Sports News in Brief: Danish channel drops Jamie Carragher for Champions League game – The Post

Sports News in Brief: Danish channel drops Jamie Carragher for Champions League game

Viasat maintains it will listen to the English pundit’s side of the story before taking further action

There will be an unmistakable elephant in the room every time Carragher delivers his punditry in the future (photo: Government of Thailand)
March 13th, 2018 12:41 am| by Ben Hamilton
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Danish TV operator Viasat has moved quickly to tell former Liverpool and England defender Jamie Carragher that his services will not be required on Tuesday night, when Manchester United host Seville in the Champions League, following the release of a video showing him spitting in the face of a young girl on Saturday.

Carragher was asked by a Manchester United fan and his 14-year-old daughter, who were driving alongside the footballer, to recall the scoreline in Manchester United’s 2-1 defeat of Liverpool that lunchtime, and despite the gentle provocation he responded by suddenly spitting at their car.

We are all human beings
However, while a spokesperson for TV3 Sport admitted to Ekstra Bladet that it “does not look good” for Carragher, it maintained that it “would never fire anyone until they’ve hear their side of the story”.

“It does not look cool. But we are all human beings. We would like to hear his version of what happened,” the spokesperson added.

Carragher had already been suspended by his main employer, Sky Sports.


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