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Liverpool ride their luck but game of fine margins remains wide open | Louise Taylor

Rafa Benítez stood in the way of Jürgen Klopp’s title challengers but fate had other plans on a topsy-turvy night at St James’ ParkLunchtime was fast approaching when Liverpool’s morning charter flight taxied towards the private terminal adjacent to Ne…

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Origi’s late winner sinks Newcastle and keeps Liverpool’s title hopes alive

Wherever the Premier League trophy ends up, and Anfield remains a possible destination, Liverpool will know they could not have given any more. Jürgen Klopp’s team have dragged the title race and Manchester City to the wire with a punishing late victor…

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Brighton edge towards safety as Pascal Gross earns draw against Newcastle

This game had edged into its final minute when Anthony Knockaert swung over a cross and Glenn Murray, free at the far post, nodded the ball over a gaping net from close range. Chris Hughton buried his head in his hands in disbelief, the chance of a fir…

Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Newcastle United: Premier League – as it happened

By | 27th April 2019

Pascal Gross scored Brighton’s first goal in over 12 hours, nudging the Seagulls closer to Premier League safety 7.56pm BST So ultimately it was a banner day for Brighton. Another point clear of Cardiff, safety within reach, and a first goal in over 12…

Rafael Benítez tells Mike Ashley: ‘I want to compete for more than finishing 15th’

By | 26th April 2019

• Newcastle manager’s contract negotiations still unresolved• ‘I used to compete for titles. The potential’s here,’ says BenítezRafael Benítez has reminded Mike Ashley of his enduring craving for trophies and suggested the time has come for Newcastle U…

Ayoze Pérez hat-trick allows Newcastle to ride out Southampton revival

Newcastle United fans are unlikely to find even the richest, most indulgent Easter egg remotely as satisfying as the evening that rubber-stamped their team’s Premier League status for another season. A yellow card that should have been red, a smart sec…