Irving to see Newcastle role expand

John Irving's role at Newcastle United is set to expand after Derek Llambias' resignation.

John Irving's role at Newcastle United is set to expand after Derek Llambias' resignation.

The Evening Chronicle says his exit has left a void in the boardroom. but it is set to be filled by a combination of Tyneside native Irving and current football secretary Lee Charnley.

There has also been a suggestion owner Mike Ashley would opt to bring in a chief executive.

Irving, though, is still thought to become a more prominent figure upstairs.

Have your say