Jordan Ayew equalised for Aston Villa as they drew 1-1 with Newcastle United at St James’ Park. Photograph: Getty

Newcastle 1 Aston Villa 1 Jordan Ayew’s piledriver denied Newcastle a third successive Barclays Premier League victory and handed relegation-haunted (...)

Ayoze Perez  is mobbed by his Newcastle United team-mates after scoring a late winner in the Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters/Livepic

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Newcastle 2 Newcastle United had not won back-to-back Premier League fixtures since November of last year. They had not won three(...)

Junior Stanislas of Bournemouth celebrates scoring against Everton at the Vitality Stadium. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Bournemouth 3 Everton 3 Bournemouth twice recovered from seemingly-lost causes to earn a dramatic 3-3 draw with Everton and rescue a vital(...)

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney produced another frustrating performance as his side were held to a 0-0 draw by Newcastle United at Old Trafford. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester United 0 Newcastle United 0 Manchester United’s need for attacking reinforcements was laid bare at Old Trafford as they stuttered to(...)

Nathan Redmond scored Norwich City’s third goal as they picked up the first win of their return to top flight football away at Sunderland. Photograph: Getty

Sunderland 1 Norwich City 3 Norwich play-maker Wes Hoolahan turned in a master class as Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat witnessed another horror s(...)

Southampton striker  Shane Long gets above Newcastle’s Daryl Janmaat to head home the equalising goal during the   Premier League match at  St James’ Park. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Newcastle 2 Southampton 2 At the final whistle Steve McClaren strode out to the centre circle to applaud his new public. The politely understated way (...)

John Carver will be replaced as  Newcastle United manager by Steve McClaren.   Photo:  Richard Sellers/PA

John Carver has left Newcastle as the club prepares to appoint a new head coach. The 50-year-old, who took charge of the final 20 games of last season(...)

Petr Cech could leave Chelsea in search of regular football, with Arsenal potential suitors. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal The three most obvious positions where Arsenal require an upgrade are goalkeeper, centre-forward and defensive midfielder. In goal Wojc(...)

Jonas Gutierrez is mobbed by his  teammates after his goal virtually guaranteed Newcastle’s Premier League survival. Photograph: Reuters

Newcastle United 2 West Ham United 0When it was all over, as Newcastle briefly allowed themselves to bask in a pleasure that had been a long time comi(...)

John Carver says he is willing to press almost any button in the hope of provoking a response from his squad. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP

John Carver will never forget the look on Alan Shearer’s face immediately after Newcastle United were relegated at Aston Villa six years ago and is f(...)