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Newcastle Q&A: Manchester United analysis, Mike Ashley's intentions plus Checkatrade Trophy reaction

Life is never dull at Newcastle United - on the pitch or off it.

Rafa Benitez's side were 20 minutes away from claiming their first victory of the season on Saturday, before a late collapse saw them lose 3-2 against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Manchester United v Newcastle.

Manchester United v Newcastle.

Away from the field, Newcastle recently released the minutes from their latest fan forum, which saw a panel of club representatives, including managing director Lee Charnley, answer questions about Mike Ashley's bid to sell up, transfers and Benitez's contract.
In our new weekly feature, our NUFC writer Miles Starforth and Liam Kennedy discuss the hot topics from St James's Park.

The pair held an in-depth discussion and Q&A with fans about all things black and white - watch the video above to see it in full.