1 Nov 2011

Newcastle climb to third in Premier League

11:14 am on 1 November 2011

Demba Ba scored a hat-trick as Newcastle United continued their impressive start to the season with a deserved 3-1 win at Stoke City in their Premier League football clash.

Newcastle, among the pre-season favourites for relegation, remain unbeaten after 10 matches.

The Magpies leapfrogged Chelsea into third place, one point behind Manchester United and six adrift of leaders Manchester City, while Stoke remain 11th in the standings.