Tag: Newcastle United

Callum Wilson scored the first goal of the new Saudi era at Newcastle. The Magpies opened the scoring after just two minutes against Tottenham but ended up losing the game 3-2, as they sit in the relegation zone. (Image: Twitter/NUFC)

Newcastle United: New Owners Ready to Spend $275 Million on Transfers

Newcastle United lost their first game under new ownership, 2-3 at St. James’ Park against Tottenham on Sunday. Fans welcomed the club’s new bosses with huge cheers, as the Saudi-backed hierarchy now looks into a total reshaping of the club. According to The Telegraph, as much as $275 million could […]

The heir apparent to the Saudi throne, 34-year-old Mohammed bin Salman is the financial engine behind the Newcastle United sale. (Image: AP)

Amnesty International Pushes EPL to Block £300M Newcastle Sale

Amnesty International entered the Newcastle United takeover saga this week, writing a letter to the Premier League raising concerns about Saudi Arabia’s human rights record. The letter followed reports that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley’s £300 million sale of the club to a Saudi-backed syndicate involving Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman […]