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Less money and all of these other negatives, it is beyond me why Mike Ashley has gone with Wonga but little chance of any explanation coming out of St.James’ Park I bet.
Sir Richard Branson: “These days it’s all too easy to use the word legend to describe someone, but I don’t think anyone could dispute its use when describing Sir Bobby Robson”.
Very surprising news that the deal has ended which was reported to be worth £10m a season, could there be a new deal in the offing including renaming the ground….?
Naturally we ALL want this success to be built on strong foundations and not to dramatically crumble like happened after the departures of Kevin Keegan and Sir Bobby.
Today it was revealed that Manchester United’s new shirt deal with Chevrolet (General Motors) is worth £30m a year but surprising for some, Newcastle also feature in the World’s top ten.
The latest figures show Newcastle only behind the likes of Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool on £20m per year, plus Chelsea who bring in £13.8m.
Confirmation is awaited but according to the Chronicle, ‘Virgin Money’ could appear on Newcastle United’s strips as early as tonight.
Just in case you didn’t know, Virgin Money’s logo is Red & White…
Premier League clubs – How much each owner has financed their club 2010-2020
Now drops from 100 to 0 Newcastle United fans to be allowed at Fulham game – Report
Steve Bruce ‘missing big players’ excuse is wearing a bit thin
Demba Ba considering a return to England after contract terminated amid accusations
‘Newcastle United fans have lost the ability to protest’