Newcastle 1-2 Reading – Le Fondre Leads Le Comeback As Royals Overcome Magpies (Photos & Highlights)

Alan Duffy

19th, January 2013

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By Alan Duffy

Newcastle United 1-2 Reading – Premier League – 19th January 2013

Alan Pardew’s nightmare season continued on Saturday at St. James’ Park, with the Magpies throwing away a one-goal lead to go down 2-1 to fellow strugglers Reading.

Newcastle were by far the better side in the first period and deservedly went ahead on 35 minutes when the impressive Yohan Cabaye curled home a free-kick. Indeed the French midfielder, returning from injury, was superb until he eventually tired in the second-half.

That second period saw

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  1. Jarren says:

    As much as Newcastle are in total freefall, I don’t understand the calls for Pardew to be sacked.

    The team is riddled with injuries and players leaving / left.

    It’s sad to see them in such a position, but a change of management isn’t going to provide any miracles.

    I can’t see them in the bottom 3 come the end of the season, but finishing 16th or 17th is shocking for a team that qualified for Europe last year.

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