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Sunderland ‘Man’ Charged With Offensive Tweet About John Alder and Liam Sweeney

7 years ago

A Sunderland ‘man’ has been charged with sending an offensive Tweet about Liam Sweeney and John Alder, the two Newcastle fans who were amongst those lost in the Ukrainian plane tragedy.

Eighteen year old Mitchell Tace Chapman of Pegswood Road in Sunderland will appear at Sunderland Magistrates Court on Monday 11 August, charged with making a malicious communication.

If ever there was a case of an exception proving the rule, then this is it.

While thousands of Sunderland fans have gone out of their way to send messages of condolences and/or make donations to memorial funds set up in Liam and John’s memory, this loser simply reminds us of the overwhelming positive reaction of our mackem friends and indeed people all around the World.

The fundraising page set up by Sunderland fan Gary Ferguson has now seen thousands of Sunderland and Newcastle fans come together and help raise (currently!) over £31,000, which will be split between the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and the Marie Curie Hospice in Newcastle, in honour of Liam and John.

If you would like to send that total even higher then visit HERE.

As for the lowlife in question, I’m quite sure his biggest punishment is yet to come from his fellow residents of Sunderland, who will leave Mitchell Tace Chapman in no doubt as to the disgusting nature of his actions.

Sadly this isolated case is almost inevitable as a consequence of the easy access to social media and no barriers to lowlifes getting involved on Twitter.


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