Footy boss was paid ’40 times his hourly rate’


Former Barnsley FC assistant manager Tommy Wright received 40 times his normal hourly rate for ‘consultancy’ fees that were not disclosed to his employer, a court heard. The ex-Leicester and Leeds winger, 53, allegedly accepted a £5,000 bung from an undercover journalist during the Daily Telegraph’s ‘football for sale’ probe in 2016. The newspaper investigation led to Sam Allardyce, resigning from his position as the then manager of the England squad, Southwark Crown Court has heard. Wright faces two counts…

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