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Newcastle win was lucky but they fought for their lives, says José Mourinho – video

José Mourinho said Newcastle’s 1-0 win over his Manchester United side was lucky but ‘they went over all the limits of the effort, of sacrifice, of everything a manager likes to see in his teams.’ A goal by Matt Ritchie condemned Manchester United to t…

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Mourinho’s Pogba problem grows after Benítez overcomes his old foe | Jonathan Wilson

The Manchester United manager’s talk of luck held no weight on a day when his clumsily assembled attack were again lifelessThe end was chaotic, Newcastle camped in their box with every block and clearance being roared to the rafters, but the tension of…

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Roberto Firmino is underrated no longer, Jonjo Shelvey’s calmness is key and Alexandre Lacazette is lacking confidenceThe Recap: sign up for the best of our sport coverageLet’s call it the Denis Irwin rule, the dictum that when a player is described as…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend roundup of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photography Continue reading…

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Rafael Benítez’s win was ‘a beautiful thing’, says José Mourinho

• ‘The way Newcastle fought for every last thing is beautiful’• Manchester United coach says Paul Pogba was not carrying injuryJosé Mourinho’s expertise at deflecting criticism hit new heights in the wake of his side’s 1-0 defeat against Newcastle Unit…

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Matt Ritchie gives Newcastle welcome victory over Manchester United

At the end of a day when Jonjo Shelvey really did look worthy of an England place, Paul Pogba appeared a mere mortal and Martin Dubravka shone on his debut in goal for Newcastle United two things remained unchanged for José Mourinho. Manchester United’…

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Newcastle United v Manchester United: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute updates from St James’s ParkLive scores: all the goals as they go in around the UK and EuropeEmail daniel.harris@theguardian.com Tweet @DanielHarris 1.31pm GMT Newcastle United (a hotchpotch 4-2-3-1): Dubravka; Dummett, Lascelles, Le…

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No end to sobs on the Tyne as Newcastle yearn for a saviour | David Conn

Amanda Staveley’s failed bid to take over the club from Mike Ashley’s dispiriting regime has left supporters in despairThe aching resentment many Newcastle United supporters feel for the dispiriting culture under the club’s owner, Mike Ashley, was arti…

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Newcastle United v Manchester United: match preview

A thigh strain permitting, Islam Slimani hopes to makes his Newcastle debut. Can the Algeria striker and Leicester loanee help Rafael Benítez put an old foe, José Mourinho, in his place? Might Slimani be capable of scoring the goals needed to ensure Be…

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Islam Slimani targets permanent Newcastle move and praises Benítez

• Algeria striker said he felt ‘a good feeling’ with Newcastle manager• Slimani hopes to overcome thigh strain to face Manchester UnitedIslam Slimani is embarking on a three-fold mission at Newcastle. The Algeria striker wants to score the goals needed…

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Isaac Hayden: ‘We have mansions, yet people are queueing for food’

The Newcastle midfielder visited Newcastle’s West End Foodbank as the club’s fans and staff help the local communityOnly seven miles separate Newcastle’s West End Food bank in Benwell and the north-east footballers’ mecca of Darras Hall but they repre…

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Sam Allardyce looks to next season, Swansea find belief under Carlos Carvalhal and Liverpool’s defence worthy of praiseGet The Recap, the best of the Guardian’s sport coverageLiverpool’s oft-maligned defence deserved a little credit here. For almost th…

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Rafael Benítez plans ‘internal debate’ on Newcastle transfer window deficiencies

• ‘I don’t want to start a war. Is it ideal? I won’t say if it’s ideal or not’• ‘I need to be sure players concentrate on getting points to stay up’Rafael Benítez intends to initiate an internal inquiry into the deficiencies that undermined the January…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend roundup of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow us on Instagram for more great sports photography Continue reading…

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Hodgson frustrated by Newcastle draw – video

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson was left frustrated after he felt his side should have come away with all three points in their 1-1 draw with Newcastle United. Rafa Benítez’s side had led through Mohamed Diamé in the first-half, but Benítez defended…

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Theme for Rafael Benítez is Newcastle’s failure to take control | David Hytner

The chance conversion rate has been an achilles heel this season and so it proved again at Crystal PalaceAll of a sudden, Newcastle United had two on one. The break had started inside their own half and Kenedy, the January loan signing from Chelsea, wh…

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Luka Milivojevic penalty earns Crystal Palace draw with Newcastle

The grumble on the final whistle told its own story. This was a result which did little for either of these teams as they strive for Premier League survival, leaving both hovering perilously close to the cut-off with desperately difficult fixtures ahea…

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Crystal Palace v Newcastle: Premier League – live!

Latest updates from the 2.15pm kick-off at Selhurst ParkSign up to The Fiver: our free, daily football emailAnd feel free to email Nick or tweet: @NickAmes82 1.21pm GMT Crystal Palace: Hennessey; Fosu-Mensah, Tomkins, Kelly, Van Aanholt; Townsend, Mili…

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Crystal Palace v Newcastle United: match preview

Neither Rafael Benítez or Roy Hodgson will be satisfied with their business in the transfer window, though the possibility of Islam Slimani playing some part at Selhurst Park may cheer the Spaniard. Hodgson has now lost Bakary Sako to a broken ankle, a…

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Transfer window verdict: how every Premier League club fared in January

A hectic January transfer window closed on Wednesday night – our writers look at all the 20 Premier League clubs and how their business unfoldedA hectic transfer window closed on Wednesday night – amid seven Premier League games – with several clubs ab…