Venables turns down Newcastle job offer
September 25, 2008
By Soccernet staff
It is understood that the former England manager was unhappy with owner Mike Ashley's offer of the manager's role on a match-by-match basis, preferring a longer-term contract.
The news is expected to be broadly welcomed on Tyneside with scpetical fans viewing 65-year-old Venables as another addition to the 'cockney mafia' running the club.
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