Newcastle United and the FA Cup have been unfamiliar bedfellows in recent years, but a hotchpotch team of youngsters, reserves and a smattering of regulars reached the fourth round of the competition for the first time in five seasons. It is unlikely to have roused the spirits of the owner Mike Ashley a great deal - he took in the first tie between these teams - but a crowd in excess of 34,000 was a reminder that the competition still resinates amongst the club’s supporters.
Published 3 hours ago on The Independent
NEWCASTLE’S road to Wembley usually heads down a cul-de-sac in January but after years of knockout neglect under Mike Ashley, they’re finally showing signs of being up for the cup thanks to Yoan Gouffran and Matt Ritchie.
Published 3 hours ago on Daily Express
Newcastle United defeated Birmingham City 3-1 in their FA Cup replay and will now be away to Oxford United in the fourth round
Published 4 hours ago on Guardian
Newcastle survive a nervy finish to progress into the FA Cup fourth round with victory over Birmingham at St James' Park.
Published 4 hours ago on BBC Football
In today’s Fiver: The FA Cup, funky fans in Lisbon and riffing on Juve’s crest
Published 10 hours ago on Guardian
Every season, the same storyline.
Published 13 hours ago on Telegraph
Plus: most relegations for one city in a single season, players sent off while on a stretcher, and more
Published 15 hours ago on Guardian
Late goals give non-league sides Lincoln and Sutton, plus League Two Blackpool, FA Cup shocks on Tuesday evening.
Published yesterday at 11:45 pm on BBC Football
Rafael Benítez said he wants to beef up his Newcastle United squad for their promotion push and has asked Mike Ashley to let him find the players he needs
Published yesterday at 10:40 pm on Guardian
RAFAEL BENITEZ believes Daryl Murphy’s impact in the weeks ahead will prove the wisdom of his transfer policy at Newcastle – and remind owner Mike Ashley that it is best to leave footballing matters to the manager.
Published yesterday at 10:35 pm on Daily Express
|Birmingham City's Results|
|Jan 18||Newcastle United||1 - 3||A|
|Jan 14||Nottingham Forest||0 - 0||H|
|Jan 7||Newcastle United||1 - 1||H|