Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Forever a Toon Suppor Ter; Your Shout

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Forever a Toon Suppor Ter; Your Shout

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I READ Mr Still A Supporter's letter with interest.

Considering the situation at many football clubs, I agree that Mike Ashley seems to have put Newcastle United on a sounder financial footing. But at what cost? Not only are we not a top club any more, we are not even in the top division.

As for saying that Mike Ashley deserves a vote of thanks - I think not.

Reading recent revelations about future transfer policy - no automatic signing of anyone over the age of 26, maximum wage of pounds 15k per week - in order to look at increasing resale value.

This strikes me as saying that we are to become a selling club with no ambition.

When Derek Llambias answered questions in the Chronicle a few months ago, he said that the club realised mistakes had been made and that they would rectify this.

What has happened since? …

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