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Spurs apologise for tweet goading 'Pool

TOTTENHAM have apologised and begun an investigation after their social media accounts were hacked and a video was posted poking fun at Liverpool's collapse in the Premier League title race.

Shortly after Brendan Rodgers' side threw away a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Crystal Palace, all but surrendering the title to Manchester City, a post mocking them appeared on Tottenham's official Twitter feed.

It read: "Brutal but very funny. The biggest capitulation since Newcastle in the 90s."

The tweet was accompanied by a Vine video which segued from Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard leading a team huddle after victory over City to his slip to gift Chelsea the opening goal in their recent 2-0 win at Anfield.

That was followed by footage of Dwight Gayle's equaliser for Palace, a close-up of the 3-3 scoreline from Sky's coverage and an unrelated clip of Palace boss Tony Pulis laughing.

Spurs removed the offending post and subsequently tweeted: "We apologise to anyone offended by a recent tweet."


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