Friday, 28 June 2013

You Can't Wear That Shirt! ... It's Against The Law!

The Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote WILL wear the club shirt with Wonga on the front for the new season.

Tiote and team-mate Papiss Cisse had been seen as the two players who would adhere to Sharia Law and refuse to wear the payday lenders' logo.

Wonga signed a four-year £24 million deal to replace Virgin Money as Newcastle's main sponsors last year but it will not come into effect until the forthcoming season.

The move led to the club's Muslim players potentially breaking Sharia Law. Under Sharia Law, a Muslim is not allowed to benefit from lending money or receiving money from someone and the Muslim Council of Britain advised the players to consider their position. read more here

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