September 9th, 2011

Manchester City director resigns after email

Garry Cook resigns from Manchester City over offensive email claims

• Manchester City chief executive denied claims
• Club investigation finds 'foundation' to allegations

The Manchester City chief executive Garry Cook has resigned his position at the club in the wake of allegations he sent an email to Nedum Onuoha's mother, Dr Anthonia Onuoha, who has cancer, ridiculing her illness. Cook initially denied sending the email, which was supposed to be going to City's director of football, Brian Marwood, and claimed his email account had been hacked into. He also claimed the culprit had been dealt with.

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First denial, then a resignation. What a classy cupcake.