The disdain between Newcastle supporters and owner Mike Ashley is well-known and documented, and the club have only added more fuel to the fire in recent days.
Hundreds of stakeholders, including representatives from Newcastle United, other @premierleague clubs and law enforcement authorities, gathered at the annual Football Against Fakes anti-counterfeiting conference yesterday. #NUFC https://t.co/Tf0zilp74Z
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) September 5, 2019
The club announced it had representatives at the Football Against Fakes anti-counterfeiting conference this week, and as you would expect, some of Newcastle fans took this opportunity to call out the club on social media, largely for having a ‘fake owner’.
Here is what some Newcastle fans had to say on Twitter…
Ironic considering Mikey is a fake counterfeit human.
— Steven Halford (@StevenHalford1) September 5, 2019
Did they advise you on the 5 fake takeovers you have banded about in the last 12 years. #biggestfraudsgoing
— LeeTheMag (@LeeTheMag) September 5, 2019
Any chance of them sorting out our fraud of an owner?
— Daryn (@DeeCeeGee89) September 5, 2019
Shame we’ve got a fake owner them. AntiAshley conference would be better. You ‘ll need fake fans soon as the stadium is getting emptier by the week.
— StanEast (@StanEast69) September 5, 2019
Quite rich coming from a club who’s owner faked a possible takeover
— Caitlin Morris (@C8linMorris) September 5, 2019
When you say football against fakes does this mean Mike Ashley? #AshleyOut
— Arron Gallagher (@_arrongallagher) September 5, 2019
Surly they sussed Ashley out then ?
— Eric saddler (@ericsaddler2) September 5, 2019
Sorry but you’re not getting another penny from me while the Ashley is still there.
— Oscar Martinez (@Oscar_AshleyOut) September 5, 2019
Ashley was heavily criticised over the summer for his treatment of former manager Rafa Benitez, who left the club following the expiration of his contract
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