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Newcastle United £300 million takeover approved

The Premier League will give the green light for Amanda Staveley’s Saudi-backed consortium to take charge of the St James’ Park club — when the transfer of funds are sorted.

Newcastle takeover ‘close’ as EPL fail to block £300 million Saudi deal

Newcastle’s takeover is on the brink of being completed as the Premier League failed to find any reason to block the prospective takeover.
Britain’s Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden is hopeful the Premier League can resume by mid-June despite concerns raised by players and coaches over the need for an extended period of training before matches restart.

Britain eyes mid-June Premier League return

Britain’s Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden is hopeful the Premier League can resume by mid-June despite concerns raised by players and coaches over the need for an extended period of training before matches restart.
Newcastle United ‘have a deal in place’ to sign Joelinton

Mauricio Pochettino tops Newcastle’s four-manager shortlist

Newcastle United’s incoming owners still have Mauricio Pochettino top of their managerial shortlist.
Newcastle United have named former Manchester United captain Steve Bruce as their new manager.

Steve Bruce not expecting Premier League return before end of June

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce does not expect the Premier League season to resume until the end of June despite the Magpies planning to return to training on Tuesday.

Raheem Sterling demands at least a month of training prior to Premier League return

Manchester City star Raheem Sterling believes clubs should be given at least four weeks to train before returning to competitive Premier League action following the coronavirus hiatus.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Another Premier League player tests positive for novel coronavirus

A third first-team player from Brighton & Hove Albion tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, the Premier League club’s chief executive Paul Barber has confirmed.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League threatens clubs over restarting matches

The Premier League said it will send warning to clubs at a meeting on Monday, not to vote against the season restarting at neutral venues, as it could cost them more than relegation.
Aston Villa’s players and first-team coaches and senior management have agreed to defer 25% of their wages for four months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Premier League club said on Saturday.

Premier League ‘nowhere near’ formula to finish season – Aston Villa chief

The Premier League is determined to complete the season stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic but is “nowhere near” finding a formula that would allow it to do so, Aston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow has said.

Newcastle United could sign Philippe Coutinho if Mauricio Pochettino becomes manager

Newcastle United could enhance their prospects of signing Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona, if they appoint Mauricio Pochettino as their new head coach, Mundo Deportivo claims.
Newcastle United ‘have a deal in place’ to sign Joelinton

Saudi-led Newcastle takeover to be completed May 15

The PA news agency understands the Premier League’s owners and directors test is the final hurdle to clear before the £300million deal is complete.
Gareth Bale did not feature for Wales on Wednesday evening

Dimitar Berbatov: Newcastle United could sign Gareth Bale if Mauricio Pochettino is appointed

Manchester United favourite Dimitar Berbatov believes Newcastle United could attract high-profile players such as Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, should Mauricio Pochettino become their next manager.
Gary Neville has likened Sir Alex Ferguson’s approach to recruitment at Manchester United to Pep Guardiola’s methods at Manchester City.

Gary Neville lifts lid on Sir Alex’s three-step transfer approach at Manchester United

Gary Neville has likened Sir Alex Ferguson’s approach to recruitment at Manchester United to Pep Guardiola’s methods at Manchester City.
Newcastle United’s poor start to the season has been blown out of proportion but the best way for the club to stem the “mini crisis” is to start winning games, manager Steve Bruce said on Friday.

Steve Bruce calls for a ‘Festival of Football’

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce has called for there to be a ‘Festival of Football’ when matches are safe to resume in order to finish the 2019/2020 season.

Newcastle ready to go into lockdown as coronavirus spreads

Newcastle are set to go into lockdown following the coronavirus pandemic that has swept across the globe.

Olivier Giroud gets condition to leave Chelsea on transfer deadline day

Olivier Giroud will not be allowed to leave Chelsea unless the club are able to recruit a forward on deadline day, with the Frenchman rejecting Newcastle’s second enquiry.
Newcastle United’s poor start to the season has been blown out of proportion but the best way for the club to stem the “mini crisis” is to start winning games, manager Steve Bruce said on Friday.

Steve Bruce admits Newcastle ‘failed’ in Olivier Giroud approach

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce has revealed that the club “failed” in their attempts to sign Olivier Giroud this month.
Newcastle United ‘have a deal in place’ to sign Joelinton

Newcastle emerge as favourites to sign ex-Sunderland defender

Over the past week, the Magpies have been active in the window, swooping for Nabil Bentaleb and Valentin Lazaro.

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

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Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.