Football - Xisco ends Tyneside stint

Newcastle misfit Xisco has ended his miserable four-and-a-half year stay on Tyneside and joined Spanish Segunda Division side Cordoba after having his contract terminated by mutual consent.

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The Spanish striker joined the Magpies from Deportivo La Coruna in 2008 in a deal worth in the region of £7million.

However he made only nine first team appearances and spent spells on loan at Rayo Vallecano and former club Deportivo as he fell further out of favour in the north-east.

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