As Steven Gerrard was approaching the box in front of the Stretford End and Nemanja Vidic got that glint in his eye, why didn’t we think of this?

Ok ok, so obviously I don’t mean it, before you all go mental at me. However, after the past couple of days with insults being traded back and forth between our fans and their fans, it puts the ill-feeling between United and Liverpool in to perspective. Fucking shooting someone who’s about to score an equalising goal? What is the World coming to? Clearly Iraqis take local rivalries a hell of a lot more seriously than we do over here!

Made in Manchester is available for just £5. It includes 30 articles from the country's best football writers about graduates from the Manchester United academy. Everyone who buys a copy enters a competition to win the new home shirt. All profit goes to Trafford Macmillan so please support this fantastic cause.
amazon smaller