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Newcastle United news: Under-pressure McClaren speaks, Elliot's apology

Steve McClaren
Steve McClaren

Steve McClaren will address the media today ahead of tomorrow's game against West Bromwich Albion.

The relegation-threatened club's head coach is under intense pressure after Wednesday night's embarrassing 3-0 defeat to Everton.

Newcastle are 18th in the Premier League and two points adrift of safety ahead of the West Brom game.

Follow our live blog here for news and updates from McClaren's Press conference.

Rob Elliot was the only player to speak to journalists in the post-game interview area at Goodison Park.

And the goalkeeper, outstanding between the posts, has apologised to supporters for the performance.

Elliot also talked about his own performance against Everton.

McClaren is sweating on the fitness of two key players ahead of West Brom's visit to St James's Park.

Meanwhile, writer Miles Starforth has delivered a damning verdict on McClaren's first few months in charge in the wake of the Everton game. Read it here.

Finally, need cheering up?

You can relive THAT famous United comeback against Arsenal five years ago today.