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A look ahead to this weekend's fixture at Upton Park

Newcastle complete signing of Demba Ba

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has made his second summer transfer breakthrough by finally landing Senegal striker Demba Ba.

West Ham retain hope of keeping Scott Parker

West Ham have not abandoned all hope of keeping star midfielder Scott Parker.

Kevin Nolan seals switch to West Ham

Kevin Nolan today completed his surprise move to relegated West Ham.

Newcastle swoop for West Ham striker Demba Ba

Newcastle hope to push through a move for West ham striker Demba Ba within the next 24 hours.

Joey Barton: 'I don't want to leave Newcastle'

Joey Barton has reiterated his desire to stay at Newcastle as captain Kevin Nolan heads out of St James' Park.

Newcastle agree fee with West Ham for Kevin Nolan

Newcastle skipper Kevin Nolan appears to be closing in on a move to West Ham after it emerged he is to undergo a medical with the London club.

Newcastle admit Jose Enrique contract problems

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has admitted the club is struggling to persuade Jose Enrique to sign a new deal.

Kevin Nolan may leave Newcastle United

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew's hopes of securing his key players before embarking on a recruitment drive have suffered a further blow.

Newcastle will offer Jose Enrique 'fantastic' new deal

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has claimed Jose Enrique will be offered a "fantastic" new contract to keep him on Tyneside.

Alan Pardew expected Joey Barton contract problems

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has admitted he knew there was going to be a problem with Joey Barton's contractual situation.

Newcastle prepared to part with Barton as Campbell leaves

Newcastle United have effectively put midfielder Joey Barton up for sale on the same day that they released the veteran defender Sol Campbell.

Joey Barton not offered new deal by Newcastle

Joey Barton's agent has revealed his client will not be offered a new contract by Newcastle when it expires next year.

Liverpool target Jose Enrique quiet on Newcastle future

Newcastle full-back Jose Enrique is maintaining a diplomatic silence over his future as manager Alan Pardew looks to next season.

Rare Taylor goal puts Newcastle at ease

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Taylor heads Newcastle to Premier League safety

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