Angry Sheffield Wednesday fans react as Owls player publicly congratulates Sheffield United's David Brooks on derby win

A Sheffield Wednesday supporter braves the elements (L) during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Sheffield Wednesday at Cardiff City Stadium on September 16, 2017 in...

Sheffield Wednesday lost 4-2 at home to Sheffield United on Sunday.

David Brooks of Sheffield United and Josh Murphy of Norwich in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Norwich City at Bramall Lane on September 16, 2017...David Brooks in action for Sheffield United (left)

Sheffield Wednesday fans have reacted with anger after three Owls youngsters either congratulated or appeared to congratulate Sheffield United's David Brooks on Twitter, following the Blades' 4-2 win at Hillsborough on Sunday.

Strikers George Hirst and Jordan Lonchar - both of whom purport to be Wednesday supporters - 'liked' a tweet from Brooks, which showed yesterday's man of the match getting the better of the Owls' Jack Hunt.

Niclas Thiede of Germany and George Hirst of England compete for the ball during the U19 International match between England and Germany at One Call Stadium on September 5, 2017 in...Brooks' England teammate George Hirst in action (right)

But defender Jordan Thorniley - who is currently on loan from Wednesday to Accrington Stanley - went a step further than that, tweeting that he was "buzzing for the main man", Brooks, who hails from his hometown of Warrington and is the 20-year-old's best friend from school, according to ex-United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale.

Jordan Thorniley Twitter

Thorniley has since deleted his account altogether, while Hirst and Lonchar have each retracted their 'likes'.

However, it would appear the trio have some way to go if they are earn the forgiveness of the Wednesday fanbase, some of whom are calling for Thorniley to be released from his contract.

Sheffield United went 2-0 up inside 15 minutes at Hillsborough, courtesy of goals from John Fleck and Leon Clarke, before Wednesday hit back through Gary Hooper and Lucas Joao.

However, United again scored twice in quick succession, with Mark Duffy and Clarke on target, to hand the Blades their first away victory against their city rivals since February 2006.

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