Luke has advised us that, as part of the deal, he will donate a significant sum of money and give his time to support a local children's charity.
Although Luke made a dreadful mistake with unthinkable consequences, he has served his time and is totally remorseful.
While I respect others who have alternative views, from a moral standpoint, the Board and I think Luke is entitled to rehabilitation.
John Sheridan wanted to sign him and the club is totally supportive of that.
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