Mike Ashley is NOT holding Newcastle United back - ex-Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce

Former Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce has revealed he does not believe want-away Mike Ashley is holding rivals Newcastle United back.

Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 11:27 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 11:40 am
Mike Ashley

Ahead of his Everton side's trip to St James's Park tomorrow, he praised Ashley's honesty, despite the fact he got sacked by the Sports Direct tycoon in 2008.

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