PA Media on Tuesday, March 2 2021

Newcastle's Saint-Maximin and Almirón out until April in double injury blow

Attacking duo join striker Callum Wilson on sidelinesMagpies visit both West Brom and Brighton this monthNewcastle United’s Premier League survival hopes have been dealt a significant blow by the news that two key attacking players, Allan Saint-Maximin and Miguel Almirón, will be ruled out by injury

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Louise Taylor on Monday, March 1 2021

Glenn Roeder claimed he was bloody-minded but stayed kind and humble | Louise Taylor

Elegant defender who became an excellent coach and manager was considerate enough to support a female football writerThe sudden revving of engines drowned out the conversation and Glenn Roeder leapt from his chair and stared, despairingly, out of the window. As a group of Newcastle’s junior players

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Guardian sport on Monday, March 1 2021

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

Fulham continue to struggle in front of goal, Leicester threatening a second collapse and West Brom play by the rulesAt the start of Scott McTominay’s United career, his place in the team seemed predicated in José Mourinho’s antipathy towards Paul Pogba, his receipt of the manager’s player of the ye

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PA Media on Sunday, February 28 2021

Former West Ham manager and England coach Glenn Roeder dies aged 65

Former defender also managed Watford, Newcastle and Norwich‘He was a fantastic person. Well respected,’ says Gary NevilleGlenn Roeder, who managed West Ham United between 2001 and 2003, has died at the age of 65 following a lengthy illness.Roeder was a much-liked and respected coach who also managed

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Simon Burnton on Saturday, February 27 2021

Newcastle United 1-1 Wolves: Premier League – as it happened

A lively, open game which had plenty of chances and almost as many injuries became the fifth successive 1-1 draw between these teams 10.24pm GMT And with that, I’m off. Here’s the match report again. Bye! Related: Rúben Neves earns Wolves draw and leaves Newcastle to rue costly errors 10.23pm GMT S

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Louise Taylor at St James' Park on Saturday, February 27 2021

Rúben Neves earns Wolves draw and leaves Newcastle to rue costly errors

Rúben Neves scored his first headed goal for Wolves, Miguel Almirón and Allan Saint-Maximin limped off far too early and Joelinton was involved in yet another costly miss. All in all, it was not Newcastle’s night.Steve Bruce’s side played well but they have won only two of their last 17 games and re

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on Friday, February 26 2021

Newcastle v Wolves: match preview

Late last week a giant banner was draped across an entrance to St James’ Park. In a clear message to Mike Ashley, it demanded that Newcastle’s owner “stop gambling with our club”. It follows the earlier warning – also via a banner outside the stadium – declaring: “Act late seal your fate.” No one ne

Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Will Unwin on Friday, February 26 2021

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Villa need to plan for life without Grealish, Jota could be back for Liverpool and Guardiola should not take West Ham lightlyAtlético Madrid sat deep hoping to hit Chelsea on the break in midweek but got little or no change out of a well-drilled side that made it difficult for the Spanish league lea

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John Brewin on Sunday, February 21 2021

Manchester United 3-1 Newcastle: Premier League – as it happened

Goals from Marcus Rashford, Dan James and a penalty from Bruno Fernandes did for a spirited Newcastle who dropped into deep relegation trouble 9.35pm GMT And here’s Jamie Jackson’s report from Old Trafford. Related: Daniel James shines in Manchester United's win over struggling Newcastle 9.33pm GMT

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Jamie Jackson at Old Trafford on Sunday, February 21 2021

Daniel James shines in Manchester United's win over struggling Newcastle

Daniel James can be maligned but his strike here was precious. It lifted a stuttering Manchester United who went on to kill off Newcastle courtesy of Bruno Fernandes’s 22nd goal of the season. It means Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side remain 10 points behind leaders Manchester City and can retain some hop

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on Saturday, February 20 2021

Manchester United v Newcastle: match preview

When Manchester United fire they can blow opponents away, as Real Sociedad found out, so Newcastle will hardly relish this visit to Old Trafford after Thursday’s 4-0 demolition of the Spanish club. United are 10 points behind Manchester City so if Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side are to retain any hope of

Louise Taylor on Friday, February 19 2021

Newcastle facing 'difficult balancing act' over Almirón's Paraguay trip

Forward could miss two crucial games under Covid rulesGovernment may grant exemptions on case-by-case basisMiguel Almirón’s availability for two of relegation-threatened Newcastle’s games in early April is effectively in the hands of the UK government.The influential forward, arguably Steve Bruce’s

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Jacob Steinberg at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday, February 16 2021

Timo Werner ends goal drought to seal Chelsea's win over Newcastle

Chelsea are remembering why it helps to have a manager who trusts in his tactics and style of play. Clarity is returning after the vagueness that afflicted them under Frank Lampard. Thomas Tuchel has hit upon a system that suits this side and he is finding ways to revive players who looked lost unde

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Scott Murray on Monday, February 15 2021

Chelsea 2-0 Newcastle United: Premier League - as it happened

Timo Werner scored one and set up another as Chelsea moved into fourth 10.31pm GMT That’s your lot, folks. Jacob Steinberg was at the Bridge, and his report is here. You know the pack drill: click, click, click. Thanks for reading this MBM. Stay safe and warm, everyone. Nighty night! Related: Timo W

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on Saturday, February 13 2021

Chelsea v Newcastle: match preview

Chelsea are building again under Thomas Tuchel – four wins and a draw feels like more than new manager bounce. The introduction of experience back into the team, specifically César Azpilicueta, has strengthened their inconsistencies in defence. Newcastle will need Joe Willock and Miguel Almirón to s

Guardian sport on Thursday, February 11 2021

Steve Bruce reveals he has received online death threats

Newcastle manager calls for social media crackdownInjured striker Callum Wilson out for up to two monthsSteve Bruce has revealed he has received online death threats and has called on social media companies to crack down on “vile and obscene” behaviour. The Newcastle manager’s comments came on the d

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Guardian sport on Monday, February 8 2021

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

Watkins shows Arsenal what they are missing, Loftus-Cheek shows promise at Fulham and Dummett the man for all jobsOllie Watkins is in a rich vein of form and improving by the game. His winner against Arsenal was his fourth goal in five, bringing his Premier League tally to 10 in 21 games since arriv

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Louise Taylor at St James' Park on Saturday, February 6 2021

Miguel Almirón helps nine-man Newcastle add to Southampton's misery

The forbidding Tyneside sky hinted at heavy snow to come, but as Ralph Hasenhüttl’s demoralised players hunched against the bitter chill, nine-man Newcastle moved with the freedom of a team on cloud nine.Depleted by the second-half sending off of Jeff Hendrick and then the loss of Fabian Schär on a

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Louise Taylor on Friday, February 5 2021

Bruce hits out at 'conspiracy theories' over Newcastle arrival of Jones

Graeme Jones brought in from Bournemouth to assist managerBruce says Jones was his first choice and is not a threatSteve Bruce says he is fed up with “conspiracy theories” surrounding Graeme Jones’s installation as Newcastle’s assistant head coach and does not regard the newcomer as “a threat”.“I re

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