- Sun Oct 1 8:49 PM
• Klopp: ‘We should have won. We were the better side’ • Rafael
Benítez happy with draw against former club Jürgen Klopp seemed torn between defiance and anxiety after a 1-1 draw at Newcastle United left his Liverpool side in seventh place, seven points behind the leaders, Manchester City. “We sh...
- Sun Oct 1 7:03 PM
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- Sun Oct 1 6:49 PM
At the final whistle Rafael
Benítez polished his spectacles and smiled knowingly. Newcastle United’s manager had succeeded in satisfying his current congregation while reminding a much-loved former public precisely what they lost when he left Anfield in 2010. Liverpool fans rather like Jürgen Klo...
- Sun Oct 1 3:30 PM
Latest updates from the 4.30pm game at St James’ Park Benítez: ‘Create a good atmosphere and you can win trophies’ Email Rob on firstname.lastname@example.org 3.16pm BST Hello and welcome to coverage of Rafa Benitez Day, when the fans of Newcastle and Liverpool compete to demonstrate their love for a...
- Sun Oct 1 8:00 AM
As the Newcastle manager faces his former club in an emotional reunion, he insists money is not everything in search for silverware Rafa Benítez likes to list the very real similarities between the cities of Liverpool and Newcastle and their respective football clubs. He relishes the hallmark, of...
- Sat Sep 30 9:00 AM
An evocative day for Rafael
Benítez who will doubtless be applauded by all corners of St James’ Park before kick-off. While Reds remember the four trophies, Champions League included, he won at Anfield, Newcastle fans are similarly adoring. Benítez duly hopes to delight them by exposing Jürgen Kl...
- Thu Sep 28 6:07 PM
Payday lender cites end of sponsorship of Newcastle United in 2016 annual report as one factor behind expected improvement Wonga made a loss of nearly £65m last year, but has insisted that it is on track to return to profitability in 2017, in part due to its Newcastle United sponsorship ending. T...
- Tue Sep 26 6:22 PM
Tycoon’s profits hit by lower attendances at St James’ Park and ‘tough trading environment’ at Sports Direct last year Newcastle United and Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley’s personal investment firm’s profits nearly halved last year after a difficult period for both of his main assets. Revenues at...
- Tue Sep 26 2:15 PM
• Shepherd was chairman between 1997 and 2007 • Alan Shearer among the first to pay tribute Former Newcastle chairman Freddy Shepherd has died, his family has announced. He was 76. A pivotal figure in the St James’ Park club’s rise during the 1990s, he was chairman for 10 years from 1997. Shepher...
- Mon Sep 25 8:53 AM
Sean Dyche was worked up about nothing, Mark Hughes hopes life for Stoke will get easier and Ronald Koeman played his last cards to get Everton out of trouble If Brighton survive this season – and they survived this game thanks to several Newcastle misses and some good goalkeeping – there is ever...
- Mon Sep 25 8:00 AM
In the 1-0 win over Newcastle both managers set up their teams not to lose and, while their organisation was impressive, it was at the cost of attacking flair Sometimes straightforward virtues are the best. In a Premier League that at times seems to have all but given up anything resembling tradi...