At 9am this morning, Newcastle United fans were urged to play their part in our search for answers by writing to their MP with regards to the Premier League’s handling of the latest failed takeover on Tyneside.
Just a few hours on, the NUST-led campaign which has our total support has seen over 2,700 letters be sent to MPs up and down the country – a number that keeps on rising by the minute (send yours here if you haven’t already).
As Emma Lewell-Buck (the Labour MP for South Shields) states below, a letter has now been sent to the Premier League CEO Richard Masters after she received ‘hundreds’ of emails from Newcastle United fans expressing their concern over the League’s handling of this prolonged takeover process:
A brilliant start in our bid to gain transparency and answers from the Premier League after waiting four months for a final decision that never came, with this following on from Newcastle City Council’s show of support last night through Chief Executive Pat Ritchie.
The pressure is mounting and we deserve clarity on an unresolved issue that has not only dominated our thoughts for far too long, but also denied our football club and region of some much needed investment.
To do your bit, please see our 3-point checklist here, highlighting the things we can do as Newcastle United fans to make a difference.