Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew  and assistant manager John Carver celebrates their team’s Premier League victory  against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Newcastle United 2Alan Pardew had wanted an impact from his substitutes but even the Newcastle United manager could not have scrip(...)

  Steven Fletcher of Sunderland celebrates scoring the second goal against Stoke City   at Stadium of Light. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Papiss Cisse’s second brace of goals in three matches this season was not enough to ease the huge pressure on Newcastle manager Alan Pardew. Newcastl(...)

Newcastle United’s Manager Alan Pardew admits he is under pressure at St James’s Park. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has brushed off comments from owner Mike Ashley suggesting he will be sacked if his team loses at Stoke on Monday evening.A(...)

 Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could return from a thigh injury to play some part in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Arsenal (4) v Tottenham (9) Arsenal expect to have midfielder Mathieu Flamini back from a dead leg. Defenders Kieran Gibbs and Per Merte(...)

Arsenal’s Mesut Özil (right) celebrates with teammates after scoring   against Aston Villa at Villa Park. Photograph: Darren Staples / Reuters

Mesut Özil helped Arsenal shake off the hangover of a midweek pounding in Germany with a starring role in a 3-0 victory at Aston Villa in the Premier(...)

 Luis Suarez  celebrates after scoring his second and  Liverpool’s fourth goal  during the  Premier League match against Cardiff City  at Cardiff City Stadium. Photograph:  Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

Premier League round-up:Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick and Martin Skrtel struck twice as (...)

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

Newcastle 0 Sunderland 3: Alan Pardew was left alone to face a furious backlash as Newcastle succumbed to another humbling derby defeat by Sunderla(...)

Stoke City’s Marc Wilson (left) is sent off against Newcastle at St James’ Park. Photograph: Ian Horrocks/Getty Images

Midway through the first half Yohan Cabaye tugged his gloves off and hurled them towards the touchline. It seemed symbolic of the France midfielder’s (...)

Lukas Podolski celebrates with Theo Walcott after  he scored Arsenal’s third goal during the  Premier League match at Upton Park. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Theo Walcott’s second brace in 12 days took Arsenal back to the top of the Premier League, at least temporarily.Fit-again Eng(...)

Sunderland’s Fabio Borini  celebrates his late winner against Newcastle.

Sunderland 2 Newcastle United 1 Alan Pardew predicted that this latest north-east derby might be decided by a clever substitution and he was p(...)