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A look ahead to this weekend's encounter at Stamford Bridge

Tony Adams' highs and lows

Shearer – Owen leaving is 'a scary thought'

Newcastle United 2 Stoke City 2

I will decide January buys, insists Kinnear

In a move that suggests the sale of Newcastle United is effectively postponed, it was announced yesterday that the caretaker manager Joe Kinnear will remain in charge until the end of the season.

Terry wins Adams' backing as Capello keeps his counsel

England's captain for tomorrow night's friendly against the Czech Republic – and more importantly the forthcoming World Cup qualification campaign – will be announced later today but yesterday one of the previous incumbents, Tony Adams, made it unequivocally clear who he would back to wear the armband.

Blackburn tight-lipped on Shearer

Blackburn are aiming to have a new manager in place within 10 days, chairman John Williams announced today.

Rambo Junior on a mission to bring back good old days

Teenage talent lines up to join legends as youngest to lift venerable trophy

Sheringham to hang up boots at end of season

Teddy Sheringham, the former England striker who won 51 caps for his country and played for seven different clubs, announced yesterday that he will retire at the end of the season

Mort blames takeover stories on 'malicious rumours'

The Newcastle United chairman, Chris Mort, yesterday dismissed recent speculation about the club being sold by Mike Ashley less than a year after he bought it. Mort described reports, including one about the Dubai International Capital (DIC) group, and one connecting Alan Shearer to a potential takeover, as "absolute rubbish", and Mort clearly sees the spreading of "so many false rumours" as a malicious act by an unnamed individual.

Perfection the goal for driven Belichick

New England's Sir Alf Ramsey will not suffer Patriots games tomorrow as he seeks to emulate Miami's unbeaten season by winning a fourth Super Bowl

Keegan has Shorey in his sights and ponders role for Shearer

The England international Nicky Shorey is among those in Kevin Keegan's sights as the Newcastle manager tries to add a few names to his squad before the end of the month, as well as speaking to Alan Shearer about the possibility of him joining the back-room staff at St James' Park.

Shearer's paradise postponed by reluctance to play second fiddle

St James' legend may have to waithis turn after ruling out the No 2 role

Newcastle go for Hughesafter rejection by Redknapp

The Newcastle United chairman, Chris Mort, will endeavour this morning to regain the initiative after one of the worst weekends in even this turbulent club's recent experience.

Out of the financial comfort zone

In the first of a new series on the self-employed, we look at the initial challenges of going it alone

Newcastle United 3 Wigan Athletic 1: Shearer adds to Wigan's growing pain

De Zeeuw heads the casualty list of nasty knocks

Newcastle United 2 Portsmouth 0: Wor Alan: the Shearer legend given a new lease of life

Talismanic striker sends St James' Park into raptures by breaking Jackie Milburn's record with 201st goal for club as Newcastle make winning start to life after Graeme Souness
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