Quakers maintain momentum with seventh win

The Advertiser Series: IN FORM: Leon Scott, left, celebrates with Alan White after the defender scored his third goal in as many games. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

The personality of the Darlington team could be seen in their low-key reaction to a seventh successive victory on Saturday.

Frustration for Austin after late goal isn't enough

7:32am Monday 20th October 2014

NEIL Austin revealed his frustration after losing to Luton Town on Saturday.

We had to win ugly, reveals Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor

The Advertiser Series: BATTLE: Leicester's Leonardo Ulloa and Newcastle United's Steven Taylor during the Barclays Premier League match at St. James' Park

7:03am Monday 20th October 2014

STEVEN TAYLOR was delighted that Newcastle picked up their first Premier League victory of the season – but admitted that they had to do it the ‘ugly’ way.

Match Analysis: Newcastle United 1 Leicester City 0

The Advertiser Series: FINISH: Newcastle United's Gabriel Obertan (centre) scores his goal during the Barclays Premier League match at St. James' Park

7:02am Monday 20th October 2014

FOR ALL the ridicule Newcastle United’s brand-new jumbo LED screen attracted on Saturday afternoon, it in fact brought one of the biggest cheers of the day at St James’ Park.

Ayala develops into integral member of Boro's first-choice backline

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GOAL  Middlesbrough 1, Blackpool 0. Daniel Ayala (Middlesbrough)  celebrates with team mates after scoring from a  header from the centre of the box to the top ri

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

ONLY one of Middlesbrough’s defenders has started the club’s last five matches, so while Aitor Karanka continues to rotate the majority of his squad members, it is becoming increasingly clear that he views Daniel Ayala as a key part of his strongest selection.

Match Analysis: Brighton 1 Middlesbrough 2

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7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

AS a born-and-bred Teessider, Ben Gibson can gauge the state of Middlesbrough’s fortunes by the amount of calls and messages to his mobile phone. If his family and friends want to speak to him, things must be going well. If he’s getting the cold shoulder, it’s a safe bet results haven’t been quite as positive.

Match Ratings: Brighton 1 Middlesbrough 2

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7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Match ratings and statistics from Middlesbrough's 2-1 win at Brighton

Collins shows promise, but Still Pools fall short

The Advertiser Series: SPORTING ACTION: Hartlepool United's caretaker manager Sam Collins in action during the game against Luton Town.Picture: DAVID WOOD (11646693)

6:32am Monday 20th October 2014

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6:31am Monday 20th October 2014

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Historic south coast shambles leaves Sunderland down but not out

The Advertiser Series: FULL TIME: Southampton's giant display shows the final score, 8-0, after the Barclays Premier League match against Sunderland at St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton.

6:09am Monday 20th October 2014

Full-time: Southampton 8 Sunderland 0

Poyet embarrassed and ready to make changes after Sunderland's heavy defeat

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9:25am Sunday 19th October 2014

A STUNNED Gus Poyet will subject Sunderland’s humiliated players to a re-run of the 8-0 defeat at Southampton at St Mary’s which left him feeling the most embarrassed he has ever felt in football.

Mannone thinks players should pay out after Sunderland shambles

The Advertiser Series: All over: Sunderland's Santiago Vergini picks the ball from the net behind goalkeeper Vito Mannone after Southampton's Sadio Mane scored his side's eighth goal

10:32pm Sunday 19th October 2014

AN APOLOGETIC Vito Mannone thinks Sunderland’s players should group together and reimburse the cost of match tickets and travel expenses to the fans subjected to witnessing one of the worst results in the club’s 125-year history.

Match ratings: Southampton 8 Sunderland 0

The Advertiser Series: Top man: Southampton's Dusan Tadic (second right) celebrates scoring his goal with Jack Cork after running Sunderland ragged

7:02pm Sunday 19th October 2014

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Adomah highlights pace as a key to Middlesbrough's recent success

The Advertiser Series: Storm: Middlesbrough's Albert Adomah scored at Huddersfield on his way to grabbing 12 goals

4:15pm Sunday 19th October 2014

ALBERT ADOMAH has highlighted the pace of Middlesbrough’s attacking players as a key factor in the club’s recent run of success.

Tomlin's injury to be assessed today - but Middlesbrough team-mate Adomah is okay

The Advertiser Series: FINISHING THE NIGHT OFF IN STYLE: Lee Tomlin strikes to secure the 3-1 victory

10:07am Sunday 19th October 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH'S medical staff will assess Lee Tomlin's leg injury later today after the forward was forced off at the half-time interval of yesterday's 2-1 win at Brighton.

Match report: Southampton 8 Sunderland 0

The Advertiser Series: Helpless: Sunderland manager Gus Poyet

5:10pm Saturday 18th October 2014

SUNDERLAND were crushed and the worst defeat in the club’s history was equalled on an afternoon to forget on the South Coast for everyone connected with the club.

Darlington claim magnificent seventh successive win

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6:01pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Radcliffe Borough 0 Darlington 2

Match report: Newcastle United 1 Leicester City 0

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5:58pm Saturday 18th October 2014

NEWCASTLE picked up their first Premier League victory of the season with a 1-0 win over Leicester City.

Match report: Hartlepool United 1 Luton Town 2

6:16pm Saturday 18th October 2014

HARTLEPOOL UNITED suffered another home defeat, going down 2-1 to Luton Town. 

Match Report: Brighton 1 Middlesbrough 2

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5:03pm Saturday 18th October 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH climbed to third in the Championship table as another polished away display resulted in a convincing 2-1 win over Brighton.

White wants Darlington to maintain momentum

The Advertiser Series: ON THE DEFENSIVE: Alan White, centre, and Gary Brown form part of a Darlington defence that has kept seven clean sheets in 14 league matches. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

While promotion is Darlington's clear priority, progress in the FA Trophy would help maintain the momentum created with six successive wins, believes defender Alan White.

Collins not afraid to make the big calls

The Advertiser Series: ATTACK: Hartlepool United caretaker manager Sam Collins points the way			 Picture: Gary Day/Pinnacle

7:32am Saturday 18th October 2014

LIFE under Sam Collins at Hartlepool United will be done his way.

Pearson understands Pardew pressure

The Advertiser Series: Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson before the Barclays Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday September 27, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Palace. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire. REST

7:29am Saturday 18th October 2014

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson returns to Newcastle today aware of the pressure and expectation on the shoulders of Alan Pardew.

Gus Poyet praises model professionals O'Shea and Brown

The Advertiser Series: Stoke City's Marc Muniesa (right) beats Sunderland's John O'Shea to score his side's first goal during the Capital One Cup Third Round match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday September 23,

7:03am Saturday 18th October 2014

AFTER handing John O’Shea a two-year contract extension at the age of 33 this week, Gus Poyet has urged more players to take a leaf out of the defender’s book.

How Newcastle ended their last seven-game winless start to a season

The Advertiser Series: DREAM DAY: Alan Shearer celebrates scoring one of his five goals against Sheffield Wednesday in 1999

7:03am Saturday 18th October 2014

Newcastle’s seven-game winless run at the start of the 1999-2000 season came to an end in remarkable fashion as Sir Bobby Robson’s first home game in charge of the club resulted in an 8-0 thrashing of Sheffield Wednesday.

Karanka admits he cannot keep his Middlesbrough strikers happy

The Advertiser Series: FINISHING THE NIGHT OFF IN STYLE: Lee Tomlin strikes to secure the 3-1 victory

7:03am Saturday 18th October 2014

AITOR KARANKA admits it is “impossible” to keep all of his strikers happy, but the Middlesbrough head coach is not about to abandon his preferred policy of regularly rotating his forward line.

Saturday spotlight: Could Newcastle set a new unwanted record at St James' Park?

The Advertiser Series: *ALTERNATE CROP* Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 4, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Swansea. Photo credit sho

7:02am Saturday 18th October 2014

A FAILURE to defeat Leicester City at St James’ Park would represent the worst ever start to a Premier League season recorded by Newcastle United.

'We've got the leaders among us' vows Magpies boss

The Advertiser Series: Skipper: Newcastle United's Fabricio Coloccini is one of a number of big names Alan Pardew is relying on to lift things

6:12am Saturday 18th October 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED have the leaders on the pitch to ensure early season frustrations do not linger around for the rest of the campaign, according to under-fire boss Alan Pardew.

Newcastle's No 9 has the magic touch again says Pardew

The Advertiser Series: Newcastle United's Papiss Demba Cisse celebrates scoring his sides second goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 4, 2014. See PA story SOCCER S

6:03am Saturday 18th October 2014

PAPISS CISSE has convinced Alan Pardew that he deserves the chance to live up to being Newcastle United’s No 9 – and help keep him in a job.

Sunderland close to offering Anthony Reveillere a short-term deal to ease Poyet's defensive crisis

The Advertiser Series: Sunderland's Manager Gus Poyet during the Barclays Premier League match at Loftus Road, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 30, 2014. See PA story SOCCER QPR. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editor

12:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

GUS Poyet has revealed Sunderland are close to signing Anthony Reveillere on a short-term deal to ease the club’s defensive crisis.

Boro boss Karanka reveals depth of friendship with Spurs counterpart Pochettino

The Advertiser Series: CLOSE TIES: Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka has revealed he is close friends with Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

7:03am Friday 17th October 2014

THE strength of Aitor Karanka’s relationship with Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho might be well known, but Middlesbrough’s head coach has revealed his friendship with Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is almost as close.

Boro warned not to underestimate Brighton despite their poor start

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5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

STATISTICALLY, their opponents are the most out-of-form team in the whole of the Football League, but George Friend has warned his Middlesbrough team-mates not to underestimate Brighton when the two sides meet at the Amex Stadium this afternoon.

Darlington midfielder to miss two months

The Advertiser Series: EARLY EXIT: Darlington's Graeme Armstrong is treated before going off during Wednesday's 2-0 win over Ossett Albion at Heritage Park  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

9:11am Friday 17th October 2014

Darlington will be without Jordan Robinson for up to two months due to the serious facial injuries suffered last weekend.

It's an Honour to have Brian at Pools

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9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

BRIAN HONOUR has been so enamoured with his return to Hartlepool United the Victoria Park hero is already dreaming of success.

O'Shea signs contract extension as Poyet gives trial to former France defender

The Advertiser Series: WHAT A WEEK: John O'Shea, who marked his 100th cap for the Republic of Ireland with a goal against Germany this week, has signed a two-year contract extension at Sunderland

7:03am Friday 17th October 2014

JOHN O’Shea has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at Sunderland until 2017, while the Black Cats have handed former France international Anthony Reveillere a trial at the club.

Only winning is on Pardew's mind ahead of milestone as Newcastle boss

The Advertiser Series: Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew gestures on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 4, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Swansea. Photo credit should read

7:03am Friday 17th October 2014

ALAN PARDEW will hit a managerial milestone at St James’ Park tomorrow but thinks it will count for nothing if Newcastle United fail to finally deliver a first Premier League win of the season.

Magpies receive Krul boost and expect African duo to play

The Advertiser Series: Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew gestures on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 4, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Swansea. Photo credit should read

4:12pm Thursday 16th October 2014

TIM KRUL has given Alan Pardew a huge boost after declaring himself fit to play in goal for Newcastle United this weekend.

Youth policy was key to Velkjovic's Middlesbrough move

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5:25pm Thursday 16th October 2014

MILOS VELJKOVIC has revealed that Aitor Karanka's willingness to give young players a chance was a key factor behind his decision to join Middlesbrough on loan.

Karanka delighted to welcome Spurs youngster into the Middlesbrough fold

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2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

AITOR KARANKA is delighted to have completed the loan signing of Milos Veljkovic, with the teenager’s versatility having been a key factor in the Middlesbrough head coach’s decision to bring him to the Riverside.

Friend lauds Boro's squad strength - as Karanka prepares to add another Tottenham youngster

The Advertiser Series: STRONG SQUAD: George Friend would not swap the current Middlesbrough squad for any other in the Championship

7:04am Thursday 16th October 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH are set to complete the loan signing of Tottenham youngster Milos Veljkovic later today - but George Friend says he already wouldn’t swap the current Boro squad for any other in the Championship.

Krul set to face Leicester - but other Newcastle injury worries remain

The Advertiser Series: PASSED FIT: Tim Krul should be available to face Leicester after his elbow injury was not as serious as first feared

7:04am Thursday 16th October 2014

TIM KRUL should be fit to face Leicester City on Saturday after the Newcastle United goalkeeper’s elbow injury did not prove as serious as first feared.

Sunderland star hoping to buck the trend for Dutch disappointment

The Advertiser Series: Sunderland's Patrick van Aanholt goes close during the Barclays Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday September 20, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Burnley. Photo credit should read: Richard Sellers/PA W

7:04am Thursday 16th October 2014

THIS has not been a good month to be a Dutch footballer.

Krul expected to be fit to face Leicester

The Advertiser Series: INVESTIGATION CALL: The Law Society has increased calls for a criminal investigation into Wonga over fake legal letters sent to customers. Wonga sponsors Newcastle United's shirts, here shown by goalkeeper Tim Krul

4:45pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

TIM KRUL should be fit to face Leicester City on Saturday after the Newcastle United goalkeeper’s elbow injury did not prove as serious as first feared.

Collins hails the impact of his attacking defenders

The Advertiser Series: ATTACK: Hartlepool United caretaker manager Sam Collins points the way			 Picture: Gary Day/Pinnacle

11:57pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SAM COLLINS has hailed the contribution of his full-backs in his freshened up Hartlepool United side.

Match Analysis: Darlington 2 Ossett Albion 0

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10:18pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

DARLINGTON scored a goal in each half to record their sixth successive win against Ossett Albion at Heritage Park and go back to the top of the table.

Robinson unavailable as Darlington aim to reclaim top spot

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9:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Darlington will be without Jordan Robinson for this evening’s match with Ossett Albion as he needs an operation on the facial injuries sustained at the weekend.

Newcastle primed for January transfer action if their troubles continue

The Advertiser Series: TRANSFER DECISIONS: Mike Ashley will sanction a major January spend if Newcastle are threatened by relegation at the turn of the year

8:32am Wednesday 15th October 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED will embark on a significant January signing drive if they are still embroiled in relegation trouble at the turn of the year.

Poyet happy with Sunderland's commitment as a frustrated Larsson speaks out

The Advertiser Series: Sunderland manager Gus Poyet before kick off  during the Capital One Cup Third Round match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday September 23, 2014. See PA Story SOCCER Sunderland. Photo credit should read: An

7:02am Wednesday 15th October 2014

GUS POYET insists his Sunderland players’ commitment cannot be questioned, although the Black Cats boss admits that was not always the case last season.

Woods out to make the most of his chance at Pools

The Advertiser Series:

6:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

FOR many footballers, second chances don’t come along. Michael Woods is making the most of the opportunity.

Newcastle United revealed as the cheapest club to watch in the Premier League

The Advertiser Series: LOWEST PRICE: Newcastle United's match day experience is the cheapest of all the clubs in the Premier League

12:03am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THEY might be languishing in the Premier League relegation zone, but Newcastle United have at least topped one table after a major BBC study revealed they offer the cheapest match day experience in the whole of the top-flight.




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