Amanda Staveley set to leave Newcastle United: Who is buying her shares and what does it mean for the club?

Amanda Staveley's PCP Capital Partners were part of the consortium looking to buy Newcastle
Amanda Staveley has been on the Newcastle United board since 2021

Amanda Staveley and her husband and business partner Mehrdad Ghodoussi are leaving Newcastle United, according to reports.

The financier, who also played an influential part in putting together the deal that saw Manchester City sold to Sheikh Mansour in 2008, has been on the Newcastle United board alongside Ghodoussi since 2021, when the club was taken over by Saudi investors.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.