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Jack Grealish fined by Aston Villa for breaking lockdown rules imposed by the UK government

Grealish says he’s deeply embarrassed by his actions and urged the public not to follow his example

Jack Grealish has been fined by Aston Villa with the money going to a local Birmingham hospital.

The Villa captain apologised after he accepted an invitation to a friend’s house despite the lockdown rules imposed by the UK government during the coronavirus pandemic.

Grealish says he’s deeply embarrassed by his actions and urged the public not to follow his example.

Here’s his apology on Twitter.

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
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