Magpies show they mean to hold on to HKFC Citibank International Soccer Sevens title

Fast and furious: Singapore Cricket Club's Josh Douglas takes on the Sunderland team during their 1-1 draw. Photo: Jonathan Wong

The Magpies won all three of their matches at Hong Kong Football Club, scoring nine goals without reply, to top group B. Striker Sammy Ameobi led the way with four goals.

Sunday, 26 May, 2013, 10:21am

Newcastle names top squad for HKFC soccer sevens

Newcastle United's James Tavernier

Captain James Tavernier, an irresistible force in midfield a year ago, returns together with goalkeeper Jak Alnwick, defender Paul Dummett and midfielders Steven Logan and Bradden Inman. For goals, the Magpies will look to striker Sammy Ameobi, who has already played 19 times for the club's first team.

22 May 2013 - 5:12am

Brendan Rodgers hails Liverpool win over Newcastle

Jordan Henderson, who scored two goals for Liverpool, battles with Mathieu Debuchy, who was later sent off. Photo: AFP

In their first game since Suarez was given a 10-match ban for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic, Liverpool destroyed Newcastle at St James' Park to record their biggest league win since a 6-0 rout of Derby County in September 2007.

29 Apr 2013 - 3:25am

Tottenham, Chelsea and Newcastle eye quarter-final berths in Europa League


Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea have their hearts set on higher things than the Europa League next season as both target Champions League qualification via top-four finishes in the English Premier League.

14 Mar 2013 - 4:27am

Reading beat Newcastle 2-1 in bid to avoid drop

Newcastle United's French midfielder Yohan Cabaye (left). Photo: AFP

Reading boosted its hopes of avoiding relegation while also sinking Newcastle deeper into trouble in a 2-1 comeback win over the Magpies in the English Premier League on Saturday.

23 Jan 2013 - 9:01am

Wenger convinced Walcott will stay at Arsenal

Arsenal's hat-trick hero Theo Walcott battles for possession with Newcastle's Cheik Ismael Tiote at the Emirates. Photo: EPA

Arsene Wenger insists he can convince Theo Walcott to stay at Arsenal after the England star's scintillating hat-trick destroyed Newcastle at the Emirates.

The Gunners' 7-3 rout of Newcastle made it four successive victories since being dumped out of the League One Cup by League Two Bradford City.

31 Dec 2012 - 3:08am

Walcott hat-trick helps Arsenal clutch big 7-3 win over Newcastle

Arsenal's Theo Walcott celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Newcastle at Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Photo: AP

Theo Walcott evoked memories of the great Thierry Henry when his dazzling hat-trick inspired Arsenal to a 7-3 win over Newcastle United on Saturday in one of the best Premier League games of the season.

30 Dec 2012 - 10:54am

United's Alex Ferguson slams Newcastle's Alan Pardew over referee remarks

Alex Ferguson

Alex Ferguson has criticised Newcastle manager Alan Pardew for his claims that the Manchester United manager should have been sent off after a verbal exchange with referee Mike Dean during their clash on Wednesday.

29 Dec 2012 - 3:35am

Ferguson hails Manchester United's courage after win over Newcastle

Wayne Rooney

Manchester United's 4-3 victory over Newcastle United opened a seven-point gap at the top of the Premier League table, but the news was not all positive for Alex Ferguson and his team.

Ferguson revealed after the game that Wayne Rooney has a knee ligament injury that will sideline him for three weeks.

28 Dec 2012 - 2:20am

United seven points clear of City after dramatic late win over Newcastle

Manchester United's Jonny Evans celebrates after scoring against Newcastle. Photo: AP

Javier Hernandez sent Manchester United seven points clear at the Premier League summit by pouncing in the 90th minute to clinch a 4-3 victory over Newcastle as second-place Manchester City lost at Sunderland on Wednesday.

27 Dec 2012 - 9:42am

Anything can happen over the Premier League's crowded holiday period

Newcastle coach Alan Pardew

The ghosts of Christmas past haunt Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho. "I was about nine and my father was sacked on Christmas Day. He was a manager, the results had not been good. The telephone rang and he was sacked in the middle of our lunch," he once recalled.

22 Dec 2012 - 6:25am

Manchester teams can open Premier League gap

Under Roberto Mancini, City have won all four matches against Newcastle home and away. Photo: AFP

With Chelsea on a leave of absence from the English Premier League, the two Manchester leviathans are presented with the opportunity to open an even more significant gap on their nearest pursuers this weekend.

15 Dec 2012 - 3:34am

Newcastle ends winless run with 3-0 win over Wigan

Newcastle United's Gael Bigirimana celebrates his goal during their English Premier League soccer match against Wigan Athletic at St James' Park on Monday. Photo: AP

Newcastle recorded its first Premier League win in six matches by beating 10-man Wigan 3-0 on Monday after two goals by Demba Ba and another from Gael Bigirimana.

4 Dec 2012 - 10:30am

English clubs eye Europa League knockout stage

Liverpool is aiming to secure passage to the Europa League knockout stages. Photo: EPA

English Premier League trio Liverpool, Tottenham and Newcastle will be aiming to secure passage to the Europa League knockout stages with a game in hand today.

While the English clubs have had modest starts to their domestic campaign and are all in unfamiliar mid-table positions, their fortunes have been brighter in continental action as they close in on the last-32 stage.

22 Nov 2012 - 2:28am

Red Devils likely to easily overcome Villa

Manchester United on current form is likely to continue its remarkable trend against Villa.

Manchester United are top of the English Premier League for the first time this season and they will hope to extend their lead this weekend when they visit Aston Villa, while tough games await Manchester City and Chelsea tomorrow.

10 Nov 2012 - 3:09am