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Football fan called Rio Ferdinand 'f***ing monkey' and Mike Dean 'gay boy', court hears

Posted Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Dailystar.co.uk6 hits

32-year-old Jamie Arnold has been accused of using threatening, abusive or insulting words towards both Rio Ferdinand and Mike Dean A 32-year-old Wolves fan has appeared in court after allegedly racially abusing Rio Ferdinand and shouting homophobic slurs at referee Mike Dean. Jamie Arnold, of Staffordshire, is accused of calling Ferdinand a "f***ing monkey" and Dean a "f***ing gay boy" during...Full Story »

Ex-Bolton star Fabrice Muamba’s son, 12, ‘racially abused by monkey-chanting grammar school pupils’ at rugby game

Posted Sunday, September 12, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk90 hits

FORMER footballer Fabrice Muamba says grammar school pupils racially abused his 12-year-old son by monkey-chanting at him during a rugby game. The ex-Bolton Wanderers star - who was forced to retire from the sport after suffering a cardiac arrest - claims the "culprits" were Manchester Grammar School students. Fabrice Muamba says his 12-year-old son was racially abused at a rugby game "Today ...Full Story »

RACISM SHAME Arsenal star Willian called ‘f***ing monkey’ as Brazilian is latest to be racially abused by sick trolls on social media

Posted Saturday, February 20, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk87 hits

ARSENAL star Willian has revealed sick racists called him 'f***ing monkey' in a string of expletive-ridden posts on social media. The ex-Chelsea winger, 32, exposed the trolls' messages in a series of uploads to his Instagram story. Willian has revealed he was racially abused in the latest sick attack on footballers Credit: Getty Images - Getty Willian shared a string of screenshots of the vi...Full Story »

Garry Monk: Things will start falling into place for Owls

Posted Sunday, November 08, 2020 by PA31 hits

Garry Monk felt his Sheffield Wednesday side should have beaten Millwall after seeing them held to a goalless draw at Hillsborough.The point saw the Owls climb off the bottom of the Sky Bet Championship table for the first time this season after their deduction was halved to six points on appeal earlier this week following a breach of EFL rules.Elias Kachunga had a good early chance for the host...Full Story »

Garry Monk hails Sheffield Wednesday reaction after victory over Bournemouth

Posted Wednesday, November 04, 2020 by PA15 hits

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk praised his team for responding to their “terrible week” by beating Bournemouth 1-0 to end their four-match losing run and record a first home victory since February.Barry Bannan was the match-winner with a second-half penalty, with Bournemouth’s Steve Cook sent off for conceding the spot-kick while Wednesday’s Kadeem Harris also saw...Full Story »

Garry Monk calls for Sheffield Wednesday to show character after Rotherham loss

Posted Thursday, October 29, 2020 by PA27 hits

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk demands his team start to show more character after a humiliating 3-0 Sky Bet Championship derby loss at Rotherham.Wednesday suffered their third defeat on the spin with the damage being done in a first-half horror show which saw the Millers net three times as the visitors were reduced to 10 men.Monk said: “There is obviously a fragility there. The ne...Full Story »

No new injury concerns for Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk

Posted Tuesday, October 20, 2020 by PA99 hits

Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk has no fresh selection concerns for the Sky Bet Championship game with Brentford but looks set to remain without a host of players.Owls defender Liam Palmer (back) could possibly return against the Bees, while midfielders Liam Shaw (ankle) and Izzy Brown (knee) will also be assessed.Defenders Tom Lees (groin), Dominic Iorfa (hamstring), Chey Dunkley (leg) and ...Full Story »

Garry Monk challenges Sheffield Wednesday to wipe out points deficit next week

Posted Sunday, October 18, 2020 by PA52 hits

Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk has challenged his squad to wipe out their 12-point deficit in the next week after witnessing their 1-0 victory against his former club Birmingham at St Andrew’s.A win for Monk’s men brought Wednesday to minus four points – the Owls were hit by an EFL punishment for breaking spending rules – as they prepare for two home games in the ...Full Story »

Barry Bannan boosts Garry Monk’s Sheffield Wednesday to victory at Birmingham

Posted Sunday, October 18, 2020 by PA27 hits

Barry Bannan’s 49th-minute penalty gave Sheffield Wednesday a 1-0 victory over Birmingham to hand his manager Garry Monk a winning return to St Andrew’s.Bannan scored the only goal to earn Wednesday their first Sky Bet Championship win since the opening day of the season and end Birmingham’s unbeaten league start under new head coach Aitor Karanka.It also gave Monk his first vi...Full Story »

Lack of a cutting edge frustrates Garry Monk as Sheffield Wednesday hold Watford

Posted Sunday, September 20, 2020 by PA41 hits

Garry Monk settled for a point that edged Sheffield Wednesday closer to being out of arrears in the Sky Bet Championship but the Owls boss was frustrated by the lack of a cutting edge in the goalless draw against Watford.Wednesday started the season with a 12-point deduction but last week’s win in their season-opener at Cardiff and a stalemate at Hillsborough leaves them on minus eight.The...Full Story »

Garry Monk expected to restore host of players to starting XI

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2020 by PA31 hits

Garry Monk should restore a swathe of Sheffield Wednesday stars for Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Watford at Hillsborough.Owls boss Monk made the full 11 changes for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup win at Rochdale and is expected to reinstate the bulk of those who were rested for the midweek victory.Saturday’s Hornets clash will come too soon for both Chey Dunkley and Osaze ...Full Story »

Garry Monk felt decision to make 11 changes justified with win over Rochdale

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by PA35 hits

Garry Monk felt his decision to make 11 changes for the Carabao Cup tie against Rochdale was fully justified as his Sheffield Wednesday side ran out comfortable 2-0 winners.Goals after the break by Elias Kachunga and Josh Windass confirmed the visitors’ superiority and secured a place in the third round of the competition for the Owls.Monk’s men made a winning start to their Champion...Full Story »

Garry Monk salutes Sheffield Wednesday’s “unity and spirit” in win at Cardiff

Posted Sunday, September 13, 2020 by PA21 hits

Manager Garry Monk hailed Sheffield Wednesday’s resilience after his team started the new Championship season with a convincing 2-0 win at promotion hopefuls Cardiff.Wednesday went into the first game of the campaign on a points difference of minus 12 – a punishment after the club were found to have breached the English Football League’s profitability and sustainability regulat...Full Story »

Garry Monk realistic in striker search after Sheffield Wednesday edge Walsall

Posted Sunday, September 06, 2020 by PA42 hits

Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk admitted the Owls will have to be realistic in their striker search after squeezing past Walsall on penalties after a goalless Carabao Cup first-round tie.Wednesday spurned several second-half chances as Monk fielded a makeshift front two of Adam Reach and Izzy Brown, with Jordan Rhodes and new signing Josh Windass coming off the bench.They ultimately triumphe...Full Story »

Garry Monk hails ‘complete performance’ as Sheffield Wednesday brush aside QPR

Posted Sunday, July 12, 2020 by PA50 hits

Garry Monk hailed a “complete performance” after Sheffield Wednesday took advantage of QPR’s post-lockdown blues by cruising to a 3-0 victory.Goals from Dominic Iorfa, Josh Windass and Jacob Murphy secured a much-needed second win since the restart for the Owls.The problems have been piling up for Monk, whose side had taken just 13 points out of a possible 57 since Christmas to...Full Story »

Dugarry calls Messi 'half autistic' in shocking Barcelona & Griezmann rant

Posted Friday, July 03, 2020 by Goal.com106 hits

Former France striker Christophe Dugarry has been roundly criticised for insensitive comments made towards Lionel Messi, in which he referred to the Argentine as a "1.5m tall kid" who is "half autistic". Dugarry was speaking on RMC Sport as part of the broadcaster's coverage of Barcelona's 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, a match in which Griezmann was subbed on for the final minutes...Full Story »

Garry Monk hits out at his Sheffield Wednesday players after Brentford battering

Posted Sunday, March 08, 2020 by PA42 hits

Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk launched a scathing attack on his players and the culture at the club after the 5-0 mauling at Brentford.A brace from Josh Dasilva, alongside strikes from Emiliano Marcondes, Bryan Mbeumo and Tariqe Fosu, completed the Griffin Park rout and left the Owls with just one Championship win in 10 outings.“That was the most embarrassed I’ve ever felt in f...Full Story »

Owls boss Garry Monk: It’s probably the most difficult moment in my career

Posted Sunday, March 01, 2020 by PA31 hits

Boss Garry Monk admits he is enduring “probably the most difficult moment” of his career after Sheffield Wednesday made it one win in nine Sky Bet Championship matches following a 3-1 defeat at home to Derby.All three Derby goals were scored inside the opening half-an-hour, with Tom Lawrence scoring twice and Jason Knight adding a third before substitute Josh Windass reduced the arre...Full Story »

Clotet claims he and Monk have cleared the air after St Andrew’s draw

Posted Sunday, February 23, 2020 by PA44 hits

Birmingham head coach Pep Clotet claims to have cleared the air with Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk after the 3-3 draw between the teams at St  Andrew’s.The pair appeared to bury the hatchet when Monk embraced his former long-term assistant before the game.They also shared a lengthy, animated conversation afterwards but Clotet did not appear for his post-match press conference...Full Story »

Monk and Clotet make friends and serve up thriller

Posted Sunday, February 23, 2020 by PA33 hits

Garry Monk buried the hatchet with Pep Clotet on his first return to St Andrew’s since he was sacked as Birmingham manager as they shared the points in an entertaining 3-3 draw.Wednesday manager Monk warmly embraced his successor Clotet less than three months after refusing to shake his former long-term assistant’s hand before the 1-1 draw at Hillsborough, then they were deep in conv...Full Story »

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