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Trundle in disgrace

Trundle in disgrace

Lee Trundle and Alan Tate are in disgrace following distasteful and ill-advised gestures following the Millenium Stadium triumph on Sunday.

Trundle wore a T-shirt over his team jersey, depicting a cartoon of a Swansea player urinating on a blue Cardiff City shirt. The two players also proubly displayed a flag with insulting and offensive words written over it.

The actions appear suprising in the least as Cardiff were not even entered into the competition and have not played Swansea at all this season, whatever issues Trundle had appear to be personal or a misguided and pathetic attempt to endear himself further to the Swansea fans.


The comments have been criticised by Police, FAW, Swansea and Cardiff spokespeople alike and many Swansea fans have also been left extrmely bitter about the incident leading several to make thei own personal apologies.

It seems unlikely that the incident will spark any trouble between the supporters although the chances of the two sides being in the Championship next season look more likely, this would be a fantastic oppurtunity for both clubs and the last thing either club wants is for this kind of incident to over-shadow such fixture.

Trundle and Tate are experienced Swansea players and everyone would be happier if they, especially Trundle, did their talking on the pitch.



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Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Tuesday April 4 2006
Time: 11:52AM

Comments

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Harmless banter so just get over it .
JACK_THE_LAD
04/04/2006 18:04:00
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I don't know many Cardiff fans are in any way upset with it, just a damn stupid thing to do
bluebirdshroom
04/04/2006 18:28:00
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I agree it was a little stupid but at the end of the day it's happened and we can't change it , as i said i put it down to banter which is fine and i don't see a ban for LT10 just a fine .
JACK_THE_LAD
05/04/2006 09:20:00
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It was stupid but he's only a footballer and lets face it they're not known for their brains are they!
book_me_browning
05/04/2006 13:04:00
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can't even have a laugh now, they'll book you for taking your shirt off next!
paultsmouth
06/04/2006 17:21:00
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they do all ready you muppet (paultsmouth)
mattyjones
07/04/2006 22:35:00
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sorry paultsmouth, irony wasted on our Jack friends!
bluebirdshroom
08/04/2006 10:52:00
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hmmmm trundle in disgrace .... what about the cardiff fans that have been sending death threats to trundle and swansea city fans.... think thats a DISGRACE at least when he held that flag and put the top on he was not threatening any one ..... C'MON DA JACKS!! :D bera watch out cardiff here we cumm ... SWIM AWAYY !!
swanzea_gal
14/04/2006 18:43:00
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