Takeover News

Newcastle United takeover fakeover news. Hopefully there’ll be celebratory #cans in the near future.

Newcastle United Takeover Close to Completion

The Telegraph are reporting today that a takeover bid, led by Tyneside businessman Barry Moat is close to completion. Unfortunately, there are no sources or quotes that are directly attributable to anyone, so we have to consider this latest piece of ‘news’ regarding Newcastle’s takeover like we have done with all the other ‘close to […]

Barry Moat Given Extended Deadline for Takeover Deal

Potential Newcastle United owner Barry Moat has been given an extended deadline by current Chairman Mike Ashley, as the Tyneside businessmen is in talks with Barclays bank to secure enough funding. A club statement from the official site reads as follows: NEWCASTLE United Football Club confirms that it has extended its deadline to Barry Moat […]

NUFC Takeover News Latest

It seems as if the past eight weeks have meant nothing to Mike Ashley and Derek Llambias. Newcastle United means something to us, with the consistent “we’re confident something will happen next week” bollocks it appears that this fine football club means less than dirt to those in charge at St. James Park. Llambias, Newcastle’s […]

Newcastle United Takeover News: Nowt Confirmed Yet

The Daily Mail are reporting today that should Barry Moat’s bid to takeover Newcastle United be accepted, then Alan Shearer could be re-instated as the Toon’s manager “within days”. Mike Ashley, who is said to be flying back from Hawaii to discuss Moat’s bid, is due in London to meet with Keith Harris of Seymour […]

Takeover Saga Continues for NUFC

One of the front runners in line to buy Newcastle United have today withdrawn their interest. The Profitable Group, represented by Steve McMahon, were alleged by some to just be drawing up publicity and any serious involvement by them was met with skepticism by supporters. However, there are some reports that they could not prove […]

Toon Have “More than Two Bids” on the Table

Finally, a bit of news that doesn’t involve more he said she said bollocks. In what could turn out to be the best bit of news received on Tyneside since Michael Owen slung his hook, word came today from Managing Director Derek Llambias that “more than two” bids of 100 million had been received. Here’s […]

No News is Good News for the Toon

During the past few weeks there’s been murmerings of takeovers from the U.S, a local consortium headed by a textile tycoon which turned out to be a spoof, and Derek Llambias being found working in London while still being on the payroll of Newcastle United. I’d like to mention though that so far this week, […]