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Last updated : 06 November 2005 By Brian Cartlidge

Emre profits from Taylor blunder

It's been one of the big talking points of recent weeks around Newcastle. How would Alan Shearer celebrate breaking Jackie Milburn's record of 200 goals in a black and white shirt? Would he bungee jump off the Tyne Bridge in a Ruud Gullit wig, or perhaps streak through the latest exhibition at the Baltic gallery singing Lindisfarne's Lady Eleanor? Anything but the trademark grin and raised right arm. The Observer

Taylor clanger plumbs the depths

Steve Bruce started his working life in the Tyneside shipyards, as an apprentice plumber at Swan Hunter in Wallsend. Yesterday he was back in town at St James' Park, suffering a sinking feeling as the manager of Birmingham City. The Independent

Emre cuts through the crowd to pile the pressure on Bruce

Steve Bruce's struggling side finally surrendered to a long-range shot from Emre which goalkeeper Maik Taylor touched but could not hold. The Telegraph

Another Blue day for Bruce

Their manager, Graeme Souness, always insisted that Newcastle United would improve with the return of their most creative players, one of whom made the difference yesterday. But there is no disguising the fragility of the club’s recent revival. The Times