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If you were in Alan Pardew’s shoes tomorrow afternoon, who would you pick in your starting XI to take on Stoke at St James’ Park? Do we change anything from the team that has been winning recently? Does Demba Ba play a more central role? Leave a comment below and have your say!

Here’s what I’ve come up with:


Simpson – Coloccini – Williamson – Santon

Cabaye – Tiote – Gutierrez

Ben Arfa                                                          Ba


I’d stick with the same team that has been playing so well in recent weeks. James Perch has been excellent but Santon is more comfortable at left-back and his height will help out when defending set-pieces. If Guthrie isn’t fit to play, Perch could slot into midfield as an extra enforcer alongside Cheick Tiote.

Despite not getting many goals, Ba is doing well on the left hand side and as long as the team is winning, Ba will be happy enough to be part of it I’m sure.


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  1. cameron

    Elliot (If Krul is Injured)

    Simo Colo Wilo Santon

    Perch Tiote Cabaye

    Ben Arfa

    Cisse Ba

  2. Ben Arfa I 10 I

    Simpson Coloccini Williamson Santon
    Cabaye Tiote Guthrie
    BenArfa Cisse Ferguson

  3. rey mysterio

    Simp Colo Willo Santon
    Cabaye Tiote Gutierrez
    B.A. BA


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