Mike Ashley makes surprise appearance at Selhurst Park as Newcastle fans chant for him to go

Mike Ashley has made a surprise appearance at Selhurst Park.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 22 September, 2018, 16:24
Rafa Benitez arrives at Selhurst Park.

Newcastle United's owner is at the stadium to watch Newcastle United's Premier League game against Crystal Palace, which ended 0-0.

Ashley was photographed in the directors' box sitting alongside managing director Lee Charnley and associates Justin Barnes and Keith Bishop.

Newcastle's 2,900-strong away following chanted against the billionaire, who put the club up for sale 11 months ago.

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United's fans chanted "get out of our club" as Ashley watched the game from the other side of the pitch. A sportsredirect.com banner was also briefly held up.

Ashley had last attended a game in May last year.

And his appearance at Selhurst Park comes as Kevin Keegan's forthcoming autobiography is serialised in a national newspaper.