Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho and Christian Benteke in the stands during their side’s 2-2 Premier League draw with Newcastle United. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

On Saturday morning, the news broke that Liverpool had suspended their central defender Mamadou Sakho after Uefa informed them that he was under inves(...)

Newcastle United’s Vurnon Anita scores past Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart during the Premier League game at St James’ Park. Photograph:  Andrew Yates/Reuters/Livepic

Newcastle United 1 Manchester City 1 With Cheik Tioté and Moussa Sissoko back to their imperious best Newcastle United not only hinted at the tanatal(...)

 Rafa Benítez is the ninth manager to take charge of Newcastle since Mike Ashley’s takeover in 2007. Photograph: Biel Alino/EPA

‘Of course they can win it. I believe they will win with three games to spare.” Alex Ferguson, at least, doesn’t expect a late collapse from Leicester(...)

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(...)