Crystal Palace, Brighton join Spurs, Man Utd protesting Newcastle sale; demand Prem resignations

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Premier League clubs beyond the Big Six are furious with Newcastle United's sale and are demanding the Premier League board RESIGN.

The Sun says while the likes of Tottenham and Manchester United are still seething over the Toon deal, the real anger came from mid-table clubs.

Everton's Bill Kenwright was one of the club chiefs who took part in a meeting held in London.

Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Brighton and West Ham were among the loudest voices demanding answers from the five-strong board.

One club source explained: “It was very heated and there was an awful lot of criticism aimed at the board. They will know this is serious."

The quit call shocked other club bosses, with many believing it was a step too far.

While the clubs recognise there is nothing they can do now, there was serious finger-pointing at Premier League chief executive Richard Masters, chairman Gary Hoffman and their colleagues at a hastily-arranged meeting on Tuesday.

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