Newcastle charged after U-18’s shirt’s display betting advertisement

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Newcastle United have been charged over the club’s under-18 side wearing kits bearing the logo of a betting company.

A club statement said: “Newcastle United have been charged for their Under-18s team wearing football shirts bearing the logo of a betting company, in breach of the FA’s kit and advertising regulations.

“The club have until 6pm on 27 March 2018 to respond to the charge.”

Newcastle announced last summer that they had signed a three-year deal with Far Eastern gaming company Fun88 to become their primary partner.