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Newcastle United: Fans are heartbroken with empty seats in 1-1 draw with Wolves

Newcastle United: Fans are heartbroken with empty seats in 1-1 draw with Wolves

Newcastle United are known throughout England for having one of the most loyal fanbases (previously reported by the Chronicle) in the country, but with the club’s ownership still in turmoil, some supporters have had enough. 

Following the commencement of another inevitably long and hard season for the Magpies, one that will more than likely involve another relegation-survival mission for Steve Bruce’s 17th-placed side, some supporters have elected not to renew their attendance in part due to the controversy surrounding Mike Ashley’s ownership.

It’s been no secret that Ashley has been wanting to sell the club for some time, with failed bids from numerous parties seemingly showing no sign of ending – with the latest interested buyer Peter Kenyon reportedly some way off securing ownership.

Now, due to seasons upon seasons in limbo, some Newcastle fans have appeared to start boycotting matches altogether – evident by the swathes of empty seats against Wolves at the weekend, as detailed by Chris Waugh on Twitter.

It appears to be a sad state of affairs, and Magpies supporters reacted with perceived heart-brake over the observation:

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