Sergio Aguero scored five goals in a sensational 20-minute spell as Manchester City came from behind to crush Newcastle 6-1.Read the full story ›
Willian scored a late equaliser as Chelsea came back from 2-0 down to deny Newcastle their first Premier League win of the season.Read the full story ›
Aleksander Mitrovic returns for Newcastle after serving a suspension as Newcastle look to register their first win of the season. Vurnon Anita is recalled and 20-year-old Kevin Mbabu makes his first league start.
Branislav Ivanovic captains Chelsea as John Terry remains out of favour and on the bench. Diego Costa is suspended, meaning Loic Remy leads the line for the champions. Radamel Falcao has to settle for a place on the bench.
Lewis McGugan piled further misery on Steve McClaren as Sky Bet Championship Sheffield Wednesday dumped Barclays Premier League Newcastle out of the Capital One Cup.
A Wednesday side featuring 10 changes to the one which started Saturday's 3-2 victory over Fulham secured a famous 1-0 victory at St James' Park with the Magpies, who have publicly reversed their recent policy of dismissing the domestic cup competitions as an irrelevance, turning in another dreadful display.
McClaren's men did not manage a single shot of note on target over 90 soul-sapping minutes and have now won just one of the eight games they have contested so far this season with League Two Northampton their only victims in the last round of the same competition.
Newcastle United manager Steve McClaren has played down rumours of problems with players in the dressing roomRead the full story ›
Odion Ighalo bags a double as the Hornets earn their first away win of the season against Steve McClaren's struggling sideRead the full story ›
Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic will serve the second game of his three-match ban when Watford head for St James' Park.Read the full story ›
QPR striker Charlie Austin remains on Newcastle's radar as the club continues to plan its three-transfer-window recruitment strategy.
The Magpies monitored Austin's situation throughout the summer as it appeared his days at Loftus Road were numbered in the wake of QPR's relegation from the top flight.
Asked about Austin, head coach Steve McClaren said: "He has been on Newcastle's radar from the second half of last season and during the summer, and he will stay on the radar, definitely."