Yorkshire is not helping himself amid the racism scandal when the second former player introduces himself
Yorkshire really doesn’t help himself. On Friday, Sportsmail reported that a second former White Rose player had filed new complaints of racial misconduct in the county.
The club’s response? This behavior would be completely unacceptable to the club. Needless to say, we will investigate thoroughly.
Later that day, the Jewish News released the story that head coach Andrew Gale had called former Leeds United media chief Paul Dews a ‘Yid’ in a later deleted 2010 tweet.
Yorkshire’s response? This kind of behavior would be completely unacceptable to the club. Now that we are aware of this, it goes without saying that we will investigate the allegation thoroughly. ” Let’s go.
A second former White Rose player had come forward with new allegations of racial misconduct.
Much has been made of the reunion between Ryan Fraser and former Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe in Newcastle.
Fraser was memorably labeled ‘miserable’ and ‘an idiot’ by talkSPORT insider and former Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan when he left the Cherries for part of the season to play last year after refusing to sign a contract. short term. The club went down.
It is understood that although the relationship was strained, Fraser and Howe were close. In fact, they have since gathered and cleared the air.
And if anything, insiders say, Fraser is eager to work with a manager who feels he can bring out the best in him.
Ryan Fraser (right) left Bournemouth with part of the season to play last year
Bird keeping distance
He has rarely been short of offering his twopennies, but Dickie Bird has distanced himself from the storm of racism that has brought shame to his beloved county.
Barnsley’s Bird served as Yorkshire president in 2014 and is considered one of the county’s favorite sons having played for them before making a name for himself as one of the game’s most charismatic umpires.
But the 88-year-old coach declined the opportunity to comment on the crisis. “I’d rather not get involved,” he said. “It had nothing to do with me, so I don’t want to comment.”
Edwards in demand
Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards has been linked to a number of clubs following speculation that he will leave Anfield when his contract expires at the end of the season.
Last week, SportBILD reported that RB Leipzig was lining him up, and although the Germans subsequently refuted the claims, Edwards is a sought-after man.
However, don’t be surprised if you stay with Liverpool. A contract extension, which may have been deemed unlikely just a few months ago, may no longer be such an outlandish prospect.
Michael Edwards has a stellar reputation but is reportedly leaving Liverpool in the summer.
The city is big in … India
Manchester City workers raised their eyebrows last week.
Chief Executive Ferran Soriano told a staff meeting that only 10 percent of the supporters lived in the UK and that the main fan base was in India.
The World Boxing Championships in Belgrade last week almost came to a halt when host nation Serbia protested a semi-final split decision against their boxer, Vladimir Mironchikov, in favor of American Rahim Gonzales in the -80 kg category.
The hosts threatened (and even started) to dismantle the entire arena overnight, so the final would have to be canceled.
But the international boxing federation confirmed the decision, a brave move given its new president hails from Russia, which is a staunch ally of Serbia.
The decision will not hurt boxing as it tries to keep its place on the 2024 Olympics program in Paris, which is under serious threat after a series of corruption and prosecution scandals.
Gonzales won gold after another controversial decision over Belarus’ Aliaksei Alfiorau, and was booed by a partisan crowd on the podium.
Given the footage that showed dozens of NFL fans tossing beer glasses at each other, it should come as no surprise that Tottenham was cashing in again during this season’s gridiron games.
Insiders have revealed that the club made around £ 2 million from food and drink sales in the two matches, although the images of flying plastic containers may have done little for the campaign to allow football fans to drink alcohol in their seats.
Tottenham has cashed in after hosting two games of the NFL season in October
More United woes
A strange situation at Old Trafford that has nothing to do with Manchester United’s support for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The club had a kiosk near the ground that served as a name printing station on match days for those who had purchased jerseys. They removed it during closed-door games, but the local council told them they must now submit a planning request to put it back.
On the subject of United jerseys, their popularity can occasionally be used as a force for good. The latest example was an auction of the jersey worn by Cristiano Ronaldo in his 3-0 win over Tottenham to raise funds for the Royal British Legion.
The offer currently stands at close to £ 36,000, while even the shirt he wore in Saturday’s 2-0 derby loss sells for more than £ 13,000.
Leeds forward Patrick Bamford has been committed to the environment. The 28-year-old sold his McLaren and asked for an electric car as a replacement.
Bamford is also understood to have been lobbying club bosses to install electrical charging points at their Thorp Arch training ground and reduce the use of plastic.
He has also been involved in a campaign to increase environmental awareness in West Yorkshire schools.
Leeds striker Patrick Bamford is pushing club bosses to install electrical charging points
Bees buzzing around Old Trafford
The ambitious Brentford continues to expand his off-field operations and has attacked Manchester United in his quest to grow the club.
The Bees have hired United’s corporate communications manager, Greig Mailer, to oversee their new business communications team. The Scotsman begins his new role in January.
It’s interesting to see Gary Lineker this weekend attacking Qatar following David Beckham’s deal with the emirate.
The Match of the Day host “vehemently disagreed” with the authoritarian regime and when asked if Beckham would become a cultural ambassador, he said: “It’s not something he would have done, but it’s his business.”
Lineker, 60, added in an interview with the Sun: ‘Will I do things for Qatar at the World Cup? Absolutely not. Whatever they wanted to pay me, the answer would be no. ‘
This would be the same Gary Lineker who was featured for Qatar-based Al Jazeera Sports (which became BeIN Sports) in a deal that Agenda understands was worth around £ 1.5 million over four years and which, in 2013, led a London taxi for Qatar Airways. announcement with Leo Messi and Neymar.