Sport West Ham striker Andy Carroll looks on at Stamford Bridge

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

Comfortable Liverpool dismiss Newcastle

Liverpool 3 Newcastle 0

Nolan to sign Newcastle deal within two weeks

Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan is ready to sign a new contract to end speculation over his future.

DJ Campbell leaves Blackpool cursing their luck

Blackpool were left cursing their luck despite claiming a draw against Newcastle with a contentious DJ Campbell equaliser this afternoon.

Nolan to return for Newcastle

Newcastle skipper Kevin Nolan will return from suspension for tomorrow's Barclays Premier League trip to Blackpool.

Stephen Ireland set for Newcastle debut against Manchester United

Stephen Ireland will make his Newcastle debut against Manchester United tonight as he attempts to re-launch his career.

Pardew denies rumours linking Enrique with Liverpool move

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has insisted there is no deal in place to sell Spanish full-back Jose Enrique to Liverpool. Speculation has been rife in recent months that the former Villarreal full-back will leave Tyneside during the summer after putting talks over a new contract on hold.

Newcastle deny Jose Enrique is Liverpool bound

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has insisted there is no deal in place to sell Spanish full-back Jose Enrique to Liverpool.

Man arrested over Andy Carroll car fire

A man has been arrested on suspicion of setting fire to Liverpool striker Andy Carroll's Range Rover.

Alan Pardew happy for Joey Barton to speak out

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew will not seek to gag outspoken midfielder Joey Barton after handing him the captain's armband.

Barton puts resurgent Magpies in the clear

Newcastle United 4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1: Wolves revival halted as McCarthy laments 'Keystone Kops' defending

Pardew makes lively excuses for dull players

Stoke City 4 Newcastle United 0

Hapless Newcastle thrashed by Stoke

Stoke 4 Newcastle 0

Joe Kinnear bemoans lack of credit for Newcastle stint

Former Newcastle boss Joe Kinnear has claimed he has not had the credit he deserves for his spell in charge because he is a cockney.

Steve Bruce reveals chance to sign Andy Carroll

Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has admitted he once had the chance to sign striker Andy Carroll for just £4.5million.

Joey Barton and Kevin Nolan deserve England call says Alan Pardew

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is surprised that England counterpart Fabio Capello has not called upon in-form duo Joey Barton an Kevin Nolan.

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