Howe says Newcastle’s Pope does not deserve to miss Wembley after red card | Premier League

Eddie Howe could not disguise his disappointment at the suspension which will deprive his Newcastle side of their England goalkeeper Nick Pope when they meet Manchester United in next Sunday’s Carabao Cup final at Wembley.

Pope was sent off in the 22nd minute of Newcastle’s 2-0 defeat by Liverpool at St James’ Park for handling outside the area after he slipped while trying to head the ball clear under pressure from Mohamed Salah.

The red card means the former Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius, whose career has been in decline since his disastrous performance in the 2018 Champions…


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