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August 11, 2014 6:50 AM Back in Toon: Alan Pardew and the Newcastle fans back on good terms

ALAN PARDEW survived his first big test of the new season yesterday as peace broke out between the Newcastle boss and the Toon Army. But in the match programme, he said: "We came up short at times last season but everyone has worked hard to ensure we have a team that will represent this great club in a fitting manager over the coming months and I'm relishing 9

August 10, 2014 10:59 PM Alan Pardew returns to the touchline at St James Park for first time since his ban as Newcastle beat Real Sociedad 1-0

For the first time since 50,000 Geordies hissed their deafening disapproval and forced him to retreat to his dugout, Newcastle manager Alan Pardew returned to St James’ Park. After five minutes he made his first tentative steps into the technical area which had been the scene of his public persecution three months ago. Given the sedate setting of a pre-season 12

July 18, 2014 4:19 PM Newcastle shocked by fans' deaths

Newcastle have paid tribute to two fans who died on flight MH17 on their way to support the club in New Zealand. John Alder and Liam Sweeney were aboard the Malaysian Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it crashed in Eastern Ukraine on Thursday afternoon. Mr Alder, who was known to many Magpies supporters as "the Undertaker" because of his distinctive 8

July 18, 2014 2:52 PM Flight MH17 tragedy: How Newcastle United and Tyneside have paid tribute to two NUFC fans killed

The Magpies fans, John Alder and Liam Sweeney, were heading for New Zealand to see their beloved team play when the plane they were in was "shot down" over Ukraine Tyneside is in shock and mourning after two of Newcastle United’s most dedicated fans died in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy. Super fan John Alder, from Deckham in Gateshead, and Liam Sweeney 9

July 18, 2014 10:21 AM Premier League - Two Newcastle fans on tragic MH17 flight

Two Newcastle fans on their way to attend the club’s pre-season tour of New Zealand were on doomed flight MH17, the Premier League side have confirmed. "It is with great sadness that we learn today the tragic news of the deaths of John Alder and Liam Sweeney, two of the club's most loyal supporters, who lost their lives on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 which 62

July 16, 2014 11:07 PM Official: Newcastle sign Riviere from Monaco

Newcastle United have completed the signing of Emmanuel Riviere from Monaco. The 24-year-old striker has signed a long-term contract with the Premier League club and becomes Alan Pardew's fifth signing this summer. "I'm very happy to be here at Newcastle," Riviere told Newcastle's official website. "When the club spoke to me I said yes immediately. It was an easy decision 10

July 9, 2014 12:01 AM Victims of regional accent bias ‘need legal protection’

It is, perhaps, the last bastion of unrecognised discrimination: Geordies, Liverpudlians and Cockneys are all potential victims of “accentism”. People with a strong regional accent suffer from such negative perceptions that many feel forced to “posh up” their speech, an academic says. Alexander Baratta, a lecturer in English language at the University 41

June 10, 2014 7:05 AM 'I want to finish my career as a Magpies hero' says Colback (From The Northern Echo)

NEWCASTLE UNITED last night completed the signing of Jack Colback and the former Sunderland midfielder is dreaming of ending his career at St James’ Park. After rejecting the chance to stay at the Stadium of Light where he spent more than a decade, Colback has penned a long-term deal understood to be six years with the Black Cats’ staunch Tyne-Wear rivals 22

June 6, 2014 4:13 PM A Point of View: Taking England back to the Dark Ages

What would happen if England started to break up into its seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms? Tom Shakespeare lets his imagination run riot. Thirty years ago this autumn, I began a degree in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at Cambridge University. Us ASNaCs, as we were known, were a happy band, who understood that Vikings had no horns on their helmets, who yearned 21

May 10, 2014 9:32 PM Greg Dyke’s pursuit of the Big Idea puts his more sensible reforms in danger

Shortly after being appointed chairman of the Football Association last summer, Greg Dyke declared that one of his main targets was to see England win the World Cup in the desert heat of Qatar in 2022. Shortly after being appointed chairman of the Football Association last summer, Greg Dyke declared that one of his main targets was to see England win the World 36