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Wilshere Warned by UEFA

Wilshere Warned by UEFA

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has received a warning from UEFA over comments he made on his twitter feed in December, 2011. the 20 year old made some seemingly innocuous comments about teammate Emmanuel Frimpong being "worth a cheeky £10" to open the scoring in Arsenal`s final Champions League group game with Olympiacos.

Wilshere did not play in the match due to injury, but when a Frimpong shot went close in the first half, Wilshere jokingly tweeted, "Frimmy nearly won me some money there!" Players gambling on games is strictly forbidden by UEFA legislation. Wilshere did clarify later that evening that he hadn`t actually placed the bet, "I didn't actually bet on the game. I know we're not allowed to! I was only messing just to be clear.'

Somehow UEFA felt that this required a seven month long investigation (!) and a statement released today said they had written to Wilshere to warn him and remind him of his responsibilities, 'The player has been warned for being in breach of the principles of integrity of matches and competitions. The disciplinary measure was a warning.' The mind boggles as to how this inquiry took 7 months but at least UEFA are putting time and resource into the real issues……………..

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tim Stillman
Date:Tuesday July 10 2012
Time: 2:05PM


instead or preparing to play for "title winning" matches your team is gambling LoL
10/07/2012 14:40:00
can't fault the boy for wanting to win something, the team isn't giving him so much as a chance
10/07/2012 14:41:00
Well, at least he's not racially abusing fellow professionals.........
Little Dutch
10/07/2012 14:57:00
or bumping ugly (literally) with his team mates wives....
10/07/2012 15:03:00
Or shooting interns in his spare time.....
10/07/2012 19:24:00
0 a read you lot....some sense in this
10/07/2012 20:23:00
Or parking in disabled spaces
10/07/2012 20:24:00
or still owing his dad the cash for that ounce of chazz
10/07/2012 20:38:00
or mocking yank tourists like some mouthy pikey bully whilst on the lash at heathrow after 9/11
10/07/2012 20:42:00
or picking a fight with a nightclub doorman whilst on the lash to celebrate the expulsion of fellow chav scumbag jody morris' 1st bastid sprog from it's hairdressing jackals' mothers unholy womb...
10/07/2012 20:44:00
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