The inside story of the La Manga sex scandal, when Scotland football star Paul Dickov and two team-mates were wrongly accused of rape, is revealed by their manager today. Striker Dickov was thrown in a Spanish police cell with Leicester City stars Keith Gillespie and Frank Sinclair and quizzed over the claims as the 2004 scandal became front page news around the world.
The inside story of a sex scandal which saw nine football stars arrested is revealed today by the man whose career nosedived after the mysterious episode. Micky Adams is haunted by the “La Manga affair” and regards the 2004 police probe into his Leicester City players his “worst hour”. He reveals how he phoned the wives and girlfriends of each of the nine arrested – and how one told him: “Good.
Former Leicester City manager Micky Adams has revealed the inside story of the La Manga scandal, which saw nine football stars arrested. The coach said he is haunted by the incident and regards the 2004 police probe into his City players as his “worst hour”. Keith Gillespie, Frank Sinclair and Paul Dickov were all reduced to sharing a Spanish prison cell over the unfounded allegations.
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