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Entries Tagged as 'Financial Fair Play'

This Would Be A Good Time For Mike Ashley To Sell Newcastle

April 26th, 2017 · 43 Comments

We don’t know that much at all about what the investigations by HMRC personnel are completely about, but what we do know is that Newcastle have been charged with some illegal transfer(s) of players (to and) from France – that’s about it. But the worrying thing is that this is yet another shock to Newcastle […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Fraud · Newcastle News

What A Points Deduction Could Mean To Newcastle

April 26th, 2017 · 90 Comments

The Chronicle has done some good research today on what happened when other clubs have got into serious financial problems,  but most of those are when a club has become insolvent (bankrupt) and what usually happens in those cases are there are points deductions. It’s not clear how quickly this case against Newcastle will move […]

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

Mike Ashley May Venture Down A Dangerous Path With Benitez

April 26th, 2017 · 7 Comments

There’s a report in the Mirror today that goes into specific detail about what Rafa Benitez wants from owner Mike Ashley this summer. Rafa wants to bring in up to seven top players and the amount of the transfer fund he wants is listed as £100M. A number of pundits have said Newcastle need to strengthen […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

The Massive Money Benitez Has Made For Ashley’s Newcastle

April 25th, 2017 · 26 Comments

There are different estimates being banded about on how much the PL clubs will receive in May for the first year of the new three year £5.1B Premier League TV rights deal. In the previous three years the amounts were anywhere from £60M to £100M depending on where the club finished in the league table […]

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Tags: Championship · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News

Lee Charnley Explains The Huge Financial Cost Of Relegation

April 6th, 2017 · 38 Comments

The financial results have just been released for the 2015-2016 financial year for Newcastle United,  which is the year before this one – so we were still in the Premier League. But Lee Charnley has taken the opportunity to prepare fans for the huge drop in revenues we will get in this current financial year […]

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

A Cursory Look At Newcastle’s Financials Through Last June

April 6th, 2017 · 5 Comments

The results of the last financial year though June 30th last year have just been released and that was our last season in the Premier League – getting the big bucks because of the TV rights revenues. The Newcastle revenue is £4.1M less than the year before and the profits after tax were £4.6M in […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News