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Newcastle United news round-up: Alan Pardew, Gini Wijnaldum and Florian Thauvin

The top Newcastle United stories from Sunday, April 23 as Rafa Benitez looks to clinch promotion back to the Premier League ~ 16:42 Chronicle Live


Could Newcastle United still win the title? Alan Pardew thinks it's possible

Former Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew gives his view on the title race and why Rafa Benitez needs spending money ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle vs Preston: Your chance to pick the Magpies' starting eleven

Newcastle welcome Preston North End to St James' Park this week in the penultimate home game of the campaign ~ 14:10 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez reveals what he told Newcastle United players this week

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez knows all about the buzz of a big game - here's what players were briefed at training ~ 13:50 Chronicle Live


Could Newcastle flop Florian Thauvin end up at Bayern Munich?

Winger Florian Thauvin is impressing in France and his team mate has linked him with a move to Bayern Munich ~ 12:58 Chronicle Live


Alan Pardew says lack of focus from Yohan Cabaye and pals resulted in Newcastle decline

Alan Pardew gives reasons why Newcastle United never built on finishing fifth back in 2012 ~ 10:42 Chronicle Live


Alan Pardew reveals he did not have to leave Newcastle United in 2014

Alan Pardew has appeared on Sky's Goals on Sunday and made an interesting revelation about his Toon departure ~ 10:24 Chronicle Live


Newcastle vs Preston: Lee Ryder's prediction ahead of promotion decider

Newcastle United can seal promotion with three points against Preston in front of a full house at St James' Park ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Gini Wijnaldum reveals why his Newcasle United move turned sour

Dutch international Gini Wijnaldum says he is happy to be playing for a big club after quitting Newcastle ~ 08:52 Chronicle Live


'The present is priority' - Benitez on how he rebuilt Newcastle squad to challenge for promotion

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez offloaded more than 20 relegated players and signed 12 in order to make the Magpies into promotion contenders ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez reveals what Aleksandar Mitrovic must do to cement Newcastle United starting spot

Newcastle United forward Aleksandar Mitrovic has started just nine league games all season, but has four goals in two matches against Preston ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Magpies ready for day of destiny, Benitez on Preston

All the latest news, opinion and analysis as Newcastle United's rivals miss out on the chance to close the gap on automatic promotion places ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live



Rafa Benitez explains precisely why promotion would be a 'great achievement' for Newcastle

Newcastle United are second in the table, seven points behind leaders Brighton and Hove Albion with a game in hand ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez's biggest job at Newcastle United is still to come, says Kevin Keegan

Kevin Keegan led Newcastle United out of the second tier and into some glorious times in the Premier League - but has a warning for Benitez ~ 19:15 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United can win promotion on Monday: Everything you need to know after Saturday's results

Huddersfield Town and Reading both slipped to defeats on Saturday afternoon - paving the way for Newcastle United to go up on Monday ~ 16:27 Chronicle Live


Siem de Jong on his Newcastle frustrations - and how he's taking inspiration from Cristiano Ronaldo

Newcastle United signed Siem de Jong from Ajax for £6m during the summer of 2014, but he has suffered from a string of injury problems ~ 13:12 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United transfers: Magpies swoop to sign teenage centre-back from Everton on trial

Josef Yarney is out of contract at the end of the season with Newcastle considering permanent deal ~ 10:06 Chronicle Live


Have Newcastle United's players got the bottle to finish the job? We're about to find out

The Magpies' recent poor run has put all their hard work at risk - but their future is still very much in their own hands ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez explains why Daryl Murphy is a 'calming' influence for his Newcastle team-mates

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez talks about Daryl Murphy's experience in the Championship and why it has been crucial this season ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez names the reasons why Newcastle United still aren't up yet

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez stayed calm ahead of the clash with Preston North End - here's what he said ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Video captures supporters' reaction to fan being arrested outside St James' following Leeds game

Video shows fans' reaction as a man is led away by police following a clash between Leeds and Newcastle at St James' Park ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez must pick a Newcastle United XI which has courage, not fear

Who should start for Newcastle United on Monday against Preston? This is what I think Rafa Benitez should consider when picking his side ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez: Newcastle asked EFL to reconsider referee Andrew Madley's appointment for Preston

Huddersfield-born referee Andrew Madley has been selected to officiate Newcastle United vs Preston - something which 'surprised' Benitez ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Isaac Hayden demands response from team-mates after Ipswich loss

Newcastle midfield man Isaac Hayden accepts performance at Portman Road was substandard ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Will Huddersfield slip up to edge Magpies closer to promotion?

All the latest news, opinion and analysis as the Magpies manager holds his Press conference before Monday's match with Preston ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Fri, 21 Apr 2017
Rafa Benitez sends letter to Chris Hughton congratulating him on leading Brighton to promotion

Former Newcastle United boss Chris Hughton secured promotion with Brighton and Hove Albion on Easter Monday ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's slim Championship title dream is still alive as Brighton lose at Norwich

Two own goals from Brighton goalkeeper David Stockdale saw Chris Hughton's side lose at his former club Norwich City ~ 20:46 Chronicle Live


Preston boss hails Rafa Benitez's transfer business as Newcastle stand on the verge of promotion

Simon Grayson's Preston side stand in the way of the Magpies and possible promotion on Monday and he wants his side to rough up the Magpies ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


The Everything is Black and White Podcast: Just how important is Ciaran Clark?

The Newcastle United sports desk are back with their podcast addressing the latest issues at Newcastle United ~ 17:12 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez's Press conference Q&A: All you need to know as Newcastle boss prepares for Preston

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez faced the media on Friday ahead of Monday's clash with Preston North End - and here's what he talked about ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United transfers: Tammy Abraham new name bookies favour for Magpies move

Tammy Abraham has netted 22 goals for Bristol City this season while on loan from Chelsea and Ladbrokes expect him to join Newcastle this summer ~ 15:36 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez says he trusts referee Andrew Madley ahead of Preston clash

Rafa Benitez has been left surprised by decision to hand Huddersfield-born referee the Preston game at St James' Park on Monday night ~ 14:53 Chronicle Live


Newcastle's Ciaran Clark back in training and in the frame for Preston North End clash

Newcastle United defender Ciaran Clark has recovered from a knee injury and could face Simon Grayson's team on Monday ~ 12:20 Chronicle Live


Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly keen to sign Newcastle United flop Florian Thauvin

Thauvin struggled at Newcastle but has been in blistering form for loan side Marseille this season - prompting interest from Spurs ~ 11:48 Chronicle Live


Brighton manager Chris Hughton is still 'very fond of Newcastle' and hopes they are promoted

Brighton have already won promotion and can seal the Championship title this evening but he hopes it is his former club joining them in the top two ~ 10:29 Chronicle Live


Ugo Ehiogu passes away: Newcastle United stars pay tribute to ex-England defender

Ugo Ehiogu died aged just 44 after a career which saw him line-up for Aston Villa, Middlesbrough and Rangers among others ~ 10:09 Chronicle Live


Why Preston are determined to spoil Newcastle United's party on Monday night

Newcastle United will look to take big step towards promotion against Preston, but the visitors will arrive at St James' Park with a point to prove ~ 09:07 Chronicle Live


Are Ciaran Clark and Dwight Gayle fit? Can Newcastle players handle the run-in? Issues for Benitez

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez faces the media at 1pm - and here's seven questions he'll be asked this afternoon ~ 09:02 Chronicle Live


Newcastle need our help to get over the line - because they don't seem capable themselves

Columnist Mick Quinn believes the Newcastle United players need a lift from supporters in order to secure promotion ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Rafa Benitez speaks at 1pm ahead of massive weekend

All the latest news, opinion and analysis as the Magpies manager holds his Press conference before Monday's match with Preston ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


DeAndre Yedlin on why there will be a response from Newcastle vs Preston - and his own fitness

Newcastle United will spend the week looking for solutions on the training ground after Ipswich Town defeat ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Thu, 20 Apr 2017
Why scoring for Newcastle against Manchester United changed Andrew Cole's life

Andrew Cole hit 41 goals for Newcastle United in their first season back in the Premier League, but the first one made all the difference ~ 20:00 Chronicle Live


Regaining momentum is key for Newcastle - it would have ramifications far beyond just promotion

Newcastle United writer Chris Waugh argues that a positive end to the campaign would provide the ideal foundations for the Premier League ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


Andy Carroll up front for Sunderland? How Newcastle United players made this Black Cats XI

It might be difficult to imagine the likes of Andy Carroll and Paul Dummett in Sunderland shirts - but this is one unlikely way to make it happen ~ 17:27 Chronicle Live


Newcastle fans have enjoyed the Championship, but inevitably the novelty is now wearing off

NUFC Writer Chris Waugh argues that Newcastle United's season in the Championship has benefitted the club - but another is unthinkable ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live


David Prutton not only backs Newcastle United to win - he even thinks they'll go up this weekend

Newcastle United fans have often questioned David Prutton's predictions this season, but the Sky Sports pundit is finally backing the Magpies ~ 16:04 Chronicle Live


Is Newcastle vs Preston on TV? What time is kick-off? Who is in the teams?

The Magpies could possibly seal promotion to the Premier League on Monday - here is how you can follow it live ~ 14:04 Chronicle Live


Premier League finances should be back on track after 2015-16 losses if Newcastle United return

Premier League clubs turned a pre-tax profits despite record revenues in 2015-16, but Deloitte are expecting the new TV deal to set that right ~ 12:30 Chronicle Live


All three Newcastle players deserve 'special' PFA Team of the Year accolade - Lascelles included

Columnist and former Newcastle United striker Mick Quinn recalls his pride at being named in the PFA Team of the Year three times ~ 12:14 Chronicle Live


Alex Neil: 'Huddersfield let them off the hook - but I fully expect Newcastle to win promotion'

The former Norwich manager believes Newcastle are still certainties for promotion despite a stuttering end to the season ~ 11:51 Chronicle Live


PFA Championship team of the year: Three Newcastle players who will feel hard done by

Newcastle United got three players in the Championship team of the year picked by the PFA - but were they the right ones? ~ 11:20 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United transfers: Magpies linked with summer move for versatile Arsenal defender

Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson looks set to leave the Emirates this summer - so could Newcastle United be his destination? ~ 10:49 Chronicle Live


'No Ritchie, no credibility' - Newcastle fans react to the PFA Championship Team of the Year

Jamaal Lascelles, Jonjo Shelvey and Dwight Gayle all made the cut but fans were unhappy with the omissions of Matt Ritchie and Ciaran Clark ~ 10:18 Chronicle Live


THREE Newcastle United players named in PFA Team of the Year - but there's no place for Ritchie

Matt Ritchie has enjoyed an excellent season for Newcastle United, but he is not among the three Magpies named in the second-tier Team of the Year ~ 08:57 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's season a failure? No way - it's brutal for big names in the Championship

Newcastle United deserve credit not criticism for putting themselves in a strong position for promotion, says Don Hutchison ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Hanley delivers confident message; Clark on Rafa

All the latest news, opinion and analysis as the build-up starts for the big game against Preston ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Grant Hanley has a message for nervous Newcastle United fans ahead of the run-in

Newcastle United take on Preston, whilst Cardiff City and Barnsley are requiring five points to seal promotion ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Ciaran Clark gives the main reason behind his success this year

Republic of Ireland defender Ciaran Clark is thrilled to be working with world class manager Rafa Benitez ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Wed, 19 Apr 2017
First or second? It doesn't matter - there are much bigger issues at stake for Newcastle

Newcastle United just need to get promoted - and no-one will care what has happened in May when the bigger issues are settled ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


Preston will arrive in Newcastle in the midst of a defensive injury crisis

Simon Grayson's men will be without three key defenders as Newcastle look for a vital win in the race for automatic promotion ~ 17:23 Chronicle Live


Huddersfield-born referee for Newcastle United's game against Preston announced

Newcastle United find out who their crunch game against Preston will be refereed by - and it may cause raised eyebrows ~ 16:18 Chronicle Live


Florian Thauvin admits he questioned himself after 'complicated' spell at Newcastle United

The French winger has been in inspired form for Marseille this term and will make a permanent move to the Stade Velodrome from Newcastle ~ 16:14 Chronicle Live


'Who’s bottling it now?' - goalkeeper David Stockdale hits out at Brighton's doubters

Newcastle are chasing Brighton for the title but the Seagulls are now favourites and David Stockdale has hit out at those who said they'd bottle it ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


As Reading fans dream of catching Newcastle United - Jaap Stam delivers wake up call

Newcastle could be just three points behind Reading by the time they kick off on Monday night against Preston North End ~ 12:59 Chronicle Live


When do Newcastle, Huddersfield and Reading play in the final three weeks of the season?

The tension is building as the race for promotion to the Premier League reaches its climax - here's when the key fixtures take place ~ 12:49 Chronicle Live


Summer transfer window 2017: When does it open? When does it close?

All you need to know about a vital summer transfer window for Rafa Benitez's Newcastle United side ~ 12:46 Chronicle Live


Why the history books show that Newcastle United have had a very good season

Despite a late season stumble Newcastle fans should still savour the moment if they secure their Premier League place in next two games ~ 12:42 Chronicle Live


The SIX dates Newcastle United could win promotion back to the Premier League

Huddersfield and Reading may be breathing down Newcastle's neck, but the Magpies' destiny is still in their own hands ~ 11:35 Chronicle Live


'Six-game ban, minimum' - pundit calls on tough punishment for Newcastle blunder ref Stroud

Keith Stroud got the rules wrong during Newcastle United's win over Burton Albion and Alan Brazil feels he needs to face touch punishment ~ 11:03 Chronicle Live


Ryan Shawcross to Newcastle? Ex-Stoke boss gives his verdict on potential summer deal

Newcastle United have been linked with a move for Stoke's long-serving defender Ryan Shawcross in the national press ~ 09:38 Chronicle Live


Huddersfield midfielder Dean Whitehead says they still believe they can catch Newcastle

Newcastle United have a seven point advantage on Huddersfield - even after a disappointing Easter ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's biggest celebrity fans may come as a bit of a surprise

As Sting speaks of his love for the Toon in a new interview, we look at other famous faces who support the Magpies ~ 06:57 Chronicle Live


Joey Barton swore and called it a 'little trophy' - but would Newcastle fans celebrate second place?

Newcastle United are desperate to clinch second place in the Championship now - but second place silverware doesn't sit right ~ 06:30 Chronicle Live


Meet the former Manchester City teenager that Newcastle United now have high hopes for

Mace Goodridge was on trial at Leicester but is now determined to make it at United with promotion to the U23s looking likely after one year ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Daryl Murphy refuses to look for excuses - and insists Newcastle will improve for Preston clash

Newcastle United striker Daryl Murphy scored on his return to Ipswich Town, but insists the goal was for 'nothing' in the end ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


What Rafa Benitez feels his Newcastle United players must do in training this week

Rafa Benitez starts training ground inquest after Ipswich Town defeat and is determined to get to the bottom of Newcastle's recent problems ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Tue, 18 Apr 2017
Newcastle United news LIVE: Rafa Benitez pondering changes for Preston

All the latest news, opinion and analysis as the build-up starts for the big game against Preston ~ 23:00 Chronicle Live


Carragher and Neville on Newcastle United and future of North East football: Read the transcript

Sky's pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher talked about Newcastle and what is happening to 'Northern' football ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


April's key, Rafa Benitez kept stressing - well now's the time for him to earn his pay packet

Newcastle United have won just two of five matches so far in April, despite Rafa Benitez's forewarnings about the importance of this month ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live


Daryl Murphy watch: Striker's commitment at Portman Road is a lesson to his teammates

Newcastle United signed Daryl Murphy from Ipswich Town last summer and he has scored five goals in just six league starts ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's nervy run-in: Predict how it'll go with our updated promotion predictor

Rafa Benitez's side have lost two out of their last three games but still have an advantage over Huddersfield and Reading - can they see it out? ~ 12:55 Chronicle Live


Lessons from Boro for Newcastle: How to get over the line when form deserts you

Middlesbrough's form disappeared in the run-in - the Gazette's Jonathan Taylor on how they STILL clinched promotion ~ 12:29 Chronicle Live


Nervous finish in store for Newcastle United, says pundit - but will they seal promotion?

Alan Curbishley says Newcastle United have 'hit a brick wall' recently, but he still expects they'll get the points to return to the Premier League ~ 12:07 Chronicle Live


'We need to win another trophy': Sting backs Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez

Rock superstar Sting from Wallsend revealed his favourite Newcastle United moments on BBC Sport show Football Focus ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Mick McCarthy's expletives and Matt Ritchie's nightmare minute - moments you might have missed

Newcastle United slumped to a disappointing 3-1 defeat against Ipswich Town, in an eventful game on and off the pitch ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Final day of the season plans: Trophy presentation and Newcastle want an extra 800 tickets

Newcastle United welcome Barnsley to St James' Park for the final game of the Championship season ~ 11:57 Chronicle Live


Mick McCarthy on how Ipswich beat Newcastle United - and the Sir Bobby Robson tributes

Newcastle United were defeated 3-1 by Ipswich Town at Portman Road, and Mick McCarthy believes the Suffolk side deserved their win ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Why are Newcastle United spluttering towards the finish line in the Sky Bet Championship?

Newcastle are still in a great position to win promotion but they are going to have to do it the hard way ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Harry Redknapp appointed as Birmingham boss - and why it's good news for Newcastle United

Harry Redknapp has been tasked with staving off the threat of relegation at Birmingham and one key game could help the Magpies ~ 09:01 Chronicle Live


Christian Atsu tries to lift wounded Newcastle United players after loss at Ipswich

Ghana international insists there is plenty to fight for despite the fact Newcastle are stumbling towards the finish line in the Championship ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live


Ipswich 3-1 Newcastle analysis: Even eternal believers are having faith tested with Easter collapse

Newcastle United have won just two of their last eight matches - and NUFC Writer Chris Waugh provides analysis of a concerning defeat ~ 07:07 Chronicle Live


Daryl Murphy tells team-mates to stay cool amidst Sky Bet Championship promotion shootout

After Newcastle's loss to Ipswich, Huddersfield dropped two big points at Derby County meaning Magpies are in full control of their destiny ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: All the fall out after the Magpies fall to shock defeat at Ipswich Town

All the latest news, opinion and analysis as Rafa Benitez deals with Easter Monday defeat to Ipswich Town ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez gives reason why Brighton have coped better than Newcastle over Easter period

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez answered some tough questions after the 3-1 loss at Ipswich Town on Easter Monday ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: All the fall out after the Magpies fall to shock defeat at Ipswich

All the latest news, opinion and analysis as Rafa Benitez deals with Easter Monday defeat to Ipswich Town ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Mon, 17 Apr 2017
Newcastle owe Derby a huge favour - but Rafa Benitez warns United they must snap out of slump

Huddersfield Town's late draw at Derby County handed Newcastle United a boost, despite a disappointing loss at Ipswich Town ~ 20:30 Chronicle Live


Ipswich 3-1 Newcastle: An SOS call to Ciaran Clark, United need you - 5 things we learned

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle United have now won just two of their last eight matches after a disappointing 3-1 defeat at Portman Road ~ 19:31 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United can win promotion on Monday: Here's how - and how late Derby goal changed everything

Newcastle United slipped up at Portman Road - but Derby County have done the Magpies a favour ~ 19:05 Chronicle Live


'Jacob Butterfield, you're a beautiful human being' - Newcastle fans react to Derby's equaliser

Huddersfield were leading at Derby until 88th minute, leading to cries of relief from Newcastle fans ~ 18:51 Chronicle Live


Newcastle fans gallery: United lose but the fans were brilliant - were you there?

Rafa Benitez's men fell to a shock 3-1 defeat in the Championship clash at Portman Road between Newcastle and Ipswich ~ 18:25 Chronicle Live



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