Archive for tag: Malcolm Dix.

NUFC Fans United – the way forward?

September 6th, 2011 | 27 Comments |

Bring back the scarves.
Unwavering support.
Yesterday evening I attended a fan meeting at The Irish Bar. It was a bit weird being in the Irish with 20-20 vision but once I got used to sobriety, we began discussing the items on the agenda.

In that meeting were some of the online elite of Newcastle United fan reporters. Malcolm Dix, shiteseats, Newcastle United Mad, MAOC, Steve Wraith and various other supporter groups. Myself, naturally, being the guest of honour.

Joking aside, the meeting in total lasted around 3 hours or so and we discussed a good few things and especially regarding the supporters group, the club, campaigns and various other things.

This article is primarily to bring awareness to certain fans. My notes are actually subjects for articles and I feel I’d be doing some of them a disservice given the weight of some of the points that were made. (more…)

Dix expects no bedsheets at Reading game.

August 13th, 2009 | 5 Comments |

Dix - Nee politics at Reading game.
Dix - Nee politics at Reading game.
Newcastle United’s honourary Vice-President, Malcolm Dix, says he does not expect fans to wash their dirty linen in public during our home clash against Reading on Saturday evening. Speaking to Tyneside rag, the Chronic, he said:

“For 90 minutes I think the fans will divorce the politics from the club and get behind the 11 players who are picked for the Reading game.

“This club is ultimately about what happens on the pitch.

“I think there was a good team spirit displayed at West Brom and it’s a start we can build on against Reading.

“If Newcastle can win well it can lay the foundations for a good season, one we all hope that we can return to the Premier League in.

“The game is also in front of the TV cameras and judging our crowd over the years, it’s usually the sort of occasion in which the fans get right behind the lads.”

Dix, an accountant who was an important part of the John Hall Politburo at Saint James’s Park in the ‘nineties added: (more…)

Dix urges Ashley to offer Shearer “rolling” contract.

June 13th, 2009 | 87 Comments |

Malcolm Dix.
Malcolm Dix: Honorary vice president of NUFC
Newcastle United honorary vice-President, Malcolm Dix, has urged Mike Ashley to offer Alan Shearer a rolling contract as pre-season training approaches.

Dix, the founder member of the “Magpie” group which brought Sir John Hall to the helm at St James’s back in 1992 said yesterday:

“I have spoken to someone at the club and made the suggestion that Alan Shearer be offered a rolling contract, and that message is being passed on to Mike Ashley and Derek Llambias,” adding, “It would help Alan and help the club. (more…)