MATCH REPORT: Newcastle 1 Tottenham 3

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5:59pm Sunday 19th April 2015

ON a Sunday afternoon when it could easily have been more about the fans protesting outside St James’ Park than the events inside it, Newcastle United’s players and supporters combined to secure an unsatisfactory double.

Match Facts: How Newcastle rated in defeat to Spurs

The Advertiser Series: Newcastle United's Jack Colback and Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen (right) battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match at St James' Park, Newcastle. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday April 19, 2015. See PA story SOCCER

6:42pm Sunday 19th April 2015


TEAM NEWS: Coloccini returns for Newcastle to face Spurs

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3:18pm Sunday 19th April 2015

FABRICIO COLOCCINI has been instantly recalled to the Newcastle United starting line-up for the visit of Tottenham.

Play-offs now likely after Darlington draw

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6:50am Sunday 19th April 2015

Lancaster City 0 Darlington 0

Match Report: Luton Town 3 Hartlepool United 0

The Advertiser Series: Newport County v Hartlepool United
Max Porter and Aaron Tshibola in action (22410059)

5:20pm Saturday 18th April 2015

HARTLEPOOL UNITED were rolled over at Luton – but it’s as you were at the bottom of the Football League.

Darlington need another strong performance

The Advertiser Series: SCORING FORM: Darlington winger Adam Mitchell has scored six goals in his last five games. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

7:02am Saturday 18th April 2015

A SEASON-DEFINING four days begins for Darlington today with the first of two away games that will go a long way to deciding the outcome of the title race.

Armstrong not ready for Newcastle start just yet says Carver

The Advertiser Series: Only start: Manchester United's Patrick McNair battles with Adam Armstrong and his only Newcastle top-flight start so far. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (15216976)

6:21am Saturday 18th April 2015

GOALS remain in short supply on Tyneside, but John Carver is not ready to thrust teenage talent Adam Armstrong in to the potentially career-damaging Premier League atmosphere from the start just yet.

Carver wants better times at Newcastle but questions boycott move

The Advertiser Series: BOSS: Newcastle United manager John Carver reacts during the Barclays Premier League match at the KC Stadium

6:05am Saturday 18th April 2015


Pressure? What pressure? Moore backs his Pools players to win their mini-league

The Advertiser Series: Hartlepool V Accrington Stanley. Skybet League 2.
Marlon Harewood celebrates levelling the score.
Picture: TOM BANKS (23254575)

5:24am Saturday 18th April 2015

THREE games to go, three games to save their Football League status.

Has Wes Brown played his last game for Sunderland?

The Advertiser Series: HANDS ON: Sunderland's Wes Brown holds back Aston Villa's Gabriel Agbonlahor

5:21am Saturday 18th April 2015

WES BROWN’S future at Sunderland is in the balance amid fears he could have played his last game for the club.

Karanka: 'We deserve a place in the Premier League after that'

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10:49pm Friday 17th April 2015

THEY continue to rely on other results going their way, but Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka on Friday night claimed his side deserve to be playing in the Premier League next season.

MATCH REPORT: Norwich City 0 Middlesbrough 1

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9:51pm Friday 17th April 2015

AND so the pendulum swings again. Billed as a game Middlesbrough had to win to keep their hopes of automatic promotion alive, last night’s victory over promotion rivals Norwich City could prove the key moment of a campaign that is heading towards a glorious climax.

LIVE: Norwich City v Middlesbrough

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6:53pm Friday 17th April 2015

Chief Scott Wilson reports live from Carrow Road as Middlesbrough take on Norwich City with a loss a real hammer blow to automatic promotion hopes.

TEAM NEWS: Ayala and Leadbitter back for Boro

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7:05pm Friday 17th April 2015

DANIEL AYALA and Grant Leadbitter return to Middlesbrough's starting line-up for this evening's crucial promotion clash with Norwich City.

Friend: 'We can handle ourselves against our promotion rivals'

The Advertiser Series: WE’RE OKAY: Middlesbrough’s George Friend, right, pictured during the defeat to Leeds last weekend, insists the team are not suffering from a dip in form. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

10:41am Friday 17th April 2015

GEORGE FRIEND has dismissed suggestions that his Middlesbrough team-mates lack the mental resolve needed to overcome Norwich City in tonight’s promotion showdown.

Darlington need to win their three games, admits Mitchell

The Advertiser Series: PROMOTION CHARGE: Darlington winger Adam Mitchell. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

7:03am Friday 17th April 2015

THREE games to go, three wins required.

'I was sacked by my uncle for guiding Boro to the Champions League,' said Ben Gibson

The Advertiser Series: Middlesbrough's Ben Gibson celebrates after the Sky Bet Championship match at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 3, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Middlesbrough. Photo credit should read: Richard Sellers/P

5:49am Friday 17th April 2015

BY now the vast majority of Middlesbrough’s fans are familiar with the identity of Ben Gibson’s uncle. What they might not know is how Steve Gibson, the club’s well-loved chairman, once sacked the talented defender - and he hopes to avoid a repeat.

Harrison earns praise from boss Moore after winning award

The Advertiser Series: Harrison earns praise from boss Moore after winning award

5:48am Friday 17th April 2015

SCOTT HARRISON yesterday earned the praise of boss Ronnie Moore after being officially recognised for his recent efforts.

Carver thinks a new captain should be considered at Newcastle

The Advertiser Series: SLOTTING IN: Daryl Janmaat is expected to play at centre-half in Newcastle's next three matches - even though his experience of the position is extremely limited

5:16am Friday 17th April 2015

JOHN CARVER thinks Newcastle United’s dressing room is in desperate need of a leader to unite a dressing room to take the club in to a brighter future.

Promotion is not vital but it would be perfect admits Boro boss

5:10am Friday 17th April 2015

AITOR KARANKA has admitted that it would be wonderful for Middlesbrough to be hit the Premier League jackpot next year, but has reassured fans that going up is not vital for the club’s short-term financial future.

Could Cattermole be heading out of Sunderland?

The Advertiser Series: Sunderland v Manchester United at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland in the Barclays Premier League.  Sunderland's Lee Cattermole and Santiago Vergini and Man Utd's Robin van Persie.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (9624469)

5:08am Friday 17th April 2015

STOKE CITY are one of a number of Premier League clubs looking to exploit the uncertainty at Sunderland by making a summer move for Lee Cattermole.

Press conference update: Karanka has late decisions to make as he calls on Boro to repeat Wolves magic

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3:50pm Thursday 16th April 2015

AITOR KARANKA has called on the spirit of the Wolves game on Tuesday night to lift Middlesbrough back to the top of the Championship’s promotion chasers tomorrow.

Middlesbrough midfielder hoping to end topsy-turvy season on a high

The Advertiser Series: FEBRUARY 10: Adam Forshaw of Middlesbrough gets by Peter Clarke of Blackpool during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackpool and Middlesbrough at Bloomfield Road in Blackpool, England. (Photo by Mansoor Ahmed/ (23357993)

5:26am Thursday 16th April 2015

AT the start of the season, Adam Forshaw was hoping to finish the campaign celebrating promotion to the Premier League. Eight months on, and his ambitions have not changed. It’s just the bit in between that did not quite go to plan.

Harrison takes Football League award

The Advertiser Series:

11:05am Thursday 16th April 2015

Scott Harrison, the Hartlepool United centre-half, has named as the Football League’s Young Player of the Month for March.

Darlington make game an all-ticket contest

The Advertiser Series:

7:01am Thursday 16th April 2015

DARLINGTON have announced that their final league game of the season will be an all-ticket affair.

Fenwick rues what might have been

The Advertiser Series: Hartlepool V Accrington Stanley. Skybet League 2.
Scott Fenwick ponders after the final whistle after missing a last minute chance.
Picture: TOM BANKS (23254612)

5:25am Thursday 16th April 2015

FOR SCOTT Fenwick, Tuesday was a sleepless night.

Carver - Newcastle need to invest, this is the biggest summer in the club's recent history

The Advertiser Series: SPEND: Newcastle United head coach John Carver

5:06am Thursday 16th April 2015

JOHN CARVER has labelled this summer as the most important in Newcastle United’s recent history – and has called on the club’s hierarchy to spend money on overhauling their ailing squad.

PRESS CONFERENCE UPDATE: Sissoko should be leading by example - Carver

The Advertiser Series: FINED: Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko will donate to charity after being sent off for two yellow cards in Saturday's defeat to West Ham

4:33pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

JOHN CARVER has criticised Moussa Sissoko for failing to lead by example after his red card in Newcastle United's defeat to Liverpool on Monday evening.

Sunderland hierarchy identify their preferred candidate for head coach role

The Advertiser Series:

5:00am Wednesday 15th April 2015

SUNDERLAND officials will target Real Madrid assistant Paul Clement this summer as they look to appoint a permanent head coach.

Cabella reacts angrily to accusations that Newcastle's players are already on their summer break

The Advertiser Series:

5:00am Wednesday 15th April 2015

REMY CABELLA has angrily denied that Newcastle United’s players have already called time on their season despite Monday’s 2-0 reverse at Liverpool making it five defeats in a row.

We're looking up, not down, says Sunderland striker Connor Wickham

The Advertiser Series: Sunderland's Connor Wickham (right) and Crystal Palace's James McArthur battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light

6:48pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

SUNDERLAND are looking up the Premier League table rather than down it as they plan to finish strongly this season.

Middlesbrough guaranteed a play-off place - but Karanka wants more

The Advertiser Series:

11:02pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

MIDDLESBROUGH are guaranteed a place in the play-offs in the wake of tonight’s 2-1 win over Wolves, but Aitor Karanka will not be satisfied unless his side force their way into the top two during the final three games of the season.

Match Report: Middlesbrough 2 Wolves 1

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9:52pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

IT started as a stroll, but ended with nerves jangling left, right and centre. Such is the way of things as the tightest of Championship promotion battles draws to a conclusion.

Match Ratings: Middlesbrough 2 Wolves 1

The Advertiser Series:

11:08pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

How did the players fare in Middlesbrough's 2-1 win over Wolves?

Match Report: Hartlepool United 1 Accrington Stanley 1

The Advertiser Series:

9:55pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

MARLON Harewood earned Hartlepool United a vital point in their fight to stay in the Football League.

TEAM NEWS: Woodgate and Vossen return for Wolves test

The Advertiser Series:

7:06pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

MIDDLESBROUGH head coach Aitor Karanka has made two changes to his starting line-up for this evening's crucial promotion clash with Wolves.

Is former Newcastle midfielder Charles N'Zogbia the worst dressed footballer ever?

The Advertiser Series:

12:30pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

FORMER Newcastle midfielder Charles N'Zogbia could be accused of having more money than fashion sense after team mate Shay Given posted this picture to Twitter.

Boro striker shortlisted for Football League Young Player of the Year

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11:33am Tuesday 14th April 2015

MIDDLESBROUGH striker Patrick Bamford has been shortlisted for the prestigious Young Player of the Year award at this weekend's Football League Awards ceremony.

Wickham hopes Sunderland boss maintains his positive approach

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5:00am Tuesday 14th April 2015

CONNOR WICKHAM is hoping Dick Advocaat sticks with his policy of fielding three attacking players up front despite Sunderland’s capitulation at the hands of Crystal Palace.

Karanka turns the spotlight on Middlesbrough's promotion rivals

The Advertiser Series:

5:00am Tuesday 14th April 2015

AITOR KARANKA has piled the pressure onto the three clubs above Middlesbrough in the Championship table by telling them: “You’re the ones with promotion in your hands.”

Carver blames referee - but claims Newcastle produced positive response to derby debacle

The Advertiser Series: Newcastle United caretaker manager John Carver during the Barclays Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday April 13, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Liverpool. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. E

5:00am Tuesday 14th April 2015

JOHN CARVER felt referee Lee Mason cost Newcastle United dearly at Anfield last night when he felt his players were delivering the perfect response to their Wear-Tyne derby disaster.

TEAM NEWS: Hartlepool United v Accrington Stanley

The Advertiser Series:

7:10pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

RONNIE Moore has made one change for Hartlepool United’s vital game with Accrington Stanley at Victoria Park.

Hugill: Four cup finals for Pools

The Advertiser Series: Hartlepool V Cambridge - Sky Bet League 2.
Cambridge's Ian Miller blocks an effort by Jordan Hugill. Picture: TOM BANKS (23127669)

6:02am Tuesday 14th April 2015

JORDAN HUGILL admits Hartlepool United have four cup finals remaining this season.

Match Report: Liverpool 2 Newcastle United 0

The Advertiser Series:

10:09pm Monday 13th April 2015

JUST when John Carver must have sensed Newcastle United’s fortunes might just improve at Anfield, things got a lot worse for the head coach still harbouring ambitions of staying in the job full-time.

Key duo passed fit for Boro's promotion showdown with Wolves

The Advertiser Series:

2:29pm Monday 13th April 2015

MIDDLESBROUGH will have key defensive duo Daniel Ayala and Ryan Fredericks available for tomorrow’s crucial promotion showdown with play-off hopefuls Wolves.

Worried Advocaat admits Sunderland will be relegated unless they improve

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8:00am Monday 13th April 2015

DICK ADVOCAAT admits he is “worried” in the wake of Sunderland’s capitulation at the hands of Crystal Palace, and concedes his side will be heading for the Championship if they do not improve markedly in the final six matches of the season.

Match Analysis: Sunderland 1 Crystal Palace 4

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5:00am Monday 13th April 2015

STANDING in the bowels of the Stadium of Light, attempting to come to terms with yet another calamitous collapse on home soil, Jack Rodwell conceded that Sunderland have a habit of taking “two steps forward and one step back”. If only they were that progressive.

Team news: Liverpool v Newcastle United

The Advertiser Series: Southampton's Graziano Pelle (left) comes under pressure from Newcastle United's Vurnon Anita and Massadio Haidara (right) during the Barclays Premier League match at St Mary's, Southampton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday Sept

7:23pm Monday 13th April 2015

JOHN CARVER has made three changes to the Newcastle United team as he attempts to find a way to impress eight days after losing to Sunderland in the Wear-Tyne derby.

Boro fan Bob Mortimer backs Middlesbrough's promotion push

The Advertiser Series: DEGREE NOD: Bob Mortimer, who is to receive an honorary degree from Teesside University

5:44pm Monday 13th April 2015

WITH Middlesbrough facing a potentially crucial promotion clash with Wolves tomorrow, Teesside comedian Bob Mortimer has taken to You Tube to throw his backing behind the club's attempts to return to the Premier League.

One game at a time remains Darlington's approach

The Advertiser Series: DARLO: Darlington v Mossley pictured one of Darlo goal scorers Graeme Armstrong Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT (22978912)

7:02am Monday 13th April 2015

Darlington 3 Mossley 1


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