UK TV: ITV FIRES FORMER FOOTBALLER / PUNDIT OVER WORLD CUP TICKETS

Former footballer turned pundit Robbie Earle

 

Via Digital Spy 

ITV has fired pundit Robbie Earle over the distribution of his family and friends World Cup tickets. 

Following an investigation by the broadcaster, the former footballer – who has worked with ITV1 since 2001 – was found to have passed his ticket allocation to a third party. His actions breached governing body FIFA’s regulations. 

In a statement, the channel said: “Immediate investigations indicated that a block of ITV tickets would appear to have been used for unauthorised purposes during the Holland v Denmark match. Continue Reading…. 

Oh the shame! 

Why Robbie Why??? 

And the man had a decent gig going on over at ITV. 

What a waste. 

Instead of passing his tickets on to friends/family Robbie allegedly gave his free tickets to these ladies (the third-party) below. 

 

Click HERE to read more… 

*shaking my head* 

Oh Robbie…..

7 replies »

  1. i guess what he did is really serious over there. Because it is common pratice here in the USA… to give tickets to your friends and family. Too bad he lost a good gigs…. Good gigs are hard to fine….. and you know the rest…

  2. They gave him the tickets to give to his friends and family. But he went and gave them to a third party (a marketing company and probably received payment), who then sent people out there to advertise their brand of beer (I think) at the game. That’s a no no.

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