Martins denies Newcastle bust-up over substitutions

Obafemi Martins has played down claims of frustration after being substituted by Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce at Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Martins has denied snubbing his teammates by heading directly to the changing-room when he was substituted during Sunday's Tyne-Tees derby.

"We have to go straight to the dressing-room now for an ice bath," he said.

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