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Mitro's on fire, Newcastle fans in fine voice and Jacob Murphy - our NUFC mixtape

Check out our first mixtape from Deepdale, one of the more entertaining pre-season friendlies ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


Victor Fernandez still has things to learn says Newcastle United's Peter Beardsley

Spaniard Victor Fernandez set up a goal and scored a superb effort in a 3-0 win over Gateshead FC ~ 18:01 Chronicle Live


How Newcastle United fare as Premier League clubs continue to splash the cash

This summer transfer window is expected to see spend in the Premier League break records - here's what's been spent so far ~ 16:52 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United linked with Sam Clucas but Rafa Benitez's priority lies elsewhere

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez looking to fill at least three more positions with a midfielder, goalkeeper but most importantly a striker ~ 14:01 Chronicle Live


Daryl Murphy delivers message of appreciation to Newcastle United supporters

The Republic of Ireland striker left St James' Park with plenty of good luck messages from Newcastle fans last week ~ 12:51 Chronicle Live


EFL clubs queuing up to sign Freddie Woodman on loan from Newcastle United

Why the next step in Freddie Woodman's career is going to be crucial for the 20-year-old England youth international ~ 10:57 Chronicle Live


Why Rafa Benitez experimented with Ciaran Clark as a left-back on Saturday

Newcastle United defender could be used on the left hand side during the Premier League season ~ 10:40 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United far from the finished article this summer - and everybody is talking about it

Newcastle United need to get at least three more deals done before the window slams shut at the end of next month ~ 09:44 Chronicle Live


Jacob Murphy reveals advice twin brother Josh gave him when they learned of Newcastle interest

Newcastle United signed Jacob Murphy from Norwich City for an initial £10m last week and he made his debut at Preston North End ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's St James' Park in 1964 - it looks just a bit different 53 years later

St James' Park as viewed from Strawberry Place - two very different views of the home of Newcastle United five decades apart ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE: Rafa 'hopeful' he's close to fifth summer signing

All the latest Newcastle United news and transfer gossip updates as the Magpies prioritise a new striker in the transfer market ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Read the full transcript of Rafa Benitez's Q and A with journalists after the Preston game

Newcastle United were held to a 1-1 draw by Preston North End on Saturday and after it Benitez was asked about transfers in and out    ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Sun, 23 Jul 2017
Rafa Benitez comments on Karl Darlow's future as he stresses Newcastle's need to trim down squad

Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow came on as a substitute at Preston North End - before being replaced himself ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live


Preston 1-1 Newcastle: Read Chris Waugh's player ratings - how did the new boys perform at Deepdale?

Newcastle United continued their pre-season with a 1-1 draw at Deepdale - but how did each individual Magpie perform? ~ 18:00 Chronicle Live


How Newcastle's draw at Preston showed the significant improvements which are needed by August 13

Newcastle United's 1-1 draw at Preston North End was largely uneventful, but Chris Waugh believes it showed the changes which must be made ~ 17:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United debut watch: How did Jacob Murphy and Javier Manquillo perform at Preston?

Jacob Murphy and Javier Manquillo made their Newcastle United debuts as substitutes, but it was Florian Lejeune who really impressed ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Jacob Murphy eyeing Newcastle United number 7 shirt as he prepares for Premier League challenge

Jacob Murphy left flabbergasted by Newcastle United's away support during 1-1 draw with Preston North End ~ 14:24 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United XI to play Whitley Bay at Hillheads on Tuesday night - here's all the details

Peter Beardsley's side take on former FA Vase winners Whitley Bay in seaside friendly game this week at Hillheads ~ 13:31 Chronicle Live


'We opened up a really good team' - Preston boss Alex Neil assesses 1-1 draw with Newcastle

Newcastle United drew 1-1 against Preston North End at Deepdale - but Alex Neil believes the Lilywhites could have won the game ~ 12:42 Chronicle Live


Moussa Sissoko reportedly set to be offered potential escape route from Spurs - by West Brom

Newcastle United sold Moussa Sissoko to Tottenham Hotspur for £30m last summer - but he is unwated by Spurs already ~ 11:11 Chronicle Live


Lewis Gibson has been absent at Newcastle United since May with Everton move imminent

England youth international defender set to make £6million switch to Merseyside after deciding to leave Newcastle ~ 10:48 Chronicle Live


Jacob Murphy's debrief with Rafa and a referee from Sunderland - moments you might have missed

Newcastle United drew 1-1 at Preston North End on Saturday - and here Chris Waugh runs you through some of the less-well-publicised incidents ~ 10:33 Chronicle Live


Is Bradford vs Newcastle on TV, what time is kick-off and who is in the teams?

Newcastle travel to Valley Parade as they play for the third time during pre-season - here is how you can follow it live ~ 10:27 Chronicle Live


'Ultimate Geordie' Newcastle fan makes it to the match - despite fracturing heels in pub roof jump

An unnamed Newcastle United fan made it to the Preston match despite suffering suspected fractured heels ~ 09:43 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE: Rafa Benitez on Magpies rebuild, Preston reaction

All the latest Newcastle United news and transfer gossip updates as the Magpies prioritise a new striker in the transfer market ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Sat, 22 Jul 2017
Preston 1-1 Newcastle analysis: While Mitrovic grasps his chance, Darlow sees his snatched away

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez is determined to move on some players this summer - with Karl Darlow and Aleksandar Mitrovic possibly leaving ~ 21:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez gives first impressions on Newcastle United debut boys Jacob Murphy and Javier Manquillo

Magpies take a 1-1 draw during second friendly of pre-season against Preston North End and now face Bradford on Wednesday ~ 18:17 Chronicle Live


Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez and his players left frustrated by airport delay after Ireland trip

Newcastle weren't at their best against Preston North End but Benitez feels his players will return focused for training on Monday ~ 17:37 Chronicle Live


Jacob Murphy admits pulling on Newcastle United shirt was an emotional experience

Newcastle United new boy proud to make his debut in front of his Toon supporting parents at Deepdale ~ 17:28 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez 'hopeful' of another new signing soon but issues warning to current Newcastle squad

Newcastle United were held to a 1-1 draw by Preston North End at Deepdale with Rafa Benitez keen to bring in more players ~ 16:57 Chronicle Live


'Mitro scores against Preston, the world turns on its axis' - Newcastle fans react to Serbian's goal

Mitrovic kept up his fine recent record against Preston, as he opened up his pre-season account with a goal at Deepdale ~ 16:54 Chronicle Live


Preston 1-1 Newcastle: Mitrovic shines but Darlow's situation is baffling - 5 things we learned

Aleksandar Mitrovic scored and impressed in Newcastle United's 1-1 draw at Preston North End - but what next for Karl Darlow? ~ 16:51 Chronicle Live


Preston 1-1 Newcastle United match report: Rafa Benitez's men are held at Deepdale

Newcastle United returned from their training camp in Ireland to take on Alex Neil's Preston side at Deepdale ~ 16:19 Chronicle Live


Preston 1-1 Newcastle player ratings: Who stood out in second pre-season friendly of the summer

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez shuffled his squad again for the clash against Alex Neil's side at Deepdale ~ 16:10 Chronicle Live


Who is Victor Fernandez? The 19-year-old looking to impress at Newcastle United

Victor Fernandez arrived on Tyneside earlier this year and has helped United to the final of the play-offs ~ 14:50 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United under-23's announce friendly against Whitley Bay on Tuesday evening

Peter Beardsley will take his young Magpies to Hillheads on Tuesday evening as they take in their third friendly of pre-season ~ 14:33 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United goalkeeper hunt takes new twist as Darren Randolph joins Middlesbrough

Newcastle's decision to hold out for more money for Karl Darlow sees Boro turn elsewhere and sign keeper who was also offered to United ~ 11:54 Chronicle Live


Preston vs Newcastle United LIVE: Magpies travel to Deepdale for second pre-season clash

All the build-up, match coverage, analysis and reaction as Newcastle United head to Deepdale to face Alex Neil's Preston North End ~ 11:39 Chronicle Live


Mike Ashley must hold his nerve but not his money - it is time to make a statement

Newcastle United still have the most difficult deal of the summer to pull off as they go looking for a striker ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez now chasing a new striker

With Aleksandar Mitrovic and Emmanuel Riviere up for sale - Rafa Benitez will be looking for a mid-window transfer kitty boost ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE: Magpies looking for signing number five; striker the priority

All the latest Newcastle United news and transfer gossip updates as the Magpies prioritise a new striker in the transfer market ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Rafa Benitez must be allowed to smash Newcastle United's transfer record this summer

Everton have led the way in the transfer market so far this season, but Newcastle United have still go much more to do ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


'The perfect professional' - Newcastle fans wish Daryl Murphy well as he joins Nottingham Forest

Murphy has left Newcastle after just one season, joining Nottingham Forest on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee. ~ 18:20 Chronicle Live


Two more head for Newcastle United exit door as Rafa Benitez reshapes his squad

The Magpies are looking to get their first team squad in shape in good time for the start of the Premier League season ~ 18:15 Chronicle Live


All you need to know about road closures at St James' Park for Newcastle United home games

Terrorist attacks in London, Nice and Berlin have prompted a major change to matchday security around St James’ Park — here's what you need to know ~ 15:57 Chronicle Live


Preston vs Newcastle: Three key men to watch for the Lilywhites ahead of pre-season clash

We pick out three key players Newcastle must look out for as they take on Alex Neil's Preston side at Deepdale on Saturday ~ 14:59 Chronicle Live


Revealed - How Newcastle United took Hollywood movie Goal from Premier League rivals

The makers of the movie Goal have revealed how Tyneside wasn't the first choice for the Hollywood project ~ 14:36 Chronicle Live


Plans for St James' Park matchday road closures revealed following terror attacks

A busy route around Newcastle United's ground will now be closed matchdays in light of terror attacks in London, Berlin and Nice ~ 13:45 Chronicle Live


Micky Gray questions whether Javi Manquillo is the right man for Newcastle United

Former Sunderland captain Micky Gray was left unimpressed by Javi Manquillo's time on Wearside - he's now set for a move to Newcastle United ~ 13:42 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United new boy Javier Manquillo: 'I've joined the biggest club in the North East'

Javier Manquillo delighted with his move to St James' Park after a tough season with relegated Sunderland last year ~ 13:41 Chronicle Live


'Smacks of desperation'; 'Give him a chance' - Newcastle fans split over Javi Manquillo signing

Manquillo has joined Newcastle from Atletico Madrid, but had an underwhelming spell on loan at Sunderland last season ~ 12:22 Chronicle Live


'Will they give us £10m for Billy Jones?' Sunderland fans mock Newcastle's signing of Javi Manquillo

Manquillo spent last season on loan at Sunderland but has since joined Newcastle on a permanent deal from Atletico Madrid ~ 12:21 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United confirm signing of Javier Manquillo with cheeky Twitter message

After playing for relegated Sunderland last season Javier Manquillo is delighted to sign for Newcastle United ~ 12:14 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic gives fans a candid message about his future

After a summer of speculation linking him with a move away from Newcastle United, Aleksandar Mitrovic speaks about his plans for the season ~ 09:26 Chronicle Live


Daryl Murphy set to leave Newcastle United while EFL clubs want deals for two Toon youngsters

Daryl Murphy set to complete £2million move to Nottingham Forest with two other Newcastle United players set for the exit ~ 07:58 Chronicle Live


Dwight Gayle well aware of the history of Newcastle United's great number nines

After scoring 23 goals last season, Dwight Gayle is ready to let his form in front of goal do the talking ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE: Benitez to target striker as he weighs up who to sell

All the latest Newcastle United news and transfer gossip updates as the Magpies hope to wrap up Javier Manquillo deal ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Murphy and Manquillo could prove bargain buys but now let's go out and get a striker

I can't see Aleksandar Mitrovic having a future at Newcastle United so let's go and get a goalscorer ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez will issue another 'impress me' message against Preston North End

Newcastle United's latest leg of their pre-season schedule sees them head to Deepdale for a friendly with Alex Neil's Preston North End ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Why incoming Javier Manquillo provides competition at right-back and left-back at Newcastle United

Rafa Benitez will still feel Newcastle United need more new faces but arrival of Javier Manquillo marks a week of good progress ~ 17:29 Chronicle Live


Doncaster Rovers keen on ex-Newcastle man Steven Taylor, after successful trial

Newcastle United stalwart Steven Taylor has been on trial at Doncaster Rovers and Darren Ferguson is keen to sign him ~ 14:43 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United have planned the next stage of Sean Longstaff's future

Newcastle United young gun Sean Longstaff preparing to be loaned out with Blackpool eager to sign him ~ 12:41 Chronicle Live


How Javier Manquillo transfer shows Rafa is in control of signings - even if it doesn't excite fans

Newcastle United's latest summer signing Javier Manquillo has struggled in England before, but Chris Waugh argues this is a significant acquisition ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Matt Ritchie gives insight to Newcastle United's Ireland trip - and the mentality in the group

After snubbing the chance to play in the Premier League last summer Matt Ritchie is ready to return in style ~ 11:59 Chronicle Live


How you can watch Newcastle United's first game against Tottenham for free

Newcastle United fans can sign up to Now TV today to receive a free sports day pass which can be redeemed whenever they choose ~ 11:20 Chronicle Live


Transfers fees and wages are ridiculous but Mike Ashley must back Rafa Benitez

The going rate for players had hit silly levels but Rafa Benitez still needs to be backed by Mike Ashley ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle have more than 60 players across first team and U23 squads - it's time to move some on

Rafa Benitez and Peter Beardsley both have selection headaches at Newcastle United at the moment - and both must offload players ~ 08:30 Chronicle Live


Jonjo Shelvey says Newcastle's promotion winners 'deserve chance' to play in Premier League

After winning the Sky Bet Championship title, Jonjo Shelvey is ready to play on the biggest stage of them all again ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United star Jonjo Shelvey says he couldn't be in better shape after Portugal training camp

The Newcastle United midfielder is looking forward to being a Premier League player once again after a season out ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE: Manquillo close to becoming signing number three

All the latest Newcastle United news and transfer gossip updates as the Magpies hope to wrap up Javier Manquillo deal ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Wed, 19 Jul 2017
Newcastle star Jonjo Shelvey speaks for the first time about FA ban and incident with Romain Saïss

Jonjo Shelvey talks about a tough time in his Newcastle career which resulted in him watching on from the stands ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United braced to lose defensive whizz kid as Everton and Spurs weigh in with huge bids

Lewis Gibson has just one year left of a youth contract meaning Newcastle must agree compensation for his services ~ 20:50 Chronicle Live


'Rafa Benitez wants to come down and meet us' - Bradford's head of recruitment on 'ally' Newcastle

Newcastle United have sent Alex Gilliead on loan to Bradford for the second successive season and have close ties with the Bantams ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


Jacob Murphy, the view from Norwich: An explosive talent at a fair price - but with room to develop

Newcastle United have signed Jacob Murphy - Chris Waugh gets the lowdown from Norwich City writer Michael Bailey on the winger ~ 18:30 Chronicle Live


Sam Allardyce on his frustrations at Newcastle United, Mike Ashley and backing Rafa Benitez

Sam Allardyce says he still believes he could have taken Newcastle United forward if given time, and says his aim was to get back to Europe ~ 17:34 Chronicle Live


Daryl Murphy on Nottingham Forest's radar as three clubs join race to sign Newcastle United striker

The 34-year-old could leave Tyneside after just one year after Forest look to offer him a tempting move late in his career ~ 16:19 Chronicle Live


Paul Merson and Graeme Souness predict trouble ahead for Newcastle United

TV pundits Paul Merson and Graeme Souness have offered up their predictions for Newcastle United's forthcoming season ~ 16:11 Chronicle Live


Georginio Wijnaldum admits he's unsure about his return to St James' Park

Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum has spoken of his gratitude to Newcastle United fans for backing him in the Premier League ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle takeover talk may have gone quiet - but there is interest in buying Premier League clubs

Mike Ashley is willing to sell all or part of his stake in Newcastle United, and seemingly there are consortia out there who want to invest in England ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Jacob Murphy on why he supports Newcastle United, his first match and the player he deems a 'God'

Newcastle United new boy excited at the prospect of huge challenge with the Magpies next season ~ 14:38 Chronicle Live


Who is Jacob Murphy? Pace and potential are what appeals to Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United are set to sign Jacob Murphy - he has a fascinating back story that appeals to Rafa Benitez ~ 14:37 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United confirm signing of Jacob Murphy - here's all the details

Magpies boss Rafa Benitez delighted to lure England Under-21 star to Tyneside as he completes third summer signing ~ 14:02 Chronicle Live


How Rafa's ex-Newcastle assistant is finding his man-management skills tested by enigmatic Cassano

Fabio Pecchia left Newcastle United last summer and led Hellas Verona to promotion - he has arguably an even bigger challenge on his hands now ~ 13:30 Chronicle Live


How Karl Darlow's Newcastle United future could be affected by Vito Mannone's move to Reading

Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow is likely to leave St James' Park this summer, despite excelling in the Championship ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Tottenham set to PAY £30m signing Moussa Sissoko to leave this summer, according to reports

Newcastle United sold Moussa Sissoko to Tottenham Hotspur for a staggering £30m last summer, but he is unwanted already ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


What Adam Armstrong must do at Bolton to try and force his way into Newcastle first-team plans

Newcastle United forward Adam Armstrong has been sent out on loan again - and Chris Waugh hopes he can grasp his chance at Bolton ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez is asked if he wants to sign James McCarthy from Everton - here's his response

Newcastle United have been linked with Republic of Ireland international James McCarthy for a few years now ~ 08:57 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez was a man in demand in Dublin - here's his in-depth Press conference in full

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez did not shirk any questions during a visit to Sports Direct to meet fans ~ 08:14 Chronicle Live


Micky Gray questions whether Javi Manquillo is the right man for Newcastle United

Former Sunderland captain Micky Gray was left unimpressed by Javi Manquillo's time on Wearside - he's now set for a move to Newcastle United ~ 07:44 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez will now turn his attention to signing a goalkeeper and a striker

After a successful week in the transfer window Rafa Benitez is keen to bring in more squad cover ~ 07:41 Chronicle Live


Newcastle new boy Josef Yarney on lure of playing under Rafa - and his first-team ambitions

Josef Yarney signed for Newcastle United from Everton last month and the defender made his U23s debut at Darlington on Monday ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


DeAndre Yedlin says Newcastle United new boys will get a warm welcome from tight group

DeAndre Yedlin fit and firing at Newcastle United's training camp in Ireland with season now just three weeks away ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfers LIVE: Jacob Murphy and Manquillo deals almost done

All the latest Newcastle United news and transfer gossip updates as the Magpies hope to wrap up Jacob Murphy deal ~ 04:00 Chronicle Live


Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Rafa Benitez on new boy Jacob Murphy and why he might sign his twin brother Josh in the future

Rafa Benitez interested in making his swoop for Jacob Murphy a family double after netting Norwich City winger ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live


Javier Manquillo will inevitably be compared to Gamez - but Rafa's confounded the sceptics before

Newcastle United are closing in on a deal for Atletico Madrid full-back Javier Manquillo, but hesitate before prejudging Sunderland flop ~ 17:30 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United set to add Javier Manquillo to their squad after agreeing deal with Atletico Madrid

The right-back is set to make the switch from the La Liga club and is ready to fight for his place at St James' Park ~ 15:19 Chronicle Live


'There's extra attention on a local lad' - Adam Armstrong determined to fulfil promise at Newcastle

Newcastle United forward Adam Armstrong has joined Championship side Bolton Wanderers on loan until January ~ 15:00 Chronicle Live


Odds on Matt Ritchie leaving for Derby County? Don't even bother asking

Gambler asks betting firm for odds on Newcastle United's winger leaving for Derby County and gets shot down ~ 14:27 Chronicle Live


Daryl Murphy ready to grab dream chance to play in Premier League with Newcastle United

Daryl Murphy knows he will have to fight for his place at United but is prepared to work hard to stay in Rafa Benitez's plans ~ 12:41 Chronicle Live


With Joe Hart joining West Ham, Newcastle target Pepe Reina is reportedly wanted by Man City

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez is determined to recruit a goalkeeper this summer - and Pepe Reina had been his top target ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live



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