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#Mike Ashley

# mike-ashley - Friday 31 July, 2020

Saudi businessmen ‘offered sizeable sum to Premier League for screening rights’

The offer was made during takeover talks at Newcastle which have since fallen through.

# mike-ashley - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Saudi Arabia consortium withdraw their £300 million bid for Newcastle

The Saudi consortium pulled out of the deal this afternoon – 17 weeks after contracts were exchanged.

# mike-ashley - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Mike Ashley in advanced talks to sell Newcastle United for €390m

Legal documents have been drawn up and filed ahead of a potential takeover by Amanda Staveley’s PCP Capital Partners.

# mike-ashley - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Newcastle owner under fire as club continues to charge season ticket costs

Mike Ashley is accused of ignoring the request from fan groups to stall payment for the 2020-21 season.

# mike-ashley - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Newcastle owner's business performs u-turn in the wake of criticism for staying open

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct stores will not reopen until ‘given the go-ahead by the Government’.

# mike-ashley - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Ashley accuses Benitez of taking 'the soft option' by leaving Newcastle for China

Ex-Real Madrid and Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez has taken over as manager of Dalian Yifang.

# mike-ashley - Monday 27 May, 2019

Newcastle in £350m takeover talks with member of Abu Dhabi royal family

Mike Ashley is negotiating with Dubai-based billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed al-Nehayan, who a cousin of Manchester City’s owner.

# mike-ashley - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Rio Ferdinand throws his support behind Newcastle owner Mike Ashley over club sale talks

The BT Sport pundit was speaking ahead of Newcastle’s match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

# mike-ashley - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Ex-Man United CEO heads Newcastle takeover consortium as Ashley confirms he plans to sell up

Magpies fans have called for the Sports Direct magnate to go for a long time, and it looks like they could be about to get their wish.

# mike-ashley - Monday 16 October, 2017

Controversial owner Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale

The Sports Direct tycoon plans to secure a buyer by Christmas.

# mike-ashley - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Mike Ashley has given Newcastle an extra incentive to win something next season

The Magpies owner broke a near eight-year silence to express his commitment to bringing success to the North-East.

# mike-ashley - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Rangers fans stage protests against club's board after game against Hearts abandoned

There were heated scenes at Ibrox last night.

# mike-ashley - Monday 3 February, 2014

Joe Kinnear resigns as Newcastle director of football JFK

Joe Kinnear resigns as Newcastle director of football

The 67-year old left the club this evening.

# mike-ashley - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

'It's water off a duck's arse' - Kinnear gives amazing 1st interview since return Fighting Talk This post contains videos

'It's water off a duck's arse' - Kinnear gives amazing 1st interview since return

Newcastle’s new director of football hit out at the ‘snide-y press’ and got about three of his player’s names wrong.

# mike-ashley - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Newcastle give Alan Pardew 8-year contract (this is not a joke)

Why? “Stability gives you the best platform to achieve success,” according to managing director Derek Llambias.

# mike-ashley - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Toon return? Newcastle bid to bring back Carroll - reports

The Magpies are believed to want to sign the striker on a season-long loan from Liverpool with a view to a permanent move.

# mike-ashley - Saturday 18 February, 2012

What's in a name? Newcastle fan charged over Stadium graffiti

Michael Atkinson faces a court date after painting ‘St James’ on a wall of the renamed Sports Direct Arena.

# mike-ashley - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Fans furious as money-hungry Magpies rebrand St James' Park

The home of Newcastle United will be temporarily known as the Sports Direct Arena while the club seek a permanent naming partner.

# mike-ashley - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

The Departures Lounge: your daily lunchtime transfer round-up

Find out which Premiership striker Liverpool are keen on signing, who is the latest player to be fined over a Twitter outburst and which Irish player Arsene Wenger is interested in.

# mike-ashley - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

True blue: ex-Ireland coach Hughton lands Birmingham post

Owner was impressed by Hughton’s promise to play “attractive and effective football”.

# mike-ashley - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Hughton the front-runner for Baggies hotseat

Former Republic of Ireland assistant set for a quick return to management with Premier League strugglers West Brom.

# mike-ashley - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Is this the next Newcastle United manager?

Mike Ashley is a man in a hurry as he tries to find the right man for the Magpies hot-seat.