BT Sport launch embarrassing defence of Rio Ferdinand after shameful Mike Ashley comments – Football Article

A fortnight ago, Rio Ferdinand made himself and BT Sport a laughing stock. The comments on Newcastle United from the former Man Utd player almost as embarrassing as his excuses for missing a series of drugs tests, which led to a long-term ban in his playing days. Rio Ferdinand gave a series of comments over the course of the weekend when Chelsea beat Newcastle 2-1, both on BT Sport and via social media. Apart from the brainless and those bought…

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Mike Ashley ‘reluctant’ to allow Rafa Benitez to buy any players unless manager signs new contract this month – Telegraph – Football Article

Ahead of the summer 2018 transfer window, it was widely reported that Mike Ashley was refusing to give Rafa Benitez any transfer funds, unless the manager signed a contract extension. How we laughed, never heard such a ridiculous media claim, even Ashley wouldn’t stoop that low. That is, until the laughing stopped just ahead of the Premier League season kicking off. Not only did Mike Ashley refuse to give the manager any of the Premier League funds generated by Rafa…

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Amazing example of how Mike Ashley spin can still convince media and some Newcastle United fans – Football Article

Mike Ashley knows that he can’s convince all of the people/fans all of the time. However, the Newcastle United owner is very confident that he can still convince some of them, some of the time. It is quite amazing that after close on 12 years of his ownership, some Newcastle fans are still taken in by the spin that Mike Ashley and his people put out. It is the equivalent of keep sending cash to Nigerian royalty who promise you…

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