Offside: English club bummed, striker opts for Love Island participation

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Football career on the back burner by Love Island participationJamie Allen should have taken a shot at promotion to English professional football with Halifax Town this season, but the forward has other priorities. He is not available for the National League club for now, as he is a contestant on the hit TV show Love Island.
Halifax doesn‘t seem too happy with Allen’s choice. โ€œHe has made it clear that this opportunity is very important to him. We will discuss the issue when he has returned,โ€ the club writes on Twitter. Halifax took the nick of time last season alongside promotion to the League Two.

Jamie Allen has decided to join the cast of โค๏ธ Island 2022, making his intentions clear that the opportunity is very important to him.The matter will be reviewed on his return.
โ€” FC Halifax Town (@FCHTOnline) July 20, 2022

Did someone order ๐Ÿ˜ฑ FOUR ๐Ÿ˜ฑ new bombshells? #Loveisland pic.twitter.com/FCoYQxAtHC
โ€” Love Island (@LoveIsland) July 20, 2022