According to BBC
Former Newcastle manager Alan Pardew left midway through the campaign, citing pressure from the supporters as a reason to seek greener pastures. Fans felt he was partly the reason for their inconsistency in the league, but his departure has seen Newcastle lose six consecutive games under interim boss John Carver.
With the Magpies ending the campaign poorly, and with no money having been spent in the most recent transfer window, fans have had enough. Mike Ashley has been the sources of protests for some time, but United are suffering relegation form in the Premier League that Carver has even admitted now has the club looking over their shoulder.
Supporters recently took part in a boycott last weekend against Tottenham Hotspur, and the fan-run website – ashleyout – has given their plans for a peaceful protest, while revealing their desire for fans to produce another large-scale boycott.
“The boycott for the Spurs game was only the start. We have seen a vast increase of awareness for Mike Ashley’s failed ownership of Newcastle United in the local and national media and amongst fans who were previously resigned to apathy. These fans have now hopefully found a vehicle to express their profound dissatisfaction with the situation the club finds itself in, which is essentially one of a proud sporting institution transformed into a giant advertising vehicle,” they said.
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