Writer: Ross Molyneux
Date:Sunday May 27 2007
No pressure already on Sam Allardyce as new owner Mike Ashley looks set to give him pretty much the same warning as Freddie used to - Europe as a minimum. With the papers today speculating Ashley might pile in as much as £400m into the club, us fans are positively licking our lips. Quoting the Sunday Sun it looks like we`ll have:
• An incredible £270 MILLION for winning the Premiership within three years and challenging for the Champions League within five years.
• Allardyce will be given £45 million to spend this summer, he will be expected to push for Champions League qualification next season . . .
• Ashley is prepared to follow Roman Abramovich's lead by parting company with Allardyce - as Chelsea's sugar-daddy did with Claudio Ranieri - after one season.
• One of Ashley`s reps said: 'Mike has huge respect for what Sam Allardyce achieved with limited resources at Bolton, but I can't stress enough just how big he hopes - and expects - Newcastle to become. Is Allardyce capable of taking the club not just up to the next level but into a whole different ballpark? That's yet to be seen. Of course, Allardyce will have the chance to prove himself. But he won't be allowed to hang around doing it. Mike wants big progress, fast.'
Join Vital Newcastle United
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Newcastle.
Date:Sunday May 27 2007
Remy Back OnThe Agenda? (Monday July 28 2014)
NUFC Chasing The Wrong Targets* (Sunday July 27 2014)
The Usual (Sunday July 27 2014)
Forthcoming Friendly Cup Chosen For TV (Thursday July 24 2014)
Mbiwa Still Linked With Loan Move (Thursday July 24 2014)
French Exodus Continues (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Liam Sweeney and John Alder (Monday July 21 2014)
Ben Arfa Saga Is A Real Shame (Thursday July 17 2014)
Janmaat Gets His Confirmation (Thursday July 17 2014)
Surely It's Too Late For Grenier? (Thursday July 17 2014)
|10. Man City||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|11. Man Utd||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Bruce Aiming For Europa Group Stage
» Hull City : 30/07/2014 13:55:00
|Chesterfield v Villa Screened Live
» Aston Villa : 30/07/2014 13:24:00
|Give the Kid a Chance
» West Ham : 30/07/2014 13:10:00
|United and Barcelona after Fiorentina Star!
» Man Utd : 30/07/2014 13:06:00
» Man Utd : 30/07/2014 13:05:00