Newcastle United


Which Championship badges are these? Test you knowledge with our quiz

How well do you know Newcastle United's Championship rivals? See if you can identify their badges from these close crops ~ 17:34 Chronicle Live


Alan Pardew suggests fans' 'frustration' with Mike Ashley resulted in him leaving Newcastle

Former Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew says he would be tempted by England job - if he was still at St James' Park  ~ 16:10 Chronicle Live


Will Newcastle's Daryl Murphy be fit to face his old club Ipswich Town?

Republic of Ireland international still not back from a calf injury but Chancel Mbemba finally returns after grass burn injury ~ 15:47 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United training pictures: Chancel Mbemba returns as Magpies prepare for Ipswich

See pictures as Newcastle United train for the last time before the visit of Ipswich Town to St James' Park on Saturday ~ 15:12 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez impressed by Aleksandar Mitrovic's attitude in training

Aleksandar Mitrovic is waiting to play his part in the club's promotion bid but is doing things right according to his gaffer ~ 15:01 Chronicle Live


Isaac Hayden or Jack Colback? How Newcastle United's duo offer very different options

Both can sit deep in Newcastle United's midfield and break up up play - but Jack Colback and Isaac Hayden offer Rafa Benitez something different ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United vs Ipswich Town: Which side should Rafa Benitez send out on Saturday?

Newcastle host Mick McCarthy's Ipswich Town on Saturday, but who would you pick as they look for five wins a row ~ 13:32 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez says nothing has changed in the Championship despite going top of the league

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez plays down significance of taking first place in October ~ 12:28 Chronicle Live


Alan Pardew claims that Newcastle got it wrong when they upgraded from Simpson to Debuchy in 2012

Newcastle United's former manager Alan Pardew has been talking about the Magpies again ~ 12:09 Chronicle Live


Why Vurnon Anita has no qualms about playing right-back this season

Newcastle United defender feels he can bring something extra to the Magpies this season despite playing out of position ~ 11:59 Chronicle Live


'I'm not surprised to see Dwight Gayle banging them in, he's pure quality', says Ian Holloway

Newcastle United host Ipswich Town at St James' Park this weekend and Ian Holloway has tipped Dwight Gayle to once again make the difference ~ 11:33 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's Easter Monday trip to Ipswich Town designated 'Sir Bobby Robson day'

Ipswich have announced that the Easter Monday will be a tribute to the legendary manager with his family there as guests of honour ~ 11:26 Chronicle Live


Ipswich boss impressed by the way Rafa Benitez reshaped Newcastle United over the summer

Benitez reshaped the club in the summer with 12 new signings and McCarthy was full of praise for the way United went about their transfer business ~ 10:45 Chronicle Live


Leon Best turned into a cult hero at Newcastle - and he's looking forward to his return

Leon Best will be back at his old club this weekend with Ipswich Town and he is confident of causing an upset ~ 10:40 Chronicle Live


Newcastle vs Ipswich prediction: Rafa's philosophy is a simple one ahead of clash with Tractor Boys

Lee Ryder looks ahead to the game with Ipswich Town and talks about Rafa Benitez's approach this week ~ 10:22 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Benitez speaks to media at 1pm ahead of Ipswich test

Newcastle United are completing their final preparations before they take on Ipswich Town tomorrow as they look for five wins in a row ~ 07:25 Chronicle Live


How the Newcastle United dressing room has been completely transformed

Newcastle United skipper Jamaal Lascelles pin-points the differences between this season and last season ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live



Newcastle have added a key factor to their performances and, it could prove vital

Newcastle United are the best footballing side in the Championship, says Mick Quinn, and have found the key to killing teams off ~ 20:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United have found their 20-goal man in Dwight Gayle - and I'm delighted for him

Dwight Gayle has shown what he can do given a run of first-team games, and now he can build on that for Newcastle United ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


'Never thought I'd say this but I don't want Ashley to sell' - Newcastle fans react to takeover talk

Newcastle have rejected takeover bids from foreign investors and fans are glad that Mike Ashley isn't allowing any disruption to their promotion bid ~ 17:55 Chronicle Live


Are Chinese investors interested in buying Newcastle United? Here's what we know

The Telegraph has reported that Newcastle United are subject to interest from China - here's what we know about interest in the club ~ 17:37 Chronicle Live


No one is safe at Newcastle United - but Rafa Benitez has his favoured eight now

Three key positions appear to be up for grabs at Newcastle United as Rafa Benitez looks to make it five wins in a row against Ipswich ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United vs Ipswich: Three key men to watch for the Tractor Boys ahead of vital clash

We pick out three key players Newcastle must look out for as they prepare to welcome Mick McCarthy's Ipswich Town side to Tyneside on Saturday ~ 15:56 Chronicle Live


Report shows successful clubs make fewest transfers - so did Newcastle and Sunderland get it wrong?

A new report highlights the danger of instability but does that mean Newcastle United and Sunderland were wrong to make so many summer changes? ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


How will Newcastle United approach the January transfer window? Watch Lee Ryder's verdict

Will Rafa Benitez look to splash the cash again in the January transfer window? Here's chief sports writer Lee Ryder's verdict ~ 14:11 Chronicle Live


Howard Webb labels former Newcastle United man as the most difficult player he had to deal with

Webb enjoyed a brilliant 14-year refereeing career in the Premier League and he talks of his differing experiences with two former Magpies ~ 13:13 Chronicle Live


What could have been? 20 years on from Newcastle's demolition of Manchester United

Newcastle United had an attack made in heaven as they took apart Manchester United at St James' Park ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


An emotional Philippe Albert talks about THAT goal against Manchester United

Philippe Albert was the toast of Tyneside when he chipped Peter Schmeichel at St James' Park and he admits he'll never forget it ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle fans praised for behaviour at Brentford match after youths previously 'crossed the line'

Police had put in measures to stop a repeat of the disorder which followed Norwich match, but said Magpies and Bees mixed well on Saturday ~ 11:10 Chronicle Live


Tino Asprilla trolls Sky after they forget Newcastle United's famous defeat of Barcelona

Sky Sports News suggested the Catalan giants had not lost to English opposition in the Champions League group stages - Tino wasn't happy ~ 10:37 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United hero Philippe Albert gives his views on Aleksandar Mitrovic and Chancel Mbemba

Former Anderlecht star analyses why the first season in England went wrong for Newcastle United duo ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Alan Pardew: I told Mike Ashley he was wrong - now he's 'learned his lessons'

Ex-Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew spoke to a BBC documentary about his time at St James' Park ~ 07:45 Chronicle Live


Why did Kenny Dalglish break up the Entertainers? Les Ferdinand gives his answer

Les Ferdinand looks back on the 5-0 hammering of Manchester United and where it all went wrong for Newcastle after that ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle 5-0 Man United: Darren Peacock shares some uplifting tales from the dressing room

Peacock was often the unsung hero for Newcastle United but left the field with a goal and clean sheet after this famous win ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Rafa Benitez gets back to work as Magpies aim for five wins in a row

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez's team go top of the Championship - and now the challenge is for the Magpies to stay there ~ 06:58 Chronicle Live


Dwight Gayle explains why Newcastle No 9 shirt is starting to fit nicely around his shoulders

Newcastle United beat Barnsley 2-0 on Tuesday night, with Dwight Gayle's brace taking his tally to 11 for the season already ~ 06:30 Chronicle Live


Dwight Gayle warns rivals: 'I'm out to score as many as I can - this is only the beginning'

Newcastle United forward Dwight Gayle has already netted 11 goals in 11 games so far this season - but insists it's 'only the beginning' ~ 04:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez reveals the transfer mission he hatched as soon as Andros Townsend was sold

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez knew exactly which players he wanted to help fill the void left by England winger ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle 5-0 Man United: A tribute to the team that hammered the Red Devils

The team that beat Man United were broken up shortly after the famous result at St James' Park ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Wed, 19 Oct 2016
Dwight Gayle on 'fantastic' Newcastle team-mates - and why they're making life easy for him

Newcastle United moved to the top of the Championship table after Dwight Gayle scored a brace during a 2-0 win at Barnsley ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live


Dwight Gayle could hit 20 goals before New Year's Day - and he is keeping rarefied company

Newcastle United's striker Dwight Gayle is on fire according to Rafa Benitez - he should be aiming to break black and white records ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


Leeds United vs Newcastle ticket details: Leeds confirm 'maximum allocation' for clash

Newcastle United have sold out every away allocation in the Championship so far ~ 16:35 Chronicle Live


Benitez 'blessed with an embarrassment of riches' - Opposition view on Newcastle's win

A look at how the Barnsley Press reported on Newcastle United's 2-0 win at Oakwell that sent them top of the Championship ~ 16:04 Chronicle Live


Where is Chancel Mbemba? Defender is still not 100% fit after suffering freak injury

Newcastle United's former Anderlecht defender Chancel Mbemba not ready for action after picking up nasty injury in training session ~ 14:15 Chronicle Live


Will Vurnon Anita be handed a new deal by Newcastle United? Here's his response

Vurnon Anita says he could not leave Newcastle United this summer and is already eyeing a new deal ~ 13:49 Chronicle Live


Barnsley boss on why Newcastle's willingess to 'dig in' is just as impressive as their 'quality'

Newcastle United beat Barnsley 2-0 on Tuesday night thanks to a brace from £10m summer signing Dwight Gayle ~ 12:07 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United transfer news: Did Magpies watch Tamas Kadar this weekend?

Newcastle United watched a game in Poland this weekend as they continue to build towards January ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United odds: Bookies slash odds on Dwight Gayle to finish top scorer

Dwight Gayle leads the Championship scoring charts with 11 goals from Tammy Abraham and Scott Hogan ~ 10:33 Chronicle Live


Why Rafa Benitez's decision to leave Aleksandar Mitrovic on the bench at Barnsley appears telling

Newcastle United may have moved to the top of the table on Tuesday night, but Aleksandar Mitrovic did not even play even a single minute ~ 10:30 Chronicle Live


After 6,000 travelled to Barnsley: 10 photos of Newcastle United fans on away days

10 photographs of travelling Newcastle United fans in Milan, Barcelona, Bilbao - oh, and Leeds ~ 10:22 Chronicle Live


Jamaal Lascelles watch: How Newcastle captain is delivering defensive discipline Benitez demands

Newcastle United have kept five clean sheets on the road, and won all five - and NUFC Writer Chris Waugh believes Lascelles has played a key role ~ 09:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Dwight Gayle sends Rafa Benitez's men top - will they stay there now?

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez's team go top of the Championship - and now the challenge is for the Magpies to stay there ~ 06:44 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Dwight Gayle sends Rafa Benitez's men top - will they stay there now?

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez's team go top of the Championship - and now the challenge is for the Magpies to stay there ~ 06:44 Chronicle Live


Barnsley 0-2 Newcastle analysis: Rafa Benitez's Magpies will take some stopping now

Newcastle United secured a 2-0 victory at Barnsley to move top of the table - and NUFC Writer Chris Waugh was impressed ~ 06:37 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez on Dwight Gayle: I knew that he would score goals

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez heaps praise on his 11-goal top scorer after his devastating double wins it at Barnsley ~ 04:30 Chronicle Live


How North Shields Juniors AFC helped pave the way for Newcastle Academy stars

Grassroots football is thriving in North Shields thanks to 20 years of hard work from the club's volunteers ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Tue, 18 Oct 2016
Barnsley 0-2 Newcastle fan pictures: Rafa Benitez's side send travelling Toon Army home happy

Just under 6,000 fans made the trip to Barnsley as Newcastle United eased to a 2-0 win, to move to the top of the Championship table ~ 22:45 Chronicle Live


Barnsley 0-2 Newcastle: Dwight Gayle is set for a very special season - 5 things we learned

Newcastle United beat Barnsley 2-0 at Oakwell to move to the top of the table - here's what NUFC Writer Chris Waugh learned ~ 22:21 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United go top of the Championship - here's what Rafa Benitez had to say

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez has seen his side go top of the Sky Bet Championship after another away win ~ 21:56 Chronicle Live


Barnsley 0-2 Newcastle: Rate the Magpies' players after away victory sends them top

Have your say and rate the Newcastle United players after their win at Barnsley that sent them top of the Championship ~ 21:55 Chronicle Live


Watch Newcastle United travelling army celebrate as their team go top of the table

A second brace in as many games from Dwight Gayle was enough to secure all three points as Newcastle moved to the top of the Championship ~ 21:52 Chronicle Live


Barnsley 0-2 Newcastle United: Read Lee Ryder's player ratings as the Magpies go top

Newcastle United beat Barnsley at Oakwell - here are Lee Ryder's ratings for all of the Magpies on an evening when they went top ~ 21:29 Chronicle Live


'Where we belong and where we are staying' - Newcastle United fans react to moving top of the league

A second consecutive brace from Dwight Gayle was enough to secure a 2-0 win at Barnsley to leapfrog Norwich into the Championship's top spot ~ 21:05 Chronicle Live


Barnsley 0-2 Newcastle United report: United go top - and they're loving life in the Championship

Many predicted dark times were ahead for Newcastle after relegation but United are proving many people wrong ~ 21:03 Chronicle Live


'He's starting to earn the number 9' - Newcastle United fans react as Dwight Gayle scores another brace

The Championship top scorer bagged his tenth and 11th goals of the season to give Rafa Benitez's side a 2-0 win away at Barnsley ~ 20:21 Chronicle Live


'Diame has to perform' - Newcastle United fans react to Rafa Benitez's Barnsley team selection

Benitez has made three changes to the side who beat Brentford on Saturday, with many fans feeling Mo Diame needs to prove his worth ~ 18:20 Chronicle Live


Barnsley vs Newcastle United team news: Rafa Benitez makes three changes - here's who is back

Matt Ritchie, Mo Diame and Isaac Hayden all return to the Newcastle United side for the clash at Oakwell tonight ~ 18:15 Chronicle Live


You want Ritchie back: Here's the Newcastle United team you'd like to see this evening

Newcastle will hope to make it a fourth league win in a row when they take on Paul Heckingbottom's Barnsley at Oakwell this evening ~ 16:59 Chronicle Live


'6,000 away fans. There's no-one like us' - Newcastle United fans excited for Barnsley away day

It's another away day sellout as the travelling Toon Army look to cheer the Magpies on to their fourth consecutive league win ~ 16:03 Chronicle Live


Barnsley vs Newcastle United: What time's kick-off? Who's in the teams?

Rafa Benitez will hope Newcastle can continue their Championship promotion charge as they travel to Paul Heckinbottom's Barnsley ~ 14:30 Chronicle Live


Barnsley vs Newcastle United LIVE: All the build-up, action and analysis from Oakwell

Live updates Newcastle United's Championship clash with Barnsley as Rafa Benitez's men look for a fourth consecutive league win ~ 14:27 Chronicle Live


Barnsley 0-0 Newcastle United LIVE: Three changes as Hayden, Ritchie and Diame are back in

Live updates Newcastle United's Championship clash with Barnsley as Rafa Benitez's men look for a fourth consecutive league win ~ 14:27 Chronicle Live


Barnsley vs Newcastle United: Which team should Rafa Benitez send out at Oakwell? You decide

Would you bring back Mo Diame and Matt Ritchie for the trip to Barnsley? Pick your Newcastle United side here ~ 12:32 Chronicle Live


Why what happens in Gabon tomorrow afternoon affects Newcastle United quintet

Five Newcastle United players will be keeping a close eye on events in Gabon as the draw for the 2017 African Cup of Nations takes place ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Karl Darlow does not want Newcastle to become another Premier League ghost team

Newcastle United's Karl Darlow says a quick check of fallen Premier League teams in Championship shows how hard this division really is ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United striker Ivan Toney out to impress Rafa Benitez during loan spell

Ivan Toney is setting his sights on Sheffield United tonight, in the knowledge that Rafa Benitez is monitoring his progress at Shrewsbury ~ 10:55 Chronicle Live


Karl Darlow admits being dropped in the close season was 'tough and frustrating'

Newcastle United's Karl Darlow desperate to make number one jersey his own after losing it to Matz Sels in the summer ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United on this day: Steve McClaren's Magpies dismantle Norwich City a year ago

Last year's 6-2 win was supposed to transform McClaren's and Newcastle's fortunes but things wouldn't get any better for the much maligned manager ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez will aim for more signings like Matt Ritchie - here's why

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez delighted with Matt Ritchie's never say die attitude after being struck down by sickness ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: How will Magpies line up at Barnsley tonight?

Rafa Benitez takes his Magpies side to Oakwell tonight looking for their fourth consecutive win in the Championship ~ 06:18 Chronicle Live


How Rafa Benitez is reconnecting Newcastle to its football club 'one step at a time'

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez met Alan Shearer - here is what was said in that meeting ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Barnsley vs Newcastle United: Boss Rafa Benitez gives insight into his approach for Tykes clash

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez wants the attitude and application of his team to be exactly right at Oakwell ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Christian Atsu is grateful for 'each and every' game he gets from Rafa Benitez

Christian Atsu has waited patiently for a chance in English football and now he's getting one with Newcastle United ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Mon, 17 Oct 2016
Dwight Gayle undaunted by expectations of being Newcastle United's Championship No.9

Expectations are high for Newcastle United, and never more so than for the club's No.9. No wonder Dwight Gayle says he pays no attention ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez has brought respect back to Newcastle - that's why Barnsley trip is no oddity

Newcastle United head to Oakwell without any pretensions that they're too good for it - and that comes from the man at the top ~ 19:00 Chronicle Live


'Newcastle are too good for the Championship' - a look at how Brentford Press saw the game

Newcastle beat Brentford 3-1 and there was much mutual respect between the two sets of fans - here's how Brentford reporters saw it ~ 17:37 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez has a positive message for Adam Armstrong - read it here

Adam Armstrong's loan deal is up in January and it remains to be seen whether he still has a part to play for Newcastle this season ~ 17:27 Chronicle Live


Christian Atsu knows the Championship will be a long hard slog - but is absolutely loving it

Ghana international Christian Atsu has struggled for game time in recent years so isn't going to complain at marathon schedule ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live


Sometimes Jonjo Shelvey reminds me of myself but dropping into the Championship will help him

At times Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey tries too hard to get the best out of himself and gets too wound up. Don Hutchison knows the feeling... ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live


See Newcastle's Ritchie, Lascelles, Murphy and Elliot back in training in our bumper gallery

Newcastle United were in training today ahead of their clash away at Barnsley on Tuesday, with four players returning ~ 15:52 Chronicle Live


'Where's Shelvey?' Newcastle United fans aren't happy with the EFL Team of the Week

Despite effectively creating all three goals in Saturday's win over Brentford, Jonjo Shelvey failed to make the EFL team of the week ~ 15:50 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez handed quadruple boost ahead of Barnsley clash

Rafa Benitez has three key first team players declared fit for Oakwell and could have Rob Elliot back in a fortnight ~ 14:35 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez gives clear message to any current Newcastle player who can't get a game

Magpies boss Rafa Benitez wants to see the right attitude from those on the sidelines and says their chance could come soon ~ 14:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez praises his players with Premier League experience - here's why

Newcastle have a host of players who decided to drop into the Sky Bet Championship this season and the Toon boss is delighted with them ~ 13:51 Chronicle Live


Barnsley vs Newcastle United: Can Adam Armstrong play against the Magpies tomorrow?

The young striker joined the Tykes from United on a loan deal until January and has impressed in his short time in South Yorkshire so far ~ 13:02 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez issues danger warning ahead of trip to Barnsley

United are flying while the Tykes have failed to win in the last five games but Benitez isn't convinced it will be an easy game ~ 12:50 Chronicle Live


'He was like a father figure to me' - Luis Garcia's insight into Rafa Benitez's management style

The former Liverpool favourite describes the positive impact Newcastle United's manager had on him during his three seasons at Liverpool ~ 11:44 Chronicle Live


Ian Holloway describes Newcastle United midfielder as the 'best he's ever seen in the Championship'

The former Blackpool and Crystal Palace manager has identified the key duo who will 'motor Newcastle United on' ahead of Barnsley clash ~ 11:31 Chronicle Live


Barnsley vs Newcastle: Lee Ryder's prediction ahead of the trip to Oakwell

United were in the Premier League last season while Barnsley battled their way out of League One - but they start on a level playing field at Oakwell ~ 11:13 Chronicle Live


'Why is Moussa Sissoko paid to play football?' - Spurs fans turn on former Newcastle United man

Tottenham paid a club record £30 million to capture Sissoko but after a string of bland performances Spurs fans are beginning to have their doubts ~ 10:24 Chronicle Live



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