Alan Pardew got off to a dream start as Newcastle manager with a 3-1 win over Liverpool
Kevin Nolan gave Newcastle an early lead after a clever knockdown from Andy Carroll.
Liverpool have struggled to get into the game though could have equalised on the stroke of half time when Sotirios Kyrgiakos headed wide from a Raul Meireles corner. However, just minutes after the restart Dirk Kuyt saw his shot clip the heels of Steven Taylor and roll into the corner of Newcastle’s net to make it 1-1.
But Newcastle upped the tempo and a neat finish from Joey Barton and a thunderbolt from Carroll meant the points were Newcastle’s
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