It is Newcastle v Wolves at St James Park on Sunday 9th December.

The match is live on Sky.

This is a message to ALL NEWCASTLE FANS – please boycott this game.

Please watch it on TV at home or in a pub instead.

Why?

It will show to the watching world how sick we all are of the dreadful, parsimonious, parasitic ownership of Mike Ashley.

How can they keep a straight face on Sky when they announce a crowd of 50,000 to an empty stadium?

Newcastle’s biggest strength is also its greatest weakness. The loyalty of the fans.

We have put up with so much for so long. Well not any more.

A full “all out” boycott live on TV has never been successfully achieved in this country. Lets make history.

The time for positive action is NOW.

I am not advocating people going to the ground at all. Stay local. If people want to go in, let them. That is their business.

Treat this like a picket line. A fans picket line. Will you cross it?? I won’t.

Please support. This us our chance to make a difference.

#boycottwolves

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  • Paul Patterson

    I wouldn’t advocate boycotting a winnable game against a relegation rival.
    Man City on January 29th would be more sensible. A game on tv, on a Tuesday night, a game we’re highly likely to lose, at the end of a no doubt fruitless transfer window.

    • RugbyWolf

      ” winnable game against a relegation rival “. Have you looked at the league table recently?, One defeat in 8 and looking to push on further in the transfer market in January. You can only dream of having a team and owners like ours. See you there

      • Mrkgw

        Haha lol. In your dreams mate, you will overspend and then bang. Look at Swansea – very similar if you ask me.

        • RugbyWolf

          We are nothing like Swansea and run within the rules of the game. We have owners with a 10 year plan to make us a top 4 team. You should be looking to finish above Cardiff as thats your current level.

          • Mrkgw

            Haha, brilliant! 🤣🤣🤣

          • Paul Patterson

            Top 4. Lol. I think two Manchester clubs, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal would have something to say about that.. 😮

          • Leazes.

            And Everton, and Leicester….all building!

            We are gong backwards by doing nothing.

          • RugbyWolf

            Where were Man City not so long ago? Leicester? With the right investment and Management team anything is possible. Who would have thought that little old Wolves would have manager of the month and also PFA player of the month for Sept? The owners want Champions league football and happy to do what is needed. Think big and dont just try to survive, which is what most clubs do.

          • Leazes.

            We have an owner with lots of five year plans…. asset strip the merchandise, then the land, then the squad, then hope.

          • Superdooperhooper

            This is a local site for local people. There’s nothing for you here !

        • Ram Kishore

          I don’t think they will go bang or bust.. Most of the players seem like top quality young players with a lot of potential to improve and they were signed with a plan.
          A right manager who has the right players he needs.
          Swansea was never like wolves. Who brings a 8 million pound loan signing, overpaid for Bony who was unfit and seems like completely worn up and u can say things never worked for them after they sold Sigurdsson and Llorente, two seniors and core players under Paul Clement
          Most of wolves’ players must be on a similar wage packet. U could take away Rui and Moutinho. But they are seniors and internationals leading the core young Portuguese players.

      • The Postman

        Well that looks like a none starter then, sorry but it won’t happen

      • Paul Patterson

        I said ‘supposed’. Back to your own forum with you. 🔙👋

        • RugbyWolf

          nicely edited and added 👍

          • Paul Patterson

            Yeah, it was. It was actually edited a minute after I originally posted it. Which means you’ve got nowt better to do with your time than come on opposition fans forums. Back to your own forum with you. 🔙👋

          • RugbyWolf

            Obviously you realised you “cocked up” once you read my reply. Why do you take opposition fans with contempt, surely you dont mind their point of view or do you prefer to live in your own little bubble?

          • Paul Patterson

            I actually edited it before I read your reply. It’s fair to say that Newcastle have a better chance against Wolves at home then Man City at home, that’s undeniable, which is why I added the ‘supposed’. I probably should have put it before ‘winnable game’ as well but hey ho. I’m not getting into an argument about who’s club is bigger or better although we at Newcastle are deliberately set up for failure and that isn’t our fault. It’s the owners.
            I have no problem with Wolves or it’s fans, but we should be streets ahead of teams like Wolves but aren’t because . . Yep, you’ve guessed it. I’d swap owners with you lot tomorrow as at least they’re giving it a go. Fair play. But that will only get Wolves so far. Newcastle is massively untapped potential wise . .

      • Dave Pattinson

        No prob Rugbywolf, after what u lot have endured you deserve some good times. But don’t forget it don’t last forever, we had great seasons 20 yrs ago straight outa the C’ship and look who we have now! Enjoy while u can mate!

        • RugbyWolf

          Cheers Dave. Yes we have had to put up with some bad times recently, being in League 1 not so long back. Agree about enjoying it while it lasts to. Hopefully our owners will stick around but as you say you never know whats around the corner. 👍

      • kingfisher

        Well said Rugby ! It’s great to see a club with a long history doing so well in the Prem.You are really giving it a go and showing Ashley what can be achieved with some investment.Hope your stay in the prem is long and successful👍

    • Stephen Parkes

      “relegation rival” I love the dry humour of the North East ;)

    • Mrkgw

      Agree

    • Leazes.

      It doesn’t matter, its of no consequence…. Ashley will be more likely to panic and spend in January…..if that’s what you want!

    • Tweed Mag

      Better plan all round.

      • Leazes.

        No it isn’t!

        • Tweed Mag

          More chance fans will miss a Tuesday night as oppose to a week end game. A boycott will be very difficult to organise with the best of intentions.

          • Leazes.

            I don’t get a few of you…. why start chucking in contrasting ideas it doesn’t serve any purpose?

          • Tweed Mag

            It does serve a purpose – if there is no support for a boycott of the Wolves game, then other games might be better suited. If the boycott on 9/12 fails to take off, see why and try again.

    • Ken

      Except Wolves will batter us have you seen them play recently

    • mentalman

      Would a winnable game not make more of a statement?

      If the fan’s dont turn up on a cold miserable tuesday night against the team likely to be top of the league then that is what the media will pick up on and just say the fans didn’t fancy it.

    • WildBill

      There’s no way Wolves are a relegation rival mate. Who’s doing the supposing? No one who’s watched them this season for sure.

      Yes, Boycott. The first of many, get the 24 hour sports tv Muppets talking about it. Worth a try surely?

  • Bob

    What will a boycott achieve?

    It will only show people how disgruntled fans are, it won’t force Ashley to sell! He’s proved he doesn’t care what fans say/think/do.

    Also, investor won’t ride in on a white horse just because we leave the stadium fairly empty for a game.

    • Leazes.

      Momentum, galvanisation, and Unity for the cause!

      #ASHLEYOUT!

    • Phildene

      You sound like one of those fans who will unfortunately still go no matter what which is exactly what had been ongoing since Ashley came here. Even a half empty stadium will have an effect as Mackems have proved. At least their fans had the bottle to take action whist Nufc fans just bloody mither on online then sit in a morgue like atmosphere at every home game. You should be ashamed of yourselves for not taking action. You reap what you sow!

      • relaxed

        That was Bobs first ever post
        Think about it

        • Bob

          I wish they would/could think about things!

          • relaxed

            Whatever you say Monk

          • Leazes.

            He gone!

        • Leazes.

          Thinking it might be…. yes it is!

          • relaxed

            They think that they are invisable and that they can just blend in
            Retards the lot of them
            LOL

          • Leazes.

            Don’t call him names, its a psychosis and illness….he is a sociopath.

          • relaxed

            LOL

      • Bob

        Well done, logic out of the window again. Sunderland fans did not boycott, they simply stopped going and crowds dwindled over time. Also, their owner was losing money so cut his losses and sold up. He also seemed to have a bit of decency about him. Ashley isn’t losing money and appears not to care about public opinion.

        • Leazes.

          Season ticket holders refused to attend…. that was paid for…. they gave their gates as ticket sales…. the game was up for Short!

      • kingfisher

        Spot on Phildene.Well said 👍👏

    • Leazes.

      Don’t be stupid!

      • Bob

        Come on then, explain how a boycott will help…

        • Leazes.

          Momentum, he’s only one man, the football doesn’t matter in the slightest until he’s gone because its not competitive!

          The club doesn’t compete….it exists!

          Lets empty the ground like Arsenal and Sunderland!

          • Bob

            It seems he might be too stubborn to me, could be wrong though

          • Leazes.

            He’s reached the end of the asset strip and hidden the walk aways with 6000 seats at £5 a game….. there’s nowhere for him to go now except out….

            …..he’s not going to fill the next walk out in May.

            Lets all push together 1 – 2 – 3…away!

          • Wezza

            I couldn’t agree more. For most of his regime the football is a distant last on the set of priorities, money being number one. I think lying and stringing the fans along comes second WAY before the football.

          • Leazes.

            Much is made of fans filling the ground….

            ….. but hes only just getting away with it by a combination of cheap family seats, and the promise to sell….

            ….. but those who renewed must be feeling a little bit aggrieved that there is now no spending on squad or the club…..

            ….. Sky money to pay for House of Fraser….. the cracks are showing in the gates.

    • David2211

      Love those who condemn any idea but offer nothing themselves. With an attitude like this of certain fans maybe we deserve MA because we just don’t have the stomach to fight him it seems

      • Bob

        Or realise he owns the club so it’s up to him what he does with it (unfortunately). I was pointing out that it will be useless in greying to force him to change/sell

        • Leazes.

          No he doesnt he has its shares but no attachment at all….he’s a Chelsea fan.

      • t00nraider

        People who condemn are just realists and don’t want to be embarrassed by a bunch of chavs who have no good impact. Just keep supporting the team. Ashley is learning. Getting a decent manager in and Charnley who’s getting decent players in. The better we do the better players we get. Keep the faith.

        • Carverlier football

          In the words of a character I can’t recall in a film I don’t remember – “wake up and smell what you’re shovelling, boy…”

          • Carverlier football

            It was of course Sgt Powell in Die Hard, and I added the “boy”…

        • Superdooperhooper

          You’re pitiful
          You’re pitiful
          You’re pitiful it’s true
          You haven’t had a date that you couldn’t inflate
          And you smell repulsive too
          Weird Al yankovic

      • Themoscow72

        The protesters offer nothing at all. Not one single idea to buy the club just jump up and down and sing Ashley out boycott pathetic.

    • Dave Pattinson

      Yeah, right lets do nothing as usual. For fecks sake, at least it’ll show viewers we care and mean business. And Sky won’t enjoy an empty stadium either. ASHLEY OUT!

      • Leazes.

        thats monkey…. block it

  • Leazes.

    Yes that’s the one to target!…. good choice!

  • Wezza

    Do it but from what I learned from the last home game fans will rather sit in silence rather than voice their opinions to the hideous owner and regime. I hope this comes off but won’t be less than two thirds full.

    • Leazes.

      You know the fans shouldn’t be an asset to someone who’s cause is diametrically opposite to theirs!

    • Leazes.

      We could have a protest for the City game as well…

      …. a walk out triggered by their third goal…

      • Big Al 1967

        So a walk out on the 11th minute. I’m good with that!

        • Leazes.

          haha

        • Viru leckworth

          No. That won’t work, especially if the team are looking good. Better to not go at all and watch on tv.

      • kingfisher

        How on earth are we going to score 3 goals Leazes ? Oh hold on ……..

  • Big Al 1967

    The only way this works is with media backing. If there is a crowd of say 40,000 the Fat Mans PR team with say the majority support him.
    However it now the time that The Magpie Group, and the likes of Mark Jensen NEED to get The Chronicle on board and begin a media campaign on their front page calling for a boycott of the game, with reasons as to why people should not go and list all the mistakes made under Ashley’s tenure.
    If this is done over a sustained period leading to the game I guarantee the crowd will be severely affected and more importantly gain national media attention to the cancer that is within our once great club. Boycotting and protesting outside Sports Direct only goes so far and rarely gets mentioned on Match of the Day or Sky Sports. However an empty ground will definitely will be discussed
    The Magpie Group, Mark Jensen and Lee Ryder over to you

    • Superdooperhooper

      You won’t get backing from the chronicle they’ve been house trained and neutered. They’re scared of being banned again. Ashley’s lapdogs

      • Big Al 1967

        Totally agree and there in lies the problem. However it does not prevent the Magpie Group and representatives of The Mag approaching them to do it.
        If the Chronicle refuses to do so report it back letting people know whose side they are on and call for a boycott of the Chron as well,as in my eyes they will be no better than Bishop. They are a paper heavily reliant of fans buying it for a daily fix and their sales would take a massive hit if we stopped buying the rag. The gloves have to come off and the time is now.
        ASHLEY OUT

        • Carverlier football

          Exactly. I used to buy the Chron (well, actually the Journal because the spelling was slightly better) and go straight to the back page – but now I don’t because it’s all a pile of irrelevant steaming horse business. The sanitised access they get now is pointless. They’d quite possibly sell a lot more if they actually started to fight for the fans…

    • Cockneytrev

      Why not have the next protest outside the chronicle,, them inform the national media that it will be happening,,
      Get the nationals today take some photos,,
      Just thinking outside the box, have a protest march starting outside the chronicle up to the match before kick off…

  • Waxi

    I’m in. We have to do something and if we sit on our hands and do now’t you can look forward to another 10 years of yoyo and now’t better than relegation fights. If Rafa goes we go it’s simple and the best way to support the club is by action or the support is for the FCB and all he does to us.

  • mactoon

    Newcastle fans wont boycott a game, they want to watch their club no matter how badly it is run. But, hand out stickers at the ground to those that are going and ask them to put it over the front of their shirts saying
    NO INVESTMENT
    ASHLEY IS KILLING OUR CLUB
    ASHLEY OUT
    Then they can happily watch the team while protesting. The tv cameras for match of the day/BT Sports/Sky will pick it up and the empty seats. And while you are there cover the SD adverts pitch side with the same thing. There aren’t enough stewards to take them all down.

  • t00nraider

    Or give out stickers saying “I’m a tool”.

  • Jamie

    What is the point of paying Ashley to gain access to SJP then spending your time singing about him?
    ‘Here’s £40 Mike but your a bloody idiot’

  • DJ

    Sounds like a great idea. As a Wolves supporter, any chance you could allocate us 50,000 tickets?

  • graham18

    You can have the lot mate -even the FCB’s seat.One condition though please bring “sportsredirect” and “Ashley Out” banners.

  • Bedford Wolf

    If you don’t go can I have your ticket? Trying to get a ticket for an away game as a Wolves fan is like trying to think of one single good thing Ashley has ever done for Newcastle United – impossible!

  • Carverlier football

    I just sent the following email to the editor-in-chief of the Chronicle. I will probably re-post this on other threads so apologies for any duplication. I urge you to follow suit if this describes your experience of the publication:

    Dear Neil,

    I used to buy the Chronicle on a regular basis, and I would go straight to the back page – it was the major reason for my purchase, to get my fix of Newcastle news.

    I no longer do this.

    The Chronicle used to be on the fans’ side. That is no longer the case. It appears you have been kowtowed by the threat of “lack of access” to Newcastle players and personnel. Well I can say from my own point of view; the access you have now and the pointless interviews it generates mean nothing to me while the club is in its current deliberately non-competitive state. You are perpetuating a myth and a destructive regime. I will not be the only person who no longer buys your publication, and many will follow me.

    Imagine the resurgence in your distribution if you finally put the fans’ interests – your potential readers’ interests – at the heart of your publication, and started asking serious questions, directing conerted pressure, and undertaking genuine investigative journalism to find out what is really going on behind the scenes under Mike Ashley at Newcastle. I’d buy into it.

    Maybe you’d lose your “access”. But from where I’m standing right now, your access means diddly squat. And until your stance changes, I’m not buying.

    I urge you to do the right thing. For your readers, and for yourself.

    • JohnnyH

      Spot on mate.
      I’ll be sending him something similar, ….when he’s gone history will show they sat on the fence throughout the entire period. They’ve got to show some backbone.
      Everyone else who comes on here should do the same;

      Editors email address;

      [email protected]

  • geordie boot boy

    I’m 51 and havnt missed a home game since I was 12 but I would still consider the boyvott

    • Cockneytrev

      This is what we need more of,,
      Well said,,👍👍👍👍

  • Ivan malley

    Neil

    I would like to appeal to you to consider your editorial stance regarding Newcastle united.

    The Chronicle used to be the “go to” publication to get the news on nufc.

    For a while now the back page has no words, only a big picture, this was once where all the important news about nufc could be found.

    I know you need to maintain a relationship with the club but believe me your neutrality will come back to haunt you once the current fiasco is resolved.

    Here is an idea to boost sales of your publication and do some good for the future of our club – print a full front page and back page poster which we can hold up at the match in defiance of the Ashley regime.

    The Chronicle was very influential in getting the John Hall era pushed through and could once again become a respected publication if you get onboard with the majority of your readership.

    The ball is now in your court

    Sincerely,

    Ivan Malley

  • Themoscow72

    Where do I start with is one. The club formed in May 1892 when Newcastle took over the lease of St James’s Park. Last league win in 1927 and last F.A.Cup win in 1955. A club which has spent 25% of it’s time outside the top division pre Ashley
    (16% under Ashley by the way). So in short very little to shout about before he came unless you were born pre war.
    Rafa and Keegan have asked for the fans to support the team and not something which might result in getting relegated and affecting the players performance just when we need the results. The people advocating a boycott are not supporters and most will not be round five minutes even if Ashley goes.
    I call on all true supporters to take a friend to this match and snap up any of the remaining 4,000 tickets when they go on sale on October 29th. Hopefully Wolves will take up some of the spare expensive corporate tickets.
    This weekend I have contacted over a hundred season ticket holders and not one is boycotting. I salute you all.