Fans left dissatisfied after Newcastle meeting

Joe Kinnear has promised to meet fans who have voiced concerns over his recent appointment as Newcastle United's Director of Football.

Around 200 supporters held a meeting near St James' Park last night.

Joe Kinnear had been invited, but he did not attend.

Instead a friend of his - Eddie McIntyre - read out a statement on his behalf.

Kinnear said he regretted his recent comments in the media, and hoped to attend a fans meeting in the future.

However, many supporters were left dissatisfied.

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