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Dwight Gayle fails audition as Newcastle draw blank again against Burnley

Fears of catching coronavirus have prompted Newcastle to ban their players from shaking hands with each other but arguably the biggest danger facing them is the lack of on-field connectivity which has heightened the risk of relegation on Tyneside.If he…

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Martin Dubravka denies wasteful Norwich to earn Newcastle a point

Alexander Tettey excelled in Norwich’s midfield and Newcastle’s Martin Dubravka made some very decent saves but the game’s highlight may have been the song used to serenade a sometime England left-back’s debut in black and white stripes.As the Tottenha…

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Newcastle schooled by Oxford but Karl Darlow’s heroics make it academic

All the pre-match talk revolved around takeovers and the mooted prospect of Newcastle becoming a golden pawn in a Saudi Arabian geopolitical soft-power grab.Yet once 3pm arrived Steve Bruce’s players swiftly found themselves transformed into the playth…

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Newcastle schooled by Oxford but Karl Darlow’s heroics make it academic

All the pre-match talk revolved around takeovers and the mooted prospect of Newcastle becoming a golden pawn in a Saudi Arabian geopolitical soft-power grab.Yet once 3pm arrived Steve Bruce’s players swiftly found themselves transformed into the playth…

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Isaac Hayden breaks Chelsea hearts with late winner for Newcastle

Is possession overrated? It certainly seemed so for Chelsea as they manoeuvred the ball up and down a series of apparent blind alleys and cul-de-sacs before ultimately seeing all that effort reduced to nothing when Isaac Hayden headed Newcastle United’…

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Joelinton ends drought and caps Newcastle rout to see off Rochdale

Steve Bruce’s only real concern is that Mike Ashley may decide he does not need any expensive new players after all. Newcastle’s owner attended his first home match of the season before a transfer summit with his manager and watched Bruce’s previously …

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Leicester strengthen grip on second as Maddison sparks win over Newcastle

History finds myriad ways to repeat itself but Steve Bruce could have done without the latest example coming at Newcastle’s expense as his players limped – literally and metaphorically – into a new decade.An afternoon which bolstered Leicester’s somewh…

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Dominic Calvert-Lewin strikes twice to give Everton win at Newcastle

Carlo Ancelotti is paid an awful lot of money to retain his mental poise under pressure and that clarity of thought once again paid dividends as his decision to introduce Fabian Delph from the bench helped precipitate his second win in two games as Eve…

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Newcastle’s Miguel Almirón ends goal drought to sink Crystal Palace

A whipped-in cross, a cushioned flick from Andy Carroll and, finally, an unerring volley from Miguel Almirón. As the Paraguayan whipped off his shirt and the Gallowgate End turned giddy with excitement Steve Bruce raced down the touchline, fists pumpin…

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Federico Fernández secures Newcastle’s comeback win over Southampton

Steve Bruce’s mini-masterclass in the art of tactical substitutions left Newcastle’s manager not so much walking tall as jumping for joy.Until Bruce’s introduced Andy Carroll and, a little later, Sean Longstaff from the bench, his side looked in real p…

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Newcastle’s Shelvey matches De Bruyne brilliance to peg back Manchester City

The unbroken blue sky signified a perfect, superbly crisp, winter’s day but, for Pep Guardiola, it must have seemed anything but ideal. As a jubilant, critic-confounding Jonjo Shelvey celebrated his late Newcastle United equaliser in front of the Manch…

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Ciaran Clark caps resurgent Newcastle’s fightback against Bournemouth

The first hard frost of winter resulted in north-easterners scraping ice off car windscreens and negotiating slippery pavements. By the time darkness fell the temperature remained stubbornly close to freezing but two more goals from Steve Bruce’s defen…

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Jonny Castro Otto snatches draw for Wolves against 10-man Newcastle

Nuno Espírito Santo is not a man to camouflage his emotions and the Wolves manager appeared to be experiencing pretty much the full range in the away technical area.The good news for Nuno’s players was that extreme irritation at their slow start was re…

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‘Not acceptable’: David de Gea speaks out after Manchester United defeat

• Goalkeeper apologises to fans after United beaten at Newcastle• Solskjær admits finishing in the top six will be ‘very tough’A bewildered looking David de Gea described Manchester United’s form as “unacceptable” as a 1-0 defeat at Newcastle United le…

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Newcastle’s Matty Longstaff stuns Manchester United with goal on his debut

Maybe, just maybe, Steve Bruce and Newcastle United might not be heading for divorce after all. Perhaps the home manager’s bravery in offering 19-year-old Matty Longstaff his Premier League debut, alongside his older brother Sean in central midfield, w…

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Fabian Schär rescues poor Newcastle in drab stalemate with Brighton

Dusk was closing in by the time Andy Carroll finally rose from the bench to make his second debut as a Newcastle United player, yet there was still time for the returning hero to offer a tantalising glimpse of what might be possible, if only he can sta…

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Fabian Schär’s scrappy strike salvages draw for Newcastle against Watford

Javi Gracia’s job was probably slightly more secure after his Watford side collected their first point of the season, but the concerning subtext of an incoherent 90 minutes suggested that both he and Steve Bruce are destined for a season of struggle.As…

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Kasper Schmeichel’s penalty saves give Leicester win at Newcastle

Newcastle United may have been under-strength but this was anything but a low wattage performance from Steve Bruce’s second stringers. Quite apart from helping pacify Leicester’s high-powered attacking armoury along the road to penalties, Yoshinori Mut…

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Steve Bruce: ‘The big disappointment is to lose in the way we did‘

• Mistake leads to loss in Bruce’s first game as Newcastle manager• ‘We’ve left ourselves open and got punished’It was a day Steve Bruce had dreamt about for decades but his first Premier League game in charge of Newcastle United ended in bitter disapp…

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Steve Bruce: ‘The big disappointment is to lose in the way we did‘

• Mistake leads to loss in Bruce’s first game as Newcastle manager• ‘We’ve left ourselves open and got punished’It was a day Steve Bruce had dreamt about for decades but his first Premier League game in charge of Newcastle United ended in bitter disapp…