Spoof: Football League to investigate Massimo Cellino for pasta tampering

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Massimo Cellino turned chef ahead of Leeds United's match against Bournemouth.

Disclaimer: The following report is a parody and not the real intentions of the Football League...

Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino is under Football League investigation for cooking his players a meal before their win against Bournemouth.

Having banned the owner from his stewardship of the club a day earlier, officials at the Football League were said to be furious to see the Italian ensuring his players were well fed.

Citing health and safety regulations being breached, an urgent statement read:

"The Football League can confirm Massimo Cellino could face a further ban, lasting until 2020.

"We take the nutrition of the footballers extremely seriously, and will not permit any owner to conduct his own business in a club kitchen without approved permission.

"There were numerous health and safety breaches in the video, starting with Cellino failing to wear a chef's uniform.

"The fact Leeds United went onto win a game for the first time in two months makes us suspicious as to the ingredients of the pasta."

The Football League went onto declare they would be bringing in their own chef, having told Ipswich Town to cancel their contract with former Leeds goalkeeper Paddy Kenny, for him to come in and oversee food and drink at Elland Road.

Leeds head coach Neil Redfearn weighed in, telling reporters: "Well, you know, this is Leeds United. The chefs may come and go, but nobody will ever take our pre-match meals away from us."

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