Sam Allardyce's problem is repeated all over the Premier League reckons chief sports writer Mark Douglas
A chance of a lifetime awaits Sunderland tonight as they take on Manchester United in the Capital One Cup semi-final
Adam Johnson's came off the bench last night to help Sunderland edge closer to the final of the Capital One Cup
Gustavo Poyet has told his Sunderland players to enjoy the “nicest” games of their season
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew is hoping to exploit the pressure with comes with trying to follow in Sir Alex Ferguson's footsteps
Kevin Ball has been doing a lot of spying recently. If David Moyes has had to quickly get to know the Manchester United squad he inherited this summer, his opposite number this evening has had it much tougher
David Moyes believes the experience Paolo Di Canio endured at Sunderland underlines the precarious nature of football management
Magpies boss Alan Pardew has a number of issues to address this season in order for Newcastle United to prosper
YOHAN Cabaye has increased speculation about his Newcastle United future with an interview in which he described playing for Manchester United as “an interesting challenge”.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have already buckled once, but January threatens to test their patience and principles, writes Stuart Rayner.
GABRIEL Obertan says the blame for Newcastle’s defensive horror show should be shouldered by the entire team, not just the back four.
YESTERDAY was the shortest day of the year. On Wearside, they are in complete agreement about when the longest was.
AT the home of one of 2012’s most improved teams, not to mention one with a historical hold over them, Sunderland at last started to find their feet this season.
Martin O’Neill aspires to better things with Sunderland, but it will take time.
SUNDERLAND'S dismal form under Martin O’Neill has now lasted as long as the brilliance which preceded it.
ALAN Pardew says Newcastle United’s supporters will ultimately decide his future despite the eight-year contract handed to him by the St James’ Park hierarchy.
Alan Pardew has embarked on an unprecedented project in Premier League football.
IT is a long way to go for Newcastle United’s young guns to learn home truths – 1,713 miles to be precise and almost to the tip of Africa.
DEMBA Ba came off the bench to score both of Newcastle United's goals - including their 1,00th in the Premier League - as Alan Pardew's men claimed their first point of the season away from home.
Newcastle need their big guns to start firing as they head up to fortress Goodison Park today.