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Benitez Details Improvements To Training Ground

June 9th, 2016 · 67 Comments

The Chronicle has conducted a very informative and long interview with manager Rafa Benitez, as they ask various questions about the status of things in different areas. We are now in the second division but of course in the big overall plan of things it’s for one season only and we simply must be promoted […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News · Training Ground

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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Tags: Business · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News

Season Ticket Demand And Sales So Surprising

June 7th, 2016 · 114 Comments

It looks like the Rafa effect at Newcastle is having its impact on season ticket sales, with the sales of season tickets the quickest and highest they have been for several years, according to Stephen Tickle, the  box office manager at Newcastle United, And the club have just announced season tickets in the 8,200-capacity Family […]

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Season tickets

Here’s What Newcastle Will Do To Keep Andros Townsend

June 6th, 2016 · 29 Comments

News in the Express that Newcastle are resisting the attempts of former manager Alan Pardew and others to sign Andros Townsend for the release amount in his contract. The Tyneside club are even ready to offer Andros a new deal to stay at the club. The release clause in his contract is said to be […]

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Tags: Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

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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