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Llambias Resigns From Post At Newcastle

Wed 19th Jun 2013 | Football Club Management

Newcastle United’s Managing Director, Derek Llambias has resigned from his postion at the club.

A statement released this morning, announced his departure would take immediate effect.  

“The Club can announce that Managing Director, Derek Llambias, has resigned from his position with immediate effect.”

Llambias’ departure follows the appointment of Joe Kinnear, who signed a three year deal to become the club’s Director of Football on Monday.

Kinnear’s appointment came as a surprise and was not widely welcomed on Tyneside.

In the statement announcing his departure Llambias, said "I have had an incredible journey during my five years at the club, including some challenging times.

“I will reflect with great fondness on my time in the North East and, in me, Newcastle United have a lifelong supporter.

"I want to thank the staff for their hard work, our fans for their support of the club, and wish them all well for the future."

image: nufc.co.uk

Posted by: Aaron Gourley

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