Newcastle extend a club investigation into allegations of bullying and racism

Newcastle extend a club investigation into allegations of bullying and racism

02-Feb-2018 10:51:43 | Yahoo Sports

Newcastle United have extended an investigation following allegations of bullying and racism at the club. An inquiry was launched after claims were made against the side's under-23 coach Peter Beardsley in January. Chief executive Lee Charnley is leading a wider investigation into language and culture at all levels of the club. Former England and Newcastle player Beardsley, 56, denies the allegations and has taken a period of leave during the inquiry. Initial allegations against Beardsley, who has been in his role since 2009, were made by 22-year-old academy player Yasin Ben Al-Mhanni - who claims he was the victim of non-racial bullying. Findings from that inquiry - including reported claims

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