The former local hero is a good guy and a great player - but his old club has moved on and he no longer fits the bill for what they need up front
Former Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll is happy in London - and not looking for a move back to Tyneside
Sunderland played very well at the Stadium of Light last night – but only when it was too late. It is the story of their season
Sunderland came close to scrambling a draw against West Ham United, only to run out of time
With Newcastle United struggling in their pursuit of Clement Grenier, Filip Djuricic has emerged as an alternative replacement to Yohan Cabaye
Andy Carroll deal was a great piece of business which led to some wrong conclusions, says chief sports writer Mark Douglas
Joe Kinnear's credibility is being stretched by current events at Newcastle United. Mark Douglas reports
The Paolo Di Canio recruitment drive has continued at Sunderland with the signing of Sweden under-19 winger David Moberg Karlsson
THE irony is that Derek Llambias leaves Newcastle United at precisely the moment when he was needed the most.
NEWCASTLE United have revived their interest in centre-back Douglas – but face competition from Russia and Italy for the former FC Twente man.
The transfer window opens soon – let the pre-window games begin!
NEWCASTLE United may find their resolve to keep hold of Cheick Tioté tested after it emerged that Russian Premier League side Lokomotiv Moscow are monitoring the midfielder’s availability.
NEWCASTLE United will look to push through a deal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after deciding against making a move for Andy Carroll.
Swansea expect goalkeeper Michel Vorm to be fit to face Fulham.
NEWCASTLE United are planning a major review of the season. Mark Douglas looks at the issues under the microscope.
ALAN Pardew feels Newcastle United need to add “experience” in the summer transfer market to avoid another flirtation with the drop, writes MARK DOUGLAS.
LOCKED in a five-way battle to avoid a one-way trip into black- and- white infamy, these are understandably anxious days for Alan Pardew.
WHICHEVER way you try to crunch the figures, playing the North East numbers game this season just doesn’t make sense.
ALAN Pardew has been told to get on with the job of rescuing Newcastle United after receiving assurances that he will not be sacked before the end of the season.
ON A day when nothing went right for Alan Pardew, even the ESPN director had it in for him.