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The Sun - Fri Sep 15 11:55 PM
SLIMLINE Rafa Benitez plans to pull on his boots for a playing comeback — after losing almost a STONE since hernia surgery. The Newcastle manager returns to the dugout today after missing last Sunday’s 1-0 win at Swansea. Spaniard Rafa has been off his food since the operation and joked that he...
The Sun - Fri Sep 15 10:33 PM
SHEYI OJO has revealed why he signed for Fulham on loan despite Premier League interest. The England kid was wanted by top-flight Newcastle as well as Championship big-spenders Middlesbrough. But Ojo, 20, agreed with parent club Liverpool that it was best to go to a club where he would play regul...
The Sun - Fri Sep 15 9:39 AM
NEWCASTLE are on the verge of agreeing a new five-year deal with captain Jamaal Lascelles – as Rafa Benitez starts planning for the long term at the club. Lascelles has made a big impact since Benitez named him as captain last year despite doubts over his ability at the highest level. The 23-year...
The Sun - Fri Sep 15 12:41 AM
IT IS hardly how you would expect a player to celebrate winning the league. Most Newcastle’s stars were out painting the Toon black and white after they clinched the Championship title in May, guzzling champagne until the early hours. But one of their heroes, Matt Ritchie, did not have a single g...
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 2:27 PM
NEWCASTLE are set to welcome Rafa Benitez back in the dugout as they host Stoke who are looking for their third successive win. Stoke will be looking to build on a great point after drawing 2-2 with Manchester United in their last game. When is Newcastle vs Stoke? The Magpies take on the Potters...
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 12:22 PM
JAMAAL LASCELLES has negotiated his Newcastle team-mates a £4million survival bonus from Mike Ashley. That is on top of the £20m windfall Ashley has offered them for winning the FA Cup. Toon skipper Lascelles spoke to the club’s owner by phone to thrash out the bonus structure for this season. Su...
The Sun - Mon Sep 11 5:14 PM
RAFA BENITEZ is planning to take Newcastle training on Wednesday after being off sick for a week. The Toon boss missed the build-up to his team’s 1-0 win at Swansea on Sunday and was also absent from the Liberty Stadium as he recovered from surgery to a hernia infection. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: BET £5,...
The Sun - Mon Sep 11 3:21 PM
NEWCASTLE UNITED have reportedly opened talks with Jamaal Lascelles over a new contract. The Magpies captain is currently the toast of the Toon Army after his match-winning display on Sunday. Lascelles blocked an effort on the line before heading the only goal to secure Newcastle three points at...
The Sun - Mon Sep 11 8:28 AM
RENATO SANCHES made quite the impression on his debut for Swansea… by kicking Newcastle’s Joselu in the privates during a throw-in. Jamaal Lascelles scored the only goal of the game for Newcastle but Renato Sanches wasn’t about to let anyone steal his limelight today… even if he failed to impress...
The Sun - Mon Sep 11 12:19 AM
RENATO SANCHES made quite the impression on his debut for Swansea… by kicking Newcastle’s Joselu in the privates during a throw-in. Jamaal Lascelles scored the only goal of the game for Newcastle but Renato Sanches wasn’t about to let anyone steal his limelight today… even if he failed to impress...
The Sun - Sun Sep 10 11:34 PM
RAFA BENITEZ phoned Toon’s heroes from his sickbed after this win. Newcastle’s boss was at home recovering from an infection following a hernia op. He relayed his orders to his coaching team by phone during the match. And No2 Miguel ‘Paco’ Moreno said: “Rafa called us in the dressing room after t...
The Sun - Sun Sep 10 5:51 PM
JAMAAL LASCELLES was a star at both ends of the pitch as he gave ill Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez the perfect tonic. The Toon skipper stopped his team from falling behind in the 62nd minute when he brilliantly cleared Tammy Abraham’s shot off the line. Then Lascelles earned the visitors all thre...
The Sun - Sun Sep 10 2:52 PM
NEWCASTLE fans have slammed Premier League officials after their late kick-off away to Swansea will see travelling supporters stranded in Wales. The Toon faithful are today set to endure in the longest away-day in the 2017-18 Premier League calendar… with a 708.2-mile round-trip on the cards. How...
The Sun - Sun Sep 10 12:35 PM
RAFA BENITEZ will not travel to take charge of his Newcastle United side at Swansea on Sunday. The Spaniard is recovering from an operation to heel an infection from a previous hernia op. He has been battling to recover in time for the Premier League clash this lunchtime, but his health has not i...
The Sun - Sun Sep 10 12:04 PM
NEWCASTLE travel to the Liberty Stadium on Sunday to face Swansea with both sides languishing in the bottom half of the table. The two teams registered their first win of the Premier League before the international break, as the Swans sit in 13th spot – one place and one point above the Magpies....
The Sun - Sat Sep 9 11:43 PM
NEWCASTLE owner Mike Ashley has personally offered the club’s players a staggering £20 million bonus if they win the FA Cup this season. Toon’s stars had been involved in a row with club bosses through the summer on the structure of bonuses for their return to the Premier League. The stand-off ha...