The 14 year reign of Mike Ashley’s ownership of Newcastle United is now over. The Premier League released the following statement.
Under Mike Ashley, Newcastle United’s future as a football club was directionless. But with new ownership comes new opportunity and new direction. Let’s take a look at a few possible areas of improvement.
Interesting comments were made by Rafa Benitez today when he alluded to some good news when asked about the takeover:
In 2007, Mike Ashley purchased the combined stakes of John Hall and Douglas Hall, effectively giving him ownership of Newcastle United. Since that time, and the appointment of Alan Pardew, Mike Ashley has continued to be accused of asset stripping the club to make a profit. Backers of Mike Ashley, few though they are, continue to […]
Derek Llambias, aka Derek Llambeze as Joe calls him, today tended his resignation as Managing Director of Newcastle United. I posted on Twitter wondering why the sudden departure, and there was no real answer, until I was tweeted this article in the Daily Mirror. Now, there are no direct quotes in this article, but in looking […]