There has been more unwelcome headlines for Newcastle United after its midfielder Cheick Tiote appeared in court today charged with fraud and a string of other driving related offences.
The club paid millions for the Ivory Coast international's services, but he could potentially face prison if he's found guilty.
You can watch the full report from Gregg Easteal below.
More top news
Stammering affects around 700,000 people in the UK
North east festivalgoers have been enjoying live music at Hardwick Hall this weekend, as part of popular music event Hardwick Live.
Olympic and Paralympic athletes have been taking part in park runs across the country today to encourage the nation to get active.