Sheffield Wednesday fan Michael Vaughan thanks Sheffield United fans for '˜lovely reception' during Sheffield FC match

Ex-England cricketer and Sheffield Wednesday fan Michael Vaughan has taken to social media to thank Sheffield United fans for a 'lovely reception' as he played against the Blades for Sheffield FC last night.

Wednesday, 5th September 2018, 11:05 am
Updated Thursday, 6th September 2018, 03:28 am
Michael Vaughan

Vaughan's tongue-in-cheek tweet came after he played for FC in Matt Roney's testimonial match and received a predictably hostile reception from the visiting fans.

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He shared a video of Blades fans booing him during the match but that didn't stop him from winning a second-half penalty during the match, which was coolly converted by star man Roney.

Chris Wilder fielded a strong side, including new signing Marvin Johnson and the returning Paul Coutts, in United's 11-2 win over the non-league side.

Sheffield FC's team was littered with high profile guest players including Vaughan, Matt Duke, Derek Geary, Rob Kozluk and Michael Brown.