July 16, 2024

Freddy Shepherd, the former chairman of Newcastle United, has died at the age of 75.
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Shepherd served as chairman from 1997 until 2007.
Alan Shearer was among the first to offer his respects.

Freddy Shepherd, the former chairman of Newcastle United, has died, according to his family. He was 75. He was a crucial element in the St James’ Park club’s growth throughout the 1990s, serving as chairman for ten years beginning in 1997.

Shepherd later sold his stake in the club to Mike Ashley and was recently awarded the freedom of Newcastle together with his brother Bruce. “Freddy Shepherd, former chairman of Newcastle United, Shepherd Offshore Group, andEx-Newcastle United chairman Freddy Shepherd dies - BBC News Triple S Sports & Entertainment Group, sadly passed away peacefully at his home last night,” his family announced

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