Sheffield Wednesday fans mock Sheffield United as Liam Palmer is capped before John Fleck

Fans of Sheffield Wednesday look on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Stoke City at Hillsborough Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

Both Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United had a player each in Scotland's latest squad.

Liam Palmer of Sheffield Wednesday gestures during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Norwich City at Hillsborough Stadium on November 03, 2018 in Sheffield,...

Some Sheffield Wednesday fans are mocking rivals Sheffield United on Twitter.

United may be 19 points clear of Wednesday and seemingly bound for the Premier League, but it's the Owls who (in a way) have the bragging rights where Thursday's internationals are concerned.


Both clubs had a player each called up by Scotland manager Alex McLeish, but despite having featured in previous squads Blades midfielder John Fleck lost out to Wednesday right-back and international new boy Liam Palmer in the race for a first senior cap.

Many of a Sheffield United persuasion cannot believe that Fleck, arguably one of theirs and the Championship's standout performers this season, wasn't called upon as Scotland fell to a 3-0 defeat in Kazakhstan.

9th November 2018, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, England; EFL Championship football, Sheffield United versus Sheffield Wednesday; John Fleck of Sheffield United moves the ball forward

And this is what their Sheffield Wednesday counterparts are saying in response...








Of course, Palmer's Scotland debut wasn't one to remember, although the Owls academy product wasn't directly involved in any of the goals conceded by his side.

That said, his performance appears to have left plenty to be desired - with the Times newspaper giving him a three-out-of-10 rating and suggesting he might never play again for the Tartan Army.

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