Results tagged “Newcastle United”
After a vital three points at Cardiff City last week, West Ham were brought back to earth losing 3-1 at the hands of Newcastle United, with a Yohan Cabaye brace helping the Magpies to victory.
It was Newcastle's first victory over West Ham in five games, and they had not scored in their last four against the Hammers until this match.
"Daft as a brush" was Bobby Robson's description of former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne.
Sadly that daftness had a darker side, which has manifested itself in recent years in a well-documented drink problem. He's clearly still fragile, but Gascoigne, 44, is happier now.
Gazzamania swept Canary Wharf this afternoon as former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne launched his latest book in Jubilee Place mall.
Gascoigne, 44, played for Newcastle, Tottenham, Lazio, Rangers, Middlesbrough, Everton and Burnley during his career and won 57 England caps - starring in the 1990 World Cup.
West Ham found themselves back on the bottom of the Premier League after their recent good run came crashing to a halt at St James's Park.
Leon Best hit a hat-trick as the hapless Hammers were thrashed 5-0 by Newcastle, and it could have been worse had the home side converted all their chances.
More of the same will be Avram Grant's instruction to his players when they go in search of more Premier League points at Newcastle tonight.
The Irons have enjoyed a four match unbeaten run, getting the new year off to the best possible start with a convincing 2-0 win over Wolves last Saturday.