Karen Carney reveals abuse on social media led her to suicidal thoughts


  • Barrage of abusive messages followed comments about Leeds
  • ‘It was relentless. I can’t even describe it … three or four days’

Karen Carney has revealed she contemplated taking her own life after receiving abuse on Twitter. The former England international described how abuse she received in December affected her mental health.

Carney had praised Leeds while working on Amazon Prime during their 5-0 win against West Brom but said she was concerned they could “blow up at the end of the season”. She added: “I actually think they got promoted because of Covid in terms of it gave them a bit of respite,” meaning the pause in action because of the coronavirus pandemic allowed their players vital rest before the Championship run-in.

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