Newcastle United 0 West Ham United 1

FORMER Newcastle United skipper Kevin Nolan returned to St James' Park for the first time as a West Ham United player – and then struck the winner.

Nolan was on hand seven minutes before half-time to turn a lowly driven shot from Joey O'Brien beyond Magpies goalkeeper Tim Krul.

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Despite chances at both ends, Nolan's winner meant Newcastle have now won just one of their last six matches in the Premier League.

* For a full report and reaction from all of this weekend's football read Monday's The Northern Echo.