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Daily Mail
Taylor beats Dobey to reach second round of World Darts Championshipa rather remarkable career that has seen him dominate for almost three decades.
Daily Mail / Posted 7 minutes ago
a rather remarkable career that has seen him dominate for almost three decades. Dobey – a former motorway worker from the North East – did not have the honour. The 27-year-old was the underdog and would normally have drawn adulation from the Ally... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The top 50 places for quality of life in the UK have been revealedHart in North East Hampshire has been crowned the UK's best place to live in an
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 minutes ago
Hart in North East Hampshire has been crowned the UK's best place to live in an annual quality of life survey. The Orkney Islands in Scotland took second place, followed by Rutland in the East Midlands, Wychavon in Worcestershire - and last year's... Read more
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WA Today
How Tim Fischer ended an armed siege and made a promise to a refugeeCreek. He and his wife Judy, who will now reside exclusively at the cattle pro
WA Today / Posted 23 minutes ago
Creek. He and his wife Judy, who will now reside exclusively at the cattle property they share in the rolling hills of north-eastern Victoria, had spent months packing up the old place, filling boxes with papers to go to the National Library of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Growth plan takes root in wine countryis then cut for them to take immediately. Mr Hewitt, originally from South Aus
The Border Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
is then cut for them to take immediately. Mr Hewitt, originally from South Australia, spent years working on the land while travelling across Australia in a converted coach, before settling in the famous North East wine region almost a decad... Read more
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chroniclelive
'We wish EU a merry Christmas': Protesters use carols to demand end to Brexitmob on Northumberland Street (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Silvie, who is origi
chroniclelive / Posted 3 hours ago
mob on Northumberland Street (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Silvie, who is originally from Germany but has lived in the North East for 20 years, says the referendum vote came as a “huge shock” to her. She said: “I honestly still can’t believe... Read more
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The Indian Express
Ex-Delhi cricketer in sting video on BCCI radar since 2015put it beyond him to be involved in spot-fixing because his methods are similar
The Indian Express / Posted 4 hours ago
put it beyond him to be involved in spot-fixing because his methods are similar. Joban would also take teams to Goa and the North-East,” said the officer. In the video released by The Sun, Joban is purportedly shown boasting that he could get... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Firefighter dies battling Calif. blaze, now 4th-largest in state history240,207 acres. A hearse takes the remains of a Cal Fire engineer who died Thur
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 4 hours ago
240,207 acres. A hearse takes the remains of a Cal Fire engineer who died Thursday while fighting the Thomas Fire on its eastern edge. (Photo: JUAN CARLO/THE STAR) More than 8,100 fire personnel have taken part in fighting the massive Thomas... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Firefighter dies battling Calif. blaze, now 4th-largest in state history240,207 acres. A hearse takes the remains of a Cal Fire engineer who died Thur
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 4 hours ago
240,207 acres. A hearse takes the remains of a Cal Fire engineer who died Thursday while fighting the Thomas Fire on its eastern edge. (Photo: JUAN CARLO/THE STAR) More than 8,100 fire personnel have taken part in fighting the massive Thomas... Read more
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The Border Mail
Community unites for Christmas funof professionals adds elements rarely seen in regional Carols shows. They will
The Border Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
of professionals adds elements rarely seen in regional Carols shows. They will be supported by the Albury Carols Choir. North East comedian John Walker returns for his second stint as Albury Carols host. The talented showman will also sing a... Read more
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HITC Sport
'Average' - Redknapp makes big claim about Benitez, delivers Newcastle relegation verdictup. Former West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur manager Redknapp claims Benit
HITC Sport / Posted 5 hours ago
up. Former West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur manager Redknapp claims Benitez has an almighty task in keeping the north east outfit in the Premier League, stating Newcastle's squad is "average" and claimed they could be relegated. "Rafa... Read more
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chroniclelive
Young woman taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Jesmonddiversion through Jesmond was in place and buses also suffered delays as a resu
chroniclelive / Posted 5 hours ago
diversion through Jesmond was in place and buses also suffered delays as a result of the collision. A spokeswoman for the North East Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 3.15pm to reports of a road traffic collision in Jesmond road. “We... Read more
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metro
Indian woman refused entry to the UK because her English is too goodcost them around £4,000.The couple met when Bobby was living in India (Picture:
metro / Posted 5 hours ago
cost them around £4,000.The couple met when Bobby was living in India (Picture: Bobby Rintoul/Universal News And Sport) North East Fife MP Stephen Gethins said: ‘This is a very difficult time for Mr Rintoul and his family and I have made... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
OPSEU LHINS staff deliver strike mandatefour regions-the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN, the Central East LHIN,
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 6 hours ago
four regions-the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN, the Central East LHIN, the North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN, and the North East LHIN. Despite repeated promises from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care that the transition would be... Read more
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chroniclelive
Pensioner in hospital after bus crash which brought city centre street to haltalmost two hours, leaving crowds on the street unable to catch their buses but
chroniclelive / Posted 6 hours ago
almost two hours, leaving crowds on the street unable to catch their buses but the route reopened at around 3.45pm. The North East Ambulance Service confirmed they had taken the pedestrian to hospital - though they did not provide any details on... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Onion ring crisps and the 6 other Amazon items Glasgow couldn’t get enough of in 2017have also shown London is cheese-obsessed, with halloumi and feta sales on the
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 hours ago
have also shown London is cheese-obsessed, with halloumi and feta sales on the rise at AmazonFresh, while those in the North East of England are sweet-toothed snackers, busy ordering Manuka Honey, Cinnamon Jelly Bellies, and Cadbury’s Crème... Read more
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chroniclelive
Person rescued from car after crash on Windy Nook Roadone person from one of the cars. “Three fire engines on scene - two from Gates
chroniclelive / Posted 7 hours ago
one person from one of the cars. “Three fire engines on scene - two from Gateshead and one from Newcastle Central.” The North East Ambulance service said three vehicles were at the scene, and had no confirmation yet about what injuries were... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Firefighter dies battling Calif. blaze, now 4th-largest in state history240,207 acres. A hearse takes the remains of a Cal Fire engineer who died Thur
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 7 hours ago
240,207 acres. A hearse takes the remains of a Cal Fire engineer who died Thursday while fighting the Thomas Fire on its eastern edge. (Photo: JUAN CARLO/THE STAR) More than 8,100 fire personnel have taken part in fighting the massive Thomas... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Snow set to hit Britain again this weekend - see how YOUR area will be affectedmake way for a sunny afternoon, with a maximum temperature of 7C.Rain and winds
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 hours ago
make way for a sunny afternoon, with a maximum temperature of 7C.Rain and winds are expected on Sunday (Image: Met Office)North East England A widespread frost is expected to develop by Saturday morning, with temperatures dipping as low as... Read more
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metro
'Father Christmas is my Daddy': seasonal stories from Santa's grottoshe didn’t freak out when she saw him, but she did announce loudly as we walked
metro / Posted 7 hours ago
she didn’t freak out when she saw him, but she did announce loudly as we walked back past the queue: ‘That man in there was my Daddy.’ So either lots of North East kids now don’t believe in Santa, or they think he and I have a ‘special relationshi... Read more
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The News and Star
A superb 2017 and there’s more to look forward to in 2018 for Border Harrierscompared with 677 last year. “I’ve subsequently found out that for the first t
The News and Star / Posted 8 hours ago
compared with 677 last year. “I’ve subsequently found out that for the first time two established major events in the North East, the North East Harriers Cross Country League and the Town Moor Marathon/Half Marathon, were held at the same... Read more
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Swissinfo
Woman jailed for trying to join Islamic Stateconverted to Islam in 2009 and was radicalised over the internet when she was l
Swissinfo / Posted 9 hours ago
converted to Islam in 2009 and was radicalised over the internet when she was living in the Swiss city of Winterthur in the north east of the country. In December 2015, she took her then four-year-old son to Egypt and Syria, via Turkey, where she... Read more
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11 News Houston
Firefighter dies battling Calif. blaze, now 4th-largest in state history240,207 acres. A hearse takes the remains of a Cal Fire engineer who died Thur
11 News Houston / Posted 9 hours ago
240,207 acres. A hearse takes the remains of a Cal Fire engineer who died Thursday while fighting the Thomas Fire on its eastern edge. (Photo: JUAN CARLO/THE STAR) More than 8,100 fire personnel have taken part in fighting the massive Thomas... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Hospice suites open at MHCannounce new hospice suites at both the Little Current and Mindemoya Hospital s
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 9 hours ago
announce new hospice suites at both the Little Current and Mindemoya Hospital sites. MHC, in partnership with the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE-LHIN), the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and local health care... Read more
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soccernews
Newcastle in danger of slipping into the bottom threestrengthening, but as long as the team was doing ‘okay’ club owner Mike Ashley
soccernews / Posted 10 hours ago
strengthening, but as long as the team was doing ‘okay’ club owner Mike Ashley escaped the blame for a while. However, the north east side are now struggling for results. A run of seven defeats in their last eight league games is a poor one by any... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
North East LHIN supporting seniors at home on Manitoulinhelp with care coordination or activities of daily living, such as eating, bath
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 10 hours ago
help with care coordination or activities of daily living, such as eating, bathing, and dressing, will benefit from a new North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) investment to help meet their needs in community. The NE LHIN is... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Rugby Union: Craig Ratford ‘proud’ of 2017 for Old Cooperians ahead of London Two North East clash with Woodford Old Cooperians huddle together earlier in the season (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Ph
Romford Recorder / Posted 10 hours ago
Old Cooperians huddle together earlier in the season (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo) St Mary’s Lane club play final game of calendar year... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Governors Okay Withdrawal of U.S.$1 Billion From ECA to Fight Insurgencygovernment the green light to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
government the green light to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight the insurgency in the North-east. Making this disclosure while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the 83rd monthly National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
North-East Needs U.S.$1.1 Billion for RehabilitationMaiduguri — The United Nations yesterday said the situation in the North-east N
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Maiduguri — The United Nations yesterday said the situation in the North-east Nigeria remains very fragile and that any effort to stop the huge humanitarian crisis in the zone may reverse the whole area to the dark era of 2015-2016 when it was on the... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps explains opposing Brexit bill amendmentpower to make sweeping changes to the law beforehand. The government’s hand wa
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 11 hours ago
power to make sweeping changes to the law beforehand. The government’s hand was forced thanks to 11 Tory MPs, including North East Herts representative Sir Oliver Heald, who defied the party line and voted in favour. Grant Shapps, who opposed... Read more
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chroniclelive
Heavyweight pair promise bombs will be thrown at BAMMA Newcastle, before they share a pint togetherGiants collide at BAMMA Newcastle as North East heavyweight knockout kings Darr
chroniclelive / Posted 11 hours ago
Giants collide at BAMMA Newcastle as North East heavyweight knockout kings Darren Towler and Tony Mustard face-off in the cage. Tynesider Towler, 36, said: “I’m really looking forward to it, with it being such a big show in my home town. “It’s a... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why Gateshead's FA Trophy clash with Guiseley will be decided on the dayarrived back on Tyneside. Twenty-one Gateshead fans were in the away end at Pl
chroniclelive / Posted 11 hours ago
arrived back on Tyneside. Twenty-one Gateshead fans were in the away end at Plainmoor, including an estimated 15 from the North East. A last-minute equaliser denied the Heed all three points, and Watson is keen to reward the fans with victory in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ogembe - PDP Now a Moving Trainin our land. Similarly, I sincerely commend the efforts of Mr. President in cur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
in our land. Similarly, I sincerely commend the efforts of Mr. President in curbing breach of security particularly in the North East and his efforts in reduction of crime has been consistent across the country. Mr. President has also ensured that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK to Assist Nigeria On Improving Electoral ProcessI have to represent them as well." On security, Arkwright said the focus of UK
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
I have to represent them as well." On security, Arkwright said the focus of UK military support to Nigeria has been in the North-east in the fight against Boko Haram, especially in training the Nigerian troops, intelligence information among... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
China university bans Christmas to resist 'corrosion' of Western cultureThe Communist Youth League at Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, in China’s no
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
The Communist Youth League at Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, in China’s north-east, posted an online notice informing students that the ban was to help them develop their own “cultural confidence”. “In recent years,” the notice said.... Read more
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chroniclelive
Darts legend Phil Taylor wary of Bedlington star Chris Dobey ahead of World Championship clashbe the fairytale ending for the greatest player of all time, but the 57-year-ol
chroniclelive / Posted 13 hours ago
be the fairytale ending for the greatest player of all time, but the 57-year-old is under no illusions about the threat the north-east star poses.Read More “It will be a big challenge for me,” Taylor told the PDC’s official website. “Chris has... Read more
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BBC News
Jail for trampling Genghis Khan pictureKhan was orphaned at the age of nine and became undisputed Mongol leader in 120
BBC News / Posted 13 hours ago
Khan was orphaned at the age of nine and became undisputed Mongol leader in 1206. He went on to build a vast empire in north-east Asia in the 13th Century. Theresa May was applauded by European counterparts at a dinner on Thursday, ahead of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
T.Y. - the Patriot At 80second time was his lecture at the Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, not too long ago.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
second time was his lecture at the Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, not too long ago. He described the Seventh Senate as the least productive but the most corrupt since our return to civil rule in 1999. Then he said, in apparent response to some... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Snow and ice on its way and disruption warning in place as Storm Caroline batters UKadditional hazard, especially overnight. The heaviest and most frequent snow sh
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 14 hours ago
additional hazard, especially overnight. The heaviest and most frequent snow showers will progressively become confined to North East Scotland during Saturday. Possible travel delays on roads stranding some vehicles and passengers.” Storm Caroline... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Snow and Ice set to hit North and Mid Waleschief forecaster's assessment reads: “The strongest winds will reach the North
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 14 hours ago
chief forecaster's assessment reads: “The strongest winds will reach the North West early on Thursday, extending to the North East and Northern Isles in the afternoon. “Winds will start to ease in the West by then with the strongest of the... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Snow and ice on its way and disruption warning in place as Storm Caroline batters UKadditional hazard, especially overnight. The heaviest and most frequent snow sh
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
additional hazard, especially overnight. The heaviest and most frequent snow showers will progressively become confined to North East Scotland during Saturday. Possible travel delays on roads stranding some vehicles and passengers.” Storm Caroline... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Snow and Ice set to hit North and Mid Waleschief forecaster's assessment reads: “The strongest winds will reach the North
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
chief forecaster's assessment reads: “The strongest winds will reach the North West early on Thursday, extending to the North East and Northern Isles in the afternoon. “Winds will start to ease in the West by then with the strongest of the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Remember the name Justin Burlinson - Sunderland MMA prospect ready for the big stage at BAMMAdeal with if he’s to achieve his ultimate goal of reaching the UFC. “Ross Pear
chroniclelive / Posted 14 hours ago
deal with if he’s to achieve his ultimate goal of reaching the UFC. “Ross Pearson was probably the first fighter from the North East I heard of,” he said. “I actually still have the page out of the paper when he won The Ultimate Fighter back in... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Snow and ice on its way and disruption warning in place as Storm Caroline batters UKadditional hazard, especially overnight. The heaviest and most frequent snow sh
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
additional hazard, especially overnight. The heaviest and most frequent snow showers will progressively become confined to North East Scotland during Saturday. Possible travel delays on roads stranding some vehicles and passengers.” Storm Caroline... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Did Shakespeare visit Denbighsolve a puzzle which has long intrigued historians and academics – did the Brit
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
solve a puzzle which has long intrigued historians and academics – did the Britain’s greatest ever playwright spend time in North Wales? Author and former university lecturer John Idris Jones is more convinced than ever that William Shakespeare... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Snow and Ice set to hit North and Mid Waleschief forecaster's assessment reads: “The strongest winds will reach the North
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
chief forecaster's assessment reads: “The strongest winds will reach the North West early on Thursday, extending to the North East and Northern Isles in the afternoon. “Winds will start to ease in the West by then with the strongest of the... Read more
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Daily Record
Another Glenkens windfarm approvedbe the 23rd in a 20-mile radius centred on the Glenkens. Councillors gave Elem
Daily Record / Posted 15 hours ago
be the 23rd in a 20-mile radius centred on the Glenkens. Councillors gave Element Power Limited’s proposals for the site, north of Carsphairn, the go-ahead last week. The 12-turbine scheme will produce 40.8 megawatts, enough to power more than... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Many States Default in Conditions for Budget Support, Adeosun SaysYari, informed Council that Governors have offered to contribute over $1 billio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Yari, informed Council that Governors have offered to contribute over $1 billion to support Military Operations in the North-east. Governors said money should be taken from the ECA. ·The SGF informed Council that there will be a retreat in the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Mass brawl erupts in inner-city Melbourneallegedly bashed and robbed beachgoers in a fight in St Kilda on Thursday. Mas
Canberra Times / Posted 16 hours ago
allegedly bashed and robbed beachgoers in a fight in St Kilda on Thursday. Mass brawl has broken out in Melbourne's inner north-east. Photo: Paul Rovere Victoria Police spokeswoman Alex Day said officers were called to parkland on Hoddle Street,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Plans agreed for new rail network linking North East, Leeds and ManchesterA £60 billion transport plan including a road tunnel beneath the Pennines and a
chroniclelive / Posted 16 hours ago
A £60 billion transport plan including a road tunnel beneath the Pennines and a new rail line from Manchester to the North East has been agreed by politicians and business leaders across the North of England. It will be published early in 2018,... Read more
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takefootball
Pardew hopes Sunderland can retain their Premier League statusare also far from certain of their place in the top-flight next season, as thei
takefootball / Posted 16 hours ago
are also far from certain of their place in the top-flight next season, as their tally of 36 is only five more than their North East rivals, with six games remaining. So whilst the derby fixture is always a tense affair, Sunday’s clash at St... Read more
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