Bardsley angers Sunderland fans with mocking tweet

Phil Bardsley infuriated Sunderland fans with an apparent mocking tweet after defeat to Fulham.

Phil Bardsley infuriated Sunderland fans with an apparent mocking tweet after defeat to Fulham.

The Mail on Sunday says Bardsley sent a message to Sunderland supporter Scott Harrison who, on Saturday night, put a picture on Instagram of the build-up to the game.

The photograph appears to show a suited Bardsley in front of the home dug-out in the foreground, with the Barclays Premier League match ball in the background between the pitch and tunnel on the new podium.

Harrison wrote '#opening day (heart)'.

Bardsley, responding under the name Bardoman26 wrote: 'Great opening day. Hahahhahaha hahahhaha!!!'

The outburst was tweeted by unhappy Sunderland supporters who, two seasons ago, voted the 28-year-old full-back their player of the year.

One of the first tweets from lewisinho said 'Phil Bardsley, ladies and gentlemen. He gets £32,000 a week off this club and that’s how he treats the club.'

And, typifying the response among fans, langleyparkmackem Dave Herron tweeted: 'Bardsley laughing at our great club.'

 
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