- Date of Birth: 19 October 1977
- Birthplace: Suresnes, Suresnes, France
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Newcastle United chief Joe Kinnear has admitted his side face a real battle to stave off the threat of relegation this season after the 2-1 defeat at Manchester City.
Returning midfielder Joey Barton played a hand in Newcastle's 2-1 win in the Premiership against West Brom, as he grabbed a goal to mark the club's first win since August 23rd.
Newcastle enjoyed their third consecutive win punishing Reading 3 – 0. It was again a case of Keagan’s three pronged attack doing the damage with Martins, Owen and Viduka all on the scoresheet.
Alex Ferguson's Manchester United hammered King Kev's Newcastle United 5-1. Alex Ferguson had stated that he was looking forward to facing his old rival and his team's performance certainly showed it.
All of todays live premier league action including: West Ham (Ljungberg 7min 21) 1 - 1 Birmingham (Mcsheffrey 17min 49 pen) (FULL TIME) Boro (Aliadiere 13min 42) 1 - 0 Fulham (FULL TIME) Everton (Phil Jagielka 62min 54) 1 - 0 Reading (FULL TIME) Derby 0 - 3 Tottenham (Keane 72min 21, Keane 86 21, Berbatov 92min 12 pen) (FULL TIME) Bolton 0 - 1 Portsmouth(Diarra 81min 11) (FULL TIME) Sunderland (Etuhu, 43min 47, Murphy 76min 40) 2 - 0 Wigan (FULL TIME) Early kick off Aston Villa (Bouma 47min 28, Carew 50min 01, Carew 71min 25, Carew 90min 52) 4-1 Newcastle (Owen 3min 51) (FULL TIME)
Kevin Keegan still searches for his first win since returning to the Tyne, and Aston Villa won't be an easy place to take three points this year as Martin O'Neil has made the Villains a very formidable side.
Managerless Newcastle take on Man Utd at Old Trafford in the Premiership's Saturday late kick off at 5:15. Man Utd will be hoping that they can keep the pace on league leaders Arsenal today with another win.
Newcastle chairman Chris Mort has admitted he is disappointed with 'too many disappointing results' this season. Newcastle have fallen into the wrong half of the Premiership and Sam Allardyce is under huge pressure to turn around results.
January marks the arrival of the African Nations Cup in 2008, but just how does this effect the clubs in the Premiership as some of their prize assets head off to do battle on the 20 January - 10 February in Ghana?
A Mark Viduka brace spared Newcastle's blushes as Derby came minutes away from securing an unlikely Premiership double over Newcastle at St. James' Park. It was an almost embarassing day after Giles Barnes and Kenny Miller put Newcastle in front twice.
Joey Barton was the hero as Newcastle rescued three important points against Fulham in the last minute. Elliot Omozusi was penalised for bringing down Alan Smith in the box, and up stepped Joey Barton to dispatch the ball home.
Nicky Butt believes it could be a mistake if Sam Allardyce loses his job at Newcastle United. A last-minute Habib Beye header secured a 2-1 win against Birmingham to ease the pressure on Big Sam.
Newcastle picked up a hugely important victory over Birmingham after Habib Beye scored a last minute goal to give the Toon a 2-1 victory over Birmingham at St. James Park. The victory eases the pressure on Sam Allardyce.
Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce has offered Celestine Babayaro an olive branch and told the Nigerian defender that he has one last chance to impress. Babayaro has 18 months left on his contract to do so.
Newcastle defeated West Ham with Mark Viduka scoring an excellent brace and Charles N'Zogbia also getting on the scoresheet. Dean Ashton's goal for West Ham was not enough for the London side to rescue some points. Michael Owen was also taken off as an injury precaution with a groin problem.
Newcastle have completed the signing of 29 year old defender Habib Beye from French side Marseille. The Senegalese player joined in the closing minutes of the transfer window.