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Mike Williamson

Defender     Newcastle United  Premier


England

STATUS:  Game-Time Decision   INJURY:  General Soreness    EST. RETURN:  10/26/2014
Birthdate:  January 1, 2000    
Nationality:  England    

August 31, 2014    Mike Williamson News

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Williamson scored his first career goal in the 88th minute of Newcastle's 3-3 draw with Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Williamson seemed to secure the win for Newcastle before Wilfried Zaha silenced St. James' Park. Fantasy owners shouldn't start to expect offensive production from Williamson, as he just happened to be in the right place at the right time to punch in a Rolando Aarons shot that hit the woodwork. As far as defensive value goes, Newcastle has a slate of good matchups over the next five gameweeks so Williamson could be considered as a decent bench defender.

Mike Williamson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 30, 2014

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WIlliamson will be available for Newcastle's match against Crystal Palace on Saturday, the Telegraph reports.

Williamson served his one match ban during Newcastle's 1-0 victory over Gillingham in the Capital One Cup. Williamson should resume his role as first choice center back playing alongside Fabricio Coloccini.

August 24, 2014

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Williamson recorded a clean sheet but was sent off after picking up his second booking in Newcastle's 0-0 draw with Aston Villa on Saturday.

Williamson will be suspended for Newcastle's upcoming match against Crystal Palace which will see Steven Taylor fill in at center back alongside captain Fabricio Coloccini.

August 17, 2014

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Williamson got the start and played the full 90 minutes in Newcastle's 0-2 loss to Manchester City on Sunday.

Williamson got the opening day nod over fellow center-back Steven Taylor and looks to be manager Alan Pardew's first choice to play along side captain Fabricio Coloccini. Williamson doesn't get involved on the attack, so nearly all of his value comes from clean sheets, which he has a decent chance at in the near future, with upcoming matches against Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Southampton, Hull City, and Stoke.

December 15, 2011

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Williamson hopes to feature with the Newcastle first team on Saturday against Swansea City, The Premier League Official Website reports.

With both Steven Taylor and Fabricio Coloccini out injured, Williamson's return adds much needed depth at the center back position. Williamson feels fine and hopes to help Newcastle return to their impressive early season form.

May 6, 2011

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Williamson will miss Newcastle's remaining matches this season after breaking his arm in training, reports the Premier League.

Williamson was scheduled to undergo surgery Thursday. He has made 48 appearances for the club since joining in January of 2010.