GUWAHATI, Aug 1: NorthEast United FC today terminated the contract of former Liverpool and Fulham player Tony Warner, who was announced as a player-cum-goalkeeping coach for the second edition of the Indian Super League football tournament. Without disclosing the ground for the termination, NEUFC in its website said the 41-year-old �breached� his standard player�s agreement.
�NEUFC has exercised the team�s right to terminate the contract of (Anthony Rudolph) Warner for material breach of his standard player�s agreement. We�re not prepared to provide any more detail or to discuss the underlying grounds for the contract termination at this time,� NEUFC said.
The English-born Trinidad and Tobago footballer, who had a stint at Bolton as a coach last season, had joined the coaching staff of Bolton Wanderers despite signing on the dotted lines with the Indian franchise. � PTI