Consortium Pull Out

Last updated : 04 January 2007 By Footy Mad - Editor

...  broken off talks.

The group requested access to the club's books with a view to making a formal offer, but for whatever reason, will not be making an offer.

A statement to the Stock Exchange: "St. James' Park Group Limited confirms that it is no longer in discussions regarding such possible offer and has no intention of making an offer for Newcastle United PLC at this time."