Newcastle United



Cardiff's direct threat poses new challenges for Newcastle - and it comes at worst time for United

Newcastle United host Cardiff City at St James' Park in their most important match of the season so far on Saturday afternoon ~ 18:00 Chronicle Live


Strasbourg's Kenny Lala would be a good addition to Newcastle United - and here's why

Newcastle United have been linked with Kenny Lala of Strasbourg - his contract at the French club expires in the summer ~ 17:54 Chronicle Live


Five reasons to keep positive with Newcastle United amid the gloom on Tyneside

Things are looking gloomy on Tyneside but here are five reasons to keep a bit of faith ahead of the rest of the season ~ 17:40 Chronicle Live


Jake Humphrey has lucky escape after horror crash on way home from Newcastle United game

The BT Sport presenter suffered a 'few bumps and bruises' in a crash after Newcastle United's FA Cup win ~ 16:07 Chronicle Live


How fortune finally favoured Newcastle in FA Cup tie - but luck is now needed in Premier League now

Newcastle United advanced into the FA Cup fourth round after finally seeing off Blackburn Rovers in extra-time at Ewood Park ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


Ayoze Perez says FA Cup battling display at Blackburn proves Newcastle players care

The Magpies fought hard against Rovers and booked a place in round four against Watford ~ 14:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United to make decision on Elias Sorensen in due course as Oxford United make loan enquiry

The Magpies have a long list of candidates to take Elias Sorensen on a loan deal after scoring 19 goals this term ~ 13:46 Chronicle Live


The inside story of the 8 minutes of madness that summed up Newcastle's crazy FA Cup replay win

Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles remained on the field at Ewood Park for eight minutes, despite clearly struggling with injury ~ 12:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez reveals the freak reason why Kenedy missed Blackburn game

The Magpies had to battle on without the South American winger at Ewood Park ~ 12:12 Chronicle Live


Rafa's on-field Newcastle teamtalk, and Lascelles' inexplicable injury saga - moments you missed

Newcastle United saw off Blackburn Rovers in extra-time of their FA Cup third-round replay in an eventful encounter at Ewood Park on Tuesday night ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Cal Roberts reflects on 'dream come true' after netting first senior goal for Newcastle United

The winger hadn't played since 2015 in the first team but took 22 minutes to get his first senior goal in FA Cup clash ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE - Magpies still yet to make fresh move for Miguel Almiron

Welcome to our Newcastle United live blog as the Magpies look to make additions to their squad in January ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Why Rafa desperately needed this FA Cup win - even if Newcastle's triumph came at heavy price

Newcastle United will face Watford at St James' Park in the FA Cup fourth round after winning in extra-time at Ewood Park ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Newcastle United's FA Cup record under Mike Ashley labelled 'a travesty' by BBC commentator

Newcastle United needed extra time to make it through to the fourth round of the FA Cup ~ 23:49 Chronicle Live


Blackburn 2-4 Newcastle AET: A trio of scoring Geordies, but injuries mount up - 5 things we learned

Newcastle United eventually saw off Blackburn Rovers after a 120-minute-long replay at Ewood Park on Tuesday night ~ 23:07 Chronicle Live


'Congratulations' - Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer's message to Sean Longstaff and Cal Roberts

Sean Longstaff and Cal Roberts grabbed a goal each as United beat Blackburn Rovers 4-2 in the FA Cup ~ 23:05 Chronicle Live


Blackburn Rovers 2-4 Newcastle match report: Injury-hit United into the fourth round on crazy night

Newcastle United make it into the fourth round with a 4-2 extra time win at Ewood Park on a night when the Magpies lost Ciaran Clark and Jamaal Lascelles to injury ~ 22:25 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez post-match press conference LIVE - Everything NUFC boss said after Blackburn

Live coverage of Rafa Benitez's press conference after Newcastle United's game against Blackburn Rovers ~ 21:48 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United player ratings: How Lee Ryder rated the Magpies players in the first half

Newcastle United took on Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park in the third round replay - here is how Lee Ryder rated the United players ~ 20:40 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United team news: Rafa Benitez mixes it up for FA Cup replay as Cal Roberts starts

Newcastle United travelled to Ewood Park tonight looking to make progress in the FA Cup - here is the side that Rafa Benitez has picked for the Blackburn clash ~ 18:56 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United have not submitted a new bid for Miguel Almiron since December

United have stood still on Miguel Almiron transfer window with no fresh offer this month ~ 18:07 Chronicle Live


Blackburn Rovers vs Newcastle LIVE - Rafa Benitez set to make changes for third round replay

Live updates as Newcastle United take on Championship Blackburn Rovers in a third round replay in the FA Cup ~ 17:07 Chronicle Live


Frustrated with Newcastle's short corners? Here's why they do it, and why it tells you so much about Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United's short corners on Saturday caused plenty of frustration, but there's a good reason why they are doing it ~ 15:37 Chronicle Live


Former Newcastle forward Mick Quinn believes cup run can put smiles back on fans' faces

Quinn was talking about Newcastle's ambitions in the FA Cup and was also asked why he thinks things have gone wrong so far this term ~ 14:34 Chronicle Live


Sam Allardyce believes £300million is not an 'excessive value' for Newcastle United

Allardyce, who managed the club in 2007, believes owner Mike Ashley is genuine in his desire to sell the club despite cynicism from fans ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Who is Callum Roberts? The young winger in the Newcastle squad for FA Cup clash at Blackburn

Roberts has impressed at under-23 level this term and the 21-year-old has been called up to the Magpies squad for the trip to Ewood Park ~ 11:47 Chronicle Live


Why patience is set to pay off for Cal Roberts after Newcastle United first-team call-up

Magpies coach Ben Dawson is delighted to see Roberts in United's squad to take on Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup replay ~ 10:21 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United looking likely to leave it late to make signings in a difficult January window

Newcastle United are making heavy weather of the final window of Rafa Benitez's current contract but they are still looking to deals - even if none are close ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Former Sunderland and Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce distances himself from taking over as Huddersfield manager

Allardyce was made the Bookies favourite to replace David Wagner as manager at the John Smith's Stadium ~ 09:50 Chronicle Live


Former Newcastle forward Aleksandar Mitrovic reportedly involved in fight during yoga session with Fulham team-mate

Mitrovic had to be pulled apart from his team-mate during a scuffle in a team yoga session ~ 09:12 Chronicle Live


Fornite fans can compete for cash prizes at Newcastle tournament

Cash prizes will be awarded to the best players on each day, winners will get the chance to play for £25,000 in a final held in London ~ 08:31 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United target Miguel Almiron returns to Atlanta United training as speculation about his future continues

Rafa Benitez is keen to sign Almiron this month but his asking price and wage demands are some way off Newcastle's valuation ~ 08:29 Chronicle Live


Cardiff set to make huge transfer breakthrough ahead of crucial Premier League clash with Newcastle

The two sides face off on Saturday in what is set to be a huge game at the bottom of the Premier League table ~ 08:27 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez rejects claims Newcastle United don't care about the FA Cup

The Toon boss guided the club to the fourth round in the last two seasons but criticism is rife on Tyneside over fielding a weakened team ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live


Sean Longstaff reflects on full Premier League debut and is desperate for FA Cup start

The FA Cup replay has been looked upon as a hindrance for the Magpies but Longstaff is desperate for another chance in the first team ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United striker Elias Sorensen set to get loan exit confirmed

The Danish striker has been in superb form for Newcastle's Under-23s side this season ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE - Why Mark Douglas is confident Magpies will spend this January

Welcome to our Newcastle United live blog as the Magpies look to make additions to their squad in January ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Mon, 14 Jan 2019
Rafa Benitez looks to channel NUFC supporter anger at Ferdinand and Keys into 'siege mentality'

Rafa Benitez calls for the return of a siege mentality at St James' Park as external pundits show their ignorance about Newcastle matters ~ 22:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle U23s 4-2 West Brom U23s: Achraf Lazaar and Yannick Toure star in second string victory

The Magpies recovered from an early scare to secure three points against the Baggies in the Premier League 2 ~ 21:11 Chronicle Live


Former Sunderland midfielder's FA Cup message to Newcastle United

Jack Rodwell is backing his Blackburn Rovers side to knock Rafa Benitez's Magpies out of the FA Cup ~ 20:00 Chronicle Live


The reaction to Rio Ferdinand and Richard Key's defence of Mike Ashley shows the tide is turning

Rio Ferdinand has been criticised for his comments about Mike Ashley, Newcastle United and Rafa Benitez ~ 18:44 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez message to Newcastle United - ignore Rio Ferdinand and Richard Keys and 'keep the faith'

The Magpies are desperate for a win at Ewood Park but head to Lancashire with a host of injuries ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live


Mike Ashley will 'struggle' to sell Newcastle United for £300 million - full Sunday Supplement transcript

Journalist Dominic Fifield and Matt Dickinson spoke about the situation at Newcastle United including Rafa Benitez and Mike Ashley ~ 16:46 Chronicle Live


Geordie winger Cal Roberts included in Newcastle United's squad at Blackburn

Magpies Under-23 winger Roberts has impressed for the second string this season ~ 16:14 Chronicle Live


Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray discusses the difficulty of preparing to face Newcastle in the FA Cup

Nonetheless, the Rovers manager has promised his side will be positive when the Magpies make the trip to Ewood Park on Tuesday evening ~ 14:21 Chronicle Live


Why Rafa Benitez will 'protect' some Newcastle United players in FA Cup replay

The Magpies have to negotiate a third-round replay at Blackburn before Saturday's crucial Premier League match against Cardiff ~ 14:16 Chronicle Live


'Our supporters are quite clever' - Rafa Benitez responds to Rio Ferdinand's comments

BT Sport pundit Rio Ferdinand had said Newcastle United fans should be grateful for what Mike Ashley has done for the club ~ 13:55 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez Press conference LIVE: Newcastle United boss on FA Cup replay and transfers

All the latest from Magpies boss Benitez ahead of the FA Cup third-round replay with Blackburn Rovers tomorrow night ~ 12:59 Chronicle Live


What Newcastle United's transfer budget should be this month, as revealed by football finance experts

Rafa Benitez is struggling to get answers from the Newcastle United board on his budget, so we asked football finance journalists at Vysyble to crunch the numbers ~ 12:38 Chronicle Live


Blackpool manager Jimmy McPhillips confirms his interest in signing Newcastle forward Elias Sorensen on loan

Sorensen is currently the Premier League 2 Division Two's top scorer and could leave Newcastle on loan this month ~ 12:37 Chronicle Live


Blackpool manager Terry McPhillips confirms his interest in signing Newcastle forward Elias Sorensen on loan

Sorensen is currently the Premier League 2 Division Two's top scorer and could leave Newcastle on loan this month ~ 12:37 Chronicle Live


Blackburn Rovers vs Newcastle United: Lee Ryder's FA Cup preview ahead of replay at Ewood Park

The Magpies failed to get the job done at the first time of asking at St James' Park and now face a tough test against Rovers ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Why the FA Cup highlights the serious lack of ambition at Newcastle United under Mike Ashley

The Magpies have never made it beyond the fourth round on Ashley's watch, last reaching the latter stages in 2006 ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Former Newcastle forward Shola Ameobi outlines the player who could drag the Magpies to safety

Ameobi believes Newcastle have one key player who can make the difference in their battle against relegation ~ 10:48 Chronicle Live


Alan Shearer hits back at Rio Ferdinand's claims about Newcastle and owner Mike Ashley

Ferdinand's defence of Ashley drew widespread condemnation over the weekend and now Magpies legend, Shearer, has had his say ~ 08:55 Chronicle Live


Former Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye available on a free transfer after leaving Al Nasr

Cabaye's two-year contract with the UAE club was cut short after just six months at the club and he can be signed for free in January ~ 08:15 Chronicle Live


How Newcastle players will react to psychological blow of falling into bottom three for huge week

Ciaran Clark scored Newcastle United's goal at Stamford Bridge, but the Magpies eventually lost 2-1 to Chelsea in west London ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United in dire need of reinforcements but Mike Ashley can't see it

The Magpies fell short against Chelsea but could have emerged with something with a bit more quality ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


How Florian Lejeune's return can help Newcastle adapt their playing style, believes Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United's home form this season is woeful, but a tweak to their approach to games at St James' Park could help correct that ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE - Rafa on transfers, Blackburn build-up

Welcome to our Newcastle United live blog as the Magpies look to make additions to their squad in January ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez asked if Newcastle United will make a transfer breakthrough this week

The Toon boss looked fed up at Stamford Bridge after a wearing start to the year ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Sun, 13 Jan 2019
'To get that right, you have to spend money': Rafa on why Newcastle lack quality in final third

Rafa Benitez wants Newcastle United to sign at least three players during the January transfer window but is yet to be delivered any reinforcements ~ 22:30 Chronicle Live


To survive, Newcastle must drag someone else into the relegation spot - and that means Cardiff

The Magpies must be ruthless to maintain their Premier League status ~ 19:30 Chronicle Live


Exclusive: Florian Lejeune insists team spirit is good and Newcastle United WILL stay up

The centre-back is back in action after a five month lay off following a summer knee issue ~ 19:00 Chronicle Live


How Newcastle United and Mike Ashley face their week of reckoning, both on and off the pitch

Newcastle United host Cardiff City in a crucial Premier League relegation clash on Saturday, but progress in the transfer market must come first ~ 18:00 Chronicle Live


Is Blackburn vs Newcastle on TV, what time is kick-off and who is in the teams?

The Magpies take on Rovers for a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup - here is how you can follow it live ~ 17:33 Chronicle Live


Newcastle fan hopes Rafa Benitez resigns and tells 5Live he wants United to be relegated

One fan made his feelings about Mike Ashley abundantly clear on national radio last night after Newcastle slipped in to the Premier League's relegation zone ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


More ex-Newcastle United stars sign up for Gateshead FC fundraiser

Lee Bowyer and Brian Kilcline will be back on Tyneside for legends game later this year ~ 14:50 Chronicle Live


'Embarrassing' - Newcastle fans ridicule Richard Keys after bizarre tweet about Rafa Benitez

Richard Keys has said something so monumentally stupid we had to expose it - and your reactions to it ~ 14:20 Chronicle Live


Intimate, electric - and their own: Newcastle Eagles' new home is a fitting venue for their ambition

The Eagles Community Arena opened its doors for the first time - here's what Stuart Rayner made of the experience ~ 12:30 Chronicle Live


What exactly should Newcastle United fans be grateful for? The harsh reality of the Mike Ashley era

Newcastle United fans have seen the 'for sale' signs go up many times, so you can understand why they remain sceptical and not grateful ~ 12:30 Chronicle Live


How Rafa Benitez stayed dignified in his Press conference on testing day at Chelsea

Newcastle did not manage a point at Stamford Bridge but Rafa Benitez emerged with respect ~ 11:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United facing midfield dilemma ahead of FA Cup replay at Blackburn

Rafa Benitez must decide whether to risk Sean Longstaff at Ewood Park, with the youngster in line to feature against Cardiff ~ 11:07 Chronicle Live


Newcastle fans vent anger at Mike Ashley, and blood gushes down Lascelles' knee: moments you missed

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle United side lost 2-1 to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, as Magpies owner Mike Ashley attended his first game in two months ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Dissecting Rio Ferdinand's comments as he continues his defence of Newcastle owner Mike Ashley

Ferdinand was condemned for his defence of Mike Ashley on Saturday evening but it has not stopped him taking to Twitter this morning ~ 10:27 Chronicle Live


What Newcastle United need in the January transfer window - and if they'll get it

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is keen to bring in new arrivals this January but will he get who he wants? ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez insists Newcastle United will beat the drop in the Premier League

The Magpies battled hard but could not pick up what would have been a vital point ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE - Rafa Benitez contract twist revealed; Almiron deal latest

Welcome to our Newcastle United liveblog as the Magpies look to make additions to their squad in January ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Sat, 12 Jan 2019
Mike Ashley has witnessed Newcastle's shortcomings, and he's the one who can do something about them

Newcastle United fought well at Stamford Bridge, but eventually Chelsea's class told and the Blues triumphed 2-1 ~ 22:40 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez asked if he came face to face with Mike Ashley at Stamford Bridge

The Toon owner was back behind the scenes after his holiday with Benitez insisting he said nothing about transfers ~ 21:38 Chronicle Live


Chelsea 2-1 Newcastle: Clark being United's second top scorer says everything - 5 things we learned

Newcastle United slipped back into the relegation zone after losing to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening ~ 20:30 Chronicle Live


'I think that corner may be my lowest moment watching Newcastle United' - Fans fuming at last minute short corner

Newcastle United fans took to social media to voice their displeasure at a Matt Ritchie and Christian Atsu short corner ~ 20:22 Chronicle Live


Chelsea 2-1 Newcastle match report: United drop fears mount as valiant effort comes to nothing

Newcastle United drop into the bottom three on a day when results went against them and they failed to take anything from top four contenders Chelsea ~ 19:39 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez post-match press conference LIVE - Everything NUFC boss said after Chelsea

Live coverage of Rafa Benitez's press conference after Newcastle United's game against Chelsea ~ 19:15 Chronicle Live


'Deluded, clueless!' - Newcastle fans fume at Rio Ferdinand after his Mike Ashley comments

Rio Ferdinand’s pre-match comments on Mike Ashley and Newcastle United have prompted an angry reaction from supporters ~ 18:59 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United player ratings: Read Lee Ryder's half-time ratings from Stamford Bridge

Newcastle United took on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge - here is how Lee Ryder rated the players ~ 18:33 Chronicle Live


Rio Ferdinand's astonishing Mike Ashley defence prompts feisty exchange with Jake Humphrey: Read it all here

In an incredible exchange, Rio Ferdinand went up against Jake Humphrey to defend his views about Mike Ashley ~ 17:57 Chronicle Live


Mike Ashley arrives with Keith Bishop to attend his first Newcastle United game since November

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley adds a dash of intrigue by turning up at Stamford Bridge alongside PR man Keith Bishop ~ 16:52 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United team news: Sean Longstaff and Florian Lejuene start as Benitez makes changes

Newcastle United named Sean Longstaff and Florian Lejeune in the starting XI as they travelled to Stamford Bridge ~ 16:40 Chronicle Live


'We will stay up' - Rafa Benitez on relegation, transfers and his future

Newcastle Untied manager Rafa Benitez spoke about a host of things including his future, in an interview BT Sport ~ 16:21 Chronicle Live


Chelsea vs Newcastle LIVE - Magpies' injury crisis hits ahead of trip to Stamford Bridge

Newcastle United travel down to Stamford Bridge tonight looking for their first points of 2019 ~ 15:13 Chronicle Live


'Mike Ashley deserves credit for appointing him' - Tim Sherwood on Rafa Benitez and Newcastle United

Newcastle United Rafa Benitez has been left frustrated at transfer business this January - Tim Sherwood has shared his view ~ 13:47 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United linked to the next 'Blaise Matuidi' and PSG team mate - but what could they offer the Magpies?

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is looking to add to his squad this January and has been linked to two PSG youngsters ~ 13:14 Chronicle Live


Why Newcastle United can't sell Jonjo Shelvey - but it's nothing to do with his ability

Perhaps £20m for Jonjo Shelvey would be good business, but there's no guarantees Rafa Benitez would be allowed to replace him ~ 13:00 Chronicle Live


'It's devastating the situation we are in': BT Sport presenter Lynsey Hipgrave talks Newcastle United

Newcastle United fan Lynsey Hipgrave offers a damning assessment of the club's current predicament as BT Sport prepare to show next two matches ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United fans heading to Chelsea game delayed after person hit by train in Peterborough

Newcastle United fans have been stuck in delays on their way to London after a person was hit by a train in Peterborough ~ 11:14 Chronicle Live


Why Newcastle United can either be saved or condemned in this crucial month

January is massive for Rafa Benitez and Co on two fronts, with some key games as well as the transfer window ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez returns to Chelsea - the club where supporters never accepted him despite winning a European trophy

The Newcastle United boss is back in familiar surroundings but he is not expecting a warm welcome back ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez feels Chelsea are 'miles away' from Newcastle United in the money league

The Toon boss feels that money could talk again as Newcastle take on one of the top six ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez loves playing politics - but Ashley's Newcastle appears to have finally worn him down

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has cut a frustrated figure in recent weeks, with the Magpies yet to make a signing so far this month ~ 09:00 Chronicle Live



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