Julio Arca: An apology

On 24 March 2017 the Sunderland Echo published a defamatory tweet online which incorrectly featured a photograph of former Sunderland and Middlesbrough footballer, Mr Julio Arca.

Monday, 18th September 2017, 12:19 pm
Updated Monday, 18th September 2017, 12:25 pm
Julio Arca.

This was an error. Mr Arca had no connection with this story whatsoever.

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The Sunderland Echo unreservedly apologises to Mr Arca and his family for our error and for any upset, embarrassment or damage to his reputation that he has suffered as a result.

We have agreed to compensate Mr Arca and reimburse his legal costs.