- Tyne Tees
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has been speaking about how he now feels ready to focus on Europe after the club's new signings.
The signings, made in the January transfer window, are thought to have significantly strengthened the Newcastle side and have helped inspire a recent premier league revival.
The club play Ukrainian side Metalist Kharkiv tonight.
More top news
Cloudy for most parts of the region on Monday morning. If there are any breaks, they will be to the south. Slow improvement through the day
Cloudy along the coast all day, brighter spells further west. Odd spit over Northumberland, but this risk diminishes throughout the day
Mainly dry weekend but cloud building and winds freshening with higher risk of showers into next week