Spurs to take King action

15 May 2009 01:29
Tottenham are to take disciplinary action against Ledley King following his arrest last weekend. The defender was taken into police custody on suspicion of assault outside a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning. He was quickly bailed and has since apologised to his manager Harry Redknapp for his behaviour. Redknapp admitted that King had let himself down and urged his players to make sure they set the right example. The Spurs boss added that there was 'no place for drinking' in top-flight football and King is now set to face further punishment. The 28-year-old, who is unable to train regularly due to a persistent knee problem, is nevertheless set to keep his place in Redknapp's side this Saturday. Tottenham take on fellow European hopefuls Manchester City in their final home game of the season. Redknapp said: "Ledley will play tomorrow. He has apologised. He knows he was wrong. He made a mistake and he has to learn from that and make sure it doesn't happen again. I've had a good chat with him. "There is no problem with people having the occasional drink but if you have to get drunk you shouldn't be drinking. "I don't want player going to nightclubs and misbehaving. The problems nearly all come when players get drunk. These players are role models. They've got kids looking up to them."

Source: SKY_Sports

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