Everton’s Aaron Lennon scores in the Premier League game against Newcastle united at Goodison Park. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters/Livepic

Everton 3 Newcastle United 0 The questions about Mike Ashley’s investment in Newcastle United can be reasonably asked by the owner himself, not his d(...)

Georginio Wijnaldum of Newcastle United celebrates scoring his team’s second goal. Photograph: Getty

Newcastle United 2 West Ham United 1 Debutant Jonjo Shelvey could find himself in trouble with the Football Association after helping new club Newcas(...)

Newcastle United left back Paul Dummett scores the late equaliser in the Premier League game against Manchester United at   St James’ Park. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Newcastle United 3 Manchester United 3 There were moments when he looked slightly smug. At other times he seemed deeply frustrated and, occasionally,(...)

Martin O’Neill: ‘Nothing has been set in stone yet.’ Photograph: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

The Irish squad looks set to complete its preparations for Euro 2016 in England after Martin O’Neill decided it would be best to give players as much(...)

Laurent Koscielny’s second half goal gave league leaders Arsenal a 1-0 win over Newcastle at the Emirates. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal 1 Newcastle United 0 Arsenal laboured to victory over Newcastle to start 2016 with a win and move two points clear at the top of the Barcla(...)

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(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill: As fourth seeds, Ireland could be assigned any one of 18  schedules when the draw for Euro 2016 takes place in Paris. Photograph:  INPHO/Donall Farmer

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says he is far more relaxed about this evening’s draw in Paris for the finals of the European Championship (...)

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy equalled a Premier League scoring record with his goal just before half-time against Newcastle at St James’ Park. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Human beings shut inside deep freezers traditionally face unhappy endings but there are exceptions to every rule. Rather than proving the subject of a(...)

Richard Keogh, left,  and Marc Wilson, right, with team-mates during the Republic of Ireland training session at Abbotstown.   Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill finally gave up any hope of Shane Long making the trip to Zenica last night when it was decided to leave the striker to continue his(...)