Sounds like a mad conspiracy theory doesn’t it?

On closer examination, there is definitely substance in the argument. I mean, who else (other than Mike Ashley) would constructively dismiss the great Kevin Keegan or mess with Rafa, a great manager who wants to build an empire here?

Who wouldn’t want to make money whilst being adored by your public?

I think we all know that there is enough evidence to suggest that this goes a long way beyond minimal investment for maximum return. Yes he has made a bob or two but that’s small fry to the riches of the Champions League.

Everything suggests to me that he enjoys winding the fans up, a view shared by Shay Given who pointed to the appointment of Joe Kinnear to agitate the fans. This all goes way beyond running a tight ship or a stand-off with Rafa.

His behaviour suggests that he is vindictive and doesn’t care less about the fanbase.

Bringing in Dennis Wise to keep Keegan in check was one example.

Sitting laughing with a pint in his hand while we were losing at Arsenal another. Something no football lover would ever do when losing!

What do you expect though from a man who pretends to put the club up for sale to avoid investment?

The same man who goes for Sky interviews when the heat is on and gets away with it.

He cares not one bit for Newcastle United or its fans and his behaviour proves that.

I believe he would like to see the back of Benitez one way or another, as it will devastate the fans and lead to dismantling our main asset of undying support against all odds. Turning supporters against each other and making everyone lethargic and past the point of caring. Rafa seemed that way last night.

So what next if my mad theory is true and what about the money?

Financially he doesn’t really need it but in true billionaire fashion, he is still making it and still would if everyone stopped going to the match.

I think his next step might be to call in his interest free loan, accept relegation and asset strip the team. He would then consider selling at a low price once he kept the £100m plus prize money.

Yes, he could make almost £400m that way!

Am I mad or do I have a point?

I just wish that I could interview him on Sky, or better still, in my local pub!

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  • Tino11

    Still no article on the Magpie Group.

    Next person to see Ashley in London, at least trip the fat c*nt up will you!

    • Peaky

      Preferably in a puddle of novichuk…..

      • Garry Norman

        Hoping the current owner dies and encouraging others to harm him on social media is REALLY going to encourage new people to buy the club, don’t you think?
        Well done!

    • drc74

      i can imagine him being like an up turned tortoise if someone tripped him up

      • Tino11

        Definitely, I bet he couldn’t get back up without Bishop and Charnley giving him a hand!

  • Paul Patterson

    It certainly seems deliberate now. A cash grab to what end I don’t know. Hopefully a sale in 2019.

  • Jimblag23

    I think Ashley’s going to continue as per for as long as he can, then he’ll just do something spontaneous which no one including himself can say now and we’ll be where we’ll be.

    He’s a c*nt. FC United of Manchester may have the right idea the way this is going unfortunately.☹️

    I had to repost this as c nut (no space) got it blocked originally. 🙄

  • Foggy

    Agreed. I can see this happening. The question in my mind is when does an outside body stand up and say enough is enough and declare the fat man to be an unfit owner? I’m not talking about fans. I mean a governing body.

    • Superdooperhooper

      In an ideal world yes But sadly this is a country of tory voting tax dodging slime where money trumps everything else

  • gordon

    Don’t forget to leave your SD reviews on Trustpilot – best read I’ve had all day feckin hilarious some of them

    • Paul Patterson

      Hilarious #ifrafagoeswego

    • drc74

      why not email the tub of lard personally

      [email protected]

  • toonterrier

    He’s been destroying the club for over ten years and I can’t see things changing until he does a bunk or maybe he goes for a swim and the money in his pocket drags him down to the bottom of the sea. What a way to go. Rest in peace you fat git.

  • Angelswithdirtyfaces

    In recent years, Ashley has lost more money through fluctuations in share prices, including his shares in now struggling high street shops, like House of Fraser, than he’d lose with the Toon, so yes he could absorb it. His MO has included brand stripping and buying low, and he screwed Gers, so he has form. I think pride and vanity would decide his price. If he could boast he’d made a £100m from the Toon (it’s a £65m project in Strawberry Place too), then he might just do a wrecking ball.

  • Davidelder888

    He’s not going to sell the club or liquidate it that make no sense. Ashley has a premier league football club that he continues to make annual profit from with free advertising across the world. Oher companies fork out millions for advertising he actually makes a profit. Where else is better to advertise a sports shop. What type of moron would want to lose that? Shock news is he’s a business man and this is a fantastic earner.

  • Davidelder888

    If anyone here is gullible enough to think he cares about the fans, just remember the police advised him to stay away from matches for his own safety. He will never sell this club. He puts just enough money in it to keep it exactly where he wants it, on TV…

    • ghostrider

      Who do you suggest we get in that will care for the fans?

  • Martin

    Yes it sounds like a mad conspiracy theory.

  • mactoon

    He has made the club relatively self-sufficient apart from the £144 million loan from his other Mashley accounts which is possibly a tax advantage so he isn’t going to reclaim that anytime soon as it will put the club in jeopardy. He doesn’t have to put any money in, spend just enough of the club’s money to keep the club in the Premiership where his main investment SD is achieving optimum advertising exposure across the world for free (which he told John Hall he was going to do yet he still sold it to him) and reportedly profit from every sale of NUFC merchandise goes to SD.

    He paid £134 million for the club and won’t allow it to go down into the Championship as he would lose the benefits I have listed above (proven by the fact he always invests money to get us back into the Premiership when we are relegated)

    In short, he is in business utopia making maximum profit for no personal outlay. I don’t see that changing anytime soon, do you?

    • Davidelder888

      Finally some sense on here.

    • Lostprofit DBC

      If he doesn’t want the club down in the Championship, he has a funny way of showing it. Course and distance winner for relegation.

      • mactoon

        He gambles on minimum outlay to retain Premiership status. If that fails he will spend minimum outlay on players to get us back into the Premiership

        • Lostprofit DBC

          Yes if he sticks around next time. As I say, I think he will go for the kill. I may be wrong of course and the charade goes on.

        • ZinUru

          Lets pray it wont be third time lucky for the SD yoyo club, that is how far behind we have fallen under his ownership

    • gordon

      ‘He paid £134 million for the club and won’t allow it to go down into the Championship as he would lose the benefits I have listed above’

      That’s some revisionist history there like. Have you forgotten two relegations under his tenure!?

      • mactoon

        My point is he will spend minimal amount to stay in the prem. If he gets relegated he will invest in players to get back up. I should have said he won’t allow us to stay in the championship.

  • Mrkgw

    I wonder what the land upon which St James and the training facilities at Benton are worth. Then the players cumulatively if he were to sell the whole lot. I ask that because the way things are heading, nothing is sacred in the world of this regime.

    • Hughie_Gallacher

      The SJP land belongs to the city’s Freemen. Newcastle pay ground rent for it.

  • Davidelder888

    It’s not going to change while the “support the team not the regime” mugs/sheep still give him their hard earned.

    • Lostprofit DBC

      It won’t change until he decides to change, regardless of fans action. I would like someone to challenge his interviews mind.

      • Davidelder888

        So you suggest we just keep going and giving him money while he laughs at us until he gets bored?

    • ghostrider

      Yeah because all fans are expected to abandon the club they love, right?
      Not a chance.

      • Davidelder888

        Would it break your wee heart to watch a few home games on TV? I “love these drama Queens with words like” abandon the club they love” grow up the club needs a change it won’t happen unless it’s forced

        • ghostrider

          For he club to change Ashley has to sell. Fair enough.
          Who does he sell to?
          You see, forcing him out is one thing but you can’t force out an owner if you haven’t got a buyer to do so.
          He’s not going to just walk away with nothing….right?

          Sooooo, rather than boycott the club, this magpie group should get the fans to put their money where their mouths are and get rid.
          I’d be all for it if it was set up in a legitimate way and would keep the club afloat for the near and distant future.

          However, creating badness for the club and Ashley will not adhere the group to him in order to buy at a fair price and maybe a price he’s willing to make easy payments of…potentially.
          That would be lost.

          If it can’t be done then I would suggest fans stop getting into a frenzy and just support the club or don’t…but allow those who want to, to do so without being bullied out of it.

          • Davidelder888

            I believe there are people out there interested but he doesn’t want to sell.

          • Ben Jones

            He can’t wait to get out. Million and one things he could invest in with greater returns and no grief, this club is no where near worth the hassle

          • Davidelder888

            Why up the price then and constantly antagonise the fans? Why try to get rid of Rafa? Why lie about “every penny the club generates?

          • Ben Jones

            Like anyone with a house in a rising market, not gonna give it away, Rafa won’t sign his contract extension , policy change due to refusal of new contract

          • Davidelder888

            Ok if that’s true what about mmm? Every other transfer window?

          • ghostrider

            I’m fairly certain in my mind that he would sell for 400 million.
            I’m also fairly certain that there’s nobody out there willing to take this club on.
            Why?
            They’ve seen exactly what the fans do when things don’t go their way.
            Who in their right mind would take the club on apart from the actual fans themselves.

            If Ashley doesn’t sell soon enough I think he may just offer his hand in aiding the fans to actually buy the club in installments.

            Why?
            I think he’s had enough and would be willing to leave it on fair terms so nobody has any come backs on him and it’s up to the fans to move the club on.

            I sincerely hope he does this.

          • Lewis SG

            “They’ve seen exactly what the fans do when things don’t go their way.”

            What happened after relegation? Stadium was filled, no less support from glorious days. Don’t put down the fans so that you can stand on top. Just don’t.

          • ghostrider

            The majority of the fans want to support the club and get on with watching the team without disrupting at every turn.
            The small section that instigate unrest is exactly what I’m talking about.

            Anything for a protest and a movement or boycott.
            Can’t be pacified because there’s always a gripe against the owner or a manager if the manager isn’t a messiah.

      • gordon

        Where does it say ‘all fans are expected to abandon the club’ – learn to read

    • Waxi

      I still turn up as i have done since 1968 and i think calling supporters mugs and sheep is disgusting. I have a different opinion from you as you have no chance of letting the board know your feelings where as the 52k who support the team can. IMHO it is easy to sit in your chair as a keyboard warrior and throw insults around but to MA the money we have made this year is chicken feed so we need to think of other ways to move him on but to take it out on those who go to a game is not on.

      • Davidelder888

        Disgusting is a bit harsh, I do agree with a lot of what you say. If you can’t drag yourself away from the games that’s your call but one or two tv games wouldn’t kill you for the sake of the club. The profit might be chicken feed but how much is that advertising worth? I still go to as many as I can. I will not buy merchandise or shop in his stores but I would like to do more. There needs to be an organised sustained protest. Other clubs have done it. In my opinion missing a few games is supporting the team as for some people it’s harder to stay away than go. That’s more of a sacrifice for the club.

        • Waxi

          I have had one new shirt in the past 15 years or so and that was a present. I shop at JD as would not give MA a single penny more than i need and he is the master of tat. I have done the walk outs on 70 minutes etc and i sit near the Gallowgate east corner which is never silent. I just take offence at being called a sheep or a mug i like many others choose to do things in a different way.

          • Davidelder888

            The way we are all doing isn’t working I think you will agree… If Rafa leave (which he will) back to square Joe Kinnear. We all need to do more.

          • Superdooperhooper

            You and waxi are two bald men fighting over a comb . It’s a total boycott or nothing at all

          • ZinUru

            If everyone stopped going for two matches he would be gone, and that thing you have loyally supported for decades would be far healthier.

      • Leazes.

        An empty seat says a lot more than a fan sitting on their hands in silence

        • Waxi

          I don’t sit in silence either never have done. We all know it’s easy to turn your back and every season i say thats it but end up going back. I have gone through the Seymour’s Westwood’s McKeag’s and Hall’s and Shepherd’s and don’t see why i should give my weekend up for anyone that includes owners or key board warriors. So come on then Leazes how do you show your dissatisfaction with the owner.

          • Davidelder888

            Singing songs won’t get rid of him.

          • Waxi

            Sitting in your armchair won’t either

          • Davidelder888

            If 52,000 people sat in their arm chair on a live TV game it just might.

      • Lostprofit DBC

        Well said, it is your club and it is the fans that make the club great, nothing else.

        • Davidelder888

          Great investment too.

      • Toon Barmy

        So why hate Ashley? he is not stopping you enjoying your ” match day experience”.

        • Waxi

          He is stopping us from progress that’s why. We should spend every last penny and we would not be on sites like this having a pop at him if he done the right thing.

      • ZinUru

        You cant complain you endorse his product.

  • Not mad, you have a great point. I did a piece a few years ago that might even be in the archives on here. The values are different but the principle is still the same. Player price inflation is now stratified with the TV deals, which in themselves provide a huge basic income. TV plus commercial rights plus gate money gives around £175m+, not including free promotion of his retail chain. Player values go up faster than London property so he has capital appreciation too. He also has the warped ego trip of messing around a world class manager.

  • Billmag

    Well things could be different if this manager goes, it was earlier in his ownership when KK left. But since then we have had 2 relegations and 3 near misses a string of useless manager’s, and the feeling I get is that this is the final straw if Rafa goes, I said in an earlier post that things are going to turn toxic I really believe that, at this moment in time there is an air of hatred attached to the owner which could boil over at anytime. I read where people say it won’t change as long as there is 50,000 going I say it will because the manager has the backing of a large majority of them who will say enough is enough.

    • Lostprofit DBC

      He is keen to stand drinking outside pubs in London as he did last night. Pushing his luck.

      • Billmag

        Bet he wouldn’t dare stand drinking outside Harry’s Bar or any of the other water holes in the toon.

    • Davidelder888

      I hope it doesn’t come to that but honestly if it meant things boiling over and Ashley being forced out it would be worth it.

    • ZinUru

      What we can pray for is Lascelles to go on deadline day followed by Rafa the next day. Then its party time

  • ghostrider

    The amount of times in Ashley’s tenure of fans saying he’s going to asset strip the club and here we are with the club not asset stripped but seemingly about to be asset stripped again.

    Frenzies get built up against Ashley when Rafa is to blame for stoking up this nonsense by whining over signings and yet we’ve already got 5 in with 6 days to go in the window..

    • Lostprofit DBC

      He does nothing to reassure the fans that he cares. It’s all a gamble/game to him. Maybe he will just keep the slow lingering death going (and enjoy it).

      • ghostrider

        He’s running the club. Doi fans want an ice cream and a pat on the back.
        You say he’s not showing fans that he cares whilst accepting the bile that’s spewed against him.
        Come on man.

        • ZinUru

          Makem Troll

          • Jezza

            Manchester FC glory seeker troll to be precise.

        • TheFatController

          Don’t make him out to be a victim reacting, Groperider, he’s an adult wielding huge power, not a victim.

          Childish to try to make him out to be the one wronged.

    • Michael

      Aaah i see where you’re coming from…you have brain damage.

    • Paul Smith

      Matter of opinion. We’ve sold £44 million worth of players this summer alone … Yet apparently can’t afford an £8 million left back after spending around £20 million. The players we have signed (just like in the past with people like Joselu) are nowhere near Rafas 1st choices. He’s had his hands tied and is having to sign what he is being allowed to by our tight fisted owner…

      Compare that to Fulham who have sold £4 million worth of players While spending almost £70 million. Funny how they can find the players while we can’t.

      Yes bargains can be found and no big fees don’t guarantee a successful signing but when it’s so clear that there are weaknesses all over the squad you have to be willing to pay the going rate for signings. Mike Ashley sees things differently which is why we’ve had 2 relegations and 2 or 3 near misses in the 12 years he’s been here…. Even last season things were looking bleak till about February-March.

      • ghostrider

        I always hear about Rafa’;s first choices not happening and yet we never get to see any player he’s after as first choice, mentioned.
        Why?
        It’s just an excuse.

        • ZinUru

          Brain dead troll or Ashpologist, either way see a doctor

    • GlasgowMag

      Chuckle brother 1 again😂😂😂

  • FatParosite

    It has been my thinking for some time now. The alarm bells were ringing when Ashley put a block on Rafa’s spending in January 2017. He is withdrawing from Benitez who he sees as an expensive dissident. I’m sure Ashley thinks that it is easy to stay on the gravy boat. Why wouldn’t he think it was easy..? Pardew whom is a massive knave could sleepwalk any spending and keep NUFC afloat. So Ashley thinks we are a cork. Ashley thinks he can do another rise from the ashes & continue to get the TV money.

    The alternative is not bad either. Ashley has budgeted for boing boing. It isn’t too bad going down the fans don’t seem to leave even though he is $hitting in the soup. Another drop would mean just a slight adjustment when it comes to finances and as long as he gets Bishop to prep the hamster to sell it to the Comical nobody is any the wiser. Austerity year… books cooked…. Hey everybody look at that up there.!!! everyone fooled.

    The only thing I don’t agree with in this article… Ashley will not sell….He’s not going anywhere… not until WE change…

    • Lostprofit DBC

      A very good post, that may well be his real intention….life will go on and they are too passionate to dispose of.

  • Andy Mac

    The more the Fatman flexes his glute’s (horrible thought) the better. Let him do his worst, sack Rafa, transfer JL and possibly have sex with a black and white shirt on with the insciption FTM and then maybe just maybe those stooges at SJP will finally appreciate they’re being royally screwed?🤔

    • Lostprofit DBC

      If they stop going will that help, especially as he already has the money. Why should people lose out on their hobby? Kids aren’t interested in the politics etc.

      • Andy Mac

        I’m not bothering responding to replies as I can’t be arsed looking up the troll list just to see who is kosher or not ? Which ultimately will kill this site if everyone does the same ? 🤔

        • Lostprofit DBC

          Nobody wants trolls. Don’t know why you mention this to the author of the article?

          • Andy Mac

            Just not bothering in general no offence but The Mag should be sifting these fwits out

      • GlasgowMag

        Chuckle brother 2!!!😂😂😂

        • Lostprofit DBC

          Thanks, read my article again.

          • GlasgowMag

            I did read it but it doesn’t make sense. TV companies expect full stadiums and an atmosphere at their televised games. If the stadium is empty then it will effect their product and also effect his SD brand as the spotlight will then be on what is really happening at our club. Don’t also forget the tv companies have a lot of clout so if you really want him out and help future generations enjoy our club and future success then empty stadium is a big element in the ongoing struggle to hopefully finally getting rid of this leech!!!

          • Lostprofit DBC

            I am all for pressure on Sky TV and televised games are a window of opportunity. I just happen to think that there is a big difference between breaking the fans and making short sharp protests. Where does the article confuse you / not make sense?

  • Lostprofit DBC

    Sky money dwarfs gate receipts (that he already has anyway). This money is the root cause of the problem and they give Ashley an easy passage. I think that he would like rid of the fans but no matter what he does, it won’t happen.

    • ZinUru

      Newcastle Town Center takes over 1 million on match days. If the town was empty how long do you think it would take for the whole city to be up in arms? That is a lot of businesses on his back very quickly, two home matches maximum and the heat will be intense.

      • Lostprofit DBC

        He wouldn’t give a toss.

        • ZinUru

          The whole city would, trust me when money like that aint coming in it makes a difference

          • Lostprofit DBC

            I agree with all that and a lot of what you say. However I don’t believe he comes to Newcastle or cares about the place. How can the city hurt him?

    • TheFatController

      The PL don’t allow empty seats. They market the league on the full stadiums.

      Check out their website section on ‘vibrant stadiums’ – they pull clubs up on empty seats resultantly

  • Monkseaton Magpies

    Shay Given a horrible man who keeps putting the boot in and says it broke his family’s heart to leave Newcastle. A disgusting individual. Mike Ashley cannot get the money out of the club unless he pays himself a wage dividend or bonus all of which will be taxable at a heavy rate so you are wrong. What he can do is repay his loan and we will have no money for players or wages. However remember it was the fans who declared war on him not the other way round. He was prepared to put £10m in extra per year but the militants blew it for the proper fans.

    • Tino11

      Monk you dodged my question earlier, would you rather have your mate Pardew as manager or Rafa?

      • Superdooperhooper

        He’s got wengers disease and just didn’t see it . Same thing with my season ticket question

    • GlasgowMag

      Chuckle brother 1 !!!😂😂

    • Jimmy_toons

      Silly

    • Lostprofit DBC

      Are you Ashley’s PR man? Haha

    • Superdooperhooper

      And my question on the season tickets which you still haven’t answered ? #trollthetrolls

    • Mirandinha9

      You’re absolutely incorrect. He declared war on the fans the moment he appointed Wise and Jimenez (the astute pair who revered Xisco and Gonzalez) to suppress an icon like Keegan. Even John Hall resigned himself to knowing that Keegan needed due respect and if given so, would magnificently produce the goods. The way we reacted (commencing from the Hull City boycotts) to him has eaten away at him. He has since, through his every action, sought to hurt the Toon fans. As Keegan said though, he’s simply an interim custodian and one day will leave us. By god, we’ll party that day.

      • Martin Rooney

        Keegan finished 3rd, 6th and 2nd having spent more money on transfers in the time frame he’d been in charge at Newcastle than any other in football history.
        He then left, sometimes he says it was because, he was upset that he wasn’t getting a million quid bonus like the guy who was organising the share float, sometimes because he couldn’t take the club any further, and sometimes because the club had told him he’d have to sell to buy.
        It was good football to watch sometimes but so painful at times.
        So ‘magnificently produced the goods’ not sure we’re not rewriting history on that like

        • Mirandinha9

          Keegan galvanised this club 3 times. In the early ‘80s when he took a mediocre mid table 2nd division side into the then first division, when he saved the club from going into the then 3rd division in ‘92 and within 4 years was challenging for the Premiership title and then he saved us from going down in 2007-08, successfully employing Viduka, Owen and Martins in a 3 pronged attack. With the entertainers, he turned us into every nationwide supporters 2nd favourite team and every time won against 5under1and, unlike the prats that Cashley has appointed as Managers who lost 6 derbies in a row. That, that is how he ‘magnificently produced the goods’ every time. He is quite simply, Newcastle’s greatest ever signing.

        • Mirandinha9

          PS – Keegan also kicked your hero’s axxe in Court. For that alone, he’ll always be on the pedestal I’ve placed him on and I will pay homage to him throughout my whole life. He’s the man who saw your hero for what he is. Remember and let the famous statement drill down into your sole. ‘You can’t work with this man, because you can’t trust him” – KK on Cashley 2010

        • toonsteve

          It was so bad, people talk about that team 20 years later. In 20 years time nobody will remember an Ashley team except those who are depressives or masochists.

    • Mirandinha9

      Shay is a top man, principally because he hates your hero Cashley, just like Keegan, Shearer, Bobby Lee, Micky Quinn, Joey Barton, Gutierrez, Jose Enrique, Ryan Taylor, Paul Ferris…shall I keep going?

      • Leazes.

        Add to that Micky gray the ex sunlun captain!

    • ZinUru

      Brain dead Happy Clapper or Makem? I am sincerely hoping you are a Makem for your own sanity. Either way you have the classic symptoms of Ashpology see a doctor.

      • Jezza

        Funnily enough he’s not a Mackem, he’s a Manchester glory seeker and resident troll on this site for many years posting under around 40 different ID’s.

        • robbersdog

          If that’s the case, he must have some kind of crazed obsession with our club. #Nutter

      • Jonas

        I know, I’ve been hoping he is paid for this – that’s sad and pathetic but if he’s not, the creepiness of that would just outright horrify me that a mind like that is out there. I can barely be bothered to post sometimes and I’m an actual fan professing my actual opinions and thoughts

    • TheFatController

      Thin skinned fat lad, is that what you’re saying ? What a tart that man is, ‘if you don’t like me I act irresponsibly’? He’s always getting people back for snubbing him.

      Don’t get snubbed in the first place would be my advice, by not being a fat idiot …!

    • robbersdog

      No genuine NUFC fan would call Shay Given a ‘horrible man’.

      • Martin Rooney

        C40 appearances short of being our highest ever played player, angled a move behind the clubs back why would you leave to sit on a bench???
        He’s admitted to asking the club for a move as he wanted to leave NUFC, when told no the club wanted him to stay and was offering him a new contract he said no he wanted to leave but refused to put a transfer request in expecting them to pay him a loyalty payment despite the fact he was no longer loyal and wanted to leave the club.

        He did some great stuff for the club but also made some right clangers and his love for the northeast isn’t what he’d have us believe.

        • Martin Rooney

          P.S. his family didn’t have to leave the Northeast as we have seen with M Owen, Rafa B, I Hayden, J Lascelles etc etc etc.

        • robbersdog

          He saw which way the wind was blowing under Ashley after the appointment of Kinnear, and, like everyone else, he’s perfectly entitled to get the best financial deal for himself and his family.

          He gave very loyal service to our club, and nothing you have written can justify the ‘horrible man’ description.

      • Will In Despair!

        Well said!

  • Lostprofit DBC

    The fans make the club great, nothing else. Stay away and he has achieved his main aim.

    • Jimmy_toons

      Very silly

      • Lostprofit DBC

        Hates the loyalty you see.

        • ZinUru

          Yeah sure mate, he hates it when the ground is full of people endorsing his actions.

          • Lostprofit DBC

            And defying his attempts to run the club down.

          • ZinUru

            The club is already run down. what are you suggesting? That the 52k take in paint brushes?

        • Jimmy_toons

          Nope. He’s laughing his head off thinking how easy it is to take money of us, either through the turnstiles or via Sky subscriptions.
          Empty and sielent stadiums do not make good viewing on tv either here or across the world. If people stop attending United matches or switch off tv and stop tv subscriptions pressure will mount on the FCB.
          #GetoutofourclubyouFCB

  • Steven05

    What’s all this talk about? Newcastle United? Football?

    Wake up people. Newcastle United FOOTBALL Club is gone. It is no longer a football club

    If any trolls want to argue with that feel free, but I have a life and have better things to do with it then say stuff I don’t believe just to get some attention

    I will always love Newcastle United – that’s why I miss it so much

    • ZinUru

      St James Park is a Sports Direct Branch with a garden

    • Dont stop bobbi fleckman

      You make a nonsense statement and then claim anyone who disagrees is a troll?

      Not exactly an intelligent post.

      • Steven05

        Sorry

        • Dont stop bobbi fleckman

          not a problem.

  • Wezza

    Good article and may be his current step. I’ve no doubt taking millions for himself as well.

  • Jonas

    he’s such a odious cancerous scumbag that seeing the back of him is worth almost anything. That’s the good thing about relegation and Rafa going – it makes it more likely we’ll get rid of him, and that’s basically all that matters regarding all of this. Getting rid of him by getting the entity off his hands or just outright getting on with life away from the scumbags rape of our club

    • Geordiegiants

      I agree, we are Newcastle fans not premier league fans, as long as there is a breath in my body I will be a fan (not a spectator) and I couldn’t give afuck which division we play in. It’s not about money,status or kudos etc, it’s about being a Geordie and fan of my local club.

      • Martin Rooney

        So why are you bothered about the big cockney fella

  • TheFatController

    Bear in mind the PL pull clubs up on empty seats.

    The brochure promises full stadiums.

    • Martin Rooney

      Where can i pick up a copy of this brochure

  • Geordiegiants

    There is no football cub left, he has stripped it to bits. Our club is not our club anymore, the sheep that go along with the idea of, this has been happening since Westwood etc have no idea how deep this has gone. Every single piece of our club is split into small business and everyone of them feed his jumble sale. The stadium and lease have been split, all land has been sold. We have no commercial income as it’s all ran by the toxic brand and feeds the toxic brand or MASH.

    • Leazes.

      Job done…. yup!

    • Dont stop bobbi fleckman

      He’s stripped it? Which assets have been stripped?

  • Dont stop bobbi fleckman

    If we go down, he has the option to sell the players, call in his loan and go with a youth team. OR he has to put money in himself to get back up.

    I suspect he’s do the former.

    However, that is not the here and now, it’s far better to stay in the premier league to make the club saleable. it’s now primed for selling, simple as that.