IN A SEASON of constant surprises, the situation near the top and bottom of the Premier League took another extraordinary twist as Newcastle United came from behind to beat Tottenham in stoppage time and end the Londoners’ unbeaten run of 14 league games — and put a huge dent in their title ambitions.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
Newcastle United 0 Manchester United 1: Louis Van Gaal’s side moved a small step closer to Champions League qualification as Ashley Young’s 89th minute smash and grab goal secured three vital points for Manchester United.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
Manchester City 5 Newcastle United 0: THE prospect of facing mighty Barcelona - Messi, Neymar, Suarez et al - will presumably offer Manchester City more concern than this perfunctory five-goal thrashing of Newcastle but so schizophrenic are the mood swings at the Etihad Stadium these days that captain Vincent Kompany is relishing the prospect.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
Newcastle 1 Stoke 1: By Mark Hughes’s usual abrasive standards, his criticism of referee Kevin Friend was calm and measured, but that was only because the Stoke City manager had seen substitute Peter Crouch earn his team a deserved point with a 90th-minute header.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
Man United 3 Newcastle 1 Whether it is his decision to utilise Wayne Rooney in a deep-lying midfield role or take the unusual step of granting his players Christmas Day off, rarely a day goes by in this new era at Old Trafford without Louis van Gaal looking like the perfect man to restore Manchester United to their pre-eminent position in English football.
Sat, 27 Dec, 2014