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Mike Ashley Bans Pardew and Players From Talking To Press

7 years ago

Mike Ashley has really scraped the barrel with his treatment of the football press, and by association, the fans.

Supporters rely on their regular newspaper for coverage of the team and the club, with the only above board way this can happen being free access for all.

However, already we have seen the Newcastle United owner actively seek out media partners who will pay for the extra coverage, over and above what the overall Premier League deals contractually make them do.

Today United defeated Real Sociedad by a single goal with Moussa Sissoko in the last minute.

However, today saw Mike Ashley go to the extraordinary lengths of banning Alan Pardew and his players from talking after the match to the press pack after the match.

The journalists who were banned from access to manager/players, understandably making their feelings known via social media.

Including these tweets below from the Mirror’s man, Simon Bird;


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