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Sunderland Owner Ellis Short Challenges Mike Ashley

In the ALS ice bucket challenge, Sunderland AFC owner Ellis Short has challenged Newcastle owner Mike Ashley, manager Alan Pardew and Jack Colback, the former Sunderland player. Now the big question is whether we will ever see the reclusive Mike Ashley take this challenge on video for charity? You can follow us on our […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

A Strange Move By Mike Ashley

There was news in the local papers last night that assistant manager John Carver, first team coach Steve Stone and goalkeeping coach Andy Woodman were informed on Saturday that a new system would be implemented and they now will not get any free family tickets. Mike Ashley – another strange decision When they were told […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ashley Turns Down His Own Huge Bonus Scheme

Mike Ashley, the owner of Newcastle United and founder of sporting goods retailer Sports Direct, has turned down his allocation of the company’s £200M bonus share scheme, after shareholders had controversially approved that proposal recently. Mike Ashley – who needs £200M? Answer – Newcastle United And Mike has told the Sports Direct Board that he […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcastle United Agrees Deal for The Sun Newspaper To Become Media Partner

Newcastle United have reportedly signed a deal with The Sun newspaper to become the club’s exclusive national media partner, according to a reporter with The Telegraph. This means that The Sun, the same tabloid that slandered the victims of the Hillsborough disaster and has been caught up in a phone-hacking scandal, is now the official mouthpiece of a Premier League team. The...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The “Mike Ashley Out” Motion – In Full

The Mike Ashley Out Campaign took advantage of the meeting last night between fans and Newcastle officials to present a motion to get Ashley out of the club, and for those fans who haven’t seen it – here it is. Mike Ashley – Newcastle owner since June, 2007 This is what Graeme Cansdale from the [...]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Newcastle official resigns after Kinnear hiring

With a history of lurching from one PR disaster to another, Newcastle owner Mike Ashley may have gone a step too far this time. Supporters of the northeast club have been left angry and aghast by Ashley's controversial decision to hire Joe Kinnear as Newcastle's director of football. The 66-year-old Kinnear courted fame for his foul-mouthed rant at reporters in a brief...
Via AP on Fox
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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