Pic Special: Up For The Cup
Fabricio Coloccini didn't train on Friday after limping off against West Brom on Wednesday while Yohan Cabaye also sat out but Alan Pardew welcomed a couple of players back to the fold ahead of the FA Cup meeting with Cardiff.
Michael Richardson has returned from a loan spell with Accrington Stanley while Remie Streete is fit again after injury. But while the United boss will make changes against the Bluebirds, most of his star men were involved at the Club's Benton base.
And Digital Editor Dan King was there to bring nufc.co.uk this exclusive gallery.