Tag: Saudi Arabia

BATH, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: In this photo illustration the new £1 pound coin is seen on April 4, 2017 in Bath, England. Currency experts have warned that as the uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues, the value of the British pound, which has remained depressed against the US dollar and the euro since the UK voted to leave in the EU referendum, is likely to fluctuate. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Newcastle United's takeover raises the stakes for Arsenal

Matthew and Stephen join forces to try to get their heads round the implications of the latest (and by far the biggest in financial terms) nation state buying their chunk of the sport we love.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Jonjo Shelvey of Newcastle United gestures during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Brighton & Hove Albion at St. James Park on October 20, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Premier League could stop Newcastle United takeover

The Premier League could stop the proposed Saudi Arabian takeover of Newcastle United due to concerns that their government is helping commercialise illegal streams.