Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring the first goal for Liverpool. Photo: Lee Smith/Reuters

Liverpool 2 Newcastle United 0Whatever Raheem Sterling is smoking, and it is quite a lot judging by recent pictures of the Liverpool winger in action,(...)

Dick Advocaat failed at first to appreciate intensity of Old Firm derby. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Dick Advocaat has managed various teams at assorted points across the globe but one of the game’s foremost “world travellers” is not about to underest(...)

Northumbria Police have said they will take a zero tolerance approach to any supporters causing trouble at Sunday’s Tyne-Wear derby at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Getty

Northumbria police have warned Sunderland and Newcastle United supporters that anyone caught provoking trouble during Sunday’s derby at the Stadium of(...)

Newcastle United have announced record profits for the 2013/14 season. Photograph: PA

Newcastle United have announced record profits of €26 million last season due to increases in television income and new deals with sponsors. The club (...)

Newcastle United’s hierarchy have apologised to John Carver for leaving him with just 13 fit outfield players for Saturday’s visit of Arsenal.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

John Carver has received an apology from Newcastle United’s hierarchy after being left with only 13 fit outfield players for Saturday’s game at home a(...)

Manchester City’s  Yaya Toure shows his frustration during the loss to  Barcelona on Wednesday. Toure is among those who maybe be sold during the summer. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

This could be the summer of the great Manchester City revolution. Not since Sheikh Mansour became owner in 2008 will there have been as seismic a sha(...)

Winning owner Michael O’Leary and jockey Davy Russell celebrate in the winners enclosure after Rivage D’Or took the Glenfarclas Handicap Chase on Ladies Day. Photograph: PA

Ahead of Thursday’s big race which he sponsors, Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary got off the mark with two winners. First Don Poli, one of the (...)

David Silva scored twice for Manchester City as they closed the gap on league leaders Chelsea after their 5-0 win over Newcastle. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Manchester City 5 Newcastle United 0Manchester City warmed up for Tuesday’s visit of Barcelona in style by crushing Newcastle 5-0 on a perfect day for(...)

Manchester United’s Daley Blind celebrates scoring against West Ham United yesterday evening. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

When Sam Allardyce branded Louis van Gaal’s team as “long-ball United” following Daley Blind’s late equaliser from a Marouane Fellaini knockdown, the (...)

Stoke City’s Peter Crouch celebrates scoring during the Barclays Premier League match at St James’ Park, Newcastle. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Newcastle United 1 Stoke City 1John Carver and Mark Hughes obtained their pro licence coaching qualifications after studying alongside each other on t(...)