Affair with model: Paper names football star
A Scottish newspaper has claimed it has identified the footballer at the centre of a legal injunction.
The Sunday Herald published a full page headshot of a football star, (a veteran star of a top English Premier League) on its front page - merely covering his eyes with a black bar, which features the word 'censored'.
The newspaper's actions come after a player obtained an injunction to prevent details of an alleged affair with former Big Brother contestant, Imogen Thomas, being published.
Technically, the newspaper is free to publish the footballer's name, as the injunction does not apply in Scotland.
However, most publications have not exploited this opportunity because of the possibility that copies would be sold south of the border.
In an editorial, the newspaper defended its decision by saying: "We believe it unsustainable that the law can be used to prevent newspapers from publishing information that readers can access at the click of a mouse.or HERE