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Crystal Palace: Fan react to club’s Gareth Southgate tweet

Crystal Palace: Fan react to club’s Gareth Southgate tweet - Crystal Palace

Many Crystal Palace fans have been venting on Twitter following an official club post commiserating former Eagles player Gareth Southgate after his England side lost the Euro 2020 final to Italy on penalties.

Spending six-and-a-half years in south London, the 50-year-old went on to rack up more than 180 ppearances for Crystal Palace, registering 22 goals [Soccerbase].

Now in the heady heights of being England manager, he successfully lead the Three Lions to their first major international tournament final since 1966, although could not see the job through against the Italians at Wembley.

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Facing criticism from fans up and down the country, his choice of penalty takers in the final has been called into question, to say the least.

After Crystal Palace posted a message of support on social media reading “You did the nation proud”, many Eagles supporters took to Twitter to voice their disagreement with that sentiment.

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CPFC fans react:

Replying to the club’s official Twitter account, here is how some supporters reacted to the message to Southgate:

“He didn’t.”

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“Did feel like watching Palace after 20 minutes”
“Choosing inexperienced players to take pens is a ridiculous idea. They’d lost before they kicked the ball. Manager at fault I’m afraid.”
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“Not really. Yet another disappointment. Wouldn’t have him at Palace. Didn’t turn up tonight :(“
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“Hardly, shocking manager throughout this whole thing, shocking lineup decisions and dismal effort from his players”
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“Terrible”
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