You plantpots – Tom Pope tweets his response to “abuse” from Man City fans

For good or bad, Port Vale veteran Tom Pope has a reputation as a prolific Twitter user.

Earlier this month, Pope earned himself a one-match ban after some controversial comments were reported to the FA. The suspension has clearly not dissuaded the forward from continuing to add his thoughts on the social media platform.

Pope had previously commented on Manchester City defender John Stones following errors while on England duty. At the the Vale striker noted that

Pope has tweeted to say that since that moment, Stones has improved a lot but it seems that initial remark has not gone down well with City fans especially following the FA Cup third round draw which sees the Valiants travelling to Manchester to take on the FA Cup holders.

However, with tongue firmly in cheek, Pope has penned a brilliant response to the Twitter abusers commenting: