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September 20, 2012

Welsh soccer player will not face charges after posting homophobic abuse to the Olympic diving partners

Welsh footballer Daniel Thomas will not face charges after tweeting homophobic abuse about British Olympic divers Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has ruled out prosecuting Thomas today (20 September), saying it was a 'one-off offensive Twitter message'.

The full statement reads: 'This was, in essence, a one-off offensive Twitter message, intended for family and friends, which made its way into the public domain.

August 3, 2012

Port Talbot Town FC midfielder Daniel Thomas released on bail pending further investigation into alleged homophobic Twitter message about Olympic divers

Welsh footballer Daniel Thomas has been arrested after allegedly tweeting homophobic abuse about British Olympic divers Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield.

It follows his suspension from Port Talbot Town FC and an internal investigation into whether the player sent the offensive tweet, which said the Olympians can ‘go and bum each other’ as a consolation to missing out on a medal in Monday’s 10-meter platform event in London.

August 2, 2012

Footballer may have been victim of prank after tweet sent saying Daley and fellow diver Peter Waterfield were 'bumming' each other

Welsh footballer Daniel Thomas has been suspended after allegedly tweeting homophobic abuse about British Olympic divers Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield.

Port Talbot Town FC confirmed it will conduct an internal investigation into the Twitter post sent from the midfielder’s account earlier this week.

Thomas denied making the offensive tweet made after the athletes missed out on a medal in Monday’s 10 meter platform event in London.

July 31, 2012

Welsh soccer player says he is victim of 'prank' after message on Twitter allegedly tells Olympic divers Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield to 'go bum each other' after missing out on a medal

A Welsh footballer has sparked outrage after allegedly tweeting homophobic abuse about Olympic divers Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield.

Port Talbot Town Football Club midfielder Daniel Thomas denied posting the offensive comments on Twitter following the athletes missing out on a medal in yesterday's 10 meter platform event in London.

In a statement, the football club claimed the tweet was a 'misguided prank' as a result of Thomas leaving his phone unattended.