Sheffield United fans react to tweet posted by Sheffield Wednesday's Lee Bullen after Aston Villa fightback

A fan and the police have words during the Sky Bet Championship fixture between Aston Villa and Sheffield United at Villa Park on February 8, 2019 in Birmingham, England.

The Sheffield Wednesday coach appeared to be on the wind-up after Sheffield United dropped points at Villa Park.

Sheffield Wednesday's Acting Manager Lee Bullen during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Preston North End at Hillsborough Stadium on December 22, 2018 in...

A tweet posted by the Sheffield Wednesday coach, Lee Bullen, shortly after Sheffield United's 3-3 draw at Aston Villa has reeled in several Blades fans.

Sheffield United were 3-0 up and coasting towards the top of the Championship until three goals from the 82nd minute onwards earned Aston Villa a point in front of their own fans.


The result kept the Blades in third position, but moved them 17 points clear of 16th-place Sheffield Wednesday, who do have two games in hand.

Nevertheless, some of a Sheffield United persuasion could not resist the urge to bite after Bullen tweeted - and subsequently deleted - a message containing only a tick:

Chris ⚪️UTB ⚔️‏ @ChrisN_UTB: Replying to @BullenFootball

******* bald jock ******* hope you choke on ur haggis after playing ur bag pipes in your skirt you clown



Smig‏ @Smiggy: Replying to @BullenFootball

mind the gap ya bald **** x



annies_song_‏ @Annies_song_: Replying to @MattJCasbolt @wit_xx and two others

Big Brucey will **** the failure off soon


Roy‏ @Roy78915568: Replying to @BullenFootball

Yeah we were 3.0 up and ****** it up, when was the last time you tramps were 3.0 up away from home, btw I'm sure Chris will use this to gee up the lads, not that we need it against you gimps.


Wadey‏ @wadeyc84: Replying to @BullenFootball

Soppy ****! Get a life you are a grown man ffs!


Dan Spillings‏ @Dan_Spillings: Replying to @BullenFootball

Sad ******* you're still **** and we're still in the play offs


Ethan Thompson‏ @EthanTh20274735: Replying to @ian_swfc @BullenFootball

Nearly as funny as getting ****** 4-2 at home on sky against your rivals you called ‘pub team’ for a whole 5 years


It is not the first time that Bullen appears to have gone fishing in Sheffield United waters.

Asked about Billy Sharp's comments on wanting Sheffield Wednesday to lose in the 2017 play-offs, so that the Blades could beat them twice the following season, the former Owls captain replied: 'Who?'

Billy Sharp of Sheffield United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 3-0 during the Sky Bet Championship fixture between Aston Villa and Sheffield United at Villa Park on February 8,...

But Bullen will be all too aware of Sharp now, after the Sheffield United striker scored his 20th, 21st and 22nd goals of the season against Aston Villa.

Have something to tell us about this article?

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch