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Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez hopes Saturdays victory over Swansea will be the catalyst for Premier League survival. The 3-0 win was Benitezs first since taking charge at St James Park and boosts the Magpies chances of avoiding the drop.They are now three points behind 17th-placed Norwich, who lost to Sunderland earlier in the day, and have a game in hand on the Canaries. The three points are massive for us, Benitez told Sky Sports. I have to say congratulations to our players and fans for sticking together. With the players working as hard as they did today and the fans getting behind the team we are stronger.We have three home games left and if we can play at the same level and with the same intensity then the fans will appreciate that and stay with the team and we will have more chance to win more points. Phil Thompson gives his thoughts on Newcastles victory Benitez made five changes to the starting line-up after defeat at Southampton the previous weekend, including dropping Jonjo Shelvey and Aleksandar Mitrovic to the bench.The decision was justified by the result and Benitez said afterwards: You have to give credit to the XI that started because they worked so well, but the subs helped a lot.(Papiss) Cisse did a fantastic job up front and Mitrovic did the same, that is what you are expect when you bring players from the bench. We need everyone and if everyone can help it will be much better for the team and the fans. Moussa Sissoko celebrates scoring Newcastles second goal Benitez was also pleased with the reaction from his side after their loss at Southampton, when they were criticised for their below-par display.We were disappointed (with the Southampton performance) and you expect a reaction, said Benitez. The reaction was amazing, the fans recognised the effort so it is positive for everyone and hopefully it can be the first win of many.We knew we had to win. The main thing was to play well, to win and give our fans the belief that we will fight until the end.Watch Newcastle take on Manchester City in a Football Special on Tuesday, April 19 from 7pm on Sky Sports 1. Also See: Newcastle 3-0 Swansea As it happened Newcastle fixtures Get a ￡10 free bet! Gorgui Dieng Jersey . Notes on P.K. Subban, Dale Weise, Erik Haula, Mikael Granlund, Ilya Bryzgalov and more. Karl-Anthony Towns Jersey . Obasi chested the ball past one defender, prodded it past another and then rounded the keeper before scoring from a tight angle in the 16th minute. Seconds after the restart, Obasi set up Klaas Jan Huntelaar for the Dutchmans 11th goal from 13 games this season. http://www.shoptimberwolvesstore.com/Ch ... es-Jersey/. Therrien would not confirm his lineup for the game, but he did have the same line combinations practicing together for the third straight day which is usually a pretty good indication of what the lineup will be. Kevin Garnett Jersey . - On the night Dirk Nowitzki overtook Dominique Wilkins on the career scoring list, Brandan Wright was a human highlight film all by himself. Minnesota Timberwolves Jerseys . -- Two out of three aint bad.PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed three veterans: safety Will Allen, long snapper Greg Warren, and offensive lineman Cody Wallace. Allen and Warren got one-year deals. Allen returned to the Steelers during Week 6 last season after being released by Dallas. In 17 games last season with Pittsburgh and Dallas, he had 42 tackles, two interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. Allen spent the 2010-12 seasons with Pittsburgh. He was originally selected by Tampa Bay in the fourth round (111th overall) of the 2004 draft. Warren has spent his entire career with the Steelers since signing as an undrafted rookie free agent out of North Carolina in 2005. Warren has been the teams long-snapper in 133 regular-season gamess and nine post-season matches.dddddddddddd He has played in 64 consecutive regular-season games. The versatile Wallace got a three-year contract. He played in nine games for the Steelers last season at both guard and centre, with four starts. He started the final four games of the season at centre. In his career, Wallace, 29, has appeared in 18 games: eight with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2012 and one with the San Francisco 49ers in 2009. Wallace signed with Pittsburgh before the 2013 regular season after being released by Tampa Bay. He was originally drafted in the fourth round (107th overall) in 2008 by San Francisco. Hes also been on the practice squads of the Detroit Lions, New York Jets and Houston Texans during the 2010-11 seasons. Cheap NFL Gear Wholesale Authentic Jerseys NFL Jerseys Wholesale Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Jerseys Cheap Black China NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys 2020 ' ' '
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