Soccer-Llambias resigns as Newcastle United managing director (Reuters)

LONDON, June 19 (Reuters) – Newcastle United managing director Derek Llambias resigned on Wednesday, the day after Joe Kinnear’s controversial return to the Premier League club as director of football. The Newcastle website (www.nufc.co.uk) gave no reason for the departure but quoted Llambias as saying he had been on “an incredible journey” during his five years at the club, “including some challenging times”. Llambias had said in a statement on Tuesday that “the board are pleased to welcome Joe back to the club”. …

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