Wolves fans take to Twitter to mobilise mass away support

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JAY FREEMAN brings us the story of how two fans took their idea to Twitter and were responsible for gathering the largest away following in the all-seater era.

Twitter has proliferated fans’ interest in the game in the last few years. Whether it’s providing a public forum to vent on a defeat or a place where poor ‘football funny’ images can be shared, fans seem to have got behind the platform. Some fans, however, have used the site as a place to mobilise a massive following, in a way that’s not been seen before. Following their second successive relegation in May of last year, under-fire Wolves Chairman Steve Morgan released a letter to the fans, detailing his thoughts on the unenviable situation the club found themselves in. He was especially frank, admitting ‘as Chairman of the Club I take my responsibilities very seriously; we have failed our supporters, and the…

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