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 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...
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.
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.
Liverpool’s 4-0 win over Newcastle gives Benitez the blues
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool was six points clear at the top of the English Premier League after strolling past Newcastle 4-0 at Anfield on Wednesday.
While defending champion Manchester City was losing for the second game in a row, at Leicester, Juergen Klopp's men were showing how desperate they are to secure the club's first top-flight title since 1990.
Benitez aiming to achieve second Newcastle ‘miracle’
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Rafael Benitez believes he will achieve a second miracle in successive campaigns if he manages to avoid Premier League relegation with Newcastle again.
"We have to be realistic and understand we will be in the bottom half for the season," the club's Spanish coach said as he prepared for Wednesday's visit to his former team Liverpool, the league leader. "If we can be better than three teams, it will be another miracle."
No laughing matter for Benitez as Fulham holds Newcastle
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Comedy fan Rafael Benitez had little to smile about after his Newcastle side was held by bottom club Fulham to a drab 0-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Newcastle did not have a single shot on target at St James' Park, leaving Benitez, who said ahead of the game that he loved English comedies, stony-faced on the touchline.
Rondon helps Newcastle end losing run at Huddersfield
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Newcastle ended a sequence of four matches without a win after Salomon Rondon scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory at fellow English Premier League struggler Huddersfield on Saturday.
Former West Bromwich Albion forward Rondon sent Huddersfield plunging to a fourth straight league defeat after finishing off a counterattack in the 55th minute, having been set up by Javier Manquillo at rainswept John Smith's Stadium.
Wolves beat 10-man Newcastle with late goal
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle held on with 10 men for most of the second half before conceding in injury time to give Wolverhampton Wanderers a 2-1 win in the Premier League on Sunday.
The visitors took the lead at St. James' Park in the 17th minute when a cross from the right from Helder Costa was controlled by Diogo Jota before he side-footed past Martin Dubravka.
Newcastle equalized in the 23rd when Ayoze Perez flicked a superb header past Rui Patricio.
Everton held to 1-1 draw by Newcastle in Premier League
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Brazil forward Richarlison canceled out Salomon Rondon's early strike to earn Everton a 1-1 draw at home to Newcastle in the Premier League on Wednesday.
Newcastle grabbed the lead against the run of play in the 19th minute after Jacob Murphy beat Seamus Coleman on the left to curl in a low cross that Rondon met with a sliding finish at the back post.
Newcastle owner says EPL club could be sold before January
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle owner Mike Ashley says talks about selling the English Premier League club "are at a more progressed stage than they have ever been."
Ashley, who bought Newcastle in 2007, has officially been looking to sell the club since October 2017.
Speaking to Sky News on Monday, Ashley said it was "possible" a sale could be completed "before the January transfer window," although he wasn't in exclusive negotiations with an interested party.
Hernandez double helps West Ham to 3-0 win at Newcastle
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Javier Hernandez brought Newcastle's recovery in the English Premier League to a juddering halt by scoring twice in West Ham's 3-0 win at St James' Park on Saturday.
The Mexico international struck either side of halftime, with Felipe Anderson adding a third in injury time to end Newcastle's three-game winning streak in comprehensive fashion on an afternoon when West Ham might have won by a bigger margin.
Despite embarrassing miss, Newcastle wins at Burnley 2-1
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Newcastle wasn't made to pay for an embarrassing miss from Matt Ritchie as Rafa Benitez's side held on to beat Burnley 2-1 for a third straight win in the English Premier League on Monday.
With the goal completely open in the 50th minute, Ritchie sliced a sidefooted shot with his favored left foot into the side netting from inside the six-yard box.
Rondon double leads Newcastle over Bournemouth 2-1 in EPL
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Salomon Rondon scored two first-half goals to lead Newcastle over Bournemouth 2-1 and out of the English Premier League's bottom three on Saturday.
It was a second straight victory for Newcastle, which was winless in its opening 10 games of the season.
They were the first league goals of the season for Rondon, who joined on loan from relegated West Bromwich Albion in the offseason.
Newcastle finally wins in EPL at Watford’s expense
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle finally tasted victory 11 games into the English Premier League after beating Watford 1-0 at St James' Park on Saturday.
Ayoze Perez converted fellow substitute Ki Sung-yueng's free kick in the 65th minute.
Watford was left to wonder how it ended up empty-handed after Gerard Deulofeu and substitute Stefan Okaka spurned gilt-edged opportunities, while Roberto Pereyra rattled the crossbar.
Newcastle winless start reaches 10 games in 0-0 v Saints
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Newcastle climbed off the bottom of the Premier League despite extending its winless start to the season to 10 games after a 0-0 draw at Southampton on Saturday.
Rafa Benitez's team continued to set unwanted club records for the poorest start to a campaign and it never looked likely to break its winning duck on the south coast.
Slumping Newcastle posing 1 of Benitez’s greatest challenges
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — He's won the Champions League, the Europa League, domestic league and cup titles, and coached many of the biggest teams on the continent.
Yet keeping Newcastle in the Premier League for another year might be one of the greatest achievements in Rafa Benitez's managerial career.
If he gets the chance to see out this season, that is.
Newcastle drops to last in EPL after losing to Brighton 1-0
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle dropped to the bottom of the English Premier League after extending its winless start to nine games in losing to Brighton 1-0 at home on Saturday.
There was a touch of fortune about Beram Kayal's 29th-minute strike, which came via a deflection off Jose Izquierdo's volley, on an afternoon when Brighton striker Glenn Murray left the field on a stretcher with a head injury.
Mourinho attacks “wickedness” after thrilling Man U win
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Jose Mourinho lashed at his critics after Manchester United's thrilling 3-2 come-from-behind victory against Newcastle on Saturday, calling the attacks against him "wickedness" and "man-hunting."
Three goals in the last 20 minutes by Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, and Alexis Sanchez earned United its first English Premier League win since the opening round, as it rallied from conceding two goals in the first 10 minutes.
Newcastle owner on hand to see 5th EPL loss to Leicester
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle owner Mike Ashley witnessed the problems he's wrought for his winless side as it lost for the fifth time in seven matches in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Ashley was at a game at St. James' Park for the first time since May 2017 as Newcastle lost to Leicester 2-0 on goals by Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire.
The sportswear magnate's transfer policy of not investing in a proven scorer came back to haunt Newcastle as chances went begging.
Palace’s Wan-Bissaka struck by bottle in Newcastle draw
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka was struck by a bottle thrown by visiting fans as his side drew with Newcastle 0-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Newcastle, still waiting for its first league victory of the season, turned in another toothless showing.
The traveling Newcastle supporters marked Mike Ashley's first appearance at a game since May 2017 by protesting against the club owner.
Arsenal resurgence continues with 2-1 win at Newcastle
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Arsenal defeated Newcastle 2-1 on Saturday to record successive away English Premier League victories for the first time in more than a year.
Granit Xhaka scored from a long-range free kick and helped to set up Mesut Ozil for Arsenal's second before a late Ciaran Clark header ensured a nervous finish.
After losing his first two matches in charge of the club, Unai Emery has guided Arsenal to three consecutive victories.
England to play Rugby World Cup warm-up test in Newcastle
LONDON (AP) — England will play a test in the northern city of Newcastle for the first time among four matches ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
England will face Italy at St. James' Park, the home stadium of Premier League soccer team Newcastle, on Sept. 6, 2019, before flying to Japan.
Before that, the team will play Wales twice — on Aug. 11 at Twickenham and six days later in Cardiff — and Ireland at Twickenham on Aug. 24.