All posts tagged "HappyFace"

  • Managers

    A history of public acrimony against and subsequent apologies towards previous managersAugust 2019In an article for the Athletic, Rafa Benitez responded to claims from the...

  • Communication

    Since Ashley arrived, the NUFC heirarchy has pivoted back and forth between apologies for lack of communication, promises of making improvements in how they communicate,...

  • Cups

    When Newcastle United are in the cups, the club claim they are the best thing that can possibly be hoped to compete for.  There is...

  • For Sale

    Since August 2008,  only a year after he bought the club and before the fanbase turned on him, Mike Ashley has been publicly declaring his...

  • Merchandise

    Newcastle United claim it "altered its retail operations in February 2013" and that "Sports Direct took over fulfilment of the web/mail order operation in 2015". ...

  • Debt

    In Mike Ashley's first season at Newcastle he loaned the club £100m.  This covered a £50m mortgage that the lender demanded under the terms of...

  • Advertising

    Throughout Mike Ashley's tenure at Newcastle United his shops have been advertised inside and outside of the stadium, at the training ground, in the matchday...

  • Every Penny Available for Transfers

    Over and over again, Mike Ashley and his representatives at Newcastle United use the same line about not taking a penny out of the club,...

  • Training Facilities & Academy

    In 2013 Newcastle United announced that they would build a new multi-million pound training facility.  Since then, the message had been fairly consistent from the...

  • Lie – Mike Ashley Won’t Attend The Sports Direct Annual General Meeting

    The Guardian, September 9th 2018As the owner of Newcastle United Football Club, Sports (re)Direct tycoon Mike Ashley is used to being shouted at for 90...