Venables turns down Newcastle job offer

September 25, 2008
By Soccernet staff
Terry Venables has rejected the chance to manage Newcastle United after a second day of talks in London.

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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