Chairman to face down his club’s on-line critics
Posh chairman Darragh MacAnthony is so fed up with criticism of his club he’s challenged the moaners and whingers to meet him face-toface tonight (Thursday). It’s become something of a social media ritual after a Posh defeat for MacAnthonytotake stick on Twitter and on internet forums from disgruntled fans.
MacAnthonyhasabigpresence on Twitter - he has over 44,ooo followers - and often becomes embroiled in argumentswith those whoirritate him.
The chairman’s response now is to hold a fans’ forum in the Caroline Hand Executive Suite this evening (6.30pm) when all grievances can be aired in public. It’s free ad- mission
MacAnthony will head a panel committed to answering any question.
Chief executive officerBob Symns, commercial manager Alex Harris, head of ticketing and media Chris Brewer and club shop manager Emma Greenwillalsobeonthepanel.
MacAnthony used his own Twitter feed to say: “To the current seven or eight moaners, especially onlondonroad. net, youareinvitedtomeetthe CEO, commercial director, ticket manager, shopmanager andmoretoaddressconcerns, queries and ask any question you feel isn’t addressed or answered by the meetings with fans’ groups we already have.
“Instead of constant forum sniping, moaningandtrolling, put your big boy pants on and comedownandaskmeandmy staff direct questions.”
Posh boss Grant McCann will not be present, He may host a future fans’ forum.
Darragh MacAnthony and Bob Symns will be in the Fans Forum hot-seat.