You've really got to hand it to Bridge... a year on and Terry's left hanging again

25 April 2011 02:21
A season on from the non-handshake between Wayne Bridge and John Terry following allegations of a relationship between the Chelsea captain and Vanessa Perroncel, Bridge's former girlfriend, the moments before yesterday's game offered a chance for a rematch - and a change oftactics from Bridge.

Last year, when playing for Manchester City, Bridge moved to offer a hand, only to pull it back at the last moment.

This time, with him at West Ham, he suddenly took a deep interest inshaking the hand of a mascot being taken down the line of players by Terry.

By the time an enthusiastic handshake had been completed with a Chelsea-shirted figure of about four feet tall, a rather larger one - inthe shape of Terry - had once more been left with his hand hanging in the air by Bridge, as the home crowd's jeers almost matched that of the cheers from West Ham's travelling supporters.

Wee push: John Terry guides amascot towards Wayne Bridge

Ignored: Bridge takes a special interest in the Chelsea mascot

Next please: Terry resumeshis handshaking duties

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Source: Daily_Mail