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West Brom slam fan after he threatened to cancel season ticket over Black Lives Matter tweet

WEST BROM acted swiftly to shame a so-called supporter who criticised the club for backing Blackout Tuesday – and warned him he wasn’t welcome at the Hawthorns.

The Baggies took to social media as they stood up in the fight against 46-year-old George Floyd's shocking death in Minneapolis.

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West Brom slammed one 'fan' on Twitter for his shocking post

Floyd died after being arrested by police on May 25, with one officer since charged with murder after pressing his knee into his neck, despite his cries of, "I can't breathe."

On Blackout Tuesday, West Brom posted the words, "together we are stronger" on a black backdrop to Twitter.

But their tweet was slammed by one moronic "fan" who criticised Albion’s stance.

They wrote: "Pathetic. Cancel my season ticket. Cheers."

The Baggies immediately hit back, replying with a blunt, brutal message, saying: "You won't be missed."

The culprit was hounded on by outraged fans who vented their anger at him.


SunSport can reveal Albion launched a swift search of their season ticket databases in an attempt to hunt down the culprit.

But it turned out his threat to cancel his season ticket was a hollow one, as he didn’t actually hold one.

The fan later attempted to justify his outburst - claiming he's not a racist.

The Baggies supporter wrote: "Stupid. All lives matter mate. That is my point. No matter where you come from. Should be all lives matter.

"No football club should get involved in politics. That's the facts. My views. Right or wrong."

West Brom are justly proud of the pioneering role they played in breaking down racial barriers for black footballers in the 1970’s.

Fifty years ago, club legends Cyrille Regis, Laurie Cunningham and Brendon Batson became national icons.

The Baggies trio were affectionately known as the "Three Degrees".

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