In 2014, Reading and Bolton Wanderers social media teams bantered each other prior to their Championship meeting.
Newcastle United’s social media team took banter to a whole new level this morning…
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) August 16, 2016
Some expected the responses:
— Althanan Hamilin (@furrygiblets) August 16, 2016
Whilst quite a few of us agreed with Peter:
— Peter O’Sullivan (@PeteySullivan) August 16, 2016
Those expecting anything less than a barrage of abuse, were sorely disappointed….
When you learn that they were the polite tweets, the depth of feeling becomes very apparent.
Not to everyone though. It was suggested that we give him a present, such as this DVD, which was thoughtful:
— Duncan Mason (@Duncan_Mason) August 16, 2016
It’s good to see that the opening defeats of the season haven’t crushed the underlying sense of humour in the offices at St James Park.
God bless ’em.