Newcastle defender Dummett happy to have shown off his versatility

The Advertiser Series: UP FOR THE CUP: Newcastle United's Paul Dummett (left) celebrates at the end of the game with team mate Rob Elliot during the Capital One Cup Third Round match at Selhurst Park on Wednesday

7:02am Saturday 1st November 2014

PAUL DUMMETT is hoping his defensive versatility will enhance his chances of becoming an integral part of Newcastle United’s first-choice line-up.

Pardew likens Newcastle to Britain's tennis number one

The Advertiser Series: STRONG SERVICE: Alan Pardew has likened Newcastle's recent form to that of tennis star Andy Murray

7:02am Saturday 1st November 2014

ALAN PARDEW has likened Newcastle United’s current form to that of tennis star Andy Murray – and is hoping the Magpies serve up another winning display against Liverpool this lunch-time.

Darlington aim to take top form into November

The Advertiser Series: IMPRESSIVE: Ian Watson has impressed for Darlington since arriving from Blyth Spartans. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

9:02am Saturday 1st November 2014

After maintaining a 100 per cent record in October, Darlington bid to take their winning run into November when the standard of opposition of can be expected to increase, beginning with today’s FA Trophy tie.

Poyet feared Fletcher had suffered another serious injury

The Advertiser Series: INJURY FEARS: Gus Poyet has revealed he feared Steven Fletcher had suffered a broken metatarsal in last weekend's defeat to Arsenal

7:03am Saturday 1st November 2014

GUS POYET feared Steven Fletcher has suffered a broken metatarsal in last weekend’s defeat to Arsenal, and admitted his relief that the striker will be fit to line up at Crystal Palace on Monday night.

Karanka delighted with the transformation of fall guy Ayala

The Advertiser Series: BACK IN TRAINING: Middlesbrough return to training today pictured manager Aitor Karanka. Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT (7704380)

7:03am Saturday 1st November 2014

DANIEL Ayala must have been rubbing his hands with joy when Aitor Karanka was appointed Middlesbrough head coach a year ago, but it didn’t take long for the defender to realise that having your homeland in common with a new manager isn’t always a good thing.

Familiar faces, but Murray relies on their support

The Advertiser Series: Paul Murray

6:10am Saturday 1st November 2014

ENTERING the first steps on his managerial career, Paul Murray is happy with the familiarity at Hartlepool United.

Newcastle youngster rejects Sterling comparisons despite strong links between the pair

The Advertiser Series: BIG IMPACT: Rolando Aarons (left) celebrates scoring Newcastle's opening goal in their 2-0 win over Manchester City

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

ROLANDO AARONS is hoping to line up against Raheem Sterling when Newcastle entertain Liverpool tomorrow – but the teenager insists it is far too early to be comparing him to his fellow Jamaica-born winger.

Cattermole calls for a sense of perspective

The Advertiser Series: Cleaned up his act: Lee Cattermole insists he is in a better place these but has not regrets

7:02am Friday 31st October 2014

LEE CATTERMOLE insists it is important Sunderland keep their current struggles in perspective despite having slipped into the Premier League relegation zone last weekend.

Sunderland players are working hard to stay in Poyet's team

The Advertiser Series: Game over: Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone was at fault for the crucial second goal for Arsenal but Sunderland were struggling to score any way

4:44pm Friday 31st October 2014

SUNDERLAND head coach has revealed training this week has been intense as his beleaguered players look to keep their places in his team for Monday night’s trip to Crystal Palace.

Karanka is full of praise for his unselfish squad

The Advertiser Series: Middlesbrough's Manager Aitor Karanka

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7:02am Friday 31st October 2014

WHEN Aitor Karanka announces his starting line-up for tomorrow’s game at Rotherham there will be some disappointment within his squad, but the Middlesbrough head coach insists having an unselfish squad is a key ingredient to being successful in the Championship.

Pools make second signing

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5:08pm Friday 31st October 2014

HARTLEPOOL United have confirmed the signing of two new players ahead of tomorrow's game with Newport County.

Weldon may return to Darlington

The Advertiser Series: INJURED: Left-back Paul Weldon.  Picture: TOM BANKS

9:06am Friday 31st October 2014

Defender Paul Weldon continues to make his return from a long-term injury and could be back at Darlington, admits manager Martin Gray.

Murray ready to share his hefty workload

The Advertiser Series: Paul Murray and Willie Donachie

7:17am Friday 31st October 2014

THE early stages of football management, for Paul Murray at least, are proving somewhat busy.

Newcastle Press Conference Update: Pardew delighted to see some local lads coming through

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4:15pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ALAN PARDEW is delighted to see Newcastle United's academy being rewarded for a conscious decision to prioritise the development of local North-East talent.

Returning hero Taylor lifts the lid on his Newcastle injury despair

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10:15am Thursday 30th October 2014

RYAN TAYLOR has admitted he had to survive two years of "injury hell" in order to make a remarkable return to action in Wednesday night's Capital One Cup victory over Manchester City.

Karanka full of praise for former Boro midfielder Smallwood

The Advertiser Series: ONE LAST HURRAH: Richard Smallwood, pictured with Bolton's Darren Pratley on Saturday, wants to give Boro fans something to cheer in the last two matches

2:53pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH head coach Aitor Karanka admits it was a difficult decision to let Richard Smallwood leave in the summer and he expects the Teesside midfielder to come out with a point to prove when his side play Rotherham on Saturday.

Dummett hoping Newcastle take feelgood factor into Liverpool game

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8:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

PAUL DUMMETT is hoping Newcastle carry their current feel-good factor into Saturday lunch-time's Premier League game with Liverpool.

Pardew predicts bright Newcastle future after youngsters star in Capital One Cup win

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3:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A JUBILANT Alan Pardew claimed Newcastle United’s future is in safe hands after the club’s emerging stars played a pivotal role in last night’s sensational Capital One Cup win at Manchester City.

Arsenal midfielder backs Mannone to bounce back at Sunderland

The Advertiser Series: Game over: Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone was at fault for the crucial second goal for Arsenal but Sunderland were struggling to score any way

2:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

MATHIEU FLAMINI has backed Vito Mannone to bounce back from his latest goalkeeping howler, but the Sunderland shot-stopper is still set to lose his place for Monday’s trip to Crystal Palace.

Murray makes his first Pools signing

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4:46pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PAUL Murray has made his first signing, with former Walsall midfielder Nicky Featherstone joining Hartlepool United.

Mitchell stars following training ground talk

The Advertiser Series: STAR MAN: Darlington's Adam Mitchell, who was in top form last Saturday. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

9:12am Thursday 30th October 2014

A training ground meeting was instrumental in Adam Mitchell’s return to form in last Saturday’s 3-0 win over Burscough, says Darington manager Martin Gray.

Serbian midfielder will get his chance, says Karanka

7:01am Thursday 30th October 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH head coach AITOR Karanka has revealed on loan midfielder Milos Veljkovic will get a chance to impress soon.

Match Analysis: Manchester City 0 Newcastle United 2

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9:51pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

IF this was Newcastle United not prioritising the cup competitions, goodness knows what they’d be capable of if they started taking them seriously.

Match Ratings: Man City 0 Newcastle 2

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10:06pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Match ratings and statistics from Newcastle United's remarkable 2-0 win at Manchester City in the Capital One Cup

Ryan Taylor returns to Newcastle line-up

The Advertiser Series: Making progress: Ryan Taylor could be back playing before October

7:04pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

RYAN TAYLOR returns to Newcastle United's starting line-up for the first time since August 2012 as Alan Pardew's side take on Manchester City in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup tonight.

Newcastle defender happy to have eased some of the pressure on Pardew

The Advertiser Series: BIG WIN: Daryl Janmaat is delighted that Sunday's 2-1 win at Spurs helped strengthen Alan Pardew's position as Newcastle boss

10:32pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

DARYL JANMAAT insists Newcastle United’s players are firmly behind Alan Pardew, and is delighted back-to-back victories have lifted some of the pressure off the club’s embattled boss.

Gibson hoping for a double delight as his Middlesbrough career blossoms

The Advertiser Series: BIG YEAR: Ben Gibson is targeting success with both Middlesbrough and England this season

4:12pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

WITH a potential appearance at next summer’s European Under-21 Championships accompanying the possibility of winning promotion to the Premier League with Middlesbrough, Ben Gibson has admitted that the next eight months could help define his career.

Llambias jets in to Rangers role

The Advertiser Series: BACK AT THE HELM: Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley in the stands with chairman Derek Llambias (right) – Llambias is due to begin work at Rangers

10:42am Tuesday 28th October 2014

DEREK LLAMBIAS jetted into Glasgow last night and told the Rangers fans they should be excited by what Mike Ashley has got in store for their club.

Perez aims to emulate Remy and be a success on Tyneside

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9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

NEWCASTLE United match-winner Ayoze Perez hopes he can emulate former striker Loic Remy and be a success on Tyneside after revealing he had offers from Real Madrid and Barcelona before moving to St James’ Park.

Dimi still hungry to succeed after reclaiming number one spot

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7:03am Tuesday 28th October 2014

HE is fast approaching his 36th birthday, but Middlesbrough goalkeeper Dimi Konstantopoulos admits he is as hungry as ever to succeed after reclaiming the number one jersey on Teesside.

Back to reality for Hartlepool United defender Sam Collins

The Advertiser Series: Sam Collins, Caretaker Manager of Hartlepool United shouts instructions - Photo mandatory by-line: Gary Day/Pinnacle - Tel: +44(0)1363 881025 - VAT Reg: 183700120 - Mobile:0797 1270 681 - 11/10/14 - SPORT - Football - League Two - Exeter City v Hartlepool

7:03am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WITH his stint as caretaker manager over, Sam Collins has returned to playing football; he can also start answering his phone as well.

Poyet could call on new boy at Crystal Palace after second defensive horror show

The Advertiser Series: MODEL PROFESSIONAL: Wes Brown		Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

7:03am Tuesday 28th October 2014

SUNDERLAND head coach Gus Poyet could hand Anthony Reveillere his Premier League debut in next Monday’s trip to Crystal Palace.

Graham move collapses as Poyet ponders changes

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5:04pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

DANNY Graham’s nightmare spell at Sunderland looks set to continue after his proposed move to Brentford collapsed.

Boro back to the top in Magpies victory

10:42am Tuesday 28th October 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH'S under-21 side secured a late win against North-East rivals Newcastle to go top of the table last night.

'Blame me for not eradicating Sunderland's horrible howlers' says Poyet after Arsenal win

The Advertiser Series: Game over: Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone was at fault for the crucial second goal for Arsenal but Sunderland were struggling to score any way

9:40am Monday 27th October 2014

'THINGS can only get better' has been chanted by fans at the Stadium of Light regularly during the last couple of years, but Gus Poyet is not sure that they have for Sunderland during his first 12 months in charge at the Stadium of Light.

Match Analysis: Darlington 3 Burscough 0

The Advertiser Series: Evo-stik league match at Heritage Park, Bishop Auckland between Darlington and Burscough.  Darlington's Amar Purewal opens the scoring.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (11928575)

7:34am Monday 27th October 2014

Darlington’s advantage at the top of the First Division North table is now three points. While Quakers eased to their eighth successive league win, nearest rivals Salford were held to a 2-2 draw by Mossley, and other challengers Droylsden lost 4-3 at Harrogate RA and Farsley lost 3-1 at lowly Padiham.

Hartlepool boss is planning changes

The Advertiser Series: Paul Murray

7:17am Monday 27th October 2014

PAUL MURRAY will set about trying to reshape his Hartlepool United squad this week.

Match Facts: How Pools rated at Cambridge

The Advertiser Series: Star man: Sam Collins

7:07am Monday 27th October 2014

Match statistics and player ratings from Cambridge United v Hartlepool United.

Match Analysis: Cambridge United 2 Hartlepool United 1

The Advertiser Series: Tommy Miller wins a header

7:04am Monday 27th October 2014

THREE minutes in and Paul Murray took a touch to control and pass the ball back to Scott Harrison.

Pardew's half-time home truths delivers victory for Magpies

The Advertiser Series: Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew celebrates victory as Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino (right) stands dejected on the touchline

7:03am Monday 27th October 2014

ALAN PARDEW admitted he was forced to deliver some home truths at half-time and remind his players to shake off the small-club approach and confront Tottenham on equal terms.

Match Analysis: Middlesbrough 1 Watford 1

The Advertiser Series: CLOSE: Kike rues a near miss during the Championship match between Middlesbrough and Watford at the Riverside Stadium

7:02am Monday 27th October 2014

AWAY from the hype, hullaballoo and the hyperbole of the Premier League, it was refreshing to see an honest game of football high on quality.

Fredericks happy to go on the attack for Middlesbrough

The Advertiser Series: Middlesbrough vs Blackpool at the Riverside Stadium Pictured is Boro's Ryan Fredericks and Blackpool's Edu Oriel

7:01am Monday 27th October 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH defender Ryan Fredericks revelled in his attacking role at the weekend – and longs for more of the same.

Sunderland fall in to relegation zone but Johnson insists 'we're not in crisis'

The Advertiser Series: Game over: Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone was at fault for the crucial second goal for Arsenal but Sunderland were struggling to score any way

6:35am Monday 27th October 2014

SUNDERLAND dropped back into the Premier League’s bottom three yesterday, but Adam Johnson insists the club is not in crisis after suffering back-to-back defeats which have significantly fractured confidence on Wearside.

Match report: Tottenham 1 Newcastle 2

The Advertiser Series: Ecstatic: Newcastle United players celebrate victory after the final whistle in front of the away fans

8:16pm Sunday 26th October 2014

THE last time Mike Ashley drew attention to himself in London, he was stood outside the Golden Lion pub in Soho, apparently making unguarded comments about Alan Pardew’s future ahead of the visit to Stoke.

Match ratings: Sunderland 0 Arsenal 2

The Advertiser Series: Man of the match: Alexis Sanchez's two goals separated the two sides

6:03pm Sunday 26th October 2014


Poyet left wondering when Sunderland will stop making mistakes

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9:08am Sunday 26th October 2014

GUS POYET is puzzled by the number of errors costing Sunderland after a further two were responsible for Sunderland’s latest miserable afternoon in the Premier League.

Darlington 3 Burscough 0 - video highlights

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12:01am Sunday 26th October 2014

Darlington today recorded an eighth successive win in all competitions by defeating Burscough 3-0. The victory extends Quakers' lead at the top of the table to three points as second-placed Salford City could only draw.

Match report: Cambridge 2 Hartlepool United 1

7:14pm Saturday 25th October 2014

PAUL MURRAY’S managerial career got off to a losing start, Hartlepool United falling to late defeat at Cambridge.

Darlington beat Burscough to extend lead at the top

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6:39pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Darlington 3 Burscough 0

Match report: Sunderland 0 Arsenal 2

The Advertiser Series: NEW DEAL? Sunderland defender Wes Brown  		Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

5:07pm Saturday 25th October 2014

SUNDERLAND were not quite as bad as the shambles at St Mary’s but it will feel just as bad for the Sunderland players tonight after gifting Arsenal victory at the Stadium of Light.

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