Dirty Tackle

Wolves’ Roger Johnson showed up to training drunk the day after a 5-0 loss

Brooks Peck
Dirty Tackle

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Roger Johnson wishing he had an appletini in his hand. (Getty)

It's been a difficult season for Wolves. Currently sitting in the relegation zone and now with a caretaker manager after Mick McCarthy got the sack, traveling to Fulham just to lose by a Leo Messi of goals would be enough to drive some to drink. Which is exactly what Wolves' summer signing Roger Johnson did. And then he went to training.

From the Telegraph:

Less than 24 hours after his club's 5-0 humiliation at Fulham, Johnson, 28, was ordered to train with the development squad after interim manager Terry Connor became aware the player was under the influence of alcohol.

Johnson has been fined two weeks' wages and it is doubtful whether he will be involved against Blackburn Rovers on Saturday. His Wolves future must also be in doubt.

Johnson, who was named captain before the start of the season and joined Wolves in a £4 million transfer after suffering relegation with Birmingham last season, has since apologized for this. If Wolves lose by five goals to Blackburn this weekend, Johnson probably won't be the only one showing up to the next training session drunk, though.

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