Tributes to Freddie Fletcher

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.

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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.