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Top five: Twitter outbursts

Chopra was a silly boy. (©GettyImages)
Chopra was a silly boy. (©GettyImages).

Blackpool forward Michael Chopra has been fined £10,000 for his Twitter outburst on Tuesday.

Chopra, 30, hasn’t been in his finest form since joining the Championship side having as yet failed to score for the Tangerines.

The striker arrived at training yesterday morning to find out he was one of only a few players in and took his frustration to Twitter,

“F******g joke this come in training and only 6 F*****g players here then find out the fitness coach taken the football session #Joke”

The tweet was swiftly deleted and replaced by a further tweet.

“Best wishes go to Steve Thompson and family just found out why he wasn't in”

Following Chopra’s u-turn the club released a statement about his outburst.

“The club can confirm that Chopra was one of number of players asked to report to training as normal this morning for extra work with the fitness coach," read the statement.

"Both the manager and the chairman are aware and disappointed with the contents of his tweet, prompting this course of action.”

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