IT’S a sign of the times, has a hint of double standards about it, and confirms the shallow nature of football with its mislaid moral compass. There’s no shortage of superlatives to describe what Newcastle United could achieve under their new ownership, but equally, there’s no lack of scepticism about the nature of the regime that’s rolling into Tyneside. All said and done, the enthusiasm for the new owners demonstrates football will, if it is convenient, put aside any misgivings about finance or politics if it means the team is successful. In short, 75% of Newcastle fans will forget that Saudi Arabia has one of the worst human rights records in the modern world as long as the club ends half a century of…