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Saudi-backed consortium withdraws bid to buy Newcastle United

July 31, 2020 9:27 am

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund withdraws bid to buy English Premier League club Newcastle.

Premier League: Brighton stays, Wolverhampton retake 6th place, Everton beat Sheffield

July 21, 2020 8:27 am

The win moved Wolves back above Tottenham with a one-point advantage ahead of the final day of the league season on Sunday. Wolves must face Chelsea; Tottenham gets Palace, which has lost its last seven games.

Premier League: Liverpool loses 2-1 at Arsenal, ending bid for points record

July 16, 2020 3:44 pm

The title was sealed in record time three weeks ago, with seven games to spare after a three-month pandemic-enforced break in the season. The trophy will be presented to Liverpool players after final home match of the season next Wednesday against Chelsea.

Newcastle United's Saudi takeover is complicated, says Premier League chief

June 30, 2020 5:51 pm

A group with an expected 80% investment from the Saudi sovereign wealth fund PIF, had made a reported 300 million pound bid to buy Newcastle United from British businessman Mike Ashley in April.

Premier League facing issue of two Saudi owned clubs

May 23, 2020 8:09 am

The question the league must determine is whether Sheffield United, owned by the Saudi Crown Prince's cousin, would be at risk of coming under the influence of Newcastle’s potential majority owners.

Steve Bruce 'in the dark' over proposed Newcastle takeover

May 21, 2020 9:23 pm

Former Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez, who took Liverpool to Champions League glory, and ex-Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino are seen as contenders for the job if a deal goes through.

'Saudis bidding for Newcastle United are stealing football': La Liga's Javier Tebas

May 08, 2020 2:56 pm

The Saudi Public Investment Fund is pursuing an 80% stake in Newcastle United in a £300 million takeover alongside the wealthy British-based Reuben brothers and financier Amanda Staveley.

Saudi plans for Newcastle United may not be on scale of Manchester City transformation

May 04, 2020 3:36 pm

The proposed takeover is now being reviewed as part of the Premier League’s “owners’ and directors’ test”, which was previously known as the ‘fit and proper person’s test’.

Newcastle United urged to reject 'immoral' Saudi-backed £300million takeover bid

April 21, 2020 11:11 pm

If the takeover goes through, Newcastle United will have the richest owners in England as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Public Investment Fund (PIF) have assets of more than £260 billion.

Newcastle takeover link puts spotlight on Saudi human rights

April 16, 2020 2:10 am

This 300 million-pound takeover proposal is reported to be largely funded by Saudi Arabia''s Public Investment Fund, a sovereign wealth fund that is overseen by the country''s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.