WE'VE all heard of getting the bird
- and this flock of starlings certainly want to give out a message.
While Warnock was getting the plaudits, his counterpart Mick McCarthy was getting the bird
from disenchanted fans of the Midlands club, who have now gone eight league games without a win.
Goode was playing a blinder at the back - he was getting the bird
from the crowd so he must have been doing something right - and took everything the Boks threw at him.
STEVE BRUCE is getting the bird
after a bad week - but insists he can tackle his problems.
A STUDENT who failed in his attempts to nurse an ailing rare duck back to full health has spent EUR200 of his savings getting the bird
Getting the bird
there, though, proved something of a logistical nightmare.
GETTING THE BIRD
Protesting Cardiff fans vent their anger on chairman Peter Ridsdale LAST LAUGH Bothroyd is thrilled with his stoppagetime winner
BAD HERR DAY Ballack should be getting the bird
more often from Chelsea fans; 15/04/06 v BOLTON Scored in 2-0 win that clinched title; 06/12/08 v BOLTON Failed to score in 2-0 away win; League position 2008/09; Goals scored; Goals scored; League position 2008/09
Reading's shot-shy side were getting the bird
from as early as the 16th minute after conceding a sucker-punch opener.
Derby had trailed from the 12th minute to Bobby Hassell's close-range strike and were getting the bird
from their frustrated fans until Barnes saved the day.
WEST BROMWICH boss Gary Megson has revealed how getting the bird
from the club's mascot proved the last straw.
Trainer Charles Cyzer decided to go for the ambitious double when yesterday's Park Hill looked a weak race and veteran racegoers will remember William Hill-owned Cantelo getting the bird
when she won the St Leger two days after losing the Park Hill at odds-on.
England striker Nick Barmby wasn't alone in getting the bird
from upset fans and Robson could hardly disguise his disappointment at the way the club's mini-revival came to a grinding halt after a five-match unbeaten run.