Captain Troy Deeney of Watford has criticized players who over Christmas and New Year violated coronavirus regulations. “A number of players from several Premier League clubs have been pictured at gatherings breaking the strict rules put in place to limit the spread of Covid-19,” he said.
“If it doesn’t affect you, if you don’t have anyone suffering from Covid, you start thinking, ‘How long do I have to live like this?’ Especially as a player, you feel superhuman, like nothing is going to get me. I want to apologize for a decision I made over Christmas that I deeply regret. Thinking about it, I understand the gravity of my actions and the impact it has on others. Erik Manuel Lamela (@ErikLamela) January 2, 2021 “If it doesn’t affect you, if you don’t have someone suffering from Covid, you start thinking,’ How long do I have to live like this?’ You feel superhuman, especially as a player, like nothing will get me. I want to apologize for a decision I made over Christmas that I deeply regret. Thinking about it, I understand the gravity of my actions and the effect it has on oth With what I’m saying here, I’m going to annoy a few people, but: you know better. We know better as players. You know your obligations when you’re in the public eye, and you know your position. “I’m going to upset a few people with what I’m saying here, but: you know better. We as players know better. When you’re in the public eye, you know your responsibilities and you know your role. ” Jack Grealish of Aston Villa has been caught violating coronavirus laws twice (Tim Keeton/PA) Christian Purslow, chief executive of Aston Villa, said his club dealt harshly with players who flouted the rules. After attending a party during the ban, playmaker Jack Grealish was fined two weeks’ pay, but he and Ross Barkley spared punishment for dining together in a restaurant last month, which was agai “That means there is a big emphasis on our players and they need to realize that they are role models, they need to understand that they are in the public eye and my mantra is that they need to aspire to be whiter than white in everything they do. ” pic.twitter.com/XxoEt4yZNj- Jack Grealish (@JackGrealish) March 30, 2020Purslow sympathizes with the sacrifices young people have to make, saying, “I ha “The PA news agency has learned that due to a coronavirus outbreak, Sheffield Wednesday closed its training ground at Middlewood Lane. The Sky Bet Championship team, which last week sacked manager Tony Pulis, refused to comment on the number of affected players and staff, but players are currently training at home.