West Bromwich defender apologises over embarrassing picture

Liam Ridgewell Credit: PA Pictures

The West Bromwich defender, Liam Ridgewell has apologised after an embarrassing picture of him in the toilet, using £20 notes instead of toilet roll, appeared on the internet.

Ridgewell, who has played for Aston Villa and Birmingham, reportedly claims the picture was taken to wind up a friend after he won a bet.

He says he never intended it to become public and understands how it could upset people. He has apologised for any offence it has caused.