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Tottenham blame 'security breach' for tweet mocking Liverpool's title failure

Spurs have apologised for the ‘brutal but funny’ video posted to their account.

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR HAVE apologised after a video was posted on their official Twitter account mocking Liverpool’s Premier League title “capitulation”.

Liverpool led 3-0 at Crystal Palace last night, only for the hosts to score three goals in the final 11 minutes to earn a point and put Manchester City in the driving seat to win the league.

Shortly after the game a post appeared on Tottenham’s Twitter account comparing Liverpool’s late collapse to Newcastle United’s failure to win the title in 1995-96 after holding a 12-point advantage over Manchester United.

It read: “Brutal but very funny. The biggest capitulation since Newcastle in the 90s.”

A Vine video was attached to the tweet, with the film quickly seguing from footage of Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard leading a team huddle after the 3-2 win over Manchester City to his slip that handed Chelsea the opening goal in a 2-0 victory at Anfield.

The video then showed Dwight Gayle scoring the equaliser at Selhurst Park followed by an unrelated clip of Palace manager Tony Pulis laughing.


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Tottenham have now removed the post and were quick to tweet an apology.

“We are currently looking into a security issue where our official Vine account has been compromised,” the club said.

“We apologise to anyone offended by a recent tweet, which was immediately deleted. This post was not tweeted by anyone affiliated to THFC.”

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