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.
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