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Floyd Mayweather Jr argues with woman at Brixton barbers because she 'didn't know who he was'

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr has been filmed at a Brixton barbers shop arguing with a woman because she didn't recognise him.

In the video, posted on Youtube, the boxer - who is the currently the highest paid athlete in the world - is heard asking the woman 'Have you got Google?' and 'Do you know what Forbes magazine is?', while she retorts 'I only watch big fights - I know Mike Tyson'.

The video has since clocked up over 1.2 million views.

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West Ham order Tomkins to carry out extra community work after assault conviction

West Ham defender James Tomkins. Credit: PA

West Ham have ordered their defender James Tomkins to carry out extra community work after he was found guilty of assaulting a police officer and being drunk and disorderly outside a nightclub in December.

Tomkins, 25, pleaded guilty to both offences on Monday and was fined £3,500 by magistrates. He will now carry out extra community work, including coaching young and disabled footballers in the local area.

"Getting him out in the community - particularly when he's a West Ham boy - is a much better punishment than fining him," West Ham boss Sam Allardyce said.

"The bottom line is he shouldn't have got himself into that situation or that position - he should show more responsibility."


Police called to Arsenal game after flares thrown onto the pitch

A police operation is in place for the Arsenal v Galatasary Champions League match tonight.

Officer said flares were lit and thrown onto the pitch during the match and seven arrests have been made. Two men were arrested before the game for attempting to enter the ground with flares, with five others were arrested for criminal damage, being wanted on warrant, public order offences and throwing a flare onto the pitch.

Flares were also thrown near to the Tollington pub in Hornsey Road, N7 before the game, but no arrests were made.

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West Ham player fined for assaulting police officer

West Ham United defender James Tomkins has been fined £3,500 for assaulting a police officer outside a nightclub.

West Ham United defender James Tomkins. Credit: PA Wire

Tomkins, 25, admitted assaulting a police constable, being drunk and disorderly in a public place and obstructing a constable outside the Sugar Hut nightclub on December 21.

He was fined £3,500 for the assault and was ordered to pay £3,785 court costs, £200 compensation to the police officer and a £120 victim surcharge.

Tomkins was told that the incident was "a blot on your character", with West Ham now likely to take their own action to punish him.

Watford wishes Oscar Garcia the best for the future

Everyone feels it is important that there is continuity in the coaching structure. Ruben Martinez and Javier Pereira will therefore continue as Billy McKinlay’s assistants.

We appreciate Oscar’s candour in placing the best interest of Watford FC ahead of his own personal thoughts and we wish him well for his future in football.

In Billy McKinlay, we have someone with the qualities and significant experience to build further on the foundations already laid for a successful season ahead.

– Scott Duxbury, CEO


Oscar Garcia 'aware he may not be able to return'

I was closely involved with the appointment of Billy McKinlay, because I was aware that I may not be able to return.

I always wanted an experienced British coach within our set-up, because it’s important to have that mix of cultures and experience with this squad.

I would like to thank Watford’s fans for their kindness during my time here at the club. I will be hoping to see you all as a Premier League club next season.

– Oscar Garcia
Oscar Garcia Credit: PA

Billy McKinlay replaces Oscar Garcia as Watford Head Coach

Could Chelsea end up playing a season at Wembley?

Chelsea could end up playing a season at Wembley Stadium if they go ahead and redevelop Stamford Bridge.

Wembley Stadium Credit: PA

Chelsea are keen to expand their current capacity from 41,623 to 60,000 in an attempt to compete with rivals Arsenal and Manchester United who attract weekly attendances of 60,000 and 75,000 at the Emirates Stadium and Old Trafford.

Stamford Bridge Credit: PA

Chelsea have already sounded out the Rugby Football Union over a temporary move to Twickenham Stadium. But that could be met with opposition from people living nearby.

There are few other alternatives which means the club may have to consider Wembley. Currently the number of events at the stadium is limited by the council to 37 a year because of issues with noise, parking and policing. Chelsea would need to change that, which could require a public consultation.

£4000 Pinarello bike stolen from GB triathlete

GB Triathlete Jessica Earp's £4000 stolen Pinarello Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police are appealing for help to find a stolen Pinarello bicycle belonging to a GB triathlete.

The modified Pinarello, which belongs to Jessica Earp and is valued at around £4000, was stolen on 12 September from Malet Street in Camden.

Earp locked the bike to a rack, removed the front wheel, taking it with her.

CCTV footage shows the suspect riding up to the Pinarello bike, before stealing a wheel from another parked cycle. He then attaches this wheel to the Pinarello, cuts the lock and rides off, leaving his bike behind.

CCTV of the suspect riding the stolen bike Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police are looking for a white man in his early 20's, of slim build and wearing a light grey jumper, dark grey shorts, a black and silver cycle helmet and a black rucksack.

Anyone with information is urged to contact PC Cara Newton on 020 8733 6846 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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