We take a look at Mike Ashley's most controversial moments as Newcastle United owner. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The 20 most controversial Mike Ashley moments during his 14-year ownership of Newcastle United

Some still can’t quite believe it. Newcastle United, after 14 years, are rid of Mike Ashley.

Saturday, 9th October 2021, 3:07 pm

When billionaire Ashley completed a takeover of the club in 2007, optimism was high. There was a belief he’d take the Magpies to new heights.

But as we all know, his ownership proved to be a the complete opposite. A disaster, to say the least, as fans endured two relegations to the Championship – and a number of shocking decisions.

Here, we take a look at the 20 most controversial Ashley moments after he packed his bags and sold the club to PCP Partners, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia and the Reuben brothers:

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