Newcastle United fans have responded in droves and in a creative fashion to the news of Sports Direct’s tax bill of over £600m.
There is sure to be some other revelations that leak out as financial gurus go through the recently released annual results. Monday morning will also be a bad day for Sports Direct shares.
While some Newcastle fans are worried about how this will affect the running of NUFC, many have just responded with some comedic jabs at the owner.
Here are some of the funnier ones that have been tweeted.
— Daz (@TheGlenLoyal) July 26, 2019
Belgium serving Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct with a tax bill of over £600m.
— NUFC 360 (@NUFC360) July 26, 2019
— carl richardson (@Carl_TftG) July 26, 2019
— Lewis Reed (@LewisHSReed_94) July 26, 2019
— Shaun Pearce (@shaunpearce89) July 26, 2019
Btw #NUFC fans – If Ashley is found guilty of tax evasion charges, he would fall foul of the current directors and owners test (as I understand it). Meaning he would have to sell the club.
— Kev Lawson (@Edit_Kev) July 26, 2019
— Gazza (@Gazonca) July 26, 2019
— ? ? ? (@Van_Damme_Moran) July 26, 2019
— Liam (@Liamashford9) July 26, 2019
£605m tax bill for Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct by Belgian authorities…
— Sonny Brar (@sonny_brar) July 26, 2019
— DAVEY WENDT (@DANGERUS_DAVEY) July 26, 2019
— Drunken Gamer ? (@DrunkenGamer69) July 26, 2019