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10 Takeovers That Collapsed! [Video]

10 Takeovers That Collapsed!

Welcome back to Football Daily, where today we’re exploring 10 club takeovers that collapsed! From Rupert Murdoch’s audacious attempt to take over Manchester United during their Premier League..

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How Mike Ashley Became The Most HATED Man In Football [Video]

How Mike Ashley Became The Most HATED Man In Football

When Mike Ashley bought Newcastle in 2007, the move was viewed with optimism. The club’s new owner was a bona fide billionaire, great news for Magpies fans eager to see the side return to the..

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"I think he will" - Luke Edwards delivers confident Ashley claim if Newcastle takeover collapses

The Telegraph's Luke Edwards suggests that Mike Ashley will sell Newcastle United even if this ongoing takeover bid falls through.
Football FanCast - Published

Newcastle and Sunderland slammed for treatment of fans amid coronavirus pandemic

newcastle and sunderland slammed for treatment of fans amid coronavirus pandemic
Mike Ashley has come in for criticism from Newcastle fans for their response to the coronavirus pandemic with neighbours Sunderland also coming under fire from their own fans
Daily Star - Published

Liverpool make Man City look ordinary, jury’s out on Jose Mourinho at Tottenham, Mike Ashley can’t shake Newcastle – What the Premier League was like before coronavirus

After a long and arduous three months, the Premier League will make a return from June 17. Get in! Sure, it won’t be the same as what we’re used to with the remaining 92 matches to be played behind..
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Newcastle accounts released with Mike Ashley set for mega profit amid takeover

newcastle accounts released with mike ashley set for mega profit amid takeover
Mike Ashley has agreed the £300m takeover deal with Amanda Staveley's Saudi-backed consortium subject to approval and the disliked Newcastle owner will walk away with a full wallet
Daily Star - Published

"It's the stubbornness of Mike Ashley": Lee Ryder makes claim on "controversial" NUFC situation

ChronicleLive reporter Lee Ryder has blamed Mike Ashley for the contract situation surrounding young midfielder Matty Longstaff.
Football FanCast - Published

Newcastle owner Ashley exploits Covid-19 loophole as takeover talk continues

newcastle owner ashley exploits covid-19 loophole as takeover talk continues
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has exploited a loophole due to coronavirus to delay publishing their accounts - making them the only Premier League club not to release figures for the 2018/19..
Daily Star - Published

Mike Ashley fails in bid to trigger investigation into struggling Debenhams

Businessman and Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has failed in a bid to trigger an investigation into the financial affairs of struggling department store chain Debenhams.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Newcastle takeover latest: Prospective owners maintain £300m deal WILL be completed, despite damaging piracy allegations

Sources close to Newcastle United’s takeover have told talkSPORT their £300million bid WILL NOT be affected by new allegations over their apparent role in a pirate TV network. The Saudi Arabia..
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A Football Manger wonderkid and a future World Cup winner – The worst Newcastle transfers under Mike Ashley with club on brink of takeover

Just when you thought it was over, the expected takeover over Newcastle United has hit a snag. It was thought the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund (PIF), which is led by crown prince Mohammed bin..
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Mike Ashley to pocket £17million if Newcastle takeover collapses due to WTO

mike ashley to pocket £17million if newcastle takeover collapses due to wto
Premier League chiefs are yet to grant approval for the potential takeover of Newcastle United by Amanda Staveley, the Reuben brothers and Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, but Mike Ashley is..
Daily Star - Published

Newcastle takeover UPDATE: Premier League yet to examine £300m bid and there will be NO confirmation this week

Newcastle fans will continue to wait for official confirmation of their club’s £300m takeover after it was revealed the Premier League are yet to examine the bid. A £300million deal to buy the..
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Newcastle takeover: Ally McCoist and Freddie Flintoff urge Magpies to stick with Steve Bruce amid reports of Rafael Benitez return

talkSPORT hosts Ally McCoist and Freddie Flintoff have urged Newcastle to stick with Steve Bruce amid talk of former manager Rafael Benitez returning. A £300million deal to buy the Magpies from..
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Lee Ryder reveals why Mike Ashley's lack of spend at NUFC "should be classed as a positive sign"

The Chronicle journalist Lee Ryder has delivered a promising verdict on Mike Ashley's lack of spending at Newcastle this summer.
Football FanCast - Published

Quiz: Prove your knowledge by naming the Newcastle players just by looking at their careers

Newcastle are on the verge of an exciting era, with reports of a takeover potentially making the richest club in the world by some distance. It could potentially bring an end to some kind of austerity..
Football FanCast - Published

Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group keeps sta...

The businessman thanked staff for operating online sales during the crisis.
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Newcastle hope to rival Premier League's big hitters after takeover

newcastle hope to rival premier league's big hitters after takeover
Saudi investment fund and the billionaire Reuben brothers could buy Magpies from Mike Ashley in £300m deal
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Newcastle takeover: Who is Mohammad Bin Salman? Who is Amanda Staveley? How much money do they have?

Newcastle United look set to finally move on from owner Mike Ashley as their £300million takeover edges closer to completion. The club have an agreement with potential buyer Amanda Staveley who is..
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Newcastle takeover: Where Saudi group will rank on Premier League rich list alongside Man City and Chelsea’s billionaire owners

It appears it won’t be long before Newcastle United have new owners – and they will be incredibly rich ones. Mike Ashley, the Sports Direct retail king, has owned the club for the past 13 years and..
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Newcastle takeover: Edinson Cavani, Kalidou Koulibaly and Nabil Fekir – how Magpies could look with latest transfer targets

The proposed takeover of Newcastle is edging ever closer and a host of superstars from all over Europe continue to be linked with moves to St James’ Park. After 13 years of hurt under Mike Ashley,..
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The five players Newcastle would be mad not to target if takeover goes through

With Amanda Staveley on the brink of brokering a deal for a Saudi-led consortium to buy Newcastle United from Mike Ashley, speculation over their summer priorities has been rife. After years of Premier..
Football FanCast - Published

Rangers new strip supplier Castore dismisses Mike Ashley involvement rumour

rangers new strip supplier castore dismisses mike ashley involvement rumour
The Sports Direct tycoon has no links to Rangers' new commercial partners despite scurrilous online rumours.
Daily Record - Published

Newcastle ‘to target Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha’ if £300m Saudi takeover is completed

Wilfried Zaha will reportedly be a transfer target for Newcastle if their £300million Saudi takeover goes through. The Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), which is led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin..
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Lille’s Boubakary Soumare open to Newcastle switch

Boubakary Soumare of Lille OSC would be open to a move to Newcstle United, according to Newcastle Chronicle. Newcastle are reportedly the subject of takeover discussions between Mike Ashley, the..
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Mike Ashley's fortune plummets again in Rich List

mike ashley's fortune plummets again in rich list
Nottinghamshire's richest people are revealed
Nottingham Post - Published

"Refused" - Lee Ryder makes Mike Ashley claim amid Newcastle takeover

Lee Ryder makes claim about Mike Ashley amidst Newcastle United's prospective takeover.
Football FanCast - Published

Newcastle takeover: Fiancee of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi urges fans to reject Saudi owners in passionate letter

The fiancee of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi has written a letter to Newcastle fans urging them to reject the imminent takeover by the Saudi Arabian state. A £300million deal to buy the Magpies..
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Newcastle takeover plans leading to unrest in Premier League… with TEN clubs concerned about proposed £300m Saudi deal

It is understood there is growing concern in the Premier League over the proposed £300million Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle United. The Magpies are set to be sold by much-disliked owner Mike Ashley..
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"Watch him not sell", "Karma", "Uh oh" - Lots of NUFC fans react over Mike Ashley takeover claim

Newcastle United fans react after the Daily Mail revealed Mike Ashley's frustrations over the takeover of the club.
Football FanCast - Published

Newcastle risk falling into same old Mike Ashley trap with swoop for £20m ace - opinion

Newcastle would be foolish to make a move for current Manchester United loanee Odion Ighalo.
Football FanCast - Published

"Are we getting took over by Mike Ashley again" - Transfer report has many Newcastle fans fuming

Newcastle fans react on social media as Sky Sports claim the club are interested in signing Odion Ighalo if the takeover gets complete.
Football FanCast - Published

Mike Ashley's 13-year ownership of Newcastle finally coming to an end next week

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is finally set to sell the club, with the Saudi Arabian PIF due to take a majority stake in the Premier League side
Daily Star - Published

Koulibaly’s ‘stance’ on Newcastle transfer as prospective new owners eye deal

koulibaly’s ‘stance’ on newcastle transfer as prospective new owners eye deal
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is edging closer to a £300m sale of the club and the prospective new owners have earmarked Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly as a transfer target
Daily Star - Published

JD Sports turns on Mike Ashley as Footasylum deal blocked

Chairman accuses Sports Direct of participating in process for ‘own commercial interests’
FT.com - Published

Quiz: Farewell Ashley? Celebrate by naming how much he paid for these Newcastle players

Newcastle fans wait with bated breath as the planned takeover at St James’ Park nears completion. It’s safe to say that Mike Ashley is unlikely to be missed by many and the long-suffering Toon Army..
Football FanCast - Published

Sheffield United's owner 'risks jail if Blades beat Newcastle' after takeover

sheffield united's owner 'risks jail if blades beat newcastle' after takeover
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is reportedly close to agreeing to sell the club to Saudi Arabian royalty, but the decision could have huge ramifications for Premier League rivals Sheffield United
Daily Star - Published

"If it's not done by": Luke Edwards says Mike Ashley could do this amid Newcastle takeover

The Daily Telegraph journalist Luke Edwards has delivered a major update on Newcastle and Mike Ashley amid the club's potential takeover.
Football FanCast - Published

Rangers and Sports Direct deal ends as club finally get rid of Ashley influence

rangers and sports direct deal ends as club finally get rid of ashley influence
The Ibrox club have been involved in a long running battle with Mike Ashley which has led to series of court dates and legal battles.
Daily Record - Published

Paul Merson warns Newcastle may face struggle if Mauricio Pochettino's appointed

paul merson warns newcastle may face struggle if mauricio pochettino's appointed
Newcastle rate Mauricio Pochettino highly and the former Tottenham manager has been made the No.1 target to replace Steve Bruce once the takeover from Mike Ashley is completed
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‘It’s not looking great’ – Sam Allardyce, sacked by Newcastle in 2008, fears Steve Bruce could suffer similar fate at St James’ Park

Sam Allardyce admits the signs are looking ominous for Steve Bruce at Newcastle, citing his sacking at St James’ Park soon after Mike Ashley bought the club in 2007 as a cause for concern. Ashley,..
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Newcastle takeover to bring changes, with poster boy signing and no Steve Bruce

Newcastle's imminent takeover will finally see Mike Ashley depart and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman take ownership, which will see money and a new manager reinvent the Toon
Daily Star - Published

Steve Bruce left in the dark over Newcastle takeover after Mike Ashley snub

steve bruce left in the dark over newcastle takeover after mike ashley snub
EXCLUSIVE: Newcastle boss Steve Bruce remains in the dark over the imminent takeover of the north east outfit after being snubbed by both Mike Ashley and those involved in the consortium
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Newcastle takeover: Rafael Benitez, Mauricio Pochettino and Kevin Keegan among favourites to replace Steve Bruce as Magpies manager

Steve Bruce is not expected to last much longer as Newcastle boss if/when Mike Ashley finally manages to sell up – and some big-name candidates have emerged for the job. talkSPORT understands a..
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Newcastle target of rival bid from US mogul brokered by convicted fraudster

newcastle target of rival bid from us mogul brokered by convicted fraudster
Newcastle are on the verge of being taken over by a consortium led by Amanda Staveley and bankrolled by Saudi Arabia - but US media mogul Henry Mauriss is ready to pounce if the takeover is rejected..
Daily Star - Published

Newcastle takeover: How the Magpies could look with latest transfer targets, including Kalidou Koulibaly and Edinson Cavani

The proposed takeover of Newcastle is yet to be completed but a host superstars from all over Europe continue to be linked with a move to St James’ Park. After 13 years of hurt under Mike Ashley,..
talkSPORT - Published

Newcastle takeover: Saudi-led consortium could complete purchase off Mike Ashley ‘within the next fortnight’

The Saudi-led purchase of Newcastle off Mike Ashley could reportedly be completed within the next fortnight. A £300million deal to buy the Magpies is in the pipeline, with the Premier League’s..
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Mike Ashley's private jet lands at Luton as he returns amid Newcastle takeover

mike ashley's private jet lands at luton as he returns amid newcastle takeover
Newcastle’s takeover by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund is close and Mike Ashley’s plane has returned to the UK as fans await confirmation of the £300m buyout
Daily Star - Published

Newcastle fan dumps 'sold' sign at St James' Park as £300m Saudi takeover nears

newcastle fan dumps 'sold' sign at st james' park as £300m saudi takeover nears
One Newcastle fan dumped a ‘sold’ sign outside St James’ Park as the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund’s £300m takeover edges nearer, bringing Mike Ashley’s reign to an end
Daily Star - Published

Rob Lee reveals Kevin Keegan once threatened to leave Newcastle at half-time of a match… and left even though Magpies won!

The good news just keeps on coming for Newcastle fans. The latest boost comes in the form of reports claiming ex-player and manager Kevin Keegan could make a return to St James’ Park. Mike Ashley’s..
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Kevin Keegan linked with shock return to Newcastle and Rob Lee lauds Magpies legend for his ‘entertaining’ philosophy

Rob Lee has revealed that Kevin Keegan’s only philosophy as a manager was to ‘entertain the fans’ as reports suggest the former Magpies boss will return to St James’ Park. Mike Ashley is set to..
talkSPORT - Published

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