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Mitchell Johnson urges Football Australia to make ‘necessary’ Sam Kerr decision

Former Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has called on Football Australia to axe Sam Kerr as Matildas captain. The star striker failed to inform the governing body about being charged for multiple weeks -despite telling her club team Chelsea – and Johnson says if the 30-year-old isn’t relieved of captaincy duties it sends a ‘terrible message’ as everyone must be ‘accountable for their actions’.

The Matildas captain is charged with using insulting, threatening or abusive words that caused alarm or distress during an incident in Twickenham on January 30, 2023, where she threw up in a taxi after a night out. Kerr allegedly called a police officer a ‘stupid white bastard’ after the cops were called over a dispute regarding a taxi fare, according to reports, however, the 30-year-old denies she used the word ‘bastard’.

Pictured Mitchell Johnson left and Sam Kerr right

Mitchell Johnson has called for Sam Kerr to be removed as the…

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