For almost the entirety of Mike Ashley's time at Newcastle United, the fans have wanted him gone - now they might be closer than ever to getting their wish. Takeover talks between the club and Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan, a cousin of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour, have been confirmed, with a figure of around £350m reported, reports Perspecs. The Bin Zayed Group released a statement saying they had "agreed terms" with Ashley, so is his control of Newcastle coming to an end? The Claim With club and prospective buyer confirming the talks and the latter party announcing a deal has been agreed, this one would appear to be serious. It would be embarrassing to talk about building the club only for the deal to collapse. If Sheikh Khaled's family is rich enough to have bought and bankrolled Man City's recent years then they've got the money to buy Newcastle, this deal won't be sunk through lack of funds. With Mike Ashley gone and the Bin Zayed Group in charge, fans will … [Read more...] about Will Newcastle United FC be free of Mike Ashley at last?
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1 April 2019 • 7:18pm Auto update On Off 7:18PM Bizarre detail about Newcastle and an excellent spot from Sky Sports Monday Night Football. They currently have 35 points from 31 games, with nine wins, eight draws and 14 defeats. Scored 31, against 40. goal difference minus nine. At this stage last season? 35 points from 31 games, with nine wins, eight draws and 14 defeats. Scored 31, against 40. goal difference minus nine! What are the odds? And furthermore, shots per game, passing accuracy, possession, shots on target faced are all within a gnat's whisker of each other. 7:05PM Arsenal and Newcastle teams Arsenal: Leno, Mustafi, Papastathopoulos, Monreal, Maitland-Niles, Ramsey, Guendouzi, Kolasinac, Ozil, Iwobi, Lacazette. Subs: Cech, Elneny, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang, Suarez, Jenkinson, Nketiah. Newcastle: Dubravka, Yedlin, Lejeune, Lascelles, Dummett, Ritchie, Perez, Diame, Hayden, Almiron, Rondon. Subs: Ki, … [Read more...] about Arsenal vs Newcastle United, Premier League: live score updates
Peter Beardsley has been charged by the Football Association with three counts of using racist language.. Beardsley – who left his post as Under-23 coach at Newcastle United earlier this month after a lengthy investigation into allegations of bullying and racism – has been charged with three breaches of Rule E3.A statement from the FA read: "Peter Beardsley has been charged with three breaches of FA Rule E3."It is alleged Mr Beardsley used abusive and/or insulting words towards Newcastle United FC Under 23 players, which were contrary to FA Rule E3(1), whilst employed as their coach."It is further alleged these words also constituted an ‘Aggravated Breach’, which is defined in FA Rule E3(2), as they included reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race and/or nationality."He has until Friday 12 April 2019 to provide a response."Newcastle confirmed Beardsley's departure on March 6.The 58-year-old had "taken a period of leave" in January last year while … [Read more...] about Peter Beardsley charged with using racist language by FA after leaving Newcastle United
26 February 2019 • 7:03pm Sean Longstaff's emergence symbolises the feel-good factor returning to Newcastle Burnley dent Tottenham's fading title hopes Auto update On Off 7:03PM Newcastle make one change, too TEAM [email protected] game against @BurnleyOfficial at St. James' Park. #NUFC pic.twitter.com/YEnTRe0Vh5— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) February 26, 2019 Javier Manquillo in for Yedlin. 7:02PM Burnley name their team first TEAM NEWS: Here's how the Clarets line-up @NUFC tonight. @Gudmundsson7 replaces Ashley Westwood. pic.twitter.com/BkNXvBLQey— Burnley FC (@BurnleyOfficial) February 26, 2019 One change: Gudmundsson for Ashley Westwood. 6:47PM Good evening They may be 15th and 14th respectively, but two form sides meet at St James’ Park tonight, Newcastle having won three of their past five including that deserved victory over Manchester City and Burnley, having … [Read more...] about Newcastle United vs Burnley, Premier League: live score updates and latest
Miguel Almiron can be a “superstar” in English football. That’s the view of former Newcastle United and Burnley defender Steve Caldwell, who is now a TV analyst in Major League Soccer. Caldwell watched Almiron develop at Atlanta United before his big-money move to St James’s Park.And Almiron’s stunning debut in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town didn’t surprise Caldwell, who will be analysing tonight’s game between Newcastle and Burnley at St James’s Park for a Canadian TV channel.“I thought Almiron reinvigorated their entire attack – you can see he was anxious to impress, and he never stopped running the entire game,” said Caldwell, a football analyst for TSN. “I thought he brought a freshness to (Ayoze) Perez and (Salomon) Rondon, making them look more dynamic and dangerous.“Rafa’s the perfect manager to improve him tactically, and allow him to become more efficient with his work and … [Read more...] about MLS expert and ex-Newcastle United defender delivers fascinting insight into ‘elusive’ Miguel Almiron