Peter Beardsley has now released a statement via his solicitors.
This follows reporting by The Mail in recent days regarding the allegations made by young players at Newcastle United.
Peter Beardsley says that he has ‘no knowledge’ of any ‘reported findings’ with regard to the alleged unfair treatment and discriminatory comments.
Peter Beardsley still denies all the allegations and his solicitors say they will be ‘monitoring’ all future coverage by the media ‘carefully’.
The statement released by Farleys Solicitors on behalf of Peter Beardsley:
“Peter Beardsley is aware of media reports which result from unauthorised leaks.
“Peter Beardsley has no knowledge of the reported ‘findings’ of unfair treatment and discriminatory comments by him towards Newcastle United Football Club’s Under-23 players including Yasin Ben El-Mhanni.
“Peter Beardsley categorically denies the allegations.
“Peter Beardsley will not be making any further comment at the present time.
“Peter respectfully requests that his privacy and that of his family is respected.
“As Peter Beardsley’s legal representatives, we will be monitoring media and broadcasting coverage carefully.”