Llambias resigns from NUFC position

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Newcastle United have this morning announced that Managing Director Derek Llambias has resigned from his position with immediate effect.

The news comes less than 24 hours after Joe Kinnear’s appointment as Director of Football was confirmed by the club.

In a brief statement, Mr 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.”