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Southampton manager Ronald Koeman was proud of the "unbelievable" spirit displayed by his players as they brought the club's worst losing streak of the 21st century to a comprehensive end.

Southampton vs Newcastle match report: Graziano Pelle’s double piles pressure on Alan Pardew as Saints run riot

Southampton 4 Newcastle 0: Fans vent their fury at embattled Newcastle manager after  Southampton’s Italian signing makes a striking impression

Dusan Tadic vs Remy Cabella: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Southampton and Newcastle

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' midfielders ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at St Mary's

Ronald Koeman has enjoyed a prosperous week with victories over Millwall and West Ham

Southampton vs Newcastle: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League clash at St Mary’s

Transfer news: The best Premier League transfer of the summer

The Independent takes a look at the best buys of the summer after the transfer window came to a dramatic end

Transfer round-up: Complete club-by-club guide to the 2014 transfer window as Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa head £835m influx

Premier League clubs smashed the previous record for money spent in a single transfer window with Manchester United leading the way

Southampton transfer news: Toby Alderweireld and Sadio Mane undergo medicals

The in-demand duo look to be heading to the south coast

Your essential guide to the new Barclays Premier League 2014-15 season

Premier League: Transfers, predictions and key information – your essential guide to the new season

Jack Pitt-Brooke and James Mariner run through all 20 clubs

Jay Rodriguez and Andros Townsend

Jay Rodriguez to Tottenham: Spurs improve £14m plus Andros Townsend offer in final attempt to secure deadline day signing

Spurs want to sign the injured England forward this summer with the belief that a number of clubs will rival them for his signature in January

Tottenham Hotspur target Morgan Schneiderlin 'happy at Southampton' despite speculation

France star enjoying life again with the Saints after impressive victory

Southampton goal scorer Morgan Schneiderlin
Carlton Cole (right) celebrates his goal for West Ham last weekend

Premier League: West Ham United vs Southampton match preview

A look ahead to this weekend Premier League fixture at Upton Park

Andros Townsend

Andros Townsend transfer news: Southampton losing hope of deal for Tottenham winger

The England international has been linked with a move away from White Hart Lane

Southampton transfer news: Saints target Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld

However, Ronald Koeman faces competition for the Belgian

Andros Townsend is nearing a Tottenham comeback after recovering from a hamstring injury

Tottenham transfer news: Andros Townsend left in limbo as Spurs wait on Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin

English winger seemingly caught in the middle of stand-off

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The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there
The 12 ways of Christmas: Spare a thought for those who will be working to keep others safe during the festive season

The 12 ways of Christmas

We speak to a dozen people who will be working to keep others safe, happy and healthy over the holidays
Birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends, new study shows

The male exhibits strange behaviour

A new study shows that birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends...
Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf and Noël Coward reveal how they coped with the December blues

Famous diaries: Christmas week in history

Noël Coward parties into the night, Alan Clark bemoans the cost of servants, Evelyn Waugh ponders his drinking…
From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

The great tradition of St Paul and Zola reached its nadir with a hungry worker's rant to Russell Brand, says DJ Taylor
A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore: A prodigal daughter has a breakthrough

A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore

The story was published earlier this month in 'Poor Souls' Light: Seven Curious Tales'
Marian Keyes: The author on her pre-approved Christmas, true love's parking implications and living in the moment

Marian Keyes

The author on her pre-approved Christmas, true love's parking implications and living in the moment
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef creates an Italian-inspired fish feast for Christmas Eve

Bill Granger's Christmas Eve fish feast

Bill's Italian friends introduced him to the Roman Catholic custom of a lavish fish supper on Christmas Eve. Here, he gives the tradition his own spin…
Liverpool vs Arsenal: Brendan Rodgers is fighting for his reputation

Rodgers fights for his reputation

Liverpool manager tries to stay on his feet despite waves of criticism
Amir Khan: 'The Taliban can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'

Amir Khan attacks the Taliban

'They can threaten me but I must speak out... innocent kids, killed over nothing. It’s sick in the mind'
Michael Calvin: Sepp Blatter is my man of the year in sport. Bring on 2015, quick

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Sepp Blatter is my man of the year in sport. Bring on 2015, quick