Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew

Newcastle United were better for my presence, says Alan Pardew

Despite the evidence of the scoreline, Alan Pardew thinks Newcastle United were better for having him on the touchline

Loic Remy

Arsene Wenger cagey on talk of Arsenal bid for Loic Remy

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to deny speculation he will make a summer move for Newcastle United's on-loan striker Loic Remy

Sunderland's Lee Cattermole

Andre Marriner presence influenced Lee Cattermole decision

Gus Poyet admitted Lee Cattermole was left out of Sunderland's heavy defeat at Arsenal partly because Andre Marriner was officiating the game and he feared the midfielder might be sent off by him again

Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet

Arsenal v Sunderland preview: SAFC looking to make capital in the Capital

Gus Poyet looks forward to a potentially transformative week for the Black Cats if they can secure a win at Arsenal

Newcastle United's Loic Remy

Arsenal may wreck Newcastle United's Loic Remy hopes

Arsenal are understood to be making moves on Loic Remy, spoiling hopes of making the striker's loan deal permanent at Newcastle United

Mesut Ozil

Alan Pardew: Mesut Ozil joining Arsenal was a great deal for Newcastle United

Alan Pardew believes Newcastle United did even better out of Mesut Ozil's £42.5m move than Arsenal did, because it allowed them to keep Yohan Cabaye

Yohan Cabaye of Newcastle United

Arsenal go cold on United talisman Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle United sources have indicated new faces at the club are unlikely while Arsenal seem to have gone cold on Yohan Cabaye

New Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone

Mannone hungry to make impact on Wearside

Arsenal goalkeeper Vito Mannone has been confirmed as Sunderland's sixth summer signing after agreeing on a two-year deal

Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet

Sunderland open contract talks with Simon Mignolet

SUNDERLAND have opened contract talks with star man Simon Mignolet ahead of a summer in which Arsenal and Liverpool are expected to be in the hunt for new goalkeepers, writes MARK DOUGLAS.

Newcastle United 0 Arsenal 1 - Stuart Rayner's match analysis

Steve Harper’s final game for Newcastle United was a fitting tribute to blind loyalty

Preview: Newcastle v Arsenal

Newcastle (from): Harper, Alnwick, Debuchy, Simpson, Santon, S. Taylor, Coloccini, Williamson, Yanga-Mbiwa, Perch, Tiote, Bigirimana, Cabaye, Anita, Gutierrez, Ben Arfa, Marveaux, Gosling, Obertan, Sammy Ameobi, Cisse, Gouffran, Campbell.

Andy Carroll

Newcastle United look to mount new bid for Andy Carroll

NEWCASTLE United intend to mount another summer bid for Andy Carroll as they prepare a summer overhaul of their attacking arsenal.

Sunderland keeper Simon Mignolet

Arsenal showing interest in keeper Simon Mignolet

FORMER Black Cat Steve Bould has been seeking testimonials on Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet as Arsenal consider testing Martin O’Neill’s resolve to keep hold of the Belgium international this summer.

Sunderland keeper Simon Mignolet

Simon Mignolet reflects on a day of frustrations

LONG before the final whistle, Simon Mignolet sensed Sunderland were going to endure one of those days against Arsenal.

Davide Santon of Newcastle United

Davide Santon: Lack of concentration cost NUFC a point

DAVIDE Santon has warned Newcastle United they must cut out the lapses in concentration if they are to take much-needed points from Arsenal tomorrow.

Vurnon Anita of Newcastle United

Vurnon Anita injury leaves Alan Pardew concerned

ALAN Pardew left Old Trafford last night cursing his defenders, but Newcastle United’s midfield will cause most concern when he picks Saturday’s team to face Arsenal.

teaser: Carlos Cuellar

SAFC's Carlos Cuellar makes a case for defence

CARLOS Cuellar was on the defensive on Saturday. Having marshaled the barracks perfectly against Arsene Wenger’s frustrated Gunners, he mounted a rearguard action to deny Sunderland will be unduly defensive this season – despite their safety-first approach in North London.

teaser: Sebastian Larsson

Arsenal 0 Sunderland 0 - Mark Douglas' match analysis

HIGH in the stands at Arsenal’s impressively appointed Emirates Stadium, a banner is fixed to the advertising hoardings which bears the legend ‘You can’t buy class’.

Louis Saha

Louis Saha: I'm ready to take on Arsenal

LOUIS Saha described his move to Sunderland as a “pleasure” and declared himself fit to face Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in tomorrow’s Premier League opening match.

Dominate like Arsenal says Sunderland women boss

SUNDERLAND women boss Mick Mulhern wants his team to dominate the Premier League like Arsenal did after signing off another successful campaign with a League Cup win.


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