Ex-soccer star Gascoigne cleared of sexual assault on woman
MIDDLESBROUGH, England (AP) — Former England soccer star Paul Gascoigne has been cleared of sexually assaulting a woman on a train after he kissed her on the lips.
Man United drops to 12th in EPL after losing at Newcastle
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Manchester United's nightmare start to the Premier League season continued Sunday with a 1-0 loss at Newcastle.
Leicester routs Newcastle 5-0 to go 3rd in Premier League
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester climbed to third in the Premier League by routing 10-man Newcastle 5-0 on Sunday with Jamie Vardy bagging a second-half brace.
Carroll back for Newcastle in 0-0 draw with Brighton
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Andy Carroll came on for his first appearance for Newcastle in nearly nine years but couldn't inspire the team to victory in a 0-0 home draw against Brighton in the...
Beardsley banned from soccer for 8 months for racism
LONDON (AP) — Former England and Newcastle forward Peter Beardsley has been suspended from all soccer-related activity for eight months after being found guilty of making racist comments toward...
Mane scores 2 as Liverpool extends perfect EPL start
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Sadio Mane scored twice as Liverpool came back from a goal down to beat Newcastle 3-1 on Saturday and extended its perfect start to the Premier League season with a fifth...
What to watch in Europe’s soccer leagues this weekend
What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:
Reviving memories of the surprise run to the title in 2016, Leicester is the surprise outside contender a...
England come alive in 2nd half to beat Italy 37-0
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — England rounded off its preparations for the Rugby World Cup in Japan by beating Italy 37-0 on Friday with help from one man who will be left behind.
Watford collects 1st point of season in 1-1 draw v Newcastle
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Watford finally got its first point of the Premier League season in a 1-1 draw at Newcastle on Saturday.
Newcastle defender Fabian Schar canceled out Will Hughes'...
Leicester beats Newcastle on penalties in League Cup
LONDON (AP) — Kasper Schmeichel saved two penalties Wednesday as Leicester beat Newcastle 4-2 in a shootout to reach the third round of the English League Cup.
Newcastle beats Tottenham 1-0 for Bruce’s first success
LONDON (AP) — Steve Bruce claimed a first victory as Newcastle manager thanks to Joelinton sealing a 1-0 win at Tottenham in the Premier League on Sunday.
Pukki hat trick leads Norwich to 3-1 win over Newcastle
NORWICH, England (AP) — Teemu Pukki's hat trick earned Norwich its first points back in the English Premier League as the promoted team eased past Newcastle in a 3-1 win on Saturday.
Arsenal starts its EPL season with 1-0 win at Newcastle
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Arsenal's club-record signing Nicolas Pépé watched as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored to give his team a 1-0 win at Newcastle in their Premier League opening game on...
Fleetwood coach Joey Barton charged with assault
LONDON (AP) — Joey Barton, the coach of English third-tier team Fleetwood, has been charged by police with assault following an incident involving another manager after a soccer match last...
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle hired Steve Bruce to replace Rafael Benitez as its manager on Wednesday amid fan unrest at the lack of spending and ambition at the Premier League club under...
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City completed the signing of Spain midfielder Rodri from Atletico Madrid for $79 million, while Leicester spent a reported $37 million to bring in Ayoze Perez from...
Benitez leaves Newcastle after 3 years in charge
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Rafael Benitez is leaving Newcastle United after just over three years in charge.
The Spanish coach will depart when his contract ends on Sunday after Newcastle...
LONDON (AP) — A 32-year-old man has been sentenced to community service for dousing pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage with a milkshake.
LONDON (AP) — British police have charged a 32-year-old man with assault after pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament...
LONDON (AP) — Pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election on Monday — the latest in a spate of attacks on politicians...
LONDON (AP) — Rafael Benitez will hold talks with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley next week to reach a decision over his future after the Premier League season ended with a 4-0 victory over relegated...
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Saracens won a third European Champions Cup in four years when it overcame defending champion Leinster from 10-0 down to win their final 20-10 on Saturday.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Liverpool overcame the loss of Mohamed Salah to a heavy knock to the head to beat Newcastle 3-2 thanks to a late goal by Divock Origi and return to the top of the English...
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been taken off on a stretcher after a knock to the head during the English Premier League game against Newcastle on...
What to watch in Europe’s leading soccer countries
What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:
Manchester City is two wins away from retaining the Premier League trophy, but there's an outside chance the...
Benitez, Rodgers could help old club Liverpool win EPL title
With a second-place finish each, Rafa Benitez and Brendan Rodgers weren't quite able to end Liverpool's long wait for an English top-flight title during their spells in charge at...
Brighton ends goal drought to inch closer to EPL safety
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton ended a seven-game goal drought to draw with Newcastle 1-1 and move closer to safety in the English Premier League on Saturday.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Ayoze Perez's hat trick all but guaranteed Premier League safety for Newcastle by securing a 3-1 victory over Southampton on Saturday.
Broadis, oldest former England international, dies at 96
LONDON (AP) — Ivor Broadis, a World War II veteran who become a professional soccer player and was the oldest surviving former England international, has died. He was 96.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Newcastle took a big step toward Premier League survival by winning 1-0 at Leicester on Friday, with Ayoze Perez scoring the first-half winner for Rafa Benitez's...
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Luka Milivojevic sent Crystal Palace to the brink of Premier League safety by securing a 1-0 victory at Newcastle on Saturday.
LONDON (AP) — Aaron Ramsey's parting gift to Arsenal might just be helping the club back into the Champions League.
Ramsey scored in the 30th minute to set Arsenal on its way to a 2-0 win...
LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association has charged former Newcastle youth team coach Peter Beardsley with racially abusing players.
Berhalter shifting Adams to right back, Yedlin to midfield
DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — New U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced an intriguing position change after his first training session with the full American player pool Monday, moving Tyler Adams to...
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie scored a stoppage-time equalizer against his former club on Saturday to secure a 2-2 draw at Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Newcastle rallies from 2-0 down to beat Everton 3-2
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Everton scored twice in the first half before conceding three in the second as Ayoze Perez scored a late double for Newcastle to win 3-2 in the English Premier League, on...
LONDON (AP) — Declan Rice passed his latest England audition with a goal and an authoritative display in West Ham's 2-0 win over Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday.
Newcastle beats Burnley 2-0, boosts survival hopes in EPL
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle secured a fourth straight home win by beating Burnley 2-0 on Tuesday to further ease its relegation concerns in the Premier League.
Newcastle beats 10-man Huddersfield 2-0 in Premier League
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle boosted its hopes of staying in the Premier League by beating 10-man Huddersfield 2-0, leaving the visitors stranded in last place and inching ever closer to...
UK-based man charged with inciting attack in Germany
LONDON (AP) — A man living in northeast England has been charged under Britain's terrorism laws with attempting to incite a car, knife and bomb attack in Germany.
Fatah Mohammed Abdullah, a 33-year-old from Newcastle, was charged Monday with encouraging another person to plow a car into crowds in Germany, attack people with a meat cleaver and detonate bombs, "with the aim of killing and/or causing serious injury."
The incitement allegedly took place between April 9 and Dec. 11, 2018.
Wolves level late to dent Newcastle’s survival hopes in EPL
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Wolverhampton's stoppage-time equalizer hurt Newcastle's hopes of survival when they drew 1-1 in the English Premier League on Monday.
Defender Willy Boly headed home four minutes into injury time for Wolves, getting above Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka to meet Adam Traore's looping cross.
It's the 14th time Wolves have scored in the last 10 minutes this season.
Son scores late to earn Spurs 1-0 win over Newcastle in EPL
LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min scored for the second straight game since returning from the Asian Cup to earn Tottenham a 1-0 win over Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday, lifting the team into second place above Manchester City.
The South Korea star's shot from the edge of the area looked harmless, but it went through the grasp of Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka and into the middle of the goal in the 83rd minute.
Newcastle breaks transfer record; Spurs still not spending
As the Premier League riches have soared, so has transfer spending by most clubs. Tottenham and Newcastle are exceptions.
After 14 years, Newcastle has finally broken its transfer record again. Paraguay midfielder Miguel Almiron joined from Atlanta United for a reported fee of more than 20 million pounds ($26 million) on Thursday as the January transfer window closed.
Not even at his stingiest has Newcastle owner Mike Ashley failed to sign a single player across a Premier League season.
Man City’s title hopes dented by 2-1 loss at Newcastle
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Manchester City's chances of retaining the Premier League title were hit after surrendering an early lead to lose 2-1 at relegation-threatened Newcastle on Tuesday.
Matt Ritchie's 80th-minute penalty completed a remarkable turnaround by Newcastle, which fell behind to a goal from Sergio Aguero inside 25 seconds. It was the quickest goal scored in the league this season.
Salomon Rondon canceled out Aguero's goal with a 66th-minute equalizer.
Schar double leads Newcastle to 3-0 win over Cardiff in EPL
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Fabian Schar scored the first goals of his Newcastle career to drag Rafael Benitez's men out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-0 home victory over Cardiff on Saturday.
The Switzerland defender, signed from Deportivo La Coruna in the off season, opened the scoring after a spectacular solo run from the back in the 24th minute.
Newcastle avoids another upset in FA Cup
Newcastle advanced to the fourth round of the FA Cup on Tuesday, though coach Rafa Benitez doesn't seem too keen on making a deep run in the competition.
By beating second-tier Blackburn 4-2 after extra time in a third-round replay, Newcastle earned only a fifth FA Cup victory in the past 11 seasons and set up a home match against fellow top-flight side Watford on Jan. 26.
Chelsea strengthens grip on 4th place by beating Newcastle
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea went six points clear in the chase for Champions League qualification by sending Newcastle into the English Premier League relegation zone on Saturday.
While Willian's curling strike gave Chelsea a 2-1 victory over Newcastle, manager Maurizio Sarri was still unhappy with the labored performance and fragility.
Pedro Rodriguez collected David Luiz's pass before netting to put Chelsea in front in the ninth minute.
United beats Newcastle 2-0 for 4th win under Solskjaer
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer became only the second manager to win his first four matches in charge of Manchester United as his team beat Newcastle 2-0 thanks to second-half goals by Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford on Wednesday.
Matt Busby was the other coach to achieve that feat, in 1946, putting Solskjaer in great company as he continues his perfect start to life at the helm of the club after replacing the fired Jose Mourinho last month.
Watford grabs late equalizer in 1-1 draw with Newcastle
WATFORD, England (AP) — Abdoulaye Doucoure came off the bench to score Watford's late equalizer in a 1-1 draw against Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday.
Salomon Rondon, back in Newcastle's starting team after being on the bench at Liverpool on Wednesday, hustled Watford's defense all match and his headed goal in the 29th put the visitors on course for a valuable victory in the fight for survival.