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When Kevin Nolan was made Newcastle's club captain at the start of this season, it is unlikely he expected his duties to include housing his fellow players.

Andy Carroll must live with club captain Kevin Nolan having been released on bail

Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll was freed on bail on condition he live with the club's captain Kevin Nolan after he appeared in court charged with assaulting a teenage former girlfriend.

Nolan simply rested by Newcastle

Newcastle boss Chris Hughton has assured skipper Kevin Nolan he remains part of his plans despite leaving him out on Saturday.

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Kevin Davies has his sights set on earning a testimonial at Bolton Wanderers. The 33-year-old is now into his eighth season at the Reebok Stadium, having moved north from Southampton in 2003 to join a side managed by Sam Allardyce.

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Newcastle United 1 Stoke City 2

Everton look fools at court of King Arfa

Everton 0, Newcastle United 1: Newcastle find new darling while Moyes' men produce little to admire

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Andy Carroll will not allow himself to get carried away after taking the first step towards filling the legendary Alan Shearer's boots.

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Newcastle boss Chris Hughton allowed his players one night to celebrate their 6-0 demolition of Aston Villa before bringing them straight back down to earth.

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Newcastle United's supporters witnessed a glorious Premier League redemption led by a number nine for a new generation.

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Andy Cole: Three cheers for Newcastle – but they need to splash out to stay up

I am delighted that Newcastle have secured promotion back to the Premier League, and the Championship title too – that on Monday at Plymouth – but I fear that unless they spend some serious cash they'll be going back down.

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