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Tributes have been paid to the former Newcastle United Chief Executive Freddie Fletcher who has died from cancer.
Mr Fletcher, who was 71, helped transform the Magpies during the early 1990's.
Sir John Hall, former Newcastle United Chairman, pays tribute to Freddie Fletcher.
The wife of Newcastle United hero Sir Bobby Robson has paid tribute to Freddie Fletcher. In a statement Lady Elsie reflected the support given to her late husband's charity by the club's former chief executive.
Freddie Fletcher photographed in London in 1999, arriving for a Premier League meeting.
Friends and colleagues of the former Newcastle United chief executive Freddie Fletcher have paid tribute to him following his death yesterday.
The former Newcastle United chief executive, Freddie Fletcher, has died at the age of 71. The man credited for restoring pride to Newcastle United in the 1990s was diagnosed with asbestos-related cancer in January, and died on Monday night.