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Steven Gerrard reveals the secrets behind Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez's management style

Liverpool great Steven Gerrard has spoken about the style and management of Rafa Benitez ahead of Liverpool's trip to Newcastle ~ 15:20 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United U23s vs Wolves U23s LIVE: Gayle, Colback, Saivet and Aarons set to feature

Live updates as Peter Beardsley's Newcastle United take on Wolves' second string in a Premier League youth clash which will feature Dwight Gayle ~ 15:08 Chronicle Live


Rafa, 'the short blanket' and dual playmakers: Will Benitez ever start Merino and Shelvey together?

Newcastle United fans are excited by the prospect of Jonjo Shelvey and Mikel Merino starting together - so will it happen soon? ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez calls in Jack Colback and Henri Saivet from the cold for reserve clash with Wolves

Dwight Gayle and Rolando Aarons will also get a run out at St James' Park for the 7pm kick off ~ 13:39 Chronicle Live


Everything is Black and White Podcast Special: Should Tomer Hemed be banned?

The Chroncile Newcastle United team discuss whether Brighton's striker Tomer Hemed deserves to be banned for a 'stamp' on DeAndre Yedlin ~ 13:30 Chronicle Live


Joselu watch: Rafa values forward's all-round game - but doubts persist over his missed chances

Newcastle United forward Joselu has missed four clear-cut chances across two games - so could Dwight Gayle get a recall? ~ 11:49 Chronicle Live


Chris Hughton on Tomer Hemed's 'stamp' - and why Newcastle can console themselves despite defeat

Newcastle United slumped to a 1-0 defeat at Brighton and Hove Albion - but Tomer Hemed could have been sent off ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Joey Barton believes Tomer Hemed should be allowed to 'get on with it' after stamping incident

The FA may choose to look at the 'alleged' stamp by Tomer Hemed on United full-back DeAndre Yedlin ~ 10:53 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United loan watch: Struggles continue for Sels and Lazaar - even away from Tyneside

We review how Newcastle's loanees got on this week as a host of United players continue their development away from Tyneside ~ 10:24 Chronicle Live


Krul's interview, Merino's volley and Rafs's chat with Shelvey - moments you might have missed

Newcastle United fell to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Brighton and Hove Albion - but did you notice these incidents? ~ 10:13 Chronicle Live


Will Aleksandar Mitrovic return to Newcastle United's starting XI against Liverpool?

Newcastle United's Serbian striker is available again after a ban and Rafa Benitez was inevitably asked if he would walk back into the team ~ 09:00 Chronicle Live


Brighton 1-0 Newcastle analysis: Joselu's misses prove costly - but let's keep some perspective

Newcastle United slumped to defeat against Brighton and Hove Albion - bringing their three-game winning run to an abrupt end ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live


Steven Taylor recalls the team meeting that changed Newcastle United history

In what proved to be a pivotal moment in United's history a number of players revealed they wanted to leave in a heated meeting ~ 07:48 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez: Forget about the transfer window and focus on football

Rafa Benitez wants to move on from talk of the transfer window - despite admitting Newcastle United are short in some areas ~ 07:24 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez was left frustrated at The Amex - with Newcastle's finishing, defending and the referee

Newcastle United's three-game-winning run came to an end at The Amex as they slumped to a 1-0 defeat against Brighton and Hove Albion ~ 06:54 Chronicle Live


Chris Hughton shows his class again as he finally beats Newcastle United

Newcastle United's former boss Chris Hughton shows his class yet again after narrow win for Brighton at the Amex Stadium ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE - All the analysis as Benitez's Magpies fall to Brighton defeat

All the latest news, views and transfer gossip as we look ahead to Liverpool's trip to St James' Park ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Peter Beardsley names three Under-23 players who could shine for Newcastle United this season

The Magpies start a packed programme in the next two weeks with a home clash against Wolves ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez: I know our fans won't overreact to Brighton loss

Rafa Benitez feels he does not need to educate fans on exactly where Newcastle United are at the moment ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live



Were Newcastle's defender too nice to appeal Brighton's goal? Sky pundits' main talking points

Newcastle United went down to a 1-0 defeat at Brighton, and it was a day to forget for Rafa Benitez's men ~ 20:21 Chronicle Live


Brighton 1-0 Newcastle: When Matt Ritchie isn't on song, United struggle - 5 things we learned

Newcastle United suffered their first defeat in four Premier League matches as Brighton recorded a win over the Magpies ~ 19:30 Chronicle Live


DeAndre Yedlin reacts to Tomer Hemed's 'stamp': 'The FA will figure it out'

DeAndre Yedlin responds as Sky debate Tomer Hemed's stamp on the Newcastle right-back ~ 18:45 Chronicle Live


Frustrated Rafa Benitez reacts to Brighton defeat: 'Their goal is a clear foul'

Newcastle boss fail to take chances on a day when Brighton made home advantage count at the Amex Stadium ~ 18:26 Chronicle Live


Newcastle's winning run comes to an end at Brighton - your chance to rate the players

Tomer Hemed heads in the only goal of the game as Newcastle were beaten 1-0 by Brighton ~ 18:24 Chronicle Live


Brighton 1-0 Newcastle player ratings: Read Lee Ryder's marks as United go down to defeat

Newcastle United were beaten by a second half goal from Tomer Hemed - but who did the business and who let them down? ~ 17:59 Chronicle Live


'Double standards' - Newcastle fans raging after Tomer Hemed's 'stamp' on DeAndre Yedlin

Hemed's 'stamp' on Yedlin was unpunished, and Magpies fans are calling for retrospective action to be taken against the Brighton goalscorer ~ 17:58 Chronicle Live


'On to next week' - Newcastle fans not too despondent after Brighton defeat

The Magpies' winning run came to an end this afternoon as Tomer Hemed's second half strike was enough to separate the sides ~ 17:49 Chronicle Live


Brighton 1-0 Newcastle match report: Magpies get a wake-up call on the South Coast

Newcastle suffer a one-goal defeat on a disappointing day at the Amex ~ 17:17 Chronicle Live


'Unchanged and rightly so' - Newcastle fans react to Rafa Benitez's Brighton team selection

The Magpies have named an unchanged side for the trip to the AMEX Stadium as they look to extend their winning run to four games ~ 14:26 Chronicle Live


Robbie Fowler's fascinating insight into 'ruthless' Rafa Benitez and his football 'obsession'

The Liverpool legend played under the Newcastle manager between 2006 and 2007 and has spoken of his meticulous attention to detail ~ 13:42 Chronicle Live


Shelvey to return? The Newcastle side you would like to see face Brighton this afternoon

The Magpies go in search of a fourth successive Premier League win when they take on Brighton - here is how you would like them to line up ~ 12:38 Chronicle Live


Solly March could have been lining up for Newcastle rather than against them this afternoon

The Brighton star was set for a trial with the Magpies in 2011 while playing for Lewes but fate intervened ~ 12:23 Chronicle Live


Brighton vs Newcastle United LIVE: All the build-up and live match coverage as Magpies play Seagulls

Welcome to our live blog bringing you all the build up, team news and match coverage of the Magpies' trip to the Amex Stadium ~ 11:51 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez calls for realism at Newcastle United after Magpies achieve best position since 2012

Rafa Benitez forced to talk to players about expectations as Newcastle United hit their highest league position in half a decade ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Benitez on Ritchie, Brighton build up, injury updates

All the latest news, views and transfer gossip as we look ahead to Newcastle's long trip to Brighton ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez provides positive injury update on Florian Lejeune

After being injured against Tottenham Hotspur, the centre-back is close to making a return to first team action ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live


How Newcastle United are taking a welcome break from drama - thanks to Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United never seem too far away from trouble but Rafa Benitez has managed to bring tranquility to the training ground at Benton ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez predicting difficult game against early season strugglers Brighton

Newcastle United could be in third spot by Sunday night but Rafa Benitez knows his side will have to fight to earn it ~ 14:08 Chronicle Live


Liverpool fans can forget about Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez - he's ours now

Rafa Benitez's name keeps cropping up among Liverpool fans unhappy with Jurgen Klopp, but they can forget that now ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle 'did not receive many enquiries' for Tim Krul until Brighton showed interest - Benitez

Tim Krul left Newcastle United after 12 years at the club in order to sign for Brighton and Hove Albion on transfer deadline day ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Why Rafa Benitez should resist the temptation to shuffle his Newcastle United on Sunday

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez loves to rotate his team, but should stick with the same side at Brighton this weekend ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Mike Ashley understood to be prepared to sell Newcastle United for £380million

Mike Ashley was prepared to sell United to Chinese investors in the summer but is now ready to lower his demands ~ 09:12 Chronicle Live


The new 'pundit class' create noise around Newcastle United - but not much insight

Newcastle United's return to the Premier League has seen some strange opinions ~ 09:00 Chronicle Live


Mikel Merino and Jonjo Shelvey CAN play together in the same Newcastle XI, insists Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has successfully paired Mikel Merino and Isaac Hayden in midfield in recent weeks ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Christian Atsu not expecting an action replay of last season's visit to the Amex Stadium

Christian Atsu warns Newcastle United team-mates their mentality must be exactly right against Brighton ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Mikel Merino permanent deal will be done 'easily', insists relaxed Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United signed midfielder Mikel Merino on a season-long loan - Rafa Benitez is happy with him so far ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Christian Atsu: I had to accept the Championship was my level - now I will prove I'm Premier League

Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu signed for the Magpies on a permanent deal from Chelsea after a successful loan spell ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez reveals team pep talk before Brighton clash

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez warns great start will count for nothing without right attitude ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news live - Brighton build-up; Rafa set to keep faith with Joselu

All the latest news, views and transfer gossip as we look ahead to Newcastle's long trip to Brighton ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Joselu set to continue up front at Brighton as Rafa reveals what's impressed him about forward

Newcastle United forward Joselu missed a hat-trick of chances against former club Stoke City last weekend ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Rafa Benitez reveals advice he gave in-form Jamaal Lascelles about current praise he is receiving

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez twice sat down with captain Jamaal Lascelles this week amid talks of an England call-up    ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live


Why did Tim Krul's permanent move to Brighton only get announced this week?

Newcastle United boss Raa Benitez wishes Tim Krul all the best after his move to Brighton is confirmed as a done deal ~ 16:10 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez message to players: Keep up the great work but don't get too cocky

Newcastle United in their best position for five years but Rafa Benitez demands more of the same from his players not overconfidence ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


Brighton vs Newcastle team selector: Select your Magpies XI ahead of Premier League clash

Use our team selector tool to pick the Newcastle team you would start in the game against Brighton at the AMEX Stadium ~ 15:15 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United likely to be without Florian Lejeune for clash against Brighton

Magpies will continue to assess French defender with player still recovering from bad tackle from Harry Kane ~ 15:03 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez wants to see the same intensity from Newcastle United against Brighton

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has been speaking ahead of Sunday's televised game against Brighton - here's what he said ~ 13:26 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu is ready to prove his worth in the Premier League

Christian Atsu is ready to make the most of first team opportunities with Newcastle United ~ 12:34 Chronicle Live


Steve Howey explains why he believes Jonjo Shelvey AND Mikel Merino could start against Brighton

Newcastle United head to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday looking to record their fourth-straight Premier League victory ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez press conference LIVE: Newcastle boss faces media ahead of Brighton game

Live updates as from the Newcastle United boss as he looks ahead to Sunday's televised clash with fellow promoted side Brighton ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's start: How happy should we be? Our writers give their verdict

Newcastle United have three wins from their first five games, which is a fine start to life back in the Premier League ~ 11:25 Chronicle Live


Freddie Woodman on protecting his 'brothers' and why Show Racism the Red Card is so important

Newcastle United players past and present, male and female, were in attendance for a Show Racism the Red Card event at St James' Park ~ 11:09 Chronicle Live


Newcastle won the title but Garry Monk claims Fulham were the 'best team' in Championship last term

Rafa Benitez led Newcastle United to the Championship title last season, while Fulham finished sixth in the table ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Will Merino and Shelvey both start at Brighton? How has Joselu responded? Issues for Benitez

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez faces the media at 1.30pm ahead of the Magpies' trip to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


TV pundits predict Newcastle United's winning streak to come to an end at Brighton

Newcastle United travel to Brighton this Sunday hoping for victory number four but the TV pundits can't see it happening ~ 09:21 Chronicle Live


DeAndre Yedlin admits he's in a battle with three other players for the right-back slot

Newcastle United star is back from injury but knows he can't take anything for granted with others competing well for right-back slot ~ 09:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United scouts assigned Rafa Benitez's wish-list for next two windows

Rafa Benitez does not want to make the same mistakes in the next two trading periods as he looks to rebuild Newcastle United ~ 08:17 Chronicle Live


Chris Hughton predicts Newcastle United's clash with Brighton will be a 'close game'

Chris Hughton still feels Brighton and Newcastle United "similar" teams despite contrasting starts to the season ~ 07:34 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United can take full advantage of Brighton's poor start to life in the Premier League

The Magpies have stunned football observers after climbing into the top four and have a chance to continue that on the south coast ~ 07:28 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez's unprecedented overhaul: Tim Krul's exit means TEN long servers have gone in 18 months

Newcastle United allowed Tim Krul to leave - new longest serving list has a strange look to it ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE: Rafa Benitez to face the media ahead of Brighton trip

All the latest news, views and transfer gossip as we look ahead to Newcastle's long trip to Brighton ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Mikel Merino reveals why Rafa Benitez is the manager who can help him reach his full potential

Newcastle United signed Mikel Merino from Borussia Dortmund on an initial season-long loan deal over the summer ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Newcastle United must find a regular goalscorer to keep up with the Premier League leaders

Rafa Benitez's side are enjoying the heady heights of fourth place in the Premier League, but they have much to do to stay there ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


'Everyone was singing at me': Jose Enrique on the day he played in goal - and his Newcastle hero

Former Newcastle United left-back Jose Enrique on his highs and lows at St James' Park ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live


The Everything is Black and White Podcast: How do you listen to the episodes?

All you need to know about getting involved with our weekly Everything is Black and White podcast ~ 15:32 Chronicle Live


Scrapping the Carabao Cup would benefit the few, not the many - England's non-elite clubs need it

Jose Mourinho claims English clubs would do better in Europe if the League Cup was disbanded - but Chris Waugh says that can't happen ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Tim Krul 'loved' Newcastle but is now ready to fight for Brighton's number one spot

Tim Krul leaves Newcastle United after a 11 years and rejoins forces with Chris Hughton down on the south coast ~ 14:00 Chronicle Live


Shay Given asks fans why they should come to his launch party and is inundated with replies

Newcastle United legend Shay Given is set to launch his autobiography at private party in Dublin - here's how you could be there ~ 12:29 Chronicle Live


Jose Enrique exclusive: The truth about those top six comments - and turning down a Newcastle return

Newcastle United's former left-back Jose Enrique opens up in an exclusive interview with ChronicleLive ~ 12:26 Chronicle Live


Jurgen Klopp laments Liverpool's away schedule ahead of Reds' trip to Newcastle on Sunday week

Newcastle United host Liverpool at St James' Park a week on Sunday, the fourth of five straight away games in all competitions for the Reds ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Gary Speed joins fellow greats Shearer, Milburn and Keegan in National Football Musuem Hall of Fame

Former Newcastle United midfielder Gary Speed tragically died in 2011, following a distinguished playing career spanning two decades ~ 10:48 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United fans - these original turnstiles from St James' are going up for auction

The unique and historical items will go under the hammer at Jarrow Auctions and give fans a rare chance to own a piece of club history ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Tim Krul - one of Newcastle United's best? Chris Waugh and John Gibson discuss best ever Premier League XI

Tim Krul has moved to Brighton permanently but did Chris Waugh and John Gibson put him into United's best ever Premier League side ~ 09:34 Chronicle Live


Live Premier League football on Amazon Prime? Why the next TV rights deal may be even more lucrative

Newcastle United earned more than £100m from promotion - but the Premier League could be set to become even more wealthy ~ 09:32 Chronicle Live


How David Ginola is extremely lucky to be alive today after 'dying' for 9 minutes in 2016

The winger for dazzled for Newcastle United in the 1990s collapsed while playing a friendly football match with friends in his native France ~ 08:05 Chronicle Live


Newcastle star Matt Ritchie warns: Don't get carried away - 40 points is still our aim

Winger Matt Ritchie has impressed this season but despite the club's good start wants to keep grounded ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Jamaal Lascelles sums up the attitude of Newcastle United squad right now

Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles eager to ensure nobody gets carried away despite the club's rise to the top four ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE: Ritchie says Magpies are staying grounded

All the latest news, views and transfer gossip as we look ahead to Newcastle's long trip to Brighton ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


When Newcastle United's bandaged-up Alan Shearer put Sunderland to the sword

Goals from Alan Shearer and Craig Bellamy sink relegation-bound Sunderland at St James' Park on this day 15 years ago ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Wed, 20 Sep 2017
The uplifting story behind Rafa Benitez meeting the NUFC Foodbank - just an hour before kick-off

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez met the volunteers of the NUFC Foodbank before the Stoke game ~ 17:53 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's form is making people stand up and take notice in the betting markets

The Magpies' three wins in a row have propelled them into the top four of the table, leading to an interesting trend in the betting market ~ 15:37 Chronicle Live


'Strange timing' - Newcastle fans react as Tim Krul completes a permanent move to Brighton

After 12 years at Newcastle, the Dutch keeper has signed a permanent deal with the Seagulls, having initially joined on a season-long loan ~ 14:57 Chronicle Live


Jermaine Jenas praises Newcastle United's Jamaal Lascelles for his leadership heading into Brighton

Former Newcastle United midfielder Jermaine Jenas has praised Rafa Benitez and Jamaal Lascelles as the Magpies look for win no.4 ~ 14:26 Chronicle Live


Brighton agree deal to sign Tim Krul on a permanent transfer - and he can now play on Sunday

Tim Krul leaves Newcastle United after 12 years as Brighton turn loan deal into a permanent one ~ 14:00 Chronicle Live


DeAndre Yedlin focused on beating Brighton - not staring at the Premier League table

After a week in the top four of the Premier League, DeAndre Yedlin is now eager to continue United's winning streak ~ 13:22 Chronicle Live


Dean Saunders and Glenn Hoddle left impressed with Rafa Benitez and Newcastle United

TV pundits Saunders and Hoddle believe that Benitez will already be looking ahead to the January transfer window ~ 12:12 Chronicle Live


The next two Newcastle rising stars? Peter Beardsley's praise for Sean Longstaff and Ivan Toney

Newcastle United legend Peter Beardsley delighted with in-form youngsters after impressing at Blackpool and Wigan ~ 11:21 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United revealed to have the youngest starting squad in the Premier League

Rafa Benitez is moulding his young Newcastle United side into a team which is exciting Magpie fans this season ~ 10:54 Chronicle Live


Tim Krul is fully fit but ineligible to face his Newcastle United this weekend

Newcastle United's on loan stopper won't face his team-mates this weekend during clash on south coast ~ 10:49 Chronicle Live


Newcastle head to Brighton as favourites - and I see no reason why they won't make it four in a row

Columnist Mick Quinn believes Newcastle United are playing well enough to beat anyone at the moment ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


What Joselu must do to put his Stoke misses behind him and starting scoring for Newcastle

Columnist Mick Quinn reveals what he used to do as a Newcastle United striker when he had a bad game in front of goal ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live



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