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Newcastle United: Rafael Benitez knew takeover would not happen in January

I knew takeover wouldn’t go through – Benitez Manager Rafael Benitez says he knew “three or four weeks ago” that Amanda Staveley’s takeover of Newcastle would not happen in January. Owner Mike Ashley ended £250m takeover talks this week after Staveley’s PCP Capital Partners group failed to match his valuation of the club. Staveley still […]

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Newcastle United: Amanda Staveley still interested in takeover

Mike Ashley took charge of the club in 2007 Businesswoman Amanda Staveley says she still wants to buy Newcastle United despite owner Mike Ashley ending £250m takeover talks this week. Ashley said in October he wanted to sell the club after 10 years in charge. He was believed to have been close to selling to […]

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Adam Forshaw: Leeds United sign Middlesbrough midfielder for £4.5m

Adam Forshaw has scored twice for Middlesbrough since his arrival in 2015 Leeds United have signed Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Forshaw for £4.5m on a four-and-a-half-year deal. The 26-year-old made 92 league appearances for Boro after joining from Wigan in January 2015. The ex-Brentford man, who has featured 14 times this season, could make his debut […]

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FA Cup: Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Carlisle United highlights

Sheffield Wednesday scored a goal in each half as they beat Carlisle United in their FA Cup third-round replay to seal their place in the fourth round. MATCH REPORT: Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Carlisle United Watch all the goals from the FA Cup second-round replays here. Available to UK users only.

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Manchester United 3-0 Stoke City

Antonio Valencia celebrates his third goal of the season A Paul Pogba-inspired Manchester United cruised to victory as incoming Stoke boss Paul Lambert watched his new side’s struggles continue at Old Trafford. The France midfielder created first-half goals for Antonio Valencia and Anthony Martial, added to by Romelu Lukaku after the break as Jose Mourinho’s […]