Print Edition - 2018-01-26  |  Sports Digest

Neville escapes punishment


Jan 26, 2018-

New England women’s coach Phil Neville will not be punished over sexist tweets that have overshadowed his appointment, the Football Association said on Wednesday. No sooner had the former Manche-ster United and England defender been named to his new position on Tuesday than old messages posted on 2012 from his Twitter handle re-appeared. FA chief executive Martin Glenn said the historical comments from Neville did not “meet the threshold for issuing a charge.”

Published: 26-01-2018 09:25

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