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Newcastle co-owners ‘to go away’ three years after takeover

Newcastle United co-owners Amanda Staveley and Mehrdad Ghodoussi are to promote their shares within the membership and depart St James’ Park, a report has revealed.

Staveley performed a vital position within the Saudi Public Funding Fund’s takeover in 2021, 4 years after she fronted her personal bid to purchase Newcastle from former proprietor Mike Ashley.

She took a ten% share in Newcastle as a part of her position within the takeover, though that stake lowered to six% earlier this yr, and The Athletic have now revealed that Staveley is about to go away alongside enterprise associate and husband Ghodoussi.

Throughout their time at Newcastle, Staveley and Ghodoussi performed a public position within the Magpies’ enterprise. The duo have been distinguished figures within the Amazon docu-series We Are Newcastle United and are believed to have helped seal a variety of high-profile transfers, together with the arrivals of Bruno Guimaraes and Kieran Trippier.

Nonetheless, following the arrivals of Darren Eales as chief government and Paul Mitchell as sporting director, all events have determined that it’s time for Staveley and Ghodoussi to depart.

Amanda Staveley, Mehrdad Ghodoussi

Ghodoussi & Staveley will promote their shares / Stu Forster/GettyImages

Alongside her impression on the lads’s workforce, Staveley additionally performed a pivotal position within the growth of the ladies’s setup.

Newcastle United Girls have been formally introduced into the membership sphere in 2022 and have since been promoted to the Girls’s Championship, having turned skilled final season, with Staveley identified to have labored arduous to assist the workforce develop.

Following her eventual departure from Newcastle, Staveley is predicted to proceed her work with PIF and stay in soccer.



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