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[06 SEP 00] COVENTRY CITY MATCH REPORT - PREMIERSHIP
Coventry City (0) 0
Newcastle United (1) 2

Coventry fell to Alan Shearer's 200th league goal and a second from Sky Blue old boy Kevin Gallacher.

KEY EVENTS

3 min Bellamy lob beats the keeper but hits the bar
5 min Hedman saves well from Dyer's header
13 min Bellamy's header goes just wide
20 min Chippo's vicious volley is well saved by Given
30 min Williams fouls Charvet for the penalty
58 min Hall's clearance rebounds off Dyer for a simple goal for Gallacher
64 min Given tips Palmers shot over the bar

MATCH FACTS by Jim Brown

COVENTRY:
Magnus Hedman, Marc Edworthy, Marcus Hall, Carlton Palmer, Paul Williams, Richard Shaw, Paul Telfer, John Eustace (Moustapha Hadji, 61), Cedric Roussel, Craig Bellamy (John Aloisi, 70), Youssef Chippo
Subs not used:
Chris Kirkland, Runar Normann, Gary Breen

NEWCASTLE:
Shay Given, Laurent Charvet, Didier Domi (Andrew Griffin, 21), Robert Lee, Aaron Hughes, Alain Goma, Keiron Dyer, Gary Speed, Alan Shearer, Daniel Cordone (Brian Kerr, 89), Stephen Glass (Kevin Gallacher, 46)
Subs not used:
Steve Harper, Diego Gavilan

GOALS:
Newcastle -
Shearer (30, pen), Gallacher (58)

REFEREE: A Wiley (Staffordshire)

BOOKINGS:
Coventry - Chippo (41)
Newcastle -
Glass (14)

ATTENDANCE: 22,109

INTERESTING FACT:
Shearer's goal is his 200th in league football and 14th league goal against the Sky Blues equalling Tony Cottee and Ian Rush's record.
    

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