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Sunderland chief admits pressure is huge as he tries to revive club

Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain admits he feels the ‘weight of expectation’ on Wearside more than he ever did at Rangers.

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Transfer rumours

Transfer Rumours: Ex-Newcastle target Aubameyang on move, Man City, Chelsea, Man Utd, Arsenal make headlines

One-time Newcastle United target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has put a number of clubs on red alert after revealing he is looking to leave Borussia Dortmund this summer.

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Simon Grayson says Leeds performance showed there is no Sunderland hangover after Premier League misery

Simon Grayson remains pleased with Sunderland’s start to the season, despite suffering his first defeat against former side Leeds United.

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Huddersfield Town players celebrate after the final whsitle.

Miles Starforth’s match analysis: Huddersfield Town 1 Newcastle United 0

Huddersfield Town have already made themselves at home in the Premier League.

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Joey Barton says Dwight Gayle's not good enough and 'moaning' Benitez tries to draw teams to death

Joey Barton has had his say on Newcastle United's problems - and has criticised 'moaning' Rafa Benitez and claims Dwight gayle won't score enough goals in the Premier League.

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Andy Carroll

Rafa Benitez delivers underwhelming transfer update at winless Newcastle

Rafa Benitez will push to get more transfer business done at Newcastle United – after his team’s weaknesses were exposed.

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Didier Ndong in action against Leeds

Simon Grayson: I’ve got replacements lined up if we sell Ndong, Kone or Khazri

Simon Grayson insists Sunderland have targets lined up should he lose any of his key players – as work continues to bolster the squad.

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Newcastle United's Isaac Hayden (left) and Huddersfield Town's Aaron Mooy battle for the ball.

Rafa Benitez has a startling message after Newcastle suffer a second Premier League defeat

Rafa Benitez’s admitted that Newcastle United are on a steep learning curve in the Premier League.

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Aaron Mooy scores.

Ex-Newcastle boss slams ‘weak’ and ‘joke’ defending of Mikel Merino

Graeme Souness has blasted Newcastle United new boy Mikel Merino for his part in Huddersfield Town’s winner.

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Supporters in countries including Mexico, Afghanistan and France watched on after the BBC showed it on a live stream. Picture by Peter Talbot.

South Shields FC go global as BBC cameras capture FA Cup win

South Shields FC went global yesterday – as they did what they do best in front of the BBC cameras.

Non League
Max Stryjek made a brilliant save but could do nothing to stop Liverpool U23s' late surge.

Liverpool U23s 3 Sunderland U23s 0: Young Black Cats sunk by Virtue of three late goals

Sunderland Under-23s were hit by a late three-goal Liverpool surge to succumb to their first Premier League 2 defeat of the season today.

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Rafa Benitez reacts to Newcastle's second Premier League defeat

Rafa Benitez says his Newcastle United must get to grips with the Premier League – and quickly.

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Huddersfield Town 1 Newcastle United 0: Rafa Benitez's side lose second successive game

Newcastle United suffered a second Premier League defeat at the John Smith's Stadium this afternoon.

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Mikel Merino handed Newcastle start, Joselu and Henri Saivet on bench

Rafa Benitez has named his starting XI for Newcastle United's visit to the John Smith's Stadium.
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Rafa Benitez reveals why he believes Newcastle will only get stronger in the Premier League

Rafa Benitez has revealed why he feels Newcastle United will get stronger game by game this season.
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The odds on West Ham striker Andy Carroll re-joining Newcastle have been slashed.

Odds slashed on Andy Carroll returning to Newcastle

Andy Carroll could be set for a sensational return to Newcastle United, according to bookmaker Ladbrokes.

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Leeds celebrate the opener

Sunderland 0 Leeds United 2: Game too far for Cats as visitors show they may not miss Chris Wood

Leeds United came away from the Stadium of Light with a much-deserved 2-0 win in a game which showed the importance of a strong squad in the Championship.

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Gavin Cogdon celebrates the third goal

Lights, camera, action...South Shields pass screen test with FA Cup win over Bridlington

South Shields booked their place in the first qualifying round of the FA Cup with an entertaining win in front of the BBC cameras today.
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Achraf Lazaar

Achraf Lazaar 'working with agents' in Italy to secure move away from Newcastle

Achraf Lazaar has travelled to Italy as he edges closer to a move away from Newcastle United.
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