Lord Sugar and the infamous '1-1 at Newcastle' Tweet

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Lord Sugar, former chairman of Tottenham Hotspur, made a remarkable error when he Tweeted about a Newcastle equaliser yesterday.

A huge roar went up around White Hart Lane yesterday following Lord Sugar’s Tweet about an equaliser for Newcastle against Arsenal, something central defender Michael Dawson says convinced him the club was in the top four.

However, it turned out to be the mother of all mistakes on the part of the multi-millionaire, who claimed that a lack of a mobile phone signal stopped him from verifying if the vital Newcastle goal had been scored.

It hadn’t and the rest is history, as Arsenal secured the chance to qualify for the Champions League next season.

It’s remarkable to think that someone with such stature and experience in the game could let his emotions get the better of him, especially at such a crucial stage of the final day celebrations.

Cheers, turned to silence which turned to grumblings of uncertainty as 40,000 Tottenham supporters tried to work out if Laurent Koscielny’s opener had in fact been cancelled out.

It’s not Lord Sugar’s fault, it’s whoever said that Newcastle had scored in the first place. Unless it was him that created the ‘1-1’ rumour but then why would he do that to his own supporters?

Twitter’s a great social media tool and mobile internet is a brilliant piece of advanced technology. Still, sometimes there’s nothing better than turning on the wireless and listening out for the footie scores.

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