Found December 06, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
PLAYERS: Andy Carroll
Most English soccer clubs have a tradition of holding team Christmas parties each year in the month of December. The parties have often been a public relations nightmare for teams, as some players tend to have a bit too much fun and get themselves into trouble. That will not be happening with the Queens Park Rangers this year. Because they are currently in last place in the English Premier League, the QPR players have decided that it would not be appropriate to hold a Christmas party for the team this year. According to The Telegraph, the teams feels that it would give the wrong impression to its fans by holding a celebration during a disappointing season. It may have helped the Queens Park Rangers’ decision that a West Ham player, Andy Carroll, was recently involved in a physical confrontation with a photographer during his team’s Christmas party in Ireland. The team says that Carroll, the highest-paid player in West Ham history, broke no team rules and that a photographer continue...
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