Newcastle United - Lesser of Two Evils
UK time is: 01:02:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Lesser of Two Evils

Freddie Shepherd did an interview in the Newcastle Chronicle in which he stated that you can never say never in regards to becoming part of NUFC again.

We've had the Shepherd v Ashley threads on our forum in which people said that Shepherd was worse. I disagree. This is the worst era we've ever had in our history.

With no ambition and no future under Ashley as a football club in our present form.

We're just a club that wants to stagnate whilst creaming the profits and then hiding them via Ashley's other businesses to make it look like we're ticking over.

We employ puppets to speak and try to con the fans as well.

It's also caused a massive division amongst the fanbase with many abusing the whole point of someone being a loyal fan. Practically unheard of in football.

Im not even gonna mention the many, many mistakes made here under Ashley's tenure as we'd be here all day.

I agree that two wrongs don't make a right in regards to Shepherd and Ashley but this crap that we would have went bust under Shepherd would have been just that, crap, but even if true, it would have been a lot better than watching the club being stripped alive of every decent thing it ever had.

At least we signed players in the Shepherd days, tried to do what's best for the club and city in regards to expanding and never attached cheap tat to the club.

The odd million syphoned off by the Shepherd family was a small price to pay in that we at least still had a club.

We don't at present.

Id have him back in a heartbeat.




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



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

The Journalist

Writer: Talk of the Tyne Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 9 2014

Time: 3:58PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
That's a good point.. Up until recently I was always of the mind to think that we were headed for a crash under Shepherd, but nowadays I'm with you, I'd rather have a few years like Leeds United and then die in flames than just fester and waste away like we are now!
Graeme Allon
Report Abuse
09/04/2014 16:20:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

NUFC Have Nowt To Consider (Monday July 6 2015)

NUFC Influx On The Way (Sunday July 5 2015)

Five Newcastle Fixture Changes (Friday July 3 2015)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. BLACKBOB 27
2. Toon_NoMatterWot 24
3. daftladguy 20
4. keggy_keagal 17
5. Bruce68 16
6. The Owl 15
7. billybobcat 13
8. vin1892 13
9. VitalToon 9
10. Harry's Boy 8

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Al-Habsi could replace outgoing Begovic
» Stoke : 07/07/2015 22:07:01
Pieters to miss Barclays Asia Trophy
» Stoke : 07/07/2015 21:54:00
Gorre Wants Den Haag Loan To Help Develop Career
» Swansea : 07/07/2015 20:55:00
Is the End Really Nigh?
» Man Utd : 07/07/2015 19:43:01
Otamendi Deal Opening Up……But………
» Man Utd : 07/07/2015 19:35:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 5%
Janmaat 3%
Williamson 1%
Coloccini 0%
Dummett 0%
Anita 19%
Colback 1%
Sissoko 3%
Riviere 1%
Gutierrez 67%
Cisse 0%
Sub - Gouffran 0%