Last Updated: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:59
Defender Mike Williamson is convinced Newcastle can achieve their dreams this season even without skipper Fabricio Coloccini.
The Magpies will head into Sunday's crucial Barclays Premier League clash with Liverpool as the Argentinian centre-half continues his recovery from the hamstring injury he suffered at West Brom at the weekend.
Coloccini is expected to miss the next two or three games, although the tear is not as bad as was first feared.
Despite the lack of specialist cover with Steven Taylor out with a ruptured Achilles tendon - full-back James Perch filled in at The Hawthorns - Williamson is confident his side will cope.
He told the club's official website: "It's a big loss. Colo been huge for us this season. He's not only our captain but also a fantastic player. But the second half at West Brom showed that we have enough in the squad to cope without him while he is out.
"Perchy came into the middle and he has been one of our best players in recent weeks. He proved again he can step in, be it at left-back, centre-half or wherever, and do a brilliant job."
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