West Bromwich Albion players Gareth Barry, Jonny Evans, Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill have Friday their excuses are offered because they are earlier this week, remarkably enough, a taxi had been stolen.
The hekkensluiter of the Premier League stayed this week for a few days in Spain for a training camp. A number of players decided overnight to go in Barcelona.
After a visit to a fast food restaurant reason, Barry – the player with the most Premier League-duels-ever -, Evans, Livermore, and Myhill itself in a waiting taxi back to their hotel, without a driver. After the intervention of the police was the taxi driver of his vehicle back. The players are questioned, but not arrested.
The WBA announced in the first instance on the site only to do research on an “incident” with four players from the selection at the training camp in Spain.
A few hours later, after a lot of details about the incident were leaked, the players involved, with a statement on the website of the club.
“We apologize to our teammates, our coach, the club and especially the fans”, write Barry (36), Evans (30), Livermore (28) and Myhill (35).
“We find it important to let you know that we the players involved were, out of respect for our fellow players that are here else involved would be. The club has let us know that the research is going to do and we provide our full cooperation.”
West Bromwich Albion meets Saturday Southampton in the FA Cup. It is unclear whether in that contest, recourse is had to the foursome.
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