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Newcastle's LGBT+ fan group quits Pride in Football network after takeover fallout

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Newcastle United's LGBT fan group, United with Pride, has quit the Pride in Football network following the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund's £300m takeover of the Magpies.Despite passing the Premier League's club ownership test, the Tyneside club has faced mass criticism for the Saudi-backed takeover due to the nation's current stance on LGBT+ rights.Same-sex relationships is illegal in the Saudi Arabia with punishments for those found committing such acts.Now, in a statement via The Athletic, Pride in Football confirmed United with Pride has decided to leave the network.It reads: "LGBT+ fans groups have faced increasing media attention since the takeover of Newcastle United given the questions raised around human rights. "As we stated.

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