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Did Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan boo his own players?

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Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan, centre, looks on in the stands during the English Premier League match against Sunderland at the Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff Wales Saturday Dec. 28, 2013. Cardiff City coach Malky Mackay was sacked this week following public dispute with the owner. (AP Photo/Nick Potts/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE


What a strange time this is at Cardiff City, where the owner is at war with the fans (or something close to it), and where the strangeness of it all just keeps multiplying.

If you believe this increasingly kooky series of events could not glide any further off the rails, try this one, lifted directly from the theater of the bizarre: the owner, Vincent Tan, appeared to boo his players after they gave up a two-goal lead, drawing at home with Sunderland in the hours after popular manager Malky Mackay was dismissed in a move described by Tan as “regretfully necessary.”

So you be the judge: is Tan, seen here in the maddening aftermath of Saturday’s draw at home, booing as he leaves the owner’s box?


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