AshleyOut.com specifically targets the removal of Mike Ashley from Newcastle United, so that we, as a fan base can have a renewed faith in a club that was once respected as a focal point of a region, and most importantly, ours.
However, despite the many examples of mismanagement, and contempt shown towards the spiritual owners of the club, Ashley’s wrong-doings extend to employees and customers alike in other aspects of his business ventures.
In 2015, substantial evidence uncovered the working practices of Ashley’s primary concern – Sports Direct. Channel 4’s documentary “The Secrets of Sports Direct” showed us footage of the working conditions that staff experience. In this documentary, we learned of zero-hour contracts, over-zealous monitoring of staff and their timekeeping and something we, as fans of Newcastle United can relate to – the deceiving of their customers. This didn’t go unnoticed amongst the national media and was discussed in the days that followed.Read More