Mike Ashley, Not Alan Pardew is to Blame For The Woes at Newcastle United

In recent days, the fan movement in Newcastle against manager Alan Pardew has grown to a fever pitch. The obvious and galling lack of ambition of the club is down more to the ownership than any management situation. The club is the biggest in England that hasn’t won anything in most of our lifetimes. While Mike Ashley’s financial acumen has stabilized the club, the lack of ambition...
Via World Soccer Talk
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Newcastle Getting Nowhere Under Mike Ashley’s Ownership

Mike Ashley attended four games in a row after manager Alan Pardew got himself banned for seven matches after headbutting David Meyler at Hull City on March 1st, and as an example of how that was global news – in our local Raleigh, NC paper over here last week – up turned a photo of […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ashley Reported Ready To Buy Rangers

There’s a report in the Sunday People that Mike Ashley wants to buy Glasgow Rangers, and increase the 7% he already owns of the Scottish club, who are currently making their way back up the Scottish leagues into the Scottish Premier League.. Mike Ashley - ready to buy Rangers? Celtic have had no competition since Rangers […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Newcastle Fans ‘Celebrate’ Miserable Season With Open-Top Bus Parade

Newcastle United supporters celebrated their miserable season today with an open-top bus parade outside St James’ Park. The tongue-in-cheek celebration is a message to Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley that they’re sick and tired with the club striving for mediocrity. The club owner, manager and players lack ambition, and it seems that the club is only interested in Premier...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pardew’s Growing Influence And Rapport With Mike Ashley

Since Joe Kinnear got the sack in February, it seems that with Alan Pardew talking more to Mike Ashley than he used to, the manager is building  a good relationship with the Billionaire owner, and it seems they have a lot in common in the way they want Newcastle to play on the field. Mike […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Newcastle May Appoint Director Of Football From Within

There was news in the national papers last week that Mike Ashley was so put off by Joe Kinnear’s woeful performance as the Newcastle Director of Football, that he would not be appointing another one at Newcastle. Lee Charnley on the right here with Ashley and Kinnear Joe was a disaster in the position and […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ashley offers £1m incentive

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley will share out ?1m between the club's non-football staff if they beat Arsenal in their final game of the season on Sunday, Sky sources understand. Arsene Wenger's side must beat Newcastle at St James' Park to guarantee a top-four finish and with it the opportunity to play Champions League football for the 16th consecutive year. Arsenal'...
Via Fox Soccer
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Newcastle owner offers bonus to staff?

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley will share out £1m between the club's non-football staff if they beat Arsenal in their final game of the season on Sunday, Sky sources understand. Press Association Sport understands club owner Ashley will hand the windfall to non-playing and coaching staff if Alan Pardew's men end a difficult season in style. The Gunners will arrive at St James...
Via Fox Soccer
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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