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Newcastle United takeover timeline as Competition Appeals Tribunal documents reveal arbitration date

The Newcastle United takeover is a never-ending saga as Mike Ashley battles the Premier League to approve the Amanda Staveley-brokered takeover.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 4:38 pm

It’s been over well over a year since PCP Partners, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia and the Reuben brothers agreed to buy the Magpies for £300million before the EPL refused to approve the deal.

But this takeover speculation started well before the Saudi-bid when Ashley again put the club up for sale in October 2017.

From the first beginnings to the very latest – scroll and click through the pages to see our takeover timeline:

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