Sport A view of St James' Park

It is the fourth successive year the club has been able to announce positive financial results

Why does nobody want the Newcastle job?

COMMENT: It should be one of the most appealing jobs in England, so why did Alan Pardew's walk away and why did Tony Pulis (and others) say no?

John Carver

Next Newcastle manager: John Carver could be given job full-time as Steve Bruce and Frank De Boer drop out

Alan Pardew is set to move to Crystal Palace

Steve Bruce sees his team lose to Leicester

Steve Bruce to Newcastle: Hull City manager insists he will not replace Alan Pardew

The former defender's Geordie roots make him appear a good fit

Tony Pulis has been linked with West Ham after leaving his role as Crystal Palace manager

Next Newcastle manager: Tony Pulis has NOT been offered chance to replace Alan Pardew

Claims that the former Crystal Palace manager turned down the chance are wide of the mark

How are Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and the rest faring this season so far? Premier League half-term report

Jack Pitt-Brooke assesses the first half of the Premier League season and what the 20 clubs need to do to improve their fortunes in 2015

Next Newcastle manager: Steve Bruce, Jurgen Klopp and Frank De Boer among contenders

A look at those who could replace Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew to Crystal Palace: Newcastle manager on verge of St James' Park exit

Pardew understood to be holding talks with Selhurst Park club

Fabricio Coloccini has told Newcastle bosses he does not want to take over as the next Newcastle boss if Alan Pardew leaves

Fabricio Coloccini tells Newcastle United he does not want to take over as boss if Alan Pardew leaves

Defender had support within the club because of his strong relationship with club owner Mike Ashley

Edinson Cavani

Fabricio Coloccini: Newcastle player-manager is a rarity even among a dying breed

Coloccini is arguably the first player-manager in the Premier League era  - if he gets the job - to be a truly integral part of the first-team

Fabricio Coloccini celebrates his goal

Fabricio Coloccini: How defender's power has grown within St James’ Park

At the start of last year he wanted out but now defender has huge influence with owner and in the dressing room

Fabricio Coloccini set for Newcastle United job

EXCLUSIVE: Argentinian defender amazingly lined up to replace Alan Pardew, who closes on Crystal Palace post after £2m compensation agreed

Alan Pardew said: ‘I love the cup competitions but I’ve not really had too much joy here’

Alan Pardew to Crystal Palace: Newcastle manager on the brink of move to Selhurst Park

The London club would have to pay a hefty buy-out clause to bring Pardew to Selhurst Park

Papiss Demba Cisse of Newcastle United celebrates with team-mate Jack Colback after scoring against Everton

Newcastle vs Everton match report: Alan Pardew no-show after victory fuels rumours of Crystal Palace move

Newcastle 3 Everton 2: Papiss Cisse, Ayoze Perez and Jack Colback on target as Magpies hold on, but manager fails to engage in usual post-match media duties

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