Just when you thought the former Anfield owner couldn’t get any more embarrassing.
As George Gillett digested the words he was reading, the blood drained slowly from his face.
Surely there was a misprint in this report about Steven Gerrard marrying his long-term partner Alex which completely changed its meaning.
He read it again but it came out the same, so he phoned his co-owner: “Tom, there’s something you need to know. Our team captain is gay.”
A bemused Hicks asked for the evidence and when Gillett read it to him, in between guffaws, he explained that in England the term “partner” can refer to a member of the opposite sex.
Their captain wasn’t tackling for the other side. Alex was a woman.
Taken from Epic Swindle: 44 Months With A Pair Of Cowboys, by Brian Reade
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Today’s extract includes embarrassing exchanges with Robbie Keane and Robbie Fowler and yet more evidence that proves just how lucky the Anfield side were to get rid of the pair of idiots when they did!