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Daily Mail - Fri Dec 29 10:31 PM
Rafa Benitez says it is too easy for former players to criticise managers and insists he would adopt the same game-plan against Manchester City despite the furore his negative tactics has caused.
Daily Mail - Fri Dec 29 4:03 PM
Benitez says he heard no complaints from within his dressing-room after his tactics very nearly earned a point against City - and he believes it is too easy for former players to pass judgement.
Daily Mail - Fri Dec 29 3:20 PM
Get the latest team news, betting odds, provisional squads and the stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Newcastle and Brighton at St James' Park on Saturday.
Daily Mail - Fri Dec 29 11:57 AM
Ahead of the Premier League matchday 21 fixtures, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on every top flight fixture as it breaks.
Daily Mail - Fri Dec 29 10:17 AM
Hughes is ready to rival West Bromwich Albion, Newcastle and West Ham in pursuit of the Liverpool striker. Ings may be made available by Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp looks to streamline his squad.
Daily Mail - Fri Dec 29 12:55 AM
Given the manner in which the game finished, with their side pressing for a point as they trailed 1-0, the majority agree that manager Rafa Benitez’s defensive game-plan was justified.
Daily Mail - Fri Dec 29 12:34 AM
After beating Newcastle on the road on Wednesday night, City have four days to recover before a trip to south London to take on Crystal Palace followed by a home clash with Watford.
Daily Mail - Thu Dec 28 11:42 PM
JEFF POWELL: Rafa Benitez is bleating about the reluctance to hand him the fortunes he apparently deems more imperative than his powers of motivation if they are to avoid the drop.
Daily Mail - Thu Dec 28 10:30 PM
IAN LADYMAN: The way Newcastle United played against Manchester City is not typical of what we see in the Premier League. If it was, it would not have provoked such debate and comment.
Daily Mail - Thu Dec 28 4:58 PM
Chris Hughton has defended the right of the so-called smaller clubs to set up negatively against the likes of Manchester City after Newcastle drew criticism from some quarters on Monday night.
Daily Mail - Thu Dec 28 1:59 PM
Jamie Carragher said the Premier League has become 'a joke' for the defensive way sides set up against the top six teams. But is Carragher right? Sportsmail's team of reporters have their say.
Daily Mail - Thu Dec 28 1:55 PM
SIMON JONES - THE TRANSFER COLUMN: Sam Allardyce and Steve Walsh are pushing to get business done early in January with Everton's squad stretched with injury and illness.
Daily Mail - Thu Dec 28 12:41 PM
The former England manager joined the Israeli outfit as a coaching consultant to manager Jordi Cruyff in August, but on Thursday, McClaren revealed that he will return home.
Daily Mail - Wed Dec 27 11:30 PM
Manchester City extended their winning run to 18 games and moved 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League, courtesy of a first-half strike from Raheem Sterling.
Daily Mail - Wed Dec 27 11:23 PM
Victory at Newcastle took their winning run to 18 Premier League matches and opened up a 15-point gap over second-placed Man United. Newcastle put 11 men behind the ball in the first half.
Daily Mail - Wed Dec 27 10:50 PM
Manchester City eased to an 18th consecutive victory against Newcastle to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to 15 points. Sportsmail rounds-up all the things you may have missed.
Daily Mail - Wed Dec 27 9:35 PM
IAN LADYMAN AT ST JAMES' PARK: Manchester City made it 18 straight Premier League wins with a 1-0 victory at St James' Park on Wednesday night.
Daily Mail - Wed Dec 27 9:11 PM
Newcastle were trailing 1-0 having had only two touches in the opposition box at home against City - who had 15 shots in the first 45 minutes - leading Carragher to blast the negative tactics.
Daily Mail - Wed Dec 27 8:07 PM
Kompany limped off less than 10 minutes into City's Premier League clash with Newcastle United on Wednesday night. The Belgian looked pained, both through the knock and in frustration.
Daily Mail - Wed Dec 27 5:46 PM
Manchester City will aim to keep up their extraordinary winning streak as they target an 18th consecutive Premier League victory when they visit Newcastle United. Follow all the action as it happens.
Daily Mail - Wed Dec 27 4:21 PM
Aleksandar Mitrovic has confirmed his desire to leave Newcastle after growing frustrated over his lack of playing time this season. Mitrovic has struggled to break into Newcastle's team.
Daily Mail - Wed Dec 27 1:41 PM
It was asked of Benitez earlier this month if he was 'bulletproof', the suggestion being that, regardless of results, he would not be sacked. The Spaniard did not really answer, he did not have to.
Daily Mail - Wed Dec 27 12:31 PM
Despite wintry weather conditions wreaking havoc with travel plans across the United Kingdom, Manchester City's players left it late to head north to Newcastle on Wednesday afternoon.
Daily Mail - Tue Dec 26 11:48 PM
Crystal Palace and Newcastle United have also watched Hendry who had a brief spell with Wigan Athletic prior to returning to Scotland, having started out at Partick.
Daily Mail - Tue Dec 26 10:47 PM
Everton have posted an interest in Besiktas striker Tosun. The Turkey international has been a target for Crystal Palace and Newcastle since last season and has scored 12 goals this term.
Daily Mail - Tue Dec 26 10:38 PM
Staveley and PCP Capital Partners continue to negotiate with Ashley over a takeover and Benítez believes that with the correct financial backing, he will turn Newcastle into a major force.
Daily Mail - Tue Dec 26 10:34 PM
EXCLUSIVE BY KIERAN GILL: Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles will expect to be kept busy by Manchester City on Wednesday but it will hand him his chance to impress Gareth Southgate.
Daily Mail - Mon Dec 25 8:32 PM
This time of year is a pinnacle point of the campaign. A few victories can give teams a platform to propel up the table while being on the other end of the result can have just as devastating impact.
Daily Mail - Mon Dec 25 11:13 AM
We've reached the halfway point of the Premier League season and the table has begun to take shape with Pep Guardiola's Manchester City looking set to march to the league title.
Daily Mail - Sun Dec 24 1:29 PM
As 2017 draws to a close, the Premier League season reaches the half-way mark that has seen Manchester City destroy everything in it's path. Sportsmail grades every team's performance so far.
Daily Mail - Sat Dec 23 10:41 PM
David Moyes issued a critical reminder of the standards he expects after West Ham's mini-revival crashed to a halt against Newcastle. The Hammers let a first-half lead slip as they lost 3-2 on Saturday.
Daily Mail - Sat Dec 23 5:47 PM
ADAM CRAFTON AT THE LONDON STADIUM: To the tune of Richie Valens La Bamba track, the travelling Geordies serenaded Rafa Benitez. To them, it appears Benitez can do no wrong.
Daily Mail - Sat Dec 23 4:56 PM
MATT BARLOW AT THE LONDON STADIUM: Newcastle United earned their first Premier League victory since October 21 thanks to strikes from Henri Saivet, Mohamed Diame and Christian Atsu.