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Newcastle will play their home games at St James' Park once again after payday loans company wonga.com snapped up the naming rights to the stadium

Newcastle will play their home games at St James' Park once again after payday loans company wonga.com snapped up the naming rights to the stadium

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Newcastle United's £24m shirt sponsorship deal with Wonga was engulfed in fresh controversy last night when the club's Muslim players were warned that wearing the new shirts would infringe Sharia law.

Belfast Telegraph