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CLUB STATEMENT: Peter Odemwingie

PUBLISHED

13:52 8th February 2013

Striker has been disciplined, issues apology and will resume full training

ALBION have taken disciplinary action against Peter Odemwingie in respect of his conduct over the past fortnight.

Odemwingie has accepted his punishment. He will now resume full training with his team-mates and is available for first-team selection.

Peter Odemwingie said: “I understand how my actions have been viewed and want to apologise to the club and our supporters for any distress I have caused.

“I want to reassure everyone at the club and our fans that I will continue to give my all whenever I am selected.

“We have enjoyed a good season so far and I aim to play my part in keeping the club as high up the table as possible.”

Chairman Jeremy Peace said: “This has been an extremely difficult time for the club and it was imperative that we dealt with such a serious matter both fully and correctly.

“We have made our position very clear throughout – both privately to Peter and publicly.

“Peter has apologised for his conduct to me personally and the club and our supporters as a whole. 

“He has accepted his punishment and promised to comply with all club regulations moving forward.

“It was important that we resolved this episode as expediently as possible to enable everyone to focus on the most important issue at this club – competing in the Premier League.”

The club will be making no further comment on this matter.

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