Joelinton foiled by the flag as Oxford United hold Newcastle for a replay

25 January 2020 17:13
All the pre-match talk revolved around takeovers and the mooted prospect of Newcastle potentially becoming a golden hand-cuffed pawn in a geopolitical soft-power grab on the part of Saudi Arabia.Once 3pm arrived and the football kicked off, Steve Bruce’s players swiftly found themselves reduced to becoming the playthings of third-tier Oxford as Karl Robinson’s well organised and highly motivated team barely permitted them a sniff of goal. Related: Newcastle United decline to comment on reported Saudi Arabia takeover talks Related: Coventry secure draw at home to landlords and away side Birmingham Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian