Result: Newcastle narrowly edge Villa
Result: Newcastle narrowly edge Villa
Papiss Cisse's goal is enough to help Newcastle United edge Aston Villa 1-0 in Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash at St James' Park.
Reaction
Manager Tim Sherwood of Aston Villa looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Tim Sherwood backs Aston Villa to come good
Tim Sherwood expresses his belief that Aston Villa will start scoring the goals that will fire them to Premier League safety.
Mar 2, 10:08
Christian Benteke in action for Aston Villa on December 28, 2014
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood impressed with Christian Benteke's performance
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood believes that Christian Benteke impressed against Newcastle on Saturday, but admits that he "needs a goal".
Mar 2, 08:07
Manager Tim Sherwood of Aston Villa looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood calls for six wins to ensure survival
Aston Villa need six wins to survive in the Premier League this season, says manager Tim Sherwood.
Mar 2, 02:12
Jonas Gutierrez in action for Newcastle on August 19, 2013
Newcastle United's Jonas Gutierrez delighted with win on return
Newcastle midfielder Jonas Gutierrez is keen to play a big role in his side's run in after making his return to the squad following testicular cancer.
Mar 1, 02:23
Jonas Gutierrez in action for Newcastle on August 19, 2013
Newcastle United midfielder Jonas Gutierrez: 'It is good to be back'
Jonas Gutierrez expresses his delight at returning to the Newcastle squad after surviving testicular cancer.
Feb 28, 17:53
Manager Tim Sherwood of Aston Villa looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood: 'We are not ready to give up'
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says that his players have enough guts and desire to avoid the drop.
Feb 28, 17:42
John Carver, manager of Newcastle United celebrates his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Newcastle United at KC Stadium on January 31, 2015
John Carver: 'Newcastle United fought hard to beat Aston Villa'
Newcastle United manager John Carver praises his side for digging deep and securing a 1-0 win against Aston Villa in their Premier League clash at St James' Park.
Feb 28, 17:39
Jores Okore of Aston Villa and Emmanuel Riviere of Newcastle United battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa at St James' Park on February 28, 2015
Tim Sherwood: 'We need to show more quality to back up our heart and desire'
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood calls on his side to produce more quality on the pitch following their 1-0 defeat away at Newcastle United in the Premier League.
Feb 28, 17:23
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole analyses the players' performances in Aston Villa's 1-0 defeat at Newcastle United.
Analysis
Sports Mole reviews Newcastle United's narrow, yet deserved 1-0 win over Aston Villa at St James' Park.
Match Report
Papiss Cisse's goal is enough to help Newcastle United edge Aston Villa 1-0 in Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash at St James' Park.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Newcastle beat Aston Villa 1-0.
HT Report
A Papiss Cisse goal gives Newcastle United a 1-0 half-time lead against Aston Villa in Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash at St James' Park.
Team News
Jonas Gutierrez is back in the Newcastle United squad just months after beating cancer, making the bench for Saturday's Premier League game against Aston Villa.
Preview
Sports Mole previews Aston Villa's trip to Newcastle as Tim Sherwood seeks to ease their relegation worries with his first Premier League points as Villans boss.
Head to Head
Aug 23, 2014 12.45pm
Feb 23, 2014 1.30pm
Newcastle
1-0
Aston Villa
Remy (90')
Tiote (69'), Remy (90')

Vlaar (43'), El Ahmadi (70')
Jan 29, 2013 7.45pm
Aston Villa
1-2
Newcastle
Benteke (49' pen.)
N'Zogbia (42'), Benteke (61'), Baker (67'), Lowton (76'), Agbonlahor (78')
Cabaye (31'), Demba Cisse (19')
Gutiérrez (52'), Ameobi (87')
Sep 2, 2012 4pm
Newcastle
1-1
Aston Villa
Ben Arfa (59')
Gutiérrez (85')
Clark (22')
El Ahmadi (27'), Guzan (90'), Lichaj (90'), Holman (90')



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