Ed Aarons at Selhurst Park on Saturday, February 22 2020

Patrick van Aanholt’s stunner fires Crystal Palace to victory over Newcastle

This stadium has never been a particularly happy hunting ground for Steve Bruce. Almost 20 years since he walked out on Crystal Palace when they were top of the table in the Championship so he could rejoin Birmingham, a stunning free-kick from former Sunderland player Patrick van Aanholt condemned 1

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on Friday, February 21 2020

Crystal Palace v Newcastle: match preview

Crystal Palace have tumbled from seventh to 14th since December after a run of one win in 13 matches. Panic is not yet required though as injuries have ravaged the squad and draws against Arsenal and Manchester City show Roy Hodgson’s side are mentally present. Relegation seems an unlikely prospect

Louise Taylor on Friday, February 21 2020

Newcastle defy statistics and show Premier League table can lie

Steve Bruce’s side are in the bottom three on almost every metric except the one that counts – but are they taking pragmatism too far?Steve Bruce sits in Rafael Benítez’s old chair in the centre of the room where his predecessor once held court. The walls are still the same colour, the furniture has

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Guardian sport on Monday, February 17 2020

Premier League, Championship and Europe: weekend talking points

Arsenal look stronger at the back, Saints may regret some of match programme content and QPR bring the excitementIt says a lot about the reign of Unai Emery that, until Sunday, it had been almost 11 months since Arsenal kept successive clean sheets in the league. Burnley and Newcastle are not the st

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Rob Smyth on Sunday, February 16 2020

Arsenal 4-0 Newcastle: Premier League – as it happened

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s brilliant header sparked a devastating performance from Arsenal, who blew Newcastle away in the second half 6.52pm GMT That’s it from me. Thanks for your company, goodnight! Related: Arsenal turn on the style in second half to thrash Newcastle 6.46pm GMT In other news...

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Jonathan Liew at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, February 16 2020

Arsenal turn on the style in second half to thrash Newcastle

As the last few seconds of this game played out, as Arsenal knocked the ball around without inhibition and Newcastle chased them without conviction, a strange and discomfiting sensation seemed to descend on the Emirates Stadium. You might call it, for want of a better word, satisfaction. Not happine

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Guardian Staff on Saturday, February 15 2020

Arsenal v Newcastle: match preview

When Arsenal won 1-0 at St James’ Park on the opening day of the season the suggestion the two sides would have the same number of points after 25 games would have got you strange looks in Newcastle and north London alike. And yet through the departure of Unai Emery, the brief interim tenure of Fred

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Louise Taylor on Friday, February 14 2020

Andy Carroll's Newcastle future in doubt after volley brings injury setback

No timescale on Carroll’s return, says Steve BruceStriker, sidelined since January, has contract until JuneAndy Carroll’s future at Newcastle United has been thrown into doubt after the striker suffered yet another setback in his quest to regain full fitness while attempting to volley a ball in trai

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Nick Ames, Simon Burnton and Paul Doyle on Friday, February 14 2020

Football around Europe: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Farke faces defensive dilemma for Liverpool, Forest need their best XI, Chelsea’s women eye treble and a six-pointer in AustriaLeeds are falling apart. Maybe. But here’s the thing: anyone who beats them ends up falling apart too. None of the eight teams who have got the better of Marcelo Bielsa’s me

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PA Media on Friday, February 7 2020

Police launch investigation after Newcastle fan 'exposes himself'

Supporter caught on television in game at OxfordNewcastle offering police full support to officersPolice have launched an investigation after a Newcastle fan appeared to expose himself during Tuesday night’s FA Cup fourth-round replay victory at Oxford.Television cameras captured the supporter as he

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Barry Glendenning on Tuesday, February 4 2020

Oxford 2-3 Newcastle (aet): FA Cup fourth-round replay – as it happened

A piece of individual magic from Allan Saint-Maximin late in extra time settled a pulsating match at the Kassam StadiumRead Ed Aarons’ match report from the Kassam Stadium 10.59pm GMT A superb individual goal from Allan Saint-Maximin helped Newcastle edge past Oxford in extra time, despite a stirrin

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Ed Aarons at the Kassam Stadium on Tuesday, February 4 2020

Newcastle’s Allan Saint-Maximin sinks Oxford with stunning late winner

Steve Bruce was not even born when Newcastle won their sixth FA Cup in 1955. But after a superb individual goal from the substitute Allan Saint-Maximin helped them edge past Oxford in extra time, despite a stirring comeback from the League One side, the veteran manager may just allow himself a momen

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Louise Taylor on Monday, February 3 2020

It is an insult to call Newcastle lucky this season, says Steve Bruce

• Bruce: Premier League survival comes before change in tactics• Manager urges Longstaff brothers to agree new contractsSteve Bruce has described the suggestion Newcastle have been lucky this season as “an insult” but acknowledged he dare not risk his team’s Premier League status by experimenting wi

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Guardian sport on Monday, February 3 2020

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

Olivier Giroud’s absence is a mystery, Hugo Lloris proves his worth and Manchester United’s defence continues to wobbleThe debutant Steven Bergwijn will rightfully claim the headlines for Spurs but the contribution of Tottenham’s current third-longest serving player against Manchester City should no

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on Saturday, February 1 2020

The Premier League January transfers you might have missed - video

Top-flight clubs spent a combined £230m in the 2019 winter transfer window, the second-highest total ever.Bruno Fernandes and Takumi Minamino's moves to Manchester United and Liverpool respectively grabbed the headlines, but what about the transfers that went under the radar? Continue reading...

Louise Taylor at St James’ Park on Saturday, February 1 2020

Martin Dubravka denies wasteful Norwich to earn Newcastle a point

Alexander Tettey and Todd Cantwell shone in Norwich’s midfield while Newcastle’s Martin Dubravka made some very decent saves but many people’s highlight wasthe song serenading a sometime England left-back’s debut in black and white stripes.As the Tottenham loanee stepped off Steve Bruce’s bench, the

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Jacob Steinberg on Saturday, February 1 2020

West Ham sign Hull forward Jarrod Bowen for £22m on deadline

• 23-year-old lured away from clutches of Crystal Palace• Haggling over personal terms took deal to the wireWest Ham boosted their fight against relegation after completing the £22m signing of the highly rated Hull City forward Jarrod Bowen late last night. Uncertainty had hung over the deal as the

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Guardian Staff on Friday, January 31 2020

Newcastle v Norwich: match preview

When Newcastle were sunk 3-1 at Carrow Road in August, with Teemu Pukki scoring a hat-trick, gloom enveloped Tyneside. How times have since changed. Now Norwich are the team struggling at the bottom as Newcastle seek the win which lift Steve Bruce’s players to a very respectable February tally of 33

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Louise Taylor, Ed Aarons, Jacob Steinberg and Ben Fisher on Thursday, January 30 2020

Crystal Palace and West Ham battling to sign Hull’s Jarrod Bowen

• £20m-rated forward has 17 goals this season• Olivier Giroud turns down Newcastle but Danny Rose signsCrystal Palace and West Ham are battling to sign the Hull City forward Jarrod Bowen. Palace thought they were close to landing the 23-year-old after positive talks with the Championship club on Thu

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Ed Aarons on Thursday, January 30 2020

Tottenham’s Danny Rose set to join Newcastle on loan until end of season

• Newcastle will pay £2m loan fee for England left-back• Deal includes option to make move permanent in JuneDanny Rose is set to join Newcastle until the end of the season after Steve Bruce’s side agreed to pay Tottenham a £2m loan fee for the England defender.Rose has rarely featured for Spurs sinc

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