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How Benitez Is Painfully Negotiating His Future Success With Ashley

May 20th, 2016 · 20 Comments

Newcastle lawyers and Rafa Benitez’  lawyers are now said to be working hard on the agreements reached between Benitez and Mike Ashley, which hands over the running of Newcastle in all football matters to the former Liverpool manager. That sounds very good to Newcastle fans, who are sick and tired of seeing people like Lee Charnley run the club, […]

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

Newcastle United And Council Agree To Boost City

September 10th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Newcastle United seemed to have a change of heart last May – or should we say – Mike Ashley seemed to have a change of heart last May – and it was when out of the blue Newcastle slid down the Premier League table and we were almost relegated again. Well, we survived, but not after Mike […]

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Tags: Board of Directors · City Council · Newcastle News · Sponsors · Sports Direct

If Newcastle Survive – This Man Will Have Been Very Lucky

May 10th, 2015 · 16 Comments

Those at the top at Newcastle seem to have done almost everything possible to get the club relegated this season, and despite their efforts there may now be a chance to save ourselves,  with both Burnley and QPR already being relegated – and one more team – it’s between Hull, Newcastle, Sunderland, Leicester and Aston […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Sports Direct