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Newcastle United fans forced to stop selling Magpie Brand shirts after owner’s threats

by | 1st, September 2015

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Newcastle United have banned  The Magpie Brand from selling its black and white tops. The shirts are a popular alternative to the sell-out Wonga-embossed official kit.

Newcastle’s lawyers threatend The Magpie Brand. Stop selling the shirts or else.

The Magpie Brand realised “there was the possibility of an expensive legal battle which may or may not go our way [and], as a small group of fans with families, mortgages and children, we had no option but to cave in to the bullying tactics employed against us. We simply did not have the money to defend our position.”

More great PR from classy Newcastle.

Chi Onwurah, MP for Newcastle Central, is aghast:

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