Football - Magpies safe as Rangers lose again

Newcastle ensured Premier League survival with a game to spare as a 2-1 win saw already-relegated QPR go down with a whimper at Loftus Road.

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Football - Magpies safe as Rangers lose again
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Yoan Gouffran celebrates netting Newcastle's winner

Hatem Ben Arfa's penalty and a Yoan Gouffran strike helped the Magpies come from behind to secure a victory that ensured another season in the top flight.

It had not always looked so plain sailing, though, with Loic Remy's early spot-kick putting Harry Redknapp's side ahead and ending a 376-minute wait for a goal.

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