24 famous Newcastle United supporters including musical legends, TV icons and sporting stars
Newcastle United may well have made an underwhelming start to the Premier League season - but there is still plenty of excitement lying in wait during the remainder of the campaign.
Eddie Howe’s side got their season underway with a 5-1 demolition of Aston Villa but the Magpies have emerged empty-handed from their home game against Liverpool and away days at Premier League champions Manchester City and Brighton and Hove Albion.
United will return to Premier League action next Saturday when they host Brentford at St James Park in their first game following the international break - but that game will be quickly followed by the Magpies long-awaited return to the Champions League as they travel to Serie A giants AC Milan.
Howe and his players will be able to count on the backing of an impressive support at home and in Europe this season - and there will be some familiar faces throwing their support beyond United from near and far over the course of the campaign.
As the straw man argument persists about the validity of a replay between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool (Liverpool have never asked for one) and why there is no refereeing conspiracy (no-one beyond social media has suggested there is), the Premier League must consider an inconvenient question following the release of the audio surrounding Luis Diaz’s ‘goal’.
Xander Schauffele risked being thrown off the USA Ryder Cup team for refusing to sign a participation contract which would have allowed fly-on-the-wall Netflix docu-series Full Swing access to the Team USA locker room.
Chelsea midfielder Moises Caicedo is set to be fit to face Burnley on Saturday, in a much-needed injury boost for Mauricio Pochettino. Mykhailo Mudryk, however, was still being assessed today and it is unclear if he will be available for the game. Caicedo was forced off late on during Monday's 2-0 win at Fulham following a collision with Willian.