Thursday 22 February 2018

Frustrated Newcastle supporters planning mass second-half walkout

Newcastle United fans are planning to stage a mass walkout during this weekend's Cardiff City game in protest of the way the club is being run.

Alan Pardew has come under increasing pressure after losing six successive matches and conceding 17 goals. They have found the net just twice during the miserable run.

Now supporters are planning on taking action by exiting midway through the second half against the Welsh club this weekend to leave owner Mike Ashley in no doubt over their feelings.

A statement from the Newcastle United Supporters' Trust have claimed that supporters are "angry and frustrated" about the state of the affairs at the club

“As fans we have deep concerns at the direction Newcastle United is heading in, both on and off the pitch.” a press release from the Newcastle United Supporters Trust  read.

“The vast majority of supporters are angry and frustrated but are divided as to what, if anything, can be done to positively influence Mike Ashley and those who run the football club on his behalf."

The 69th minute has been chosen, due to its significance of when the club last won a trophy - the 1969 Inter City Fairs Cup.

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