Malky Mackay has insisted he is "no racist," "no homophobe" and "no anti-Semitic" after offensive text messages he is alleged to have sent were revealed.
The former Cardiff City manager said he was under "immense pressure" at the time the messages were sent, but admitted "it should not have happened".
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