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Ameobi and Gosling denied by woodwork

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: September 21, 2012

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Shola Ameobi came agonisingly close to firing Newcastle United to a UEFA Europa League Group D victory, but the woodwork and Maritimo goalkeeper Romain Salin combined to thwart him in yesterday's 0-0 draw on the island of Madeira. The 30-year-old, captaining a much-changed side, hit a post and the crossbar and saw Salin block another effort on a frustrating evening for the Magpies. Newcastle's former Plymouth Argyle midfielder Dan Gosling was also denied by an upright.

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