Accused soccer boss signalled £10k from the side of the pitch

A bent football boss tried to persuade a star player to leave Barnsley for rivals Leeds United by signalling the £10,000 a week he would earn from the side of the pitch, a court heard. Defender Alfie Mawson said Barnsley assistant boss Tommy Wright told him he would have to dump his current agent for the deal to go ahead. The centre back, who now plays for Fulham, claimed Wright tried to talk him into making the big money move…

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