Friday, 4 May 2012
Birmingham Mail front page scoop packs a punch
Great splash in the Birmingham Mail today about three Aston Villa players involved in a 2.45am Birmingham nightclub brawl just days before one the club’s biggest games of the season - plus a video of the incident online on the paper's website.
The three players - Chris Herd, James Collins and Fabian Delph - have apologised to the fans for their behaviour and the club have fined them with the proceeds going to charity.
Exclusive video of the bust-up, given to the Birmingham Mail, shows Herd – his shirt open down to his chest to reveal a distinctive tattoo near his neck – kicking the club’s glass doors in a confrontation with staff. He is joined by Collins and Delph in what the Mail describes as "the expletive-laden melee."
I'm sure the Mail will sell stacks and get loads of hits online.