The view from Spain

Tweet and get beat

March 18, 2013
By Phil Ball
I remember a friend of mine once saying to his son, who had just apologised to him for bullying his younger brother: "Don't apologise. Just stop doing dumb things and then you won't have to say sorry".

It seemed a decent sort of logic. But ever since the appearance of easy-to-use social media, professional footballers have been having to rely on making apologies, instead of thinking about their actions beforehand, rather too often.

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