- Fri Feb 9 10:29 PM
• Algeria striker said he felt ‘a good feeling’ with Newcastle manager • Slimani hopes to overcome thigh strain to face Manchester United Islam Slimani is embarking on a three-fold mission at Newcastle. The Algeria striker wants to score the goals needed to keep Rafael Benítez’s side in the Premi...
- Mon Feb 5 2:24 PM
Newcastle United’s Isaac Hayden visited the NUFC fans food bank and clubs across the country are helping out as they realise the harsh reality that working families cannot make ends meet Only seven miles separate Newcastle’s West End Food bank in Benwell and the north-east footballers’ mecca of D...
- Mon Feb 5 8:41 AM
Sam Allardyce looks to next season, Swansea find belief under Carlos Carvalhal and Liverpool’s defence worthy of praise Get The Recap, the best of the Guardian’s sport coverage Liverpool’s oft-maligned defence deserved a little credit here. For almost the entire game they kept Spurs at bay, with...
- Sun Feb 4 10:30 PM
• ‘I don’t want to start a war. Is it ideal? I won’t say if it’s ideal or not’ • ‘I need to be sure players concentrate on getting points to stay up’ Rafael
Benítez intends to initiate an internal inquiry into the deficiencies that undermined the January transfer window activity at Newcastle Unit...
- Sun Feb 4 10:05 PM
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- Sun Feb 4 7:42 PM
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson was left frustrated after he felt his side should have come away with all three points in their 1-1 draw with Newcastle United. Rafa Benítez’s side had led through Mohamed Diamé in the first-half, but Benítez defended his sides second half display saying it was...
- Sun Feb 4 6:56 PM
The chance conversion rate has been an achilles heel this season and so it proved again at Crystal Palace All of a sudden, Newcastle United had two on one. The break had started inside their own half and Kenedy, the January loan signing from Chelsea, who was leading it, had time to consider his o...
- Sun Feb 4 4:24 PM
The grumble on the final whistle told its own story. This was a result which did little for either of these teams as they strive for Premier League survival, leaving both hovering perilously close to the cut-off with desperately difficult fixtures ahead, and each probably cursing a missed opportu...
- Sun Feb 4 1:21 PM
Latest updates from the 2.15pm kick-off at Selhurst Park Sign up to The Fiver: our free, daily football email And feel free to email Nick or tweet: @NickAmes82 1.21pm GMT Crystal Palace: Hennessey; Fosu-Mensah, Tomkins, Kelly, Van Aanholt; Townsend, Milivojevic, Cabaye, McArthur, Zaha; Benteke. S...
- Sat Feb 3 9:00 AM
Benítez or Roy Hodgson will be satisfied with their business in the transfer window, though the possibility of Islam Slimani playing some part at Selhurst Park may cheer the Spaniard. Hodgson has now lost Bakary Sako to a broken ankle, a sixth long-term absentee, until into next se...