Newcastle United: Eddie Howe to miss first game after positive Covid-19 test

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New Newcastle United boss Eddie Howe will miss his first game in charge of the club after testing positive for Covid-19 on Friday.

Newcastle play Brentford on Saturday, with assistant head coaches Jason Tindall and Graeme Jones taking charge of the team in Howe’s absence.

The 43-year-old tested positive during a routine test on Friday.

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