Pompey hero in Twitter spat

Darren Anderton
Darren Anderton

Former Pompey winger Darren Anderton has become embroiled in a Twitter spat with a BBC commentator.

Connor McNamara has become the subject of Anderton’s fury for suggesting he could not take part in a ‘crossbar challenge’ at half-time during Spurs’ clash with Aston Villa on Monday because of injury.

Anderton, who picked up the nickname Sicknote in his career do to be sidelined regularly, launched a furious response including some colourful language.

The former Spurs man insisted he was asked to hand out prizes, but McNamara responded by stating he reported what was said by the stadium announcer.

The Match of the Day and Radio 5 Live commentator has since uploaded audio of the announcement.

But that has not appeased Anderton, who is still looking for an apology for the tweet.