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Matty Longstaff “Speechless” As Sizzling Strike Sinks Manchester United

Newcastle United midfielder Matty Longstaff was understandably buzzing after his first goal for his hometown club gave The Magpies a crucial three points against Manchester United at St James’ Park. Steve Bruce’s side were coming off the back of a disappointing 5-0 defeat to Leicester City last weekend and the Newcastle boss opted to draft the 19-year-old into the starting …

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Leinster V Saracens: Choose A Combined XV From Starting Teams

Sexton Farrell Leinster Saracens

Both Leinster and Saracens have named their teams ahead of Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup final showdown in St James Park, Newcastle. Mark McCall has made two changes to his Saracens side who overcame Munster in the semi-final last month. Sean Maitland was a late withdrawal in that game but returns to the starting XV for the final. Meanwhile, Will Skelton’s …

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Credit To Pochettino, But How Long Can Spurs Keep This Escape Act Up?

For the third Premier League game in a row, Tottenham required a late goal to see off their opponents, as talismanic Heung-Min Son grabbed an 81st-minute winner to help see off Newcastle United on Saturday. Buoyed by their stunning victory over champions Manchester City, Newcastle looked chock full of confidence as they attempted to spring another upset in their bid …

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Benitez Watched Father Ted & Dad’s Army To Improve English

Rafa Benitez

Newcastle manager, Rafa Benitez, has revealed that he relied on various sitcoms and the music of ‘The Beatles’ when he first arrived in England in 2004. According to BBC Sport, the 58-year-old Spaniard is a huge fan of English sitcoms and has even borrowed phrases from ‘Dads Army’ for his team talks after Newcastle failed to win any of their …

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Premier League 3 PM Kickoffs: Newcastle Out Of Relegation Zone

Cardiff City’s foray into the top 17 of the Premier League was a short-lived one. In the lunchtime game, Neil Warnock’s side briefly lifted themselves out of the relegation spots with an injury time winner against Brighton, but the afternoon fixtures will keep the Welsh side grounded in the weeks ahead. The turmoil at Newcastle United is evident, with just …

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Jose Mourinho Charged For “Offensive” Post-Match Comments

Jose Mourinho was charged by the Football Association over comments he made after Manchester United’s victory against Newcastle and faces a potential touchline ban if found guilty. The United manager spoke into a camera after his side came from behind to triumph 3-2 at Old Trafford, easing the immediate pressure on him after a string of poor results. “Jose Mourinho …

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Mourinho Receives Text Of Support From Board Amid Sacking Rumours

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho revealed he had received a text message of support from the club’s board ahead of his team’s thrilling 3-2 win over Newcastle at Old Trafford on Saturday. Speculation over Mourinho’s position mounted before kick-off following United’s poor start to the season and, with his team trailing 2-0 inside 10 minutes, the Portuguese boss looked like …

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Watch: Mourinho Admits Form Is Unacceptable In Abrupt Press Conference

Jose Mourinho acknowledged that Manchester United’s current run of form is unacceptable as he battles to turn around their season. The manager held a three-minute press conference during which he took six questions from journalists, which he answered briefly before swiftly departing. The 55-year-old Portuguese is under enormous pressure, with United in their worst position after seven league matches since …

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Kyle Walker Spares Manchester City’s Blushes With Thunderbolt Goal

Manchester City were made to work very hard for their third Premier League win of the season. Pep Guardiola’s men steamrolled their way to the title last season, and after initial 2-0 and 6-1 wins over Arsenal and Huddersfield respectively, one could be forgiven for expecting the same. That may still come to pass, but City’s encounters against Wolves last week …

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Watch: Controversial Penalty Decision Results In Newcastle Cup Exit

Newcastle’s miserable start to the season suffered another blow with a dramatic late 3-1 defeat to Championship side Nottingham Forest on Wednesday to crash out of the League Cup at the second round. There was no such strife for Premier League high flyers Everton and Watford, who continued their unbeaten starts to the campaign with victories over Rotherham and Reading …

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Shearer Unhappy With Owen’s Comments As ‘Contract’ Story Resurfaces

Michael Owen’s straight-laced style has seen his commentary pilloried over the years. That deadpan speaking was appropriate for his thoughts on his injury-ravaged career though, as his candid segment on BT Sport last night received almost widespread praise. A young phenom, Owen starred at the 1998 World Cup for England, and was a prolific goalscorer thanks to his finishing and …

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Sarri Confident Chelsea Can Iron Out Defensive Flaws

Maurizio Sarri’s fear of a slow start at Chelsea may have been unfounded but the head coach insists his side are still very much a work in progress. Chelsea will travel to Newcastle on Sunday aiming to make it three wins from as many Premier League games this season. Having voiced concerns about how quickly his new players would adapt …

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