Premier League given more time to file evidence in Newcastle United takeover case

The Premier League have been given more time to file evidence in a Competition Appeal Tribunal case brought by Newcastle United.

Monday, 5th July 2021, 4:24 pm
Updated Monday, 5th July 2021, 4:25 pm
St James's Park.
St James's Park.

Newcastle’s anti-competition complaint arose from the Premier League s failure to make a timely decision on a proposed £300million takeover last year.

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The claim alleges the Premier League were in infringement of articles 101 and 102 of the Competition Act 1998.

Court papers have revealed that the Premier League has been granted a seven-day extension.

It now has until July 12 to file its evidence.