• Home
  • News
  • Newcastle and Swansea draw 0-0 in Premier League

News & Views

Newcastle and Swansea draw 0-0 in Premier League

Updated: December 17, 2011, 12:33


Swansea City's Scott Sinclair, right, takes a shot on goal past Newcastle United's Danny Simpson, left, during their English Premier League soccer match at the Sports Direct Arena, Newcastle, England, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

NEWCASTLE, England(AP) Newcastle and Swansea battled to a rugged 0-0 draw at St. James' Park in the Premier League Saturday.

Newcastle striker Demba Ba came closest to breaking the deadlock late in the first half but the Senegal international's acrobatic effort hit the post.

The home side's dominance repeatedly tested Swansea goalkeeper Michel Vorm as Newcastle's Fabricio Coloccini and Shola Ameobi also came close but failed to find the breakthrough, leaving the Magpies winless in five games.

Before the game, Newcastle fans paid tribute to former player Gary Speed, who died last month.

Why Join Us?

We combine great social networking and excellent content, all in one place!

  • Interests

    Choose the interests you want to follow
  • Community

    Connect with friends and other sports fans
  • Content

    News, Views, Equipment Reviews, Contests & Deals
Join Now

Are you a coach?

Join

Advertisement

Advertisement