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MetiNews.Com - Here is your 4am Newcastle United digest. The Government confirms it won't release Newcastle takeover documents due to fear of being sued The Department for In
Breaking News ! Here is your 4am Newcastle United digest. The Government confirms it won't release Newcastle takeover documents due to fear of being sued The Department for International Trade is refusing to release documents linked to the Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle United for fear it would be sued for breach of confidence. It was back in November when the DIT acknowledged it had correspondence on the takeover discussions between the department and the Saudi government but withheld it under several exemptions - following an appeal from Chronicle Live, those exemptions have been upheld but explained in more detail. The reason give at the time for not releasing the documents were Following the appeal, the DIT went into more detail. Regarding the reason of 'information provided in confidence', they have further said that releasing the information would 'likely result in the UK Government being sued for breach of confidence' and this would 'cost a considerable amount of money/time to defend the case.' Furthermore, the department feels providing the information 'would make it less likely individuals and states' would provide the UK government with confidential information in the future. You can read the full story here. Steve Bruce's son lifts lid on 'dad's problem' at Newcastle United Steve Bruce still has a "good working relationship" with the powers that be at Newcastle United - despite the club's run of poor results. That is the viewpoint of Alex Bruce, who has been by in his father's corner for a host of games this term as an interested observer in the stands. The former Hull City and Ipswich Town defender believes that Allan Saint-Maximin's return to fitness will be key for the under fire Toon boss. Bruce, who is a pundit for the Racing Post, said: "My dad's problem is he is trying to fill the gaps and if you do that it takes away in other areas and you can lose the edge going forward. "But open up like they did against Arsenal and you get done on the counter and that is something my dad is struggling with at the moment. "There will be a difference when Allan Saint-Maximin returns to full fitness. He does offer that attacking threat up front and gets Newcastle up the pitch as well as adding excitement. "My dad can only deal with what he has got. "He has a good working relationship with everyone at the club and I know for a fact he is trying his best. "There have been some bad performances but some good ones as well. He's just got to grind it out." You can read the full story here. Read More Related Articles Read More Related Articles New contract for Newcastle United youngster Lewis Cass Newcastle United youngster Lewis Cass has signed a contract extension at St James' Park.
. The Magpies have been monitoring his progress this term and feel he has a chance and have handed him a deal until 2022. After signing the new deal, Cass said: "I'm delighted. It's everything a local lad dreams of to sign a new contract with Newcastle United. "I'm thankful for the club, staff and players that have helped me get to this position. "Personally, I want to try and get around 35-40 games under my belt (at Hartlepool) which will set me in good stead for next season and hopefully closing the gap on the first-team. "As a homegrown player, my dream is to play in front of 52,000 supporters." Gareth Barry breaks silence on splitting up Lee Bowyer and Kieron Dyer's Newcastle United fight Gareth Barry has revealed what went through his head when he was forced to break up an infamous fight between Newcastle United midfielders Kieron Dyer and Lee Bowyer. In what is considered to be an iconic Premier League moment, the Magpies found themselves 3-0 down to Aston Villa in April 2005 when teammates Dyer and Bowyer came to blows. Both players saw red, with Barry being the one to split them up. Speaking to Birmingham Live, the 39-year-old revealed that the incident had actually been building up for some time. "That's a mad Premier League moment that comes up all the time and it will do forever," he said. "To talk about it from my point of view, I think we were winning the game at the point. "They were arguing while the game was going on for at least 45 seconds to a minute and I'm trying to concentrate on the game whilst listening to these two. "I could feel it getting more and more heated and some of the things they were saying to each other wasn't normal and you could tell it was going to bubble over. "So I'm trying to keep half an eye on the game and half an eye on these two. "All of a sudden they're walking towards each other and I'm thinking they're just gonna have a chat or a push. "But then the punches start getting thrown and luckily I'm close enough by to try and break it up. so yeah I find myself in a lot of pictures over the years breaking that fight up and every time it's spoken about!" Read the full story, here.
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