An 11 year old boy from Manchester has been sent home on his first day of high school over a 'severe' Sergio Aguero style haircut. Garry Hill also got into bother over his 'trainer' shoes.
The Manchester City fan was pulled up by a teacher at, Astley Sports College in Dukinfield, about the two shaved lines on his hair - just like the striker. After being told he'd have to go home the boy's dad Garry snr, 45, drove to school and spoke to the headteacher.
“I was told the haircut was unacceptable. I said I would take him home and shave out the lines. But then I was told his shoes were unacceptable. I told them I had bought them from Trespass from their back-to-school range.”
Headteacher, Eamonn Murphy told the MEN: “These are the rules and parents know them.”
The school’s website makes it clear hair with ‘steps’ or ‘tramlines’ aren’t acceptable and nor are black shoes with velcro straps instead of laces.
A schoolboy who had his haircut like football Sergio Aguero has been told he can't attend lessons with it on show.
Ten-year-old Tom Moseley was told his hairstyle, modelled on the Manchester City striker’s look, was too extreme by staff St Gilbert’s Primary School in Eccles. His family told the MEN they were told he could return to classes when his hair had grown, restyle it or wear a hat at all times.
Parents Lisa, 39, and Kirk, 43, have decided to keep Tom out of school, likening the school’s hat suggestion to wearing a ‘dunce’s cap’.
Lewis Kenny's hair is similar to that worn by Manchester City star Sergeo Aguero, but St Ambrose High School in Salford claims it broke their rules and put Lewis in isolation.
Lewis's parents say they've no plans to send him back to the barber.
The parents of a teenager, taken out of lessons for having a haircut similar to Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero , say they cannot understand the decision.
St Ambrose Barlow School in Swinton described Lewis Kenny's haircut as 'extreme', and said it broke school policy and placed him in isolation.
But the family say he has done nothing wrong.
Sergio Aguero gave one City fan the shock of a lifetime when he turned up at his home and offered him the chance to work for the Premier League club.
Lee Kenny, 24, from Stretford won the role to help shape the club’s new global membership, Cityzens, which launches this summer.
Lee has supported City for more than 21 years and so could hardly contain his disbelief at this incredible turn of events.
He said: “Sergio Aguero was literally the last person on earth I’d expect to see on my front-doorstep or in Stretford for that matter!”
“Getting the job at City was a dream come true as it was, let alone your hero coming to personally give your staff pass. It was a surprise I will never forget. ”
Sergio Aguero has tweeted a picture in support of Dani Alves, the Barcelona footballer who ate a banana thrown at him during Sunday's match against Villarreal.
Alves has been praised for his handling of what was a potentially inflammatory incident.
Manchester City striker Aguero wrote on Twitter: "With my colleague Marta from Brazil we say #NoToRacism. We are all equal."
Manchester City's top scorer Sergio Aguero does not intend to take short cuts in his recovery from injury.
Aguero, who has scored 26 goals for City this term, has been out since suffering a hamstring injury in the Champions League loss at Barcelona on March 12.
It is his third setback of an otherwise outstanding season following previous calf and hamstring problems.
Manager Manuel Pellegrini hinted last week that Aguero could be fit to face Southampton this Saturday but the player himself - also crucial to Argentina's World Cup campaign - is cautious.
The 25-year-old told DirecTV: "With this recovery I am trying to do my best to be able to play again, but I cannot do it in a hurry.
"I do think to myself if something happens now, I will lose the rest of the Premier League season and the World Cup."
Manchester City top scorer Sergio Aguero will miss this weekend's Barclays Premier League clash with Stoke but is poised to return to training next week.
The striker has missed four games with a hamstring injury but could be back in contention for the Capital One Cup final against Sunderland on March 2.
Midfielder James Milner is available again after his midweek European suspension and captain Vincent Kompany is not affected by a hamstring twinge. Defender Matija Nastasic is the only other notable absentee.
Provisional squad: Hart, Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Richards, Kompany, Lescott, Demichelis, Boyata, Clichy, Kolarov, Milner, Navas, Silva, Nasri, Toure, Fernandinho, Rodwell, Garcia, Negredo, Dzeko, Jovetic, Lopes.