According to an exclusive from the Daily Mail’s Craig Hope, Neil Redfearn has walked out on the club after a ‘furious row’ with a member of his coaching team.
Redfearn has only been in charge of the U-23’s for five months following his summer arrival, however Sportsmail claim he’s all set to quit after failing to travel with the squad in their 3-2 defeat to Aston Villa last night.
Here’s a snippet from the Mail’s ‘exclusive’, revealing how a member of his coaching team (now believed to be his assistant Liam Bramley) made a complaint to Ben Dawson:
Neil Redfearn has walked out on Newcastle United Under-23s amid a fallout with a member of his coaching staff, Sportsmail understands.
We have been told that Redfearn was furious when one of his coaches made a complaint to head of academy coaching Ben Dawson.
We understand Redfearn, 54, and the younger coach had not been seeing eye to eye and Dawson was forced to intervene.
There was a clear-the-air meeting at the end of last week but we are told that failed to find a resolution and tensions remain.
Redfearn was only appointed Under-23s boss in June but he now looks set to quit after not travelling with the squad for Monday night’s game at Aston Villa.
The Sun’s David Coverdale has also weighed in on the story, claiming that it was Redfearn’s assistant Liam Bramley who complained about him to Ben Dawson, suggesting a disagreement regarding his approach:
Results have hardly been inspiring at reserve level since Redfearn came in, with us winning just 4 of our 13 games since the former Leeds coach took over earlier this year.
Nonetheless, this looks set to leave the club looking for their FOURTH U-23s boss in less than two years,
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