In the new Regional Review feature in the Pitch to Post Review podcast, Sky Sports News’ north-east reporter Keith Downie talks all things Newcastle, including the takeover, supporter happiness with Steve Bruce, and Allan Saint-Maximin’s new deal

Regional Review: Newcastle takeover still has legs and why points don't tally with feeling

Keith Downie tells the new Regional Review section of the Pitch to Post Review podcast the Newcastle takeover story still has legs as Mike Ashley prepares to take on the Premier League.

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Newcastle have criticised the Premier League after it officially rejected Amanda Staveley’s Saudi-backed takeover of the club, and Ashley is also understood to be extremely frustrated at the process, having attempted to resurrect talks over a potential sale.

Newcastle have instructed lawyers in their dispute with the Premier League, and Downie insists the story will run for a while.

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