Video: Norwich City midfielder Robert Snodgrass boos himself as he admits he ‘over-reacted’ in spat with fans
16:27 30 January 2014
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Robert Snodgrass showed his lighter side when he booed himself at the start of a press conference ahead of Saturday’s Norwich City match at Cardiff.
The Scottish international amusingly broke the ice before admitting he should not have got embroiled in a verbal spat with some Norwich City supporters during the midweek goalless Premier League home draw against Newcastle.
Snodgrass volunteered to face the media to explain his actions during a fractious first half against the Magpies. Snodgrass reacted angrily to a section of home supporters critical of his delivery from a corner, but the midfielder revealed he had received a positive reaction since the incident.
“I over-reacted but the feedback I have had from fans has been positive because it shows you care,” he said. “I am the same as the fans - I have the same drive and determination to do well for this club. I love being at this club. You take the good with the bad and we move forwards as a club because we need this support more than anything because they are the 12th man.
“I reacted and I shouldn’t have. The fans are a great set, it was heat of the moment. Scottish people just look aggressive sometimes, and it does look as if you are having a go at your team-mates, but I am more angry with myself, that was the case the other night because I was nowhere near good enough in the first half.
“I put so much heart and determination into everything I do, because I care. The fans know what we want and when it does not go right there is no one really more disappointed than myself, I don’t think straight for days on end. The fans were singing my name at the end and I went straight over to apologise at that section of the ground. It is one of those things and you draw a line under it.”