Lord Sugar

The West Ham co-chairman took to Twitter to 'console' the former Tottenham Hotspur chairman after the Capital One Cup semi-final.

Every football fan knows the trials and tribulations of following their favourite side.

Some deal with it better than others, while everyone has their own way of expressing their joy or frustration.

For former Tottenham chairman Alan Sugar, that often involves tweet after tweet on social media - and last night's Capital One Cup semi-final second leg at Sheffield United was no different.

Spurs led the League One side at Bramall Lane but conceded two late goals to go 2-1 down before Christian Eriksen leveled things on the night with a late strike of his own.

Needless to say, Tottenham's exploits left Lord Sugar filled with worry.

And West Ham United co-chairman David Gold has decided to poke fun at the former Tottenham chairman's Twitter antics.

The West Ham co-chairman is an avid user of social media himself and occasionally exchanges jokes with Sugar on Twitter - especially when he's given a chance like this one.

Gold himself reacts to most matches with a message to fans but rarely does he tweet during a game like his Spurs-supporting counterpart.

West Ham travel to Anfield to face Liverpool this Saturday afternoon, while Tottenham face West Brom at the Hawthorns at the same time (3pm).

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