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Cultural appreciation: Newcastle say fans CAN wear Arab-style garb in U-turn on tributes to Saudi owners

1 month ago   |   By RT

Premier League club Newcastle United have backtracked after having previously asked fans not to attend matchdays in Arabic or Middle-East-inspired clothes following a $420 million takeover by a Saudi consortium.
The northeast club released a statement on Wednesday where it said it was " kindly asking supporters to refrain from wearing traditional Arabic clothing or Middle East-inspired head coverings at matches if they would not ordinarily wear such attire".
"No-one among the new ownership group was in any way offended by the attire of the fans who chose to celebrate in this way," it...
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Saudi-owned Newcastle backtracks on clothing request to fans

Saudi-owned Newcastle backtracks on clothing request to fans

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

NEWCASTLE, England - Newcastle has backtracked on its request for fans to stop wearing imitation Arab clothing to mark the purchase of the Premier League team by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund.
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