(Images) Twitter Reacts To Andy Townsend’s Absence For Man City vs Barca

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Twitter does backflips as commentator pulls a sickie.

Football fans don’t have long to wait before Andy Townsend is a thing of the past on Champions League night. Taking leave at the end of the season, supporters can watch the sport unencumbered with Townsend’s pithy observations.

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However, fans got an early taste of life without the former Ireland international after he pulled a sickie for Manchester City’s clash with Barcelona.

And with that, Twitter exploded in a joyful blast of memes and jokes – the best of which can be seen below.

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