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Kinnear back at Newcastle

June 16, 2013
By Kristan Heneage and ESPN staff

Joe Kinnear has revealed he is to make a shock return to Newcastle United as the club's Director of Football on a three-year contract.

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Kinnear was named Newcastle manager in 2008 in equally surprising circumstances following the resignation of Kevin Keegan. But in February of the following year he was taken to hospital feeling ill before a game with West Brom and did not return ...

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