Friday 9 December 2016

Wexford Youths had a hilarious Twitter gaff last night

Published 09/04/2016 | 13:32

Mark O'Sullivan scoring his side's first goal (SPORTSFILE)
Mark O'Sullivan scoring his side's first goal (SPORTSFILE)

Wexford Youths came close a famous victory against Cork City in the Airtricity League Premier Division on Friday night - yet it was a message on the club’s official feed that ensured the game received huge coverage on Twitter.

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While a late goal from Cork’s Mark O’Sullivan denied Wexford Youths a big away win at Turner's Cross, Wexford Youth's jovial Twitter contributor offered up a classic typo as he noted a near miss for the home side.

A subsequent tweet quickly confirmed the error, yet there was no temptation to delete the tweet and try again:

The gaff inspired a host of amusing responses, with this effort winning praise from the Wexford Youth’s twitter controller:

Revelling in their moment of Twitter stardom, the feed rounded off the game with this cheeky message:

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