Jonny Evans and Gareth Barry Among Those Who Reportedly Stole a Taxi in Barcelona

Jonny Evans and Gareth Barry Among Those Who Reportedly Stole a Taxi in Barcelona

The four West Brom players at the centre of the stolen taxi scandal have apologised on the club’s official website, with Jonny Evans and Gareth Barry among the quartet.

Midfielder Jake Livermore and goalkeeper Boaz Myhill were also involved in the bizarre incident, which allegedly took place in the early hours of Thurday morning in Barcelona.

The Baggies had been on a mid-winter training trip to Spain, ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup fifth round tie against Southampton, when four previously unnamed players broke the club curfew.

Embed from Getty Images

The Sun originally reported that the four players stole a taxi from outside a fast-food restaurant and drove it back to their hotel, before abandoning it on the street.

And now, Evans, Barry, Livermore and Myhill have came forward on the club’s official website as the four who are under investigation:


Where this leaves West Brom boss Alan Pardew is anyone’s guess, as the club currently sit rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table.

Not the kind of story they’d like to be coming out ahead of a tough round of fixtures…

More in Football

How Successful Has the Return of the Bundesliga Been?

Jonny BoyleJune 17, 2020

Why Bayern Munich May Be One More Tough Test Away From the Bundesliga Title

Jonny BoyleJune 3, 2020

Are Hakim Ziyech’s Comments About the 2018-19 Champions League Final Fair?

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

EFL League One Playoff Decision Puts Paul Lambert’s Ipswich Position at Risk

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

Fun Things That Sports Fans Can Do At Home During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Jonny BoyleMay 18, 2020

Bookmakers Will Be Watching Closely as Footballing Authorities Decided Season Outcome

Daniel CawApril 10, 2020

France Football Select Celtic Kit as One of the Greatest Football Strips of All-Time

Daniel CawApril 9, 2020

Bundesliga Set to Resume Next Month – But Behind Closed Doors Until 2021

Daniel CawApril 9, 2020

Sadio Mane Admits He Was ‘Thinking About Man Utd’ Before His Liverpool Move

Daniel CawApril 9, 2020