Newcastle United F.C.

Tim Sherwood delighted as Tottenham keep up the pressure on Liverpool

Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates scoring the opener against Newcastle. Photo: AFP

Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood, for once, praised his team’s start to a game after Emmanuel Adebayor struck twice in a 4-0 romp at Newcastle United on Wednesday.

Thursday, 13 February, 2014, 10:38am

Controversial Joe Kinnear quits Newcastle United

Joe Kinnear was unloved by Newcastle fans, and perhaps the manager too. Photo: AFP

Newcastle United’s controversial director of football Joe Kinnear has quit seven months into a three-year deal after his second spell at the Premier League club in which they made no permanent signings for the first-team squad.

4 Feb 2014 - 11:19pm

Fletcher poised to make first start in 10 months

Darren Fletcher

Darren Fletcher is set to continue his return to full fitness with his first competitive start for Manchester United in 10 months when Newcastle visit Old Trafford tonight for their League Cup third-round clash.

26 Sep 2012 - 2:43am

Ba double gives Newcastle controversial draw

Newcastle United's Demba Ba (left) celebrates his second goal with Yohan Cabaye during their English Premier League soccer match against Everton on Monday. Photo: AP

Senegal striker Demba Ba rescued a 2-2 draw for Newcastle as his late equaliser left Everton to pay the price for a crucial blunder by the officials at Goodison Park on Monday.

Ba came off the bench at half-time with Newcastle trailing to Leighton Baines’ first half goal and he made an immediate impact with the equaliser one minute into the second period.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Magpies swoop past Villa to grab sevens glory

The bright strip looked more like the plumage of a golden oriole than a magpie, but Newcastle United's bunch of teenagers made certain that no one would mistake them for who they were as they sang 'We are the Geordies' after winning the HKFC Citibank International Soccer Sevens yesterday.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

Heads shake from bordello to touchlines

MANY of Hong Kong's footballing foibles have been chronicled over the years but a quick four days in England last week left one wondering about the sanity of some involved in the Premier League.

Hong Kong's avid followers of the sport worldwide will know something of the trials and tribulations associated with Newcastle United - both on and off the field.

22 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

AS if relegation from the Premier League were not enough of a crying shame, the followers of Middlesbrough and Sunderland are coming to terms with the realisation that neighbouring Newcastle United are in a different league -perhaps twice over.

1 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Leicester to call tune for United's hopes and aspirations of Magpies

LEICESTER City and Newcastle United have their thoughts on Manchester United for different reasons - and both concern the championship.

Martin O'Neill's men host champions-elect United at Filbert Street knowing that the pressure would be off the Red Devils if they left with a victory, saving them the agony of a punishing run-in over the next week.

2 May 1997 - 12:00am

Magpies' Lee aims to bury old club

THE Premier League's team of the moment, fickle Newcastle United, head for London on Sunday and what - on paper anyway - should not present too awesome an FA Cup third round hurdle in the shape of First Division battlers Charlton Athletic.

3 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Crucial win for Newcastle

Newcastle United beat Aston Villa one-nil last night, reducing Manchester United's lead at the top of the English Premier Division to three points.

Les Ferdinand scored in the 63rd minute in front of a packed St James' Park to increase the tension in the fight for the championship.

15 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Jack brings along golden memories

I DON'T know if it ever made a tabloid headline but 'Gold King Cole' would certainly have adequately described the man Kevin Keegan sold last week, a move that immediately brought the ire of Newcastle United's fanatical supporters down around his ears.

15 Jan 1995 - 12:00am