- Mon Nov 20 9:48 PM
London (AFP) – A British businesswoman has made a formal offer of around £300 million ($397 million, 338 million euros) for Premier League club Newcastle United, according to British media reports on Monday. Several media outlets, including the BBC, said Amanda Staveley’s financial firm PCP Capit...
- Sat Nov 18 7:55 PM
London (AFP) – Paul Pogba marked his comeback with a goal and an assist as Manchester United fought back to beat Newcastle United 4-1 on Saturday and stay on Manchester City’s tail. Sidelined since mid-September by a hamstring injury, France midfielder Pogba made a decisive return as Jose Mourinh...
- Fri Nov 10 4:50 PM
Guangzhou (AFP) – Newcastle United forward Aleksandar Mitrovic was on target as clinical Serbia stepped up their preparations for the World Cup with a hard-earned 2-0 friendly win in China on Friday. Serbia, under caretaker coach Mladen Krstajic after they parted company with Slavoljub Muslin la...
- Mon Oct 16 6:36 PM
London (AFP) – Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is ready to end his controversial reign after putting the Premier League club up for sale on Monday. Ashley has been a polarising figure at Newcastle since taking over at St James’ Park in 2007 and the sports retail tycoon has decided now is the t...
- Fri Oct 13 6:04 PM
London (AFP) – Newcastle manager Rafael
Benitez says Jamaal Lascelles and Mohamed Diame
have patched up their differences after a training ground flare up. Senegal international Diame and Newcastle’s combative English captain Lascelles came to blows during a recent training session. The tiff ende...
- Mon Oct 2 1:06 AM
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp assessed Liverpool’s latest failure to win a Premier League game after a 1-1 draw at Newcastle United by saying: “Football is not fair.” Liverpool’s German manager found it difficult to accept that the visitors emerged with only a point thanks to a...
- Sun Oct 1 8:15 PM
London (AFP) – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was left feeling “disappointed and frustrated” after a Newcastle side under the guidance of former Reds boss Rafael Benitez held his side to a 1-1 draw at St James’ Park on Sunday. Victory would have seen Liverpool leapfrog champions Chelsea into four...
- Sun Oct 1 7:05 PM
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – A remarkable goal from Philippe Coutinho secured a 1-1 draw for Liverpool at Newcastle United on Sunday, but it was another hugely frustrating match for their manager, Jurgen Klopp. On a day when victory would have lifted them above reigning champions Chelsea an...
- Sat Sep 30 12:50 AM
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Liverpool are seeking to end a frustrating September on a positive note as they face a reunion with their former manager Rafa Benitez at Newcastle on Sunday. Benitez remains a popular figure at Anfield, having guided Liverpool to the Champions League title with...
- Sun Sep 24 6:10 PM
Brighton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Israeli striker Tomer Hemed’s 51st-minute goal earned Brighton and Hove Albion a 1-0 victory over last season’s Championship sparring partners Newcastle United in the Premier League on Sunday. Hemed struck early in the second half at the Amex Stadium to give Brig...
- Wed Sep 20 4:36 PM
London (AFP) – Brighton and Hove Albion’s Dutch international goalkeeper Tim Krul
is eligible to face former club Newcastle United at the weekend after making his loan move permanent on Wednesday. The 29-year-old, whose finest moment came in the 2014 World Cup quarter-final penalty shootout when...
- Sun Sep 10 6:58 PM
Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jamaal Lascelles provided a welcome tonic for ailing Newcastle United manager Rafael
Benitez as his late goal secured a 1-0 win at Swansea City on Sunday. Benitez was forced to miss his side’s trip to south Wales while he recovered from an infection. The 57-year-o...
- Wed Aug 30 7:40 PM
London (AFP) – Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has been given a three-match ban after admitting a Football Association charge of violent conduct. Mitrovic appeared to catch West Ham’s Manuel Lanzini with an elbow during Newcastle’s 3-0 win on Saturday in an incident that was not seen by ref...
- Sat Aug 26 5:20 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was left scratching his head after Raheem Sterling
was sent off moments after giving his side a last-gasp 2-1 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday. Sterling celebrated his deflected 97th-minute winner by throwing himself into the jubilantly celeb...
- Sun Aug 20 4:51 PM
London (AFP) – Australian international Aaron Mooy’s stunning second-half goal gave Huddersfield a 1-0 victory over Newcastle and maintained their 100 percent record in their maiden season in the Premier League on Sunday. Huddersfield signed Mooy full-time from Manchester City in the close seaso...
- Mon Aug 14 2:00 AM
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino insists Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-0 victory at Newcastle United in their Premier League opener has not altered his desire to finally strengthen his squad before the transfer deadline. Pochettino remains aware Tottenham lack the depth and quality...
- Sun Aug 13 4:17 PM
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Dele Alli fired Tottenham to a 2-0 victory at Newcastle on Sunday after the England midfielder was involved in the crucial dismissal of Magpies midfielder Jonjo Shelvey
. Shelvey was shown a second half red card for deliberately treading on Alli, who was on the g...
- Sun Aug 13 4:10 PM
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Dele Alli warned Premier League provocateurs he won’t be losing his cool this season after the Tottenham star kept his temper in check following Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey
’s stamp. Newcastle’s Shelvey was sent off early in the second half at St James’ Pa...
- Sat Aug 12 8:14 PM
On the first weekend of the Premier League season there are certain matches that quicken the pulse. Not necessarily familiar clashes between two of the division’s longstanding juggernauts, but games that fall in line with the invigorating refreshment of a new term. Newcastle United vs. Tottenham...
- Sat Aug 12 1:37 AM
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Tottenham’s start to the season has been overshadowed by Danny Rose
’s criticism of the club’s transfer policy, but Mauricio Pochettino insists his side are still in position for a strong Premier League campaign. Rose attacked Tottenham’s lack of success in the t...
- Fri Aug 11 6:00 PM
London (AFP) – Rafael
Benitez has pledged not to quit as manager of Newcastle United despite his mounting frustration over the club’s failure to back him in the transfer market. Since guiding Newcastle into the top flight by winning the second-tier Championship last season, Benitez has been engag...
- Fri Aug 11 5:15 PM
London (AFP) – Rafael
Benitez has pledged not to walk away from his role as manager of Newcastle United despite his mounting frustration over the club’s failure to back him in the transfer market. Since guiding Newcastle into the top flight by winning the second-tier Championship last season, Ben...
- Wed Jul 19 6:20 PM
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Newcastle United have wrapped up the signing of England under-21 international winger Jacob Murphy from Championship side Norwich City for a reported fee of £12 million (13.6 million euros, $15.6 million), the club confirmed Wednesday. The Magpies had a bid for...
- Mon Jul 17 6:04 PM
London (AFP) – Newcastle United have moved a step closer to signing long-term transfer target Jacob Murphy, after agreeing a fee for the winger with Norwich City, according to British media reports on Monday. The Magpies have endured a largely frustrating transfer window, with French defender Flo...
- Sat Jul 8 1:47 AM
London (AFP) – The raids by the the British taxman on Premier League sides, West Ham and Newcastle, in late April are believed to have been inspired by non-payment of taxes on image rights. Indeed HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) showing an increased interest in football clubs could be a sign of thi...
- Wed Jun 7 3:25 PM
London (AFP) – The sense of loss in Newcastle at the death of Ivory Coast midfielder Cheick Tiote has been reflected by over 1, 000 Newcastle United fans signing a petition to have his shirt number of 24 retired the BBC reported Wednesday. Tiote — who was a member of the Ivory Coast squad that en...
- Tue Jun 6 6:28 AM
Beijing (AFP) – Ivory Coast international and former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote died while training for his Chinese club on Monday. Here are five players who died during their careers: – Marc-Vivien Foe, June 2003 – Cameroon midfielder Foe collapsed after a heart attack during a Confederat...
- Wed May 24 4:10 PM
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Ghanaian international midfielder Christian Atsu’s performances for Newcastle United in regaining their Premier League status earned him a permanent move from champions Chelsea on Wednesday. The 25-year-old — who scored five goals in 32 Championship appearances...
- Fri May 19 3:18 PM
London (AFP) – Former Newcastle youth team coach George Ormond has been charged with 29 counts of historical sexual offences, English prosecutors said on Friday. Ormond, who was a coach at the Montagu and North Fenham boys’ club which fed players to Newcastle United, is facing allegations ranging...
- Thu Apr 27 4:36 PM
London (AFP) – Newcastle United manager Rafael
Benitez on Thursday tried to turn the attention back to his club’s promotion to the Premier League, a day after the club was raided by British tax authorities. Magpies managing director Lee Charnley was arrested and later released without charge on W...