Newcastle news

Newcastle dealt Ben Arfa blow

December 16, 2012
By ESPN staff
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has confirmed Hatem Ben Arfa will be sidelined until the New Year.

• Blog: Magpies go down fighting
• Heneage: Toon need investment

Ben Arfa, 25, has been struggling with a hamstring injury he sustained in the Europa League meeting with Maritimo last month.

The Frenchman made his return in the recent 2-1 loss at Fulham but he aggravated the problem and will now not be risked by Pardew until he has ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations