Newcastle United 1 Tottenham Hotspur 3: Newcastle United supporters who refused to join a boycott of the game only witnessed further evidence of the decline of a team head coach John Carver accepts is now involved in a fight against relegation.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
Sunderland 1 Newcastle United 0: Jermain Defoe is a quick learner. Sunderland’s recent acquisition has spent the last fortnight taking a crash-course in Wear-Tyne derby history, and it took him less than 45 minutes to write his name indelibly into its latest chapter.
Mon, 06 Apr, 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