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(...)

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(...)

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

Newcastle 0 Arsenal 1: Olivier Giroud’s 11th goal of the season fired Arsenal back to the top of the Premier League after a scrappy win at Newcastle.T(...)

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 (...)

 Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool heads home  their second goal during the  Premier League match against  between Newcastle United  at St James’ Park. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Newcastle 2 Liverpool 2: Daniel Sturridge preserved Liverpool’s promising start to the Premier League season by denying 10-man Newcastle a famous vict(...)

Callum McManaman of Wigan Athletic checks on Massadio Haidara of Newcastle United as he lies injured  at the DW Stadium. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has renewed his calls for the Premier League to employ professional assistant referees in the wake of Callum McManam(...)

Newcastle United's Papiss Cisse scores the winning goal against Stoke City. Photograph: David Moir/Reuters

An afternoon dominated by snow, swirling wind, set-pieces and another stellar defensive display from Newcastle United's Steven Taylor was decid(...)