Newcastle to paint over Sports Direct stadium logo

Newcastle United has announced that the Sports Direct logo on the St James' Park stadium roof will be painted over from next season.

The Sports Direct logo will be painted over from next season. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

The club said on Twitter: "New club sponsors have chosen to return the Gallowgate roof to its former state, painting over the Sports Direct logo.

"The roof will return to its original grey colour in time for the start of the 2013/14 season."

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