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Jonjo Shelvey taunts floored Yohan Cabaye in Newcastle victory – and image goes viral

Yohan Cabaye was once a popular figure at St James's Park.

Newcastle United
Mikel Merino

Rafa Benitez reacts to Mikel Merino's dramatic late winner for Newcastle

Rafa Benitez hailed the "character" of his Newcastle United side after they climbed up to sixth in the Premier League table.

Newcastle United
DeAndre Yedlin and Matt Ritchie

Match ratings: How did Newcastle United's players rate in Crystal Palace victory?

They left it late, but Newcastle United continued their impressive start to the season with a home win over Crystal Palace, thanks to an 86th minute Mikel Merino strike.
Newcastle United
Jamaal Lascelles and Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle United 1 Crystal Palace 0: Mikel Merino fires club up to to sixth in table

Mikel Merino claimed all three points for Newcastle United this afternoon with a dramatic late header.
Newcastle United
Joselu and Aleksandar Mitrovic

Mikel Merino joined on Newcastle bench by Aleksandar Mitrovic

Rafa Benitez has named an unchanged starting XI for this afternoon's game against Crystal Palace.
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Javier Manquillo, right

Newcastle's Javier Manquillo reflects on his time at Sunderland

Javier Manquillo says he's a better player for his relegation season with Sunderland.
Newcastle United
Brentford manager Dean Smith.

Brentford v Sunderland: Black Cats attacking threat causes concern for Bees boss

Brentford boss Dean Smith insists struggling Sunderland are a dangerous opponent and must be respected, despite their lowly league position.

Sunderland AFC
Aiden McGeady celebrates his goal in front of the Preston fans, flanked by another former North End loanee, Tyias Browning.

Sunderland boss Simon Grayson admits there’s a lot more to come from Aiden McGeady

In a season that has yet to inspire or excite in any real capacity, Aiden McGeady’s creativity has been a saving grace for Sunderland.

Sunderland AFC
Duncan Watmore

Duncan Watmore comeback is going to plan as Simon Grayson weighs up his options

Simon Grayson is hoping that Duncan Watmore can continue his positive return from injury at Griffin Park on Saturday.

Sunderland AFC
Josh Maja

Sunderland to assess Josh Maja after injury scare

Sunderland U23 boss Elliot Dickman says Josh Maja will be assessed at the Academy of Light after his late withdrawal at Finch Farm.

Sunderland AFC
Aleksandar Mitrovic. Picture by Frank Reid

Rafa Benitez explains why he left out Newcastle’s Aleksandar Mitrovic

Aleksandar Mitrovic is back in the Newcastle United fold – thanks to an injury to Dwight Gayle.

Newcastle United
Rafa Benitez.

Rafa Benitez moving forward at Newcastle on need-to-know basis as takeover talks progress

Rafa Benitez says he’s happy to be kept out of the loop over the sale of Newcastle United.

Newcastle United
Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez. Picture by Frank Reid

Rafa Benitez outlines Newcastle’s huge potential

Rafa Benitez says Newcastle United could be a “top” Premier League club.

Newcastle United
Andros Townsend and Rafa Benitez

Rafa Benitez reveals his 'disappointment' at Andros Townsend's Newcastle exit

Rafa Benitez has told of his "disappointment" after losing Andros Townsend to Crystal Palace.

Newcastle United
Dwight Gayle

Rafa Benitez gives fitness update on Dwight Gayle at Newcastle

Dwight Gayle is out of Newcastle United's game against his former club Crystal Palace.

Newcastle United
VOTE: 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Brentford

VOTE: 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Brentford

Of the 10 players that we’ve selected - who have played for or represented both Sunderland and Brentford over the years - who is your favourite?

Sunderland AFC

Rafa Benitez reacts to Mike Ashley's decision to sell Newcastle – and ongoing takeover talks

Rafa Benitez has reacted to Mike Ashley's decision to formally put Newcastle United up for sale.
Newcastle United
Jack Colback takes on Aston Villa in the Championship last season

Peter Beardsley explains what out-of-favour Jack Colback is doing behind the scenes at Newcastle

Jack Colback has been frozen out at Newcastle United – but the midfielder is still having an influence.

Newcastle United
Andros Townsend and Rafa Benitez

Andros Townsend reveals the reception he's expecting on his return to Newcastle

Andros Townsend has spoken about his first return to St James's Park.

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Amanda Staveley at St James's Park

Amanda Staveley examines Newcastle's books after 'productive' takeover meetings

Financier Amanda Staveley is ready to go through Newcastle United's books after signing a non-disclosure agreement.

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