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Match Report: Aston Villa 0 Newcastle United 0

Darlington and Stockton Times: Newcastle United FC

2:41pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED were held to a goalless draw at Aston Villa, despite dominating possession at Villa Park.

Pardew highlights importance of maintaining a positive atmosphere on Tyneside

Darlington and Stockton Times: HAPPY MAN: Alan Pardew claims he is happy with Newcastle's summer transfer business - and will not be worried if they do not make any more signings

7:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED boss Alan Pardew has stressed the importance of maintaining a positive atmosphere on Tyneside following a fruitful summer in the transfer market.

Feel Great For Sport: Handy tips for last minute Great North Run injuries

Darlington and Stockton Times: GREAT OCCASION: The start of the Bupa Great North Run 2013, with the elite mens runners, including Mo Farah, at the start line

7:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

IT’S that time of year again…

Taekwondo pair secure places in national development squad

Darlington and Stockton Times: BRIGHT FUTURES: Katie Bone fends off the high section turning kick from Josh Long during training at Spennymoor Leisure Centre

7:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

TWO young taekwondo players have won their way into the Great Britain Taekwondo Cadet Development team after successfully completing arduous trials in Manchester.

Sunderland warned not to be over-confident against Manchester United

7:01am Saturday 23rd August 2014

SUNDERLAND head coach Gus Poyet has warned his players not to live on their previous results against Manchester United when Louis van Gaal’s side visit the Stadium of Light tomorrow.

Poyet considers loan move for Welbeck, but admits to problems persuading players to join

7:01am Saturday 23rd August 2014

GUS Poyet will turn to the loan market in a bid to strengthen his Sunderland squad next week, but the head coach admits the club’s battle with relegation last season, and its North-East location, make it difficult to persuade players to join.

WSL preview: Sunderland welcome Mead back, while Durham sign young England striker

7:01am Saturday 23rd August 2014

TABLE-TOPPING Sunderland Ladies hope the return of World Cup Under-20s star Beth Mead will help extend their season-long unbeaten run, as they prepare to face third-placed Reading in the FA WSL this evening.

Gray happy to have selection dilemma

7:01am Saturday 23rd August 2014

DARLINGTON boss Martin Gray admits he has a selection headache ahead of today’s game at Burscough.

England women set for Wembley date with Germany

5:59pm Friday 22nd August 2014

ENGLAND Women will play at the new Wembley Stadium for the very first time in a friendly against European champions Germany.

Jones and Vergini set to return for Sunderland

Darlington and Stockton Times: Sunderland AFC

3:42pm Friday 22nd August 2014

DEFENSIVE duo Billy Jones and Santiago Vergini are in line to return for Sunderland against Manchester United on Sunday.

United repeat for Mannone

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:34am Friday 22nd August 2014

HE played a big part in defeating Manchester United on three occasions last season, and now Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone hopes to be smiling again after Louis van Gaal’s side have visited the Stadium of Light on Sunday.

Pardew confirms 'derisory' bids for Tiote, but insists midfielder has not asked to leave

Darlington and Stockton Times: WANTED: Arsenal are understood to be interested in Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote

7:03am Friday 22nd August 2014

Newcastle were stung on both occasions when their failure to replace both players was highlighted with bad results, and after those experiences Pardew insists the club has a contingency plan should the same happen again.

De Jong fit, but Tiote remains out

Darlington and Stockton Times:

4:33pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED have been boosted by the news that Siem de Jong is fit to tomorrow’s game at Aston Villa, although Cheick Tiote remains out.

Clayton: Narrow victories are just as pleasing as big-scoring wins

Darlington and Stockton Times: HAPPY: Adam Clayton admits Middlesbrough's narrow win will give the squad a boost

7:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH new boy Adam Clayton insists he will take more results like Tuesday night’s win at Bolton Wanderers even though Aitor Karanka’s side left it late to claim three points at the Macron Stadium.

Don't be fooled by Manchester United's bad start, warns van Aanholt

Darlington and Stockton Times:

7:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

PATRICK van Aanholt has warned Sunderland not to be fooled by Manchester United’s losing start to the season having worked under Reds boss Louis van Gaal in the past.

Interest grows in Newcastle United midfielder

Darlington and Stockton Times: HIGH KICKS: Newcastle’s Cheik Tiote on the receiving end of Javier Hernandez’s boot on Saturday

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED face losing another key player before the transfer window shuts with interest growing in midfielder Cheick Tiote.

Contrasting emotions for Gray and Ainsley after derby

Darlington and Stockton Times:

11:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

SPENNYMOOR TOWN manager Jason Ainsley admitted last night’s 2-0 EvoStik First Division North derby defeat to Darlington was like watching “men against boys”.

Match Report: Spennymoor 0 Darlington 2

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:43pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

GRAEME ARMSTRONG scored twice as Darlington beat Spennymoor 2-0 in the EvoStik First Division North derby at Brewery Field.

Team news: Spennymoor v Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times:

7:23pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

SPENNYMOOR and Darlington have both named unchanged teams for tonight’s EvoStik First Division North derby at Brewery Field.

Smallwood set for Rotherham move

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:48pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH midfielder Richie Smallwood is set to join Rotherham United on an emergency loan deal today and could make his second Millers debut against Watford tonight.

Lee Cattermole is confident Sunderland's squad will be a stronger force this season

Darlington and Stockton Times: PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY: Sunderland AFC v Udinese Calcio at Heritage Park. Sunderland's Lee Cattermole.
Picture: TOM BANKS (9105017)

9:17am Saturday 16th August 2014

LEE Cattermole is confident Sunderland can be a stronger force in the Premier League this season – even if Gus Poyet doesn’t bring in any more new faces before the transfer window closes.

Feel Great For Sport: Team bonding time? Try out coasteering

Darlington and Stockton Times: (9204246)

9:15am Saturday 16th August 2014

HERE is something different for you to consider while the sun is out and the water is warm.

Lee Cattermole is confident Sunderland's squad will be a stronger force this season

9:06am Saturday 16th August 2014

LEE Cattermole is confident Sunderland can be a stronger force in the Premier League this season – even if Gus Poyet doesn’t bring in any more new faces before the transfer window closes.

Sunderland keeper Vito Mannone accepts he will have to battle for his place

Darlington and Stockton Times: Pre-season friendly between Darlington and Sunderland at Heritage Park, Bishop Auckland. Sunderland's Vito Mannone.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (8396625)

7:03am Friday 15th August 2014

VITO MANNONE insists he has no qualms over battling Costel Pantilimon for the goalkeeping spot at Sunderland.

Sunderland complete signing of Brighton winger Will Buckley

Darlington and Stockton Times: Sunderland AFC

12:35pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Sunderland have completed the signing of midfielder Will Buckley from Brighton and Hove Albion FC, for an undisclosed fee.

Abley takes bronze medal at World Championships

Darlington and Stockton Times: PODIUM PLACE: Spennymoor's Simone Abley won a bronze medal at the recent WTF Cadet World Championships Picture: TOM BANKS

11:06am Thursday 14th August 2014

SPENNYMOOR teenager Simone Abley claimed a bronze medal at the first World Taekwondo Federation Cadet Championships in Azerbaijan last month.

Adam Clayton's move to Middlesbrough was never in doubt

Darlington and Stockton Times: NEW ARRIVAL: Adam Clayton, pictured playing against Middlesbrough for Huddersfield, insists his move to Teesside was never in doubt after signing a four-year contract at the Riverside Stadium

7:03am Thursday 14th August 2014

ADAM Clayton has revealed his move to Middlesbrough was never in doubt, despite late interest from Brighton and Hove Albion.

Magpies still in the market to strengthen

Darlington and Stockton Times: WANTED: Arsenal are understood to be interested in Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote

7:03am Thursday 14th August 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED’S summer spending won’t stop when the new Premier League season starts this weekend – and long-term target Clement Grenier has again reiterated his desire to leave Lyon this summer.

Roper excited to welcome England Open to Rockliffe

Darlington and Stockton Times: HOME COURSE: Darlington's Roger Roper in action at last year's English Senior Open. He has been invited to play in this year's tournament at Rockliffe Hall alongside the likes of Sam Torrence and Ian Woosnam Picture: TOM BANKS

7:03am Thursday 14th August 2014

ONE of the North-East’s top golfing stars is hoping to make an impact in an upcoming major European Tournament.

Sunderland hope to tie up Buckley deal in next 24 hours

Darlington and Stockton Times: STILL KEEN: Sunderland are close to signing Brighton's Will Buckley, while Gus Poyet remains hopeful of landing Fabio Borini

7:02am Thursday 14th August 2014

SUNDERLAND hope to conclude the £2.5m signing of Brighton and Hove Albion’s Will Buckley in the next 24 hours, but the winger’s arrival will not signal the end of Gus Poyet’s interest in Fabio Borini.

Capital One Cup second round draw: Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough

Darlington and Stockton Times: IN DEMAND:? Gus Poyet

10:33pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

LAST season's Capital One Cup finalists Sunderland will travel to Championship side Birmingham City in the second round of this year's competition after the draw was made tonight.

Clayton: My move to Middlesbrough was never in doubt

6:43pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

ADAM Clayton insists his move to Middlesbrough was never in doubt despite late interest from Brighton and Hove Albion.

Eagles re-sign Scott Martin

5:26pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

NEWCASTLE Eagles have re-signed Scott Martin after the forward impressed in his first professional season on Tyneside.

Middlesbrough complete Clayton deal, while Butterfield heads to Huddersfield

Darlington and Stockton Times: Huddersfield Town's Adam Clayton tries to block a shot from Middlesbrough's George Friend in a Championship match at the John Smith's Stadium last season

12:13pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH have completed the signing of Adam Clayton from Huddersfield Town.

Sunderland agree fee for Brighton winger

Darlington and Stockton Times: IN DEMAND:? Gus Poyet

12:04pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SUNDERLAND have agreed a £2.5m deal with Brighton and Hove Albion for Will Buckley with the winger expected on Wearside for a medical later today.

Durham Wildcats sign American centre John Puk

11:49am Wednesday 13th August 2014

DURHAM Wildcats have signed 6’ 10 American centre John Puk ahead of the upcoming BBL season.

Midfielder leaves Sunderland after one season

Darlington and Stockton Times: STAY OR GO: David Moberg-Karlsson made one appearance for Sunderland last season despite signing a four year deal last summer

10:20am Wednesday 13th August 2014

SUNDERLAND winger David Moberg-Karlsson has completed a move to Danish club FC Nordsjaelland just 12 months after arriving at the Stadium of Light.

Remy Cabella will have fans on the edge of their seats, says Newcastle defender

Darlington and Stockton Times: STAR QUALITY: Paul Dummett believes Remy Cabella can be as exciting as David Ginola at Newcastle

7:03am Wednesday 13th August 2014

NEWCASTLE United defender Paul Dummett believes new signing Remy Cabella will have supporters on the edge of their seats this season – just like fellow Frenchman David Ginola did in the 90s.

Sunderland's Laws named on England standby list

11:05am Tuesday 12th August 2014

SUNDERLAND Ladies goalkeeper Rachael Laws has been named on the standby list for England’s forthcoming 2015 World Cup qualifier against Wales.

Black Cats keen to keep Wickham despite West Ham bid

Darlington and Stockton Times: GOOD FORM: Connor Wickham celebrates his first goal of two

7:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

SUNDERLAND will not allow Connor Wickham to leave for less than the £8m they paid for the striker after rejecting a £4m bid from West Ham yesterday.

Clayton discussions continue as Middlesbrough close in on Chelsea starlet Bamford

Darlington and Stockton Times:

7:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH head coach Aitor Karanka insists he will only sign players who are 100 per cent committed to the club as negotiations continue with Huddersfield Town’s Adam Clayton.

Newcastle backroom staff shocked and angered after having complimentary family tickets taken away

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:30pm Monday 11th August 2014

NEWCASTLE United’s preparations for the new season have been disrupted after members of Alan Pardew’s backroom staff were told they would no longer receive complimentary match tickets from the club.

Woodgate could return for Middlesbrough as Abella switch nears completion

Darlington and Stockton Times: MAKING A RETURN: Middlesbrough defender Jonathan Woodgate

2:35pm Monday 11th August 2014

JONATHAN WOODGATE could return from injury for Middlesbrough’s Capital One Cup tie at Oldham Athletic tomorrow night.

Sunderland reject West Ham bid for Wickham

Darlington and Stockton Times: HARD WORK PAYING OFF: In-form Sunderland striker Connor Wickham celebrates his opening goal on Sunday

11:14am Monday 11th August 2014

SUNDERLAND have reportedly rejected a £5m bid from West Ham for Connor Wickham.

Match Report: Newcastle 1 Real Sociedad 0

Darlington and Stockton Times: FRENCH FOCUS: Moussa Sissoko

4:02pm Sunday 10th August 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED rounded off their preparations for the new season with a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad at a rain-soaked St James’ Park yesterday.

Team news: Newcastle United v Real Sociedad

1:29pm Sunday 10th August 2014

SIEM de Jong and Cheick Tiote are notable absences from Alan Pardew’s line-up for Newcastle United’s final pre-season friendly against Real Sociedad.

WSL preview: Durham captain targets second win

Darlington and Stockton Times: LONG TRIP: Durham captain Caroline Dixon believes her side can beat Yeovil Town to move up the WSL 2 table

8:02am Saturday 9th August 2014

AFTER holding promotion contenders Doncaster Belles to a draw last weekend, Durham captain Caroline Dixon has targeted a second win of the season against Yeovil Town tomorrow (2pm).

Tiote: New look squad is stronger than team that finished fifth

Darlington and Stockton Times: ON THE UP: Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote believes Newcastle's new look squad is stronger than the one that finished fifth in 2011/12

7:01am Saturday 9th August 2014

CHEICK TIOTE believes Newcastle United’s new-look squad is strong enough to emulate the team that finished fifth in the Premier League three seasons ago.

Pardew: 'We are better equipped to mount top four challenge'

Darlington and Stockton Times:

4:51pm Friday 8th August 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED manager Alan Pardew believes his squad is now better equipped to mount a challenge on the Premier League’s top four after a fruitful summer in the transfer market.

Thrifty Karanka wants squad to follow in Burnley's footsteps

Darlington and Stockton Times:

4:40pm Friday 8th August 2014

AITOR KARANKA wants his Middlesbrough squad to follow in Burnley’s footsteps and prove you don’t have to spend megabucks to get out of the Championship.

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