Sport Newcastle manager Alan Pardew expects another PSG bid for Yohan Cabaye

French league champions had seen a £14m bid rejected but appear to have made a breakthrough in negotiations to open personal terms with the French midfielder

The Newcastle manager believes the first leg will be a close affair

Newcastle United will adopt a winning mentality in Europa League against Anzhi Makhachkala

The Magpies play at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium

Gareth McAuley and Ben Foster of West Brom celebrate victory over Liverpool at Anfield

Ben Foster insists West Brom will not coast after reaching 40-point mark

Wins over Liverpool and Sunderland have seen Baggies reach accustomed safety target

Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse in action against Metalist Kharkiv

Papiss Cisse remains confident Newcastle can progress past Metalist Kharkiv

Magpies drew 0-0 in the Europa League

Man remanded over Facebook comment which kept 3,000 American kids away from school

Comment suggested something violent might happen at high school

Steven Taylor

Newcastle to protect 'injury-prone' Steven Taylor

Defender recently returned from a two-month lay-off with a hamstring problem

The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was jeered by the home fans for his substitutions

Alan Pardew treating every Newcastle game as a cup final

Magpies remain close to the relegation zone

Demba Ba

'Racial abuse' of Chelsea striker Demba Ba on Facebook leads to arrest

A 39-year-old man from Gateshead was detained

Sport on TV: Fighting to make ends meet, especially if they're broke

"Behind every great man..." giggles Maria Fletcher in Fighter's Wives – The World of MMA (Five, Thursday), and behind the facade of long blonde hair and pneumatic cleavage you might expect the scheming devices of a footballer's wife. But these women who watch their husbands getting regularly beaten to a pulp need to be clever and calculating in a different way.

Coloccini and Snodgrass vie for the ball

Fabricio Coloccini set to stay at Newcastle United

Newcastle skipper Fabricio Coloccini will remain with the club until at least the end of this season.

Fabricio Coloccini wants to return home to Argentina

Exclusive: Fabricio Coloccini set to quit Newcastle

Club captain is on his way, but Magpies agree deal for Yoan Gouffran

Terry Butcher has turned down Barnsley’s approach

Martin Hardy: Terry Butcher has taken the long road to become a wanted man again

Life Beyond the Premier League

NHS accused of wasting £27m on uneaten hospital food

147,000 meals left unserved in 2011-12 by one NHS trust

Alan Pardew counting on Papiss Cisse to step up for Newcastle

Team-mate Demba Ba is set to leave for Chelsea

Building tycoon Lawrie Barratt dies age 85

Tributes have been paid to building tycoon Sir Lawrie Barratt after died at the age of 85.

Loic Remy

Striker Loic Remy a January transfer target for Newcastle United

Magpies have been badly affected by injuries

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