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Five burning questions: Reasons to be cheerful - but NUFC's need for a hitman just so striking
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew reacts on the touchline during the match against Manchester City at St James' Park There were plenty of talking points after the 2-0 loss and, despite the loss against the champions, plenty of supporters who turned up to back the Magpies took encouragement from what was deemed as a brave effort against ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Liverpool will struggle to challenge for the title again now...
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes Liverpool could struggle to mount a title challenge like last season given the demands of the Champions League.
Premier League Team of the Week: New-boys Fabregas & Costa star
The Premier League is back with a bang, with Manchester City and Chelsea proving why they are favourites for the title with comfortable wins, while Liverpool and Tottenham also picked up narrow victories in a fascinating opening weekend.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Replay: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East
The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Monday, 18 August 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest ... (more)
Dzeko expects long fight for title
Edin Dzeko has insisted Manchester City will take nothing for granted as they attempt to defend their Barclays Premier League title.
Hunger and Humility: Pellegrini's Psychology Key to Man City's Title Defence
Ominous, wasn't it? The way Manchester City made a tough opening fixture at Newcastle look like a routine exercise in Premier League domination.
Cardiff City talk is about Kenwyne Jones, but Mats Daehli can light up the Championship this season
Kenwyne Jones has been grabbing the headlines, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reckons Mats Daehli can become the talk of Championship football this season.
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Roger Federer won an unprecedented sixth championship in Cincinnati, overcoming one bad set.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Wall Street Journal
India's Cricketers Crushed by England
England concluded its summer of Test cricket in style by embarrassing India on the final day of the fifth Test and winning the series, 3-1.
Manchester United: Lost 2-1 to Swansea on Saturday
Louis van Gaal's first competitive game in charge saw him side slump to a 2-1 defeat to Swansea at Old Trafford, which saw them eased in the outright market.
City open defence with win
Manchester City opened their title defence with a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Newcastle United at St James' Park.
Silva, Man City open title defence with victory over Newcastle
Manchester City began its Premier League title defence with a 2-0 victory over Newcastle at St. James' Park on Sunday.
Premier League - Newcastle United v Manchester City preview: Striker absences mar title defence
Team news, match facts, manager quotes and fantasy pick for the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James' Park.
Hart & Dzeko next to sign new Manchester City contracts
The goalkeeper and striker will follow Vincent Kompany, David Silva and Sergio Aguero in agreeing fresh terms but there are no talks scheduled with Manuel Pellegrini EXCLUSIVE By Paul Clennam Joe Hart and Edin Dzeko are set to sign new long-term deals at Manchester City but the club have no plans to extend the contract of manager Manuel Pellegrini ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Washington Post
Premier League tells fans to stop posting GIFS and Vines of goals online ... or else
David Silva of Manchester City celebrates after scoring a goal last season. There are dozens of GIFs of it.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Pellegrini: Yaya happy at City
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini believes Yaya Toure is "very happy" at the club and ready for the start of the new season.
Manchester City's Yaya Toure will NOT get a new contract as champions lock up their other stars
Star midfielder who grumbled about his treatment by the champions over the summer has seen Kompany, Aguero, Silva and Nasri rewarded in recent weeks Pellegrini says he has spoken to talismanic midfielder Toure, who became unsettled in the summer because of his infamous birthday cake snub and his brother Ibrahim's death.
How the big five will line up
Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United will all start the season with optimism of lifting the Premier League trophy come May. The potential title race protagonists have invested heavily over the summer and consequently the managers of the big five have some huge selection calls to make.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Predicted Manchester City XI v Newcastle: Mangala and Jovetic to start
Manchester City head into a new campaign as many people's favourites for the Premier League title; and yet following a summer of strengthening at both Arsenal and Chelsea, an impressive transfer spree at Liverpool and the arrival of Louis van Gaal at Manchester United, the Blues will have to go some to retain their title.