The PFA chairman admitted it was a "really gross error of judgement" choosing comedian Reginald D Hunter to perform at last night's awards dinner, the Daily Mail reported.
He told the newspaper:
As the chairman I am embarrassed. I apologise unreservedly and it won’t happen again on my watch.
I thought that we made a really gross error of judgement in who we selected for our entertainment last night. I was embarrassed.
All that has gone on in football over the past few years, with everything that we purport to stand for, his set was inappropriate, it really was.
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