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Newcastle United news LIVE: Latest on Rafa Benitez's future, Mbabu to be handed new two-year deal

Keep up to date with all the latest Newcastle United news, views and opinions as the Magpies continue their talks with Rafa Benitez over his future ~ 07:45 Chronicle Live


England's attacking stars can light up Euro 2016 - and Andros Townsend should go to France

Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend is one of a number of attacking England players exciting columnist Mick Quinn ~ 07:30 Chronicle Live


Seydou Doumbia 'wanted to go to Newcastle at all costs' - despite being warned he'd flop

Newcastle United signed Seydou Doumbia on loan in January, but the striker played just 29 minutes of Premier League football ~ 05:30 Chronicle Live



Newcastle United set to hand Kevin Mbabu a new two-year contract

Swiss defender Kevin Mbabu understood to have been offered chance to remain at Newcastle until 2018 at least ~ 19:03 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United must build their Championship side around this British core next season

Rafa Benitez needs to be confirmed soon as manager so he can sort out his Newcastle United squad, believes columnist Mick Quinn ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


The place where we needed great leadership - and we didn't get it

North East businesswoman Jacqui Miller-Charlton on the fate of Newcastle United this season - and the leadership they were sadly lacking ~ 17:30 Chronicle Live


Has Mike Ashley delivered on ANY of his Newcastle promises 12 months on from his big interview?

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley made several vows to Magpies fans in May 2015 - but the past year has been disastrous ~ 16:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle's relegation silver lining: Hefty parachute payments give them a Championship advantage

Newcastle United will get a massive boost in their promotion bid with kicking a ball - here's why ~ 15:37 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's Premier League payments revealed: Here's how much they banked last season

Newcastle United received almost £73m from the Premier League in 2015-16 - but they will earn just a fraction of that next term ~ 15:32 Chronicle Live


Newcastle top an unwanted league: The biggest underachievers in European football

The full extent of Newcastle United's struggles despite spending big are revealed in a new CIES Observatory report ~ 15:30 Chronicle Live


Hatem Ben Arfa offers Mario Balotelli advice on how to reform his career

Former Newcastle United forward Hatem Ben Arfa has resurrected his own career this season at Nice ~ 15:30 Chronicle Live


Jose Mourinho's return is great for the Premier League - it's just a shame Newcastle won't be there

Newcastle United must ensure they tie up Rafa Benitez's future as soon as possible, believes columnist Mick Quinn ~ 12:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez to Newcastle: What stage is the deal at? Should we worry about a delay?

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez is still in the North West while the club work on a long-term deal ~ 11:36 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United ready to let former hot prospect leave this summer

Gael Bigirimana spent last season on loan at Coventry City and there will be no fresh start for midfielder ~ 11:06 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez's Newcastle future: Potential rival for United boss name their new manager

Newcastle United are still in negotiations with Rafa Benitez, with the Magpies hoping to keep the Spaniard in the Championship ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United transfers: Palace and Pardew linked with clutch of current and former Magpies

Crystal Palace and Alan Pardew have been linked with moves for a host of current and former Newcastle United players this summer ~ 10:05 Chronicle Live


Ex-Newcastle boss Steve McClaren knocked back for Championship job, according to reports

Steve McClaren has been out of work since being sacked by Newcastle United in mid-march ~ 09:14 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Latest on Rafa Benitez's future, De Jong talks about Magpies career

Keep up to date with all the latest Newcastle United news, views and opinions as the wait over Rafa Benitez's future at the club continues ~ 07:30 Chronicle Live


Georginio Wijnaldum on why 'everything is possible' at Newcastle if Rafa Benitez stays

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez is in talks to remain as Magpies manager in the Championship next season ~ 04:30 Chronicle Live


Mon, 23 May 2016
Siem De Jong answers questions on his future with Newcastle United - here's what he said

Dutch international Siem De Jong admits he could have to accept a return to Ajax on loan to get game time ~ 19:05 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez and the loan market: Here's how Newcastle will use it next season

Newcastle United and Rafa Benitez will be unable to call upon emergency loans in the Championship this time around ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


Is this Newcastle United's new home kit? 'Leaked' images claim to show Puma's new design

Newcastle United will unveil a new home kit in the coming days - website claims to show it ~ 16:02 Chronicle Live


EIGHT Newcastle United players missed at least half of the season through injury - here's who

Newcastle United's injury woes have certainly hampered the club in recent years, and they suffered from them once more in 2015-16 ~ 15:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez labelled as 'phenomenal' by ex-Napoli forward

Rafa Benitez appears to have made a profound impact on Michu in just a short space of time at Napoli ~ 14:30 Chronicle Live


26 St James' Park facts you'd only know if you are a Newcastle United fan

Executions, sheepdog trials, rock concerts, oh, and football have all taken place at St James' Park, Newcastle ~ 14:30 Chronicle Live


Why Rafa Benitez will still need a strong transfer kitty this summer - according to Newcastle legend

Nobby Solano warns Newcastle they will need to find funds in order to bounce back first time ~ 14:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United summer rebuild: Your ten players that Rafa Benitez should target

We asked you to suggest names for Newcastle to sign - no surprise that one name topped the poll ~ 14:23 Chronicle Live


How Newcastle's goalkeeper coach has helped Jonny Bairstow become England's in-form cricketer

Newcastle United goalkeeper coach Simon Smith and the Magpies stoppers enjoyed a training session with Jonny Bairstow earlier this year ~ 12:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle's Andros Townsend will finally get his England chance against Australia - here's why

Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend was an unused substitute for England during the 2-1 win over Turkey on Sunday ~ 11:30 Chronicle Live


Nobby Solano urges Newcastle to hurry up and appoint 'world class' Rafa Benitez

Peruvian legend concerned United will blow their chance to lure one of the game's top bosses ~ 10:47 Chronicle Live


Paul Merson is wrong - Andros Townsend deserves his England chance ahead of £49m Raheem Sterling

Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend was an unused substitute as England laboured to a 2-1 victory over Turkey at The Etihad ~ 10:30 Chronicle Live


If Andros Townsend played for anyone other than Newcastle, he may well have played at the Etihad

Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend has been forced to wait for his opportunity to impress Roy Hodgson and earn a Euro 2016 slot ~ 08:03 Chronicle Live


Karl Darlow explains why he believes Newcastle will overcome the 'mental test' of the Championship

Newcastle United have the quality to succeed in the Championship and achieve promotion at the first attempt, believes Karl Darlow ~ 07:57 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Latest on Rafa Benitez's future, Magpies hopeful of deal this week

Keep up to date with all the latest Newcastle United news, views and opinions as the Magpies close in on a deal with manager Rafa Benitez ~ 07:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United players handed early return date for pre-season training

Toon players see holidays cut short after relegation from the Premier League ~ 06:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United squad are 'really desperate' for Rafa Benitez to stay, explains Karl Darlow

Rafa Benitez is currently in negotiations to remain as Newcastle United manager in the Championship, with a resolution expected this week ~ 04:30 Chronicle Live


Sun, 22 May 2016
How Rafa Benitez has saved Newcastle United from an angry backlash from fans

The prospect of Benitez staying on as Newcastle boss as softened the blow of relegation and United should be grateful to him ~ 15:59 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's Andros Townsend named on the bench for England vs Turkey

Andros Townsend will have to wait to be given his opportunity for England after the Newcastle United winger was only given a place on the bench ~ 15:41 Chronicle Live


Paul Dummett is wanted by THREE Premier League clubs after Newcastle's relegation

Magpies may have to fend off top flight vultures as interest in left-back is cranked up due to FA's home grown rule ~ 14:53 Chronicle Live


Jack Colback confided in Martyn Waghorn before trading Sunderland for Newcastle, striker reveals

Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback controversially moved on a Bosman-free transfer from Sunderland to the Magpies in 2014 ~ 12:30 Chronicle Live


Steve Black on why he found it a 'challenge' to 'develop a culture' at Newcastle this season

Newcastle United and Steve McClaren tasked Steve Black with mentally preparing the squad this season, but he admits it was difficult ~ 11:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez joins Liverpool and Everton fans at race in honour of Hillsborough victims

Rafa was in Liverpool at the Run for the 96 on Sunday, a race in memory of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster ~ 10:20 Chronicle Live


Time is of the essence for Newcastle United as they look to hit the ground running

Newcastle United have a big summer ahead of them as they look to bounce back straight away ~ 09:27 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez deal could be struck by end of week as Lee Charnley gets green light to continue as MD

A three-year deal remains on the table with legal teams of Benitez and Newcastle working through contract terms ~ 09:27 Chronicle Live


As Rafa Benitez bids for full control at Newcastle, Steve McClaren drops hints about issues at club

Former Newcastle boss McClaren suggests that recruitment and communication are vital for success in modern-day football ~ 09:17 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Rafa Benitez latest - breakthrough expected this week

As talks between the Magpies and Rafa Benitez enter its second week, all parties remains confident of positive news ~ 09:02 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news RECAP: Charnley given green light to stay as deal looks close

As talks between the Magpies and Rafa Benitez enter its second week, all parties remains confident of positive news ~ 09:02 Chronicle Live


New era to begin this week with Rafa Benitez appointment set to be confirmed by club within days

Newcastle United can finally feel optimistic again when Rafa Benitez's appointment is confirmed ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United ready to sell flop Florian Thauvin - and Marseille are keen

Newcastle United may have to cut and run on Florian Thauvin, while the Remy Cabella deal should be confirmed next week ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Sat, 21 May 2016
Newcastle youngster praises Peter Beardsley - and targets another loan move next season

Newcastle United Academy graduate Macaulay Gillesphey is expected to be offered a new deal at St James' Park ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez's Newcastle future: A warning from Alan Shearer - but why this can be different to 2009

Newcastle United are still in talks with Rafa Benitez about the Spaniard remaining in charge - and history cannot afford to repeat itself this time ~ 16:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United end-of-season report card: Mark Douglas rates every player on their contribution

Newcastle United's players took the club down this season - but who got a pass mark and who failed? ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Alan Shearer on how he has improved as a MOTD - and why his criticism will never 'get personal'

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer recently signed a new four-year deal with the BBC to extend his stay on Match of the Day ~ 14:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United transfers: Magpies linked with Senegalese midfielder

Newcastle United have been linked with a Senegalese midfielder in Saturday's L'Equipe ~ 14:10 Chronicle Live


Newcastle players may be pledging their future, but what did relegated Magpies say back in 2009?

Newcastle United could face a player exodus following relegation, just like they did when some Magpies went back on their word in 2009 ~ 12:30 Chronicle Live


Alan Shearer reveals whether he'll ever return to management after 'hurt' of Newcastle snub in 2009

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer took charge of the Magpies for eight games in 2009, but his position was never made permanent ~ 11:46 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United transfers: Arsenal reportedly interested in £10m-rated Magpies midfielder

Arsene Wenger and Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko for around £10m this summer ~ 10:30 Chronicle Live


Andros Townsend's England call-up surprised me - but Jack Wilshere should not be in the squad

Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend has done well to get himself an England call-up, believes columnist Malcolm Macdonald ~ 10:30 Chronicle Live


See the chant that Wigan fans claim Newcastle United fans stole from them

Wigan fan Sean Kennedy takes a dig at Aleksander Mitrovic in his own version of the song ~ 10:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle must give Rafa Benitez everything he wants - he needs total control like Wenger at Arsenal

Newcastle United must meet every single demand Rafa Benitez makes of them, believes columnist Malcolm Macdonald ~ 09:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Latest on Rafa Benitez's future, Arsenal linked with Magpies midfielder

Keep up to date with all the latest Newcastle United news, views and opinions as talks over Rafa Benitez's future at the club continue ~ 09:08 Chronicle Live


The rise and fall of Graham Carr - the man who changed Newcastle United beyond recognition

Newcastle United's Graham Carr was a key man at St James' Park in a period that promised much but ultimately came to nothing ~ 07:30 Chronicle Live


Georginio Wijnaldum: I'm devastated by relegation - I don't know what my future holds

Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is going to assess his own Magpies future over the coming weeks ~ 06:30 Chronicle Live


'We were not a stable side' - Georginio Wijnaldum on why Newcastle struggled under McClaren

Newcastle United were relegated because they struggled to find any rhythm for the majority of the season, says Georginio Wijnaldum ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Fri, 20 May 2016
Former Newcastle United star David Ginola is lucky to be alive, says doctor

The French former Newcastle United footballer was taken to hospital on Thursday after collapsing during a football match ~ 16:51 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United transfers: QPR defender on a long list of Rafa Benitez's potential targets

Rafa Benitez has not been confirmed as Newcastle United manager for next season yet, but already he's identifying potential targets ~ 14:44 Chronicle Live


David Ginola: The charisma, the skill and why he is revered among Newcastle United fans

The talented French winger, who is recovering from heart surgery, will always retain a special place in the hearts of Toon fans ~ 13:00 Chronicle Live


Revealed: Newcastle United's pre-season plans - and why traditional Gateshead friendly in jeopardy

Rafa Benitez has already planned Newcastle United's pre-season tour - and the Magpies will not be going long haul this summer ~ 12:59 Chronicle Live


David Ginola 'wakes from coma' after emergency surgery in France

The French former Newcastle United footballer was taken to hospital on Thursday after collapsing during a football match ~ 12:53 Chronicle Live


Adam Armstrong determined to impress Rafa Benitez and earn Newcastle first-team chance

Newcastle United youngster Adam Armstrong netted 20 goals on loan at Coventry City - and now wants his Magpies' first-team chance ~ 11:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez staying at Newcastle latest: What we know as week one of talks draws to a close

Newcastle United and Rafa Benitez are in advanced negotiations - but could the Spaniard still activate the break clause in his contract? ~ 11:18 Chronicle Live


Life after Graham Carr? Meet Frank McParland, the talent spotter Rafa Benitez trusts inherently

Newcastle United chief scout Graham Carr is expected to depart - so will Rafa Benitez look to be reunited with Frank McParland? ~ 10:49 Chronicle Live


Andros Townsend on why he will always be 'grateful' to both Newcastle and Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend is in Roy Hodgson's preliminary 26-man England squad for Euro 2016 ~ 09:22 Chronicle Live


Mystery over David Ginola's condition as eye-witness claims ex-Newcastle star is in a coma

The former Newcastle United winger fell ill during a game on Thursday but there are conflicting reports over his current state ~ 09:02 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Rafa Benitez reportedly keen to link up with former Liverpool colleague

Keep up to date with all the latest Newcastle United news, views and opinions as talks over Rafa Benitez's future at the club continue ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live


Steven Taylor still hoping for extra time in his Newcastle United career

Newcastle United have delayed making decisions on their retained list while Rafa Benitez's future remains uncertain ~ 05:30 Chronicle Live


Thu, 19 May 2016
Massadio Haidara targets next season after admitting he 'rushed back' from injury too soon

Newcastle United left-back Massaido Haidara suffered a miserable campaign ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


David Ginola tweets from hospital after falling ill during football match in France

The former Newcastle United winger collapsed during a football match on Thursday and was airlifted to a specialist cardiac centre in Monaco ~ 18:18 Chronicle Live


Sunderland legend Thomas Sorensen recalls how he saved THAT Alan Shearer penalty

Thomas Sorensen says his Alan Shearer penalty save to help Sunderland beat rivals Newcastle was one of his finest moments ~ 16:49 Chronicle Live


Why Newcastle United will have a major rival for promotion after takeover at Aston Villa

Aston Villa's new owner has pledged to invest £50m into the club's bid to gain promotion - making their huge rivals to Newcastle United ~ 16:30 Chronicle Live


The Newcastle United Years - 1894-95: Black and white and gone for a Burton!

Newcastle United change from red strips to black and white stripes, but fall to their record heaviest defeat ~ 16:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United summer rebuild: Our NUFC Editor picks nine to sign

Rafa Benitez is close to agreeing to stay at Newcastle United and wants to refresh the squad - here's a few suggestions ~ 15:30 Chronicle Live


How did the Newcastle United players fare this season? Every Magpie's Opta stats in full

Check out every single Newcastle United first team player's Opta stats and see who stood out for all the right - and wrong - reasons ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Goal tally means nothing to Newcastle United's top goalscorer after relegation

Gini Wijnaldum admits Newcastle United's relegation to the Championship has left him devastated - and he is likely to feel that way for some time ~ 14:30 Chronicle Live


Andros Townsend urges Newcastle United to appoint Benitez - and speaks on his future

Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend is with England and has spoken about his Magpies future ~ 13:39 Chronicle Live


See Andros Townsend in training with England as squad meets up ahead of Euro 2016

Newcastle United's Andros Townsend was named in England's provisional squad and will hope to impress and make the final Euro 2016 squad ~ 11:32 Chronicle Live


Moussa Sissoko linked with a move away - here's how United will deal with interest this summer

Newcastle United's captain at the end of the season has been linked with West Ham United and a move away from Tyneside ~ 11:31 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez ready to offer Premier League fringe players chance to help Newcastle's promotion push

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is set to offer regular game time in front of the Magpies' bumper crowd in order to attract players to the club ~ 07:40 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Latest on Rafa Benitez as club continue negotiations over his future

Keep up to date with all the latest Newcastle United news as the club close in on securing Rafa Benitez while Ashley and Charnley talk budgets ~ 07:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United summer plans: Departures inevitable, but they won't sell stars on the cheap

Rafa Benitez and Newcastle relaxed about state of negotiations for him to stay on, but budget must be thrashed out ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Why Newcastle youngster Jamie Sterry's hard work and injury heartache were worth it in the end

Jamie Sterry is the latest youngster to make his debut for the Magpies after coming on in the 5-1 win over Spurs ~ 04:30 Chronicle Live


Wed, 18 May 2016
The Newcastle United Years - 1893-94: A football league debut away to Arsenal

Newcastle United enter the Football League Second Division alongside fellow new boys Liverpool and Woolwich Arsenal ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez has allowed Newcastle fans to dream again - that's why he's the people's choice

Newcastle United fans have already taken Rafa Benitez to their hearts even despite relegation - and NUFC Writer Chris Waugh explains why ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez close to Newcastle agreement: Here's why their time is of the essence

Rafa Benitez remains ambitious so Newcastle need to tie up a deal soon ~ 16:30 Chronicle Live


Another Newcastle United player has pledged his future despite relegation - here's who

The latest Newcastle United player to commit his future to the club says he is happy to fight for promotion in the Championship ~ 15:30 Chronicle Live


See Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko begin training with France squad ahead of Euro 2016

Despite Newcastle United's relegation and Moussa Sissoko's inconsistent form, he has still been included in France's squad for Euro 2016 ~ 13:36 Chronicle Live


Aleksandar Mitrovic apologises for Newcastle's relegation - then vows to be a club legend

Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is eager to prove his worth for Newcastle next season ~ 13:03 Chronicle Live


Newcastle went down, Sunderland stayed up - our writers nominate their heroes and villains

Here is our season in review - with nominations for the best, worst and most impressive moments for Newcastle and Sunderland ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Magic Weekend in Newcastle: What to see, do and eat in the city

Rugby fans will be arriving en masse in Newcastle this weekend for Super League Magic Weekend at St James' Park - here's how to make the most of a fantastic city if you're not familiar with it (and even if you are!) ~ 11:49 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez staying at Newcastle United latest: Here's the current state of play

Rafa Benitez has held talks to stay at Newcastle United and the club are keen to keep him ~ 11:02 Chronicle Live



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