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What is a club, in any case?

On the hill from which St. James Park dominates the Newcastle skyline, a statue of the late Sir Bobby Robson gazes towards the Tyne. He remains a man spoken about…

State-owned football: an SOS for Europe?

Two of European football’s top sides have in recent years been essentially bankrolled to success by nation-states. The Qatari Investment Authority have owned French giant Paris Saint Germain since 2011,…

Ashley’s desire to sell leads to excitement for Newcastle

Mike Ashley, businessman and current owner of Newcastle United Football Club, has announced his intentions to sell the club after ten years of ownership. Ashley has been the sole owner…