Sky Sports analyst
Carragher has since come out and publicly apologised for his role in the incident and has also contacted the family directly.
I’ve just watched Carra23 say sorry. No excuses he’s made a big mistake . He’s massively passionate about football and he’s overstepped the mark and shouldn’t have reacted . I’ve been on TV for 3 years with him and imo this isolated incident shouldn’t stop us working together— Gary Neville (@GNev2) March 12, 2018
However, Sky have taken the decision to suspend the 40-year-old for the rest or the season but have confirmed they will talk to
"Following an internal review, Sky has suspended Jamie Carragher for the remainder of the football season," a
"Before the start of the next season, we will sit down with Jamie to discuss whether he is ready to return to his role."
Carragher has received criticism and support in almost equal measure following the incident. Although those condoning his actions are few and far between, many fans feel that the former England international deserves to be given a second chance.