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Kop hit back at Duncan claims



LIVERPOOL last night hit back at claims they have mentally bullied teenage striker Bobby Duncan.

The European champions are fuming at the “unfounded” claims from Duncan’s agent, who accused the club of destroying the forward’s life.

Duncan, 18, is a cousin of Kop legend Steven Gerrard. His agent is Saif Rubie, who has worked with Saido Berahino and who caused a storm on Twitter yesterday with his Kop claims.

Rubie said Duncan missed an under-23s game this week because the stress of his situation left him with mental health issues.

Rubie said: “It’s a sad state of affairs that a club such as a Liverpool can be allowed to get away with mentally bullying and destroying the

Turn to Page 47 GILLINGHAM chairman Paul Scally has warned Bury could be just the start of a major crisis engulfing Football League clubs.

Heartbroke­n Bury fans have seen their team expelled from the Football League.

But businessma­n Scally believes it is just the tip of the iceberg.

Scally, who saved Gillingham from going into liquidatio­n when he took over in 1995, said: “I fear this is not the end, it’s just the start. It could

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ACCUSATION­S: Bobby Duncan and with his agent Saif Rubie
■ ACCUSATION­S: Bobby Duncan and with his agent Saif Rubie

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