Premier League - Friendlies: Ameobi rewards 2,000 travelling Newcastle fans

Shola Ameobi scored the only goal of the game as Newcastle ran out 1-0 winners over Championship outfit Blackpool at Bloomfield Road.

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Newcastle United's Shola Ameobi controls the high ball in front of Blackpool defender Kirk Broadfoot (PA)

Ameobi sealed the win with an acrobatic strike after five minutes as Alan Pardew's Magpies rewarded more than 2,000 travelling fans with a victory.

Thomas Ince impressed for Blackpool, who had former Newcastle striker Michael Chopra starting in attack.

Fulham went down 1-0 at Werder Bremen thanks to a 54th-minute strike from Nils Petersen while Wolfsburg beat Marseille.

All Sunday's friendly results

Den Bosch 1 - 0 OFI Crete

NEC Nijmegen 1 - 1 Osasuna

Groningen 1 - 1 Emmen

Hoffenheim 4 - 1 Olympiakos

Werder Bremen 1 - 0 Fulham

Blackpool 0 - 1 Newcastle United

Portsmouth 0 - 2 Rayo Vallecano

Feyenoord 3 - 1 Getafe

Cittadella 0 - 0 Gaziantepspor

Eskisehirspor 0 - 1 Kasimpasa

Wolfsburg 2 - 0 Marseille

FC Porto 1 - 0 Celta Vigo

Sampdoria 1-0 Bra

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