Newcastle United managing director Lee Charnley (right), pictured with owner Mike Ashley, is under investigation. Photo: AFP
Peter Simpson
Opinion

Opinion

Home and Away by Peter Simpson

Death, taxes and football’s greed the three certainties in life as Premier League clubs investigated

Newcastle’s managing director Lee Charnley is arrested as West Ham also come under microscope

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Newcastle United managing director Lee Charnley (right), pictured with owner Mike Ashley, is under investigation. Photo: AFP
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.