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Newcastle's season of hell

Kevin Keegan


Newcastle make a solid enough start to the season, opening up with a 1-1 draw with Premier League champions Manchester United at Old Trafford and following up with a 1-0 defeat of Bolton.

However, rumours begin to circulate about Keegan's imminent departure from the club before his side's 3-0 defeat to Arsenal, and on 4 September, the 'Messiah' resigns as manager for a second time.

Keegan cites interference in transfer matters, and the fans turn their fire on owner Mike Ashley and director of football Dennis Wise.


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