The former Newcastle United player Cheick Tioté has died aged 30.

The former Newcastle United player Cheick Tioté has died aged 30.

TweetThe former Newcastle United player Cheick Tioté has died aged 30. Tioté collapsed during a training session with the Chinese League One side Beijing Enterprises. He was subsequently rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.  Tioté’s agent Emanuele Palladino confirmed the death of his client and asked that the privacy of the player’s family was respected at this time.  “It is with deep sadness that I confirm that my client Cheick Tiote sadly passed…

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Ashley speaks out 

Ashley speaks out 

TweetCLUB STATEMENT – MIKE ASHLEY Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has issued a statement: “I am writing to you in the immediate aftermath of the relegation of our club – a bitterly disappointing outcome for all of us. “Newcastle United rightly has a proud and long tradition of competing at the highest level and I therefore understand and share the pain that supporters will be feeling at this difficult time. “Many of you have expressed strong…

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Newcastle United – Club Statement

Newcastle United – Club Statement

TweetA statement from Newcastle United‘s managing director, Lee Charnley: “Tonight we are devastated at our relegation from the Premier League, as I know every single person connected to this football club will be. “I want to thank all of the fans for the support you have shown for the club you love throughout the season, in spite of this massive disappointment and under-achievement. “Your support throughout has been magnificent, but I want to pay particular…

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Sunderland safe as Toon Army drops

Sunderland safe as Toon Army drops

TweetSunderland secured their Premier League status with a 3-0 victory over Everton on Tuesday, relegating Newcastle and Norwich in the process. Lamine Kone is mobbed after his second goal against Everton     Knowing victory at the Stadium of Light would guarantee top-flight football for another season, the Black Cats took control of their destiny in four devastating first-half minutes as Patrick van Aanholt (38) and Lamine Kone (42) saw them two up at the…

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Police are praising footballs fans 

Police are praising footballs fans 

TweetNorthumbria Police are praising football fans after a passionate but peaceful Tyne-Wear derby today (Sunday). More than 50,000 fans packed St James’ Park for the 1.30pm kick-off with just under 3,000 of those travelling from Sunderland. During the operation there was just 20 arrests – 19 men and one woman – for offences including drunk and disorderly, breach of the peace, throwing missiles, encroaching on a football pitch, being drunk in a football ground, assault,…

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Traveling to the derby this weekend via public transport

Traveling to the derby this weekend via public transport

TweetGO NORTH EAST Normal Service Buses We run a wide range of frequent services to the heart of Newcastle City Centre from around the region. Plan your journey Soccerbus Soccerbus is a direct link between the Metrocentre and St James’ Park on Newcastle United home match days, offering a convenient Park & Ride service and easy access to the stadium for everyone. Runs for all Newcastle United first team home matches during the 2015/16 football…

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