Louis van Gaal during the 0-0 draw with Newcastle. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Louis van Gaal denied he was in urgent need of attacking reinforcements despite watching his Manchester United team record a disappointing goalless dr(...)

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

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John Carver says he is willing to press almost any button in the hope of provoking a response from his squad. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP

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Everton manager  Roberto Martinez gesticulates on the sidelines during the Premier League game against  Hull City  at KC Stadium. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

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Adam Johnson of Sunderland scores the winning goal late on in the premier league match against Newcastle at   St James’ Park. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Newcastle 0 Sunderland 1Newcastle United are supposed to be counter-attacking specialists but they ended up being hoist by their own petard as a brill(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho in a reflective mood  at St James’s Park, Newcastle. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Jose Mourinho was left complaining about ball-boys and spectators after seeing his Chelsea side’s unbeaten start to the season come to an end at Newca(...)

George Boyd of Burnley scores the opening goal against Newcastle United at Turf Moor. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Burnley 1 Newcastle United 1Burnley climbed out of the bottom three despite letting a half-time lead slip against Newcastle. With the teams just above(...)

  Newcastle United’s Steven Taylor (left) celebrates with team mate Jack Colback after their 1-0 win over Liverpool. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby / EPA

Newcastle captain Steven Taylor hailed the confidence within the Newcastle squad after they claimed their fourth win in a row with a 1-0 victory over (...)

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(...)

Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul (r) protests to referee Mike Jones after Cheick Tiote’s (c) strike was ruled out. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/EPA

Newcastle United 0 Manchester City 2Edin Dzeko and Alvaro Negredo scored as Manchester City moved to the top of the Barclays Premier League with a con(...)