Newcastle news

Pardew to decide penalty taker in future

September 24, 2012
By Kevin Palmer
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has confirmed he will not allow his players to decide who will take penalties following Papiss Cisse's miss against Norwich on Sunday.

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Cisse was nominated by his team-mates to take a spot-kick against Norwich, only for the Senegal striker to blaze his effort over the bar, in a game that finished 1-0 to the Magpies.

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