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FA panel: Wayne Hennessey displayed lamentable ignorance of Hitler and Nazis | Football

Wayne Hennessey was found to have displayed a “lamentable” lack of knowledge about Hitler and fascism by the Football Association commission which cleared him of making a Nazi salute.The Crystal Palace goalkeeper has been advised by the commission to “familiarise himself with events which continue to have great significance”.Hennessey was charged by the FA after a picture on social media showed him with his right arm raised and his left hand held across his mouth at a London restaurant with his teammates.Hennessey told the panel he was not making an offensive gesture but was trying to attract the attention of the waiter, Jordan Bussolini, who was taking the picture, and had cupped his hand around his mouth to make his voice carry.FacebookTwitterPinterest Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey in the background of a team photo taken in December 2018. Photograph: Max Meyer/Instagram “Mr Hennessey categorically denied that he was giving a Nazi salute,” the commission said in its written reasons. “Indeed, from the outset he said that he did not even know what one was. Improbable as that may seem to those of us of an older generation, we do not reject that assertion as untrue. In fact, when cross-examined about this Mr Hennessey displayed a very considerable – one might even say lamentable – degree of ignorance about anything to do with Hitler, fascism and the Nazi regime.“Regrettable though it...

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