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02/01/2013 11:14 GMT | Updated 02/01/2013 11:19 GMT

Newport County And Lincoln City Involved In Bizarre Twitter Transfer Row

Rio Ferdinand endorsed a description of Ashley Cole as a "choc ice", Cole called the FA a "bunch of tw*ts" and now after the players come the clubs. Because Lincoln City and Newport County have got themselves unprofessionally involved in a bizarre Twitter row over the loan of Jake Thomson.

County tweeted to "confirm that Jake Thomson has joined Lincoln City on a month's loan" at 2pm, adding a link which directed users to a picture of the player in a Newport shirt on the club's Facebook page.

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Thomson in a Newport shirt

Then 81 minutes later and against all good judgement and sensibility whoever was in charge of the Lincoln account replied...

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Called out as "unprofessional" by a user, the Lincoln account retorted "Surely the unprofessional approach is announcing a loan move that hasn't even happened yet???"

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Yes, with three question marks!!!

County have tweeted half-a-dozen times since their 'confirmation' tweet, but have not responded to their fellow Conference National side yet.