Peter Beardsley's solicitors release a statement
Peter Beardsley is aware of media reports which result from unauthorised leaks.
Peter Beardsley has no knowledge of the reported 'findings' of unfair treatment and discriminatory comments by him towards Newcastle United Football Club’s Under-23 players including Yasin Ben El-Mhanni.
Peter Beardsley categorically denies the allegations.
Peter Beardsley will not be making any further comment at the present time.
Peter respectfully requests that his privacy and that of his family is respected. As Peter Beardsley’s legal representatives, we will be monitoring media and broadcasting coverage carefully.