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Newcastle takeover: Mike Ashley receives boost to Saudi buyout hopes

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has drawn encouragement from the Premier League’s decision not to call for Saudi Arabia to be kept on the American government’s piracy watchlist this year. Ashley remains determined that a £300million Saudi-led takeover of the club should be allowed to proceed and is involved in arbitration...
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Mike Ashley 'confident he will finally be able to sell Newcastle for £300m as he tells Saudi consortium led by Amanda Staveley to be ready to finalise a deal within a month'

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley reportedly believes he will soon be able to finalise the sale of the club for £300million. As reported by The Sun, Ashley has informed the Saudi Arabian consortium, who are led by Amanda Staveley, to be prepared to complete a deal within a month. Ashley has...
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Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley's private jet made 90 flights in the past year to 15 countries - with destinations including Mykonos, the Maldives, Ibiza and Dubai - while WE were all grounded in Britain

A jet owned by Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley made over 90 flights to some of the world’s most desirable holiday destinations as taxpayers forked out tens of millions to pay his shop staff wages. The Newcastle United owner’s Dassault Falcon 7X clocked up 145,000 miles in just 12 months,...
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Newcastle United revive interest in Leicester midfielder Hamza Choudhury... but boss Steve Bruce faces battle to persuade owner Mike Ashley to increase transfer budget

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has rekindled his interest in Leicester City midfielder Hamza Choudhury. Bruce wanted to sign the England U21 international in January but Leicester were unwilling to let him out after Dennis Praet picked up a hamstring injury. Now, with Leicester having lined up the £20million signing...
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Mike Ashley eyes Hugo Boss takeover

Shares in Hugo Boss jumped on Friday amid speculation that billionaire Mike Ashley's Frasers Group will make a swoop for the German fashion house. The stock rose almost 7pc in Frankfurt, valuing the fashion company at €3.2bn (£2.7bn). The rise followed a report by a German publication that the Sports...
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Mike Ashley and ‘dark forces’

In a week when Manchester City and Chelsea exposed Qatar FC and Real Madrid as combustible nearly men and the world’s most expensive but underpowered over-35s team, you might think we’d end it talking about one of the above superpowers. But when Mike Ashley speaks The Fiver can get its job done in half the time, giving us the opportunity to hit the Tin early and wind up barfing into our fireplace in the style of everyone’s favourite “power drinker”. And so it is that Ashley has popped the noggin above his massive pile of naff trainers and Lonsdale tat to bark wildly about “dark forces” in football that have been, wait for it, preventing Newcastle from “becoming the powerhouse that the fans deserve”. Honk indeed! It’s the kind of blather you’d expect to hear from David Icke, Richard Keys or, erm, Ashley.
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Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley files Premier League lawsuit

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has filed a lawsuit against the Premier League and says it's time for "dark forces to step aside" regarding the club's takeover. Ashley claims the Premier League blocked the £300m deal last summer and is seeking damages after the Saudi Arabian-backed deal collapsed. Ashley also claimed...
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Newcastle owner Mike Ashley accuses Premier League of blocking £300m Saudi-led takeover to protect interests of 'certain clubs' and aims to beat 'dark forces' at work after filing lawsuit

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has accused the Premier League of acting in the interests of 'certain clubs' by not approving their Saudi-led takeover, as he stepped up his legal fight to push through the deal and beat the 'dark forces'. Ashley has now filed an anti-competition lawsuit against the Premier...