Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admits he knows little about Europa League opponents
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admits he does not know much about their Europe League opponents Metalist Kharkiv.
Last Updated: 20/12/12 2:48pm
United will host the first leg before a trip to Ukraine in the second and Metalist will be tough opponents - they won their qualifying group.
Asked what he knew about their next opponents, Pardew said: "Not much, really.
"I do know it's a long journey, I've had a look at that, and they won their group, so it's a tough agenda for us.
"It's a tough draw in terms of travel; the opposition, I know very little about. I can't even comment on that until such time as we do some studying."
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