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(...)

Robbie Brady of the Republic of Ireland and Hull City is expected to face Crystal Palace this weekend. Photograph:   Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
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Saturday 23rd November Arsenal (1) v Southampton (3) Arsenal will have forward Theo Walcott back from two months out following abdominal surgery. Germ(...)

Sunderland’s Fabio Borini celebrates scoring his side’s winner  during the  Premier League match against Newcastle at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Sunderland 2 Newcastle 1: Alan Pardew predicted that this latest derby would be decided by an inspired substitution and he was proved right. Unfortuna(...)

 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(...)

Republic of Ireland training at the Rhein Energie Stadium, Cologne. Wes Hoolahan (front), Anthony Pilkington (middle) and Paul Green. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Arsenal (1) v Norwich (18)Arsenal expect Mesut Ozil to have recovered from a knee injury. Fellow midfielder Santi Cazorla could also return for the (...)

 Joe Kinnear (right) with Derek Llambias (left) during the 2008-2009 season.  Photograph:  Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Derek Llambias has resigned from his post as managing director at Newcastle, the club announced this morning.Llambias’ resignation comes a day after (...)

Joe Kinnear has been appointed ‘director of football’ at Newcastle. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Newcastle United angered and astonished their supporters by finally confirming the appointment of Joe Kinnear as their director of football yesterday.(...)