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Wilfred Ndidi is delighted to see Leicester City start the new year with a win following Sunday’s 2-1 away victory against Newcatle United.

Wilfred Ndidi relishes Leicester’s victory vs Newcastle United

Wilfred Ndidi is delighted to see Leicester City start the new year with a win following Sunday’s 2-1 away victory against Newcatle United.
Liverpool missed chance after chance on Wednesday evening as they ended 2020 with a 0-0 draw away at Newcastle.

Liverpool miss chance to go clear with Newcastle draw

After their slow opening to the game, Liverpool really got into their groove after the half hour mark and should have opened the scoring when Mo Salah went through – goalkeeper Karl Darlow though, had other ideas and saved well.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has conceded that West Brom deserved a 1-1 draw in the Premier League match at Anfield on Sunday.

Jurgen Klopp: West Brom deserved draw despite 6-4-0 formation

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has conceded that West Brom deserved a 1-1 draw in the Premier League match at Anfield on Sunday.
Newcastle players were due to return to training on Tuesday following the postponement of last week's match against Aston Villa due to a rise in coronavirus cases.

Newcastle return to training after virus outbreak at premiership club

Newcastle players were due to return to training on Tuesday following the postponement of last week's match against Aston Villa due to a rise in coronavirus cases.
Federico Fernandez's early own goal gave Frank Lampard's side the lead at St. James' Park before Timo Werner's stunning assist set up Tammy Abraham to seal the points midway through the second half.

Chelsea cruise past Newcastle to go top

Chelsea's fifth consecutive victory extends their unbeaten run in all competitions to 12 games and lifts them above Leicester into top spot on goal difference ahead of the rest of the weekend's fixtures. Newcastle remain 13th
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard on the pitch before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Michael Dalder

Frank Lampard joins Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola on calls to allow five subs in...

Frank Lampard, head coach of Premier League club Chelsea has added his voice to the growing calls for the Premier League to allow for five substitutes in football matches once again.
Newcastle United have completed their second signing of the day with the capture of Ryan Fraser from Bournemouth.

Newcastle sign Ryan Fraser from Bournemouth

Newcastle United have completed their second signing of the day with the capture of Ryan Fraser from Bournemouth.
Premier League has been hit by 14 new cases of coronavirus since teams returned to training, reports claim.

Premier League set to reject requests to postpone games due to Covid outbreaks

Premier League officials are set to reject requests to postpone games in the event of Covid outbreaks amongst top-flight sides, with clubs required to fulfil fixtures unless they have fewer than 14 players available.
Newcastle United are delighted to announce the signing of striker Callum Wilson from AFC Bournemouth.

Callum Wilson joins Newcastle on four-year deal

Newcastle have confirmed the signing of striker Callum Wilson from Bournemouth.
Inter manager Antonio Conte has insisted that he does not feel that it is the right time to discuss his future as Inter boss following Inter’s Europa League final loss to Sevilla on Friday night.

Antonio Conte: Why Sevilla defeated Inter Milan in Europa League final

Inter Milan coach, Antonio Conte, has disclosed that his side lost 3-2 to Sevilla in the Europa League final on Friday night because of Romelu Lukaku’s unfortunate own goal.
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson with team mates celebrates with the trophy after winning the Premier League. REUTERS-Paul Ellis

Liverpool to begin Premier League title defence against Leeds

Liverpool will begin defending their Premier League title on Sept. 12 at Anfield, according to a fixture list for the new season, when they play newly promoted Leeds United, who return to England’s top-flight for the first time in 16 years.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrate after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Peter Powell-REUTERS

Bruno Fernandes: How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer manages me

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes is enjoying playing for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is delighted with his team's effort this season, despite losing the FA Cup final.

Frank Lampard demands for ‘fair’ treatment for tired Chelsea

Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to give Chelsea a fair start to next season, saying the September 12 launch date is “too early” for his players.
Newcastle United ‘have a deal in place’ to sign Joelinton

Saudi Arabian-backed takeover of Newcastle remains alive

The Telegraph says documents relating to a £300 million takeover at St James' Park from current owner Mike Ashley where registered with the Premier League back in April but it is still being scrutinised under an owners' and directors' test.
Liverpool have condemned fans who ignored calls from the club to celebrate their Premier League title win at home.

Divock Origi: Liverpool’s Premier League title has not sunk in yet

Divock Origi says Liverpool’s players will be able to enjoy their Premier League win properly now the season is over.
Jose Mourinho has omitted Manchester United from his list of candidates for a top-four Premier League finish, while including Sheffield United and Wolves in the final running.

Jose Mourinho: Why Steve Bruce should be in running for manager of the season

Newcastle United host Liverpool at St. James’ Park today as the curtain is drawn on the 2019-20 English Premier League campaign, and Steve Bruce’s side will hope to put up an impressive performance against the champions.

Karren Brady: West Ham United want VAR scrapped

West Ham United return to action later today with a trip to St. James’ Park to face Newcastle United, and they will look to pick up all three points in order to further boost their survival bid following Wednesday’s 3-2 win over Chelsea.
Rafael Benitez says unfulfilled promises from Newcastle owner Mike Ashley played a key role in his decision to quit the Premier League club for Chinese Super League team Dalian Yifang.

Rafa Benitez linked with shock Newcastle return

Former Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez has been linked with a sensational return to St. James’ Park ahead of the 2020-21 season.

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