Football

TELL US SOMETHING NEW SOL – FORMER FOOTBALLER SOL CAMPBELL CALLS FA ‘INSTITUTIONALLY RACIST’

Former footballer Sol Campbell has claimed in his new autobiography that the FA (Football Association) is “institutionally racist”. In an extract from the book Sol says: “I believe if I was white I would’ve been England captain for more than 10 years. It’s as simple as that. I think the FA wished I was white. I had the credibility, performance-wise, to be captain. I was consistently in the heart of the defence and I was a club captain early on my career. “I don’t []

AGENT DEFENDS FOOTBALLER WHO CLAIMS TO BE 17 YEARS OLD BUT IS ALLEGEDLY 41

Apologies for the late posting of this bizarre story. Football giant Lazio has threatened legal action against a Senegalese website which has claimed 17 year old player Joseph Marie Minala is actually 41 years old. The club said in a statement: ‘Lazio denounce this latest attempt from hostile figures to throw a sinister light on this club. We reserve the right to take action against those responsible for the protection of the good name of the company and the footballer.’ Minala’s agent Diego Tavano told []

UK NEWS: FOOTBALLER JERMAINE PENNANT ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY PUNCHING WOMAN IN THE FACE

Via The Telegraph Jermaine Pennant, the Premier League footballer, has been arrested after   allegedly punching a woman in the face in a nighclub. The 29-year-old Stoke City player is accused of assaulting Jenna Timmis, who   claimed to be a friend of his partner. He is alleged to have clashed with the 31-year-old after she confronted him,   claiming he was flirting with other women at exclusive Circle Club in   Manchester in the early hours on Sunday. A witness told The Sun: “This girl started []