Lee Irving was beaten for days, drugged and dumped by the side of a footpath in June last year
Rafa's The New Gaffer At Newcastle
Rafa Benitez has been confirmed as the new manager at Newcastle United.
The Spaniard, whose taken charge of Liverpool and Chelsea previously, takes over from Steve McClaren - who was sacked earlier today.
Benitez will be thrown in at the deep end - with The Mags facing a relegation battle.
They're currently 19th in the Premier League.
His first test will be on Monday when they go to top of the table Leicester.
A team of trained officers will investigate allegations of child abuse at Newcastle United, relating to the 1980s and 1990s
A Gateshead mum, who lost her son in a crash caused by a driver on drink and drugs, is warning others not to drink or drug drive
Police were called to an alley near Poplar Street this morning where a man was found seriously injured
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