Tag Archives: Sport

Newcastle fans angry with club for not halting season-ticket payments

By | 25th March 2020

Club accused of failing to offer support at difficult timeAffected fans understood to be on special cheaper dealsNewcastle fans have accused the club of a lack of flexibility over season-ticket payments for next season.Toon for Change and the Newcastle…


Bournemouth 2-2 Chelsea, West Ham 3-1 Southampton and more – as it happened

By | 29th February 2020

West Ham claimed three precious points in their battle against relegation, while Marcos Alonso scrambled a draw for Chelsea on the south coast 5.28pm GMT And that, my Clockwatch cronies, is that. Thanks for staying with this goalfest, and by way of rew…

Oxford 2-3 Newcastle (aet): FA Cup fourth-round replay – as it happened

By | 4th February 2020

A piece of individual magic from Allan Saint-Maximin late in extra time settled a pulsating match at the Kassam StadiumRead Ed Aarons’ match report from the Kassam Stadium 10.59pm GMT A superb individual goal from Allan Saint-Maximin helped Newcastle e…

TV piracy hits Saudi Newcastle takeover – not the beheadings and crucifixions then? | Marina Hyde

By | 29th January 2020

Newcastle United fans might not like Mike Ashley much but some things that go on in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia are a little bit more sinisterNews that Saudi Arabia may have their eye on acquiring Mike Ashley’s Newcastle United feels as inevitable now …

Saudi £340m takeover of Newcastle ‘90% certain’ but leaks threaten deal

By | 26th January 2020

• Shell company created by Amanda Staveley to facilitate deal• All involved parties admit leak has placed transaction in doubtA shell company has been registered to facilitate the potential £340m takeover of Newcastle by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth…

Newcastle schooled by Oxford but Karl Darlow’s heroics make it academic

All the pre-match talk revolved around takeovers and the mooted prospect of Newcastle becoming a golden pawn in a Saudi Arabian geopolitical soft-power grab.Yet once 3pm arrived Steve Bruce’s players swiftly found themselves transformed into the playth…

Newcastle United decline to comment on reported Saudi Arabia takeover talks

By | 25th January 2020

• Wall Street Journal reports ongoing talks over £340m takeover• Owner Mike Ashley is seeking to sell Premier League clubNewcastle United have declined to comment on a report in the Wall Street Journal (£) that Mike Ashley is in talks with Saudi Arabia…