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Newcastle boss Pardew boosted by Cisse scoring breakthrough

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is happy to see Papiss Cisse back amongst the goals.

The Senegal international had previously endured a tough few weeks, and Pardew is hopeful that the strike will help to restore his confidence.

He said: "It was nice to see him get a goal - and get a goal that was genuinely his, not like the last one.

"He looked sharp at Stoke, and he followed the team. We all looked a little bit sharper, a little bit fresher."

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