UK time is: 07:35:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Profit for Newcastle!!

Reports are flooding in that Fat Ashley is in talks with Singapore-based company "The Profitable Group". If you haven't heard of them, ex-Liverpool & England player Steve McMahon is currently employed by the group as a Commercial Director, as well as Kenny Dalglish. Perhaps Big Al called in a favour from his former Newcastle and Blackburn mentor?

The Group have said that they want to turn the club into a 'supporters trust', like the FC Barcelona model which, considering that they have just won the Champions League, can`t be a bad thing in my opinion.

They have stated a few things that they want to do, namely:

1 - Appoint Alan Shearer as Manager and give him funds to do his job (Ed: Would be a nice start!);

2 - Expand St. James Park to a 60000 capacity stadium;

3 - Appoint a "footballing figure' to boardroom level to avoid Ashley style errors;

4 - Put the club on a sound financial footing;

5 - Turn the club into a trust so that the fans have more of a say.

This sounds like the way the club should be ran and hopefully this can help us get back to the Premiership at the first attempt, if the dream isn't derailed by Shepherd, Ashley and co.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 9 2009

Time: 6:53PM

Your Comments

It will be sweet, now, won't it Rossi... =D
Mehzeb
Hopefully we will hear more in the next couple of days. I know ashley has said first come first served, so hopefully these guys get there before Shepherd
sfosteruk
I think Ashley could exit on a high if he chooses them over Shepherd. He left us in the debt position last time, wouldn't like to see him back in the hotseat.
BaldEagle
does anyone like Ashley? Okay, I get the picture!
merlin
Good point eagle, but hopefully there won't be a choice and The Profitable Group get the club asap
sfosteruk
Guardian now speculating that Ashley and co have dismissed the group as serious bidders. Grrrrr.
BaldEagle
we will see. hopefully the Guardian are talking crap as usual
sfosteruk
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Unwanted Game To Be Shown Live (Thursday September 25 2014)

Toon Kids Triumph (Monday September 22 2014)

NUFC v Hull Review (Saturday September 20 2014)

Pardew in Stats (Thursday September 18 2014)

Good Luck Jonas (Thursday September 18 2014)

Aarons Blow Should Be No Loss (Tuesday September 16 2014)

What's The Point? (Monday September 15 2014)

The Shocking Truth (Sunday September 14 2014)

Southampton v NUFC Line Ups (Saturday September 13 2014)

Southampton v NUFC Match Review (Saturday September 13 2014)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. PieMag 22
2. BLACKBOB 27 12
3. thecorner 12
4. Pellet 11
5. OldLeazes 6
6. officemonkey 5
7. kevin__ 4
8. Birdys 3
9. Odin 3
10. The Owl 3

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Liverpool 6 2 1 3 -1 7
15. Everton 6 1 3 2 -2 6
16. Hull City 6 1 3 2 -2 6
17. Sunderland 6 0 5 1 -1 5
18. Q.P.R. 6 1 1 4 -9 4
19. Newcastle 6 0 3 3 -7 3
20. Burnley 6 0 3 3 -7 3

Breaking League News

FC Krasnodar V Everton Match Preview
Everton : 02/10/2014 05:02:00
FC Krasnodar V Everton Match Preview
Everton : 02/10/2014 05:02:00
Report: FC Basel 1-0 Liverpool
Liverpool : 01/10/2014 22:45:00
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Besiktas.
Spurs : 01/10/2014 19:47:00
It`s a Fine Line!
Man Utd : 01/10/2014 19:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think NUFC will finish this season?
Suggested By:  Talk of the Tyne
Top 4%
Top 4 3%
Europa league places 18%
Mid table 47%
Relegated 28%