Breaking news from St James’ Park!
Mike Ashley, Owner of Newcastle United Football Club, today announced that the football club has been taken off the market. Speaking in the club’s match day magazine he announced today’s news and that he was committing to the club as its Owner.
The club had retained Keith Harris from Seymour Pierce to look at interested parties and there has been considerable interest over the last two months. However, Mike Ashley has decided to end the current uncertainty now to allow the club to continue to progress under the new management team led by Joe Kinnear.
Mike Ashley, Owner of Newcastle Footballl Club, said:
“I am happy to end the uncertainty fans may have had about the future direction of Newcastle United.
“I know just how important that is to you.(www.nufc.premiumtv.co.uk)
So this breaking news is very interesting indeed, does this mean that Mike Ashley couldn’t find a buyer worthy of considering accepting a bid from or has he decided to continue his tenure as owner regardless of the anger shown by the Toon Army towards him? What do the fans make of this news?