Warnock claims iconic Red Star Belgrade are ‘part-time’ with PLUMBERS as players

first_imgDidn’t realise it was a fake and it was an electrician. Obviously don’t believe everything you read. Lesson learnt pic.twitter.com/9Lx0jeWeFb— Stephen Warnock⚽️📺🎙 (@StephenWarnock3) August 29, 2019 STEPHEN WARNOCK has held his hands up over his hair-brained claim Red Star Belgrade are full of part-time players and a plumber.The Serbian club qualified for the Champions League after beating Young Boys on away goals.4 Stephen Warnock appeared to get his facts wrong as he claimed the Red Star Belgrade squad contained plumbersCredit: Twitter/Sky Sports4 A rogue Twitter account claimed Red Star Belgrade striker Milan Pavkov was an electrician after he scored in the win over Liverpool last seasonCredit: Getty Images – GettyAnd after they were drawn against Tottenham in the Champions League, the former Liverpool, Aston Villa, Leeds and Wigan defender bizarrely revealed he thought they had a plumber playing for them.Speaking to Sky Sports News anchor Jim White immediately after the Champions League draw, Warnock appeared to get his facts wrong.He said: “It’s a very hostile place, they’re part timers as well and you think that they beat the European champions.”They have a lot of guys who are… there were plumbers playing there last year so that’s impressive in itself.”But to have a home record like that says it is a hostile place.”It turns out Red Star do not have any “part-timers” — but are a fully professional outfit in the multi-million pound competition.But Warnock revealed he was suckered by a tweet he saw from a football Twitter account that claimed Red Star striker Milan Pavkov is an electrician — even though he said “plumber” on air.The claim turned out to be rubbish — and fans were quick to lay into Warnock on social media.4 The Champions League group stages draw has once again thrown up plenty of tasty clashesMOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’STIR IT UPBohemians post cryptic response to FIFA promoting a jersey with Bob Marley on it4 Warnock was speaking to Jim White on Sky Sports NewsCredit: Twitter/Sky SportsWhen you read this and say plumber instead of electrician. 🙈 oops pic.twitter.com/6vUKFZqpGJ— Stephen Warnock⚽️📺🎙 (@StephenWarnock3) August 29, 2019 He tweeted: “When you read this and say plumber instead of electrician.”And Warnock replied to another tweet, saying: “Didn’t realise it was a fake and it was an electrician.”Obviously don’t believe everything you read. Lesson learnt.”last_img read more