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Chris Coleman lied about late night out

last updated Monday 12th November 2007, 11:11 AM
Chris Coleman
Chris Coleman
Chris Coleman will have a meeting with the Real Sociedad president today and could be in hot water with club bosses - after claiming he was late for a press conference on Friday because his washing machine flooded his flat.

After last night's 1-1 draw with Celta Vigo, the former Fulham boss revealed the real reason he had been late - he'd been out dancing until 5am, as had been reported by Spanish paper Marca.

Coleman said: " I was out until late in a place where I should not have been. The other day I gave you an excuse, above all to take the pressure off the club.

"Tomorrow I will talk with the president and I have already apologised to the players before the game. I have to ask for forgiveness from the fans and everybody connected with the club because there are no excuses. I have given ammunition for people to damage the club. It was a mistake.

"I have been at the club for just five months and it is the first time that something like this has happened."

Source Daily Mail
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