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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…
Everton to get 8 points deduction for appalling behaviour of fans? Premier League needs to act
Everton fearful after Leeds and Burnley submit letter of intent to Premier League
As a Newcastle United fan – Congratulations to Sunderland on their latest Trafalgar Square triumph
Mark Lawrenson gives his last ever Newcastle United prediction – Going into retirement
Eddie Howe end of season message “We represent Newcastle and we’re proud to do that”