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Revealed what second Newcastle United Director was paid in latest accounts

1 year ago

Lee Charnley is now the only Newcastle United Director.

In a totally unique arrangement/’organisation’, in the Premier League, Charnley is also the only senior executive at the football club as well.

Very bizarre having only one director and one senior executive supposedly running a top tier football club, especially when they are the same person.

To add to the farce, it is widely accepted by media and Newcastle fans that it is actually one of Mike Ashley’s inner circle, Justin Barnes, who is the owner’s main man in terms or running the club, even though he as no official role.

It wasn’t so long ago that Newcastle United actually at least pretended to have a (kind of) proper board of directors.

On 19 June 2015, three new directors were appointed.

Head of recruitment Graham Carr, Head Coach Steve McClaren, and former player Bobby Moncur, all joining Lee Charnley to make a gang of four.

Whether it was just the typical Mike Ashley PR stunt trying to portray the cub as almost normal, or if indeed they did operate in any way as a normal board of directors, is unclear.

Either way, it didn’t last long.

After being sacked as Head Coach, Steve McClaren also resigned as a Newcastle United Director on 11 March 2016.

Whilst Graham Carr then followed him when resigning as an NUFC director on 20 June 2017, when he also left his role as head of recruitment.

Bobby Moncur then made it two become one, when resigning from the NUFC ‘board’ on 5 March 2018.

Whilst Newcastle United, like pretty much every other Premier League club, say how much their top paid director earns, it isn’t usually made known what the other directors receive.

In the 2016/17 accounts they revealed that £284,000 had been paid to NUFC directors, as well as £250,000 compensation.

The compensation was for Graham Carr after he was moved on, as for the other amount, we know £150,000 was paid to Lee Charnley and the other £134,000 divided in some way between Graham Carr and Bobby Moncur.

The latest accounts for last (2017/18) season are now available to be seen at Companies House and they show £334,000 was paid to the NUFC directors.

We have already been told that Lee Charnley received £300,000, which means that as the only other director, Bobby Moncur received £34,000 for his troubles.

With that info it would appear to now indicate that back in the day (2016/17 certainly), Graham Carr was almost certainly getting £100,000 (£284,000 less £150,000 for Charnley and £34,000 for Moncur) for his role as a director.


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