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Newcastle United Want To Work Closely With Local Businesses

July 19th, 2016 · 14 Comments

There’s a report in the Northern Echo, but not reported widely elsewhere, that Brian Aitken, the former editor of the Journal, has joined Newcastle United as the head of corporate affairs. Brian’s new role will be to bring the Tyneside club closer to the area’s business community and get Newcastle involved via partnerships with local industry. […]

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McClaren – Business Side Of Newcastle Second To None

June 17th, 2016 · 8 Comments

The 55-year-old former Newcastle manager Steve McClaren is trying to come in from the cold again after his disastrous eight months in charge of the Magpies, when basically he was the primary person responsible for our relegation taking only 24 points from 28 games in charge and he was left in the job far too […]

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Tags: Business · Championship · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Mike Ashley Holds His Own In Front Of Commons Committee

June 8th, 2016 · 17 Comments

Mike Ashley met with the MPs yesterday in front of a Commons Committee for a full 90 minutes to answer questions relating to Sports Direct and the way his company treats their staff and whether there needs to be radical improvements made across the board. The reports coming out seem to vary quite a bit, but generally […]

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Mike Ashley Changes His Mind

June 6th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has had a change of mind and now says he will appear before the Business Innovation and Skills committee on Tuesday, in an attempt to clear the “good name” of Sports Direct. Ashley was summoned by the committee in March over allegations that his company Sports Direct do not pay […]

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Newcastle And Benitez Continue To Edge Slowly Towards A Deal

May 18th, 2016 · 38 Comments

The Mail is reporting tonight that Rafa Benitez has continued to work on potential transfer targets today at his home on the Wirral. The fine details of the agreement between Rafa and Newcastle are still being worked on – and Rafa wants everything written down when a final agreement is reached. Rafa Benitez – working […]

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Tags: Business · Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News

More Evidence Top Players Want To Stay On Tyneside

May 18th, 2016 · 95 Comments

There are a number of players coming out and hinting they are going nowhere in the summer and Daryl Janmaat is one of those who have done that. Of course they cannot all stay since Newcastle have to generate some money for Rafa to bring in some new players – although two that will very […]

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Tags: Business · Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Management · Newcastle News