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28 Oct 2022

UTILITA PERFORMANCE OF THE WEEK: NEWCASTLE UNITED

The League Managers Association’s panel, comprising LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Chris Hughton, Rachel Yankey, Les Ferdinand, Clare Tomlinson, Dave Bassett and Barry Fry has determined that the Utilita Performance of the Week Award should go to Newcastle United for their 2-1 victory against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday 23rd October 2022.

Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe will receive the Utilita Performance of the Week trophy.

Match Report

A fourth victory in five games took Newcastle United up to fourth in the Premier League - and this win at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium was arguably the most impressive and eye-catching result of the Magpies' superb season so far.

First-half goals from Callum Wilson and Miguel Almirón proved decisive despite Harry Kane's header for the North London outfit, who remain third but are now just two points ahead of Eddie Howe's in-form United.

Newcastle were able to call on Bruno Guimarães after the Brazilian midfielder's partner, Ana, gave birth to the couple's first son, Matteo, on Friday, while Joe Willock replaced Jacob Murphy in the only change to the starting XI from the last two games.

Read more here: https://www.nufc.co.uk/matches/first-team/2022-23/tottenham-hotspur-v-newcastle-united/