UK man charged with assault over Farage milkshake-throwing

Europe 05/21/19, 05:37

British police have charged a 32-year-old man with assault after pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election.Northumbria Police said Tuesday that Paul Crowther had been charged with common assault and criminal damage over the incident in Newcastle, northeast England.Farage was left ...

Brexiteer Farage splattered in latest UK milkshake attack

Europe 05/20/19, 08:42

Pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage has been hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election.Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a walkabout in Newcastle, northeast England, on Monday. Police said a 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault.Paul Crowther said he threw ...

With season over, Benitez to hold talks on Newcastle future

Soccer 05/12/19, 14:05

Rafael Benitez will hold talks with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley next week to reach a decision over his future after the Premier League season ended with a 4-0 victory over relegated Fulham on Sunday. Ashley watched from the stands as a noisy contingent of 3,000 traveling fans repeatedly called for Benitez ...

Liverpool overcomes loss of Salah, beats Newcastle 3-2

Soccer 05/04/19, 15:58

Liverpool overcame the loss of Mohamed Salah to a heavy knock to the head to beat Newcastle 3-2 thanks to a late goal by Divock Origi and return to the top of the English Premier League on Saturday.Origi's header at an 86th-minute free kick glanced off the head of Newcastle ...

Salah carried off on a stretcher after knock to head

Sports 05/04/19, 15:24

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been taken off on a stretcher after a knock to the head during the English Premier League game against Newcastle on Saturday.Salah's head hit the ground hard after he collided with Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, who came out to punch away a cross.After being treated ...

What to watch in Europe’s leading soccer countries

Soccer 05/02/19, 17:17

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDManchester City is two wins away from retaining the Premier League trophy, but there's an outside chance the title could be clinched a week early.Bayern's Kingsley Coman attempts a shot at goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between ...

Benitez, Rodgers could help old club Liverpool win EPL title

Soccer 05/02/19, 08:22

With a second-place finish each, Rafa Benitez and Brendan Rodgers weren't quite able to end Liverpool's long wait for an English top-flight title during their spells in charge at Anfield.They hold the key to their old club potentially achieving that dream this season.In the next-to-last round of its thrilling title ...

Newcastle beats Southampton, virtually sure of EPL survival

Soccer 04/20/19, 13:55

Ayoze Perez's hat trick all but guaranteed Premier League safety for Newcastle by securing a 3-1 victory over Southampton on Saturday.The Spaniard scored twice in four minutes in the first half before a Southampton fightback inspired by changes at halftime.One of the newcomers, Mario Lemina, pulled one back in the ...

Newcastle beats Leicester 1-0, moves closer to EPL survival

Soccer 04/12/19, 16:11

Newcastle took a big step toward Premier League survival by winning 1-0 at Leicester on Friday, with Ayoze Perez scoring the first-half winner for Rafa Benitez's side.The Spanish forward flicked in a near-post header from Matt Ritchie's left-wing cross in the 32nd minute at King Power Stadium.The victory moved Newcastle ...

Palace closer to Premier League survival after Newcastle win

Sports 04/06/19, 12:09

Luka Milivojevic sent Crystal Palace to the brink of Premier League safety by securing a 1-0 victory at Newcastle on Saturday.Palace's breakthrough came in the 81st minute when DeAndre Yedlin's clumsy challenge on Wilfried Zaha handed Milivojevic the chance to score from the penalty spot.Salomon Rondon had earlier wasted a ...

Arsenal beats Newcastle 2-0, moves to 3rd in Premier League

Soccer 04/01/19, 16:35

Aaron Ramsey's parting gift to Arsenal might just be helping the club back into the Champions League.Ramsey scored in the 30th minute to set Arsenal on its way to a 2-0 win over Newcastle on Monday, lifting Unai Emery's team above Tottenham and Manchester United and into third place in ...

Berhalter shifting Adams to right back, Yedlin to midfield

Sports 03/18/19, 21:33

New U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced an intriguing position change after his first training session with the full American player pool Monday, moving Tyler Adams to right back and DeAndre Yedlin to wide midfield.Yedlin, at 25, is among the veterans retained after the failure to qualify for last year's World ...

Newcastle earns 2-2 draw at Bournemouth with late equalizer

Soccer 03/16/19, 12:55

Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie scored a stoppage-time equalizer against his former club on Saturday to secure a 2-2 draw at Bournemouth in the Premier League.The Scotland international, who left Bournemouth in 2016, lashed the ball home on the half-volley four minutes into added time.Joshua King's second-half double looked to have ...

Newcastle rallies from 2-0 down to beat Everton 3-2

Soccer 03/09/19, 13:05

Everton scored twice in the first half before conceding three in the second as Ayoze Perez scored a late double for Newcastle to win 3-2 in the English Premier League, on a Saturday afternoon that Toffees goalkeeper Jordan Pickford will want to forget.Pickford earlier escaped a red card after conceding ...

Rice passes England audition as West Ham beats Newcastle 2-0

Soccer 03/02/19, 14:52

Declan Rice passed his latest England audition with a goal and an authoritative display in West Ham's 2-0 win over Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday.The central midfielder, who last month switched allegiance from Ireland to the country of his birth, scored the opening goal — a header from ...

Newcastle beats Burnley 2-0, boosts survival hopes in EPL

Soccer 02/26/19, 17:57

Newcastle secured a fourth straight home win by beating Burnley 2-0 on Tuesday to further ease its relegation concerns in the Premier League.Fabian Schar slammed home a 25-meter shot off the post to put Newcastle ahead in the 24th minute, and young midfielder Sean Longstaff's first league goal doubled the ...

Newcastle beats 10-man Huddersfield 2-0 in Premier League

Soccer 02/23/19, 12:28

Newcastle boosted its hopes of staying in the Premier League by beating 10-man Huddersfield 2-0, leaving the visitors stranded in last place and inching ever closer to relegation.After Tom Smith was sent off for a studs-up tackle in the 20th minute, Newcastle took full advantage after the halftime break as ...

Wolves level late to dent Newcastle’s survival hopes in EPL

Sports 02/11/19, 17:41

Wolverhampton's stoppage-time equalizer hurt Newcastle's hopes of survival when they drew 1-1 in the English Premier League on Monday.Defender Willy Boly headed home four minutes into injury time for Wolves, getting above Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka to meet Adam Traore's looping cross.It's the 14th time Wolves have scored in the ...

Son scores late to earn Spurs 1-0 win over Newcastle in EPL

Sports 02/02/19, 09:33

Son Heung-min scored for the second straight game since returning from the Asian Cup to earn Tottenham a 1-0 win over Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday, lifting the team into second place above Manchester City.The South Korea star's shot from the edge of the area looked harmless, but ...

Newcastle breaks transfer record; Spurs still not spending

Sports 01/31/19, 20:29

As the Premier League riches have soared, so has transfer spending by most clubs. Tottenham and Newcastle are exceptions.After 14 years, Newcastle has finally broken its transfer record again. Paraguay midfielder Miguel Almiron joined from Atlanta United for a reported fee of more than 20 million pounds ($26 million) on ...

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