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Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton believes his form this season has warranted an England call-up and insists his absence from the national team set-up must be for non-football reasons.

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Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has told local boys Andy Carroll and Steven Taylor they can achieve their ambitions on Tyneside.

West Ham close to Sidwell signing

West Ham are closing in on the signing of Aston Villa midfielder Steve Sidwell, Press Association Sport understands.

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The king is dead, long live the king, says man-of-match Barton

Alan Pardew was celebrating a flying start to his life with the Magpies last night but the player who performed the pivotal part in Newcastle United's 3-1 home victory against Liverpool dedicated his man-of-the-match champagne not to the new man in the hot seat at St James' Park but to the manager who was deemed surplus to requirements by the Tyneside club last Monday. Joey Barton, the scorer of Newcastle's second goal and the chief driving force in their first victory in six matches, said his award was a tribute to Chris Hughton.

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That one big punch

Not Joey Barton on Morten Gamst Pedersen, but Audley Harrison on finding a way past the lighter, more nimble, faster-mouthed David Haye in tonight's all-British heavyweight world title bout.

FA charge Barton with violent conduct

Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton is facing a three-match ban after being charged with violent conduct by the Football Association.

Barton was foolish says Blackburn assistant

Blackburn assistant manager Neil McDonald has described Joey Barton's actions as "foolish" after the Newcastle midfielder appeared to punch Morten Gamst Pedersen in last night's Barclays Premier League game at St James' Park.

Last-gasp Coloccini ruins N'Zogbia's quest for revenge

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