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Newcastle United have had an unexpected £1.2m windfall and are being urged to use it to help reduce ticket prices.
The £130m payments to agents is equivalent of £10 of every match ticket bought by fans of Premier League clubs.
Newcastle fans will join those of the other 19 Premier League clubs, as well as fans of at least 10 Championship ones, to protest about away ticket prices.
Newcastle and Sunderland fans arrange meeting pre-derby under the banner of ‘A derby to be proud of’.
A recent survey has revealed that only one of the twenty Premier League clubs is actively against bringing in safe standing.
The latest Newcastle United fans forum has stirred up much debate but what use does it have without credible scrutiny?
The NUFC Fans Forum was brought further into disrepute this week with more embarrassing answers and a permanent ban on NUST.
Obviously the £200,000 will only scratch the surface but it will be interesting to see in which direction Newcastle point the cash.
With the likes of Sunderland putting their name to the campaign, is it about time Newcastle United put their name to it and help bring a better atmosphere to St.James’ Park?
On the weekend that many Manchester City fans refused to pay the £62 to visit Arsenal, Newcastle fans were being charged £45 for Norwich (plus of course the disgraceful £1 a ticket surcharge that NUFC charge their own fans to buy an away ticket).
Has Michael Owen got this right about Fulham and Newcastle United?
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