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Newcastle United: Fans fume following report

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Supporters of Newcastle United have been slating the club’s owner Mike Ashley and the Premier League after a report emerged on social media.

On Friday, The Chronicle shared an article to Twitter which revealed that a number of non-playing staff at St. James’ Park are set to be made redundant.

As stated in The Chronicle’s report, Sodexo, the company which runs the services at the Toon’s stadium, are set to cut around 30 of 56 staff members.

This is due to the financial implications of the current viral outbreak.

While this is a decision being made by Sodexo, many Newcastle supporters took aim at the club’s owner when the report was shared to Twitter.

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Starting with an easy one, against which club did Shelvey make his Newcastle debut?

As stated in Chronicle Live’s report, chefs, porters, bar staff and receptionists are among some of the roles which are set to be restructured by Sodexo.

Do you believe the delayed decision over the takeover has anything to do with the redundancies?

Yes, it could be possible

Yes, it could be possible

No, they're separate

No, they're separate

A planned takeover of the club by Amanda Staveley, backed by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), has been dragging on since January and the final say on the takeover has been with the Premier League since April.

So, despite the decision being taken by Sodexo, other supporters have laid the blame at the door of the Premier League.

While the blame is being pointed in different directions, it is clear to see that supporters are furious over the fact that some people who work at St. James’ Park will be made redundant.

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