Writing on his blog for the first time since joining Dalian, Benitez highlighted the warm welcome he had received at the club, in contrast with the hard relationship he endured with Newcastle owner Ashley and his management team.
Incredibly, on their shortlist to replace Benitez was Allardyce, who has to date managed seven Premier League clubs - most recently Everton - and never suffered the ignominy of relegation, but the approach befuddled the one-time England manager, who politely declined.
With the former Sunderland boss looking keen, Newcastle are confident of convincing him to move to the club this summer.
The former Bolton Wanderers, West Ham and England manager spent eight unhappy months in charge of Newcastle before a parting of ways in January 2008.
"I was very flattered that I was considered but it's that thing, don't go back", he revealed.
"I never got to talk to Mike (Ashley, owner of the club)". My agent contacted me, I had a think about it and a quick look at the situation and thanked them very much but (it's) not for me.
National : Gourcuff a été approché par un club
Mais contrairement à ce l'on pouvait penser, son objectif n'était pas de rebondir au sein d'une autre formation. Comme son père Christian, qui a récemment laissé entendre qu'il pourrait quant à lui arrêter d'entraîner.
It is reported in The Star that the Newcastle born manager (58), will be offered a Premier League salary along with a £60m war-chest in order to try and build a squad capable of being competitive in The Premier League next season.
"I thought it'd be better to make a quick decision for everyone".
Newcastle United are set to appoint Steve Bruce as manager and are hoping he will be able to join up with the team on their pre-season tour of China.
The report says that the Wednesday contract he signed in February contains a hefty compensation clause and the club are ready to play hardball over letting Bruce leave.
But the 58-year-old wants the job and feels he can not resist the lure of the challenge on Tyneside.
In 68 games this past season, Jones averaged 6.9 points and 4.8 assists per game while shooting 41.5 percent from the field. Jones grew up in Apple Valley, Minn., and won a state title with Apple Valley High School in 2013.
Due to the product on hold, some CannTrust customers and patients will experience temporary product shortages. Jefferies analyst Ryan Tomkins said the company had been disappointing in terms of its execution.
Participants, who were on average 42 years old, filled out at least two questionnaires and were followed over a nine-year period. Sugary drinks have increased in popularity all around the world and these drinks have already been linked to obesity.
Et François Lambert n'a pas caché son soulagement: "C'est ce qu'on attendait depuis des années, on était prêts depuis des années". Selon eux, " cette faute ignoble ébranle les fondements de notre droit et de notre civilisation " et " rejaillit sur nous tous ".
AT&T says it identifies fraud and spam calls "through data analytics and network blocking, as well as reports from customers". Verizon's Call Filter service must also be activated before users can find out if a call is likely coming from a spammer.
But not everyone is convinced, with activists asserting that Lam did not go far enough to address public demands, and that the bill is still technically in motion within Hong Kong's legislative procedure.
Lennon was pleased with what his side are taking into the second leg but insists the tie is not over. Ryan Christie fires a shot at goal.
Irish comedian Brendan Grace dies aged 68
Brendan O'Carroll, the creator and star of the comedy show Mrs Brown's Boys, was among those who paid tribute to him on Twitter. Brendan owned the Brendan Grace Pub which was located on Main Street for several years, before closing for business in 2011.
7-foot-6 Tacko Fall is an NBA Summer League sensation
The Celtics made SIX selections in 2016: Jaylen Brown , Yabusele, Ante Zizic, Demetrius Jackson, Ben Bentil and Abdel Nader. The Boston Celtics waived one fan favorite which could lead to an opportunity for their latest fan favorite.
Rangers signing now expected in the coming days
According to Goal , the Swedish global will sign a three-year deal at the club once Rangers and the Serie A outfit agree to a fee. But Helander fell out of favour earlier this year, only featuring three times since January.
Lata Mangeshkar bats for MS Dhoni
Soon, fans started fearing that they might have seen the last of Dhoni as he could announce his retirement in the coming future. Legendary singer, the lady who has been called India's "nightingale" Lata Mangeshkar has requested Dhoni not to quite the game.
Trump Administration Brings Attention to Kidney Health
DCI clinics offer in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and support to hospital programs around the U.S. In order to tackle that problem, the administration wants to ease financial challenges for living donors.