icon_corner icon_start_stop enlarge2 icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_post icon_miss icon_save icon_card_red enlarge2 icon_save icon_start_stop icon_card_yellow attack icon chevron-down icon chevron-left icon chevron-right icon chevron-up icon cross icon defence icon icon_disallowed_goal email icon facebook icon google icon instagram icon linkedin icon messenger icon pinterest icon play icon plus-thin icon plus icon search icon soundcloud icon sub-in icon sub-out icon icon_sub tweet icon twitter icon icon_user__out icon_user_out vimeo icon whatsapp icon icon_start_stop youtube icon

High Contrast is on. Turn off You can turn high contrast on again via the link in the footer to our accessibilty page



Best Ba None - Demba Wins Award

Written by Newcastle Utd

Newcastle United striker Demba Ba has been named as the Barclays Player of the Month for December

Newcastle United striker Demba Ba has been named as the Barclays Player of the Month for December.

The big front man scored five goals in six Barclays Premier League games during the calendar month to continue a prolific start to his career on Tyneside.

Ba netted twice in a 4-2 defeat away at Norwich early in December, followed by a brace at home against West Brom, and he then broke the deadlock at Bolton on Boxing Day as the Magpies won 2-0.

This is Ba's first Barclays Player of the Month award, and the Senegal international has now scored an impressive 15 goals in just 19 top flight games for Newcastle since his free transfer from West Ham in the summer.

The decision was made by the Barclays Awards Panel, which includes representatives from football's governing bodies, the media and fans.

Recommended for you

Breaking News

Dismiss Close