Newcastle United


Matt Ritchie believes the international break may have come at a 'good time' for Newcastle

The Scotland international has spoken about the pressures of the Championship ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Peter Beardsley discusses how close Newcastle's youngsters are to making the first team

The under-23's boss has guided his side to a successful season so far and insists Rafa Benitez knows his youngsters are ready if needed ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfer rumours LIVE: Rafa Benitez Q & A part two as he speaks about the academy

All the latest Newcastle United news and analysis as the Magpies plans their route back to the Premier League ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live



Think you know Newcastle United? Name EVERY player Rafa Benitez has used this season

Rafa Benitez is known for rotating his playing squad, but can you name all the players Newcastle United have used in every competition in 2016-17? ~ 19:30 Chronicle Live


Ayoze Perez on what he believes has been the biggest change Rafa Benitez has brought to Newcastle

Newcastle United are top of the Championship table and appear on course for promotion, less than 12 months after a deflating relegation ~ 18:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United fans face another long evening trip after Cardiff clash is switched for TV

Newcastle's penultimate game of the season will be shown live on Sky Sports - but it means a long trip for the loyal supporters ~ 17:01 Chronicle Live


Why Newcastle United can trust Daryl Murphy to get you goals

Mick Martin has scouted Irish talent for many years, and the former Magpies star says the club's Irish contingent have got what it takes ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez Q & A: Ahead of a huge seven weeks, Newcastle boss has clear message - stay united

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez issues a rallying cry ahead of a big few weeks for the Magpies ~ 13:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez exclusive Q&A: Newcastle boss on being 'over-cautious' and United's bright future

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez answers the questions you put to us in the Big Toon Survey and more in our exclusive Q&A ~ 12:00 Chronicle Live


Sky Sports' EFL anchor Scott Minto on working with Rafa Benitez, Newcastle - and accusations of bias

Sky anchor Scott Minto says that Newcastle United's tactics might be better suited to the Premier League    ~ 10:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United transfer gossip: Magpies linked with move for Middlesbrough defender

Newcastle United and Middlesbrough could be swapping places this summer, but will Boro's key defender also make a switch? ~ 08:17 Chronicle Live


Justin Kluivert wants to emulate his ex-Newcastle striker father Patrick - and play in England

Newcastle United keep tabs on Ajax and the Eredivisie, and they have also watched Kasper Dolberg ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfer rumours LIVE: All the latest updates as United make the most of the international break

All the latest Newcastle United news and analysis as the Magpies plans their route back to the Premier League ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Thu, 23 Mar 2017
Ayoze Perez explains how Rafa Benitez is building 'something special' at Newcastle United

Newcastle United are top of the Championship table with just eight games remaining in the second-tier campaign ~ 18:00 Chronicle Live


How last year's March international break impacted on the race for the Premier League

A look back on how last year's March international break affected last year's Championship race ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


Ayoze Perez on 'offers' he had to leave Newcastle - and how Benitez helped convince him to stay

Newcastle United forward Ayoze Perez has delivered a wide-ranging interview with a Tenerife radio station ~ 13:01 Chronicle Live


Ian Cathro left Newcastle United amid much fanfare - so how's he getting on at Hearts so far?

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez kept Ian Cathro among his backroom staff after McClaren was sacked - and now the 30-year-old is managing Hearts ~ 13:00 Chronicle Live


Aleksandar Mitrovic talks about not playing for Newcastle United while on international duty

Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic says that Georgia will be a tough game for Serbia - but he hopes to play ~ 13:00 Chronicle Live


EFL Goal of 2016: No Newcastle United goals included in the list - so here's our top five

Here are five Newcastle goals we think could have made the nominations for the EFL goal of 2016 ~ 12:26 Chronicle Live


Haris Vuckic edges closer to Newcastle exit door - where did it all go wrong for the wonderkid?

Newcastle United held off competition from Manchester United and AC Milan to sign Haris Vuckic as a 16-year-old, but he has never fulfilled his talent ~ 12:20 Chronicle Live


Newcastle's presence in the Championship gives Sky a huge boost: Magpies games the biggest TV draw

Newcastle United have eight of the top ten most viewed games this season - with Brighton game drawing huge audience ~ 12:02 Chronicle Live


Moussa Sissoko used to make international breaks a misery for Newcastle - now the tables have turned

Newcastle United fans used to be forced to endure Moussa Sissoko's pleas to leave during international break - now Spurs want to offload him already ~ 11:52 Chronicle Live


Newcastle sold Moussa Sissoko for £30m - and now Tottenham want to offload him for a huge loss

Moussa Sissoko spoke of winning titles at 'bigger club' Tottenham Hotspur, but the ex-Newcastle United midfielder's move has not gone to plan ~ 09:31 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's Haris Vuckic in week's trial with Dutch side FC Twente

Haris Vuckic's time on Tyneside could be coming to an end as the Slovenian has a week's trial with FC Twente ~ 08:12 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfer rumours LIVE: Boost at Isaac Hayden set to return to the first team

All the latest Newcastle United news and analysis as the Magpies plans their route back to the Premier League ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Why Isaac Hayden has finally provided Rafa Benitez with some positive Newcastle injury news

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez has had nothing but negative injury news over the past week - until now ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Wed, 22 Mar 2017
'We're living our dream together': Why Ayoze Perez's brother is the 'key' to his Newcastle success

Exclusive: Newcastle United striker Ayoze Perez and his North East-based brother Sammy sitdown for their first media interview together ~ 19:00 Chronicle Live


Shola Ameobi is enjoying a career renaissance at Notts County - here's why

Former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi joined up with ex-Magpies team-mates Kevin Nolan and Alan Smith at Notts County earlier this year ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United keeper caught out with wrong ticket on the Metro

Rob Elliot was caught with the wrong ticket on Tuesday night but said the ticket inspector was 'just doing his job' ~ 14:50 Chronicle Live


Mike Ashley's net worth shrinks again - but will that impact on Newcastle's transfer plans?

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has seen his wealth decline for the second year in succession, according to the Forbes Rich List ~ 13:30 Chronicle Live


Frustrated Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic to be handed chance to kick-start his season

Serbia boss Slavoljub Muslin set to give Mitrovic the chance to play against Georgia - despite lack of minutes so far ~ 12:53 Chronicle Live


Four players Newcastle should look to sign this summer: Columnist Mick Quinn turns scout

Newcastle United must strengthen if they gain promotion - and columnist Mick Quinn has selected a few potential targets ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Best goal, biggest flop and funniest moment: Watch Chris Waugh's 90-second season review

Chris Waugh talks about the moment Rafa Benitez pretended to answer the phone to Torres during his quick-fire review of Newcastle United's season ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Is Hatem Ben Arfa set to leave PSG this summer - and could a return to England be on the cards?

Hatem Ben Arfa played under Claude Puel at Nice, and the Southampton boss helped the ex-Newcastle United forward earn a move to PSG ~ 11:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United gossip: Magpies linked with a summer move for Premier League midfielder

Rafa Benitez will look to strengthen just about every area of the Newcastle United squad this summer - and may turn to Burnley for a midfielder ~ 09:58 Chronicle Live


Fears Daryl Murphy's calf injury is a recurrence of earlier problem - and he's a doubt for Wigan

Newcastle United forward Daryl Murphy has withdrawn from the Republic of Ireland squad with a calf injury ~ 09:30 Chronicle Live


Stop being so negative about the Birmingham draw - points are all that matter to Newcastle now

Columnist Mick Quinn believes Newcastle United's point at St Andrew's could prove crucial come the end of the season ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United accounts are imminent - and they illustrate importance of going back up

Newcastle United accounts will be released in the coming weeks, and they show stark impact of relegation ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


WWE superstar Neville gives hilarious response when asked about Newcastle United's title chances

Newcastle United are top of the Championship but Neville believes it's more certain that he'll win at WrestleMania than it is the Toon go up ~ 06:30 Chronicle Live


Karl Darlow on why he's earned Rafa Benitez's trust - and how he intends to be long-term No 1

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez started the campaign with Matz Sels in goal, but Karl Darlow has usurped the Belgian and is impressing ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfer rumours LIVE: Fresh midfielder link, targets verdict

All the latest Newcastle United news and analysis as the Magpies plans their route back to the Premier League ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Les Ferdinand explains why Rafa Benitez has done a much better job than people think

Legendary former Newcastle United striker Les Ferdinand knows all about how tough life in the Sky Bet Championship can be ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Can Matz Sels break back into the Newcastle United first team picture? Peter Beardsley comments

Beardsley has praised the Belgian goalkeeper's 'brilliant attitude to the game' after a superb performance for Newcastle under-23's on Saturday ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Tue, 21 Mar 2017
Newcastle's rebuilding job, Rafa's future and Pardew's ego: Don Hutchison answers your questions

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez will stay in the summer, reckons Don Hutchison ~ 18:00 Chronicle Live


'Matz Sels did not become a bad keeper overnight' - Belgium boss Martinez on Newcastle stopper

Newcastle United goalkeeper Matz Sels has not made a league appearance for the Magpies since September but is in the Belgium national squad ~ 17:21 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United's first team would be improved by these seven Championship players

Columnist Mick Quinn has picked his Championship Team of the Season - and he has four Newcastle United players in it ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


'Don't doubt Rafa': Our must-watch Les Ferdinand interview on the big Newcastle United issues

Newcastle United hero Les Ferdinand has addressed home form, Rafa Benitez and the Magpies' current form ~ 15:54 Chronicle Live


Daryl Murphy sent back to Tyneside by Ireland as Newcastle's injury problems mount

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez hoped the international break would allow time for his players to recover, but the injury list is growing ~ 13:58 Chronicle Live


Marseille set to pay seven-figure fee to re-sign Florian Thauvin - as Newcastle suffer a loss

Details of the deal that has taken Florian Thauvin back to Marseille from Newcastle United ~ 13:00 Chronicle Live


Date for Newcastle fans' diaries: Premier League confirms when 2017/18 fixtures will be announced

Newcastle United are not back in the Premier League yet, but the Magpies are top of the Championship table with just eight games to go ~ 12:17 Chronicle Live


Steve McClaren: Benitez took a big risk by staying at Newcastle United - but it will pay off

Rafa Benitez took over as Magpies manager from McClaren, but he has backed his successor to seal promotion for Newcastle ~ 12:15 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez given yet another injury headache - with Newcastle striker ruled out of international

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez has already seen Ciaran Clark and Grant Hanley withdraw from their respective international squads ~ 11:39 Chronicle Live


'There is something going on behind the scenes' - Ex Newcastle manager discusses Derby sacking

Steve McClaren admits he is still 'shocked and disappointed' by his sacking from Derby County in a candid interview on Premier League Daily ~ 11:25 Chronicle Live


Is Reading's technical director accusing Newcastle United of buying their way to promotion?

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez spent more than £55m on players last summer, but the Magpies actually made a £30m net profit ~ 10:24 Chronicle Live


Mick Quinn names FOUR Newcastle players in his Team of the Season - do you agree with his XI?

Only two Newcastle United players were named in the EFL's Championship Team of the Season, so Mick Quinn has selected his rival XI ~ 09:42 Chronicle Live


Florian Thauvin: I'm not coming back to Newcastle - but the move did me good

On-loan Marseille winger Florian Thauvin on why it didn't work out for him on Tyneside ~ 08:48 Chronicle Live


How far away is Sammy Ameobi from Newcastle's first team? Peter Beardsley passes verdict

The 24-year-old winger scored two screamers for Newcastle's under-23 side on Saturday as he looks to push his way back in to the first team picture ~ 07:00 Chronicle Live


Ayoze Perez explains why Newcastle must use international break wisely ahead of a hectic April

League-leaders Newcastle United will play seven of their remaining eight fixtures during April - starting with back-to-back home games ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfer rumours LIVE: Lessons from history, midfielder's pledge

All the latest Newcastle United news and analysis after Newcastle's draw at Birmingham ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Mo Diame aiming to improve his performances but says promotion is Newcastle's main priority

Mo Diame has hung up his boots at international level with Senegal and now wants to close in on United's main goal this season ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez will be hoping to emulate Kevin Keegan and Chris Hughton but avoid fate of Jim Smith

Newcastle have eight games left to seal a Premier League place - here's how their last three promotion bids have gone ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Mon, 20 Mar 2017
Former Newcastle target neck and neck with Lionel Messi in the race for the European Golden Shoe

United were routinely credited with an interest in Dutch striker Bas Dost, who is tearing up the Portuguese Primeira Liga at Sporting Lisbon ~ 17:11 Chronicle Live


'He passes on advice from Pepe Reina and Navas' - Freddie Woodman on 'brilliant' Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United goalkeeper Freddie Woodman is spending the second half of the season on loan at Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United gossip: Magpies 'set to make renewed effort' to sign Tom Cairney this summer

Fulham quoted Newcastle United £20m for Tom Cairney in January, but there are suggestions the Magpies have not lost interest in the midfielder yet ~ 15:06 Chronicle Live


Championship team of the year: The EFL got it wrong, so now you pick your side of the year

Newcastle United were not happy that Ciaran Clark was missing from the EFL Championship side of the year - pick yours here ~ 14:49 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United loan watch: de Jong scores again while Mbabu impresses in Switzerland

We review how Newcastle's loanees got on this week as a host of United players continue their development away from Tyneside ~ 13:26 Chronicle Live


Another Kluivert at Newcastle, anyone? Son of former United star scores first goal for Ajax at 17

Justin Kluivert, the son of former Newcastle forward Patrick, is already making waves in the Eredivisie after a string of good performances ~ 12:44 Chronicle Live


Eight games to go, will Newcastle United go up? Take our updated promotion predictor

After Saturday's draw against Birmingham Newcastle United extended their lead at the top of the Championship with Huddersfield and Brighton stumbling ~ 12:15 Chronicle Live


Daryl Murphy set to withdraw from Ireland squad - and NUFC give details on Hanley injury

Scotland international Grant Hanley is ordered to rest up after ankle knock leaves Newcastle United down to the bare bones in defence ~ 11:40 Chronicle Live


Only two Newcastle United players make team of the year - and the club's response is hilarious

Newcastle United pair Dwight Gayle and Jonjo Shelvey make the Championship team of the year - but there's four Brighton players in there ~ 09:58 Chronicle Live


Siem de Jong is a man in form: Could he be the long-term answer to Newcastle's creative woes?

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez sent Siem de Jong out on loan for the season in order for the midfielder to regain his fitness - and he is doing so ~ 09:31 Chronicle Live


Newcastle defender Grant Hanley withdraws from the Scotland squad as injury problems mount

Newcastle defender Grant Hanley is the latest player to withdraw from international duty ~ 08:26 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez reveals the key characteristic Grant Hanley brings to the Newcastle side

Newcastle United defender Grant Hanley made just his third league start of the campaign during the 0-0 draw at Birmingham City ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live


Compared to Newcastle United's last 0-0 draw in the second city - this stalemate was sweet as a nut

Just 10 months since Birmingham proved to be the graveyard of Newcastle's top flight place this visit sees them on course for instant return ~ 06:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez on why international break 'can only be a positive' for 'important' Dwight Gayle

Newcastle United forward Dwight Gayle has scored 21 goals so far this season, but has netted just once since mid-January ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news and transfer rumours LIVE: Why the Magpies are back in the driving seat

All the latest Newcastle United news and analysis after Newcastle's draw at Birmingham ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Sun, 19 Mar 2017
Matt Ritchie laments 'wrongly' disallowed goal - but explains why this could be a crucial point

Newcastle United were held to a goalless draw by Birmingham City, though Matt Ritchie did have a strike incorrectly chalked off ~ 22:30 Chronicle Live


Getting Newcastle United up without bothering Wembley is what it's all about

In the cold light of day only one thing matters for Newcastle United and Rafa Benitez - and that is getting automatic promotion ~ 19:30 Chronicle Live


'It might wake the East Stand up' Newcastle United fans divided over potential switch

Newcastle United could get special dispensation to avoid moving away fans should they be promoted back to the Premier League next season ~ 19:30 Chronicle Live


The stats do not lie: Newcastle may be stuttering but it's their rivals who are running out of time

Newcastle United's 0-0 draw at Birmingham City actually strengthened their position - and Chris Waugh believes this break will serve them well ~ 18:00 Chronicle Live


'He was outstanding' Newcastle United U23 coach Peter Beardsley's verdict on keeper

Matz Sels, Massadio Haidara and Sammy Ameobi all played key roles as Newcastle United's Under-23s marched on in the cup ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


Grant Hanley puts personal glory to one side and insists Newcastle squad have never been more United

Grant Hanley hasn't played the amount of games he expected to at Newcastle but says he can't complain with a promotion bid looking good ~ 16:00 Chronicle Live


Rate the players as Newcastle United take a small step closer to the Premier League

It might not have been the three points they were after, but Newcastle United's draw with Birmingham takes them closer to their goal ~ 15:54 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United transfers: Turn this summer's long list into a key targets

Who should Rafa Benitez target this summer if Newcastle get back into the Premier League? Tells us who the Magpies should buy ~ 13:36 Chronicle Live


Grant Hanley watch: Consistent Ciaran Clark's absence is not felt as Scot steps up at St Andrew's

Newcastle United have shipped just 12 goals on the road all season - and even without Ciaran Clark they were solid defensively once again ~ 11:47 Chronicle Live


Gayle's trigger-happy celebrations and Hanley's 'Shelvey role' - moments you might have missed

Newcastle United wrongly had a goal disallowed during the 0-0 draw at Birmingham City - but did you pick up on these moments as well? ~ 11:40 Chronicle Live


Birmingham 0-0 Newcastle: Read Chris Waugh's player ratings from a frustrating stalemate

Newcastle United extended their lead over third-placed Huddersfield Town but were held - here's how the players fared ~ 11:34 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United denied by the brilliance of ex-Poland international Tomasz Kuszczak

Despite dominating the game. having the most possession and creating more goal attempts Newcastle end the day frustrated ~ 11:24 Chronicle Live


Jamaal Lascelles stays calm after Newcastle United's 0-0 draw with Birmingham City

Newcastle skipper refuses to dwell too much on offside call for Matt Ritchie's strike in the first half at St Andrew's ~ 10:19 Chronicle Live


Why Gianfranco Zola 'hopes' Newcastle get promoted - and believes United '100%' will go up

Newcastle United were held to a goalless draw by Birmingham City at St Andrew's, but actually moved further clear at the top of the table ~ 09:20 Chronicle Live


Away fans set to stay in the Leazes End at St James' Park - even if Newcastle go up

Newcastle United in talks with the Premier League over new away fan rules and looking at safety implications ~ 08:00 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez responds to criticism of Newcastle United's recent form

Benitez is asked by the local media in Birmingham whether his side are faltering - here's what he said ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Newcastle United news LIVE: Rafa Benitez reacts to Birmingham draw; Key men coming back

All the latest Newcastle United news and analysis after Newcastle's draw at Birmingham ~ 05:00 Chronicle Live


Sat, 18 Mar 2017
Birmingham 0-0 Newcastle analysis: Why international break has come at the perfect time for United

Newcastle United edged further ahead of third-placed Huddersfield Town, but Chris Waugh believes the Magpies need a two-week break ~ 21:30 Chronicle Live


Birmingham 0-0 Newcastle fan pictures: Toon Army in fine voice despite frustrating draw

See if you can spot yourself or someone you know among the travelling Toon support at Newcastle's draw with Birmingham ~ 20:38 Chronicle Live


Rafa Benitez explains why Jonjo Shelvey did not start against Birmingham City

Newcastle boss wasn't convinced Shelvey had enough fitness to get through 90 minutes at St Andrew's ~ 19:52 Chronicle Live


Birmingham 0-0 Newcastle: A wrong decision and inspired keeper deny United - 5 things we learned

Newcastle United extended their lead over third place despite a frustrating stalemate at St Andrew's on Saturday afternoon ~ 19:08 Chronicle Live


Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez: We 'did what we had to do' in goalless draw at Birmingham

Newcastle can't get past a resolute Birmingham defence on frustrating afternoon at St Andrew's today ~ 18:24 Chronicle Live


Birmingham 0-0 Newcastle: Read Lee Ryder's player ratings after draw at St Andrew's

Newcastle United drew at St Andrews in a frustrating clash at struggling Birmingham City ~ 17:54 Chronicle Live


'One point closer' or 'Limping over the finish line'? Newcastle fans split after Birmingham draw

The Magpies are now seven points clear of Huddersfield but that wasn't enough to appease some United fans ~ 17:34 Chronicle Live



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