Jamie Carragher spitting incident: Sky suspends pundit until end of season

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Carragher sorry for ‘awful behaviour’

Former Liverpool and England defender Jamie Carragher has been suspended by Sky until the end of the football season after he spat towards a girl and her father on Saturday.

Carragher was filmed spitting from his car towards another vehicle after the Manchester United v Liverpool match.

He has apologised over the incident.

Greater Manchester Police told BBC Sport on Wednesday it has started an investigation and “attempts are being made to speak to all parties involved”.

Sky says 40-year-old Carragher, a Sky Sports pundit, will “get the help he needs to guarantee something like this never happens again”.

The broadcaster says the decision was made following an internal review, adding: