No I did not. I said the exact opposite.Gate wrote:
But his previous visa infringements will be held against him. You said so yourself, so it must be true.
"3. His previous visa infingements will not be held against him."
His passport will be endorsed that he has no right of re-entry to the UK, but this endorsement will be over- ridden by his new visa. His application for a "sportsmans work visa" will not be prejudiced by any earlier transgressions.