The lady on the centre of a storm over a younger Preston North
Finish fan having a participant’s tossed shirt taken from him has vowed
‘the reality will come out’.
Footage from yesterday’s Wembley remaining appeared to indicate an
unpleasant tug-of-war breaking out after match-winner Jermaine
Beckford threw his shirt into the gang –
resulting in young Ted Dockray having the jersey taken from his
The 31-year-old lady noticed taking the shirt refused to
reply questions over the incident when contacted by the
Mirror, however mentioned: “My facet of the story will quickly come out
She later instructed our sister website the
Manchester Evening News: “Individuals have made me out to be an
absolute fool. I will probably be talking to the household, I truly
know them, they’re associates.”
It’s understood the girl is aware of the younger boy and his household
and plans to talk to them to clear the air when she returns
from London tomorrow.
The incident has sparked a livid backlash on social media –
prompting Beckford himself to talk out over the incident.
Talking after footage of the incident, Beckford, 31, mentioned: “It
was meant as a goodwill gesture.
“I assumed it could go to an excellent dwelling from somebody who was ready
to benefit from the recreation right this moment.
“Hopefully, it can discover its approach again to the child who caught
The household of eight-year-old Ted, who was attending the sport
alongside his brother, father and granddad, have since hit out.
Commenting on the footage, the
boy’s aunt Helen wrote on Facebook: “How can u [sic] steal
from an eight-year-old. Soccer is his life.
“My nephew is gutted. All he needed to do is put on that shirt
with satisfaction, no matter worth.”
The Lancashire Night Publish named Ted and revealed he was at
Wembley to look at older brother Leo, 10, play in a faculties’
The shirt reportedly appeared on the market on Gumtree at a worth of
£1,500 after the match, however was later eliminated after followers filed
a criticism to the web site.
The membership are organising a particular deal with for younger Ted, from
Failsworth, Larger Manchester, following the incident.
A spokesman for the membership mentioned: “If the younger man makes himself
recognized to the membership, we’ll get Jermaine to current his second
Wembley shirt to him.”
Lancashire Police confirmed that its Soccer Intelligence Unit
will probably be inspecting the case, nevertheless pressured that no crime had