Newcastle United vs Nantes LIVE: Re-watch the Magpies fine win over four-times world champion
The Magpies might have had their season paused but there is action in the FIFA Ultimate QuaranTeam
Welcome to a special Newcastle United live blog for Wednesday, March 25.
Newcastle United should have been preparing for their next Premier League game against Bournemouth before the true extent of the coronavirus became clear.
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Instead, the club's Benton base remains closed as the players follow their own personalised training programmes at home.
The suspension of the Premier League amid the outbreak of has been pushed back until April 30.
With that the case, the nearest we've got to action is the big e-sports tournament the QuaranTeam, which has been set up by Leyton Orient to raise money for good causes during the pandemic.
You can follow the action in the link below, and we'll be blogging updates.
Superb win against a four time world champion. And NUFC into round three. You can watch all the action here.
It’s over! Great win for Jake Shaw, AKA Planet Toast.
Newcastle lead 1-0 at the break then. Big Andy Carroll bags again!
Controversial here - why isn’t this being replayed at SJP?
NUFC making all the running since the first half of the first game!
So the first game finished 0-0. We have to battle to the end so we’re playing it all over again here....
Second half coming up. NUFC defending well in the champion’s liar!
Even game so far. Not many clear cut chances. Nantes looking dangerous but our boy Planet Toast holding his own!
Here we go then. A reminder you can watch it all in the link at the top of the blog.
You can watch Newcastle’s win over Gillingham in the first round .
Evening all! Who is up for some e-sports action tonight?
Planet Toast is representing Newcastle United - Jake Shaw to his friends - and will play Nantes tonight. They are represented by former world champion Bruce Grannec, so it’s a tough ask.