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Guardian - Mon Jan 22 7:50 AM
Romelu Lukaku is weighing in with some key contributions, Christian Benteke is not and Tottenham are showing how much weaker they are without Christian Eriksen Sergio Agüero has had a curiosity of a campaign. He has been injured, benched and below par at times. He has been outscored by Raheem Ste...
Guardian - Sun Jan 21 10:30 PM
Manager says he does not want his players looking over their shoulders as he prepares to trigger their push for the title Pep Guardiola can seem to concentrate more on the aesthetics than the statistics. While he has assessed formidable figures in his managerial career, they appear a byproduct of...
Guardian - Sat Jan 20 10:00 PM
The takeover uncertainty leaves Newcastle in limbo, with no obvious direction, a willing but limited team and a manager happy to leave everyone wondering whether he will quit When Kevin Keegan took over as manager at Newcastle United in 1992, the first thing he wanted to do was restore some pride...
Guardian - Sat Jan 20 7:41 PM
Manchester City could reflect on a satisfying way to bounce back from their first defeat of the season at Anfield last weekend. At 2-1, they did briefly have a wobble against a Newcastle United side that probably shocked themselves to be still in the game. Yet normal service quickly resumed when...
Guardian - Sat Jan 20 5:15 PM
Manchester United did what they could to exert pressure on Manchester City, before the leaders faced Newcastle in the late match, as Anthony Martial’s goal nine minutes into the second half saw off Burnley. Winning is all José Mourinho’s men can do and while it was a patchy victory they will hard...
Guardian - Sat Jan 20 4:43 PM
Premier League updates from the 5.30pm GMT kick-off Amanda Staveley: unusual case of would-be-owner And feel free to ping an email in Scott’s direction 4.43pm GMT Manchester City make two changes to the team named for the 4-3 defeat at Liverpool last Sunday. The injured Fabian Delph is replaced b...
Guardian - Fri Jan 19 10:33 PM
• Newcastle manager says takeover talk is not a distraction • ‘We have to be sure we can get our January targets, ’ says Benítez Rafael Benítez was noncommittal about his future at Newcastle United after revealing he knew Amanda Staveley’s mooted club takeover was off three weeks go. “My future i...
Guardian - Fri Jan 19 8:30 AM
Arsène Wenger seeks a reaction, Rafa Benítez may change approach against Manchester City and is Glenn Murray what Chelsea need? Two teams struggling to score goals go toe-to-toe when Brighton and Chelsea get the Premier League ball rolling in Saturday’s early kick-off. Brighton have drawn seven b...
Guardian - Thu Jan 18 6:52 PM
The businesswoman is said to have £28bn under management but her UK company has no assets or employees For supporters of Newcastle United, the great, underperforming north-east football institution, the indignities of ownership under Mike Ashley have ground up the gears again. Ashley, boss of cut...
Guardian - Wed Jan 17 9:38 PM
• Uncertainty surrounds bid by Amanda Staveley • Staveley reported to have made £250m offer for club in November A major British family investor, the first to be named by the businesswoman Amanda Staveley as a financial backer of her £250m bid to buy Newcastle United, has said they are not now pl...
Guardian - Tue Jan 16 7:19 PM
• Newcastle owner authorises statement on takeover latest • ‘Attempts to reach a deal have proved to be exhausting, frustrating’ The Newcastle owner, Mike Ashley, has issued an explosive statement denying that the businesswoman Amanda Staveley has made any offer to buy the club via her company PC...
Guardian - Mon Jan 15 7:52 AM
Arsenal have hit an all-time low under Arsène Wenger, Chelsea could go for Andy Carroll and Sam Allardyce needs a result Chelsea have endured three successive goalless draws for the first time and it is inconceivable the scouting department is not exploring forward options. Something has clearly...
Guardian - Sat Jan 13 5:25 PM
As Rafael Benítez and Carlos Carvalhal shook hands at the end, neither man could disguise their disappointment. A hard-fought point is all very sell but Carvalhal’s Swansea City remain bottom. As for Newcastle they are hovering above the relegation zone, have now gone seven home Premier League ga...
Guardian - Fri Jan 12 5:10 PM
Rafael Benítez is still in the dark about his January transfer budget and does not sound tremendously optimistic about the prospect of actually signing any players this month. Throw in mounting uncertainties about Newcastle’s mooted takeover and Benítez looks to have almost as many problems as Sw...
Guardian - Thu Jan 11 7:59 PM
• Under-23s coach Beardsley fighting bullying and racism charges • Managing director Lee Charnley has been weighing up witness statements Peter Beardsley will almost certainly have to wait until the middle of next week before learning if he is to lose his job coaching Newcastle United’s under‑23...
Guardian - Wed Jan 10 7:41 PM
The 56-year-old was a tremendous player but he has now been placed on gardening leave during an internal investigation into alleged bullying and racism Peter Beardsley has always been a man of contradictions. As an immensely gifted footballer regularly dubbed a genius by team-mates, he was very m...
Guardian - Tue Jan 9 4:13 PM
• Under-23 coach has been accused of racism • Beardsley had earlier been summoned to St James’ Park Newcastle United’s Peter Beardsley has taken an “agreed period of leave” as the club investigates allegations of bullying by the under-23 coach. “After discussions with Peter Beardsley this morning...
Guardian - Mon Jan 8 5:14 PM
Your weekend roundup of the best photography from Saturday and Sunday’s FA Cup third round matches Continue reading
Guardian - Mon Jan 8 9:19 AM
Mark Robins’ eye-catching Coventry deserve their headlines, Liverpool have a bargain in Andrew Robertson and Wolves are already good enough for top flight Amid all the hoopla over the departing Mark Hughes , it is right to take a moment to praise Coventry City. They were deserved winners of the t...
Guardian - Sat Jan 6 5:14 PM
Luton Town lost but they did so in such appealing style that it was extremely easy to appreciate why Nathan Jones’s side are winning so many friends as they threaten to run away with League Two. Although two goals from Ayoze Pérez and another from Jonjo Shelvey had virtually booked Newcastle Unit...
Guardian - Sat Jan 6 11:49 AM
• Yasin Ben El-Mhanni has lodged a complaint against youth coach Beardsley • Beardsley was previously cleared of a similar allegation made in 2003 Newcastle have launched an investigation after an allegation of bullying was made against Under-23s coach Peter Beardsley. Press Association Sport und...
Guardian - Mon Jan 1 7:07 PM
• Manager says fans’ chants and banners calling for dismissal are expected • Hughes angrily defends changes in 5-0 defeat at Chelsea after 1-0 loss Mark Hughes maintained he is the “best person” for the job at Stoke City despite renewed calls from supporters for him to be sacked in the wake of a...
Guardian - Mon Jan 1 5:07 PM
Mark Hughes is on the brink once again after his controversial decision to name a weakened team at Chelsea spectacularly backfired with defeat 48 hours later at the hands of a Newcastle United side who had won only one of their previous 12 matches. Ayoze Pérez scored the goal that eased Newcastle...
Guardian - Sun Dec 31 10:00 AM
The winter window opens on 1 January with most clubs desperate to make signings. Here we look at the 20 clubs and the players they hope will arrive Arsène Wenger anticipates that he will be busier fielding enquires about fringe players in his squad – he would be open to moving a few out – but he...
Guardian - Sat Dec 30 7:18 PM
• Pressure increases on manager after 5-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge • But Hughes insists gamble will pay off if they beat Newcastle on Monday Mark Hughes has admitted his decision to field a weakened team against Chelsea, who coasted to a 5-0 win at Stamford Bridge , has increased the pressure on...
Guardian - Sat Dec 30 6:07 PM
• London Irish 15-20 Newcastle • Visitors scored first try from what appeared to be a knock-on When you are down and in need of luck, fate usually spits in your face. London Irish, without a win here in the Premiership since March 2016, were 6-3 ahead after 22 minutes and looking reasonably comfo...
Guardian - Sat Dec 30 5:30 PM
A late contender for the worst game of 2017 illustrated just why a Newcastle United side without a home win since October will spend the first part of the New Year embroiled in a relegation skirmish. Brighton are far from safe but Chris Hughton looked somewhat happier than Rafael Benítez at the e...
Guardian - Sat Dec 30 12:28 PM
From Arsenal to West Ham, fans assess what they need most in the January sales Related: Transfer window January 2018 – every deal in Europe's top five leagues Continue reading
Guardian - Fri Dec 29 2:26 PM
Last season’s Championship top two have enjoyed similar fortunes in the Premier League thus far, with both starting well before fading and then steadying themselves with a victory just before Christmas. Newcastle, only one point above the bottom three at the start of the weekend, will climb above...
Guardian - Fri Dec 29 7:53 AM
Carvalhal needs immediate impact at Swansea, Schmeichel seeks redemption and Chelsea’s Azpilicueta-Morata combination threatens Stoke The wisdom of appointing Carlos Carvalhal as Swansea’s new manager is, to say the least, questionable: a man who was dismissed on Christmas Eve for underachieving...