New date for Newcastle United's anti-competition claim against the Premier League in takeover saga

Newcastle United’s anti-competition claim against the Premier League has a new date.

Monday, 20th September 2021, 11:47 am

Mike Ashley has made a claim under section 47A of the 1988 Competition Act following the Premier League’s failure to make a timely decision on the approval of a proposed £300million takeover last year.

The Premier League made an application in the summer to contest the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s jurisdiction.

And this application will now be heard on September 29.

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This hearing will decide whether the claim can go forward.

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