Southampton assistant Black named in corruption claims

Eric Black

Eric Black has been at Southampton since June

Southampton assistant manager Eric Black gave undercover reporters advice on how to bribe officials at other clubs, the Daily Telegraph has claimed.

Black, 52, was filmed apparently naming staff at other clubs who could be induced to pass on information about players to a company for money.

Such payments would be against Football Association rules.

Black, who oversaw Aston Villa’s final seven Premier League matches last season, has denied the allegations.

More to follow.

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