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Magpies edge seven-goal thriller

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Skipper Fabricio Coloccini proved Newcastle's last-ditch hero as the Barclays Premier League side edged past Nottingham Forest 4-3 in a Carling Cup thriller.

The Argentinian headed home Gabriel Obertan's cross in the second minute of injury time at the end of extra-time to send the Magpies into the fourth round.

Forest had earlier come from behind three times with Robbie Findley, Matt Derbyshire and Marcus Tudgay cancelling out Peter Lovenkrands' double and Danny Simpson's fluke 93rd-minute strike.

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Football
League Cup
Premier League
Fabricio Coloccini
Newcastle United
Nottingham Forest
Gabriel Obertan
Peter Lovenkrands
Danny Simpson
Matt Derbyshire
Marcus Tudgay

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