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Chinese Super League: Mistakes cost Dalian, says head coach Rafa Benitez

A solitary goal from Leo Baptistao was enough to earn Wuhan all three points and keep Li Tie`s side in sixth place in the standings, while Dalian dropped to eighth with six rounds of the season remaining.

Sep 15, 2019, 23:18 PM IST

Newcastle United not in crisis but need results, says manager

Bruce, who is one of the odds-on favourites to be the first manager to lose his job, is also looking to avoid becoming the first Newcastle boss to lose his opening three Premier League games.

Aug 23, 2019, 15:19 PM IST

Steve Bruce prepared to face flak after poor Newcastle start

Norwich`s Finland striker Teemu Pukki grabbed a hat-trick as they sealed victory in their first home game back in the English top-flight after a three-year absence. 

Aug 18, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

Newcastle's manager Steve Bruce keen to shed 'puppet' tag, win fans over

Bruce`s arrival at St James' Park this month has underwhelmed fans who were already angered by a perceived lack of ambition from Ashley during Benitez`s tenure, amid plans to sell the under-performing club.

Jul 25, 2019, 15:16 PM IST

EPL: Steve Bruce recognises 'huge challenge' as Newcastle United manager

The 58-year-old former Sunderland and Aston Villa boss replaces popular Spaniard Rafa Benitez, who left St James` Park last month after failing to agree a contract extension with club owner Mike Ashley.

Jul 18, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

EPL: Sam Allardyce turns down Newcastle United approach to return as manager

Allardyce, who was Newcastle boss from 2007 to 2008, said he rejected the chance to replace Rafa Benitez, who quit St James` Park last month at the end of his contract.

Jul 11, 2019, 19:02 PM IST

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez wants to manage until 70, eyes another Champions League

Benitez`s Newcastle future is still uncertain, with the 59-year-old`s three-year deal set to expire on June 30 and a contract extension yet to be finalised.

Apr 20, 2019, 18:03 PM IST

Rafa Benitez wants Newcastle United to be more competitive in transfer market

After guiding Newcastle to a 1-0 league victory at Leicester on Friday, Benitez said the club had to be more competitive in the transfer market if they were to get closer to the top six.

Apr 13, 2019, 18:53 PM IST

EPL: Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez upset with officials over Wolves' equaliser

Newcastle moved up to 16th in the standings, ahead of Cardiff City on goal difference and next host basement side Huddersfield Town in the league on February 23.

Feb 12, 2019, 10:31 AM IST

Rafa Benitez refuses to guarantee staying on as Newcastle boss

Newcastle will host second-placed team Manchester City in their next Premier League clash at St James' Park in England on Wednesday. 

Jan 29, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

Newcastle manager says VAR cannot come soon

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez was furious with two refereeing decisions as his team suffered a stoppage-time home defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League on Sunday.

Dec 10, 2018, 11:48 AM IST

Perez header gives Newcastle first league win this season

Adrian Mariappa wasted Watford`s best chance, dragging the ball wide of the left-hand post before Roberto Pereyra went even closer by hitting the bar.

Nov 04, 2018, 23:24 PM IST

Premier League: Manager Rafa Benitez rues Newcastle United's lack of experience

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez bemoaned the lack of experience in his young squad as the club battle for Premier League survival.

Feb 26, 2018, 14:34 PM IST

Rafa Benitez keen to bolster Newcastle squad, unsure of funds available

Former Real Madrid manager Benitez was unhappy with the club`s lack of transfer activity before the season began and Newcastle are on a run of seven league games without a win, which has left them 16th in the table.

Dec 12, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale

The club said they were willing to listen to offers that would be capable of "delivering sustained investment" towards achieving their ambitions in the top flight.

Oct 16, 2017, 23:16 PM IST

Leeds United striker Chris Wood's late strike foils New castle 1-1, leaves Brighton clear four points ahead

Leeds still have some work to do if they are to secure a place in the promotion playoffs but the late leveller leaves them in fourth place -- three points ahead of seventh placed Fulham.

Apr 15, 2017, 10:31 AM IST

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale's hat-trick savours Real Madrid legend's first game in charge

Zidane's victory in his first game has kept the pressure on Barcelona and Atletico.

Jan 10, 2016, 10:29 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo: Is he all set to leave Real Madrid by end of season?

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly set to leave Real Madrid, which gives Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain a huge chance to sign the maverick footballer.

Jan 07, 2016, 09:06 AM IST

Real Madrid drama: Real Reason behind Rafa Benitez's sacking

In contrast to what many have imagined, Real Madrid sacked Benetiz for financial reasons.

Jan 06, 2016, 20:24 PM IST

You shouldn`t compare me with Pep Guardiola: Zinedine Zidane

It seems that Zidane has already set his targets for Real Madrid.

Jan 05, 2016, 23:54 PM IST