Crystal Palace captain Luka Milivojevic apologised on Wednesday for breaching COVID-19 guidelines after attending a party on New Year’s Eve.
Social media pictures showed the Serbian midfielder and Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic at a gathering with at least seven other people. His actions were condemned by Palace manager Roy Hodgson.
Under British government guidelines, people living in Tier 4 regions which includes London where the two clubs are located, are not allowed to mix with others outside their own household.
“I want to publicly apologise for my actions on New Year’s Eve,” Milivojevic said in a statement.
“As captain of Crystal Palace I am fully aware that my responsibilities go beyond football, and that in this instance, I have let the fans, the club, my manager and team-mates down. In what is a really difficult and challenging moment for everyone, I am truly…