Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Newcastle United have signed England left-back Danny Rose on loan from Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti believes there is still a lot more to come from striker Moise Kean.
Newcastle United are closing in on signing Inter midfielder Valentino Lazaro amid reports that RB Leipzig are also interested.
Newcastle skipper Jamaal Lascelles is backing £40 million striker Joelinton to prove his worth after seeing him end his 20-game wait for a goal.
Tottenham edged into the FA Cup fourth round as Giovani Lo Celso bagged a rare goal in their 2-1 win over Middlesbrough.
Leicester kept alive their faint hopes of catching Premier League leaders Liverpool as Ayoze Perez returned to haunt Newcastle win at St James' Park.
Federico Fernandez wants Newcastle United to use the comeback win over Southampton on Sunday to help the team create a winning mentality.
Wolverhampton Wanderers battled back from a below-par first-half display to draw against Newcastle thanks a late strike at St James' Park.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted Manchester United are suffering a confidence crisis after Newcastle United produced a shock win.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces a tough job to turn around Manchester United's fortunes, Newcastle boss Steve Bruce said.
Newcastle signed Austria winger Valentino Lazaro on loan for the rest of the season from Inter Milan.
Newcastle have signed Algeria midfielder Nabil Bentaleb on loan from Schalke for the rest of the season.
Newcastle midfielder Isaac Hayden damaged Chelsea's bid for a top-four finish as his last-gasp goal snatched a win at St James' Park.
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce is set for transfer talks with club owner Mike Ashley after leading the team into the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Newcastle's wretched record in the FA Cup continued as 40-year-old Aaron Wilbraham gave minnows Rochdale a draw in a third round clash.
Anthony Martial's double and a Mason Greenwood rocket fired Manchester United to a win against Newcastle that lifted the mood at Old Trafford.
Manchester City's Premier League title hopes faltered once more as the champions twice blew a lead to draw at Newcastle.
Newcastle manager Steve Bruce believes the win over Manchester United was the perfect way to answer the club's critics.
Matty Longstaff admitted his match-winning Premier League debut was a dream come true as he lined up alongside his brother to stun Manchester United.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that three players are all major doubts for Manchester United's Premier League clash with Newcastle.
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