Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Player punished for Facebook ticket sale
by Mike Woitalla, February 8th, 2010 10PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[OFF THE POST] Players aren't supposed to scalp tickets they're given by their teams for friends and family, yet 18-year-old Aston Villa defender Nathan Baker tried to sell his allotment of five English League Carling Cup final tickets on his Facebook page at $300 apiece. The not so difficult to make discovery prompted Aston Villa to take his tickets back and ban him from attending the game at Wembley against Manchester United Feb. 28.

Baker received loads of offers, and turned down one at $150 per ticket.

"The club is saddened that Nathan has been so foolish," a club spokesman told the Daily Mail. "All of the players were made aware that tickets for the Carling Cup final are available for their own use only and, following this incident, the message has been repeated to them."

Baker is currently playing on loan at fourth-division Lincoln City, whose coaching staff has hailed him as "the new John Terry."



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
USL Discipline: Djiby Fall suspended for biting opponent    
Senegalese striker Djiby Fall has certainly made a name for himself around the USL since joining ...
Money Matters: MLS's most-valuable goal producers    
With the release of 2017 MLS player salaries by the MLS Players Union, it's time to ...
MLS Weekend: Three Games to Watch    
FC Dallas hosts Portland in a showdown of the top two Western Conference teams, former Red ...
What They're Saying: Bastian Schweinsteiger    
"I would say around 70 percent. It's still in the game you feel like you want ...
MLS: Revs' Dorchester stadium plans stall    
Talks between the Kraft Group, owner of the New England Revolution, and the University of Massachusetts ...
U.S. U-15 boys lose to England after two wins    
The U.S. U-15 boys national team, coached by Dave Van Den Bergh, fell 3-2 to England ...
Video Pick: Keeper catches cross, scores with punt    
Bolivar goalkeeper Matias Dituro scored a super long-distance goal against Club San Jose. After snatching a ...
What They're Saying: Giovani dos Santos    
"I have felt really good this season even though things haven't turned out the way we ...
CCL: Omar Gonzalez adds to packed trophy case    
Omar Gonzalez might have been disappointed at first when MLS salary rules pushed him out the ...
MLS Discipline: Rapids' Ford suspended for one game    
Reviews of incidents from last weekend's games has prompted the MLS Disciplinary Committee to issue a ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives