Sports Direct loses competition ruling against Newcastle United

 (Stu Forster/Getty Images)
(Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Sports Direct, the retail chain controlled by former Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley, has failed in its attempt to convince a UK competition tribunal that the club should be obliged to distribute next season’s replica kit through Ashley’s outlets.

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