When get this sympathy from a Leeds fan about Mike Ashley you know things are bad!
Interesting to receive this view from Leeds fan Andy Parsons.
He has got in touch with The Mag regarding Mike Ashley giving the 10,000 free season tickets away this week.
The Newcastle United owner forced into the move after driving so many thousands of Newcastle fans away from St James Park.
A desperate reaction as he decided he had to give them away, in order to ensure fans instead of empty seats in front of his adverts at St James Park.
The NUFC owner especially needing to fill the many seats at this point, as on Monday Mike Ashley is getting rid of the toxic Sports Direct branding and renaming it as ‘Fraser Group’ with immediate effect after that shareholder vote in three days time (Ashley owns two thirds of the votes so a foregone conclusion).
Yesterday we brought you this from that Liverpool fan, Sluggsy Mawson:
‘I refuse to buy from the various Mike Ashley shops.
Then as much as I love football, a season ticket for free is a joke and an insult to fans.
They don’t need false freebies or lies but it’s happening.
Now my point…
If a business is ran badly, government or relative bodies deals with it.
So then please tell me why, when someone runs a football club into chaos and robs the fans, nobody steps in.
One law for one and all, it is wrong and should be investigated.
I’m a Liverpool fan who hurts when I see this destroying our great game.’
To have sympathy/understanding from a Liverpool fan was appreciated but as a follower of a club that are the Champions League holders and now overwhelming favourites to win the Premier League, it isn’t maybe difficult to feel sorry for a fanbase like our who has had to put up with 13 seasons of Mike Ashley.
However, when a Leeds fan is feeling sorry for you then you definitely know things are bad!
This is what Andy Parsons has sent us:
‘As a lifelong Leeds fan, you can appreciate what we have been through over the last 15 years.
With our various chairmen (owners) who came to save us!!!
Every time I see an article about Newcastle…it reminds me of our darkest days.
Mr Ashley needs to be accountable.
For slowly destroying a proud working man’s club and at times life.
Enough is enough.
Mr Ashley let go and let someone come in with a plan for the club and the people.
Good luck lads see you next year, MOT..(Marching On Together).’
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