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Is Mike Ashley doing a good job?

February 18th, 2011 | 55 Comments |

Ashley and Llambias
Dynamic duo or terrible two?
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has always divided opinion in the past, but what do we think of him now?

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy had some advice inscribed on the front of it for galactic residents challenged by such things as hyperspace bypasses, Vogon poetry, Ravenous Bugblatter Beasts and The Triple-Breasted Whore of Eroticon Six. It simply said: ‘Don’t Panic’.

I’m wondering if the same advice should be appear on the front of The Supporter’s Guide To Newcastle United. Or maybe ‘Divvent Panic’ would be better.

The reason I say this is because, as ever, there seems to be a divide between fans as to whether Ashley is right for the club, whether Pardew is any good, whether selling Carroll was good or bad, whether selling Enrique would be good, etc. etc. etc.

So what I’d like to do is look at the situation without emotion or sentiment. (more…)