Late Barton penalty claims Toon points

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Joey Barton´s 90th-minute penalty handed Newcastle a 1-0 away victory over Fulham and kept the home side in the Barclays Premier League drop zone.

Referee Howard Webb ruined Cottagers defender Elliot Omuzusi´s 19th birthday when he awarded the fateful spot-kick for a challenge on Alan Smith.

There were few clear-cut opportunities early on and the teams went in goalless after 45 minutes.

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