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Entries Tagged as 'Financial Fair Play'

This Is The Start Of A New Era For Newcastle – Maybe

September 3rd, 2015 · 6 Comments

We have had three poor seasons since we finished 5th top under Alan Pardew back in 2012 – and we thought that was perhaps the turning point for the club, but in that summer of 2012 owner Mike Ashley made another big mistake, when he didn’t  strengthen the squad. Instead of bringing a number of […]

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

Lee Charnley – Key Messages To Newcastle Fans

September 3rd, 2015 · 10 Comments

It certainly seems like Newcastle are starting a new chapter in trying to build a good team that can win something this season and finish in the top eight in the Premier League – those are the two goals for this season given to new head coach Steve McClaren and his team by Managing Director […]

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Lee Charnley – We Spent £52.6M Net – We Need To Pull Together

September 2nd, 2015 · 130 Comments

Lee Charnley has set the record straight on what Newcastle spent in the summer, and it seems Newcastle spent more than we estimated – it’s a net of £52.6M and we had estimated a net of £45.8M with a gross of £50.3M – so that’s off  almost £7M – so we’ll have to do some […]

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

This Is What Newcastle Are Trying To Do Over The Next Year

September 2nd, 2015 · 13 Comments

We’re pretty sure that after what happened in the second half of last season under John Carver, owner Mike Ashley doesn’t want to have any more situations that can cause him and Newcastle fans a heart attack, with Newcastle flirting with relegation. So the owner seems to have finally agreed to spend some of the big […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Alan Shearer Pleased With Mike Ashley – So Far

August 29th, 2015 · 20 Comments

Newcastle have had a good transfer window, even if we don’t bring in any players before next Tuesday night and with Gini Wijnaldum, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Chancel Mbemba, Florian Thauvin and Ivan Toney all signed for about £50M, that’s good business in anybody’s book. Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley at West Ham game

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McClaren – There Was No Persuasion – Ashley Kept His Promises

August 28th, 2015 · 32 Comments

There was a piece during Stave McClaren’s press conference today and one report mentioned that Steve has been more successful than any other Newcastle manager in terms of getting Mike Ashley to open up the check book to buy some good players. Steve McClaren said the plan was to spend big before he came in and […]

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