Matt Ritchie

Newcastle United: Rafa Benitez faces a tactical dilemma in midfield

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 16: Jacob Murphy of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates …


Ashley staying, Rafa going, Championship football…Nothing would stop me watching Newcastle United

Make me want to stop going to see Newcastle United? You've just got to keep the faith. I don't really feel like it's a matter of choice.<br>You can click …


Newcastle United news LIVE - Rafa Benitez begins Bournemouth build-up; Takeover talk

Hello and welcome to the Newcastle United live blog for <b>Sunday, February 18.</b><p>There is no game this weekend but that doesn't mean it's all quiet on the …


Man United deny Jose Mourinho row with Paul Pogba, Phil Jones - sources

MANCHESTER -- Manchester United have played down reports of a bust-up between manager Jose Mourinho and players Phil Jones and Paul Pogba following …


Jose Mourinho 'launched a furious attack' on two Man United players after NUFC defeat, report claims

Jose Mourinho “launched a furious attack” on two Manchester United players in the away dressing room after the Red Devils’ 1-0 defeat at St James’ …


Revealed: Indispensable Newcastle player who's delivered more points than any other Magpie this term

Determining who is Newcastle United’s most-important player is never an exact science.<p>Many would argue it is Jamaal Lascelles given that the Magpies …


Red Devils win was Newcastle's best display for FOUR years - and now United have momentum

Tyneside has had a spring in its step this week thanks to one of the best performances from a Newcastle side that I can remember for a long while.<p>I …


Mourinho’s mismanagement of Paul Pogba is costing Manchester United

The manager is stubbornly refusing to make the tactical adjustments necessary to maximize the talent of his best player.<p>Paul Labile Pogba is one of the best midfielders in the world. Manchester United fans, haters and pundits don’t have to be reminded of that. The only person who doesn’t seem to …


REVEALED: How Martial 'Endangered' Man Utd With Bad Advice to Smalling Ahead of Shock Newcastle Loss

Chris Smalling should be braced for further mocking by football fans after he took tactical advice from Manchester United teammate Anthony …


Take a sneak peek inside the Newcastle Eliite Academy fronted by four United stars

For many aspiring footballers, the path to the professional game is paved with disappointment.<p>For every youngster we see making the breakthrough into …

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FIFA Ultimate Team of the week - Newcastle star named

One Newcastle player has been selected, as the latest FIFA Ultimate Team of the week was announced today (Wednesday 14 February)<p>The United star …


Manchester United are about to be handed a timely boost

"LADS!"<p>It may have been noisy on the terraces, but the shock waves of Phil Jones' primal scream could be felt around St James' Park after Matt …


Supporter 'scarred for life' after bottle thrown during Manchester United's defeat at Newcastle

A Manchester United fan has been left with facial scars after being struck by a bottle during Sunday's defeat at Newcastle.<p>Peter Aliss was sitting in …


PHOTO: Matt Ritchie's Hilarious Custom Shin Pads Following Match-Winning Goal Against Man Utd

Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie struck the only goal of the game on Sunday against Manchester United to hand Rafa Benitez three vital points.<p>The …


'This is what Rafa does': Full transcript of Jamie Carragher talking NUFC on Monday Night Football

Sky Sports’ lead pundit Jamie Carragher said that Newcastle ‘deserved everything they got’ as they pulled off the result of the weekend with a 1-0 …


Newcastle's Jonjo Shelvey says he has finally grown up and can now ignore rival fans' sick abuse

Jonjo Shelvey insists his “aggression” is under control — despite revealing the shocking abuse he receives on the pitch.<p>The Newcastle midfielder …


Jose Mourinho aims dig at Paul Pogba after Manchester United’s defeat to Newcastle

Jose Mourinho claims Paul Pogba was replaced early in Manchester United‘s defeat to Newcastle United because he wanted a ‘better way’ of starting …


Arsenal fans take revenge on Manchester United and mock Alexis Sanchez's performance in their defeat to Newcastle

On Saturday Arsenal were beaten in the North London derby.<p>Harry Kane netted the only goal of the contest, as Tottenham won their most important …


Rafa Benitez reveals what Jose Mourinho told him after Manchester United’s defeat to Newcastle

Rafa Benitez has revealed that Jose Mourinho had nothing but praise for Newcastle United‘s performance following their 1-0 win over Manchester United …


Rafa Benitez is the toast of Liverpool fans after Newcastle beat Manchester United

Rafa Benitez is once again being hailed by Liverpool fans after he guided his Newcastle side to a 1-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday.<p>The …


Phil Jones says Manchester United dressing room ‘devastated’ after Newcastle loss

Phil Jones says he and his Manchester United team-mates are ‘devastated’ after their 1-0 loss to Newcastle.<p>The Red Devils were far from their best at …


Paul Pogba is always out of position when Man Utd don’t have the ball – Graeme Souness

<b>Graeme Souness has defended his scathing assessment of Paul Pogba after he likened the Manchester United midfielder to a “schoolboy”.</b>The former …


Newcastle United's Matt Ritchie makes it 1-0 against Man United

Off a Newcastle free kick, Dwight Gayle lays the ball off for Matt Ritchie who slots his shot into the back of the net to make it 1-0 against Man Unit


Stunning defeat to Newcastle leaves United a massive 16 points behind City

Chris Smalling's egregious yellow card for simulation could not have been more costly.<p>Jonjo Shelvey whipped in the resulting free-kick, and an …


Stoke City LIVE! Lambert insists fight goes on, Jese defended

11:38<p>This is what Stoke have to do...<p>So what is the antidote to Stoke’s relegation woes? Sadly, it’s a formula that many of their rivals have already …


Alan Shearer’s Fantastic Reaction To Fabulous Newcastle Win

Our Newcastle players worked their socks off this afternoon to earn a terrific 1-0 win over second top of the table Manchester United. The goals came …


José Mourinho given lesson in ‘sacrifices’


Phil Jones gives honest assessment after Manchester United defeat

Phil Jones admitted Manchester United 'weren't good enough' and deserved to lose against Newcastle.<p>Jose Mourinho's side slipped to their fifth league …

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Ritchie gives Newcastle victory to leave Man United 16 points off City

<b>Matt Ritchie’s second-half strike was enough for Newcastle United to edge out Manchester United 1-0 in the Premier League on Sunday.</b><p>The Red Devils …


FIFA World Cup 2018: Socceroos injury scare as Aaron Mooy injured at Bournemouth

Socceroos midfielder Aaron Mooy was stretchered off in Huddersfield's win over Bournemouth.