Jose Mourinho Reveals Board Backing After Manchester United’s Stunning Win Over Newcastle

Afterwards, Mourinho admitted he needed an unofficial ‘vote of confidence’ from a board member, believed to be executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, before the game to know he could discount a newspaper report that he would be sacked this weekend, regardless of the result against Premier League strugglers Newcastle. “The ones that read the papers, that […]

Chelsea Leave It Late As DeAndre Yedlin Own Goal Kills Off Newcastle

Newcastle responded with a goal from Joselu in a rare attack and looked set to steal a point before Chelsea’s last-gasp winner made it three successive victories for the Blues. Benitez will say his approach was justified and it acknowledged the gap in quality between the two squads. Before this game he earmarked Sarri’s team […]

Dele Alli Header Helps Tottenham Sink Newcastle United

The World Cup Golden Boot winner has now gone 14 games spanning 988 minutes without scoring in the opening month of the campaign, though on this occasion, it mattered little. The season kicked-off to the backdrop of a protest staged by hundreds of Newcastle fans outside the nearby branch of Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct. Ashley, […]