Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Joke Bumfires On Ridgewell

Joke Bumfires On Ridgewell

Wouldn't normally cover this but it did make me laugh, Liam Ridgewell has got himself into a bit of hot water after a private joke.

An enraged fan apparently, got hold of a picture of Ridge pretending to wipe his backside with a wad of £20 notes as if it were toilet paper, and thought it was sensible to send it to The Sun.

The fan who wished to remain anonymous told the tabloid.

'The people of West Brom earn a fraction of what this idiot earns yet he makes a mockery of his good fortune like this. It makes me sick.'

In many ways I might suggest 'the people of West Brom' as a group probably earn more than Ridge does, but seriously, are we to presume somebody thought this was genuine and not a joke?

Are sensibilities really so offended in our politically correct world where a footballer can't possibly have a private joke with a friend? Thank God some of my jokes have never been made public!

Ridge himself explained.

'The photo was taken in the privacy of my home around 8 months ago as a joke to wind up a mate who I had just won a personal bet with. I only intended him to see the photo but now it's public I can understand how it will be viewed. I am sorry for any offence it causes.'

No apology necessary Liam, and I don't believe it paints the club in a bad light as suggested by a club spokesperson.

It's a joke, they are still allowed I'm led to believe.

Vital West Brom on: facebook

Vital West Brom on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Baggy Boy
Date:Sunday December 2 2012
Time: 8:40PM

Comments

0
i agree he should have more sense hes a grown man and a very lucky man i hope the club takes some sort of action
georgewba1930
03/12/2012 15:37:00
0
More sense than to have a private joke between friends? What can the club take action against, having a sense of humour in the privacy of his own home? Fair do's if he did it at the ground or training ground, that would be different.
Baggy Boy
03/12/2012 19:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Now We Need To See A Reaction - Pulis

Head coach Tony Pulis has said that following defeat to Newcastle United he now needs to see a reaction from the players in our next outing.

Match Day Officials v Peterborough

The Football Association have now announced the Match Day Officials that will take charge of the game against Peterborough United this Wednesday.

Pulis On Worst Away Display Yet

Head coach Tony Pulis has bemoaned West Brom's worst ever away day showing since he joined the club following defeat to Newcastle at the weekend.

Audio - Worst Away Display Yet For Pulis

Head coach Tony Pulis has slammed West Bromwich Albion's worst away day showing since he joined the club following the performance at the weekend.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Newcastle MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Foster70%
Dawson0%
McAuley0%
Olsson0%
Chester5%
Yacob0%
Sandro0%
Gardner0%
Fletcher0%
McClean0%
Anichebe0%
Sub - Berahino10%
Sub - Pritchard10%
Sub - Rondon5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 5:30PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 6 2016 4:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 5:30PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)