Stubborn, stupid Newcastle owner Mike Ashley will lose Rafa Benitez over lack of spending – and only have himself to blame

Stubborn, stupid Newcastle owner Mike Ashley will lose Rafa Benitez over lack of spending – and only have himself to blame

But the way things are heading, Mike Ashley is almost certain to lose Rafa Benitez next summer. And the stubborn and stupid Newcastle owner will only have himself to blame. If Ashley needed any reminder of the calibre of his in-demand boss,…

Newcastle striker and Blackburn hero Adam Armstrong greedy for more England goals and glory at Toulon Tournament

Newcastle striker and Blackburn hero Adam Armstrong greedy for more England goals and glory at Toulon Tournament

The Newcastle striker has just capped off an impressive 12 months by helping fire Blackburn back to the Championship after lifting the Under-20s World Cup last summer. Now he is desperate to add another trophy to his collection with U21s at the…

Rita Ora stuns in PVC cut-out trousers and busty bralet as she poses with Geordie Shore’s Sam Gowland and Chloe Ferry at Newcastle gig

Rita Ora stuns in PVC cut-out trousers and busty bralet as she poses with Geordie Shore’s Sam Gowland and Chloe Ferry at Newcastle gig

The pop star, 27, showed off her midriff and gave a glimpse of her thighs in the racy trousers. She decorated her eyes with a pink metallic shade and styled her blonde in a sleek fashion. The Girls singer, who's currently wowing…

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez wants to break club's transfer record to bring in proven goalscorer this summer

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez wants to break club's transfer record to bring in proven goalscorer this summer

Toon have never spent more than the £16million they paid to bring Michael Owen from Real Madrid in 2005. Unsurprisingly, that is comfortably the longest-standing club record in the Premier League — 14 teams even broke their record this season. But Toon’s…

Rafa Benitez demands Newcastle sort his future out before end of season with talks over one-year extension dragging on

Rafa Benitez demands Newcastle sort his future out before end of season with talks over one-year extension dragging on

Talks about extending the remaining 12 months on his three-year deal have been ongoing for weeks. But Benitez, 58, wants assurances from owner Mike Ashley about significant transfer deals this summer before he puts pen to paper. The Toon boss missed out…

Islam Slimani charged with violent conduct as Newcastle striker faces three-match ban for clash with West Brom's Craig Dawson

Islam Slimani charged with violent conduct as Newcastle striker faces three-match ban for clash with West Brom's Craig Dawson

The Leicester loanee, 29, was caught on camera kicking West Brom’s Craig Dawson’s calf in an off-the-ball incident in the 80th minute of the Toon’s 1-0 home defeat on Saturday. And Slimani was tonight charged with violent conduct by the FA so…

Leicester 1 Newcastle 2: Magpies seal third consecutive win after goals from Jonjo Shelvey and Ayoze Perez

Leicester 1 Newcastle 2: Magpies seal third consecutive win after goals from Jonjo Shelvey and Ayoze Perez

Leicester fans were given a free beer and commemorative chocolate coin to mark chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s 60th birthday – and there were also fireworks before kick-off. But it was the Toon Army who were celebrating come full-time thanks to Shelvey’s first-half strike…

Newcastle outcast Aleksandar Mitrovic claims Rafa Bentiez's tactics didn't suit his style of play

Newcastle outcast Aleksandar Mitrovic claims Rafa Bentiez's tactics didn't suit his style of play

Aleksandar Mitrovic and Fulham do not sound like a marriage made in heaven. After all, they were thrown together via football’s version of speed-dating — an 11th-hour deadline-night liaison between an attractive team desperate for a proper centre-forward and an international striker…