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Blues and Social Media

Blues have continued their recent trend of increasing supporter/player interaction with the second “day” on social media offering chats with a player amongst a slew of photos and interview questions designed to inform and entertain the fans. Jonathan Spector was the second player to be given the hotseat following the success of Chris Burke’s day the week prior.

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To Tweet or Not To Tweet

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Yesterday was a hard day for Alpaslan Ozturk. After being told by the club he wasn’t going to be offered a deal, he tweeted from his account that he had been released by the club because they couldn’t afford to pay the £30,000 compensation for him. Of course, with the parlous state of Blues’ finances being well known, this provoked a certain amount of discussion, debate and anger amongst some Blues fans, who couldn’t believe that the club couldn’t afford thirty grand for a fairly promising youth player. Now, his twitter account has been deleted, and young Alpa has to reflect on how harsh a mistess social media is.

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