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The Kyle Walker case: why not all coronavirus offenders are made equal | Jonathan Liew

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As foolish as Walker has been, let’s not pretend this is a story motivated solely by a heartfelt concern for public health

You can’t defend Kyle Walker. A common sentiment, albeit one usually expressed with a comma in the middle. To break coronavirus protocol once, by hosting an adult-themed party at his house in April, might be considered unfortunate. To do so twice, by visiting his family in south Yorkshire, unwise. To then compound matters by offering up a defiant statement complaining of “harassment” is probably the point at which someone close to the Manchester City and England right-back should probably have taken him to one side for a quiet, physically-distanced chat.

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