striker Jose Baxter has been released on bail following his arrest on a drugs
Baxter, 17, was one of three men arrested in Kirkby on
Monday on suspicion of possession of cannabis with intent to supply and on
suspicion of possessing counterfeit money.
All three have been released on bail pending further
enquiries, making ED legally obliged not to make any jokes.
On a good day
for arrests, it has emerged Aston
Villa youngster Isaiah Osbourne was arrested during training on suspicion of
conspiracy to rob.
He has been
bailed pending further enquiries. The club have said they are aware of the
incident but are unwilling to make any more comment.
but until a player shoots himself in the groin in a nightclub, it will still be
small beer compared to the crazy world of American sports.
Yes, that really
is a list of 468 arrests or citations of NFL players since 2000. It helpfully
allows you to search by team and position.
And in a
final piece of po-faced law-type news, Adrian Mutu has had his outrageous £17
million fine suspended.
Chelsea sued Mutu after sacking him
following a positive cocaine test in 2004.
Mutu's agent Victor Becali
said: "It is still not time to
party as there is a lot to do."
Also because that is what
landed him in this pickle in the first place.
OF THE DAY:
There is something strangely hypnotic about this video of Diego Maradona
warming up while at Napoli, set to 'Life is Life'
by Opus. 266,754 viewers can't be