Twitter Reacts As Racist Liverpool Fan Brands Praying Muslims 'A Disgrace'
A Liverpool fan caused a social media storm yesterday after his tweets and pictures from Liverpool's FA Cup tie with Blackburn went viral. Stephen Dodd (@stedoddnew) provoked significant outrage from the club's fanbase by tweeting the picture above (since deleted) along with the caption: "Muslims praying at half time at the match yesterday #DISGRACE.”.
Dodd then followed up the initial tweet by posting two further tweets:
Condemnation from the Liverpool fanbase was swift, witty and unanimous. Here's our pick of the best retorts:
The Liverpool Echo reports that Dodd has been contacted for comment, but is yet to respond.