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Eddie Howe should be manager of the season, Dan Burn claims

Newcastle defender Dan Burn has insisted Eddie Howe should be in the reckoning for Manager of the Season for what he has achieved since his arrival at St James’ Park.The 44-year-old was appointed by the club’s new owners in November last year with the Magpies five points adrift of Premier League safety and without a single win to their name.On Wednesday evening they reached the 40-point mark to drag themselves 15 clear of the drop zone after a sixth successive top-flight victory on Tyneside – something they last achieved in 2004 under Sir Bobby RobsonAnd it is that feat which...

Dan Burn insists in-form Newcastle are in no mood to stop now

Dan Burn has insisted Newcastle are in no mood to stop now after dragging themselves out of Premier League relegation trouble and to within touching distance of the top 10. The Magpies climbed 15 points clear of the drop zone as a result of Wednesday night’s 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace at St James’ Park, their sixth on the trot on Tyneside, something they had not achieved in the top flight since 2004 during Sir Bobby Robson’s reign.
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Newcastle boss Eddie Howe delighted with ‘brilliant transfer’ Dan Burn

Newcastle United boss Eddie Howe has hailed the “brilliant” piece of transfer business which brought Dan Burn back to his boyhood club.The Blyth-born defender was released by the Magpies as an 11-year-old, but has worked his way back to Tyneside via Darlington, Fulham, Wigan and Brighton, who reluctantly sold him for £13million in January.Burn may not have been the highest-profile signing of the winter window as the club’s new Saudi-backed owners flexed their financial muscle for the first time – England full-back Kieran Tripper and £35million Brazil midfielder Bruno Guimaraes perhaps caught the eye more – but his performances since...

Dan Burn leadership earns Eddie Howe praise as Newcastle edge away from danger

Eddie Howe has saluted the leadership skills of January signing Dan Burn after seeing him slot seamlessly into Newcastle’s Premier League survival mission.The 29-year-old defender, who was released by his boyhood club at the age of 11, returned in a £13million deadline-day switch from Brighton and has since made four appearances – the latest a 2-1 home win over his former employers on Saturday – and helped the Magpies collect 10 priceless points.As well as his assured displays on the pitch, he – like fellow new arrivals Kieran Trippier and Chris Wood – has taken on responsibility off it, and...

Dan Burn fast joining Joelinton as unlikely Newcastle cult hero

No player has summed up Newcastle's turnaround this season like Joelinton. Once considered a £40m flop, the striker-turned-midfielder has been transformed under boss Eddie Howe and in Saturday's hard-fought 2-1 win over Brighton, another stellar performance had fans chanting about him throughout. They sang his name - to the...

Shane Duffy sets challenge for Brighton youngsters after Dan Burn exit

Shane Duffy issues Brighton challenge. Shane Duffy has challenged Brighton’s young defenders to step up following the departure of Dan Burn to Newcastle United. Burn joined boyhood club in January, leaving Brighton with three senior centre-backs for the remainder of the season in the form of Duffy, Lewis Dunk and Adam Webster.