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Gary Neville slams Liverpool's official twitter account for mocking Manchester United's loss to Watford

By Kevin Palmer

Published 19/09/2016

Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Jordan Henderson of Liverpool (14) celebrates with team mates Dejan Lovren as he scores their second goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Sadio Mane of Liverpool and Eden Hazard of Chelsea battle for the ball during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet (L) punches the ball to make a clearance during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea and Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool look on from the touchline during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva (L) stands alongside Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp as Klopp shouts instructions to his players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva (L) is hugged by Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (L) and Chelsea's Italian head coach Antonio Conte watch thier players during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Chelsea's Italian head coach Antonio Conte (R) shouts at Chelsea's Serbian defender Branislav Ivanovic during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea reacts from the touchline during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Antonio Conte manager of Chelsea reacts on the touchline during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Oscar of Chelsea makes a spectacular attempt to reach the ball during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Chelsea's Eden Hazard (left) is fouled by Liverpool's Lucas Leiva during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Scott Heavey/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 images during a match. No video emulation or promotion as 'live'. No use in games, competitions, merchandise, betting or single club/player services. No use with unofficial audio, video, data, fixtures or club/league logos.
Liverpool's Belgian striker Divock Origi (C) cies with Chelsea's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte (right) gestures on the touchline during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Scott Heavey/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 images during a match. No video emulation or promotion as 'live'. No use in games, competitions, merchandise, betting or single club/player services. No use with unofficial audio, video, data, fixtures or club/league logos.
Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa (L) is congratulated by Chelsea's Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic after scoring his team's first goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Chelsea's Diego Costa (centre) scores his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Scott Heavey/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 images during a match. No video emulation or promotion as 'live'. No use in games, competitions, merchandise, betting or single club/player services. No use with unofficial audio, video, data, fixtures or club/league logos.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring his sides first goal with Nemanja Matic of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: David Luiz of Chelsea looks on following an injury during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Gary Cahill of Chelsea reacts during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Jordan Henderson of Liverpool (14) celebrates with team mate Dejan Lovren as he scores their second goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Adam Lallana (left) and Chelsea's Nemanja Matic battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Scott Heavey/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 images during a match. No video emulation or promotion as 'live'. No use in games, competitions, merchandise, betting or single club/player services. No use with unofficial audio, video, data, fixtures or club/league logos.
Liverpool's Sadio Mane (left) and Chelsea's Eden Hazard battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Scott Heavey/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 images during a match. No video emulation or promotion as 'live'. No use in games, competitions, merchandise, betting or single club/player services. No use with unofficial audio, video, data, fixtures or club/league logos.
Chelsea's Brazilian defender David Luiz (L) vies with Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea dives in vain as Jordan Henderson of Liverpool scores their second goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea dives in vain as Jordan Henderson of Liverpool scores their second goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Chelsea's Italian head coach Antonio Conte watches his players during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Chelsea's Italian head coach Antonio Conte (R) and Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (L) watch they play during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's Senegalese midfielder Sadio Mane (C) vies with Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Oscar during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Dejan Lovren of Liverpool (L) shootd past Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea as he scores their first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Chelsea's Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois throwa the ball to a teammate during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum (L) runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool and David Luiz of Chelsea battle for possession during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Chelsea's Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois jumps but fails to to save a long-range shot from Liverpool's English midfielder Jordan Henderson to score his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson (centre) celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game with teammates during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 16, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Scott Heavey/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 images during a match. No video emulation or promotion as 'live'. No use in games, competitions, merchandise, betting or single club/player services. No use with unofficial audio, video, data, fixtures or club/league logos.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: David Luiz of Chelsea looks on as he warms up prior to the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Chelsea's Italian coach Antonio Conte (left) and Liverpool's German coach Jurgen Klopp. AFP/Getty
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: The Premier League trophy on display prior to the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: a match ball sit pitchside prior to the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: The Premier League trophy on display prior to the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: The Premier League trophy on display prior to the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: The Premier League trophy on display prior to the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: A general view of the stadium reflected in a puddle prior to the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: A general view outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Gary Neville has hit out at Liverpool’s official Twitter account after they poked fun at Manchester United following their shock 3-1 defeat at Watford on Sunday.

United great Neville was not amused as Liverpool’s Twitter feed encouraged a Man Utd fan site to delete a jovial tweet thanking the Reds for beating what they described as ‘one of their title rivals’ in Chelsea on Friday night.

Liverpool’s in-house social media team clearly believed they could have a joke at United expense as they encouraged @UnitedStandMUFC to delete their message following a woeful loss for their team at Vicarage Road.

Liverpool’s Twitter account responded with this simple message soon after United’s miserable display at Watford:

The weekend’s results left Liverpool one point ahead of their old foes United, but Neville suggested the brash tweet from the Anfield club’s official Twitter feed was a little premature with a clash between the two clubs less than a month away.





When a fan suggested Neville would be lapping up the banter if it was the United Twitter feed having fun at Liverpool’s expense, the Sky Sports pundit responded with this snipe:

The countdown to Liverpool v Man Utd at Anfield on October 17th is now on, with this little social media spat adding to the tension ahead of a game that will be crucial to both club’s hopes of mounting a sustained push for the Premier League title.

 

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