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Entries Tagged as 'Board of Directors'

Warning For Newcastle – Club Could Be Down For Years

May 11th, 2016 · 53 Comments

– It’s something only Managing Director Lee Charnley can answer, but why was Steve McClaren ever appointed head coach only days after Championship club Derby County had dispensed of his services last summer. And it gets worse than that because Lee said Steve was the perfect head coach for Newcastle – and that’s probably an indication […]

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Moncur – McClaren Did A Good Job – It Was A Privilege

March 24th, 2016 · 106 Comments

Bob Moncur is a member of Newcastle´s Board and was involved in getting Rafa Benitez to the club a couple of weeks ago. But he was also part of the Board that appointed Steve McClaren in the first place and that has turned out to be a complete and utter disaster for the club and Steve´s […]

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Benitez Gives Surprising Update On Charnley And Carr

March 20th, 2016 · 8 Comments

The way Newcastle have been structured this season is with a Football Board consisting of Managing Director Lee Charnley, Chief Scout Graham Carr and club Ambassador Bob Moncur, with the new manager Rafa Benitez now part of that Board. That will be how the club operate until the end of the season and we will […]

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Rafa Benitez Appointed Newcastle Manager

March 11th, 2016 · 57 Comments

In what is simply an unbelievable and stunning appointment by Newcastle United – the club has just announced the great Rafa Benitez as our new manager. And Rafa has wasted no time in calling on the Toon Army for their total involvement. Lee Charnley and Rafa Benitez today at St. James’ Park Howay The Lads!!

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Newcastle Issue Statement – Apologize For Complete Shambles

March 11th, 2016 · 18 Comments

The Mirror is reporting that Newcastle United have issued a second statement following their announcement that Steve McClaren has finally been fired as the head coach. We haven’t seen the second statement on the web-site but assume it will soon be issued with the Mirror being a preferred outlet for the club and unlikely to […]

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At Last – McClaren Fired – Clear For Benitez To Come In

March 11th, 2016 · 27 Comments

It took six days when it should have taken less than one, but don’t accuse Lee Charnley of doing  nothing – well at least not for today – as Newcastle have finally fired Steve McClaren after a disastrous spell at the club, which could still see us relegated this season. Steve McClaren – leaving Benton yesterday […]

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