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Newcastle - Waking A Sleeping Giant: Will The Magpies Finally Break Free of Ashley’s Mid-Table Ambition?

Footy Talks with Steven Caldwell

27-04-2020 • 23 mins

Of all the teams hampered by a lack of finance and leadership, Newcastle United lead the way in terms of frustrated potential. So interest from a consortium with almost limitless resources would seem like a no brainer for fans. But in this special episode of Footy Talks, Stevie talks to highly respected journalist and chief Newcastle United writer at Shields Gazette, Miles Starforth, about why Amanda Stavely’s bid to unseat Mike Ashely is dividing opinions on tyneside.

Episode Notes: Stevie and Miles discuss Amanda Stavely’s recurring role in round two of an audacious take over bid at St James’ Park.

The Human Rights issues drawing attention to the deal, and the main figures behind a consortium worth over $400 billion.

How a successful bid could lead to massive investment both on and off the field, and the three candidates likely to replace Steve Bruce at the helm next season.


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