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Premier League: Newcastle United have the quality to avoid relegation, feels Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola
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Premier League: Newcastle United have the quality to avoid relegation, feels Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola

Newcastle United have had some positive results this season under new manager Steve Bruce and have the quality to avoid relegation from the Premier League, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.

Premier League: Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce ready to take criticism following back-to-back defeats
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Premier League: Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce ready to take criticism following back-to-back defeats

Newcastle record signing Joelinton appeared to pick up a hip injury at Carrow Road, leaving Bruce sweating on the fitness of the Brazilian striker who joined from Bundesliga side Hoffenheim last month

Premier League: Newcastle manager Steve Bruce concedes Rafa Benitez' shoes difficult to fill, hopes to win fans' support
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Premier League: Newcastle manager Steve Bruce concedes Rafa Benitez' shoes difficult to fill, hopes to win fans' support

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce says that he hasn't joined the club to please the owner and will need some time to make changes but assures of a good finish

Premier League: Former England boss Sam Allardyce turns down opportunity to return as Newcastle United manager
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Premier League: Former England boss Sam Allardyce turns down opportunity to return as Newcastle United manager

Allardyce, who was Newcastle boss from 2007 to 2008, said he rejected the chance to replace Rafa Benitez, who quit St James’ Park last month at the end of his contract.

After Newcastle United, Rafa Benitez to take charge of Chinese side Dalian Yifang
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After Newcastle United, Rafa Benitez to take charge of Chinese side Dalian Yifang

Rafael Benitez, 59, will take over at Dalian Yifang who are currently in joint 10th place in the CSL.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 233: Bangladesh boost bid to reach World Cup 2019 semi-finals, Rafa Benitez sacked by Newcastle and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 233: Bangladesh boost bid to reach World Cup 2019 semi-finals, Rafa Benitez sacked by Newcastle and more

In today's episode, we discuss Bangladesh's win over struggling Afghanistan, Andre Russell's chronic knee injury, Rafa Benitez's sacking and more.

Premier League: Newcastle United sign Paraguayan midfielder Miguel Almiron from MLS side Atlanta
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Premier League: Newcastle United sign Paraguayan midfielder Miguel Almiron from MLS side Atlanta

Midfielder Miguel Almiron has joined Newcastle from MLS outfit Atlanta, the Premier League side announced on Thursday, reportedly for a club-record fee

Premier League: Rafa Benitez refuses to guarantee staying on as Newcastle United boss due to lack of new recruits
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Premier League: Rafa Benitez refuses to guarantee staying on as Newcastle United boss due to lack of new recruits

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has not ruled out leaving the club this season if they do not strengthen the squad in the January transfer window.

Premier League: New deals for Liverpool players a move to ensure continued success at Anfield
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Premier League: New deals for Liverpool players a move to ensure continued success at Anfield

Liverpool are working to ensure this season's Premier League title push is not a one-off as they lay the foundations for continued success after struggling in recent years to sustain a challenge.

Premier League: Liverpool look to Virgil Van Dijk for defensive leadership as Rafael Benitez makes Anfield return
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Premier League: Liverpool look to Virgil Van Dijk for defensive leadership as Rafael Benitez makes Anfield return

Liverpool's solid defending, helped by Virgil Van Dijk's acquisition means they do not have to score as freely to win games, although they are coming up with the goals when needed.

Premier League: Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez fined £60,000 by FA for comments on referee Andre Marriner
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Premier League: Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez fined £60,000 by FA for comments on referee Andre Marriner

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has been fined 60,000 pounds ($78,576) after he praised a referee ahead of a Premier League game at Crystal Palace last month.

Premier League: DeAndre Yedlin's own goal helps Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea steal last-gasp win over defensive Newcastle
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Premier League: DeAndre Yedlin's own goal helps Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea steal last-gasp win over defensive Newcastle

Chelsea required an own goal from Newcastle's DeAndre Yedlin to maintain their 100 percent start to the Premier League season as the Blues ground out a 2-1 win at St James' Park on Sunday.

Zinedine Zidane steps down: Champions League hat-trick, dealing with star players and more, here's what defined his managerial career
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Zinedine Zidane steps down: Champions League hat-trick, dealing with star players and more, here's what defined his managerial career

Zidane, a former Real Madrid player, took over the managerial job from Rafa Benitez in January 2016, and helped the team win three Champions League titles along with one La Liga trophy.

Premier League: West Ham United tell supporters that club is very close to appointing manager with 'proven record'
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Premier League: West Ham United tell supporters that club is very close to appointing manager with 'proven record'

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez and former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini are among the favourites for the vacant role at West Ham, according to British media reports.

Premier League: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte wants improvement from flops ahead of FA Cup final
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Premier League: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte wants improvement from flops ahead of FA Cup final

Antonio Conte claims Chelsea have no chance of an FA Cup final victory over Manchester United unless they improve quickly after questioning the desire of his players.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Jonjo Shelvey brings versatility to England squad, says Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Jonjo Shelvey brings versatility to England squad, says Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has been impressive for the Premier League club this season and manager Rafa Benitez has backed the 26-year-old to continue his good form if he is included in England’s squad for the World Cup.

Premier League: Newcastle United must make significant changes to compete at a higher level, says Rafa Benitez
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Premier League: Newcastle United must make significant changes to compete at a higher level, says Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United must effect significant changes and establish a clear structure for progress off the pitch to improve their on-field performances and compete at a higher level, manager Rafa Benitez has said.

Premier League: Mohamed Salah deserves to win all player-of-the-year awards, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
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Premier League: Mohamed Salah deserves to win all player-of-the-year awards, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

The player-of-year campaign would appear to revolve around Kevin de Bruyne, Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah, whose form appears to be peaking at the right time.

Champions League: Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino wants to make Porto 'suffer'
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Champions League: Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino wants to make Porto 'suffer'

Roberto Firmino has vowed that Liverpool's deadly strikeforce will make Porto suffer when they meet in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday.

Premier League: Newcastle United ride on Matt Ritchie's winner to shock Manchester United
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Premier League: Newcastle United ride on Matt Ritchie's winner to shock Manchester United

Jose Mourinho is still waiting to win a Premier League game at Newcastle after Matt Ritchie's goal sentenced Manchester United to a shock 1-0 defeat on Sunday.