Chico Flores slates West Ham in Twitter rant

The Swansea City defender hit out at West Ham supporters after he received a series of abusive tweets in relation to Andy Carroll's dismissal on Saturday.

Chico Flores Tweets

Swansea City defender Chico Flores came out on the front foot after verbal abuse from West Ham United supporters for his role in Andy Carroll's dismissal last weekend.

Flores was hit around the head by Carroll's flailing arm, before theatrically rolling around on the floor. Carroll was shown a red card for the incident.

West Ham United appealed Andy Carroll's suspension, but an independent commission acting on The FA's behalf concluded that there were no grounds for appeal and rejected the club's claim that referee Howard Webb had made "an obvious error".

Carroll will now be unavailable for selection in West Ham's upcoming Premier League fixtures with Aston Villa, Norwich City and Southampton.

Following public criticism from pundits and supporters via social media website Twitter, the Spaniard opted to issue a reply of his own to the critics. In three tweets on Wednesday night, he hit back at West Ham United fans, telling them that they should be worrying more about "the ugly way" that their team play football. Flores also posted a short video of the incident using mobile video app Vine.

Tweeting from his personal account - @ChicoFlores12, the defender commented: "I'm a bit tired of the strong insults from the west Ham fans. Whoever doesn't see the aggression in that action is blind."

"They should be more preoccupied with the ugly way their team play football: always making very long passes and never quick short passing."

"They should be worried about that before caring about such evident things." "Ok West Ham 2 - 0 Swansea ... Swansea 24 Points West Ham 22 Points Hahaha Smart !! Good luck ."

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