Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Player sacked over Gareth Thomas homophobic tweet

Oxford City have sacked striker Lee Steele after he made a homophobic Twitter comment about Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas.

Thomas is currently taking part in Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5 and, passing comment on the show, Steele tweeted: 'I wouldn't fancy the bed next to Gareth Thomas #padlockmya**e'.

Members of the Oxford City board were made aware of the 38-year-old forward's comment, and have decided to sack the player.

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