Pattison pulls out of South African squad
November 15, 2006 6:20pm CST
JOHANNESBURG, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Newcastle United midfielder Matty Pattison has withdrawn from South Africa's squad for Wednesday's international with Egypt because of a knee injury, South African Football Association officials said. The 20-year-old Pattison has been called up for the first time for the match at Brentford's Griffin Park in London. Pattison, born in Johannesburg but who left for Britain while still a child, made his Newcastle debut at the end of last season.