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Each week our expert tipster Nick Pulford suggests his pick of the fixtures to offer the best return to risk ratio for a $1,000 bet.

This week:

Saturday, 25 October, 2003, 12:00am

Newcastle's chance to impress

Table-toppers and defending champions Arsenal travel to Newcastle on Sunday in the English Premier League's match of the weekend. Newcastle's strong home form indicates a surprise win is possible - a result that would make them serious title contenders.

7 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Tino hangs 'em high

Newcastle fans have been putting their shirts on Kenny Dalglish this week after two breath-taking performances.

St James' Park was besieged by campers the night before Newcastle United's new away strip went on sale at the club shop and within 24 hours more than 4,000 members of the Toon Army were proudly parading the new uniform on the streets of Tyneside.

22 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Upsets rule in race for finals

Upset wins by Newcastle and the Sydney Tigers yesterday have given the Australian Rugby League race for places in the top eight an intriguing new look. Out of the picture a week ago, the Tigers are suddenly back in contention following their 16-14 win over Illawarra.

19 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Uncharitable Man U crush Newcastle

Eric Cantona broke Newcastle hearts again last night, scoring one goal and setting up two more as Manchester United demolished their Premier League rivals 4-0 in the English Football Association Charity Shield at Wembley Stadium.

12 Aug 1996 - 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

United go top again as Arsenal rock Newcastle

MANCHESTER United went back on top of the English Premier League without kicking a ball yesterday as Newcastle and Liverpool both lost away.

24 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Chelsea put the brakes on United

SECOND-PLACED Manchester United failed to take full advantage of leaders Newcastle's day off by only drawing 1-1 at home to Chelsea in the English Premier League.

3 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Beardsley rescues Newcastle

ENGLISH Premier League leaders Newcastle United averted their first home loss of the campaign, and showed true championship quality in the process yesterday, as they fought back to beat Leeds 2-1 with Peter Beardsley scoring the winner.

26 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

United hit form to top table

MANCHESTER United pipped Everton to the points - and went joint-top of the Premier League - with a thrilling 3-2 win at Goodison Park yesterday.

Eight players were booked with the Blues David Unsworth being show the red card in the 80th minute after a foul on Ryan Giggs as Everton chased an equaliser.

10 Sep 1995 - 12:00am