Former NUFC Chief Executive, Freddie Fletcher has died

Freddie Fletcher
1999: Freddie Fletcher, Former Chief Executive of Newcastle United Football Club. Credit: Tom Honan/EMPICS Sport

Freddie Fletcher photographed in London in 1999, arriving for a Premier League meeting.

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Former NUFC Chief Exec dies

The former Newcastle United chief executive, Freddie Fletcher, has died aged 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.