Date: 12th December 2018 at 2:43pm
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The Daily Record was quick off the mark to speculate over ’ ‘issues’.

Within minutes of commenting on why the striker won’t be available to face the based publisher was telling it’ readers the problem involved.

Any employer faced with an employee with a problem is duty bound to provide support and assistance, that appears to be what have done in this instance.

There will be no shortage of suggestions about the nature of Griffiths’ issues across social media but it’s a different matter for a publisher to claim that they know what is involved.

Everyone, even footballers, are entitled to privacy with Rodgers’ careful wording of the reason for the players absence highlighting the sensitivity of the issue.

With a growing demand from advertisers to get hits or page-views there is a temptation to race into publishing a story- it seems that some in the industry may have forgotten about a front page covering .

Across at they were more restrained, simply quoting Rodgers and ‘ongoing issues.’

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