Blackburn Rovers hit back at Leeds United's mocking tweet

A general view of Ewood Park, home of Blackburn Rovers FC during the Sky Bet League One match between Blackburn Rovers and Oldham Athletic at Ewood Park on February 10, 2018 in Blackburn,...

Leeds United's ticket jibe does not go down well.

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United's official Twitter account is showing a bit more personality than it used to.

They might have pushed it a bit too far with an abrasive message which upset Championship competitors Blackburn Rovers.

 

Leeds were letting their fans know that their ticket allocation for their away tie with Blackburn Rovers on October 20 has been increased.

More than 7,000 Leeds fans will get tickets for the game at Ewood Park, one of the most generous allocations they will be granted all season.

A general view of Ewood Park, home of Blackburn Rovers FC during the Sky Bet League One match between Blackburn Rovers and Oldham Athletic at Ewood Park on February 10, 2018 in Blackburn,...

Leeds took this as an opportunity to have some fun.

Blackburn were not amused, and hit back at the suggestion they could not fill their own ground.

Neither club come off particularly well with this, yet there is a practical element to Leeds' message.

Leeds social media team are paid to increase engagement as well as communicate, and this will have garnered more attention than simply a standard message. Job done.

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

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