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Newcastle fans rage at Mike Ashley as they claim under-fire owner has taken £7MILLION from season-ticket holders for matches they can't attend Newcastle supporters must splash out £14.95 to watch clas Controversial pay-per-view plan is kick in the teeth for already put-upon fans  More than 18,000 are still being charged season tickets for this season   Supporters Trust say they are only ones charged for games they cannot go to

By Will Griffee For Mailonline

Published: 06:34 BST, 16 October 2020 | Updated: 07:22 BST, 16 October 2020

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Newcastle fans are seething with Mike Ashley as they claim the club has made £7million from season ticket holders since March, despite games being behind closed doors.

To make matters worse, the controversial pay-per-view scheme means that Magpies supporters will have to pay £14.95 to watch games not already on subscription services, starting with the clash this weekend.

Newcastle Supporters Trust put out a statement, reading: 'Over 18,000 fans are still being charged monthly direct debit payments for season 20-21 and have been since March.

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has been criticised for charging season ticket holders

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has been criticised for charging season ticket holders

Supporters have not been allowed to watch their team play live in the stadium since March

Supporters have not been allowed to watch their team play live in the stadium since March

'Over £1m per month flows out of North East fan households into

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