Lee Ryder

Lee Ryder

Lee Ryder is our chief sports writer and covers Newcastle United, including the first team, reserves and Academy. He has been with us since 2005.

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Sylvain Marveaux of Newcastle United

Marveaux reveals he HAD to leave Newcastle - and other out of favour stars will follow

Flying winger opens up after being loaned out by Alan Pardew, despite his popularity with the majority of the Newcastle United faithful

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew to play a strong team against Wellington Phoenix

Alan Pardew vows to woo New Zealand fans with another strong side at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington

Steven Taylor of Newcastle United looks to evade the defence of Alex Brosque of Sydney FC

Steven Taylor looking for big things in Manchester City opener

Newcastle United started thier pre-season tour well and Steven Taylor hopes they can hit the ground running when the season begins

Andy Carroll during a West Ham United training session at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand

No talks between West Ham and Newcastle United for striker Andy Carroll

Former Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll is happy in London - and not looking for a move back to Tyneside

Gateshead in action against Cambridge United

Gary Mills knows jobs is not yet done at Gateshead

Gateshead triumphed 2-0 against Cambridge United on Saturday to climb to third and set up a play-off clash with Grimsby Town

Jamie Chandler in action against Southport

Gary Mills: My players have been unbelievable this season

Gateshead boss Gary Mills is determined to seal a place in the history books

Gary Mills: Gateshead have just got to keep on winning

Gateshead FC have just four games left but can put a six-point gap between themselves and Alan Devonshire's side this evening in Essex

Darren Caskey

Darren Caskey pushing for play-offs for Gateshead FC

Darren Caskey is hoping to make it a 'very special' finish to the season for Gateshead FC

Gateshead’s Jamie Chandler

Gateshead hoping to climb into play-off zone

Jamie Chandler is hoping that Gateshead can climb into the Skrill Premier top five tonight by beating Aldershot at the International Stadium

Gateshead FC boss Gary Mills

Gary Mills: Play-offs are 'massive' for Gateshead

Gary Mills has admitted climbing into the play-off places this week would be simply "massive" for Gateshead

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