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Newcastle United news: McClaren talks Spurs, Ashley's MASSIVE windfall

Steve McClaren
Steve McClaren

Steve McClaren will face the media later today ahead of Newcastle United's visit to White Hart Lane.

McClaren's relegation-threatened side will take on Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday looking to build on last weekend's 2-0 win over Liverpool.

Rob Elliot

Rob Elliot

For live updates from this afternoon's pre-match Press conference, follow our live blog here.

Rob Elliot has lifted the lid on the "home truths" behind the scenes which led to the success over Liverpool.

Elliot has spoken of the "honest" discussions between players and staff in the wake of the club's 5-1 defeat to Crystal Palace.

The goalkeeper has also given an update on his thigh injury.

Meanwhile, Newcastle owner Mike Ashley's Sports Direct firm has seen a £25% hike in its profits.

The company's profits for the six months to October 25 this year rose to £187.3million.