Billy Sharp welcomes Caolan Lavery to Sheffield United - and pokes fun at city neighbours Wednesday - after 4-0 win over Swindon

Caolan Lavery opened his goals account for Sheffield United in their 4-0 victory over Swindon at Bramall Lane this afternoon.

Saturday, 10th December 2016, 5:24 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 12:37 pm
Caolan Lavery is overjoyed after scoring his first Sheffield United goal

And Blades skipper Billy Sharp was on hand to congratulate the Canadian-born striker, with a cheeky tweet referencing Lavery's move across the Steel City from rivals Wednesday.

Sharp, a boyhood Blades fan, wrote on Twitter: "Buzzing for you @clavery13. You are no longer a pig... you're officially a Blade."

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Predictably, the tweet went down equally as well with Unitedites as it did badly amongst Wednesday fans. Lavery was released by Wednesday in the summer, before joining United after a fee was agreed for his services.

Lavery later tweeted himself: "Happy to get my first goal for SUFC! Wasn't the cleanest of strikes but I'll take it! Big well done to the lads and MOTM Mark Duffy."