Re: 2012-13 English Premier League Thread
Tribal patterns. What were they thinking? Unfortunately it's a 3rd kit so won't get much use.
"Newcastle will play twice in three days at the start of the season after both UEFA and police refused pleas to reschedule games.
Alan Pardew's men face a televised Premier League trip to Chelsea on Saturday, 25 August - less than 48 hours after they play the first leg of their Europa League qualifier on Thursday, 23 August.
A statement from the club says: "Prior to the TV selections being made and in accordance with normal procedure, the club made an application to move the Chelsea game to Sunday, 26 August.
"Unfortunately, the Metropolitan Police refused this request on the basis of other scheduled activities in and around London at this time."
London conspiracy! Roman's bought them off.