Sports Direct signs removed from Newcastle football ground

St James' Park
Many Newcastle fans opposed the renaming of St James' Park in 2011 Credit: PA

Work began on Monday to remove Sport Direct sponsorship signs from Newcastle United's St James' Park ground.

The stadium was controversially renamed the Sports Direct Arena last year, but it will revert to its original name following the club's new sponsorship deal with Wonga.com.

Follow the story on the ITV Tyne Tees News site.

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