Pardew Makes NINE Changes!

Last updated : 23 August 2012 By Footy Mad - Editor


Alan Pardew has made nine changes to his Newcastle United starting line-up against Atromitos tonight.

Just defender James Perch and striker Papiss Cisse remain from the weekend's victory over Tottenham Hotspur.

There is a Magpies debut for summer signing Gael Bigirimana, who arrived from Coventry City, while Vurnon Anita makes his full debut for the Club.

Mike Williamson will be captain for the night.

Newcastle United (4-2-3-1): Steve Harper; James Tavernier, Mike Williamson (c), James Perch, Ryan Taylor; Gael Bigirimana, Vurnon Anita; Gabriel Obertan, Dan Gosling, Sylvain Marveaux; Papiss Cisse

Substitutes: Tim Krul, Davide Santon, Steven Taylor, Yohan Cabaye, Jonas Gutierrez, Romain Amalfitano, Adam Campbell