Social Zone: Newcastle fans escape the misery of lower mid-table Premier League finishes

Saudi-led takeover warmly welcomed on Tyneside, while Liverpool look back on a great day in their history.

SOCCER: Fourteen years of misery cry the Newcastle United fans, who are obviously blind to what has been going on at Sunderland, not to mention Bury and Macclesfield.

So, rather than indulge Magpies fans further by showing them rejoicing on the streets of the city, here's a picture of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's see-through moat.

SOCCER: Whatever your views on the takeover of Newcastle, I think we can all agree that Laura had led a pretty miserable life if yesterday was her best. And that applies to many of the commenters on her tweet, too. 

SOCCER: Ricardo Pepi is living his best life, however. The 18-year-old netted both USA's goals in their 2-0 win over Jamaica on Thursday evening. Pepi now has three goals and two assists from his opening two international appearances.

SOCCER: Who said the Nations League was a waste of time?

SOCCER: Kerching!

SOCCER: An anniversary worth celebrating in the red half of Liverpool.

BOXING: He may not be much of a boxer but Jake Paul is one hell of a publicist.

ATHLETICS: But do they have carbon plates?

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