Burnley boss Sean Dyche eyeing swoop for Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie

MATT RITCHIE has been spring-loaded on to the Burnley transfer radar. Robbie Brady badly injured his knee against Leicester City last month and is expected to be out for the rest of the season. Clarets' boss Sean Dyche is also thought to have Everton's Aaron Lennon, West Bromwich star James McClean

Newcastle United news: Toon boss Rafa Benitez hits back at critical TV pundits

RAFA BENITEZ thinks that telly pundits are becoming a problem in football. The Newcastle boss was blasted for his defensive tactics in Wednesday night’s 1-0 home defeat to Manchester City. Gary Neville even labelled Toon’s lack of ambition as “embarrassing”. But Benitez reckons modern pundits say things to try to cause

Rafa Benitez warns Newcastle stars not to get distracted by takeover talk

  Toon released a statement on Monday confirming owner Mike Ashley is looking to sell the club RAFA BENITEZ has warned his Newcastle stars: Don't get distracted by takeover talk. The Toon released a statement on Monday confirming owner Mike Ashley is looking to sell the club. Rafa Benitez has urged his Newcaslt players

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher and Manchester United icon Gary Neville have their say on Rafa Benitez's 'facts' rant at Sir Alex Ferguson in January 2009

  During the 2008-09 season the now-Newcastle boss reeled off a list of "facts" seemingly designed to get inside Fergie's head JAMIE CARRAGHER and Gary Neville have had their say on Rafa Benitez's incredible "facts" rant at Sir Alex Ferguson in 2009. During the 2008-09 season, Liverpool led Manchester United - sitting seven