The fan who supports both teams

As he's from Lisbon, Tino Velho is an avid Benfica fan. But as he's lived in Newcastle for the last 35 years, he also supports the Magpies

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Boost for Magpies ahead of Benfica game

Newcastle United have been given a boost ahead of tomorrow's Europa League clash against Benfica.

Hatem Ben Arfa and Massadio Haidara both trained with the first team today and could be fit for the club's quarter-final second leg at St James' Park.

However, Alan Pardew confirmed that Steven Taylor is a doubt after picking up a knock in training.

The Magpies trail the Portuguese side 3-1 after last week's first leg in Lisbon.


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