Martin Hardy is a football reporter at 'The Independent'.
Sunderland 1 Arsenal 3 match report: Mesut Özil makes instant impression on ‘lucky’ Gunners amid referee controversy
15 September 2013 12:00 AM
Wenger’s £42 million signing proves a class act but Gunners’ manager admits team were aided by refereeing blunder which derailed Sunderland’s second-half fightback
14 September 2013 12:00 AM
Alan Pardew insists Yohan Cabaye has “turned the corner” and will successfully resume his Newcastle United career after his proposed move to Arsenal fell through.
14 September 2013 12:00 AM
Accepting criticism is all in the game, Sunderland winger tells team-mates
Former Newcastle stars Alan Shearer, Rob Lee and Andrew Cole criticise owner Mike Ashley for lack of ambition in club's downfall
13 September 2013 10:49 AM
Shearer admits it is inconceivable now for a player to turn down Manchester United for Newcastle as he did in 1996, while both Lee and Cole highlight serious issues in the way the club is being run
Comment: Alan Pardew defends Joe Kinnear but fails to hide the significant cracks in Newcastle foundations
03 September 2013 05:31 PM
Loan signing of Loic Remy was the only new arrival at St James' Park this summer
01 September 2013 12:00 AM
A late winner brings relief for Newcastle, as Yohan Cabaye gets a mixed reception on his comeback
18 August 2013 12:00 AM
Despite making 10 new signings, Paolo Di Canio's side come away with nothing
02 August 2013 11:00 PM
Magpies could make a move for £15m rated midfielder after agreeing a deal with Lyon for striker Bafetimbi Gomis
18 July 2013 01:00 AM
The striker will train on his own will the dispute is settled
15 July 2013 12:23 AM
England must be inspired, not intimidated, by tough Euro challenge, Steph Houghton tells Martin Hardy
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Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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