Twitter post results in transfer listing for footballer

No-one ever claimed that footballers were smart. One English ‘professional’ has just been transfer listed after Tweeting that he hoped all his detractors (club fans) would die! The player – Marvin Morgan – joins an increasing list of sportspeople who fail to ‘get’ that sending a message via Twitter is the same as sending out a shorthand press release. Are sports clubs failing in their duty of care, to brief employees about the dangers of social media commentary??

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