The former Brighton manager Gus Poyet has met with representatives of Sunderland and is the leading candidate to succeed Paolo Di Canio as the club's head coach.
The Magpies were stunned 3-2 by the promoted side
Ethiopian edges out Briton in Great North Run and seeks rematch in London Marathon
The Great North Run has got underway in wet and windy conditions, with more than 50,000 people setting off from Newcastle this morning.
Newcastle are yet to complete a deal for any new players but are close to securing both Remy and Bafetimbi Gomis
The Ministry of Defence is being sued for negligence in a landmark case by the family of a military policeman who was killed in one of the most notorious episodes of the Iraq war.
The striker has now agreed to wear the logo of the money-lending company
Two teenage girls found by police divers in named
Former manager also claims he was at Wimbledon for 10 years
Before the best of Britain's runners and jumpers got into action in Birmingham yesterday, it was fair to say they were in danger of getting stuck in Jagger mode in post-home-Olympic season.
The arrival of Joe Kinnear has led to upheaval at St James' Park
The triple jumper was available
The Swede replaced Charles van Commenee last October
Council leader pays tribute to 'immensely talented and highly educated young man'
Newcastle manager 'accepts the flak' as 6-0 home defeat keeps club in relegation danger
TV comedian Lee Nelson has withdrawn his nomination to stand in the South Shields by-election.