Kelvin Maynard death

Former Burton and Antwerp footballer shot dead in Amsterdam Former Burton Albion defender Kelvin Maynard has been shot dead in Amsterdam, Dutch police have confirmed. Maynard was killed while in his car with police now searching for two suspects who are reported to have escaped the scene on a black scooter. The 32-year-old was helped by officers at the local fire station, but he later died … Continue reading Kelvin Maynard death

Peter Beardsley barred from football for seven months over racist language

The former England striker Peter Beardsley has been banned from football for 32 weeks after being found guilty of three charges of racially abusing black players while coach of the Newcastle under-23 team. A Football Association independent panel found that Beardsley had called a player of black African origin a monkey during a game of head tennis and had told black players “you should be … Continue reading Peter Beardsley barred from football for seven months over racist language