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  • Everton win 21 at Newcastle in Premier League January 3, 2013

    New Castle: Everton hit back from conceding an early goal Wednesday to win 21 at Newcastle and inflict the hosts' ninth loss in their past 11 Premier League games. After unmarked Papiss Cisse's looping header gave Newcastle the lead after only 72 seconds at St. James' Park, Everton leveled through Leighton...
  • Chelsea make offer for Newcastle striker Demba Ba January 2, 2013

    London: Chelsea gained permission to hold transfer talks with striker Demba Ba after activating the release clause in his Newcastle contract as the London club sold Daniel Sturridge to Liverpool on Wednesday. Chelsea have been looking to add the 27yearold Ba to its strike force after seeing him score 13 goals...
  • Theo Walcott stars as Arsenal rout Newcastle 73 December 30, 2012

    London: Theo Walcott hit a hattrick as Arsenal scored six secondhalf goals on Saturday to thrash Newcastle 73 and record their fourth straight win in the Premier League. Walcott played in his preferred central striking role and showed why Arsenal is eager to retain him when his contract expires in...
  • Angry Alex Ferguson hits back at critics December 28, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has hit back at criticism of his onfield confrontation with a Premier League referee, saying the incident has been "overplayed." Newcastle manager Alan Pardew suggested Ferguson could have been punished for approaching referee Mike Dean after Wednesday's 43 win over Newcastle, after a dubious goal...
  • Wayne Rooney faces 3 weeks out with knee injury December 26, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney faces spending up to three weeks out with a knee injury. Manager Alex Ferguson says the injury was sustained while the player tried to hit a volley toward the end of training on Tuesday. Ferguson says Rooney "strained a ligament behind the knee. It's unfortunate, and...