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Ched Evans: PFA head Gordon Taylor 'sorry' for Hillsborough comparison

The head of the Professional Footballers' Association Gordon Taylor has apologised after he appeared to compare the Ched Evans controversy with the Hillsborough disaster.

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Oldham sponsor: We will support the club whatever

Oldham Athletic sponsor CM Solicitors have given the club their full backing with regards to any decision they make regarding the signing of Ched Evans.

A spokesman for CM Solicitors, who have their logo on the back of the club's shirt, told ITV News: "We will support the club whatever."

Ched Evans has divided opinion. Credit: PA

The company's response is the opposite to that of the main stand sponsor at Oldham, Verlin Rainwater Solutions.

Craig Verling from the company said: "We're waiting to hear the club's decision before we release a statement but at this stage our standard is that we'll pull the plug on our sponsorship of the club, which is substantial. We don't condone it [the signing of Evans]"

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