Richard Dunne and James Collins apologse for bust-up

13 March 2011 01:08
Aston Villa defenders James Collins and Richard Dunne have issued apologies after clashing with the club's coaching staff.

The News of the World reported that the pair were critical of some of manager Gerard Houllier's coaching staff during a team break at a Spa in Leicestershire.

Sorry isn't the hardest word: Villa defender Dunne has apologised for his conduct

'I apologise unreservedly for my behaviour on Wednesday night. It was not acceptable and I am genuinely sorry,' Dunne told the newspaper.

Collins added: 'We were wrong. This should not have happened and I apologise for the part I played.'

Apology: Collins joined Dunne in expressing his regret over the incident

The club are now due to launch a review of the incident, with a spokesman adding: 'We have launched an investigation in line with our internal disciplinary procedures.'

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Source: Daily_Mail

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