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Mark Sampson contradicts own evidence over Eni Aluko and Ebola statements | Football

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Mark Sampson’s attempts to clear his name amid allegations he made racial remarks to two of England’s women footballers ended with more embarrassment for the Football Association when he contradicted his own evidence from the independent inquiry and had to face questions that he had been caught saying something patently untrue.

The inconsistencies in Sampson’s account left his employer with a damage-limitation exercise at the end of a press conference when the England manager – absolved of any wrongdoing in the two controversial inquiries that have prompted calls from Kick It Out and the Professional Footballers’ Association for a new investigation – said on three separate occasions he could not recall any conversation with Eni Aluko in which they had discussed the Ebola virus.

Sampson had been asked whether Aluko, who alleges her former manager told her to make sure her Nigerian relatives did not bring the virus to Wembley, might have “mixed up” another…



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