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8:56pm Tuesday 12th November 2013
FIRST there was Bryan Robson, then Steve McClaren. Terry Venables even had a little shot in between, while Gareth Southgate, Gordon Strachan and local hero Tony Mowbray all had a stint in charge at the Riverside Stadium.
12:14am Monday 23rd September 2013
12:00am Tuesday 17th September 2013
AFTER a third defeat in four Premier league games this season, Sunderland already find themselves cut adrift and propping up the rest of the division. Regardless of what Paolo Di Canio has said – and there has been plenty – it was not supposed to be that way.
8:00am Tuesday 6th August 2013
AFTER flying in to Newcastle United’s Benton training complex, Loic Remy disappeared through the entrance doors before putting the finishing touches to a season-long loan move to St James’ Park last night. Eight months after he was on the brink of a move to Tyneside, the Magpies have finally landed their man.
8:00am Tuesday 30th July 2013
Tony Mowbray has made no secret of a desire to bring in new players and work will continue up until Saturday’s Championship curtain-raiser with Leicester City. Chief football writer Paul Fraser examines how Middlesbrough are shaping up for the new campaign
10:24am Tuesday 18th June 2013
OVER the course of the last nine days, the North-East's Premier League clubs have taken a similar route. For the first time, Newcastle United and Sunderland have both put a director of football in place in the hope of taking the club forward.
12:49pm Monday 20th May 2013
9:00am Tuesday 30th April 2013
10:47am Tuesday 23rd April 2013
IT would be all too easy for Liverpool to sell Luis Suarez. With 23 goals in the Premier League this season and his five assists, he is one of the hottest attacking talents in football and his sale would bring in more than £40m.
5:00am Saturday 6th April 2013
ONE of the biggest weeks of his two-and-a-half year reign was how Alan Pardew described Newcastle United's up-coming three matches and he thinks Thursday night's defeat in Portugal will galvanise his group to attack the period with vigour.
12:50pm Friday 5th April 2013
10:37am Thursday 4th April 2013
LISBON is not a new city for a North-East club to visit. Not only did Newcastle United visit in 2005 in the UEFA Cup, both Middlesbrough and Sunderland have had trips to the Portuguese capital in the past too.
10:41pm Saturday 30th March 2013
7:00am Thursday 7th March 2013
AN EIGHTH defeat of the calendar year has seen Middlesbrough drop down to their lowest league placing since October. A season promising so much before the turn of the year is suddenly in serious danger of ending in failure.
1:04pm Wednesday 30th January 2013
1:16pm Saturday 12th January 2013
2:59pm Monday 31st December 2012
11:47am Thursday 22nd November 2012
MIDDLESBROUGH and Liverpool may not have done a deal for Stewart Downing to arrive on loan before the end of November. The mere fact he was willing to consider a drop in to the Championship is an indication of the turnaround under Tony Mowbray.
5:43pm Thursday 15th November 2012
ZLATAN Ibrahimovic's incredible overhead kick was one of those moments that will never be forgotten in football. Few players have the ability never mind the audacity to try such a shot, but the Sweden striker did on Wednesday night against England.
10:00am Saturday 10th November 2012
WHETHER it was intentional or instinctive, Martin O'Neill applauded some of Sunderland's attacking moves during last Saturday's defeat to Aston Villa. Given the shallow nature of some Black Cats displays, he could have been forgiven had he been sarcastic.
4:57pm Saturday 3rd November 2012
5:35pm Friday 19th October 2012
IT'S almost derby time again. On Thursday, at the Academy of Light, Martin O'Neill was in good form, delivering jokes in a way only Martin O'Neill can and he helped set the tone for Sunday's latest Tyne & Wear match-up.
12:33pm Wednesday 10th October 2012
INSIDE the media room at Newcastle United's training ground on Tuesday, the club's managing director Derek Llambias sat proudly in front of a new advertising board. Alongside the famous club crest was the now infamous Wonga logo.
11:29am Saturday 25th August 2012
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5:13pm Sunday 12th August 2012
10:06pm Sunday 15th July 2012
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11:26am Friday 6th July 2012
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5:16pm Tuesday 19th June 2012
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1:06pm Wednesday 30th May 2012
NEWCASTLE UNITED confirmed their first summer signing last week, Middlesbrough followed it up on Tuesday by finalising Grant Leadbitter's return to the North-East and there is a sense of more to come.
3:14pm Monday 7th May 2012
3:00pm Monday 12th March 2012
8:00am Saturday 25th February 2012
This weekend marks the eighth anniversary of Middlesbrough's Carling Cup success in 2004, but Wednesday will be the achievement's second official anniversary. Chief football writer Paul Fraser caught up with key defender Ugo Ehiogu to find out what has been going on since.
5:28pm Friday 10th February 2012
2:21pm Friday 30th December 2011
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11:37am Thursday 1st December 2011
12:34pm Sunday 6th November 2011
2:02pm Sunday 23rd October 2011
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10:49am Wednesday 22nd June 2011
2:40pm Thursday 16th June 2011
IT was never going to be easy for Kevin Nolan to succeed at St James' Park. As Joe Kinnear's first major signing two-and-a-half years ago after the departure of Kevin Keegan, he was desperate to shine instantly.
1:39pm Monday 23rd May 2011
9:13am Sunday 15th May 2011
IT was 1986. With the sun shining, the Everton blue took on the Liverpool red underneath the Twin Towers at Wembley. An amazing occasion, an amazing game of football and a fitting FA Cup final won dramatically by Liverpool.
3:25pm Sunday 10th April 2011
GENERAL ELECTION: CONSTITUENCIES
- Barnard Castle
- Bishop Auckland
- Crook & Weardale
- Durham City
- York & Harrogate
- Newton Aycliffe
- Richmond & The Dales
- Tyne & Wear
- Whitby & Scarborough