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Calls For Remaining NUFC Fans Forum Members To Ask Why Fans Group Banned

7 years ago

I read with interest the article published Wednesday entitled [intlink id=”35764″ type=”post”]‘Newcastle United fans forum dead in the water’[/intlink].

I have always felt that the forum was put in place simply to ensure the club complies with obligations placed upon it under Premier League rules. They have to have a forum in place, they have put one in place but I suspect that they never intended to discuss anything other than mundane matters.

They don’t want any real interaction with fans. That has been proved during the owner’s tenure of the club. The fact that NUST asked some searching questions probably put a nail in their coffin. Which brings me to the point of this piece.

It was suggested in the article that the club had kicked NUST out because of a ‘breach of protocol’. That was all news to me and made me laugh. Given Mike Ashley’s business history…the ‘tanks on the lawn’ comparison etc… does anyone honestly believe that he is the sort of guy who would be concerned by a ‘breach of protocol’. I’ve no doubt he’s ‘breached protocol’ a few times in his career. I suspect ‘protocol’ is something he takes no real notice of .

Quite frankly if anyone believes that rubbish then they need to have a good long look at themselves. There must be more to it than meets the eye.

If the remaining forum members want to try and establish any credibility whatsoever for the forum (and it’s probably too late now) their starting point at the next meeting should be by asking the question ‘can you tell us the real reason why NUST have been banned?’ and they shouldn’t stop until they find out.

After all how can a meaningful fans forum exist without a fans group attending?

Breach of protocol…don’t make me laugh!


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