"Weeks after sexist behaviour cost him his job at Sky Sports, racism was added yesterday to the accusations levelled against Richard Keys.
The shamed football presenter was taped referring to a black player as ‘choco’. Keys, who today attempts to revive his career by starting a £200,000-a-year radio job alongside his partner-in-disgrace Andy Gray, made the comment while preparing for a broadcast.
Keys and former footballers Graeme Souness and Ray Wilkins are heard discussing Jamaican-born David Johnson, who at the time was tipped to represent Scotland.
Johnson, then a striker at Nottingham Forest, had been tipped to play for Scotland but it turned out he was ineligible. Wilkins starts asking a question before Souness, himself a Scot, interrupts, saying sarcastically: ‘He looks like a Jock, doesn’t he?’
Keys replies: ‘Choco Jocko.’
By JR on Saturday, February 19, 2011
This was said 11 years ago but has just been dredged up: