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Last Updated: Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 17:14 GMT
Magpies' Ameobi has hip operation
Shola Ameobi
Ameobi will be sorely missed by Newcastle
Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi has had surgery in America to repair his long-standing hip injury.

Specialist Dr Marc Philippon operated on the 25-year-old, who is now likely to be out for the season.

Magpies boss Glenn Roeder said: "Dr Philippon, was absolutely delighted with his work. He was very, very pleased with the way it went.

"I am waiting for our doctor Roddy McDonald to give details, but everyone over in Colorado is pleased with it."



SEE ALSO
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08 Nov 06 |  Newcastle United
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