Peter Beardsley leaves role as Newcastle under-23s coach

Peter Beardsley has left Newcastle, the club have announced.

The 58-year-old former Magpies, Everton and Liverpool striker had been working as under-23s coach and had been investigated over allegations of bullying.

Beardsley issued a strong denial of the allegations through his solicitor and is understood to believe he had done nothing wrong

A statement read: “Newcastle can confirm that Peter Beardsley is no longer employed by the club. We are grateful for the contribution Peter has given over the years as a player, coach and ambassador and we wish him well for the future. The club will make no further comment at this time.”

Newcastle did not clarify whether Beardsley’s departure was linked to the investigation.


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