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Footballer's Facebook faux pas
Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock
Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock hasn't commented so far

A football player at Crystal Palace has been left red-faced after posting details about having a trial with a Premier League club on the web.

Ashley-Paul Robinson thought he was just telling his 198 Facebook friends about a possible move to Fulham.

Instead, the 19-year-old winger made the details public, meaning 2.7 million people had access to it.

Officials at Crystal Palace, where he's played for the past five years, then became aware of his intentions.

Facebook status

The footballer first changed his Facebook status last Saturday to, 'Ashley-Paul is goin fulham on monday. If i pull dis off im on dis ting'.

The next day he revealed that he would be travelling to Bath with the Premier League team for the trial.

That day his status update changed to, 'Ashley-Paul is travling 2 Bath With Fulham Fingers Crossed'.

Then on Monday, newspapers started contacting him and Crystal Palace about the story.

He subsequently changed his message to, 'Ashley-Paul has been very naughty lol!'.

Robinson joined Crystal Palace aged 14 as an academy player.

He made his debut in March as a substitute against Preston North End and was offered a new contract.

Ashley-Paul Robinson isn't the first sports star to be caught out by Facebook.

Last year, two young tennis players had their funding suspended after posting photos of a big night out on Bebo.

There's no comment from either of the London clubs yet.

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