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    Man United slump to another defeat at Newcastle

Man United slump to another defeat at Newcastle

Manchester United lost at relegation-haunted Newcastle United with Matty Longstaff's debut goal consigning the Old Trafford giants to yet another defeat after a poor display. On a day when their neighbour, Manchester City lost at home, the Mancunians' performance at lowly Newcastle United was not a sight to behold. The loss was Man United's third of the season and consigned them to [...]

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    Ndidi scores in five-star Leicester win over Newcastle

Ndidi scores in five-star Leicester win over Newcastle

Wilfred Ndidi, Super Eagles midfielder, scored the fifth goal in Leicester City's 5-0 demolition of Newcastle United. The combative midfielder capped a dominant midfield performance with his second goal of the league season against a poor Newcastle side. It was his second goal of a season in which he has only missed one game. Wing back, Ricardo Perreira opened scoring with a long-range [...]

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    ‘True professional, a great man’ — Benitez, football world pay tribute to Cheick Tiote

‘True professional, a great man’ — Benitez, football world pay tribute to Cheick Tiote

It was a sad day for the football world as one of the brightest Ivorian stars, Cheick Tiote, passed on. The former Newcastle United player was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed on the training ground of his Chinese team, Beijing Enterprises, on Monday. Fellow Ivorians Yaya Toure, Didier Drogba, Newcastle United players and the football world took to Twitter to [...]

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    Ivorian midfielder, Cheick Tiote, dies after collapsing in training

Ivorian midfielder, Cheick Tiote, dies after collapsing in training

Cheick Tiote, Ivory Coast midfielder, has died after collapsing during training on Monday. The former Newcastle United player was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed on the training ground of his Chinese side, Beijing Enterprises. The 30-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital. "It is with deep sadness I confirm that Cheick Tiote sadly passed away earlier today after collapsing in training," said Emanuele Palladino, [...]

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    Benitez takes Newcastle back to Premier League

Benitez takes Newcastle back to Premier League

Newcastle United have secured an immediate return to the Premier League after a convincing home victory over Preston. Two goals from Ayoze Perez and strikes from Christian Atsu and Matt Ritchie were enough for the Magpies to secure their return to the top flight. St James’ Park celebrated the feat by paying tribute to the man who gave them hope 12 months [...]

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Obafemi Martins resurfaces with hattrick in China

Obafemi Martins, the former Nigeria International is back in the news as he scored a hat trick for his Chinese Club side Shanghai Shenhua's 5-0 thrashing of YSCC Yokohama in a friendly on Thursday. Martins and his team Shanghai Shenhua are getting ready for their first official continental Asian champions league game in February. Martins is one of the most prominent Nigerian [...]

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    Despite relegation, Benitez signs 3-year extension with Newcastle

Despite relegation, Benitez signs 3-year extension with Newcastle

Rafael Benitez has signed a three-year contract extension with Newcastle United, despite an uninspiring performance, which led the team out of the premier league. The club said the Spanish will be armed with a large transfer budget in order to lead the club’s attempt to make an instant return to the Premier League. Benitez failed to keep the Magpies up at the [...]

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    Bournemouth edge seven-goal thriller at West Ham

Bournemouth edge seven-goal thriller at West Ham

Callum Wilson scored a hat-trick as Bournemouth picked up their first-ever Barclays Premier League victory at the expense of 10-man West Ham. The visitors dominated the first half at Upton Park and looked to be cruising to a historic three points when striker Wilson netted twice inside 30 minutes. But the hosts came back after the break, with Mark Noble’s 48th-minute penalty [...]

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    Martins: I’d jump at the chance to play for Super Eagles again

Martins: I’d jump at the chance to play for Super Eagles again

Obafemi Martins is ready to return to the Super Eagles after two years absence from the team. The Seattle Sounders striker last played for Nigeria in 2013 against Kenya but has admitted that he cannot turn his back on his country if he’s still needed. “Things have changed at home and if the new coach said he wants me to play [...]

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    Newcastle agree deal to sign Mbemba

Newcastle agree deal to sign Mbemba

Newcastle United have agreed a deal to sign Anderlecht defender Chancel Mbemba, subject to a work permit. The 20-year-old defender, who has played for the Democratic Republic of Congo at senior level, has agreed personal terms with the Magpies having successfully passed his medical. “The documentation in relation to the club's application for a Governing Body Endorsement (GBE), required in order for [...]

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    Cisse ‘tells lover he’s going on holiday,’ but goes on to marry

Cisse ‘tells lover he’s going on holiday,’ but goes on to marry

Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse is facing public embarrassment after his girlfriend told the UK Sun that he lied to her that he was going to Senegal on holidays, only to find out on the Internet that he got married to another woman. Cisse recently got married to Senegalese professional volleyball player, Diallo Awa, on May 30, and images from the [...]

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    Hull relegated after goalless draw

Hull relegated after goalless draw

Hull City have been relegated to the Championship after a 0-0 draw with Manchester United and Newcastle's 2-0 win over West Ham condemned them to the drop. The Tigers had to better the Magpies' result, but goals from Moussa Sissoko and Jonas Gutierrez ensured Hull’s goalless draw with the Red Devils came to nothing. Paul McShane and Robbie Brady had goals ruled [...]

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    BPL Preview: Who goes down? Hull City or Newcastle United?

BPL Preview: Who goes down? Hull City or Newcastle United?

The talking point of the last game of the season is not, obviously, on who wins the Barclays Premier League (BPL) title. Rather, the attention is on whom between Hull City and Newcastle United joins Burnley and QPR in the Championship. It’s a straight fight between “City” and “United” so let us play the number game without involving our soccer analysts. Of the [...]

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    BPL Panel: Man U set to leapfrog Arsenal

BPL Panel: Man U set to leapfrog Arsenal

Manchester United and Arsenal are evenly matched this season as they go into battle for third place. United won 2-1 at the Emirates in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) in November, despite Arsenal dominating for the majority of the match. Arsenal won 2-1 at Old Trafford in the FA Cup in March, despite United dominating for the majority of the match. There's little [...]

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    BPL: Chelsea to kill Liverpool’s faint UCL hopes

BPL: Chelsea to kill Liverpool’s faint UCL hopes

It’s all about Chelsea at the moment. After winning the Barclays Premier League (BPL) with three games to spare, they will be looking to dent Liverpool’s hope of catching up with the floundering Manchester United and pipping them to a fourth place finish on the log that will guarantee a berth in the UEFA Champions League. So, can Jose Mourinho and his [...]

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    Chelsea to emerge unscathed against Arsenal

Chelsea to emerge unscathed against Arsenal

There are a lot of books on football, but Arsene Wenger is yet to come across one that will teach him how to end a bad run against an adversary. In 12 meetings with Jose Mourinho, the Frenchman has not won a game. Our soccer analysts are not convinced he’s about to break the jinx when Arsenal and Chelsea meet at [...]

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