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If not part of the solution at NUFC then part of the problem

6 years ago

Every penny spent on NUFC is a vote for Mike Ashley.

If the recent press release from our board is to be taken at face value then it is as bad as we all have thought.

Not that the answers were any surprise or the fact that the wrong questions were asked.

We are by Mr Charnley’s own admission a football academy. We invest in players that have a good sell-on value to make profit for Mike Ashley.

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So when Perez or young Aarons start banging in goals and we start singing their names, they will be in the helicopter heading for the highest bidder. Mike will have done another bit of great business. Charnley and Carr will get their bonus and the only loser is you and me. This plus TV money and our hard earned goes in Ashley’s fat bank account and they go looking for more bargains. This is the business model, this is our future.

No questions were posed as to why we do not take the cup competitions seriously or how much of the loan to Mike Ashley we have paid off from player sales, TV cash, advertising space at SJP… Where do the profits go? Is it the club’s aim to win trophies or generate cash? What are Mike Ashley’s plans for the future of our club.  We should be marching to the gates demanding these answers!

We have players joining us saying ‘This is an important step in my career’ or ‘I admire Arsenal’, this is an insult. We were a giant football club and we should be aiming for the Champions League and long cup runs. This used to be a great club players wanted to join. We are no longer a club, we are a cash cow, an unwanted plaything of a spoilt child or worse, just a business.

I have not and will not go to matches to be part of this sham. In my opinion, anyone who goes to a match is not doing OUR Newcastle united any favours, just Mike Ashley’s Newcastle United. I find it hard to watch us on tv.  We are being ripped apart on and off the pitch and it’s all down to one man. Every penny spent on Newcastle United is a vote for Mike Ashley.

Mr Charnley could have saved a lot of time and simply said,

‘We are not a football club, we are an academy, we are here to buy cheap and sell at a profit whilst attempting to stay in the top ten of the league, for us this is winning. This club belongs to Mike Ashley not the fans, it’s none of their business’.

We continue to make it easy for him to do as he pleases, he and Sports Direct will be here forever. We would rather argue amongst ourselves than act, this is our biggest problem.

If you are not part of the solution at then you are part of the problem.


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