'The lack of respect shown has been unbelievable': Steve Bruce's son Alex says Newcastle boss has been badly treated and made the 'fall guy' with Saudi owners expected to sack him

Newcastle upon Tyne, Saudi Arabia, Steve Bruce, Alex Bruce, Alexssander Medeiros de Azevedo, Newcastle United F.C., Mike Ashley, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., St James’ Park, Port Adelaide Football Club. Steve Bruce has been made the 'fall guy' at Newcastle and shown a lack of respect, according to his son Alex. Bruce...
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Is Newcastle vs Tottenham on TV today? Kick-off time, channel and how to watch Premier League fixture

Tottenham are the visitors, are higher in the Premier League table and have the bigger star names - for now - but they’ll take a backseat before kick-off in terms of interest and excitement, as they head to Newcastle United.All eyes will be on manager Steve Bruce and the line-up he picks as he bids to both find a first win of the season and keep himself in a job, following the Magpies’ takeover being completed.FOLLOW LIVE: Team news and all the action as Newcastle host SpursWhile already there is talk of signings and silverware down the line, the current...
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Spurs spoil Newcastle’s Saudi party

Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Newcastle’s new dawn under the ownership of the Saudi sovereign wealth fund got off to a disappointing start as Tottenham silenced St James’ Park with a 3-2 win on Sunday. The defeat leaves Newcastle still in the relegation zone without a Premier League win this...

Newcastle FC owner pledges to match food bank donations

A new Newcastle United co-owner has pledged to match cash donations to a local food bank at home games. Generous Magpies fans regularly give money and food to Newcastle West End Food Bank via its stand outside St James' Park. Jamie Reuben, part of the consortium that took over the...

Newcastle fans celebrate new Saudi era in spite of rights concerns

Jubilant Newcastle fans descended on St James' Park on Sunday to celebrate a new era for the club under the ownership of the Saudi sovereign wealth fund with few showing concern for the issues raised by human rights groups over the takeover. Hundreds of supporters sported traditional Saudi headdress and...

Steve Bruce confident Newcastle can avoid relegation as big day ends in defeat

Steve Bruce surveyed the wreckage of Newcastle’s big day and insisted the club could drag itself out of another Premier League relegation hole.With the Magpies’ new owners at St James’ Park for the first time, Bruce’s side took an early lead over Tottenham but ultimately were outclassed to lose 3-2 – a scoreline which flattered them – to extend their wait for a first league win of the season to eight games.Asked if the club is in a relegation battle, Bruce, whose future remains the subject of intense speculation, said: “Have we not been in that for five of the...

David Ginola: We should all be able to perform CPR to help each other

David Ginola urged everybody to get CPR training after a fan collapsed in Newcastle’s Premier League match against Tottenham.The game as St James’ Park was suspended for 20 minutes towards the end of the first half as the spectator received medical attention.It was later confirmed by Newcastle that the person was stabilised and sent to hospital.Ginola, who played 58 times for the Magpies suffered a cardiac arrest during a charity match in France in 2016.“[The incident] brings back some very weird memories,” the 54-year-old said in the Sky Sports studio during the stoppage.“I have not been in the country...

Sean Longstaff consulted psychologist to deal with pressures of being a player

Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff has revealed he has sought the help of a psychologist after struggling to deal with the pressures of professional football. The 23-year-old, who along with younger brother Matty has emerged from the academy ranks at their hometown club, sought advice after a difficult spell in his fledgling career.

Newcastle vs Tottenham suspended due to medical emergency at St James' Park

Tottenham's Premier League clash against Newcastle United has been suspended after someone appeared to need medical attention. Spurs left-back Sergio Reguilon brought the incident to the referee's attention before centre-back Eric Dier came sprinting over for someone to run with a defibrillator across the pitch. The Lilywhites led 2-1 before...
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Newcastle United 2 - 3 Tottenham Hotspur: Three first half goals dispatch Magpies

Tottenham Hotspur played the role of spoiler as they disrupted the celebration of the takeover by defeating Newcastle United, 3-2. Rumors of two positive COVID tests threw things for a loop, but word came out that these tests were false positives and Nuno had almost full selection outside of injuries. He opted to start a back four of Royal, Dier, Romero and Reguilon. Tanguy Ndombele slotted into the #10 role ahead of Skipp and Hojbjerg while Sonny, Lucas and Kane, rounded out the attacking band.

Newcastle vs Tottenham LIVE: Premier League latest score, goals and updates from fixture today

Newcastle United’s new era of expected riches and Saudi-fuelled optimism starts on Sunday afternoon as they host Tottenham Hotspur at St. James’ Park.The P.I.F. consortium finally purchased the club from previous owner Mike Ashley during the international break, leading to delirious scenes outside St. James’ Park and human rights groups including Amnesty International raising concerns about links to the Saudi Arabian government. Steve Bruce remains in the dugout, for now, and will take charge of his 1000th match as a manager, as his side faces a Spurs team which defeated Aston Villa last time out to end a run of...