Kick It Out is planning urgent talks with Newcastle to ask the club to discourage fans from wearing mock headdresses following the Saudi-backed consortium’s takeover.
A large number of supporters wore tea towels and other head coverings to Sunday’s game against Tottenham at St James’ Park – the club’s first since the new owners took charge.
The fans’ actions are seen as a misguided show of support to Newcastle’s new owners.
Kick It Out is keen to offer education workshops to fans in the north east to explain why this could be considered stereotypical and culturally offensive.
More to follow…
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