Didn’t expect to see this by the Old Trafford dugout. So. Many. Questions. pic.twitter.com/fIlbaxwaxu
— Simon Peach (@SimonPeach) April 13, 2019
The Press Association’s chief football writer Simon Peach spotted a sex toy by the dugout at Old Trafford after Man Utd’s 2-1 win over West Ham.
Looking around the area while stadium staff cleaned up the stands, the journalist saw something not commonly found amidst the post-match detritus.
It's part of Phil Jones' headgear! pic.twitter.com/QNMLTCFo3Z
— Pepperoni (@Thin_n_Crispy) April 13, 2019
Presumably the discarded item had been brought along by someone looking to taunt Hammers joint-owners David Gold and David Sullivan.
They were dubbed “the Dildo Brothers” by Sporting Lisbon president Bruno de Carvalho in a row over the proposed transfer of William Carvalho.
— BOBBY FIRMINO (@BOBBYFIRMINO28) April 13, 2019
It was a reference to the business empire the pair built up of soft pornography, sex shops and adult movies.
In the game itself, Paul Pogba scored twice from the penalty spot to seal all three points for Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s Red Devils.
Felipe Anderson had equalised for the visitors in between the Frenchman’s strikes and had another disallowed earlier on.