he'd murdered anyone

Ezy_Rider
Redknapp leaps to Mackay defence

Footer 365

Transfer report: Manchester United close on Real Madrid and Argentina winger Angel di Maria

Manchester United are set to sign Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria, according to Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague.

Sky Bet League 2: Morecambe top after beating Cambridge as Burton are held at Newport

Morecambe are top of the Sky Bet League Two table after claiming a fourth straight win at Cambridge, but Burton were held at Newport.

Premier League: Late goals rescue 2-2 draw for Arsenal at Everton

Arsenal scored two late goals as they came from behind in a gripping encounter at Goodison Park to hold Everton to a 2-2 draw.

Mail Box

More Fan Mail For Football365...

'Just p*ss off with your righteous indignation will you. W*nkers.' There's a lot of anger going around for what should have been a sleepy Friday afternoon at F365 Towers...

Man United: One Game To Save Season

They have one match to convince decent players that they are worth joining - over to you, Louis. We also have mails on Malky Mackay, Mario Balotelli and Tim...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property