Jay Bothroyd: Anger as Premier League star shows off "gangsta" tattoo

Footballer sparks fury after bragging online about his tattoo that spells out 'LOVE'… using images of guns and a GRENADE By Abigail Frymann PUBLISHED: 08:59 GMT, 20 April 2013 | UPDATED: 11:12 GMT, 20 April 2013 Premier League footballer Jay Bothroyd has been criticised for posting online a photograph of his new tattoo that shows four weapons. The 30-year-old QPR striker had a flick-knife inked on his torso, along with a hand grenade, a pistol and a machine gun.

Gary Lineker to sign new Match of the Day deal – but BBC ask him to take a 500,000 pay cut

Gary Lineker to sign new Match of the Day deal – but BBC force him to take a 500,000 pay cutHe will present football on Beeb until after 2014 World Cup in BrazilFormer England star's 2m-a-year deal is up this summer Most Match of the Day pundits have also had to swallow salary cuts By Martin Robinson and Charles Sale PUBLISHED: 10:11 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:03 GMT, 24 January 2013 Gary Lineker is poised to sign a new contract with the BBC to continue as the host of Match of the Day – but the presenter will take an estimated 500,000 pay cut in the process.

Danielle Cooke, 22, who fell to her death at Premier League club stadium after splitting with boyfriend

Pictured for the first time: Christmas partygoer, 22, who fell to her death at Premier League club stadium after splitting with boyfriendDanielle Cooke found dead at bottom of stairs in hotel at Madejski StadiumFamily pays tribute to 'generous, intelligent and beautiful young woman' Police have not yet established cause of death and continue to investigate By Hugo Gye PUBLISHED: 15:10 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:53 GMT, 4 January 2013 A young woman who fell to her death during an office Christmas party at a Premier League football stadium had just broken up with her boyfriend, it emerged today.

Sunderland FC paying David Miliband more than top French striker Louis Saha as failed Labour leadership candidate rakes in 125,000 for 15 days"…

Sunderland FC paying David Miliband more than top French striker Louis Saha as failed Labour leadership candidate rakes in 125,000 for 15 days' work Former foreign secretary earns equivalent of 42,000 a weekHas made almost 1million on public speaking circuitConservative party chairman Grant Shapps questions value for money By Gerri Peev PUBLISHED: 01:01 GMT, 1 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:12 GMT, 1 January 2013 David Miliband is raking in the equivalent of 42,000 a week from troubled Premier League club Sunderland, more than their 40,000-a-week striker Louis Saha. The former foreign secretary has earned 125,000 for 15 days’ work since becoming a director of the football club in February 2011.

Millennium Madejski Hotel: Christmas party-goer, 22, dies in staircase plunge

Christmas party-goer, 22, dies in staircase plunge at Premier League stadium hotelThe 22 year old woman had been at an office Christmas partyBody was discovered at the foot of a stairwell in the Millennium Madejski Hotel at Reading Football club | UPDATED: 10:08 GMT, 24 December 2012 Police are tonight investigating the death of a woman who plummeted down a flight of stairs at a Christmas party at a Premier League stadium hotel. The 22-year-old woman had been celebrating Christmas at an office party held at the hotel on the same complex as the Madejski Stadium, home to Reading Football Club

Christmas party-goer, 22, dies in staircase plunge at Premier League stadium hotel

Christmas party-goer, 22, dies in staircase plunge at Premier League stadium hotelThe 22 year old woman had been at an office Christmas partyBody was discovered at the foot of a stairwell in the Millennium Madejski Hotel at Reading Football club | UPDATED: 19:12 GMT, 23 December 2012 Police are tonight investigating the death of a woman who plummeted down a flight of stairs at a Christmas party at a Premier League stadium hotel. The 22-year-old woman had been celebrating Christmas at an office party held at the hotel on the same complex as the Madejski Stadium, home to Reading Football Club

Goalkeeper banned from wearing all-pink kit in tribute to cancer suffering mother

Goalkeeper banned from wearing all-pink kit in tribute to cancer suffering motherJack Turner had the kit made especially to support mother and raise money Told he could not wear the strip because was not the team's 'official colours'Club was threatened with a fine if Mr Turner continued to flout the rules | UPDATED: 18:00 GMT, 16 December 2012 A goalkeeper has been banned from wearing an all-pink kit to support his cancer-stricken mother. Jack Turner, 20, who plays for Staines Town, had the garish outfit made especially to pay tribute to his mother Kim and to raise money for a breast cancer charity.

Hit in the eye as he celebrated victory: Rio Ferdinand left with blood pouring from ugly wound after "coin" is hurled from the crowd at…

'What a shot!' Rio left bleeding as he is hit in the eye with a two-pence coin as he celebrated victory – but at least he can joke about it afterwards Rio Ferdinand struck by two-pence coin as Man United celebrate late winner The defender left with blood pouring from left eye after 'missile from crowd'City fan ran on pitch to confront bleeding Rio but was stopped by Joe HartRio tweets: 'Love the fans' banter but there is a point when it goes too far'Man United's Wayne Rooney pelted with coins as he took cornerOnlooker also arrested in stadium for racist chanting, police sayMan United stole victory 3-2 in clash with Man City | UPDATED: 20:53 GMT, 9 December 2012 Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was hit in the head by a coin thrown from the crowd as his team's derby clash with Manchester City ended in an ugly clash. Ferdinand was left bleeding from his left eye following the incident which took place in the aftermath of United's injury-time winning goal in their 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium

Premier League star Gallas in police probe: Spurs defender rows with wife who is taken to hospital after she "falls into bushes"

Premier League star William Gallas in police probe after row with wife who 'fell into bushes' and was taken to hospitalNadege Gallas, 31, was taken to local hospital by ambulance after incident outside their homePolice confirm inquiries continue but no arrests have been made | UPDATED: 14:37 GMT, 7 December 2012 Police are investigating allegations that Premier League star William Gallas was involved in a public spat with his wife, who ended up in a hedge. A witness has told the Metropolitan Police that the couple were having a bust-up outside their Hampstead home.

West Ham anti-semitic chants: FA launch probe into sick songs at Tottenham, which mocked Spurs fans stabbed in Italy

'Can we stab you every week' Probe into sickening anti-semitic West Ham chants which mocked Spurs fans attacked in ItalyTwo West Ham fans arrested and cautioned over chants | UPDATED: 17:04 GMT, 26 November 2012 The Football Association has launched an investigation into the vile chanting by some West Ham fans at Tottenham yesterday. Spurs’ 3-1 Barclays Premier League win was overshadowed by sickening songs about the stabbings of the Tottenham fans in Rome last week. Anti-Semitic taunts were also heard, along with persistent hissing and references to Adolf Hitler.