Player sacked after mud-bath allegation

December 31, 2013
By ESPN staff

Bulgarian side Lokomotiv Sofia have sacked one of their players after he was alleged to have gone for a mud bath instead of playing in an important match.

Martin Dimitrov, who played 39 games for Lokomotiv between 2012 and 2013, was told his services were no longer required after a bizarre accusation from coach Stefan Genov after the club's recent game with Ludogorets.

A bemused Dimitrov, 26, told BG Sport: "I knew from the media ...

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