Ashley: Newcastle are for sale

September 14, 2008
Billionaire Mike Ashley has confirmed he wants to sell the Newcastle United just 16 months after staging a £134.4million takeover. Ashley and his executive director (football) Dennis Wise have borne the brunt of a furious backlash from supporters in the ten days since manager Kevin Keegan walked out in protest over the club's transfer policy.

• The full statement from Mike Ashley

Thousands staged demonstrations outside St James' Park before and after yesterday's ...

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