Printer Friendly

Football: Aragones fine deemed `pitiful.

ANTI-RACISM campaigners last night condemned as ``pitiful'' the pounds 2,060 fine levied on Spain coach Luis Aragones after his racist slur on Thierry Henry and spiteful outburst against British colonialism.

The 66-year-old could have been sacked, but he escaped with a financial penalty equivalent to one day's wages, to the alarm of `Kick It Out'.

The punishment was the result of a drawn-out investigation into Aragones telling Spain forward Jose Antonio Reyes that he was better than ``that black -'' Henry, his Arsenal team-mate
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2005 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Mar 2, 2005
Previous Article:Football: Fowler's one of the best, says Keegan.
Next Article:Football: Kluivert pushing to face Liverpool.

Related Articles
Football: RACIST SPAIN BOSS AT IT AGAIN; All I did was to motivate gypsy Reyes by telling him he was better than that black man Henry.
Football: Aragones gets slap on wrist.
`Pitiful' fine for Aragones.
Wenger slams Spain over fine.
FOOTBALL: Arsenal keeper speaks up for under-fire coach.
Football: UEFA ask Henry to HUG the racist who called him a 'black s**t' GOOD IDEA OR TASTELESS PC GIMMICK: GUNNERS STRIKER PUT ON THE SPOT AMAZING...
Luis wins race case.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters