We think there are still some shoes to fall at Newcastle, after the fiery Joe Kinnear has rejoined the club, but these problems had better get sorted out soon, because this current situation is starting to look like what happened in September of 2008.
Mike Ashley – what’s he thinking?
Newcastle got off to a decent start to that season under Kevin Keegan and hopes were high, and we got 4 points from the first three tough league games, but then there was a huge disagreement between the manager and the Director of Football Dennis Wise, and owner Mike Ashley backed Dennis and Kevin left the club.
And a similar situation could happen again early in the coming season.
What happens if Joe Kinnear goes into the dressing during a game, if Newcastle are behind, and tells the players what they should be doing, or Joe’s on the training field and he takes over the training from Alan at some point?
And who do you think Ashley would back in the argument – and the answer is not Alan Pardew.
So Mike Ashley – to our amazement – has recreated a scenario that could again result in an earthquake at Newcastle next season, and we could be left without a manager.
And then what do you think Joe Kinnear would say to Mike Ashley?
Mike – let me take over because I’m a much better manager than Alan and I’ve been manager of the year three (that may rise to six) times.
And if that happens then we are in a familiar and terrible situation.
There’s a good saying that if you don’t learn from your mistakes then history repeats itself.
If Newcastle haven’t learned from the mismanagement that finally ended up in our bring relegated for the first time ever from the Premier League in 2009, when the club was in complete disarray, then history could repeat itself.
We are pointing this out now so it will not happen, but the situation at the moment is unstable to say the least, and could explode at any time over the next few weeks or months.
But that’s the situation that owner Mike Ashley has again created, by his ill-advised move to bring Joe Kinnear back to Newcastle.
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