Newcastle tops West Ham to give Steve Bruce winning start

Soccer Jul 20, 2019

Newcastle tops West Ham to give Steve Bruce winning start

Steve Bruce watched from the stands as his Newcastle United side beat West Ham United 1-0 on Saturday to get his reign off to a winning start. The 58-year-old, whose appointment as head coach has gone down badly with already disillusioned Newcastle fans, was unable ...

Newcastle breaks bank as transfer window closes

Soccer Feb 1, 2019

Newcastle breaks bank as transfer window closes

The January transfer window shut in Europe's leading leagues at 11 p.m. GMT on Thursday, with Newcastle United's signing of Miguel Almiron the biggest deal to go through on a deadline day almost devoid of activity at the Premier League's biggest clubs. Paraguay midfielder Miguel ...

Sunderland survives as Newcastle, Norwich are relegated

Soccer May 12, 2016

Sunderland survives as Newcastle, Norwich are relegated

Sunderland completed its latest escape from relegation in the English Premier League on Wednesday — and consigned bitter northeast rival Newcastle to the second tier in the process. A 3-0 win over Everton guaranteed safety for Sunderland with a game to spare this season, justifying ...

Villa relegated after 28 years in top flight

Soccer Apr 17, 2016

Villa relegated after 28 years in top flight

Aston Villa's 28-year stay in the English top flight ended on Saturday with a 1-0 loss at Manchester United, while Newcastle and Sunderland gave themselves hope of escaping the Premier League relegation zone by both winning 3-0. The threat of relegation ended some time ago ...

United refinds attacking flair but Newcastle salvages draw

Soccer Jan 13, 2016

United refinds attacking flair but Newcastle salvages draw

So much for Manchester United being boring. In one of the most entertaining matches of the English Premier League season, United squandered a two-goal lead, went back in front through an exquisite shot from Wayne Rooney, and then conceded a 90th-minute goal to draw at ...

Newcastle shocked in League Cup

Soccer Sep 24, 2015

Newcastle shocked in League Cup

Newcastle's troubled season lurched to another low when the Premier League struggler was knocked out of the League Cup by second-tier Sheffield Wednesday, while Liverpool only avoided embarrassment against fourth-tier Carlisle United by winning on penalties on Wednesday. Liverpool only led briefly in the first ...

McClaren takes charge at Newcastle

Soccer Jun 11, 2015

McClaren takes charge at Newcastle

Former England coach Steve McClaren was hired as Newcastle United manager on Wednesday, taking his most high-profile English club job after spending eight years rebuilding a reputation that was tarnished by his troubled spell with the national team. Newcastle announced the appointment of McClaren on ...