Player ar­rests an­noy Pre­ston

The Herald - Herald Sport - - BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE -

PRE­STON NORTH END have ex­pressed their dis­ap­point­ment af­ter six of their play­ers were named as hav­ing been ar­rested in con­nec­tion with al­leged spot-fix­ing.

The play­ers, in­clud­ing cap­tain John Welsh, have been named in a num­ber of re­ports. All have been re­leased on bail and are avail­able for se­lec­tion. The play­ers named are Welsh, Keith Keane, Bai­ley Wright, David Buchanan, Ben Davies and Gra­ham Cum­mins.

Barns­ley mid­fielder Stephen Daw­son was also ar­rested and bailed, ac­cord­ing to the re­ports.

Pre­ston stated: “We are dis­ap­pointed that in­di­vid­ual player names are in the pub­lic do­main, given that none of these in­di­vid­u­als have been charged with any of­fence.”

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