Leicester striker Jamie Vardy equalled a Premier League scoring record with his goal just before half-time against Newcastle at St James’ Park. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

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Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark returns to the Aston Villa squad for their home clash against Swansea. Photograph:   Steve Langan/Inpho

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Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane (C) celebrates scoring a goal with Benjamin Stambouli (L) and Andros Townsend during their English League Cup quarter-final win over Newcastle United at White Hart Lane

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Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge (right) scores against Newcastle United during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield. Photograph:  Phil Noble/Reuters

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Swansea’s Wilfried Bony fires home an injury-time penalty to score his second and the winning goal against Newcastle in the Premier League clash  at St James’ Park.  Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

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Jack Colback scores Sunderland’s third goal past against Newcastle United at St James’ Park. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

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Newcastle player Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (l) fouls Samir Nasri, who was later stretchered off  at St James’s Park. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

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Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul (r) protests to referee Mike Jones after Cheick Tiote’s (c) strike was ruled out. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/EPA

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Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring the only goal at St James’ Park. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

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Manchester United manager David Moyes: feeling the heat in the Old Trafford hot zone. Photograph: PA

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