The Newcastle United Supporters Group, which says the club is selling the lease for land near the stadium, insists it wants to speak to any developers. A spokesman, Michael Martin, believes losing the plot, near the gallowgate end of the stadium, could restrict future expansion of the ground.
A fan group, Newcastle United Supporters Trust, says it's concerned about apparent club plans to sell the lease for a plot of land beside St James' Park. It claims development on the area, near the gallowgate end of the stadium, would restrict the future potential to expand the ground.
The latest Home Office figures shows that more Newcastle United fans were arrested during the 2012-2013 season than fans of any other premier league club.
175 fans were atrrested during the season, 114 of these for violent disorder.
More than 100 of these arrests took place after Newcastle's 3-0 defeat at home to arch rivals Sunderland in April.
Newcastle United fans top the table for arrests at matches during the 2012-2013 season, according to figures published by the Home Office.
175 Newcastle fans were arrested for various offences, the majority being violent disorder.