Relatives of the 96 who died at Hillsborough sing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” after the jury delivered its verdict at the new inquests into the 1989 disaster. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Prosecutors will investigate whether to bring criminal charges in connection with Britain’s biggest ever sporting disaster, after an inquest found tha(...)

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale is tackled by Nicolas Ottamendi of Manchester City during their Champions League semi-final clash. Photo: PA

1) No sign of stage fright from Pellegrini’s men This was Manchester City’s first European Cup semi-final and Real Madrid’s 27th yet there was no s(...)

Liverpool 2 Newcastle United 2 Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez knows a thing or two about second-half comebacks and he duly effected another as his (...)

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(...)

Moussa Sissoko scored Newcastle’s second in their vital win over Swansea City. Photograph: Getty

Newcastle United 3 Swansea City 0 January signing Andros Townsend turned in a man of the match display to hand birthday boy Rafael Benitez his firs(...)

Both Manchester United and Tottenham have underwent remarkable transistions since Alex Ferguson’s departure. Photograph: GettyImages

1) Can in-form Canaries wreak further havoc? A third consecutive win for Norwich City would draw Alex Neil’s side level on points with Saturday’s opp(...)

Barcelona will honour legendary former player and coach Johan Cruyff as they look to inflict more misery upon eternal rivals Real Madrid in the Clasico. Photograph: Getty Images

Zinedine Zidane is unconcerned by suggestions that his Real Madrid side go into Saturday’s ‘Clasico’ against runaway La Liga leaders Barcelona as big(...)

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Rob Elliot leaves the field with an injury on Tuesday night. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has backed Karl Darlow to plug the gap left by Rob Elliot as he tries to engineer a great escape. Republic of Ireland i(...)

Aleksandar Mitrovic  collides with a fan as he celebrates scoring Newcastle United’s equaliser in the Premier League game against Sunderland at St James’ Park. Photograph:   Stu Forster/Getty Images

Newcastle United 1 Sunderland 1 An afternoon on which Rafael Benitez frequently looked like a man enduring a most unwelcome introduction to the despa(...)

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez during a training session at Darsley Park, Newcastle. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has ordered his players to forget their dreadful derby record against Sunderland as they attempt to put it right in the (...)