Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane will wear the captain's armband in France's friendly with Denmark in Saint-Etienne on Sunday evening,.


Giroud sees off gutsy MagpiesOlivier Girouds first-half double handed Arsenal a sixth successive Barclays Premier League victory as they survived a spirited fightback to win 2-1 at Newcastle

John Carver has admitted there will be a clear-out at Newcastle this summer as the club prepares to address the deficiencies within the squad

Newcastle head coach John Carver has hit back at Phil Nevilles suggestion that his players are already on the beach after their Barclays Premier League defeat at Everton

Jonas Gutierrez has signalled his readiness to step into the depths of a crisis which is threatening to end Newcastles season with a whimper

Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini has lost his appeal against his red card in Sundays 3-0 defeat at Everton

John Carver is hoping to take advantage of any unrest at Goodison Park as Newcastle attempt to complete a double over Everton

Newcastle head coach John Carver has admitted he could not defend striker Papiss Cisse after he spat at Manchester United defender Jonny Evans in retaliation

Newcastles Papiss Cisse and Manchester Uniteds Jonny Evans will serve suspensions of seven matches and six matches respectively for spitting the Football Association has announced

Newcastles record goalscorer Alan Shearer is to be recognised by a statue in his home city

Cisse secures points for NewcastlePapiss Cisses 11th goal of the season handed Newcastle a first home win of 2015 and plunged Aston Villa deeper into Barclays Premier League relegation trouble

Jonas Gutierrez could make an emotional return for Newcastle this weekend after winning his battle against testicular cancer

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke will push for trials of video replays to help referees this week when the games law-makers meet in Belfast