Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Death Threats to Toon Player

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Death Threats to Toon Player

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Byline: Lee Ryder, Brian Daniel and Jeremy Armstrong

TOON star Paul Dummett has been sent chilling death threats by Uruguay fans who blame his tackle on Luis Suarez for their star player potentially missing the World Cup.

Welsh under 21 interna.e Welsh under 21 internainterna- tional defender has been sent a tional defender has been sent a series of threatening messages on series of threatening messages on social media after it emerged the Liverpool forward is in a battle for tness to appear at this summer's tness to appear at this summer's tournament in Brazil. Uruguay fans believe DumUruguay fans believe DumDum- mett's challenge on Suarez in the mett's challenge on Suarez in the nal game of the season is the nal game of the season is the cause of the surgery he has undercause of the surgery he has underunder- gone which threatens his place at the World Cup. And the Toon youngster was And the Toon youngster was yesterday on the receiving end of yesterday on the receiving end of hundreds of abusive messages on hundreds of abusive messages on twitter with one telling him "a Twitter with one telling him "a bullet in the head" would be waiting should he ever visit the waiting should he ever visit the South American nation and " South American nation and " another simply saying: "We another simply saying: "We kill you." But Dum But Dummett" has mett has insisted the insisted the challenge challenge was an acci was an acci accident and spo dent and spo spoken of his hope that Suaken of his hope that SuaSuarez will make the rez will make the tournament.

22-year-old left .e 2-year-old left back challenged Suaback challenged Suarez shortly after comrez shortly after comcoming on as a substitute ing on as a substitute in the clash earlier this the clash earlier this month, in which title month, in which title chasing Liverpool beat Newcastle 2-1. Dummett" was shown Dummett was shown a straight red card for the foul, after which Suarez played on. …

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