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Hull City’s Snodgrass cheats Crystal Palace and issues classic non-apologetic apology

by | 11th, December 2016

Cheating footballers are the gift that keeps on giving. The latest is Robert Snodgrass, a nominatively determined snide Dickens would thought a little too figurative. Having thrown himself to the ground and taken the resulting penalty, opting to score and celebrate with gusto, rather than hoof the ball into the stands or pass it to the Crystal Palace goalkeeper, Snodgrass took to twitter.

“Apologies from my end, it was never a penalty,” tweeted Snodgrass after the match. “But I genuinely thought the defender was going to slide, so I tried to ride the tackle”.

It’s a terrific non-denial denial, with a sympathetic back story and neat non-apology apology. Snodgrass was already on a yellow when he dived, sorry, used his tingling 6th sense to anticipate a

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