Newcastle gives its fans the freedom to wear Arab clothes (photos)

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Newcastle Football Club has informed its fans that they can wear Arabic clothing, including head coverings, stressing that it supports the Premier League's initiatives on diversity and inclusion.

Al Arabiya quoted Newcastle Club: "The new owners were affected by the welcome of the local community, following the acquisition of the club two weeks ago," adding, "The fans who celebrated by wearing traditional Arab clothes, including head coverings, were part of this welcome."

He continued: "Those who want to support the club by wearing appropriate, culturally inspired clothing should feel free to do so as they see fit. We include everyone."

The statement concluded: "Newcastle Football Club and its new owners continue to support the Premier League's initiatives on diversity and inclusion, including leaving no room for racism."

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