The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Newcastle United appointed Alan Pardew as manager to succeed Chris Hughton , who was fired three days ago.
Romelu Lukaku scored two goals and set up another in his first Premier League start for Everton, which beat Newcastle 3-2 to remain the only undefeated team in English soccer’s top division.
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was suspended for two matches and fined 20,000 pounds ($32,000) by England’s Football Association after accepting a charge of misconduct for pushing an assistant referee.
Newcastle United soccer manager Alan Pardew was accused of misconduct by the Football Association for pushing an assistant referee during the 2-1 win over Tottenham two days ago.
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was charged with improper conduct by England’s Football Association for comments made prior to his club’s match against rival Sunderland.
Newcastle, Tottenham and Chelsea all scored late goals to advance to the Europa League soccer quarterfinals, succeeding after their fellow English teams failed in the elite Champions League.
Newcastle United has extended its contract with manager Alan Pardew and his three-man strong senior coaching staff by eight years, the Premier League soccer club said on its website.
Joe Kinnear said he’s returning to Newcastle United as director of football with a three-year contract at the Premier League soccer team.
"Ryan has worked so hard and diligently since his injury."
- Alan Pardew on Apr 17, 2013