Newcastle United

Today

Rafa Benitez explains why a draw at Villa is a 'good result' for most teams - but not Newcastle

Newcastle United took a first-half lead against Aston Villa but the home side fought back to rescue a point after the break ~ 05:30 Chronicle Live

 

Was Chancel Mbemba injured at Villa? Or dropped? Rafa Benitez explains

Newcastle United defender Chancel Mbemba did not feature in the Magpies' matchday squad at Aston Villa ~ 04:30 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa 1-1 Newcastle: For all the emotions of Saturday this game could be quickly forgotten

The Magpies don't have time to worry about the minus points of the score draw against Roberto Di Matteo's side with Norwich's visit now imminent ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live

 

Yesterday

How Ciaran Clark silenced the Aston Villa boo boys on his return to former club

Republic of Ireland defender Clark wasted no time in showing Villa faithful he was 100% focused on task in hand with Newcastle ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live

 

Ciaran Clark offers insight into Rafa Benitez's rotation policy at Newcastle United

Toon defender Ciaran Clark believes every player is being kept on their toes by Benitez's no nonsense selection process at Newcastle this season ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live

 

Rafa Benitez comments on DeAndre Yedlin's Aston Villa display - and on right-back's ankle knock

Newcastle United right-back DeAndre Yedlin was forced off with an ankle knock at Villa Park - so will he be fit to take on Norwich City? ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live

 

Toon legends past and present turn out to honour John Gibson's 50 years covering NUFC

'Gibbo' was the guest of honour at a star-studded bash celebrating his five-decade career at the Chronicle ~ 19:51 Chronicle Live

 

John Gibson's celebration LIVE: Gala dinner to honour Gibbo's 50 years covering Newcastle United

The legendary football writer is guest of honour at a gala dinner tonight, and will be joined by sporting heroes from Shearer to Jack Charlton ~ 16:51 Chronicle Live

 

John Gibson's celebration RECAP: Gala dinner to honour Gibbo's 50 years covering Newcastle United

The legendary football writer is guest of honour at a gala dinner tonight, and will be joined by sporting heroes from Shearer to Jack Charlton ~ 16:51 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle's draw at Aston Villa was deflating - but that point could yet prove to be a precious one

Newcastle United dominated the first half at Villa Park but stuggled after the break - here's NUFC Writer Chris Waugh's analysis of the game ~ 16:30 Chronicle Live

 

Through relegation, awful cup exits and media bans - Gibbo has still managed to keep us all smiling

Some people have five minutes in journalism then run a mile - Gibbo is still going strong after 50 years! ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United were lucky Villa took so long to get it right - they should have been out of sight

Newcastle dominated for long periods agaisnt Aston Villa, but a failure to make their chances count cost them dearly ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live

 

Why Rafa Benitez is likely to keep the faith with Newcastle goalie Matz Sels

The United boss trawled through a list of goalkeepers during the summer before deciding Sels would get the chance to be number 1 ~ 14:21 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa 1-1 Newcastle: 'In truth, Villa were outplayed for large spells' How the Birmingham Mail covered the draw

A view from the opposition camp as Birmingham Mail writer Alex Dicken gives his verdict on the 1-1 draw ~ 14:03 Chronicle Live

 

50 years of covering Newcastle United - watch John Gibson look back over his career

John Gibson celebrates 50 years of covering Newcastle United for the Chronicle this year - there have been so many highs, and lows ~ 12:45 Chronicle Live

 

Roberto Di Matteo praises 'really strong' Newcastle - and lauds 'spirit' of his Aston Villa side

Newcastle United drew 1-1 at Aston Villa as Aaron Tshibola scored an 88th-minute equaliser to cancel out Tommy Elphick's own goal ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa 1 Newcastle 1 - match a glance - top shot, top save and how the goals were scored

Newcastle left the second city with only a point to show for their efforts, here's how the game panned out at Villa Park on Saturday night ~ 11:18 Chronicle Live

 

DeAndre Yedlin watch: American proves his lightning-quick pace will be vital to Newcastle at Villa

Newcastle United drew 1-1 at Aston Villa, with DeAndre Yedlin providing the cross which forced Tommy Elphicks to score an own goal ~ 10:09 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United news LIVE: What positives can Benitez take from Villa Park draw?

All the latest Newcastle United news, view and gossip as the Magpies focus on the job in hand of winning promotion to the Premier League ~ 09:54 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa 1-1 Newcastle fan pictures: Toon Army back Rafa Benitez's side at Villa Park

Another sell-out away support for Newcastle United this season, this time at Villa Park - see the pictures here ~ 09:30 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa 1-1 Newcastle: Read Chris Waugh's player ratings from a frustrating draw

Newcastle United held on to rescue a point at Villa Park after dominating the first half but struggling during the second 45 minutes ~ 08:30 Chronicle Live

 

Who was Newcastle United's star man against Aston Villa? Rate the players here

It was a disappointing end for Newcastle as they dropped two points right at the death at Villa - but did anybody stand out for you? ~ 07:30 Chronicle Live

 

'He needs taking out of the team for now' - Newcastle United fans discuss Matz Sels' performance

The Belgian's indecision led to Villa's late equaliser and Newcastle fans are beginning to lose patience with their new shot stopper ~ 06:30 Chronicle Live

 

Ciaran Clark says it feels like Newcastle United lost at Aston Villa

Clark picks up two star men awards at Villa Park but was still down in the dumps after the game ~ 04:30 Chronicle Live

 

Sat, 24 Sep 2016
Newcastle need to banish second-half Villa Park demons - they must get a result against Norwich

NUFC Writer Chris Waugh explains why Newcastle United cannot afford to let this second-half struggle at Villa Park linger in their minds ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live

 

Rafa Benitez opens up on whether Cheick Tiote could stay at Newcastle United

Ivory Coast midfielder made shock return to the team against Aston Villa but his future is still up in the air ~ 20:30 Chronicle Live

 

Rafa Benitez refuses to use hotly disputed corner as an excuse after Newcastle drop two points

Former Real Madrid manager Benitez says wasteful finishing is the only reason Newcastle failed to beat their Championship rivals Villa ~ 20:01 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa v Newcastle - Read Lee Ryder's star marks after clash at Villa Park

Newcastle took on Villa hoping to get back on track on the Sky Bet Championship - but had to settle for a point ~ 19:40 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa 1-1 Newcastle: DeAndre Yedlin more-than able deputy for Anita - 5 things we learned

Newcastle United just about held on to secure a draw at Villa Park - here's what NUFC Writer Chris Waugh learned from the game ~ 19:30 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa 1-1 Newcastle United report. Lee Ryder's verdict after clash at Villa Park

Rafa Benitez's Magpies hang on for a point in a game they should have put to bed by half-time ~ 18:46 Chronicle Live

 

'Yedlin > Cafu' - Newcastle United fans react to the American's brilliant assist

Yedlin's wicked delivery forced an own goal from Villa Captain, Tommy Elphick, as Newcastle lead Aston Villa 1-0 at half time. ~ 17:30 Chronicle Live

 

'Clark to get the winner' - Newcastle United fans react to Rafa Benitez's Aston Villa team selection

Rafa Benitez makes five changes to the team who beat Wolves in the EFL Cup, as he hopes Ciaran Clark can make an impact against his former club ~ 16:03 Chronicle Live

 

Ciaran Clark returns to face old club while Cheick Tiote makes shock return to the bench

Newcastle United boss rings the changes once again for trip to Villa Park in the Sky Bet Championship ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live

 

Mitrovic and Gayle to return: Here's the Newcastle United team you'd pick this evening

Rafa Benitez is set to rotate the squad once more and fans have voted to make seven changes to the team who beat Wolves in the EFL Cup ~ 15:04 Chronicle Live

 

When will Rafa Benitez tell his Newcastle players the United starting XI for Aston Villa clash?

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez predetermines whether some players will be rested in advance - but can leave decisions until the last moment ~ 13:00 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle United LIVE: Build-up, action and analysis from Villa Park

Live updates as Newcastle head to Championship rivals Aston Villa looking to prove their promotion credentials in front of the TV cameras ~ 12:37 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle United LIVE: Clark in for Mbemba, Tiote on the bench

Live updates as Newcastle head to Championship rivals Aston Villa looking to prove their promotion credentials in front of the TV cameras ~ 12:37 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle TV details: What time's kick off? Who's in the teams?

After tasting success in the EFL Cup on Tuesday, Rafa Benitez will hope his side can get back to winning ways in the Championship at Villa Park ~ 12:30 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle's defeat to Wolves makes their Villa Park trip a MUST-win

Newcastle United's defeat at Wolves means that Malcolm Macdonald sees Saturday as a must-win ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live

 

Rafa Benitez: Vurnon Anita will be a 'big miss' - but DeAndre Yedlin can step up

Newcastle United will be without Vurnon Anita for the first time in the Championship this season due to his three-match suspension ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live

 

Is it time to give Newcastle United number nine Dwight Gayle a strike partner?

Newcastle United have gone with one up front for most of this season - should that change? ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live

 

View from the opposition: Ex-Aston Villa star Lee Hendrie gives his verdict on Newcastle clash

Lee Hendrie knows about the good times at Villa Park and offers insight to exactly what state his old club are in ahead of Newcastle encounter ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle: Gouffran, clean sheets and 'revenge' - Why United can win at Villa Park

Newcastle United travel down to Birmingham to take on Aston Villa in a crucial Championship clash on Saturday ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United betting tips: Gouffran to inspire Newcastle to victory?

Ahead of Newcastle United's trip to Aston Villa we give you our betting lowdown, as the magpies look to get one over their Championship rivals ~ 08:30 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United could be on the brink of something special - which is why unity is key

Newcastle United's atmosphere against Wolves was not what attracted Rafa Benitez, says Mark Douglas ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live

 

Why Rafa Benitez was happy to play along with the 'big match' billing of Aston Villa vs Newcastle

Both teams have failed to hit the heights in recent years, but this game will still be hyped up by Sky Sports this weekend ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live

 

Rafa Benitez warns nobody in the Championship to take anything for granted this season

Newcastle go head to head with their old Premier League rivals in one of the most important weeks of the season for the Magpies ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle goalkeeper Matz Sels: I will improve - and adapt to physicality of English football

Newcastle United signed Matz Sels from Gent in the summer and he has kept four clean sheets but is still adapting to the English game ~ 06:30 Chronicle Live

 

Rafa Benitez relives pain of Villa draw - and admits he was contemplating Newcastle stay even then

Newcastle United's relegation was all-but confirmed at Villa Park in May - and Rafa Benitez admits it was a dispiriting day ~ 04:30 Chronicle Live

 

Matz Sels claims Championship teams are treating trip to St James' Park as their 'cup final'

Newcastle United goalkeeper says Magpies must double their efforts at home this season and silence away fans who turn up for a 'day out' ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live

 

Fri, 23 Sep 2016
Rafa Benitez demands 'consistency' as he explains why Newcastle's away form has improved

Newcastle United head to Villa Park looking to record their fourth straight victory away from home ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle: How many changes will Rafa make? Predict his starting line-up

Predict the starting line-up that Rafa Benitez will choose for the Championship clash with Aston Villa ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live

 

Are Aston Villa one of Newcastle United's biggest rivals now? Rank the Magpies' rivals

Have your say and rank the Magpies' rivals based on who is the biggest and most important using our ranking tool ~ 15:34 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United training pictures: Magpies training hard to get back on track at Villa Park

Newcastle dropped further behind league leaders Huddersfield last weekend, but look in good spirits in training ahead of their clash with Aston Villa ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live

 

'Rafa Benitez has Newcastle primed for this one' - Watch Chris Waugh's pre-Villa verdict

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez faced the media ahead of Aston Villa - here's NUFC Writer Chris Waugh's video verdict ~ 13:54 Chronicle Live

 

Rafa Benitez reveals why he didn't get down after Newcastle's defeat against Wolves

As Newcastle prepare to take on Aston Villa, Rafa Benitez calls for consistency from his side ahead of big game at Villa Park ~ 13:15 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle United fans feud: What the supporters are saying about a bitter new rivalry

It's a rivalry that has rose from the ashes ahead of tomorrow's Championship clash and Newcastle fans have been discussing the Villa 'rivalry' ~ 11:41 Chronicle Live

 

DeAndre Yedlin reveals who his role model will be this weekend if he plays at Aston Villa

Newcastle United's DeAndre Yedlin poised to start at Villa Park with Vurnon Anita suspended and Jesus Gamez struggling for fitness ~ 10:08 Chronicle Live

 

Is Aston Villa vs Newcastle a 'crunch match'? Who will replace Anita? Questions for Benitez

Newcastle United travel down to Villa Park on Saturday - and here's six questions for Rafa Benitez to answer in his pre-match Press conference ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live

 

You can play Fifa 17 now: Here's how to get early access to this year's game

Fans of Newcastle United and Sunderland can get an early glimpse of this year's game with ten hours of early access for XBox players ~ 09:58 Chronicle Live

 

Roberto Di Matteo vs Rafa Benitez: The battle between two former Champions League winners

Both have lifted the famous trophy to become champions of Europe but now face each other on a different stage ~ 09:49 Chronicle Live

 

From Champions League winner to 18th in the Championship - it's been some journey for Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo demands patience from his struggling Aston Villa team ahead of Newcastle United clash on Saturday ~ 08:56 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United news LIVE: Villa Park revenge mission plan, Benitez press conference at 1pm

All the latest Newcastle United news, view and gossip as the Magpies focus on the job in hand of winning promotion to the Premier League ~ 08:03 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United news LIVE: Rafa Benitez press conference at 1pm - here's what he said

All the latest Newcastle United news, view and gossip as the Magpies focus on the job in hand of winning promotion to the Premier League ~ 08:03 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United news RECAP: Rafa Benitez press conference at 1pm - here's what he said

All the latest Newcastle United news, view and gossip as the Magpies focus on the job in hand of winning promotion to the Premier League ~ 08:03 Chronicle Live

 

Mo Diame reveals he is working overtime in order to boost Newcastle United's goals for column

Senegal midfielder was just inches away from scoring against Wolverhampton Wanderers in League Cup and is hungry for goals ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle: Lee Ryder's prediction ahead of trip to Villa Park

It won't even be about revenge for Newcastle against Aston Villa, just picking up another three points for their promotion bid ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live

 

Why Mo Diame feels he can be Newcastle United's marathon man ahead of long Championship season

Newcastle midfielder Mo Diame knows all about the blood, sweat and tears needed to get through a full season in the second flight ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live

 

Thu, 22 Sep 2016
Daryl Murphy feeling benefit of taking his time but now he wants to get going at Newcastle United

Newcastle United striker Daryl Murphy had plenty of time to build up a rapport with his new team-mates before joining them on the field ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live

 

Joey Barton book: Ten surprising Newcastle United revelations you might have missed

No Nonsense by Joey Barton is definitely worth a read for the forensic detail it goes into with regard to Newcastle United ~ 19:00 Chronicle Live

 

Joey Barton's book is a fascinating portrait of life during Newcastle's most controversial period

Newcastle United went through a lot when Joey Barton was playing for them - No Nonsense is the first account of it ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United owe Aston Villa one - Saturday is the perfect time to deliver it

Newcastle United's form at Villa Park is a disappointment, says John Gibson - time to put it right ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live

 

Scott Sellars Q&A: What it's like being an Entertainer, THAT free-kick and how to become a pro

Sellars will lace his boots up for one last time for Newcastle, we caught up for a chat before the big legends game in October next month ~ 15:15 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United owe Aston Villa one - it's finally time for Toon fans to celebrate at Villa Park

A portion of Aston Villa fans celebrated Newcastle United's demise last season - and columnist Mick Quinn has not forgotten it ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle vs Aston Villa: Relegation fall-out, first meeting, biggest win - and more

As Newcastle United head to Aston Villa, how have the two clubs fared against each other over the decades? ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez promises: 'We will challenge' for EFL Cup as Preston date confirmed

Newcastle have made it to the quarter-finals of the League Cup just twice in 10 years, now the Magpies are on the brink of doing it again ~ 12:54 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle needed a kick up the backside - you can't become complacent in this league

Columnist Mick Quinn believes Newcastle United's defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers may turn out to be a blessing in disguise ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle: NUFC Editor Mark Douglas picks his team - with an interesting front two

Newcastle United Editor Mark Douglas tries his hand at second guessing Rafa Benitez's team for Saturday ~ 11:42 Chronicle Live

 

Why did Gael Bigirimana not make it at Newcastle United? His agent reveals all

Alan Pardew is blamed for mis-managing Gael Bigirimana at Newcastle United in an interesting new interview ~ 10:41 Chronicle Live

 

Isn't it refreshing to finally see Newcastle United take a cup competition seriously?

Columnist Mick Quinn is not getting carried away just yet, but he's glad Newcastle United are looking to progress in the EFL Cup ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live

 

YouTube sensations The Sidemen are heading to Newcastle on a WHSmith book tour next month

A secret Newcastle location will host YouTube stars The Sidemen as they take to the road to meet fans and sign copies of their book ~ 09:18 Chronicle Live

 

Joey Barton book: Why Newcastle fans won't be able to put Barton autobiography down

Barton speaks openly and honestly in new publication and offers genuine insight to some chaotic times at St James' Park ~ 08:30 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United flop Steve McClaren may have finally landed a new job

Newcastle United was not the club for Steve McClaren, but there are reports he is being lined up for a new role in football ~ 08:08 Chronicle Live

 

Joey Barton book: Former Toon star claims he swapped insults with club legend at Anfield

Joey Barton lifts lid on red card that resulted in him being suspended by the club for the final few weeks of 2008/09 season ~ 07:30 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United news LIVE: Rafa Benitez plotting Aston Villa revenge mission - more team changes expected

All the latest Newcastle United news, view and gossip as the Magpies focus on the job in hand of winning promotion to the Premier League ~ 07:05 Chronicle Live

 

Matt Ritchie on why 'mentality' will set Newcastle apart from their Championship rivals

Newcastle United winger Matt Ritchie refuses to label the league defeat to Wolves as a 'blip', insisting the Magpies will lose games ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live

 

Matt Ritchie on why he was 'due a goal' for Newcastle before his strike against Wolves

Newcastle United winger Matt Ritchie scored one and provided the other during the Magpies' 2-0 EFL Cup victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers ~ 06:30 Chronicle Live

 

Joey Barton book: Former Newcastle man's red card at Liverpool fully explained

Barton reveals that red card against Liverpool was the end product of a bitter spat with Xabi Alonso ~ 06:30 Chronicle Live

 

Joey Barton book: What happened during the dressing room bust-up in 2011 at Elland Road

Joey Barton speaks openly about his reasons for falling out with Alan Pardew at Leeds in a row that eventually resulted in him leaving the club ~ 05:30 Chronicle Live

 

Joey Barton book: Former Newcastle star reveals how Toon players opposed appointment of Alan Pardew

Barton claims stormy meeting with former managing director Derek Llambias resulted in first team players rejecting the idea of Pardew being boss ~ 04:30 Chronicle Live

 

Ciaran Clark opens up on why he quit Aston Villa for Newcastle United

Clark says he'd seen "a lot of stuff" at Villa over eight years and needed change of scenery meaning he grasped chance to play for Rafa Benitez ~ 04:30 Chronicle Live

 

Wed, 21 Sep 2016
Newcastle United EFL Cup fourth-round draw: Magpies to host fellow Championship side in last 16

Rafa Benitez has insisted he will take the cup seriously - and Newcastle United have a good chance of reaching the last eight now ~ 21:44 Chronicle Live

 

EFL Cup draw: Who will Newcastle United draw? Club to learn their fate

All the latest Newcastle United news, view and gossip as the Magpies focus on the job in hand of winning promotion to the Premier League ~ 19:35 Chronicle Live

 

EFL Cup draw RECAP: Newcastle United draw Preston North End in the last 16

All the latest Newcastle United news, view and gossip as the Magpies focus on the job in hand of winning promotion to the Premier League ~ 19:35 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle United FIFA 17 ratings: How do the Magpies players rate in upcoming game?

Find out how the Newcastle United players will rate on FIFA 17 compared to last years game FIFA 16 ~ 18:00 Chronicle Live

 

Matt Ritchie big interview: On Paolo Di Canio, Rafa Benitez, Newcastle move and his 'magic hat'

Newcastle United winger Matt Ritchie has been a hit since joining the Magpies - here, NUFC Writer Chris Waugh sits down for an exclusive chat ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live

 

Daryl Murphy will never be a Gallowgate Galactico but he can get best out of Newcastle United

August signing Daryl Murphy is not a player to get bums off seats, but the striker can help get more out of players like Mohamed Diame ~ 14:30 Chronicle Live

 

What happened next for the players Rafa Benitez sold this summer? It's been a struggle for some

Newcastle United's summer of change saw plenty of players leave - but it's not been a bed of roses for those who departed ~ 12:30 Chronicle Live

 

Aston Villa vs Newcastle: 'Why are NUFC fans so sensitive?' A Villa perspective on the rivalry

Newcastle United head to Aston Villa on Saturday for the latest instalment of a curious rivalry ~ 11:04 Chronicle Live

 

Newcastle got back to basics in Wolves win - and that's why the smile was back on Benitez's face

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle United have won seven games this season - and the Reading victory is the exception which proves the rule ~ 10:47 Chronicle Live

 

 

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